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  • 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
  • Air Force Research Lab studies trust between surgical teams and robots

    The Air Force Research Lab, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, has been studying how surgical teams gain trust in new robotic surgery technology to improve training, and expand the adoption of improved surgical techniques.
  • Maxwell hosts Space Symposium

    Speakers from NASA, Space X, United Launch Alliance and Air University lined up to discuss the future of space at the Space Symposium here, Feb. 16. The topic of discussion for the symposium was based around the famous quote, “One small step for man and one giant leap for mankind,” with a focus on a non-stop progression of space exploration.
  • Advancements in telehealth improve access to healthcare

    The Air Force offers a wide and expanding range of telehealth services giving patients the opportunity to receive more efficient, convenient, and patient-centered care.
  • Brown Bag Lessons: The Magic of Bullet Writing

    Air University Press announces the release of a new book title, "Brown Bag Lessons: The Magic of Bullet Writing"
  • Successful tele-genetics pilot makes genetic counseling easily accessible

    A new telehealth program is expanding access to expert genetic counseling by making it available remotely, connecting families with trained genetic specialists who can help interpret their results.
  • Air University professor wins AF Historical Foundation award

    Dr. Nicholas Sambaluk, an associate professor of strategy at the Air University eSchool of Graduate Professional Military Education, recently earned the Air Force Historical Foundation's Best Air Power History Book of 2016 award for his book 'The Other Space Race: Eisenhower and the Quest for Aerospace Security.' The book, published by the U.S.
  • Brazilian Air Force Instructors Receive High Honors in the United States

    A group of Brazilian Air Force instructors at the Inter-American Air Forces Academy received awards within the U.S. Air Force International Instructor Exchange program.Brazilian Air Force (FAB, in Portuguese) service members received high honors during their tour of duty at the Inter-American Air Forces Academy (IAAFA), located at Joint Base San