• 97 CES firefighters recognized for life saving efforts

    Six Airmen assigned to the 97th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) Fire and Emergency Services Flight were presented life-saving awards signed by Jeffery Wagner, Air Force fire chief, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Jan. 13, 2022.

  • 97 LRS supplies GRIT to Airmen

    Leaders from the 97th Logistic Readiness Squadron instituted the GRIT program, a monthly training for junior Airmen and their supervisors at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

  • 18 AF commander visits 97 AMW FTUs

    Maj. Gen. Thad Bibb Jr., 18th Air Force commander, came to Altus Air Force Base, Dec. 20, 2021, to give thanks to the 97th Air Mobility Wing’s formal training units (FTUs) and receive updates on current training efforts.

  • FEMA reevaluates AAFB as potential emergency site

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency visited Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma to reevaluate the base as an emergency staging site in case of a natural disaster in Southwestern Oklahoma, December 16, 2021.

  • 97 AMW commander visits Laughlin AFB pilot students

    Airmen from the 58th Airlift Squadron and Col. Blaine Baker, 97th Air Mobility Wing commander, flew a C-17 Globemaster III to Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 9-10, 2021, where Baker gave a speech at a pilot training graduation ceremony and allowed student pilots to tour an aircraft they could