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Air War College students listen as Adm. Thad Allen, commandant of the
U.S. Coast Guard, speaks about Homeland Security on April 9. The admiral's
address was part of the Distinguished Lecture Series that Air War College
provides its students in order to educate them on leadership. Under the
program, leaders from across a wide range of disciplines, including
diplomats and scholars, speak on a regular basis to Air War College classes.
 (U.S. Air Force photo by Melanie Rodgers Cox) Coast Guard's top officer highlights service ties with Air Force
The top Coast Guard officer said the Air Force and the Coast Guard have more in common than one might think. Admiral Thad Allen, the Coast Guard's commandant, told this to Air War College students here April 9, during a speech about homeland security. The bedrock of the relationship between the two services is the joint ownership of the search and
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2009
Default Air Force Logo FSS leadership courses to merge at Maxwell
The commander of Air University announced consolidation of the Civil Engineering and Services School at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and the Air Force Human Resource Management School at Maxwell into the Force Support Professional Development School, March 17. Lt. Gen. Allen Peck said integration of the manpower, personnel and services
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2009
Master Sgt. Teresa Lapcheske examines a monitor device in her Nondestructive Inspection laboratory that has been named the best in the Air Force. The NDI lab is part of the 908th Maintenance Group that maintains the eight C-130 aircraft of the 908th Airlift Wing. (Air Force photo by Jeff Melvin) 908th’s NDI lab best in Air Force
It wasn't a case of worst to first but the 908th Maintenance Squadron's nondestructive inspection laboratory's recent recognition as 2009 USAF NDI Lab of the Year represents a considerable climb says the supervisor who secured the lab's ascent to the top with a "steal." Nondestructive inspection, or NDI, is a program the Air Force uses to ensure
0 4/13
2009
AFAF 42nd MDG shatters AFAF donation goal
The way the 42nd Medical Group sees it, if you're going to raise a lot of money for the Air Force Assistance Fund during tight economic times you may as well have lots of fun doing it. According to Lt. Col. Andrew Meadows, commander of the 42nd Aeromedical Dental Squadron, the most effective way to raise money for the installation's AFAF drive has
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2009
Leader Magazine Cover Image Leader Magazine transitions from print to online
In keeping with the evolving mediums for information dissemination, the Leader Magazine has now become the Leader Magazine Online. The new Web site features Air Force Reserve Officers' Training Corps, Air Force Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadets and Officer Training School candidates at www.leaderonline.af.mil. "Leader Magazine Online
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2009
As a part of their tour for the First Lego League, students visited a replica of the Martian surface, led by teacher Becky Hill, at Starbase. Maxwell Elementary School hosted six regional schools for the FLL gathering, including six from Fort Benning, Ga. and one from Fort Rucker, Ala., on March 31. (Air Force photo by Jamie Pitcher) Students build LEGO robots, visit Mars
Elementary school students from four schools in Fort Benning, Ga., and one from Fort Rucker, Ala., joined Maxwell Elementary on March 31 for a day of building computerized robots and then programming them to do things such as transverse a replica of the Mars landscape. Coordinator of the event was Becky Hill, who teaches gifted students at Maxwell
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2009
Default Air Force Logo Sexual Assault Awareness Month kicks off with campaign, Web site
As part of a nationwide observance this month to raise awareness about one of the country's most under-reported crimes, Defense Department officials launched a new Web site and campaign April 3 that give military members fresh initiatives and new teaching methods to prevent sexual assault, the department's top prevention expert said. Along with the
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2009
Default Air Force Logo AU library art exhibit highlights local artists
The Air University library is now displaying works of local painters. Capital City Artists, directed by Judie Lee Hooks, have offered to semi-annually adorn the glass showcases in the Muir S. Fairchild Research Center lobby with original paintings. The library staff celebrated the unveiling of the new April exhibit in the lobby on April 1. Several
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2009
Gen. C. Robert "Bob" Kehler speaks to a packed conference center about the vital roles the Air Force and Air Force Space Command will play in the next space age at the 25th National Space Symposium March 31 in Colorado Springs, Colo. General Kehler is the commander of Air Force Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. (U.S. Air Force photo/Duncan Wood) 
Space education seeks prominence
The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff's newly-released Special Area of Emphasis, "Space as a Contested Environment," draws attention to the reality that the United States can and will be challenged in space, and that military education needs modification to address this reality. The overall goal expressed in the SAE is for space education to
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2009
Default Air Force Logo Maxwell legal services wins government-wide award
The director of the Air Force Legal Operations Agency's Directorate of Legal Information Services, or AFLOA/JAS here at Maxwell, said he was notified March 27 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Graduate School that his organization had won the government-wide 2009 W. Edwards Deming Award. Col. Peter Marksteiner said Brig. Gen. Richard Harding,
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2009
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