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Default Air Force Logo Combined Federal Campaign past halfway point
With more than little more than three weeks to go in the Maxwell-Gunter Combined Federal Campaign, the base has reached 81 percent of its $553,935 goal and 66 percent of its share of the Heart of Alabama Campaign goal of $840,000, said the campaign installation project officer. "We are very pleased with where the campaign is at this point, but we
0 10/21
2008
As part of the opening ceremony of the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site Oct. 10 at Moton Field, Ala., National Park Service officials unveil a sign that designates part of Interstate 85, which passes near the city of Tuskegee, as the Tuskegee Airmen Memorial Highway. Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama looks on from behind. (Air Force photo by Scott Knuteson) Historic homecoming for Tuskegee Airmen as site opens
Hundreds of aviators, mechanics and support personnel who worked at the Tuskegee Army Air Field and Moton Field, Ala., during the 1930s and '40s gathered once again in Tuskegee, Ala., Oct. 10 when the National Park Service memorialized the efforts of the first black pilots in the Army Air Corps, later the U.S. Air Force. The National Tuskegee
0 10/15
2008
Default Air Force Logo American culture, English class helps international families adapt
Nearly 70 spouses of officers from more than 45 countries graduated Oct. 3 from the International Dependents' English Course at International Officer School. The course, which lasts six weeks, provides cultural insights and English language training to international officers' spouses or adult dependents. "To speak English was my dream," Loubna
0 10/10
2008
Default Air Force Logo 42nd SFS members receive Combat Action Medal
Eight members of the 42nd Security Forces Squadron received the Air Force Combat Action Medal, and two more will soon receive AFCAMs for their involvement in anti-insurgent raids while deployed to Baghdad. During the period of April to September 2006, the security forces members were assigned to the Green Zone with the 732nd Expeditionary Security
0 10/10
2008
Members of local law enforcement agencies, the 42nd Security Forces Squadron and  Maxwell-Gunter community leaders gathered Tuesday at Chapel 2 to remember Senior Airman Samantha Sculthorpe, who died Sept. 25 in an automobile accident. (Air Force photo by Melanie Rodgers) A great loss

0 10/03
2008
Officer trainee Justin Ailor helps with crowd control Saturday at the Navistar LPGA Classic as Seon Hwa Lee of South Korea tees off the 14th hole of the Senator Course at Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail's Capitol Hill location. (Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Scott Moorman) Officer trainees volunteer time to LPGA golf tourney
Fifty-two officer trainees from Maxwell Air Force Base volunteered precious study time last weekend to help make the Navistar LPGA Classic golf tournament in nearby Prattville a success. "I don't know what I would do without these guys," Larry Deavers, the marshal chairperson for holes 13 through 18, said. "For some reason, I ended up without any
0 10/03
2008
Default Air Force Logo AU commander hosts forum for local leaders
Lt. Gen. Allen Peck, Air University commander, hosted more than 50 River Region leaders at the Maxwell Officers Club Wednesday for the River Region Forum, a quarterly event that educates local civic leaders on security issues. This was his first forum as commander, and he was pleased by the turnout, he said. "I hope this will be a great opportunity
0 10/03
2008
The graph illustrates money accrued at nine percent when a person begins saving $3,000 a year ($250 a month) at various ages. (Air Force graphic by Michael Paul) Financial adviser encourages Airmen to ‘focus on fundamentals'
What wouldn't most Americans give for solid financial advice in the current uncertain climate? For more than 140 Officer Training School cadets, all they had to do was show up for work. A money expert from the United Services Automobile Association visited Maxwell-Gunter for a briefing at Officer Training School on Sept. 25, and his main concern
0 10/03
2008
Default Air Force Logo Gas station running on empty
For the second time in a week, the Maxwell gas station ran out of gas Saturday. The station, run by the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, is one of many stations in the Southeast suffering from supply problems caused by Hurricanes Gustav and Ike. In the aftermath of Hurricane Ike, the station first ran out of gas Sept. 16 for nearly 24 hours.
0 9/26
2008
Default Air Force Logo 42nd MDG 'makes the grade' on decontamination training, exam
High spirits set the tone as members of the 42nd Medical Group took their In Place Patient Decontamination, or IPPDC, examination Sept. 18. The examination, administered near the Maxwell clinic's emergency entrance, was the culmination of three days of training by a TCI Corporation employee who came to Maxwell to teach the course and give the
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2008
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