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Default Air Force Logo Holm Center provides foundation for future Air Force careers
Editor's note: This is the second in a series highlighting organizations at Maxwell-Gunter commanded by women in observance of March's Women's History month. Producing more than 75 percent of the officers for the U.S. Air Force, the Holm Center is unique in that it provides the foundation that other Air University centers build on, according to
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Senior Airman Brian K. Coleman, 42nd Air Base Wing, is the Air University Airman of the Year for 2008. (Air Force photo) Air University recognizes its best for 2008
Six active duty members and three civilian employees were recognized as Air University's best in a "pep rally" ceremony in Polifka Auditorium at Maxwell March 12. The winners were presented bronze eagles by Lt. Gen. Allen G. Peck, commander of Air University; and will represent AU in Air Force wide competition in their respective categories. Maj.
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Col. Joseph Dent, Staff Judge Advocate General, addresses the audience during this year's Judicial Breakfast at the Maxwell Officers' Club, March 9. Also shown are Judge Wallace Capel (left), U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Middle District of Alabama in Montgomery and Capt. Keith Barnett, Montgomery Police Department. The breakfast is an annual event hosted by the International Officer School, for the purpose of acquanting international students with the American judicial system. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jamie Pitcher) IOs from SOS get a look at American justice
During a breakfast at the Maxwell Officer's Club March 9, the American judicial system was the topic, and a six-member panel familiarized international officers from Squadron Officer School with how the justice system works in the United States. The panel, consisting of Judge Wallace Capel, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Middle District of Alabama
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Special Olympics swimmer Tiffany Capistran, of the Montgomery Blue Marlins team, gets words of advice from Chap. (Maj.) Kleet Barclay during a swim meet at Alabama State University March 13. The staff of Gunter's Enlisted Heritage Research Institute, the Holm and Barnes Centers and the 42nd Air Base Wing volunteered their assistance for the event, which in addition to the Blue Marlins, drew swimming teams from Dothan, Mobile, Gadsden and Tuscaloosa, Ala. (U.S. Air Force photo by Donna L. Burnett) Volunteers make splash

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Former Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Paul Wesley Airey died March 11 in Panama City, Fla. Chief Airey held the top enlisted from April 3, 1967 to July 31, 1969. During his tenure he worked to change loan establishments charging exorbitant rates outside the air base gates and to improve low retention during the Vietnam Conflict. Chief Airey also led a team that laid the foundation for the Weighted Airman Promotion System, a system that has stood the test of time and which is still in use today. He also advocated for an Air Force-level Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy. Chief Airey retired August 1, 1970. (U.S. Air Force illustration/Cyndi Smith) Maxwell-Gunter mourns passing of first CMSAF
News of the passing of the first Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, retired Chief Master Sgt. Paul Wesley Airey, in Panama City, Fla., brought a sadness to Maxwell-Gunter, March 11. A champion of the Air Force enlisted corps and Air Force values to the end, Chief Airey was a familiar face at the Barnes Center, as he made it a point to speak to
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Default Air Force Logo New SOS correspondence course hits the street
The distance learning version of Squadron Officer School has changed. The first major revision of the SOS DL program in more than seven years, the new course recognizes the changes that have taken place in the Air Force and in the field of leadership, as well as advances in online curriculum delivery, according to SOS officials. Students currently
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force announces Maxwell officer promotions
Air Force officials announced Tuesday the results of the officer promotion boards to the ranks of colonel, lieutenant colonel, and major. The following were selected for promotion from the Maxwell-Gunter community: Colonel Steven A. Schaick, Air War College Lieutenant Colonel Patrick W. Franzese, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies David L.
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42nd Medical Group shield 42nd MDG providing outstanding support to Maxwell-Gunter community
The 42nd Medical Group provides deployment ready Airmen and delivers high quality, compassionate and timely healthcare through training, prevention and treatment. Through a dozen different initiatives, those mission goals are accomplished by members of the 42nd MDG, said Col. Diana Atwell, Monday. Colonel Atwell noted that members of the 42nd MDG
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Lt. Gen. Allen G. Peck (right), commander of Air University, and Col. Kris D. Beasley, commander of the 42nd Air Base Wing, sign their pledge cards for the 2009 Air Force Assistance Fund campaign in the general's office March 9. According to project officer Capt. Benjamin Henley, a goal of $72,031 has been set for Maxwell-Gunter in the campaign ending April 5. The fund benefits organizations that help Air Force people with aid in an emergency, with educational needs, or to have a secure retirement home for Air Force widows or widowers. Active-duty Airmen and retirees may elect payroll deductions, but cash and money orders are also accepted. (Air Force photo by Melanie Rodgers Cox) Giving to a good cause

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A tree sits near the 18th hole at Maxwell Air Force Base's Cypress Tree Golf Course. Co-workers planted the tree March 5 in memory of Randall C. Newsome, manager of the course, who died Feb. 24. (Air Force photo by Carl Poteat) Co-workers plant tree in memory of golf course manager
Near the 18th hole on Cypress Tree's University golf course at Maxwell, co-workers of Randall C. Newsome planted a tree in his memory March 5 during a memorial service. Mr. Newsome, assistant manager and then manager of the Cypress Tree Golf Course since 2002, died unexpectedly Feb. 24. Maj. Kathryn Brown, chief of the 42nd Services Division,
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