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  • 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.
  • Altus, Vance Airmen ‘salute’ Oklahomans fighting COVID-19

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing at Altus AFB and the 71st Fighter Training Wing at Vance AFB conducted a flyover of various Oklahoma medical facilities, May 1, 2020, as part of the America Strong collaborative salute initiative.
  • Altus AFB concludes Month of Military Child with parade

    Military families gathered along the streets of Altus AFB, Oklahoma, to watch teachers from Rivers Elementary School and Airmen participate in a Month of the Military Child parade on April 28, 2020.

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  • 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 in virus mitigation efforts with personal protective equipment innovations.
  • Mighty 97th at Altus AFB conducts large formation exercise

    Members of the 97th Air Mobility Wing conducted a large formation exercise, May 21, 2020 at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
  • 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 evacuation in the event of a severe weather threat. An exercise of this scale requires a multitude of individuals and coordination of units across the wing.
  • 97th SFS at Altus AFB honors ‘thin blue line’ during Police Week

    From May 10 - 16, 2020, 97th Security Forces Squadron Defenders at Altus AFB, Okla., will celebrate Police Week with a ruck march and a retreat ceremony here.
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