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  • Breaking the AFIT paradigm with the School of Strategic Force Studies

    The School of Strategic Force Studies was established at the Air Force Institute of Technology in 2016 through a realignment of two existing Air University units: The Air Force Nuclear College, located at Kirtland AFB, NM and The National Security Space Institute, located at Peterson AFB, CO. Today, the school has grown to include a Distance Learning Department and the School of Cyberspace Professional Continuing Education at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.
  • Air University Press releases spring 2019 Strategic Studies Quarterly

    Air University Press just released the spring 2019 edition of Strategic Studies Quarterly. SSQ is an Air Force–sponsored strategic forum on national and international security.   Additionally, the latest Issues and Answers video interview features Dr. Everett Dolman, Air Command and Staff College, discussing the implications of a U.S. Space
  • MSFRIC honors African - American History Month

    The Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center debuted a new exhibit titled “Maxwell and the Movement,” Feb. 21, 2019, to highlight the role the base played during a momentous time in our country's history. Moments in history featured in the exhibit included photos of the 4th Aviation Squadron, which was the first African – American unit at
  • Air University Press publishes LeMay Paper No. 3—Doolittle Series 18: Multi-Domain Operations

    The Doolittle Series 18 was chartered by the Air Force chief of staff to explore multi-domain warfighting concepts to improve command and control of air, space and cyberspace forces in support of dynamic and operationally agile operations.   The event was held November 2018 at the LeMay Center Wargaming Institute, Air University. Download the
  • Registration open for Air University’s 4th LREC Symposium

    Registration is now open for Air University’s 4th annual Language, Regional Expertise and Culture Symposium. The Air Force Culture and Language Center at Air University hosts this symposium each year providing a platform for academic exchange on topics specific to language, region and culture education in the military. The symposium is March 27-29 and the theme is “Inter{cultural}operability.”
  • 42nd OSS teams up with local school to enrich students’ education

    Airmen from the 42nd Operational Support Squadron partnered with a local elementary school to provide the students an inside look at STEM careers within the Air Force, Feb. 5, 2019.Approximately 50 Thelma S. Morris Elementary School students, from grades three through five, visited the base with their teachers in order to learn more about what
  • AFCLC adds three South American countries to field guide inventory

    Culture-packed, pocket-sized and free to the public, Air University’s Air Force Culture and Language Center adds El Salvador, Belize and Guatemala to its inventory of Expeditionary Culture Field Guides.
  • AFIT participating in MIT leadership pilot program

    The Air Force Institute of Technology will participate in a pilot test of Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s new Leadership Academy for Scientists, Engineers, and Researchers (LASER) program. This new program targets early-career scientists, engineers, and researchers teaching them to break down the traditional silos between engineering and management with a focus on interdisciplinary approaches to leadership.
  • Operation Argument (‘Big Week’): The beginning of the end of the German Luftwaffe

    During the week of Feb. 20-25, 1944, what became known as “Big Week” in Air Force history, Eighth Air Force and the Royal Air Force from England and Fifteenth Air Force from southern Italy conducted strategic bombing raids against German aircraft factories and other industrial targets. These raids, Operation Argument, marked the restart of the strategic bombing of Germany, halted in October 1943, and the beginning of the end of the German air force (Luftwaffe).
  • IOS hosts annual Alabama Goodwill Ambassador Appreciation Night

    Air University’s International Officer School hosted its annual Alabama Goodwill Ambassador Appreciation Night Jan. 24, 2019, at the Maxwell Club.
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