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  • Altus 5/6 Warrior Council hosts ruck run

    The Altus 5/6 Warrior Council hosted a base-wide ruck run competition July 24, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
  • 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 during World War II.
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  • 97th AMW celebrates 73 years of airpower, at any distance

    Airmen from the 97th Air Mobility Wing celebrated the U.S. Air Force’s 73rd Birthday with the 2020 Air Force Birthday Celebration, September 19, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
  • CES Airmen remove runway rubber, ensure aircrew safety

    Airmen assigned to the 97th Civil Engineer Squadron removed rubber buildup on the runway leftby aircraft tires during takeoffs and landings September 12, 2020 at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
  • Altus NCOA graduates excel in new virtual format

    Two non-commissioned officers from the 97th Air Mobility Wing recently completed their NCO Academy coursework all from the comfort of their homes. U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Seth Roese with the 97th Operation Support Squadron and Tech. Sgt. Corey Targos with the 97th Training Squadron are members of only the second class to have undergone this new virtual format.
  • Aircraft attendants preserve readiness through cleanliness

    Training exceptional mobility Airmen is a team effort and no one performs their role more cleanly than aircraft attendants from the 97th Maintenance Squadron.
  • From mission to mayor; citizen Airman serves community in, out of uniform

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Douglas Jeffrey, the 730th Air Mobility Training Squadron commander at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, has always aimed to leave things better than he found it. Jeffrey has carried this philosophy not only throughout his Air Force career, but also while serving as the Mayor of Vernon, Texas, from 2018 to 2020.
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