• AAFB talks suicide intervention with first responders

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing welcomed Amy Morgan, founder and CEO of Academy Hour, to educate first responders on the realities of suicide and how to intervene, May 4, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

  • A grade "A" workforce

    Altus Air Force Base is a unique place, known for its relationship with the local community, which ties in to the award-winning, completely civilian maintenance team. The team won the 2017 Aerospace Maintenance Competition this year, adding to their ever-expanding list of accomplishments.

  • Brothers by blood and service

    It is common in the military for service member to refer to each other as family members, but for two Altus Airmen, they are family by blood and service.

  • Flying for cycles; Altus AFB pilot encourages AF Cycling Team

    Surrounded by strangers, 10,000 cyclists biked together across Iowa in seven days. Stopping at four towns per day for food and rest, the athletes rode approximately 60 miles per day across the state. U.S. Air Force Capt. John Lachiewicz, an evaluation pilot with the 54th Air Refueling Squadron, rode

  • 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