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Default Air Force Logo New culture course now available online to enlisted Airmen
Through the efforts of the Air Force Culture and Language Center and Community College of the Air Force, enlisted members now have a distance learning course that will aid them in understanding world cultures. Introduction to Culture, which is the first course of its kind in the military and is currently accepting enrollment, will be delivered by
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2009
Default Air Force Logo 908th Airlift Wing sergeant stops detainee escape
"He just looked suspicious," remarked Staff Sgt. Otis T. Luke, referring to the Iraqi detainee he had prevented from escaping a medical facility. A 908th Airlift Wing medical staff sergeant, Luke was awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal in late December for thwarting a detainee's escape attempt while deployed in June. Sergeant Luke, assigned to
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2009
Honor Guard members train long hours to ensure flawless ceremonies for family members. Clockwise from left are Staff Sgt. Michael Duggie, Senior Airman Craig Wytiaz, Senior Airman Shawn Smith, Staff Sgt. Danial Salkowski, Airman 1st Class Robert Joyce, and Airman 1st Class Isaac Garden. (Courtesy photo) Services, 42nd MSS shoot for LeMay Trophy
One way to recognize and motivate a group of exceptional service providers is to give them a coveted award and dare them to take it to the next level. That's just what happened when the 42nd Services Division and the 42nd Mission Support Squadron were recently named the best in Air Education and Training Command. They are now competing Air
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Contractors begin demolition of the old Maxwell lodging facility Monday. Building 157 served the base as billeting for more than 37 years and the area will be put on the Maxwell-Gunter general plan for possible future development. (Air Force photo by Carl Bergquist) Old University Inn coming down
As part of an Air Education and Training Command initiative to reduce Maxwell-Gunter's footprint, the old University Inn, or base lodging located near the Maxwell Officer's Club, began coming down Monday. "Basically, the measure was taken because the base no longer has a use for the building," said John Prior, Maxwell Support Division civil
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2009
Default Air Force Logo 42nd MDG receives AETC medical service awards
The 42nd Medical Group has recently learned the organization faired extremely well in competition for Air Force Medical Service Air Education and Training Command Annual Awards. Overall the Group received the Team Aerospace Award. The Dental Clinic received the Medium Dental Clinic Award and the Group also won the Team Category II, Laboratory
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Default Air Force Logo ACSC Community Service Day sees wide benefit to local area
Air Command and Staff College conducted its "Community Service Day" Dec. 12, 2008. Over four hundred officers and many of their spouses participated in service projects from Prattville to Tuskegee. The goal was to have each flight to volunteer at least three hours to assist local organizations and activities in accomplishing much-needed repairs,
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The 2009 Maxwell Basic Allowance for Housing rates were released Dec. 15, 2008. BAH changes show ups, downs for Maxwell
The New Year may bring a few extra dollars to some Maxwell servicemembers and their families, but for others, wallets may be emptying a little quicker than usual. The Department of Defense released the Basic Allowance for Housing rates December 15, and the average 6.9 percent raise will give members with dependents an increase of around $95 per
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Combat Lifesaver Course instructor, Tech. Sgt. Brad Evans, talks Airman 1st Class Gary Cooper, 42nd Logistics Readiness Flight, through venipunture Dec. 4. The CLS course is accomplished by Airmen prior to a deployment. (Air Force photo by Jamie Pitcher) 42nd MDG prepares Airmen to save lives on battlefield
The words "exsanguination" and "tension pneumothorax" rarely surface during average conversation, but personnel who deploy from Maxwell Air Force Base must know how to respond to these medical conditions prior to departure. The 42nd Medical Group began providing Combat Lifesaving Skills training to Maxwell and Gunter Airmen in 2005. The three-day
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James Johnson, 7, son of Master Sgt. Saskia Johnson, Maxwell-Gunter Honor Guard superintendent, visits Santa to ask for a Nintendo DS for Christmas. Children of active duty, Reserve and Guard military members visited the Maxwell Youth Center on Saturday to have breakfast with Santa. More than 800 people attended the event which included cookie decorating, face painting, and goodie bag decorating. At least two local businesses provided free goodies to the attendees. (Air Force photo by Melanie Rodgers) Breakfast with Santa

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Members of the Maxwell-Gunter Honor Guard retrieve an empty casket from a hearse as part of the funeral demonstration at an Honor Guard Open House on Dec. 5. (Air Force photo by Jamie Pitcher) Visitors get inside view of honor guard duties
The Maxwell-Gunter Honor Guard has traveled 78,452 miles this year. That equals crisscrossing the state more than 245 times. The group has performed 501 details and given more than 17,000 man hours. They are the face of the Air Force to the American public, and many are no older than 25 years. Their mission is to promote the Air Force, protect its
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