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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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At the annual awards banquet Feb. 6, the 42nd Air Base Wing honored it best for 2008. Nine military and civilian members of the Wing received trophies from Col. Kris D. Beasley, commander of 42nd ABW. Pictured are (back row from left) Colonel Beasley, Gary Looney, Senior Airman Brian Coleman, Senior Master Sgt. Richard Bullock, Senior Master Sgt. Paul Hughes, Chief Master Sgt. Mark Repp, (front from left) 1st Lt. Sommer Rangel, Tech. Sgt. Jennifer Laufer, Senior Airman Ashley  Lathan, Christine Bushby, Arleen Dearbone and Chief Master Sgt. (ret.) Benjamin Harper. (Air Force photo by Bud Hancock) 42nd ABW honors best of 2008
At the annual awards banquet Feb. 6, the 42nd Air Base Wing honored it best for 2008. Nine military and civilian members of the Wing received trophies from Col. Kris D. Beasley, commander of the 42nd ABW. Senior Airman Brian Coleman of Security Forces Squadron received Junior Enlisted Member of the Year. Tech. Sgt. Jennifer Laufer from the Wing
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force safety chief visits Maxwell
Following a speech to more than 80 future Air Force commanders at Air University, the Air Force Safety chief paid the 42nd Air Base Wing Safety office a visit Feb. 5. Maj. Gen. Frederick Roggero, who has only been in his new position for a month, received a briefing from Roger Anderson, 42nd ABW chief of safety, about what the office does for the
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Default Air Force Logo Pinnacle on track with base housing reduction
A representative of Pinnacle Realty Management Company recently said the company is on track with their housing reduction plan for the Maxwell-Gunter community. Starla Wilson, community director for Pinnacle, estimates that by the end of 2010 the number of Maxwell-Gunter housing units will be brought down to the mandated 501 units, with 218 units
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Default Air Force Logo Security Forces sets up ‘Tip’ line
The Maxwell Security Forces Squadron has established a "tip" telephone line to be used by callers wishing to report a crime and remain anonymous, according to Staff Sgt. Kenneth Cunningham, non-commissioned officer in charge of investigations. Sergeant Cunningham said the number is 953-TIPS (8477). He explained this number is not to be used for
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Default Air Force Logo Maxwell-Gunter force support orgs pick up 12 AETC awards
Maxwell Air Force Base and Gunter Annex organizations and individuals recently received significant recognition in the 2008 A1 Awards for the Air Education and Training Command. A1 incorporates services, manpower, personnel and equal opportunity. The Maxwell protocol office received the George Washington Award for Protocol Excellence at the base
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Default Air Force Logo Eaker rolls out civilian personnel course
The changing world of Air Force civilian personnel is creating a new dynamic, and Air University is answering the call. A new course offered by the Ira C. Eaker College for Professional Development is helping members in the civilian personnel field meet the challenges of personnel systems delivery transformation. Twenty students from 10 different
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Shown in a retreat ceremony Jan. 29 from left are Senior Airman Yavine Brewer, Air University finance section; Senior Airman Jared Martin, Lemay Center; and Senior Airman Michael Hosea, 25th Aerial Port Squadron. As part of their training in military customs and courtesy, each class of Maxwell?s Airman Leadership School participates in the flag ceremony for Reveille and Retreat at 42nd Air Base Wing headquarters. (Air Force photo by Donna Burnett) '... and the Flag was still there'

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Col. Kris D. Beasley, commander of the 42nd Air Base Wing, greets wing members as they prepare for the Jan. 30 fun run. The run began and ended at the “prop and wings” monument in front of building 800. Temperatures were as low as 26 degrees as the runners began their 5K journey through the base. (Air Force photo by Jamie Pitcher) On your mark ...

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