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  • AFIT professor earns Harold Brown award

    Air Force Institute of Technology faculty member Scott Nykl received the 2023 Harold Brown Award for his groundbreaking research on computer vision-based relative navigation for autonomous aerial refueling.

  • SAASS Class XXXIII Graduation

    After completing their 50-week curriculum, Class XXXIII of the School of Advanced Air and Space Studies (SAASS) celebrated their graduation at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. June 5, 2024. Two students were awarded Doctorates and 48 were awarded Master of Philosophy degrees in Military Strategy.

  • 908th celebrates MH-139 Grey Wolf

    The 908th Airlift Wing celebrated the MH-139A Grey Wolf helicopter and the unit's efforts for the past three and a half years preparing for the transition from a tactical airlift mission to a formal training mission during a ceremony May 31, 2024, at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.

  • 42nd Air Base Wing Crusaders

    The term "Crusader" holds deep historical significance within the 42nd Air Base Wing. During their deployment on the Free French Island of New Caledonia in 1943, the Airmen of the 42nd Bomb Group were bestowed with the nickname "Crusaders" by their French allies. Embracing this title, the unit

  • Crusader NCO Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Justin Floyd

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Justin Floyd, of the 42nd Healthcare Operations Squadron, is the noncommissioned officer in charge of medical logistics, Floyd oversees a team of seven Airmen and directs daily operations for four functional areas supporting 46 platforms and medical assets for the 42nd ABW