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  • Gunter NCO Academy, instructor, retired major receive volunteer awards

    They help the community by living the Air Force Core Value "Service Before Self," and on April 30 the Volunteer and Information Center and the Junior League of Montgomery recognized the Gunter Noncommissioned Officer Academy, one of its instructors, and a retired major in the 2008 River Region Volunteer of the Year awards. Master Sgt. Ricky Higby
  • QEP results from SACS pleases AU officials

    Results of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools assessment of Air University's Quality Enhancement Plan, titled "Cross-Culture Competent Airmen," are in, and university officials are happy. "The result of the Quality Enhancement Plan review was great news for Air University," said Lt. Gen. Allen G. Peck, Air University commander. "Our
  • Med group offers allergy, asthma treatment options

    Asthma and allergies are two of the most common chronic childhood diseases. Asthma affects nearly five million American children, while allergies affect about 50 million. Asthma occurs when the airway in the lungs become inflamed or constricted. Signs and symptoms of asthma may range from minor wheezing to life-threatening attacks. There are many
  • Construction projects will affect base gates

    Upcoming phased construction projects beginning Sunday will impact the Maxwell and Gunter traffic flow patterns through December, according to Col. Tyrone Woodyard, 42nd Air Base Wing vice commander. Colonel Woodyard said construction will begin Sunday at the Dalradia Street gate at Gunter. In early June, the Alabama Department of Transportation
  • Enlisted Heritage Hall receives Airey CMSAF ring

    Paul Wesley Airey, the first Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, had a close and very special association with Gunter, which he proved by leaving his CMSAF ring to the Enlisted Heritage Hall museum, his son said. "Dad always wanted his ring to come to Gunter because of his association with the Senior NCO Academy and EHH, and we [his family]
  • Airmen show 'Honor Flight" vets huge welcome

    More than 340 military personnel from the Maxwell-Gunter area provided a "huge" welcome May 2 at Montgomery's Dannelly Field for "Honor Flight" veterans of World War II, according to Capt. Eric Tatum, project officer for the military welcome. It was the third honor flight for Montgomery and surrounding area veterans of WWII in the past two years.
  • ASBC adds combatives facility; Combat skills for new officers

    Arms and legs flailed and thrashed in grappling and arm bars as instructors and students demonstrated self-defense tactics for a grand opening ceremony May 1 at the new Expeditionary Training Center here. Combatives are now part of the new warrior-ethos curriculum being developed and integrated into Air University's Air and Space Basic
  • Asian-Pacific American Heritage month kicks off

    Beginning May 1, Airmen around the Air Force will begin celebrating Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month with events, speeches and various other activities at their bases. Events will highlight the culture and achievements of Americans of Asian and Pacific Island descent. Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month is celebrated with community