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  • Stimulus package to aid Airmen

    Improvements in dormitories, child development centers and energy conservation plans will come to fruition as the Air Force receives about $1.7 billion in Defense-related appropriations through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, military finance officials said. "The Air Force fully supports the administration's commitment to invest
  • AF Honor Guard Drill Team, rock band to perform at Maxwell

    The Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team and "Max Impact" from the U.S. Air Force Band are scheduled to perform together Tuesday, 1:30 p.m., behind the base gym at Maxwell. The drill team is finishing up a month of practice at Maxwell in preparation for their performance schedule for the coming year. This is the second year that the team has chosen to
  • General Lorenz selects MDG Airman for STEP

    "The Air Force no longer needs Staff Sgt. Shawone Riser," said Lt. Gen. Allen Peck, the Air University commander, to an impromptu gathering Wednesday at the 42nd Medical Group. Silence ... A nervous giggle from someone in the audience ... But, he added, to wild cheers and applause, "As of now, she is promoted to technical sergeant." Gen. Stephen
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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