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  • Mothers from the ‘Mighty 97th’

    For Mother’s Day, the Mighty 97th is celebrating all mothers around Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Altus AFB honors both the many mothers who raised the brave men and women serving our country in uniform and those mother’s serving in uniform.

  • AAFB Airmen, Ft. Sill Soldiers team up for joint training

    Airmen from the 97th Air Mobility Wing joined Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment (3-2 ADA) from the 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade (ADA) stationed at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, to conduct vehicle loading training on a static C-17 Globemaster III at Altus Air Force

  • Female crew chief: family and the KC-135

    Julianne Martinez walks around her dedicated KC-135 Stratotanker, searching for any loose items or damaged parts while ensuring gears are oiled. As she sprays the oil onto a rag to wipe down the landing gear, her left arm shows several tattooed flowers. One birth flower for each of her nephews and

  • TRANSCOM SEL visits ‘Mighty 97th’

    U.S. Navy Fleet Master Chief Donald O. Myrick, U.S. Transportation Command senior enlisted leader, visited Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, March 13-14, 2023, to meet Airmen and experience the “Mighty 97th” mission and capabilities firsthand.

  • Altus | AAFB Airman digs 97 CES ‘dirt boy’ role

    Senior Airman John Mason is the type of guy who loves getting his hands dirty. As a 97th Civil Engineer Squadron pavement and equipment operator journeyman, or "dirt boy," for the past three years, Mason feels he has found a passion.