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Air University focuses on the Rapid Acquisition Initiative Air University focuses on the Rapid Acquisition Initiative
As the fall semester comes to an end, Air University wraps up its latest course, which was developed in response to higher Air Force leadership’s push for the Rapid Acquisition Initiative. Earlier this month, the Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson came before the Senate Armed Services Committee to discuss acquisition authorities within the
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Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson is welcomed by Civil Air Patrol cadets at CAP National Headquarter on Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, Dec. 12, 2017. The Secretary was at Maxwell Dec. 11-13, 2017, to visit with Airmen and Air University students. (Courtesy photo) SecAF visits Maxwell, emphasizes importance of leadership
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited Maxwell AFB Dec. 11-13 to discuss some of her priorities with Airmen across the base.One of the main points Wilson underscored during her visit was that she and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein view the squadron as the building block of the Air Force. “If we have great first sergeants
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Default Air Force Logo Air University student recognized with multiple student awards
U.S. Air Force Capt. Margarita Balish, set to graduate from Naval Postgraduate School's National Security Affairs program, Dec. 15, is the recipient of two prestigious awards for the 2017 Fall Quarter, the Superior Service Award and the Air Force Association’s Award for Outstanding Air Force Student. Balish is attending NPS as a part of the Air
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Bottom half of p. 10, Dispatch, Dec 9, 1982, showing three pictures of the actual concert. Glenn Miller concert returns to Maxwell and Montgomery
The Christmas season is upon us again which means the annual Glenn Miller Christmas concert is almost here. The “Airmen of Note” of the United Stated Air Force Band are scheduled to perform at the Davis Theater on the Troy University Montgomery campus, Dec. 13, beginning at 7 p.m. In December of 1942, the United States was at war and Capt. Glenn
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Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange presents the Keys to the City to Lt. Gen. Steven Kwast, Air University commander, and Col. Eric Shafa, 42nd Air Base Wing commander, April 17, 2017. The mayor presented the keys as a show of appreciation for the Maxwell Air Force Base “Heritage to Horizon” Air Show, April 8-9, 2017. The International Council of Air Shows awarded Maxwell the Dick Schram Memorial Community Relations Award for having the best air show in 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Trey Ward) Maxwell garners top air show award for 2017
Maxwell Air Force Base’s 2017 air show was recognized as being the best-of-the-best by the International Council of Air Shows recently.Maxwell AFB received the Dick Schram Memorial Community Relations Award in front of nearly 1,000 top air show industry professionals attending the Chairman’s Banquet at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel on Dec. 6.Only one
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Col. Wayne Straw, Squadron Officer College commander, presents a certification of promotion to Chief Select Robert Vensel II, Air Force Reserve Officer Training superintendent, during the Maxwell Chief Select party, Dec. 7, 2017, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. Vensel was one of four senior master sergeants selected for the rank of chief master sergeant, the highest rank in the enlisted corps. (U.S. Air Force photo by Trey Ward) Maxwell celebrates newest Chief Master Sergeants
Four Maxwell-Gunter senior master sergeants were selected for promotion to chief-master-sergeant Dec. 7, 2017. A release party was held in their honor at the Maxwell Club, where dozens of chiefs gathered in support and celebration.Chief Master Sgt. Matthew Filsinger, Maxwell-Gunter Chiefs Group President, opened the ceremony by recognizing the
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Air Education and Training Command is looking to explore how people learn and making a more efficient path to pilots earning their wings by revolutionizing training through the Pilot Training Next initiative. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Chip Pons) AETC explores learning possibilities through new pilot training program
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – Air Education and Training Command is looking to explore how people learn and making a more efficient path to pilots earning their wings by revolutionizing training through the Pilot Training Next initiative. Scheduled to begin in February 2018, the program’s goal exemplifies the command’s concepts of the
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Maxwell AFB McBride Memorial 5K Run
The 42nd Force Support Squadron is hosting a 5K run to honor McBride and four other special agents that were killed in action on Dec. 21st, 2015. The agents were members of Task Force Crimson. The run will be Dec. 14th, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. at the Maxwell Fitness Center. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Courtesy)
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Maxwell AFLCMC officer takes part in total force exercise Maxwell AFLCMC officer takes part in total force exercise
A lieutenant assigned to the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center here but stationed in Texas said he’s more accustomed to riding in military helicopters than he is at looking at one hovering mere inches from the top of his head. Second Lt. Adam Brewer took part recently in a joint, total force exercise at the Texas Army National Guard’s
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Maxwell AFB 42nd ABW Commander Tours EPA
Col. Eric Shafa, 42nd Air Base Wing Commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Erica Shipp, 42nd ABW Command Chief, looks at one of the pieces of vital equipment the Environmental Protection Agency uses on Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, Ala., Nov. 28, 2017. The EPA has mobile laboratories to easily travel to an area they are needed to test radiological
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