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AAF Basic Flying School, Gunter FieldAAF Basic Flying School, Gunter Field
AAF Basic Flying School, Gunter Field

During World War II, U.S. Army Air Force pilots trained at Gunter Field, flying BT-13 Valiant trainers until mid-1943 and AT-6 Texans afterward. Gunter Field served as a flying school for American, British, French and Chinese pilots.
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Posted: 3/23/2015

WASP at Maxwell FieldWASP at Maxwell Field
WASP at Maxwell Field

Jacqueline Cochran, co-founder of the Women Airforce Service Pilots, or WASP, inspects WASP assigned to Maxwell Field with Maxwell’s base commander during World War II. WASP was formed when the Women’s Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron, formed by well-known American female aviator Nancy Harkness Love, merged with Cochran’s Women’s Flying Training Detachment Aug. 5, 1943.
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Posted: 3/11/2015

President Barack Obama flies into MaxwellPresident Barack Obama flies into Maxwell
President Barack Obama flies into Maxwell

Col. Andrea Tullos, 42nd Air Base Wing commander, greets President Barack Obama and the first family as they depart Air Force One, March 7, 2015, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The president and his family flew into Maxwell before boarding Marine One for Selma, Alabama, where he gave a speech to commemorate the 50th anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday,’ when civil rights demonstrators were attacked by policemen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Culbert)
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Posted: 3/9/2015

President Obama flies into MaxwellPresident Obama flies into Maxwell
President Obama flies into Maxwell

Marine One waits to depart Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, after carrying President Barack Obama and his family to Selma for the 50th anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday,’ March 7, 2015. The president, along with more than 100 members of Congress, walked across the Edmund Pettus Bridge, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. rallied civil rights leaders 50 years ago. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman William Blankenship)
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Posted: 3/9/2015

President Obama flies into MaxwellPresident Obama flies into Maxwell
President Obama flies into Maxwell

Air Force One departs Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, March 7, 2015. President Barack Obama and the first family flew into Maxwell on their way to the 50th anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday’ at Selma, Alabama. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Culbert)
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Posted: 3/9/2015

President Obama flies into MaxwellPresident Obama flies into Maxwell
President Obama flies into Maxwell

President Barack Obama with his daughter Sasha waives to Airmen as they depart Marine One on the first family’s return from Selma, Alabama, March 7, 2015, at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. Obama delivered a speech and crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge during the 50th anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday, 'which led to the March 21, 1965, successful march from Selma to Montgomery for equal voting rights. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Culbert)
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Posted: 3/9/2015

President Obama flies into MaxwellPresident Obama flies into Maxwell
President Obama flies into Maxwell

President Barack Obama greets Airmen on the flightline at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, March 7, 2015, before departing to Selma, Alabama. There were more than 100 Maxwell Airmen waiting for the chance to meet their commander in chief. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Culbert)
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Posted: 3/9/2015

President Barack Obama flies into MaxwellPresident Barack Obama flies into Maxwell
President Barack Obama flies into Maxwell

Col. Andrea Tullos, 42nd Air Base Wing commander, greets President Barack Obama and the first family as they depart Air Force One, March 7, 2015, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The president and his family flew into Maxwell before boarding Marine One for Selma, Alabama, where he gave a speech to commemorate the 50th anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday,’ when civil rights demonstrators were attacked by policemen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Culbert)
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Posted: 3/9/2015

B-25 Mitchells over Bougainville, 1944B-25 Mitchells over Bougainville, 1944
B-25 Mitchells over Bougainville, 1944

B-25 Mitchells from the 42nd Bombardment Group over Bougainville, 1944. Balikpapan was a center for oil refining on Borneo, which was held by the Japanese. (courtesy photo from Wikipedia.org)
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Posted: 3/6/2015

Air Universtiy Heritage MinuteAir Universtiy Heritage Minute
Air Universtiy Heritage Minute

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Posted: 2/17/2015

The town of Elba Alabama during the March 1929 flood.The town of Elba Alabama during the March 1929 flood.
The town of Elba Alabama during the March 1929 flood.

The town of Elba Alabama during the March 1929 flood.
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Posted: 1/29/2015

DISA Montgomery opens news command buildingDISA Montgomery opens news command building
DISA Montgomery opens news command building

Scott A. Baker, director Defense Information Systems Agency-Montgomery, and Col. Andrea Tullos, 42nd Air Base Wing commander, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., officially open the new DISA Command Building on Maxwell-Gunter Annex, Jan. 8, 2015. The building is part of the overall DISA-Montgomery strategic plan to move personnel out of the current data center building to provide expansion space for the new Global Service Desk consolidation. With his continuing cost-savings focus, Baker is also consolidating another building that encompasses several headquarters functions into this same building, reducing the overall footprint from three buildings to two within the same fiscal year. (Photo courtesy of DISA)
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Posted: 1/13/2015

    

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