Air Education and Training Command News

  • 97 AMW celebrates arrival of KC-46 Pegasus

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing welcomed its first KC-46A Pegasus Feb. 8, 2019. The “Spirit of the Mighty 97th” was the first KC-46 to be delivered to the formal training unit at Altus Air Force Base.

  • KC‐46 arrives for combat training

    Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 730th Air Mobility Training Squadron here, dignitaries and Air Force leaders accepted the new KC‐46A Pegasus during a historic arrival celebration Feb. 8.

  • 97th AMXS members dominate Aircraft Maintenance Competition

    Four members of the 97th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) recently found success competing against 10 opposing teams in an Aerospace Maintenance Competition (AMC), garnering first place and breaking two national records in the process. “The safety wire record was broken by Josh Ellison,” said

  • AETC’s 2016 Altus Trophy goes to San Antonio community

     Lt. Gen. Darryl Roberson, commander of Air Education and Training Command, announced the community of San Antonio, Texas, as the winner of the 2016 Altus Trophy during a brief ceremony with AETC’s Civic Leader Group here Wednesday. “This is our way of recognizing the community’s impact and

  • Family remains resilient throughout 20 years in the military

    The Quevy family was learning to be resilient long before it was considered a buzz word in the U.S. Air Force. Like a rubber band, resilience is being able to bounce back when life stretches an individual beyond their comfort zone. And like most situations, people do not understand their ability to

  • Altus AFB strengthens capabilities in multi-base exercise

    Members from the 97th Air Mobility Wing took part in a two-day flying operations training exercise from March 3-4, 2016.The training exercise is part of the Altus Air Force Base Quarterly Exercise Program (ALTEX) which was established to enhance aircrew instructor opportunities and provide exposure

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