• Altus AFB hosts 23rd Annual Cattle Drive

    Leaders from the 97th Air Mobility Wing and local community members drove more than 20 longhorn cattle through Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Aug. 25, 2022. The cattle drive is an annual event that carries on the tradition of “The Great Western Trail,” a path that over six million cattle and one

  • From Humvees to Horses: the LRS Airman Behind the Cattle Drive

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Robert Black, the Vehicle Maintenance NCO in charge assigned to the 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron, has experienced country living his entire life. For the past 15 years, TSgt Black has committed himself to this lifestyle by helping kick-off one of Altus AFB’s most

  • Airmen get taste of the farm life

    The Altus Chamber of Commerce Farm City Tour was held Oct. 3, 2016, recognizing the importance of agriculture to the economy of southwest Oklahoma. The tour kicked off the 39th annual Farm City Week, which brings the local business, military and farming communities closer together.The tour provided

  • 18th annual Cattle Drive makes its way through Altus AFB

    Members of Altus Air Force Base and the local community drove approximately 20 Longhorn cattle throughout the base during the 18th annual Cattle Drive, Aug. 25, 2016. The cattle drive started at the main gate and made its way past the flightline, the 97th Training Center, through base housing and