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  • Air University Airmen begin transferring to USSF

    U.S. Space Force Chief of Space Operations Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond welcomed over 300 Airmen from the Maxwell-Gunter community and around the world into the Space Force during a virtual ceremony, Sept. 15, 2020.
  • LeMay Center transforming tasking order development with Chennault series events

    Warfighters, operators and planners from around the world representing different services and countries gathered virtually and in-person recently to hash out a better way to design integrated tasking orders, starting with one for the recently published doctrine Annex 3-1, Department of the Air Force Role in Joint All-Domain Operations.
  • Barnes Center remodeling CLC, building new courses for senior enlisted

    The Chief Master Sergeant Leadership Course, the professional military education course for the Air Force’s top enlisted rank, is going through some changes to its structure and curriculum.
  • AF Junior ROTC wins Hermes award for interactive digital publication

    A team of instructional designers from Air University won a 2020 Gold Hermes Creative Award for their work on an interactive digital publication developed for use in the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps curriculum
  • 9/11 Memorial Ruck March

    Base personnel, their family members, Maxwell first responders and Montgomery community members paid respect to the victims who lost their lives and honored those who gave their lives to protect and defend others during the terrorist attacks 19 years prior and in the ensuing years.
  • AFROTC expands Gold Bar Recruiter Program to increase diversity in officer corps

    Forty newly commissioned second lieutenants headed across the country to volunteer for the Gold Bar Recruiting Program after completing a two
  • AU K-12 Panel

    Cheif Master Sgt. Michael Morgan, 42nd Air Base Wing command chief, Rebecca Hacket, an enlisted spouse and parent and Terry Roller, Alabama's Assistant State Superintendent of Education sit down and discuss how public K-12 education is critical to Airmen's Quality of Life and how initiatives like the one at Maxwell-Gunter AFB can help improve readiness.
  • CSAF makes first visit to AU, shares vision for the university

    During his presentation to Air University’s senior military leaders and faculty, Brown explained the importance of the university’s mission and the need to focus on the leadership development of Airmen, calling them the Air Force’s “most important weapon system”.
  • First Sergeants: More Than a Position, A Calling That Requires Having a Heart as Strong as a Diamond

    The Air Force first recognized the outcry for a career field that focused on the health and well-being of Airmen and the overall unit by establishing the first sergeant position in 1961. This move was then followed by the Strategic Air Command’s 15th Air Force opening their own first sergeant school in 1967 at March Air Force Base, California. It is vital for units to have first sergeants that have their finger on the pulse of a command. By getting service members at every level the chance to be taken care of fosters an environment of open communication. This transparency allows for both junior enlisted and top leadership to succeed in their mission.
  • Mentzer takes command of 42nd ABW

    Col. Eries Mentzer took command of the 42nd Air Base Wing from Col. Patrick Carley during a change of command ceremony, Aug. 24, 2020, at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.
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