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Default Air Force Logo AFPC Spread the Word team to brief Maxwell
An Air Force Personnel Center team plans to visit Maxwell for "Spread the Word" briefings Wednesday. Briefings are scheduled are scheduled for 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the base theater. All Airmen and civilians are encouraged to attend. "One of the Air Force's top priorities is to develop and care for our Air Force people, and we want to hear from you
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Default Air Force Logo Airman, Family Readiness Center holds financial fair
The Airman and Family Readiness Center will hold a "financial fair" Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Maxwell Event Center as part of Military Saves Week, according to Gari Smith, center director of Personal Financial Management. "Military Saves is a Department of Defense-wide financial readiness campaign to persuade military service and family
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Tech. Sgt. Gary Beckford (left) helps Master Sgt. Ed Hancuff with his gas mask at “Blue Thunder” during a deployment exercise Feb. 12.  Both Sergeants Beckford and Hancuff are members of the 42nd Medical Group. (Air Force photo by Jamie Pitcher) Maxwell performs ‘good job’ during base exercise
The February Maxwell-Gunter exercise involved a deployment/field exercise; a force protection condition change; flightline protection drills; and personnel accountability, and for the most part, the events last week went well said the base Exercise Evaluation Team chief. "There were a few issues we may have to re-test, but overall, the base did a
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Airman 1st Class Tarryn Holyfield, a bioenvironmental engineering apprentice at the 42nd Medical Group, performs "Listen" from the Dreamgirls motion picture soundtrack. Airman Holyfield was selected to tour with Tops in Blue for the 2009 season. (Courtesy photo) Maxwell rising star heads to Tops in Blue
A Maxwell Air Force Base Airman was recently selected as one of 31 "ambassadors" of music, vocals and dance in the U.S. Air Force's premiere performing troupe, Tops in Blue. Airman 1st Class Tarryn Holyfield, a bioenvironmental engineering apprentice in the 42nd Medical Group, will have brought America's unique brand of culture and entertainment to
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Default Air Force Logo Medical Group civilian takes Air Force award
The medical readiness flight chief for the 42nd Medical Group distinguished himself, the group and Maxwell-Gunter recently when he was named the winner of the Expeditionary Medical Operations Award in the civilian category by the Air Force. "To be recognized at that level is humbling," John Henry said. "There are a lot of people out there doing
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Default Air Force Logo AETC announces awards for Chapel, PA, SFS
Air University Public Affairs, the 42nd Air Base Wing Chapel and the 42nd Security Force Squadron were well represented when Air Education and Training Command announced several annual award winners for 2008. Tech. Sgt. Jennifer S. Laufer of the base chaplain's office received Outstanding Chaplain Assistant Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year in
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Alabama’s First Lady Patsy Riley receives an Air Command and Staff College cookbook and coin from Annette Roberts, representing ACSC spouses. Several of ACSC spouses were at the Governor’s Mansion Feb. 12 to present the results of the school’s “Diaper Drive” for the Montgomery Family Sunshine Center, one of Mrs. Riley’s charitable interests which supports victims of domestic violence in the Montgomery area. (Air Force photo by Jamie Pitcher) ACSC spouses truck diapers to governor’s mansion
Spouses from Air Command and Staff College delivered a truckload of donated baby diapers to the Alabama governor's mansion Feb. 12. The diaper donation drive benefits the Montgomery Family Sunshine Center. "ACSC does this annual diaper drive with Alabama's First Lady, Mrs. Patsy Riley, at the governor's mansion," said Annette Roberts, chairperson
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Richard Lockhart, a patient at Montgomery Veteran’s Hospital, receives a valentine Feb. 13 from Katelynn Nelson, age 3.  Also shown are Katelynn’s 5-year-old brother Christopher, and father Tech. Sgt. Jason Nelson. They were all volunteers for the local salute to hospitalized veterans sponsored by the National Department of Veterans’ Affairs. (Air Force photo by Melanie Rodgers Cox) Vets receive valentines, well-wishes for holiday
Valentine's Day came a day early for more than 225 Veteran Administration hospital patients who received valentines and well-wishes as part of the National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans week. "This year's Valentines for Vets project is a success once again," said Lisa Warr, chief of civic outreach at Air University Public Affairs, who helped
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Maj. Gen. Darren W. McDew, director of public affairs for the Secretary of the Air Force, speaks to the audience at the Maxwell Officers’ Club on Feb. 4. As part of the African-American History Month celebration, General McDew related the historic struggles of African-Americans that were “validated by the 39 words” spoken by President Barack Obama while taking the oath of office. (Air Force photo by Jamie Pitcher) 39 words of presidential oath validate African-American struggles
The historic speeches of Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr., along with the struggles for civil rights, were validated by the 39 words President Barack Obama spoke when taking the oath of office according to the Air Force's top public affairs officer. Speaking to attendees at the African-American History month luncheon at the Maxwell
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Default Air Force Logo Maxwell Virtual Ops Center becomes AF ‘Best Practice'
The Virtual Operations Center, or VOC, currently being used at Maxwell-Gunter was named an Air Force Best Practice for 2009, and its creator was chosen as a "Top 10 Performer" for his efforts at the Air Education and Training Command Symposium in January. Using existing Sharepoint software, Maj. Scott Loller, the deputy chief of the 42nd Air Base
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