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Default Air Force Logo Medical Group civilian takes Air Force award
The medical readiness flight chief for the 42nd Medical Group distinguished himself, the group and Maxwell-Gunter recently when he was named the winner of the Expeditionary Medical Operations Award in the civilian category by the Air Force. "To be recognized at that level is humbling," John Henry said. "There are a lot of people out there doing
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Default Air Force Logo AETC announces awards for Chapel, PA, SFS
Air University Public Affairs, the 42nd Air Base Wing Chapel and the 42nd Security Force Squadron were well represented when Air Education and Training Command announced several annual award winners for 2008. Tech. Sgt. Jennifer S. Laufer of the base chaplain's office received Outstanding Chaplain Assistant Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year in
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Alabama’s First Lady Patsy Riley receives an Air Command and Staff College cookbook and coin from Annette Roberts, representing ACSC spouses. Several of ACSC spouses were at the Governor’s Mansion Feb. 12 to present the results of the school’s “Diaper Drive” for the Montgomery Family Sunshine Center, one of Mrs. Riley’s charitable interests which supports victims of domestic violence in the Montgomery area. (Air Force photo by Jamie Pitcher) ACSC spouses truck diapers to governor’s mansion
Spouses from Air Command and Staff College delivered a truckload of donated baby diapers to the Alabama governor's mansion Feb. 12. The diaper donation drive benefits the Montgomery Family Sunshine Center. "ACSC does this annual diaper drive with Alabama's First Lady, Mrs. Patsy Riley, at the governor's mansion," said Annette Roberts, chairperson
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Richard Lockhart, a patient at Montgomery Veteran’s Hospital, receives a valentine Feb. 13 from Katelynn Nelson, age 3.  Also shown are Katelynn’s 5-year-old brother Christopher, and father Tech. Sgt. Jason Nelson. They were all volunteers for the local salute to hospitalized veterans sponsored by the National Department of Veterans’ Affairs. (Air Force photo by Melanie Rodgers Cox) Vets receive valentines, well-wishes for holiday
Valentine's Day came a day early for more than 225 Veteran Administration hospital patients who received valentines and well-wishes as part of the National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans week. "This year's Valentines for Vets project is a success once again," said Lisa Warr, chief of civic outreach at Air University Public Affairs, who helped
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Maj. Gen. Darren W. McDew, director of public affairs for the Secretary of the Air Force, speaks to the audience at the Maxwell Officers’ Club on Feb. 4. As part of the African-American History Month celebration, General McDew related the historic struggles of African-Americans that were “validated by the 39 words” spoken by President Barack Obama while taking the oath of office. (Air Force photo by Jamie Pitcher) 39 words of presidential oath validate African-American struggles
The historic speeches of Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr., along with the struggles for civil rights, were validated by the 39 words President Barack Obama spoke when taking the oath of office according to the Air Force's top public affairs officer. Speaking to attendees at the African-American History month luncheon at the Maxwell
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Default Air Force Logo Maxwell Virtual Ops Center becomes AF ‘Best Practice'
The Virtual Operations Center, or VOC, currently being used at Maxwell-Gunter was named an Air Force Best Practice for 2009, and its creator was chosen as a "Top 10 Performer" for his efforts at the Air Education and Training Command Symposium in January. Using existing Sharepoint software, Maj. Scott Loller, the deputy chief of the 42nd Air Base
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As part of the February base exercise, Senior Airman Larry Hooks of the Lemay Center checks the inventory of his “C” bag Wednesday. Each bag contains protective items in the event of a chemical attack. Airman Hooks was required to inspect his gear in a “deployment line” as the base exercised its mobility machine for actual deployments. (Air Force photo by Jamie Pitcher) Preparing to Deploy

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Default Air Force Logo Air University prepares for SACS reaffirmation
With all the fervor of a major inspection, Air University is preparing for reaffirmation of its accreditation of all education programs by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, according to Dr. Dot Reed, AU chief of Academic Affairs and Accreditation Liaison. "This is the highest of academic inspections,"
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Cadet Meteo Rodriguez of the Wheeler High School JROTC Color Guard from Marietta, Ga., concentrates as his team competes in Saturday’s national drill competition. (Air Force photo by Bud Hancock) JROTC cadets compete in national drill meet, AF takes title
An estimated 2,500 Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets competed Saturday in the 17th National JROTC Drill Competition at Garrett Coliseum here. Five-time national champions, Klein Collins High School AFJROTC, took the national championship once again, in addition to the Best in Air Force Drill Team
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Default Air Force Logo Sen. Shelby sees no new BRAC on the horizon
Sen. Richard Shelby said Monday that he sees no new Base Realignment and Closure, or BRAC, for Maxwell-Gunter on the horizon. "The Congress is still digesting the last BRAC," the Alabama Republican said referring to cost analysis of the 2005 BRAC decision. Senator Shelby's comments came as the featured speaker at the Montgomery Chamber of
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