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  • Recycle, reuse and renew: Maxwell’s composting facility

    Dead trees, broken limbs and bushes are given a second life here by becoming the main ingredient in compost. The 42nd Maintenance Support Group runs a composting site on the north end of the flight line. The composting site came into operation in 1993, and has not ceased in providing the installation and the base populous help with growing their
  • Air War College international students finish capstone program at Luke

    United States Air Force Air War College International Fellows students visited Luke Tuesday to gain a better understanding of U.S. military operations and see how Luke is building the future of airpower.
  • New MSFRIC director discusses future plans for AU library

    Air Force officers quietly study below as the new director walks the upper floor of the Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center.For Dr. Mehmed, there is nothing more exciting than helping people access a world of knowledge.The former Marine joined the Maxwell and Air University family at the beginning of this month, and plans to use his more
  • Airman’s Attic: A chance to contribute and receive

    As the price of clothing and other necessities increase there is one organization that strives to lessen that burden on military families. The Airman’s Attic, organized and managed by Maxwell’s Top Three, is a used items store where service members, their dependents and retirees can get items free of charge, Wednesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to
  • AFIT hosts local students during Engineers Week

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Students from nine local middle and high schools filled the hallways at the Air Force Institute of Technology here Feb. 21-22 as they explored various career paths and opportunities the Air Force has to offer in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics fields.Engineers Week, part of a nationwide
  • Airmen leaping into a world of language and culture

    In recent years, the Department of Defense has emphasized the need to have Airmen who are proficient in foreign languages and culture.Within the Air Force, programs like the Language Enabled Airman Program (LEAP) are designed to train leaders who already possess a second language and are looking to learn more. LEAP began in 2009 and has grown to
  • Tuskegee Airmen visit Maxwell

    Air University’s Air Command and Staff College hosted four Tuskegee Airmen today.The Tuskegee Airmen were the first group of African American pilots in the Air Force, and one of the most successful.https://www.dvidshub.net/video/586580/tuskegee-airmen-visitTuskegee Airmen Eugene Richardson, James Harvey, George Hardy and Theodore Lumpkin, all of
  • NEXRAD: Next Generation Radar impacts far and wide

    Maxwell has a unique job of maintaining a system known as Next Generation Radar or NEXRAD. The base maintains the NEXRAD system which is located about 45 minutes east of Maxwell Air Force base, and keeps it operational on a 24/7, 365 days a year. This is a Doppler Weather Radar designed to detect severe weather events such as tornados, hail and
  • Maxwell Airman seeks out volunteer opportunities for fellow wingmen

    A Maxwell Airman has organized a volunteer opportunity to help widows-in-need next month, which is available for anyone in the Maxwell community to participate in. Capt. Brianna Meek, 42nd Medical Group public health officer, is working with Beauty by Fire Ministries, a Montgomery based organization whose mission is to provide support to widows
  • Digital dignity in a technological world

    Historically, the Family Advocacy Program promotes the awareness of Teen Dating Violence throughout the month of February. This year, however, members of FAP are creating a new way for parents to react to rapidly changing technology. They are educating parents on how to see the warning signs of digital dating violence.“The common concerns that I am