August 6, 2013
Altus Air Force Base newcomers were greeted at the Altus Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100 Business Fair on Monday evening, Aug. 5, at the Altus Community Center. New Air Force members, students, and those returning from the deployment were welcomed and introduced to local business to help newcomers become familiar with Altus.
“We want you to feel like Altus is your hometown while you are here with us,” said Chamber of Commerce Chairman Jim Gover. After Gover introduced members from the Chamber of Commerce, he introduced Col. William A. Spangenthal, Commander of the 97th Air Mobility Wing, who attended the business fair reception with his wife and three children. Gover called on Col. Spangenthal who introduced commanders, students, newcomers, and returnees.