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Eight Tuskegee airmen pose in front of a P-40 fighterEight Tuskegee  ...
Eight Tuskegee airmen pose in front of a P-40 fighter

On March 22, 1941, the War Department and the Army Air Corps activated the first black flying unit, the 99th Pursuit Squadron, at first composed of African American enlisted men, at Chanute Field, Illinois. The 99th Pursuit Squadron was later redesignated the 99th Fighter Squadron, and received its first pilots in March 1942, after they graduated from advanced flight training at Tuskegee Army Air Field. (Photo courtesy of www.history.com)
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Posted: 2/12/2015

North Forsyth High School took home the Commander’s TrophyNorth Forsyth  ...
North Forsyth High School took home the Commander’s Trophy

The flag bearer for the North Forsyth High School Marine Corps Junior ROTC unit from Cumming, Georgia, holds the unit’s guidon while waiting to compete during the Larry Jones Invitational Drill Meet hosted by Robert E. Lee High School, Montgomery, Alabama, Jan. 31, 2015. The Marine unit took home the highest honor of the night, the Commander’s Trophy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Culbert/Cleared)
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Posted: 2/6/2015

Maxwell-Gunter Airmen judge Montgomery JROTC drill meetMaxwell-Gunter  ...
Maxwell-Gunter Airmen judge Montgomery JROTC drill meet

Airmen from Maxwell-Gunter huddle up to finalize the score of a Junior ROTC team’s performance at the Larry Jones Invitational Drill Meet hosted by Robert E. Lee High School, Montgomery, Alabama, Jan. 31, 2015. Approximately 50 Airmen volunteered to judge the cadets on their performance and show their support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Culbert/Cleared)
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Posted: 2/6/2015

Air Force Junior ROTC cadets perform drill commandsAir Force  ...
Air Force Junior ROTC cadets perform drill commands

Air Force Junior ROTC cadets from Huntsville, Alabama, perform drill commands during the Larry Jones Invitational Drill Meet hosted by Robert E. Lee High School, Montgomery, Alabama, Jan. 31, 2015. Nineteen Junior ROTC units competed during the drill meet for the chance to win the Commander’s Trophy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Culbert/Cleared)
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Posted: 2/6/2015

Seeing an 'old friend' Seeing an 'old  ...
Seeing an 'old friend'

Rick Pringle, a retiree from Michigan, stands in front of the F-105 Thunderchief on static display at Maxwell Air Park, Jan. 30, 2015. Pringle served as a maintenance officer for the F-105 while stationed at Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand, in the late 1960s. He traced the location of the F-105 tail number 61-0176 shown in the photo on the right to Maxwell and arranged for a stop to see one of his 'old friends' on his way to the Gulf Shores. Pringle was a second lieutenant when his photo was taken with the F-105 in 1969. He left the service a few years later.
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Posted: 2/4/2015

Michael B. GrayMichael B. Gray
Michael B. Gray

Mr. Michael B. Gray is the Senior Advisor for the Commander and President, Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. He serves as a key strategic advisor in support of all Air Force education programs presented by Air University. (Air Force photo by Donna Burnett)
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Posted: 2/4/2015

369th Infantry Regiment369th Infantry  ...
369th Infantry Regiment

The 369th Infantry Regiment, known as the “Hellfighters from Harlem,” served the longest time in the frontlines of any American regiment and earned the French Croix de Guerre as a unit, as did 171 members. One African-American, Cpl. Freddie Stowers, eventually posthumously received the Medal of Honor.
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Posted: 2/3/2015

Maxwell-Gunter Top 3 hosts the Senior Non-Commissioned Officers Forum and SocialMaxwell-Gunter  ...
Maxwell-Gunter Top 3 hosts the Senior Non-Commissioned Officers Forum and Social

The Top 3 hosts the Senior Non-Commissioned Officers Forum and Social to discuss issues and happenings within the base and the Air Force as a whole at the Enlisted Heritage Hall at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, Ala., Jan. 29, 2015. The forum is open to all SNCOs and meets every quarter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Culbert/Cleared)
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Posted: 2/3/2015

Maxwell-Gunter Top 3 hosts the Senior Non-Commissioned Officers Forum and SocialMaxwell-Gunter  ...
Maxwell-Gunter Top 3 hosts the Senior Non-Commissioned Officers Forum and Social

Master Sgt. Gabriel Johnson, superintendent of fire emergency services, shares his input at the Senior Non-Commissioned Officers Forum and Social at the Enlisted Heritage Hall at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, Ala., Jan. 29, 2015. The forums are a venue for SNCOs to share with and inform each other on enlisted issues. One of the topics discussed during the forum was the new enlisted performance report process. (U.S. Air Force Base photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Culbert/Cleared)
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Posted: 2/3/2015

Maxwell-Gunter Top 3 hosts the Senior Non-Commissioned Officers Forum and Social Maxwell-Gunter  ...
Maxwell-Gunter Top 3 hosts the Senior Non-Commissioned Officers Forum and Social

Senior Non-Commissioned Officers come together to bounce ideas and learn from each other at the SNCO Forum and Social at the Enlisted Heritage Hall at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, Ala., Jan. 29, 2015. After the forum, the SNCOs partook in a scavenger hunt at the Enlisted Heritage Hall and learned a little about U.S. Air Force history. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Culbert/Cleared)
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Posted: 2/3/2015

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Air Force JROTC

Lt. Gen. Salvatore Angelella performs an open-ranks inspection on Air Force JROTC cadets at Robert D. Edgren High School, Misawa Air Base, Japan, Jan. 28, 2015. During his visit to the JROTC unit, the general also provided comments to the school's faculty and student body and was briefed on how the school integrates technology in the classroom. Salvatore is the commander, U.S. Forces Japan, and commander, 5th Air Force, Pacific Air Forces, Yokota AB, Japan. (Photo by AFJROTC Cadet Sydney Ellis)
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Posted: 2/2/2015

CCAF affiliate school creates two new online courses for DOD personnelCCAF affiliate  ...
CCAF affiliate school creates two new online courses for DOD personnel

This homepage provides access to the multiple distance learning courses offered by the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Operations School. Located at the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center, the school graduated over 30,000 Department of Defense students last year.(U.S. Air Force graphic/ Capt. Matthew Chism)
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Posted: 1/30/2015

    

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