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Son of World War II British flight cadet visits Maxwell Son of World War II British flight cadet visits Maxwell
The son of a British service member made a point to stop at Maxwell on June 15 on a tour of the states to see where his father trained during World War II. Edwin Norton, from Norton Fitzwarren, England, took a nostalgic tour of Maxwell to see some of the places that his father, Edgar John Norton, probably saw when he was at then-Gunter Field as a Royal Air Force flight cadet for flight training during the war.
0 6/18
2018
Air Force Surgeon General promotes Airman at Maxwell Air Force Surgeon General promotes Airman at Maxwell
The recently appointed Air Force Surgeon General spent her first Friday on the job visiting Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama and presiding over the promotion of an officer she once served with and mentored. Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg promoted her former executive officer, Maj. Elisha Parkhill, now the 42nd Medical Operations Squadron Mental Health flight
0 6/13
2018
The Air Force Enlisted Heritage Hall marks the 50th Anniversary of Lima Site 85 with a memorial service and a monument unveiling at Heritage Park, Gunter Annex, Mar. 12, 2018. Medal of Honor recipient Chief Master Sergeant Richard Etchberger and his teammates were remembered with a candle lighting ceremony. Enlisted Heritage Research Institute receives Air Force level award
The Enlisted Heritage Research Institute at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base was recognized last month when they won an Air Force Heritage award for their work.Chief Master Sgt Emily Shade, along with her team at the EHRI, oversee the research and operations necessary to run one of the Air Force’s most respected museums. Their expertise even won them
0 6/13
2018
Staff Sgt. Benjamin Painter, the noncommissioned officer in charge of logistics plans at the 42nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, returned recently from volunteering with Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency. He and his team were charged with searching for two service members in the remote Vietnamese jungles. (Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexa Culbert) Maxwell Airman volunteers for MIA mission
The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency reports that there are 1,597 service members still missing in action from the Vietnam War. All told, more than 82,000 remain unaccounted for from World War II to present day conflicts. The organization’s mission is to “provide the fullest possible accounting for our missing personnel to their families and the nation.”
0 6/13
2018
First Combat Airdrop in more than a Decade First Combat Airdrop in More Than a Decade
A U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules assigned to the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron departs Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, to conduct a supply airdrop over an undisclosed location in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Inherent Resolve's Operation Roundup, June 3, 2018. This was the first combat airdrop in almost 14 years for the C-130H squadron
0 6/07
2018
Air University center helps shape airpower with GOPAC, COMPAC Air University center helps shape airpower with GOPAC, COMPAC
Inside of a conference room at the Air Force Culture and Language Center at Air University here, general officers and commanders have been quietly meeting, training and preparing for deployments and assignments. Described as some of the Air Force’s “best training opportunities” over the years, AFCLC has quickly become a preferred pit stop for
0 6/07
2018
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.
0 6/04
2018
Air University Press announces the release of the Summer 2018 Air and Space Power Journal. Air University announces release of ASPJ Summer 2018 edition
Air University Press announces the release of the Summer 2018 Air and Space Power Journal. In this issue, Lt. Gen. David “D.T.” Thompson, vice commander, Air Force Space Command, speaks to the use of the space domain for national defense and protecting and defending space capabilities. “The Coming Revolution in Military Space Professionalism” extends this discussion by describing recent events that will allow the space cadre to “produce the military space professionals the nation needs.”
0 6/04
2018
HQ AETC’s Continuum of Learning Engagement Team, Mrs. Shelly Petruska, Capt. Renee Cassidy and Lt. Jacqueline Crow, led a small group discussion with AFIT’s School of Systems and Logistics, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, May 1, 2018.  The CoL engagement team is traveling to all AETC units to educate the command on CoL initiatives, and collect best practices, challenges and innovative ideas for CoL across the Air Force. AETC and AFIT Focus on Continuum of Learning Initiative
HQ AETC’s Continuum of Learning Engagement Team, Mrs. Shelly Petruska, Capt. Renee Cassidy and Lt. Jacqueline Crow, led a small group discussion with AFIT’s School of Systems and Logistics, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, May 1, 2018. The CoL engagement team is traveling to all AETC units to educate the command on CoL initiatives, and collect best practices, challenges and innovative ideas for CoL across the Air Force.
0 6/01
2018
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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2018
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