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  • Air University takes steps to expand military space cadre

    The U.S. Air Force has inaugurated the first class for a space immersion concentration at Air Command and Staff College, known as Schriever Scholars. Schriever Scholars is a collaboration between Air Education and Training Command and Air Force Space Command to deliberately develop and train experts at integrating space and space-based capabilities into joint warfighting efforts.
  • Maxwell employee says goodbye after 61 years of service

    The word “service” is one that is heard a lot throughout the military, however, the word is typically directed to only those in uniform. On Sept. 7, the Maxwell community said farewell to a civilian team member who dedicated years of service to the base. Jeremiah Parks, Maxwell Fitness and Wellness Center recreation aide, threw in the towel after
  • Maxwell prepares for Hurricane Florence support

    Maxwell Air Force Base is preparing to receive prepositioned supplies for FEMA response to Hurricane Florence. March Road on the north side of the installation will be closed between the Federal Prison Camp and the Blue Thunder tent city to facilitate the arrival and movement of tractor trailers with prepared meals and water. The Alabama Department of Transportation has placed signs around the installation directing the trucks to the appropriate gate. Traffic patterns and hours at Maxwell, Kelly and Day street gates will not change.
  • AF Cyber College leverages civilian, reservist expertise to help redefine cyber airmen

    The Air Force’s Cyber College hosted a Functional Mission Analysis Cyber course here last month, bringing in top cyber professionals from around the globe to share their expertise with cyber airmen.
  • WSJ salutes Air Force Culture and Language Center’s mobile field guides, app

    Titled “Six Indispensable Apps for Business Travelers,” a recent Wall Street Journal article describes the Air Force Culture and Language Center’s app as a “must have” for globe-trotters seeking worldly etiquette. Developed by the Air Force Culture and Language Center at Air University, the Expeditionary Culture Field Guide app takes detailed culture and language tips and puts them in the traveler’s pocket.
  • Air University squadrons on track to receive squadron patches

    The Air Force’s top leaders have announced that the entire force will be transitioning from the sage green Airman Battle Uniform to the Operational Combat Uniform beginning Oct. 1, 2018, ultimately phasing out the ABU completely by April 2021. The ABU and the OCP have many color differences, resulting in changes and updates for squadron patches to
  • Secretary of the Air Force urges innovation in software acquisition model

    The process used by the Air Force to acquire software is archaic and needs to modernize now if the service is to win in a peer-to-peer conflict, said Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson. The secretary made those observations and gave a glimpse into the future of software acquisition during her keynote presentation Aug. 27 at the Air Force Information Technology and Cyberpower Conference in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • Operation Tidal Wave: heroic but ineffective

    One of the most heroic air raids occurred 75 years ago during World War II on Aug. 1, 1943.   On that date, 178 B-24 Liberators from five Army Air Forces bomber groups near Benghazi, Libya, conducted a heroic but relatively ineffective low-level raid against the oil refineries around Ploesti, Romania. The second most heavily defended target area
  • CSAF shares squadron revitalization vision with ACSC

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein visited Air University’s Air Command and Staff College Aug. 27, to set the stage for what the students should focus on during the academic year.Goldfein spoke to more than 640 joint and international majors and government civilians, focusing comments on leadership, command, and squadron vitality
  • Air University Press releases fall 2018 edition of Air and Space Power Journal

    The Fall 2018 Air and Space Power Journal, published by Air University Press, is available at https://www.airuniversity.af.mil/ASPJ//. The feature “Character into Action” describes how certain traits are transmitted through transformational leadership behavior. “Multidomain Observing and Orienting” discusses a more sophisticated approach to multidomain operations in response to today’s increasingly complex battlespace.
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