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  • LeMay class directly supports Middle East effort

    When the Iraqi Air Force requested training, Lt. Col. Dustin Ashton got into gear. Americans working with the Iraqi Air Operations Center received a request from the Iraqis to provide any type of training that would be good for Iraqi military members working at the IAOC. "(The Iraqis) need to learn more about the Western-style Air Operations Center
  • Air War College student saves lives in Africa water rescue

    An Air War College student at Maxwell jumped to action to prevent two girls from careening over one of the world's largest waterfalls March 8. During a school trip to Africa, Lt. Col. Keith Andrews rescued two girls who fell into the water at the top of Victoria Falls in Zambia. The morning his Regional Cultural Studies class crossed over from
  • AU Board of Visitors member dies

    It was with sadness that Air University officials announced the passing of a member of the Air University Board of Visitors. Retired Maj. Gen. Donald L. Lamberson, who had been a member of the Air University BOV since 2004, died at his home in Niceville, Fla., March 17. Dr. Bruce Murphy, Air University chief academic officer, said the general
  • SOS 'blends' training model incorporating new technology

    Academic and military researchers are introducing and proposing new approaches on leadership and teamwork training at the Squadron Officer School at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. Air Education and Training Command, the sponsor organization, partnered with the University of Texas at Austin to conduct the study, which produced a "blended learning"
  • National Nutrition Month challenges you to 'eat right'

    Hello, may I take your order please? Yes, I would like the grilled chicken over brown rice, steamed broccoli and a side salad with low fat Italian dressing. Are these the selections you make when eating out? Hopefully your answer is "yes!" Since March is National Nutrition Month, the American Dietetic Association and the Maxwell Health and Wellness
  • Holm Center provides foundation for future Air Force careers

    Editor's note: This is the second in a series highlighting organizations at Maxwell-Gunter commanded by women in observance of March's Women's History month. Producing more than 75 percent of the officers for the U.S. Air Force, the Holm Center is unique in that it provides the foundation that other Air University centers build on, according to
  • Air University recognizes its best for 2008

    Six active duty members and three civilian employees were recognized as Air University's best in a "pep rally" ceremony in Polifka Auditorium at Maxwell March 12. The winners were presented bronze eagles by Lt. Gen. Allen G. Peck, commander of Air University; and will represent AU in Air Force wide competition in their respective categories. Maj.
  • IOs from SOS get a look at American justice

    During a breakfast at the Maxwell Officer's Club March 9, the American judicial system was the topic, and a six-member panel familiarized international officers from Squadron Officer School with how the justice system works in the United States. The panel, consisting of Judge Wallace Capel, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Middle District of Alabama