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  • Pinnacle on track with base housing reduction

    A representative of Pinnacle Realty Management Company recently said the company is on track with their housing reduction plan for the Maxwell-Gunter community. Starla Wilson, community director for Pinnacle, estimates that by the end of 2010 the number of Maxwell-Gunter housing units will be brought down to the mandated 501 units, with 218 units
  • Security Forces sets up ‘Tip’ line

    The Maxwell Security Forces Squadron has established a "tip" telephone line to be used by callers wishing to report a crime and remain anonymous, according to Staff Sgt. Kenneth Cunningham, non-commissioned officer in charge of investigations. Sergeant Cunningham said the number is 953-TIPS (8477). He explained this number is not to be used for
  • Maxwell-Gunter force support orgs pick up 12 AETC awards

    Maxwell Air Force Base and Gunter Annex organizations and individuals recently received significant recognition in the 2008 A1 Awards for the Air Education and Training Command. A1 incorporates services, manpower, personnel and equal opportunity. The Maxwell protocol office received the George Washington Award for Protocol Excellence at the base
  • Eaker rolls out civilian personnel course

    The changing world of Air Force civilian personnel is creating a new dynamic, and Air University is answering the call. A new course offered by the Ira C. Eaker College for Professional Development is helping members in the civilian personnel field meet the challenges of personnel systems delivery transformation. Twenty students from 10 different
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  • Enlisted Heritage Research Institute welcomes new director

    Freshly back from a deployment to Afghanistan, the former command chief of the Air Force Reserve Command's 908th Airlift Wing stepped into the job of Enlisted Heritage Research Institute director at Gunter Annex in November. "I'm thrilled to be here," said Chief Master Sgt. Rick Fanning. "The first week I was here I had a visit from Chief Master
  • Suicide prevention still high priority for Maxwell-Gunter leadership

    Following the recent news that the suicide rate has increased in the U.S. Army, the Air Force is waiting to hear if it has a similar problem. There has been a significant decline in Airmen suicides since 1996, when the service adopted the Air Force Suicide Prevention Program, according to Capt. (Dr.) Chad Morrow, a psychologist and chief of Mental
  • Brig. Gen. Ed Crowell retires after 35 years

    Remembering his start as an airman basic 35 years ago, Brig. Gen. Edward F. Crowell, mobilization assistant to the Air University commander, fondly remembers a career that saw five armed conflicts and admits he'll miss the "people" most of all as he approaches his Feb. 4 retirement date. "You build up great relationships in the military with
  • Gunter CDC receives multi-year state grant

    The Gunter Child Development Center has received an Alabama state grant of $45,000 annually for four years to fund a special pre-kindergarten class for 4-year-old students, according to Jonnie Clark, CDC director. The new class has a lower student-to-teacher ratio of 9-1 as opposed to the normal pre-K class of 12-1. Teachers will receive a higher