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Learning from the Holocaust, The Strength of the Human Spirit Maxwell Air Force Base remembers the victims of the Holocaust
Maxwell Air Force Base will host a series of events during the week to remember the victims of the Holocaust, to include a base proclamation, tree dedication, and Reading of Names in the Garden of the Maxwell Club on April 24 at 7:45 a.m., a special memorial service in Shelburne Auditorium, building 803 on April 26 at 1:30 p.m., and a memorial 5K starting at the Maxwell Club, on April 28 at 8:00 a.m. Rabbi Scott Kramer of the Agudath Israel Etz Ahayem Synagogue, Montgomery, Alabama, will be the keynote speaker for the April 26 memorial.
0 4/25
2017
Crew of aircraft number 1 aboard the USS Hornet:  1Lt Henry Potter, bombardier; Lt Col James “Jimmy” Doolittle, pilot; Sgt Paul Braemer, gunner; 1Lt Richard Cole, co-pilot; Sgt Paul Leonard, engineer. (US Navy official photo) The Air Force celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid on Japan
On April 18, 1942, 75-years ago, Americans woke up to the startling news that Army Air Force medium bombers had attacked Japan.  After four months of doom and gloom news, including the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the Japanese conquest of Southeast Asia, and the recent surrender of 75,000 American and Filipino soldiers on the Bataan Peninsula,
0 4/18
2017
Default Air Force Logo Strategic Joint Wargame Challenges Future Leaders Ability to Think Multidimensional
The 34th annual Joint Land, Air and Sea Strategic Special Program, or JLASS-SP, is part of a six-day event that is the culmination of a seven-month elective, designed to provide participants an opportunity to develop and implement their own regional strategies against realistic problems. These includes nation-state military aggression, non-state sponsored cyber-attacks, weapons of mass destruction proliferation and humanitarian suffering.
0 3/29
2017
Gen Mitchell is regarded as the "Father of the United States Air Force," because he was instrumental in bringing to the forefront the need for air superiority. 

Mitchell also believed that bombers should take the place of battleships and there should be a separate command for the Air Service. Step up: Don’t be afraid to be a Mitchell, Doolittle, or Arnold
The U.S. Air Force is sitting at a nexus in which the world is becoming increasingly dangerous and complex, and our nation is asking us to do things that keep us busier now than ever before, yet we have fewer people now than at any point in our history—just over a third of what we had in the 1950s!  To meet these challenges, American military
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2017
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
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