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Default Air Force Logo DECA announces local scholarship winners
The Defense Commissary Agency has announced winners of the 2009 Scholarships for Military Children Program for the Maxwell and Gunter commissaries.DECA officials said the recipients announced at http://www.militaryscholar.org are contingent on determination of military dependency status. If the student is ineligible, or if the recipient decides not
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LeMay Center for Doctrine Development and Education AFDAG unanimously votes for Building Partnerships doctrine
The LeMay Center hosted the bi-annual Air Force Doctrine Advisory Group in May which resulted in a first for the Department of Defense--doctrine for Building Partnerships."The AFDAG prioritizes efforts and direction for Air Force doctrine," said Col. Russ "Rudder" Smith, director of doctrine development.  "We bring together a diverse group of
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Default Air Force Logo Air War College announces top distance learning graduate
Air University Spaatz Center's Air War College reviewed the academic records of its Distance Learning Program graduates for 2008, and of the 3,102 students who attended the DL program, a lieutenant colonel from Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn., took top honors. AWC recognized Lt. Col. James Colebank at an AWC award ceremony May 28 as having the highest
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Default Air Force Logo Base announces quarterly award winners
The Maxwell-Gunter quarterly award winners for the first quarter were presented May 28 by 42nd Air Base Wing Commander Kris D. Beasley at Maxwell's base theater.Junior Enlisted Member of the Quarter is Airman 1st Class Alan Cruz of the 554th Electronic Logistics Systems Group.Noncommissioned Officer of the Quarter is Tech. Sgt. Tonya Strowbridge of
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The Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development's Officer Training School recognized its first two "distinguished alumni" Monday in the school's first annual ceremony to honor OTS graduates who have excelled in their careers. The first two officers are (from left) retired Gen. William Hobbins and (far right) retired Lt. Gen. Dennis Larsen. Also shown are (left) OTS Commander Col. Laura Koch and Holm Center Commander Brig. Gen. Teresa Djuric. (U.S. Air Force photo/Bud Hancock) Officer Training School's first alumni ceremony honors general officers
Two former Officer Training School cadets came back to Maxwell Monday to be honored as the school's first two distinguished alumni.Retired Gen. William Hobbins, and retired Lt. Gen. Dennis Larsen both began their Air Force careers as newly commissioned second lieutenants from OTS, and both went on to attain the rank of flag officer.General Hobbins,
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42nd Air Base Wing AETC approves funds for 'quality of life' projects
Maxwell's Fitness Center, Youth Center, Airmen's Ministry Center, and enlisted dormitories will receive improvements this fiscal year thanks to recently approved "FOCUS" funds from the Air Education and Training Command, according to Chief Master Sgt. Mark Repp, command chief of the 42nd Air Base Wing.Chief Repp said the wing has been approved for
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Carl A. Spaatz Center for Officer Education Spaatz Center's Air War College graduates 237
Students from Spaatz Center's Air War College graduated May 28 during a ceremony at the Squadron Officer College's Polifka Auditorium. The class of Academic Year 2009 consisted of 192 U.S. students, of which 113 were Air Force, seven Air Force Reserve, seven Air National Guard, 25 Army, 10 Marines, nine Navy and 21 civilians. Also graduating were
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LeMay Center for Doctrine Development and Education Air Force officials publish new nuclear operations doctrine
Air Force officials here published its newest version of Nuclear Operations doctrine June 1 to replace the 11-year old existing doctrine. One of the most significant updates to new Air Force Doctrine Document 2-12 is the change in the focus of nuclear operations from a Cold War stance to one more aligned with the current global environment. The
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Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley greets Col. Sherry L. Stearns-Boles, spouse of SECAF Leadership Award winner Maj. Sean P. Boles, during a luncheon May 22 at Maxwell's Officers' Club where Secretary Donley presented the awards to graduates of the Air War College, Air Command and Staff College, Squadron Officer School and the Senior NCO Academy. Secretary Donley spent Friday morning speaking to a combined audience of students and leaders who were attending the AWC National Security Forum. Also pictured from left are leadership award recipients Major Boles from ACSC, and Mrs. and Col. Patrick J. Owens from AWC. (U.S. Air Force photo/Melanie Rodgers Cox) Secretary of the Air Force visits Maxwell

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Capt. Derek Shehee, C-130 pilot with the 908th Airlift Wing, shows the flight controls to teachers from Maxwell Elementary School. The teachers took a tour of the base May 22 to become more familiar with the workplaces of many of the parents of their students. Teachers shown from left are Jo Roper, Assistant Principal Brian Perry, Diane Brewster and Becky Gorey. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jamie Pitcher) Ready for take off!

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