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  • 97th OSS secretary receives 2021 SAIGE Award

    Rosemary Cook, the 97th Operations Support Squadron commander’s secretary and a Navajo Nation native, received a 2021 Society of American Indian Government Employees Military Meritorious Service Award.

  • A1C Coveney lights up Fire Prevention Week with legacy story

    Fire prevention week is a tradition for firefighters to proactively ensure the safety of the public community. Airman 1st Class Joseph Coveney, 97th CES fire prevention specialist, provides life-preserving information during fire prevention week while sharing a special legacy of his own.

  • AAFB tackles preparedness month with informative activities

    September is National Preparedness Month, a month long campaign to promote emergency awareness and preparedness for natural and man-made disasters. The 97th Civil Engineer Squadron's Emergency Management Flight shared ready.gov’s 2021 theme of "Prepare to protect; Preparing for disasters is

  • SLPM guides AAFB families, leaders through education decisions

    Judy Mott, 97th Force Support Squadron, is the School Liaison Program Manager for military families at Altus Air Force Base. Her primary responsibility is to help incoming and outgoing students from kindergarten through 12th grade to ensure they have a balanced educational environment.

  • 97th AMW recognizes women's equality day

    August 26th is nationally recognized as Women's Equality Day to commemorate the 1920 adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which allows women the right to vote. On this day, the ratification of women's suffrage in the U.S. is celebrated, as well as the heroes who

  • 89th AW visits AAFB with opportunities for Airmen

    Pilots and crew members from the 89th Airlift Wing based out of Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, visited Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, to educate, recruit, and showcase their mission to 97th Air Mobility Wing Airmen, Aug. 13, 2021.

  • 97 AMW in photos: assembling mobility aircrew training

    The 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron Airmen play a crucial role in the primary training mission at Mobility’s Hometown. One such task is training qualified C-17 Globemaster III loadmasters to be certified in airdrop training.

  • 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