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  • Brig. Gen. Niemi takes command of the Holm Center

    Brigadier General Christopher J. Niemi took command of the Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development in a ceremony officiated by Lt. Gen. Anthony J. Cotton, commander and president of Air University, August 23 at the Maxwell Club on Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. As head of the Air Force’s largest officer accessioning source, Niemi leads more than 3,200 Airmen and is responsible for the training and development of 163,000 cadets at 2,140 global locations.
  • Air and Space Power Journal (ASPJ)–Africa & Francophonie

    Air University Press announces the release of the Fall 2018 edition of Air and Space Power Journal (ASPJ)–Africa & Francophonie, a forum for the dissemination of original research ideas.
  • CMSAF meets with international senior enlisted leaders during bi-annual summit

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright hosted senior enlisted leaders from more than 30 nations for the 2018 Senior Enlisted Leader International Summit, Aug. 13-17, on Maxwell’s Gunter-Annex.
  • 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.
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