• Altus innovation team design shared across service

    Due to the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, rapid response actions were required to mitigate the spread of the virus, to ensure safe mission contribute. AFWERX, a community of Air Force innovators who strive to connect Airmen to solutions, requested Spark Cell centers across the Air Force to assist

  • 97 AMW ensures emergency readiness with severe weather exercise

    Airmen of the 97th Air Mobility Wing conducted a severe weather exercise on May 21, 2020 to practice emergency response procedures.Many residents in the Southern Midwest of the United States have grown up practicing procedures for tornadoes. At the 97th AMW, Airmen also need to practice aircraft

  • Mobility’s Hometown recognizes nurses

    Since 1954, National Nurses Week has been recognized nation-wide from May 6 through May 12. It began as a celebration of the birthday of Florence Nightingale, widely known as the founder of modern nursing, and later grew to become a national event designed to recognize the contributions of the men

  • 97 AMW CGO named best in AETC

    U.S. Air Force Capt. Dustin Gooden, 97th Civil Engineer Squadron operations flight commander, recently won the Air Education and Training Command’s Company Grade Officer of the Year award for 2019.

  • 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

  • Importance of Mental Health Q&A's

    Between rising COVID-19 concerns and mandatory health precautions in effect nationwide, there are many factors that can affect a person's mental health. Maintaining a strong and positive state-of-mind during this time can be difficult, but there are many resources available that can help. The

  • Airmen, volunteers of AAFB unite to create masks to fight COVID-19

    After Secretary of Defense Mark Esper released new guidance on the use of cloth face coverings on April 5, 2020, more than 45 Airmen and dependents from the Mighty 97th volunteered to quickly create and distribute face masks throughout the wing, April 6, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base.

  • 97 FSS fosters excellence with 3 AETC awards

    Airmen from the 97th Force Support Squadron, at Altus Air Force Base brought home three awards, recently as part of the 2019 A1 Awards Program for Air Education and Training Command.