Reserve squadron activated at Altus Air Force Base

Sen. Jim Inhofe, who has been working to establish a reserve squadron at the base, said the pilot training mission is an encouraging development as the base seeks to attract the next tanker.

BY CHRIS CASTEEL Modified: June 13, 2012 at 12:00 am •  Published: June 14, 2012

WASHINGTON — The activation of an Air Force Reserve pilot training squadron at Altus Air Force Base is a positive development as the southwest Oklahoma base hopes for the assignment of the next generation of air refueling tankers, Sen. Jim Inhofe said Wednesday.

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