• Altus, Luke AFB aircrews team up for air refueling training

    Task force AGILE JESTER from the 54th Air Refueling Squadron teamed up with Airmen from the 944th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, and the Arizona Air National Guard to complete an air refueling training exercise, Nov. 15-19, 2021.
  • AAFB members celebrate Native American Heritage Month by Living off the Land

    A Native American Heritage month event, called “Living off the Land”, was held at the community garden to teach Airmen and their families about Native American traditional crops and how to grow them at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Nov. 10, 2021.
  • 97th SFS: exceeding ‘The Standard’

    Members of the 97th Security Forces Squadron participated in the first iteration of “The Standard”, Oct. 5-7, 2021, a new semi-annual training exercise to build up defenders’ skills and knowledge through teamwork and wingmanship.
  • 97 AMW Airmen participate in Veterans Day assembly at Navajo Public Schools

    Airmen from the 97th Air Mobility Wing participated in a Veterans Day assembly at Navajo Public School and Altus High School, Nov. 10, 2021.
  • 97th AMW, local VFW Post honor Veterans Day

    Veterans Day is a time to honor all of America’s veterans for their courage and selfless service. The 97th Air Mobility Wing (AMW) did just that by partnering with members from the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 4876 to pay respect to veterans in Altus, Oklahoma, Nov. 10-11, 2021.
  • Bonded by Service: Airpower and agriculture come together during Farm City Week

    Less than three percent of the United States’ population are either in the military or work in agriculture. However, both groups serve their nation by providing key elements to society: safety and sustenance. Airmen of the 97th Air Mobility Wing and members of the Altus agriculture industry took time to learn more about what each group does on a day to day basis during Altus’ annual Farm City Week, Nov. 3-4.
  • A Veterans Day Salute: Retired Tech Sgt. Terry Kratz

    Throughout the years, Altus Air Force Base has been the home to thousands of Airmen and civilian employees, but to one special Veteran, the community of Altus is where he calls home.
  • 97 AMW Airmen compete in annual Wing Rodeo

    Airmen from the 97th Air Mobility Wing competed in the second annual Wing Rodeo at Altus Air Force Base, Nov. 4-5, 2021.
  • 552nd OG visits 56th ARS to discuss interoperability improvements, combat readiness

    Members of the 552nd Operations Group from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, visited Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, for a “crosstalk” with members from the 56th Air Refueling Squadron. The visit was to learn more about the KC-46 Pegasus and E3 Sentry interoperability.
  • 97th, 82nd CONS Airmen partner to test contingency skills

    Airmen from the 97th Contracting Squadron at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma and the 82nd CONS from Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas teamed up to conduct a training exercise dubbed “Operation Sagebrush” at Altus AFB on Oct. 28-29, 2021.


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