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Default Air Force Logo LeMay Center realigns doctrine development
The commander of the Curtis E. LeMay Center for Doctrine Development and Education said Feb. 19, the center is taking a vision "first imagined in 1997," when the Air Force Doctrine Center moved from Langley Air Force Base, Va., to Maxwell, and is moving it forward to ensure a direct relationship between doctrine education and warfighting. Maj. Gen.
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Army Lt. Col. Eric Garretty, the Montgomery Military Entrance Processing Station commander, presents flowers to Miranda Bicknell, widow of Pfc. Stephen Bicknell, during a ceremony at the Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Academy here Feb. 20. A native of Prattville, Ala., Private Bicknell died while serving in Iraq in October 2006. (Air Force photo by Donna Burnett) MEPS dedicates room to fallen soldier
As young men and women enter the military for the first time, they now have a reminder at the Montgomery Military Entrance Processing Station that freedom has a cost. These new military members now take their initial oath in full view of a portrait of Pfc. Stephen D. Bicknell, a Prattville, Ala. native who was killed in Iraq on Oct. 15, 2006. On
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"Major Molar" and members of the Maxwell Dental Clinic paid a visit to Maxwell Elementary School on Feb. 24 as February's National Children's Dental Health Month came to a close. With the help of Major Molar, Jordan Glenn learns the correct way to brush as Senior Airman Jasmine Spann, a dental assistant at the clinic, observes.  Dental Clinic members visited the school over two days to talk about oral health care and distribute activity booklets. (Air Force photo by Melanie Rodgers Cox) 'Major Molar' visits Maxwell Elementary

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Snow covers a sign at Maxwell Air Force Base's Gunter Annex on Sunday. The snowfall accumulated nearly an inch on base as the storm moved through the Montgomery area. (Air Force photo by Donna Burnett) Snow hits Maxwell, Montgomery communities
On Sunday, for the first time in 16 years, Maxwell-Gunter received significant snow cover in the month of March. The last time this happened was March 13, 1993, and that event was dubbed by state residents and officials as the "Storm of the Century." David Scott, Maxwell Weather Station manager, said the snowfall was the result of a "deep low," and
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Stepping off a C-130 at Maxwell Feb. 21,Tech. Sgt. Jeff Harris receives an enthusiastic welcome from his daughters, Amanda and Brittnie. Sergeant Harris was one of 60 aircrew and maintenance members of Maxwell’s 908th Airlift Wing that deployed for three weeks to Europe, flying missions out of Ramstein, Germany. An Air Force Reserve wing, the 908th flies and maintains eight C-130H aircraft. (Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Scott Moorman) Welcome home!

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Capt. Andrew Spady (left), an Officer Training School flight commander, and Capt. Eric Tatum, an Air University Plans and Programs officer, spend their Monday removing a barrier from the two-story home built for the “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” television series. More than 80 volunteers from Maxwell spent many hours off-duty in support of the construction of a home for a needy Montgomery family. According to Maj. Freddie Goldwire, 42nd Air Base Wing coordinator for the support, Maxwell volunteers were involved in all phases of the construction and clean-up. (Air Force photo by Donna Burnett) This New House

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Default Air Force Logo AFHRA unveils online history submission process
The Air Force Historical Research Agency recently unveiled its first ever online submission process for Airmen to give their eyewitness accounts of Air Force history. AFHRA has established an online program called the Airmen's History Project where current and former Airmen can submit manuscripts or vignettes about their Air Force experiences. The
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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Rodney J. McKinley prepares to make a shot during a basketball game at Maxwell Air Force Base's Gunter Annex on Wednesday. Chief McKinley and other chief master sergeants played against instructors at the Senior NCO Academy in the early-morning game. (Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Scott Moorman) Chief McKinley 'schools' Senior NCO Academy instructors
An early morning pick-up game of basketball with the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force has become a tradition for instructors at the Senior NCO Academy here. Wednesday's game was no different.The morning after each one of the school's graduations -- five times every year -- Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Rodney J. McKinley and other
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Default Air Force Logo AU Balanced Scorecard sets goals, measures success
Air Force metrics tend to be predominantly financial or production based, which drives priorities and practices not normally focused on warfighter capabilities, according to Patricia Roberson, Balanced Scorecard Program manager for Air University. As a remedy to this imbalance of metrics and measurements, the Department of Defense has developed a
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Master Sgt. Jeff Kunkle, the artist who painted the sepia-tone portraits included in the display, stands in front of the Wall of Honor, which was dedicated in a ceremony at Gunter Annex's Senior NCO Academy on Tuesday. The display honors the six enlisted Airmen who received the Medal of Honor for their actions. (Air Force photo by Melanie Rodgers Cox) Senior NCO Academy dedicates Medal of Honor display
In dedicating the Wall of Honor on Tuesday at the Air Force Senior NCO Academy, Chief Master Sgt. Dennis Norman, SNCOA commandant, said everything in the academy needs to have a purpose. The purpose of the wall is to pay tribute to the six Air Force enlisted members who have received the Medal of Honor. "To that end, we looked at the Wall of Honor,
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