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Governor Fallin to Tour Altus Air Force Base
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Gov. Mary Fallin is planning a tour of Altus Air Force Base in southwest Oklahoma.
Fallin plans to tour the base on Thursday before delivering the keynote address later that evening at the Altus Chamber of Commerce banquet.
One of three Air Force bases in Oklahoma, Altus Air Force base employs nearly 4,000 airmen and civilians and is home to the 97th Air Mobility Wing. The base trains crews on two main aircraft -- the KC-135 Stratotanker, a refueling aircraft, and the C-17 Globemaster III, a large cargo plane.
Fallin is expected to receive a briefing from base leaders on its future missions and its relationship with the community. She also is expected to tour a C-17 simulator that is used in training.
Posted: Thursday, September 20 2012, 06:37 AM CDT
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Tulsa agencies assisting in Moore recovery
May 22, 2013 07:50 GMT
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- The city of Tulsa is sending a contingent of workers to help with the recovery in Moore, including its coordinator for grants.
The city said Tuesday that the Tulsa Area Emergency Management Agency deputy director and the city's finance and grants coordinator are helping with communication efforts.
At the request of emergency managers, the city sent an urban search and rescue team to help with the search at Plaza Towers Elementary School, which collapsed in the tornado.
The Tulsa police sent an incident management team to assist as needed at Moore.
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