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  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • 19th AF command chief says goodbye to Altus AFB

    Chief Master Sgt. Justin Apticar, 19th Air Force command chief, came out to Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, March 12-13, 2024, for an immersive tour. As Apticar reflects on his upcoming retirement, he told Airmen of the Mighty 97th that he wanted to visit Altus AFB one more time before he hung up

  • Altus AFB Women Empower Women

    On the first Wednesday of every month, the smell of doughnuts and coffee wafts throughout the multi-purpose room in the base exchange, while women from both active-duty and civilian roles around Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, network through smiles, laughter, and tears at Coffee and Connect.

  • VM unit innovates efficiency

    Nestled in the corner of Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, is a shop that gears up every morning to train vehicle maintainers within the walls of the 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron. For years, initial training for this position has taken up to 15 months to complete, but thanks to Thomas Kessler,

  • 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.