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Members of Ohio Task Force-1 roll onto Maxwell Air Force Base on Sept. 8 in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's hurricane relief efforts. (Air Force photo by Jamie Pitcher) Maxwell houses Urban Search, Rescue teams
More than 250 members of Urban Search and Rescue teams from across the country arrived at Maxwell on Sept 8 to provide direct support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Hurricane Ike operations. Urban SAR teams are called upon during national emergencies such as natural disasters and terrorist attacks to provide initial medical response
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2008
Staff members from the 42nd Air Base Wing base chapel serve lunch Sept. 1 to Hurricane Gustav evacuees staying on Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.  The chapel staff served food to about 150 of the more than 650 military and family members and government employees who evacuated to Maxwell from the Gulf Coast.   (U.S. Air Force photo/Jamie Pilcher) Maxwell officials provide shelter for Gustav evacuees
When Hurricane Gustav made landfall early Sept. 1 along the Louisiana coast, 658 individuals from the Gulf Coast region were safely out of harm's way in temporary facilities here. Maxwell Air Force Base is a designated National Logistical Support Area for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and people and pets found safe harbor at the south
0 9/11
2008
Default Air Force Logo Education highlighted during Air Force IT Conference
The professional education of thousands of Airmen and Air Force civilian personnel is on the fast track to change, according to a seminar at the Air Force Information Technology Conference on Tuesday. "Air Education and Training Command's vision is to deliver unrivaled air, space and cyberspace education and training," Maj. Gen. Erwin F. Lessel
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2008
Lt. Gen. Robert J. Elder Jr., commander of the 8th Air Force, opens the Air Force Information Technology Conference 2008 at the Renaissance Hotel and Spa at the Convention Center in downtown Montgomery Monday. Officials expect about 5, 600 attendees from military and private sector organizations. (Air Force photo by Sarah Blake) Air Force IT Conference kicks off
The Air Force Information Technology Conference kicked off Monday at the Renaissance Hotel and Spa at the Convention Center in downtown Montgomery, Ala. The 754th Electronics System Group is hosting the week-long technology conference in conjunction with the city, and officials expect approximately 5,600 government and civilian attendees. Lt. Gen.
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2008
SH-60B Seahawks line up on the Maxwell Air Force Base flightline Aug. 20. Based at Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville, Fla., nearly three dozen Seahawks and 157 personnel flew to Maxwell for shelter from Tropical Storm Fay. (Air Force photo by Donna Burnett) Maxwell shelters Navy Seahawks from Tropical Storm Fay
Dozens of U.S. Navy helicopters evacuated from the Florida coast to Maxwell Air Force Base on Wednesday in an effort to avoid the destruction of Tropical Storm Fay. Navy Cmdr. Chris Fallia said the decision to evacuate to Maxwell AFB happened early Wednesday, when the tropical storm was projected to veer back inland after hugging the East Coast,
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2008
Tech. Sgt. Rocky Magee from Scott Air Force Base, Ill., helps his teammates carry a litter during combat first aid training recently at the Advanced Contingency Skills Training Course at Fort Dix, N.J. All support Airmen deploying to Central Command are required to attend similar training. (Air Force photo by Capt. Jennifer Lovett) Convoys, IEDs and low-crawling: Deployers train at Fort Dix
Green smoke flooded the air and ground bursts exploded as Fire Team Bravo maneuvered in a tactical V formation at Fort Dix recently as part of training required for every Airman deploying to the Central Command area of responsibility. "Advanced Contingency Skills Training is for support personnel whose primary mission is not outside the wire," said
0 8/15
2008
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. -- An Airman takes a moment to reflect while on patrol near the flightline here Aug. 6. The patrol was part of a base-wide exercise preparing for a fall Operational Readiness Inspection.  (Air Force photo by Donna Burnett) Sunset at Maxwell

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2008
Staff Sgt. Daniel Wilson, a dog handler with the 42nd Security Forces Squadron, allows campers to feel the full-body protective suit during a military working dog demonstration here July The military working dog demonstration was one of many events Camp Sunshine boys from Montgomery County Public Housing participated in July 28 through Aug. 1.  (Air Force photo by Melanie Rodgers) Maxwell hosts Camp Sunshine for sixth year
Hosting Camp Sunshine has become a tradition at Maxwell Air Force Base. Young people from the local community have come here for fun and learning for the last six summers. The camp is a collaborative effort between the Central Alabama Community Foundation, the local area Boy Scouts and Maxwell-Gunter. Camp Sunshine allows boys 6 to 12 years old
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2008
The 3-D representation of the Officer Training School patch was originally located on the OTS complex at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. Today, it stands just west of the OTS parade field and is referred to by OTS students and personnel as the school?s mascot. It was trucked to Maxwell in 1993 and installed at the old OTS dormitories before they were demolished. The patch was then moved to the OTS complex until it was stored near the Project-X site. It was discovered there last year, and officer trainees restored the patch as a class project.  (Air Force photo by Carl Bergquist) Saluting air power

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2008
Air Force Junior ROTC Cadet Rosa Lopez from Texas shows off her team's handmade glider during the Air Force Junior ROTC Aerospace and Technology Honor Camp July 31 at Albuquerque, N.M. More than 450 cadets from Junior ROTC units worldwide participated in a total of eight camps with 54 students each - half at Albuquerque. and half at Norman, Okla., and Tinker Air Force Base. Currently, there are more than 100,000 cadets in the Air Force Junior ROTC program worldwide. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jason Lake) Top Junior ROTC cadets explore AF opportunities
More than 450 high school students from hundreds of Air Force ROTC units worldwide participated in the 2008 Air Force Junior ROTC Aerospace and Technology Honor Camps this summer. More than 100 Junior ROTC cadets completed the final two programs in Albuquerque, N.M., and Oklahoma City, Okla., July 31. The elite program for the top half-percentile
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