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  • Altus Community Partnership Program celebrates 10 years

    The Altus Community Partnership Program recently celebrated 10 years of working together to strengthen base and community relations. On Feb. 12, 2014, the city and base signed a charter to establish the partnership program.

  • AAFB, Kansas ANG Airmen team up for hot pit refueling

    Airmen assigned to the 190th Air Refueling Wing teamed up with Airmen from the 97th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron, and 54th Air Refueling Squadron to conduct the first ever hot pit refueling training at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 6, 2024.

  • 97 AMW leaders induct new honorary commanders

    On January 24, 2024, 97th Air Mobility Wing leaders hosted an induction ceremony at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, where 28 members from southwest Oklahoma's community were welcomed into the wing's Honorary Commander Program.

  • AFCEC leadership visits Mobility’s Hometown

    Brig. Gen. William Kale, Air Force Civil Engineer Center commander, Chief Master Sgt. Edward Fitzgerald, AFCEC senior enlisted leader, and AFCEC leadership members visited Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, to engage with the 97th Civil Engineer Squadron, Dec. 12, 2023.

  • Commentary: I don’t regret the decision to get help

    It was the Saturday after Thanksgiving last year. I sat in my hotel room and thought about ending my life. I was at tech school, 12 hours away from my family, and 22 hours away from my own bed. I had been living out of a hotel room for the last month, surviving on delivered pizza and frozen

  • 19th AF command team connects with Altus

    Maj. Gen. Clark Quinn, 19th Air Force commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Justin Apticar, 19th AF command chief, visited Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Sept. 20-21, 2023.