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42nd Air Base Wing Shield Maxwell’s new leadership course ‘revitalizes’ flights, squadrons
Squadrons are the “beating heart of the Air Force,” said the chief of staff of the Air Force soon after taking office in 2016, identifying the need to revitalize squadrons as one of his primary focus areas. Every heart, though, needs something to make it beat.
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Former Tuskegee Airman and POW Addresses Air University Students Tuskegee Airman visits Maxwell
One of the very first Tuskegee Airmen visited Maxwell on Aug. 14, 2017. On his first visit to Maxwell, retired Lt. Col. Harold Brown, spoke to Airmen from throughout the base about his experiences as a Tuskegee Airman and educator, as well as visiting the 187th Fighter Wing, which is the current home of the famed Red Tails. “I had no idea the size
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42nd Med Group Patient Hours Change Maxwell clinic adjusts primary care hours
Patient care hours at the Maxwell primary care clinic are expanding to 4:40 p.m., beginning in August.These new hours are intended to increase timely access to primary care and are a direct result of access to care patient surveys conducted in December and January.Prmary care appointments will now be available from 7:30 AM to 4:40 PM, Monday
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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Lt. Col. James Fee, Air Force Institute of Technology assistant professor of nuclear engineering, discusses electromagnetic pulse and how to model it from a nuclear weapon with 1st. Lt. Cameron Merriman, an AFIT student, June 22 using a display board hung in one of AFIT’s corridors. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Harrington) AFIT prepares nuclear enterprise to deal with any scenario
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  With talk of nuclear weapons returning to Americans’ everyday conversations, it might be excusable for the average person to think that the technology somehow had left the mainstream; this couldn’t be further from the truth.For educators at the Air Force Institute of Technology, nuclear engineering has been
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42nd Air Base Wing Maxwell’s new leadership course ‘revitalizes’ flights, squadrons
Squadrons are the “beating heart of the Air Force,” said the chief of staff of the Air Force soon after taking office in 2016, identifying the need to revitalize squadrons as one of his primary focus areas. Every heart, though, needs something to make it beat.
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2017
AFMS MTFs Pilot Medical Readiness Air Force Military Treatment Facilities pilot medical readiness
Air Force Medicine has a non-stop global readiness mission. Medical Airmen must be prepared to deploy on short notice to provide life-saving and performance-enhancing healthcare in diverse, austere, and isolated locations, and all Airmen must be medically ready to deploy. To achieve this readiness mission, the Air Force Medical Service operates 76
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2017
Education, Training, Experience: The Continuum of Learning Education, Training, Experience: The Continuum of Learning
Air Education and Training Command is reimagining how Airmen are developed, through a paradigm shift in education, training and capitalization of experiences in a new concept: the Continuum of Learning. The effort officially kicked off with a leadership summit last week, in which AETC senior leaders, wing commanders, command chiefs and
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2017
Christelle Magnee, French Air Force 2nd Lt. Bernad Scheidhauer’s great niece, and Caroline Kennard, Royal Air Force Squadron leader Roger Bushell’s niece, unveil a memorial to their relatives on July 1, 2017 outside Ramstein, German. Bushell and Scheidhauer were among the 76 Allied prisoners of war who had escaped from Luft Stalag III at Sagan, Germany (now Poland) on March 24, 1944, in what became known as “The Great Escape.”  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore) The Great Escape: setting the record straight
A memorial ceremony took place to commemorate the “Great Escape” of World War II near Ramstein AB, Germany on July 1, 2017. The memorial honored Royal Air Force Squadron Leader Roger Bushell and French Air Force 2nd Lt. Bernard Scheidhauer, the two escapees executed near Ramstein in March 1944.
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2017
Capt. Joel Bischoff, a cadre member at Air Force ROTC Detachment 027 at the University of Northern Arizona, sets the pace at the 2017 Armed Forces Triathlon, held June 7-11 at Naval Base Ventura County, California. The captain’s second place overall finish at the competition earned him a place on the Air Force team competing at the World Military Triathlon Championship in Warendorf, Germany, Aug. 5. (Courtesy Photo) AFROTC instructor competes in World Military Triathlon Championship
An Air Force ROTC instructor at the University of Northern Arizona will be representing the Air Force at a world-wide triathlon in Warendorf, Germany, Aug. 5, 2017.    Captain Joel Bischoff, operations flight commander at AFROTC Detachment 027, will compete as a member of the Air Force’s team in the World Military Triathlon Championship.  
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2017
Senior Airman Clinton Gregory, 42nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, bonds during off-duty time with his military working dog Elza at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. A strong bond between a MWD handler and his dog is crucial because they often must rely on each other in life-or-death situations. Elza succumbed to cancer in early July 2017 months before she was set to retire. (Courtesy photo) Military working dog passes, another to retire on Maxwell
What would have been a joint retirement ceremony for two of the 42nd Air Base Wing’s military working dogs, will now include one retirement and one memorial. MWD Sam will trade his spot in the 42nd Security Forces Squadron kennel for the home life after serving three years at Maxwell Air Force Base. Staff Sgt. Brandon Bixby, Sam’s handler, has
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