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Enlisted Heritage Hall curator Bill Chivalette talks about plans to deepen the World War I exhibit, along with other exhibits in the original museum building, to provide more space for artifacts and displays. The museum offers vignettes of all aspects of enlisted involvement in early flight, the Army Air Corps and the Air Force. (Air Force photo by Jamie Pitcher) Renovations, new exhibits for Enlisted Heritage Hall
Visitors to Gunter Annex's Enlisted Heritage Hall, the only Air Force museum dedicated to preserving the contributions and heroics of enlisted members, may not notice the two biggest problems curators face there, but they are sure to notice the solutions. "We have two problems here regarding our exhibits," said Bill Chivalette, museum curator. "One
0 12/04
2008
Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Charles Cleveland speaks at the Maxwell Officers Club after receiving a Silver Star for his actions 56 years ago. (Air Force photo by Melanie Rodgers) Korean War pilot receives Silver Star 56 years later
More than 56 years after a fateful day in Korea when then Lt. Charles Cleveland landed his F-86 Sabre at a South Korean air base with a "plausible" MiG-15 kill, the now retired Lt. Gen. Cleveland received a Silver Star for his heroics. Because he didn't actually see the MiG crash in March 1952, the lieutenant listed it as a "probable kill." That
0 12/04
2008
The first virtual Air Force base opened its doors to the world Dec. 2. Dubbed “MyBase,” the entirely digital creation is meant to represent the Air Force to the general public, and was built from scratch in the popular digital online “world,” Second Life. (Courtesy graphic) Virtual Air Force base opens doors to public
The first virtual Air Force base opened its doors to the world Dec. 2, heralded by Maj. Gen. Erwin Lessel, the Director of Plans, Programs, Requirements and Assessments at Air Education and Training Command. The general's remarks were made during the general officers' panel discussion at the annual Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and
0 12/03
2008
Richard Quest (right), CNN's international business and travel correspondent, explains the daily operations of CNN International to Scott Knuteson (left), a member of Air University Public Affairs. Several public affairs professionals from Air University and Air Command and Staff College made the trip to Atlanta on Nov. 19 to see the inner workings of CNN. (Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Scott Moorman) CNN tour enlightens joint, international group of officers
Students from Air University's Air Command and Staff College who elected to take the "War for Public Opinion" research seminar were treated to a special tour of CNN headquarters in Atlanta on Nov. 19, a day trip conducted by the Public Affairs Center for Excellence. The students, including three international officers from South Korea, Pakistan and
0 12/02
2008
Default Air Force Logo Shoplifting steals spotlight from holiday season
With the holidays in full swing, shoplifting is once again in the forefront for retailers, especially the Maxwell-Gunter Base Exchange. So far, 30 individuals have been charged with shoplifting in 2008 at Maxwell. "As the holiday season approaches, more customers will come into our stores, and that means the potential for shoplifting grows
0 12/02
2008
With the guidance of Jordan Brinks, Save A Life Tour simulator instructor, Staff Sgt. Jonathan Early attempts to navigate a driving scenario as if he’s under the influence of alcohol Thursday. The Save a Life Tour began when Mr. Brinks, along with his team, began touring military installations to educate Airmen on the effects of alcohol. (Air Force photo by Jamie Pitcher) Drunk driving simulator makes dangers real for Airmen
Statistics reveal more than 2 million people die each year as a result of drunk driving, A group dedicated to reducing that number visited Maxwell on Thursday to spread their message of how easy it is to prevent drunk driving, and quickly drinking can lead to loss of control. The Save A Life Tour held morning and afternoon sessions for base
0 12/02
2008
Default Air Force Logo Hometown News program goes electronic
Hometown news releases are now available for electronic submission through the new Maxwell Web site. The Hometown News Release program allows Department of Defense personnel to showcase their accomplishments through electronic and print media. "Sending hometown news releases is a great way for both military and civilian DoD employees to publicize
0 12/02
2008
Default Air Force Logo CCAF puts airframe, powerplant courses online
Aircraft maintenance technicians participating in the Air Force Airframe and Powerplant Certification Program are now able to complete the three Air Force A&P Mechanic Specialized Courses through Air University Online. The courses are part of the program requirements, after which graduates are eligible to test for the Federal Aviation
0 12/02
2008
Default Air Force Logo 'Femme Fatale' wins commandant's award for thesis
Lt. Col. Kristal Alfonso received the annual School of Advanced Air and Space Studies Commandant's Award for best thesis in the leadership and ethics category during a ceremony at the school's Werling Auditorium on Nov. 14. The award was presented by SAASS commandant Col. Scott Gorman, who said SAASS's No. 1 asset is its people. "Kristal's thesis
0 11/20
2008
Lt. Gen. Allen Peck, Air University commander, explains the structure of the university to the AU Board of Visitors during a Tuesday breakfast meeting in downtown Montgomery. (Air Force photo by Melanie Rodgers) Board of Visitors lauds community, Air University programs
During a breakfast meeting for members of the Air University Board of Visitors Tuesday, Dr. Bruce Murphy, Air University chief academic officer, said the group's role in the operation of Air University is an important one. "The Board of Visitors is older than the Air Force," he said. The group is chartered to provide advice and recommendations on
0 11/20
2008
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