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Capt. Andrew Spady (left), an Officer Training School flight commander, and Capt. Eric Tatum, an Air University Plans and Programs officer, spend their Monday removing a barrier from the two-story home built for the “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” television series. More than 80 volunteers from Maxwell spent many hours off-duty in support of the construction of a home for a needy Montgomery family. According to Maj. Freddie Goldwire, 42nd Air Base Wing coordinator for the support, Maxwell volunteers were involved in all phases of the construction and clean-up. (Air Force photo by Donna Burnett) This New House

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Default Air Force Logo AFHRA unveils online history submission process
The Air Force Historical Research Agency recently unveiled its first ever online submission process for Airmen to give their eyewitness accounts of Air Force history. AFHRA has established an online program called the Airmen's History Project where current and former Airmen can submit manuscripts or vignettes about their Air Force experiences. The
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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Rodney J. McKinley prepares to make a shot during a basketball game at Maxwell Air Force Base's Gunter Annex on Wednesday. Chief McKinley and other chief master sergeants played against instructors at the Senior NCO Academy in the early-morning game. (Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Scott Moorman) Chief McKinley 'schools' Senior NCO Academy instructors
An early morning pick-up game of basketball with the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force has become a tradition for instructors at the Senior NCO Academy here. Wednesday's game was no different.The morning after each one of the school's graduations -- five times every year -- Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Rodney J. McKinley and other
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Default Air Force Logo AU Balanced Scorecard sets goals, measures success
Air Force metrics tend to be predominantly financial or production based, which drives priorities and practices not normally focused on warfighter capabilities, according to Patricia Roberson, Balanced Scorecard Program manager for Air University. As a remedy to this imbalance of metrics and measurements, the Department of Defense has developed a
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Master Sgt. Jeff Kunkle, the artist who painted the sepia-tone portraits included in the display, stands in front of the Wall of Honor, which was dedicated in a ceremony at Gunter Annex's Senior NCO Academy on Tuesday. The display honors the six enlisted Airmen who received the Medal of Honor for their actions. (Air Force photo by Melanie Rodgers Cox) Senior NCO Academy dedicates Medal of Honor display
In dedicating the Wall of Honor on Tuesday at the Air Force Senior NCO Academy, Chief Master Sgt. Dennis Norman, SNCOA commandant, said everything in the academy needs to have a purpose. The purpose of the wall is to pay tribute to the six Air Force enlisted members who have received the Medal of Honor. "To that end, we looked at the Wall of Honor,
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Col. Kris Beasley, 42nd Air Base Wing commander, and Brian Perry, Maxwell Elementary School assistant principal, plant a tree commemorating Arbor Day at the school Feb. 19. (Air Force photo by Jamie Pitcher) Maxwell celebrates Arbor Day, earns 16th-straight Tree City USA
Base leaders, tree-planting volunteers, children from Maxwell Elementary School, and even Woodsy the Owl got down and dirty in honor of Arbor Day on Feb. 19. Recognition of the day was in the form of a ceremonial tree planting and program at the school, and two days later, 100 base volunteers helped to restore Prattville's trees hit hard by a
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Lt. Col. Ed Vaughan (center) is inducted into the Air Force Safety Hall of Fame in a ceremony Feb. 6.  With him are (left) Maj. Gen. Maury Forsyth, commander of the Spaatz Center at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., and Col.
Marcus Quint, chief of the Air National Guard Safety Directorate. (Air Force photo by Jamie Pitcher)
Guardsman inducted into AF Safety Hall of Fame
A revolutionary, entrepreneurial approach to safety program management has earned induction into the Air Force Safety Hall of Fame for an Air National Guard officer here. Lt. Col. Edward Vaughan, former deputy director of safety for the Air National Guard, was recognized at a ceremony here Feb. 6 for his "unique contribution to safety and the U.S.
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Default Air Force Logo Former ACSC commandant tells story of new Afghan air force
In August 2007, the commandant of Air Command and Staff College was told to leave the school at Maxwell and "go build the Afghan air force." Maj. Gen. Jay Lindell, now the director of Global Power Programs for the Secretary of the Air Force, was at Maxwell-Gunter on Feb. 20 to address ACSC students on his role in the development of air power in
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Default Air Force Logo AF promotes four Maxwell medical officers
Air Force officials announced the promotions of four Maxwell officers in the medical and dental corps Feb. 19.Overall, the Air Force selected 84 lieutenant colonels, 164 majors, and 326 captains for promotion. The boards considered 531 lieutenant colonels, 568 majors and 335 captains for promotion.The following officers were selected for
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Chap. (Maj. Gen.) Cecil Richardson greets Senior Master Sgt. (ret.) Dave Berry at the Maxwell-Gunter National Prayer Breakfast Feb. 13 at the Maxwell Officers’ Club. Chaplain Richardson, chief of Chaplains for the Air Force, was the keynote speaker.  Sergeant Berry is a local Jewish lay leader. (Air Force photo by Melanie Rodgers Cox) Top Air Force chaplain says 'with faith, we have air cover'
As the keynote speaker for Maxwell-Gunter's National Prayer Breakfast on Feb. 13, Chap. (Maj. Gen.) Cecil R. Richardson, chief of Chaplains for the Air Force, told a crowded ballroom at the Maxwell's Officers' Club that "with faith, we have air cover." Chaplain Richardson directs the chaplain program for more than 800,000 active-duty, Guard,
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