Air Education and Training Command News

  • 97 AMW leaders induct newest honorary commanders

    Leaders from the 97th Air Mobility Wing welcomed 15 southwest Oklahoma community members into the wing's honorary commanders program during an induction ceremony July 21, 2020 at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

  • The “Triangle Y” behind Mobility’s Hometown

    January 28, 1942, the U.S. Army Air Force established the 97th Bombardment Group. Its original mission: conduct antisubmarine patrols using the largest bomber aircraft of the time, the B-17 Flying Fortress. As time passed, the unit became one of the few heavy bombing groups to bomb Nazi territory

  • Altus AFB youth receives regional level photography award

    Molly Montier, a military child who attends the 97th Air Mobility Wing Youth Center, received first place at the southwest regional level for her photo submitted through the Boys and Girls Club of America (BGCA) 2020 Fine Art and Photography Show at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.

  • Altus innovation team design shared across service

    Due to the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, rapid response actions were required to mitigate the spread of the virus, to ensure safe mission contribute. AFWERX, a community of Air Force innovators who strive to connect Airmen to solutions, requested Spark Cell centers across the Air Force to assist

  • 97 AMW ensures emergency readiness with severe weather exercise

    Airmen of the 97th Air Mobility Wing conducted a severe weather exercise on May 21, 2020 to practice emergency response procedures.Many residents in the Southern Midwest of the United States have grown up practicing procedures for tornadoes. At the 97th AMW, Airmen also need to practice aircraft

  • Altus weather flight keep eyes on the sky

    Whether there are stormy skies or cloudless conditions, the 97th Operations Support Squadron weather operations flight at Altus Air Force Base, Okla., makes it their mission to provide mobility aircrew accurate and up-to-date information on possible weather conditions and hazards.

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