Air Education and Training Command News

  • Leaders discuss empowerment, evolvement of women in Air Force

    Female leaders from across the 97th Air Mobility Wing shared empowering messages of sisterhood and the continuing benefits of “breaking the glass ceiling” during an in person and virtual panel discussion March 11-12, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

  • Warming Hearts: AAFB supports Valentines for Veterans

    When inclement weather arrived in Altus during Valentine’s Day, the traditionally warm and fuzzy holiday became a freezing cold and snowy one. Since this occurred, Altus’ annual Valentines for Vets program was delayed.

  • MDG commander, spouse share culinary skills with Airmen

    Airmen gather in a kitchen exchanging knowledge on cooking skills. Homemade chicken soup was boiling on the stovetop as they shared a sense of community and family. This is how Col. Judy Rattan, the 97th Medical Group commander at Altus Air Force Base, and her husband Chris Rattan, enjoy spending

  • The eyes of the sky: RAPCON key to training mobility Airmen

    When thinking of airspace, one might assume that the chances of two aircraft colliding while in the air is pretty low. In reality, there are tens of thousands of planes in the air at any given point. Additionally, variables such as bad weather and low visibility make flying a feat that can’t be

  • 97 AMW Chapel provides Airmen a home away from home

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing Chapel is now inviting E-1 through E-4 Airmen to a warm home during the holidays through the A Home for the Holidays program on December 25, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

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