• Altus AFB celebrates a century of air refueling

    The 54th and 56th Air Refueling Squadrons memorialized the centennial anniversary of air refueling with an in-air refueling flyover demonstration over Texas and Oklahoma landmarks, June 27, 2023.

  • 54th ARS seizes ‘Golden State’ opportunity to refuel F-16s

    Airmen from the 54th Air Refueling Squadron at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, provided air refueling to multiple F-16 Fighter Falcons from the 310th Fighter Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, at March Air Reserve Base, California July 11-15, 2022.

  • AAFB Airmen host 42nd annual boom operator symposium

    Airmen from the Altus Boom Association hosted the 42nd Annual Boom Operator Symposium at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, April 29-30, 2022. Boom operators from around the world celebrated in the time-honored tradition.

  • 97 OG Airmen execute Task Force Red Mammoth

    Airmen from the 97th Operations Group at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, conducted Task Force Red Mammoth at Kelly Airfield, Texas, Roswell Airport, New Mexico and Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 25-29, 2022.

  • 54th ARS celebrates its 75th anniversary

    The 54th Air Refueling Squadron will be celebrating its 75th anniversary in May, 2017. The 54th ARS was activated on May 30, 1942 as the 54th Transport Squadron and since then has had several name changes, locations and missions.The 54th ARS has been at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma since January

  • Altus aircrews participate in 2017 Naval Air Facility El Centro Airshow

    A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft and U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker air refueling aircraft assigned to the 97th Air Mobility Wing left for Naval Air Facility El Centro, CA on March 10, to participate in the 2017 NAF El Centro Airshow.The aircrews consisted of members from the