Tag: 97AMW
  • Arming local teachers, police against PSB

    It’s a topic no one wants to talk about, but that doesn’t make the discussion any less necessary. It’s PSB, or Problematic Sexual Behavior, and educators face it quite often in their jobs. Problematic sexual behavior in youth is defined as behavior that involves using sexual or private body parts in an inappropriate or harmful way to the individual or individuals impacted by the behavior.
  • 97th AMW welcomes Baker as new commander

    Col. Blaine Baker took command of the 97th Air Mobility Wing during a change of command ceremony July 1, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.
  • 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.
  • CCAF awards degrees to 17 “Mobility’s Hometown” graduates

    Leaders from the 97th Air Mobility Wing presented Community College of the Air Force degrees to 17 graduates during a graduation ceremony, May 13, 2021, at the base theater on Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
  • 97 MDG Airman fights at forefront of global pandemic

    According to the 2019 United States Census Bureau, the state of New York is home to more than 19 million people and is known as one of the busiest and most densely populated states in the nation.
  • Mobility’s Hometown holds second community workshop

    Airmen from the 97th Air Mobility Wing and Jackson County Health Department hosted a workshop for base and city of Altus community members, known as U-Night, Feb. 25, 2021, at the Southwest Technology Center in Altus.
  • Assisting in personal hardships: the RTA program

    In the U.S. Air Force, the four pillars of resilience are mental, physical, social, and spiritual wellbeing. These four pillars are the foundation of the Air Force Resilience Training Program used by Resilience Training Assistants and Master Resilience Trainers to help Airmen overcome challenges in their everyday lives. An RTA is an Airman who is trained to aid other Airmen in developing resiliency skills.
  • Training C-17 masters of the globe

    Before a C-17 Globemaster III student even steps foot in an aircraft, various steps of training are accomplished to ensure proficiency. For C-17 student training, the initial qualification curriculum consists of three different phases.
  • Altus AFB celebrates America Recycles Day

    On November 16, 2020, Airmen from the 97th Civil Engineer Squadron environmental flight celebrated America Recycles Day with a day of outreach at Rivers Elementary School and at the 97th Air Mobility Wing Recycling Center on Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
  • 97 LRS continues to support sole C-17 airdrop training mission

    A typical day for an air transportation specialist assigned to the 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron includes precisely packaging 64 feet of parachute, securing two tons of material onto a handmade pallet while safely executing its transportation aboard the world’s most flexible cargo aircraft, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. 


Click on the link below to see all the photos from Altus AFB's official ceremonies.

Altus AFB Flickr Albums