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Lt. Gen. Allen G. Peck, the Air University commander honored retired Col. Frank Borman, former astronaut and Air Force officer with an Air University honorary doctor of science degree at the USAF Test Pilot School graduation Saturday. Colonel Borman led the Apollo 8 to be recognized as the first spacecraft to orbit the earth. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Melissa Copeland) Air University honors former astronaut with honorary degree
The commander of Apollo 8, the first mission to orbit the moon, was awarded an honorary doctor of science degree by Air University officials for his contributions to aviation and space exploration at the USAF Test Pilot School Saturday. Retired Col. Frank Borman received the honorary degree presented by Lt. Gen. Allen G. Peck, the Air University
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2009
An “old war bird” was dedicated Monday when a ceremony for Air Force Pave Low #69-5785, or 785, was held at Maxwell’s Air Park. The static display at the corner of Ash and Twining Streets commemorates the Airmen who flew the helicopters first assigned to the Air Force in 1970. Retired Chief Master Sgt. Wayne Fisk, a pararescue jumper who flew on 785 many times, told the audience about the aircraft and his association with it. On the right, Lt. Gen. Allen Peck, Air University commander, Brig. Gen. Tom Trask of Air Force Special Operations Command, Col. Kris Beasley, 42nd Air Base Wing commander, and Maj. Brian Roberts, who flew 785 on her last flight, listened to Chief Fisk’s speech. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jamie Pitcher) Maxwell dedicates veteran MH-53 to Air Park
The Air Force Pave Low helicopter #69-5785, better known as 785, static display was dedicated Monday at Maxwell's Air Park as a group of more than 250 Maxwell-Gunter and River Region leaders, distinguished visitors and base members watched. For 785, on loan to Maxwell by the Air Force Museum, this was the culmination of an extensive combat history
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2009
Default Air Force Logo Speaker urges ACSC grads to never stop learning
Monday's graduating class of the Spaatz Center's Air Command and Staff College was urged to never stop learning by guest speaker Lt. Gen. Frank G. Klotz, assistant Vice Chief of Staff and director, Air Force Staff, Headquarters U.S. Air Force.ACSC is the Air Force's intermediate professional military education school, preparing field grade
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2009
In a “partnering” event, the 42nd Medical Group hosted executives from Montgomery hospitals Friday. Shown from left are 42nd MDG commander Col. Diana Atwell; Vicky Jones, vice president of operations at Jackson Hospital; Lynne Parker, CEO and administrator at Baptist Medical Center South; and Jeffery Hicks, vice president of Ancillary Services. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jamie Pitcher) Local hospital executives visit 42nd Medical Group
The senior staff of the 42nd Medical Group welcomed the Director of Central Alabama HealthCare System and the Chief Executive Officers from Montgomery hospitals Baptist Health and Jackson Hospital for a CEO partnering event June 5.This first-time event provided a networking opportunity with local hospital executive partners as well as an
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2009
Pinnacle and the 42nd Air Base Wing held a ribbon-cutting June 4 for five new “E-9 prestige homes” on South McCracken Street at Gunter. The more than 2,500 square-foot homes feature four bedrooms, two and a half baths, wood floors in the kitchens, ceiling fans and attached two-car garages. (U.S. Air Force photo/Bud Hancock) New chief quarters ready for residents

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The Spaatz Center’s Air Command and Staff College fielded two soccer teams in this year’s intramural play. ACSC 1 and ACSC 2 survived all others to meet for the championship Monday morning. ACSC 1 beat ACSC 2 with a score of 4-1 to take the title. Shown in blue is ACSC 1’s Maj. Jason “Ox” Rueschhoff working against ACSC 2’s Maj. David Dovo of Argentina. (U.S. Air Force photo/Donna Burnett) ACSC 1 wins intramural soccer title

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2009
Captain, O-3 (color), U.S. Air Force graphic Air Force announces captain promotions
The Air Force has released the promotion list for promotion to the rank of captain.Selected from Maxwell and Gunter were Matthew W. Weaver of AFROTC Detachment 75 and Nicolas Aquino of the 754th Electronic Logistics Systems Group.Also selected were the following students from the Air Force Institute of Technology at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base,
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2009
Default Air Force Logo Base announces volunteer awards
Maxwell-Gunter Airman and Family Readiness Center, Family Support Branch, has announced the recipients of the Volunteer Resource Program's Volunteer Excellence Award and Angel Awards. These awards recognize volunteers for their work on base and throughout the community.The Angel Award is given for volunteer service conducted over the past year and
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2009
Default Air Force Logo AETC announces individual, team awards
AETC Chief of Staff Team Excellence AwardOn behalf of Maj. Gen. Anthony F. Przybyslawski, Air Education and Training Command vice commander, AETC is pleased to announce that the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Field Training Team, Holm Center, is among the AETC winners for the 2009 Chief of Staff Team Excellence Award. The Chief of Staff
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2009
Lt. Gen. Allen Peck, Air University commander, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., speaks at the graduation of Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 09-09 May 15 at the Kaye Auditorium. (U.S. Air Force photo/Melissa Duncan) Air University commander talks education, training
The general in charge of the Air Force's Air University recently visited Columbus Air Force Base on May 15 to talk about Air Force education and training. Lt. Gen. Allen Peck, Air University commander at Maxwell AFB, Ala., talked about successes and challenges in education and the future of education in the Air Force, following his graduation
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