• Another ‘step’ in maintaining the mission

    At the 97th Air Mobility Wing, aircrew are trained daily on the C-17 Globemaster III, KC-46 Pegasus and the KC-135 Stratotanker. While training occurs, the 97th Maintenance Group continuously works to keep the mission moving forward. When the 97th MXG discovers a need for a unique item, the

  • 97th LRS SMSgt wins MAJCOM award

    A member of the 97th Air Mobility Wing was named the 2019 Air Education and Training Command (AETC) General Lew Allen Jr. Trophy award winner. Allen was the 10th Chief of Staff of the Air Force, whose legacy was attention to detail and technical expertise and he credits the accomplishments of

  • 97 CES Concludes Fire Prevention Week with Parade

    For Fire Prevention Week this year, the 97th Civil Engineer Squadron ended its festivities with a parade through base housing and an open house at the Fire Station, Sept. 28, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.

  • 97 AMW in photos

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing had more than 10 agencies at Altus High School to showcase careers that applied to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), August 29, 2019.

  • Air University CCC talks leadership at all levels

    For the 2019 Altus AFB SNCO Induction, the Mighty 97th had the pleasure of hosting the command chief of Air University (AU) as its guest speaker on Aug 9, 2019. Even though he specifically came to give his regards to the new senior supervisors, he shared his knowledge with those going through

  • 97 AMW Hosts Kids Deployment Line

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing hosted a Kids Deployment Line welcoming children on base to experience a ‘kid-friendly’ deployment simulation, August 1, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.

  • 97 AMW highlights female AF pioneer in honor of Women’s History Month

    March is Women’s History Month, celebrating the struggles and successes of American women throughout the history of the United States. In honor of this, the 97th Air Mobility Wing is highlighting some of the stories of the hardworking women who keep the mission soaring every day.

  • Heartlink Spouse Orientation: Empowers spouses through integration

    Whether it is a military member’s first, next or last duty station, traveling to a new location is almost inevitable in a military career. Having to start over is difficult for the whole family, requiring them to learn about a new base’s mission, location and people. In order to ease the process of

  • Honoring Tradition: 97 AMW Welcomes Newest Blue Knights

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing held an Honor Guard graduation ceremony on Oct. 22, 2018 to welcome the newest members of the Blue Knights. Honor Guard’s primary mission is to professionally represent the U.S. Air Force at all public ceremonies both state-side and abroad.

  • 1,000 Days of Patient Safety: 97th MDG Achieves Healthcare Excellence

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing Medical Group celebrated 1,000 days without operational errors. In the medical world, this is a significant accomplishment, as it can mean the difference between life and death. 1,000 days with an incident is 1,000 days with a serious safety event.