Altus AFB continues mission ops under COVID-19 mitigation efforts
By Airman 1st Class Breanna Klemm, 97th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs Office
/ Published April 03, 2020
ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. --
Throughout the month of March, the 97th Air Mobility Wing has undergone many changes to help keep Airmen and their families safe while utilizing Altus AFB facilities. As health and safety mitigation efforts continue world-wide due to the threat of COVID-19, the 97thAMW continues to accomplish its mission of training exceptional mobility Airmen. Base facilities such as the base Commissary and Bowling Alley have implemented health precautions such as mandatory Common Access Card (CAC) checks, hand sanitizing stations and carry-out only options at the dining facilities on base. Units still functioning around base practice social distancing and good hygiene to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 while continuing to excel at their jobs. Various facilities on base have been closed, but Airmen and their families are encouraged to continue healthy lifestyle habits while practicing safe social distancing. In an effort toward keeping Mobility's Hometown safe and healthy, Airmen are adapting to atemporary lifestyle while also continuing to complete the mission.