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A schedule of all intramural sports offered at Maxwell Air Force Base for Airmen of all ranks. The purpose of the intramural sports program is to encourage participation, sportsmanship, physical conditioning, and spirit de corps. (Courtesy Graphic) Catch the fever of intramural sports
Maxwell Air Force Base intramural sports will be kicking off Ultimate Frisbee and 3-on-3 basketball starting here, August 14.  Letter of intents, (LOI’s) for these sports are due to the intramural sports coordinator by August 4. The purpose of the intramural sports program is to encourage participation, sportsmanship, physical conditioning, and
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2017
New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31
New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31
Starting July 31, 2017, Airmen undergoing their annual Periodic Health Assessment may notice something new. A Mental Health Assessment will now be part of every annual PHA, to help ensure that Airmen suffering from undiagnosed mental health issues are referred to the necessary care. Mental health issues are a serious problem for U.S. Armed Forces
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2017
Lt. Gen. Steven Kwast, Air University commander and president presents the 2017 Air Education and Training Command’s Frank Futrell Excellence in Historical Studies award to Dr. Robert Kane, AU historian, July 14, 2017, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. Kane was recognized for his book titled, “So Far from Home Royal Air Force and Free French Air Force Flight Training at Maxwell and Gunter Fields during World War II.”(U.S. Air Force photo/ Melanie Rodgers Cox) Air University historian receives Air Force level historical studies award
Dr. Robert Kane, Air University historian, was awarded the Frank Futrell Excellence in Historical Studies Award 2017 Air Education and Training Command, by Air University Commander Lt. Gen. Steven L. Kwast during a small ceremony at the Air University Headquarters building. During the ceremony, Kwast announced that Kane is also the winner of the
0 7/18
2017
Col. Robert Waarvik assumed command of the 42nd Mission Support Group during a change of command ceremony, July 14, 2017, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. Col. Eric Shafa, 42nd Air Base Wing commander, officiated the ceremony and Waarvik assumed command from Col. Donald Lewis. (US. Air Force photo/ Bud Hancock) 42nd Mission Support Group welcomes new commander
Col. Robert Waarvik assumed command of the 42nd Mission Support Group during a change of command ceremony, July 14, 2017, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. Col. Eric Shafa, 42nd Air Base Wing commander, officiated the ceremony and Waarvik assumed command from Col. Donald Lewis. (US. Air Force photo/ Bud Hancock)
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Air Force JROTC cadets from Scripps Ranch High School, San Diego, celebrate after winning the Joint Service Academic Bowl Championship at the 2017 JROTC Leadership and Academic Bowl Championship in Washington, D.C., in June. This is the second year in a row that cadets from Scripps Ranch have won the award. The contest is sponsored by College Options Foundation. (Courtesy photo) 'All in' Investing in tomorrow—Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps
General of the Air Force Henry H. Hap Arnold said, “We must think in terms of tomorrow.” At Air University we do just that, tomorrow is our focus today. Throughout America’s history we have seen numerous studies link the education of our children to national security. One such report came in 2012 from the Council on Foreign Relations. In a PBS news
0 7/17
2017
A Cessna L-19 or O-1 Bird Dog is placed on a display base in front of CAP National Headquarters in 1983, in memory of the CAP members who gave their lives in service to America. (courtesy photo)

Civil Air Patrol marks 50 years at Maxwell
Fifty years ago this past July 6, Civil Air Patrol officially dedicated its new home at Maxwell Air Force Base. In a ceremony held in front of the old base hospital, CAP National Headquarters was dedicated on July 6, 1967, as Maxwell and Montgomery city officials welcomed some 128 officers, Airmen and civilians in the new command. The symbolic
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2017
Josh Hale, 42nd Force Support Squadron personal trainer, starts his stop watch as Senior Airman Christopher Snowden, 42nd Command Post command and control operations specialist, trains for his physical training test, June 27, 2017, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. After failing an Air Force Physical Training test, Snowden sought out the help of Hale, who helped him improve his run time by one minute and 15 seconds in only three weeks. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Alexa Culbert) Maxwell Airman passes PT test with help of base personal trainer
Get ready, get set, Go! Senior Airman Christopher Snowden, 42nd Air Base Wing Command Post command and control operations specialist, takes off down the road on Maxwell Air Force Base with 42nd Force Support Squadron personal trainer, Josh Hale by his side. After about four months of hard work and help from Hale, Snowden finished his physical
0 7/11
2017
Col. Barry Dickey, Air University director of staff, holds up a decorated ceiling tile at the Maxwell Club, May 5, 2017. The Maxwell Club is changing its focus to create a comfortable environment for Airmen of all ranks to enjoy The Pit. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Tammie Ramsouer) Maxwell Club focuses on making Airmen of all ranks feel welcome
The Maxwell Club is changing its focus to create a comfortable environment for all Airmen, of any rank, to enjoy.As a part of that initiative, club managers are giving units from Maxwell and Gunter Annex an opportunity to personalize their own ceiling tiles in an area known as The Pit. “The sign in front of the building reads ‘Maxwell Club’,” said
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2017
1-507th Parachute Infantry Regiment cadre from the Basic Airborne Course from Fort Benning parachute out of a C-130 Hercules assigned to the 908th Airlift Wing here at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., July 7, 2016. For the first time, the 908th AW air dropped 30 1-507th paratroopers onto Maxwell’s infield. (U.S. Air Force photo by Trey Ward) 908th AW and 1-507th PIR perform joint airdrop

0 7/07
2017
The Air Force Medical Service is launching a mobile app that will let users access the news and information available on the AFMS website right from their smartphones. New Air Force health mobile app available for patients
The Air Force Medical Service has launched a new mobile app to connect Airmen and patients to news and information about the AFMS. The new app is a mobile version of the AFMS website, and lets users customize their experience based on the Air Force military treatment facility (MTF) they use. This way, patients can get information about clinic
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2017
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