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Default Air Force Logo The return of Tactical Air Command and Military Airlift Command
The Air Force made history this year by resurrecting two of its historical major air commands, the Tactical Air Command and the Military Airlift Command, Sept. 26 and Oct. 1, 2016.The historical commands were active from the 1940’s until 1992. They were made active again by consolidating them with two existing commands, the Air Combat Command and
0 11/22
2016
Learning from the Holocaust Remembering the Holocaust
Dr. Robert Kane, is the Air University Historian and the grandson of Jewish immigrants from Ukraine.
0 5/10
2016
Pregnancy can be a blessing for those who don't experience morning sickness, back aches and swollen ankles, but for others it can be a nightmare experiencing these symptoms with full force. For those in the military there are many opportunities to understand pregnancy a bit better as well as having a support system for any concerns or questions that may arise. On Maxwell AFB, pregnant women both active duty and dependent can take advantage of the New Parent Support Program, which provides new parents with classes, home visits and 24-hour access to a nurse. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Senior Airman Tammie Ramsouer) Pregnancy in the military
NAUSEA SUCKS! Oh and by the way I'm pregnant and it's my worst pregnancy.Honestly, being pregnant can be a blessing for those who don't experience the many symptoms of morning sickness, back aches and swollen ankles, but for others like me, it can be a nightmare experiencing these symptoms.I think one of the hardest parts about being pregnant is
0 3/16
2016
Capt. Harry C. Aderholt, the commander of Squadron F, 2123 Army Air Force Base Unit, left, conducts a supply inventory at Maxwell Field in September 1945. He was commander of a segregated African American unit at Maxwell Field. Captain Aderholt eventually rose to the rank of brigadier general, U.S. Air Force, and was a prominent figure in Air Force Special Operations in the 1950s and 1960s. (Courtesy photo U.S. Air Force) African American History Month
Throughout the history of the United States, African Americans have significantly contributed to the rich heritage and culture of this country in all areas of society.  Since 1976, the United States has celebrated their contributions to the history and heritage of this nation.  This special observance began as "Negro History Week" by historian
0 2/18
2016
In this Air University History office file photo, Glenn Miller, center, prepares for one of the more than 500 radio broadcasts in which he and his band performed as part of morale-boosting efforts in the Army Air Force. Glenn Miller past and present
It was December 1942, and the United States had been at war for a year.  To help ease the pain of war department telegrams and empty places at the Christmas table that year, Captain Glenn Miller, a well-known musician and band leader, was now in the uniform of the U.S. Army Air Forces (AAF) and assigned to Maxwell Field, gave a concert to Maxwell
0 12/15
2015
Default Air Force Logo At the top of Santa's list, small-unmanned aircraft systems
It's getting near to the time of year when we may be shopping for young ones and those young at heart.  On the top of the list for many will be small-unmanned aircraft systems or other remote controlled aircraft.  The technology is fantastic these days allowing control by smart phones and tablets.  The commercial industry is even taking advantage
0 11/23
2015
Poster for NAIHM 2015 Mountain Celebrating National American Indian Heritage Month
During November, Americans will celebrate National American Indian Heritage Month. This year's theme is "Growing Native Leaders:  Enhancing our Severn Generations."  On November 11, Americans also celebrate Veteran's Day.  Through these two observances, Americans can celebrate not only the significant contributions of American Indians and Alaska
0 11/18
2015
Default Air Force Logo Halloween and oral health
The kids plan for it. They talk about it. They pick out their costumes and candy well in advance ... it's Halloween! The holiday changes many parents' normal, daily food routines for their families and gives adults permission to snack on their kids' candy after they have gone to bed.  All this sugar consumption causes a silent war in our
0 9/15
2015
Default Air Force Logo Taking the jump with Single Airmen Initiatives program
The roar of the plane's engine was so load that we strained our voices as we tried to talk. Finally, we gave up all together and remained silent. The small plane moved in circles like a spiral staircase as it ascended into the sky until it reached 10,000 feet. Suddenly, it became quiet.  The engine had been cut off.  As the instructors opened the
0 6/09
2015
Default Air Force Logo The pieces of ‘military flair’ on your social media
Being a member of the United States Air Force should without question be a source of pride. The service you render to the United States is a vital one, and retired Air Force members and family members take an equal pride in the service they have rendered to the Air Force.Unfortunately, there will always be people who, for various reasons, wish to
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2015
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