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  • Cadet finds challenges, path to leadership at OTS

    Cadet Jacob Turner decided to attend Officer Training School because he wanted to become a part of something much bigger than himself. A recent Clemson University graduate with no military experience, Turner said completing the challenging and rewarding leadership school is the first step toward his aspirations of being an aviator in the U.S. Air Force.
  • Carley holds first commander’s call for ‘Team 4-2’

    The 42nd Air Base Wing’s new commander laid out his vision to the unit’s Airmen during his first commander’s call Aug. 10, 2018, at Squadron Officer School’s Polifka Auditorium.
  • Alabama POW/MIA Recognition Day

    This year the State of Alabama POW/MIA recognition day will be September 22, 2018. The event will take place at the State Capitol Building in Montgomery, Alabama. (Courtesy Photo)
  • AFIT named one of the 10 best graduate programs for supply chain management by Best Colleges

    The Air Force Institute of Technology’s online supply chain management master’s degree program was named as one of the ten best in the nation by Best Colleges. The program, part of the Graduate School of Engineering and Management, places emphasis on decision-making skills and policy formulation and results in a Master of Science in Logistics.
  • Air University historians receive 2018 AETC Heritage Award

    Lt. Gen. Anthony J. Cotton, Air University commander and president, presents the 2018 Air Education and Training Command Heritage Award to Dr. Silvano Wueschner and Dr. Robert Kane, Air University Historians, Aug. 1, 2018, on Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The AETC Heritage Award recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of Air Force History and
  • Guardsman Caught Off-Guard: OTS experience becomes a pleasant surprise

    With thousands of Cadets graduating Officer Training School every year, it’s inevitable that experiences will vary drastically from one person to the next. Cadet Eric Keller from New Paltz, NY has a unique perspective of one of the Air Force’s main officer training programs. Keller, a member of the Air National Guard for nearly nine years, acted as a guardsman as well as an active duty service member. His experience as a prior service member prepared him for the rudimentary facets of Total Force Officer Training (TFOT), namely dorm maintenance, marching, customs and courtesies, and dress and appearance. These aspects, tedious as they may sometimes seem, have their utilities in instilling discipline, attention to detail, and situational awareness in the Cadets who graduate from the program.
  • Colonel Pettus takes command of Air Command and Staff College

    Colonel Evan L. Pettus took command of Air Command and Staff College in a ceremony officiated by Lt. Gen. Anthony J. Cotton, commander and president of Air University, July 27. As the ACSC Commandant, Pettus is responsible for the in-residence and distance learning professional military education college of midcareer officers and civilians, focused on the development of air-minded joint leaders.
  • CSDS, Global Strike distance learning improves understanding of nuclear enterprise across DoD

    As the U.S. Air Force Center for Strategic Deterrence Studies at Air University here prepares to mark 20 years of service this September, the center continues to offer deterrence education to thousands of Airmen across the Air Force and Department of Defense. Airmen are now improving their understanding of nuclear and strategic deterrence through distance learning, as well. The center is reaching Airmen who have not received formal nuclear professional continuing education by offering its Strategic Deterrence Basic Course, or SDBC, through online video conferencing.
  • Carley assumes command of the 42nd Air Base Wing

    Colonel Patrick J. Carley assumed command of the 42nd Air Base Wing in a ceremony officiated by Lt. Gen. Anthony J. Cotton, commander and president of Air University, July 23. Upon taking command of the 42nd ABW, Carley becomes responsible for providing all base operating support, infrastructure and services support for 42,000 active-duty, Reserve, civilian and contractor personnel, students, families and retirees at Maxwell and Gunter Annex in direct support of Air University and its mission partners.
  • Air University launches free mobile application

    Air University has launched a free mobile application designed to transform the way it interacts with audiences outside its academic institutions and to improve the communication of those within its classrooms and workspaces.
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