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Aviation pioneers encourage innovation, resiliency during the annual Gathering of Eagles Aviation pioneers encourage innovation, resiliency during annual Gathering of Eagles
Air University’s Air Command and Staff College welcomed 10 distinguished visitors who have made significant contributions in aerospace history to visit the school May 29-31, for the 37th annual Gathering of Eagles event here. The event, now serving as a capstone for the ACSC curriculum, invited these prominent speakers to share their stories of courage, perseverance and innovation with the officers and civilians attending the school in an effort to inspire today’s military leaders to achieve greatness in support of their country.
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Air Force Cyber Strategy Conference sparks innovative ideas for cyber warfare Air Force Cyber Strategy Conference sparks innovative ideas for cyber warfare
Air University’s Cyber College hosted the 2018 Air Force Cyber Strategy Conference, May 22-23, here. The event welcomed cyber experts from around the nation to discuss the importance of innovating cyber strategy within the Air Force.
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Air University releases summer’s ‘Strategic Studies Quarterly’ Air University releases summer’s ‘Strategic Studies Quarterly’
Air University Press announces the release of the summer 2018 edition of “Strategic Studies Quarterly,” an Air Force-sponsored strategic forum on national and international security. Lieutenant Col. Garry Floyd Jr. from the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Intelligence wrote the feature article: Attribution and Operational Art: Implications for Competing in Time. It creates a model for cyber attribution, analyzing the risks and opportunities of an attribution advantage.
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AFCLC professor hopes to return ‘good luck flag’ AFCLC professor hopes to return ‘good luck flag’
Fitted in a frame for preservation, Jessica Jordan is both haunted and intrigued by the tattered Japanese war flag in her office. The worn national flag covered in personal handwritten messages dates to World War II. The flags are known in Japan as a “hinomaru yosegaki” and in English as “good luck flags.” “They are known as ‘good luck flags’ because they were signed by friends and family and carried by Japanese WWII soldiers and sailors into battle,” said Jordan, assistant professor of Regional and Cultural Studies (Asia) at the Air Force Culture and Language Center here. “This one appears to be stained by sweat and blood.”
0 5/29
2018
OTS revamps program creating more efficient, effective training environment OTS revamps program creating more efficient, effective training environment
Over the past year Air University’s Officer Training School has been revamping program in order to provide a more efficient and effective training experience for its cadets. One of the major changes the school has made has been the implementation of pre-requisite courses designed to cover topics, which otherwise would be done during a mass-lecture when the cadets arrive.
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2018
From Africa to America: Perseverance paves the way for a future officer From Africa to America: Perseverance paves the way for a future officer
There are many ways to distinguish yourself from a group of people. Maybe you’re the smartest, most athletic or funniest person in a group. Maybe you have a different background or speak a different language. If you’re Gabirele McStanislav-Cudjoe, a cadet in Air Force Officer Training School, you’re from a different country, your first spoken language isn’t English and you came from a different branch of the U.S. military. Of all the differences between McStanislav-Cudjoe and his fellow cadets, however, the one thing that truly makes him stand out is his heart.
0 5/21
2018
Air Force Junior ROTC teams ‘stellar’ at competition Air Force Junior ROTC teams ‘stellar’ at competition
Teams of young students from across the U.S. competed in a national-level high school space challenge competition here April 18-20 as a way of inspiring students to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education careers.
0 5/18
2018
Air Force soars during the 2018 National High School Drill Team Championships Air Force soars during 2018 National High School Drill Team Championships
The nation’s top Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets traveled to Daytona Beach, Florida, May 4-6, for the 2018 National High School Drill Team Championships. The high school students showcased their skills in both armed and unarmed categories in front of judges and military training instructors from all branches of the military during the three day event.
0 5/15
2018
ACSC’s MDOS: An inside look into one of the DOD’s most innovative courses ACSC’s MDOS: An inside look into one of the DOD’s most innovative courses
Air University’s Air Command and Staff College was recently announced as one of five winners of the 2017 Innovation Challenge during the Air Education and Training Command’s Senior Leader Conference March 21, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. ACSC’s Multi-Domain Operational Strategist Concentration (MDOS) was the group recognized for its innovation after winning the Chief of Staff of the Air Force Priority #2 category: Expand the joint & multi-domain warfighting abilities of assigned Airmen.
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2018
Maxwell celebrates 100 years of history Maxwell celebrates 100 years of history
Since it’s conception in 1918, Maxwell Air Force Base has played a pivotal role in airpower, providing the Air Force with innovation, education and leadership training. One hundred years have passed and the Maxwell community has grown to be a more integral part of the River Region. Members from around the base and local community gathered together in order to celebrate the occasion April 6-7.
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