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List of United States Air Force installations

The clickable images and pictures within this page show data about List of United States Air Force installations. Active-duty USAF bases in the United States are under the jurisdiction of the following Major Commands. There are 59 Active Bases across the country:

ACC organizes, trains, equips and maintains combat-ready forces for rapid deployment and employment (1st, 9th, 12th Air Forces)
AETC provides Basic, Technical, Flight and specialized training to Officers and Airmen. (2d Air Force)
AFMC develops, acquires and sustains the aerospace power needed to defend the United States and its interests.
AFGSC provides combat-ready forces to conduct strategic nuclear deterrence and global strike operation (8th, 20th Air Forces)
AFRC provides combat-ready units and individuals for active duty to augment the Regular component of the Air Force (4th, 10th and 22nd Air Forces)
AFSPC defends North America through its space and cyber operations. (14th, 24th Air Forces)
AFSOC provides Air Force special operations forces for worldwide deployment and assignment to regional unified commands
AMC provides rapid, global mobility and sustainment for America's armed forces (18th Air Force)

DoD Joint Bases (USAF units)

Department of Defense Joint Bases were established in accordance with congressional legislation implementing the recommendations of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission. The legislation ordered the consolidation of separate military installations into a single joint base as a result of the law. Jurisdiction was designated by the DoD. Most of the facilities were geographically adjoining; others were within the same area.

United States Air Forces in Europe

USAF air component for U.S. European Command (EUCOM). USAFE has seven main operating bases along with 114 geographically separated locations.

Pacific Air Forces

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Altus Air Force Base (0.28 km)

Altus Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately east-northeast of Altus, Oklahoma. The host unit at Altus AFB is the 97th Air Mobility Wing (97 AMW), assigned to the Nineteenth Air Force (19 AF) of the Air Education and Training Command (AETC). The wing's mission is to provide C-17 Globemaster III and KC-135 Stratotanker formal initial and advanced specialty training programs for up to 3000 flight crew and aircraft maintenance students annually. Altus AFB was established in 1943 as Altus Army Airfield (AAF). The 97 AMW commander is Colonel Anthony B.

Friendship, Oklahoma (4.86 km)

Friendship is an incorporated town located five miles east and four miles north of Altus in Jackson County, Oklahoma, United States. It had an estimated population of 16 in 2007. History Friendship, a rural Southwestern Oklahoma community, has a unique, colorful history. At various times, Southwestern Oklahoma was claimed by England, France, Spain, Mexico and the Republic of Texas. Before Oklahoma became the 46th state, Friendship was located in Indian Territory, Oklahoma Territory and Greer County, Texas.

Morgan Doll Museum (5.9 km)

The Morgan Doll Museum is a doll museum in Altus, Oklahoma. It was established in 2005 and is made up of dolls collected by Mary Morgan over her liftetime. Morgan has amassed a collection totaling over 5,000 dolls. The house she lived in with her husband (until they purchased a new one) has been completely remodeled to house the doll collection. Many rows of shelves cover every wall, all filled to capacity with dolls from the 19th century to present. Many collections are specific.

Altus, Oklahoma (5.92 km)

Altus is a city and county seat in Jackson County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 19,813 at the 2010 census. Altus is home to Altus Air Force Base, the United States Air Force training base for C-17, and KC-135 aircrews. It is also home to Western Oklahoma State College and Southwest Technology Center. History The town that would later be named Altus was founded in 1886. The community was originally called Frazer and served as a trading post until it was relocated after an 1891 flood. It was renamed Altus, a Latin word meaning "high place".

Western Oklahoma State College (6.34 km)

Western Oklahoma State College, formerly known as Altus Junior College, is a community college located in Altus, Oklahoma. In 2004 it graduated 272 with associate degrees. Of its 1500 undergraduates, 58 percent are female and 42 percent are male as of 2003. The ethnic composition of the students is 2003 was 74 percent white, 11 percent Hispanic, 10 percent black, 4 percent American Indian/Alaskan, and 2 percent Asian/Pacific Islander. History Western Oklahoma State College was founded in 1926 under the name Altus Junior College.

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