Air Education and Training Command News

  • Arming local teachers, police against PSB

    It’s a topic no one wants to talk about, but that doesn’t make the discussion any less necessary. It’s PSB, or Problematic Sexual Behavior, and educators face it quite often in their jobs. Problematic sexual behavior in youth is defined as behavior that involves using sexual or private body parts

  • Training C-17 masters of the globe

    Before a C-17 Globemaster III student even steps foot in an aircraft, various steps of training are accomplished to ensure proficiency. For C-17 student training, the initial qualification curriculum consists of three different phases.

  • 97 LRS continues to support sole C-17 airdrop training mission

    A typical day for an air transportation specialist assigned to the 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron includes precisely packaging 64 feet of parachute, securing two tons of material onto a handmade pallet while safely executing its transportation aboard the world’s most flexible cargo aircraft, at

  • Airmen, volunteers at Altus AFB unite to create masks to fight COVID-19

    After Secretary of Defense Mark Esper released new guidance on the use of cloth face coverings on April 5, 2020, more than 45 Airmen and dependents from the Mighty 97th volunteered to quickly create and distribute face masks throughout the wing, April 6, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base.

  • 97 AMW Conducts First KC-46 Flight at Altus

    A KC-46 Pegasus took off from Altus Air Force Base on an operational mission for the first time Feb. 21, 2019, marking another milestone for the 97th Air Mobility Wing.

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