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  • Maxwell Air Force Base

    Maxwell Air Force Base, officially known as Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, occupies the site of the first Wright brothers’ civilian flying school. It was named Maxwell Field in 1922 in honor of Second Lieutenant William C. Maxwell, a native of Atmore, Ala., who died in the Philippines in 1920 while attempting to land his DH-4 in a sugarcane field to avoid a group of children playing below.
  • Maxwell Air Force Base/Air University

    Maxwell Air Force Base, officially known as Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, occupies the site of the first Wright brothers’ civilian flying school. It was named Maxwell Field in 1922 in honor of Second Lieutenant William C. Maxwell, a native of Atmore, Ala., who died in the Philippines in 1920 while attempting to land his DH-4 in a sugarcane field to avoid a group of children playing below.
  • Officer Training School

    MissionProduce leaders of moral character ... in an environment of mutual respect and dignity.Personnel and ResourcesThe Officer Training School (OTS) staff consists of full-time Active Duty, Air Force Reserve, and Air National Guard members including 92 officers, 42 enlisted and nine civilian personnel, as well as nine Air Force Reserve Individual
  • Staff Judge Advocate

    42d ABW Legal OfficeThe Legal Office provides free legal assistance on personal civil legal matters to eligible beneficiaries, including active duty or retired military members and their dependents. Examples of personal civil legal matters include: landlord-tenant law, domestic relations, financial responsibility, consumer law, and other issues
  • 42nd Medical Group

    Mission Statement: Provide mission-ready Airmen and deliver high-quality healthcare. Vision: Create the healthiest population through premier care, support, and innovation. Motto: Trusted Care Guardians   The 42nd Medical Group supports the mission of Air University, 42nd Air Base Wing, 908th Airlift Wing, and tenant units at Maxwell Air Force Base
  • Retiree Activities Office

    LocationBuilding 804, 50 LeMay Plaza South Mission The mission of the Retiree Activities Office (RAO) is to provide information helpful to retirees of all services. As the base level component of the Air Force Retiree Council, the RAO operates under Air Force Instruction 36-3106. It is supported by the 42nd Air Base Wing, providing a liaison
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