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  • 97th AMW initiates base-wide health precautions towards COVID-19

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing has implemented base-wide health safety procedures in an effort to reduce the exposure to COVID-19; Although changes have been implemented, the mission of training mobility Airmen remains the same. Under current conditions it is still safe and essential to the Air Force to complete the mission essential task of training the next-generation Mobility Aircrew.
  • AAFB Women of the Wing reflect on heritage, experience

    For the month of March, women warriors from across the 97th Air Mobility Wing, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla., shared and reflected on the importance of the heritage behind Women’s History Month.
  • “There is no shame in getting help, I did.”

    Heisman Trophy winner and former running back, Herschel Walker, talked about his experience with mental health when visiting the 97th Air Mobility Wing, Feb. 12, 2020. While here, he was able to host two talking sessions highlighting mental health through the Patriot Support Program.
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  • Another ‘step’ in maintaining the mission

    At the 97th Air Mobility Wing, aircrew are trained daily on the C-17 Globemaster III, KC-46 Pegasus and the KC-135 Stratotanker. While training occurs, the 97th Maintenance Group continuously works to keep the mission moving forward. When the 97th MXG discovers a need for a unique item, the fabrication flight can provide in-house creation. In this case, the flight constructed a three step staircase used to support the C-17 Engine Maintenance Stands.
  • Altus Airmen honor veterans through wreath laying tradition

    Altus Air Force Base Airmen continue to remember through the Wreaths Across America ceremony, which honors those who have served, at the Altus City Cemetery, Dec. 14, 2019, Altus, Okla.
  • Altus AFB families gather, celebrate annual Holiday Tree Lighting

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing invited Airmen and their families to attend and celebrate the annual Holiday Tree Lighting, Dec. 6, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.
  • Altus Airmen, AAFES partner to enhance local BX

    Airmen from across the 97th Air Mobility Wing “rolled up their sleeves and got their hands dirty”, volunteered time and hard work to the update the Base Exchange and Shoppette at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. Airmen from the 97th Civil Engineer Squadron, 97th Force Support Squadron, 97th Contracting Squadron and 97th Security Forces Squadron teamed up with local Army and Air Force Exchange Services (AAFES) management to renovate the Altus BX in order to provide Airmen and their families with enhanced product and service selections chosen in a 2018 survey.
  • 89th AW talks mission, career opportunities with Airmen

    Pilots and flight attendants from the 89th Airlift Wing made a special visit to Mobility’s Hometown on Nov. 7 to educate, recruit and showcase their mission to Mobility Airmen of the Mighty 97th.
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