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Air Education and Training Command News

  • 97 AMW Leaders Learn to Sort Cattle

    Every year, the Great Plains Stampede Rodeo Association comes to town and the 97th Air Mobility Wing is involved in many unique ways. In particular, the cattle sorting competition invites wing leadership to the Watkins Ranch in Altus, Okla., to participate in a friendly, yet difficult, competition.

  • From Humvees to Horses: the LRS Airman Behind the Altus Cattle Drive

    Tech. Sgt. Robert Black, the Vehicle Maintenance NCO in charge assigned to the 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron, has experienced country living his entire life. For the past 15 years, Black has committed himself to this lifestyle by helping kick-off one of Altus AFB’s most distinctive events, the

  • Altus Tech. Sgt. Promotes At Line No. 3 of 9,467 after 12 year struggle

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sergeant Amanda Harrison, the Aerospace Medicine flight chief assigned the 97th Medical Group, promoted to Tech. Sgt. with a line number of three, July 18, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. Harrison has been on a long 12-year journey of battling testing anxiety and studying

  • 97 AMW in Photos

    Last week, the U.S. Army National Guard worked alongside the 97th Air Mobility Wing to simulate a deployed emergency scenario that tested the capabilities of how quickly they can mobilize in Operation Western Strike. On June 18, 2019, they returned from Arkansas to Altus Air Force Base.

  • Doing More With More: 97 AMW Squadron Superintendents Course

    At the head of every unit, there is a triad of leadership: it is the commander, first sergeant and superintendent who are charged with leading, training and disciplining their Airmen who complete the mission. Commanders and first sergeants undergo formal training on handling their units, but

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