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  • Graduate School selects first permanent senior military faculty member

    Lt. Col.  James Rutledge, Ph.D., P.E. is AFIT’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management’s first permanent senior military faculty member.  In this role, he can remain in the position as an active duty lieutenant colonel until he separates, retires, or makes full colonel.  “This is the best job in the Air Force.  I love what I do here,” said
  • MGMWERX celebrates grand opening of new innovative, creative space

    MGMWERX opened their doors to partners from Air University and Montgomery for the grand opening of their new innovation hub Jan. 29, 2019, in downtown Montgomery. MGMWERX is a collaboration between the City of Montgomery, the Montgomery Chamber of Commerce, Montgomery County and Air University to foster innovative thinking and problem solving for
  • What is STARBASE Maxwell?

    If you’ve ever been on Maxwell Air Force Base, you may have seen the words “STARBASE Maxwell” written in big letters across from the main gym. What’s going on in there? Is it filled with scientists discussing the colonization of Mars? The space time continuum?... Aliens?
  • Air Force Scribes program trial at Maxwell

    Have you ever visited the clinic but felt that the doctor’s attention wasn’t fully on you? Well, the 42nd Medical Group Clinic is trying to solve that with the Air Force Scribes program. The Air Force Scribes program brings a third person into the doctor’s office whose only job is to input information into the system so the doctor and patient can
  • DOD PEOs meet at Maxwell to discuss challenges, share innovations

    Program executive officers from several Department of Defense agencies met at the Air Force Program Executive Office-Business and Enterprise Systems headquarters here recently to share information on current and emerging information technology solutions and updates to acquisition processes and policies. The quarterly PEO Cross-Service Summit, held
  • AFIT earns new research classification ranking

    The Air University’s Air Force Institute of Technology entered the category of High Research Activity for a doctoral university from the 2018 update of the Carnegie Classification.  AFIT is the only DoD academic institution to hold this specific categorization. The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education was developed in the
  • 42nd CES to save base millions of kWh/year with LED light upgrades

    The 42nd Civil Engineer Squadron currently has four energy savings projects in progress for LED light retrofits on Maxwell and Gunter Air Force Base, involving approximately 6,000 fixtures and an investment of $1.9 million.
  • MLK Day events and commemorations in the local area

    Montgomery and surrounding cities are commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day with several events. Below is information and details on all events in the local areas.
  • 42nd MDG Airmen assist OTS inprocess new trainees

    Officer Training School begins in processing their newest trainees with a blood draw Jan. 9, 2019, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. 42nd Medical Group Airmen temporarily stepped away from their primary duties to assist OTS with getting their first classes of the year integrated into the program. In order to ensure all of the new trainees are in
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