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  • Developing leaders through CLA and Baltic Defence College curriculum collaboration

    Air Education and Training Command’s mission is to recruit, train, and educate exceptional Airmen. This role isn’t limited to just Air Force members; the Chiefs Leadership Academy, part of Air University’s Barnes Center for Enlisted Education at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., participated in a three-day virtual planning workshop with the Baltic Defence College in Tartu, Estonia, April 6-8, 2021. The workshop introduced the academic standards held by Air University and delivered through its schools, including the CLA. The event identified the tasks and expectations for participants, and synchronized efforts in preparation for the Command Senior Enlisted Leadership course, which will occur in Sept. – Dec. 2021.
  • Football game flyover symbolizes partnership, promise

    The rains ceased and the clouds abated just enough, and just in time, for a 908th Airlift Wing C-130 “Hercules” cargo aircraft to appear above the crowd at Alabama State University football stadium Saturday, April 10.
  • Air University Library celebrates 75 years

    The celebration on April 1, 2021, kicked off with the opening of a new exhibit in the Fairchild Research Center lobby showcasing photographs and documents from over the decades and welcoming remarks from library director Alisha Miles and Brig. Gen. Maurice McKinney, AU acting vice commander.
  • Air University students experience virtual reality regional study trips

    Since its opening in 1946, Air University’s Air War College has seen endless cycles of challenges and changes. The latest of which is finding ways to provide the same level of educational experiences for students as before the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • AFIT awards 236 master’s, doctorate STEM degrees

    During the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management graduation ceremony March 25, history was made as this year’s class included Guardians of the U.S. Space Force. A total of 230 master’s and six doctorate degrees were awarded in the science, technology, engineering and math fields. One graduate earned dual master’s degrees.
  • Just Do Right — How a Maxwell Air Force Base Lieutenant and future Supreme Court Justice equalized pay for the Armed Forces.

    Just Do Right. That is exactly what Lieutenant Sharron Frontiero, now Sharron Cohen, did in 1970. As a physical therapist assigned to Maxwell Air Force Base, she refused to accept that the United States Air Force would not extend married female Airmen the same spousal benefits as married male Airmen.
  • CMSSF visits Maxwell to meet with Guardians

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Space Force Roger A. Towberman addressed topics ranging from diversity and inclusion to policy and direction of the Space Force for its second year of activation. He encouraged Guardians to be innovative and avoid discomfort in pursuit of growth.
  • Air Force Junior ROTC selects winners for new annual scholarship

    Headquarters Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (HQ AFJROTC), uniting with Air University, the Holm Center and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, recently announced the winners of a first-ever, four-year college scholarship – The J-100 AFJROTC Character-in-Leadership Scholarship.
  • Students return to Air University for in-residence classes

    Starting this month, AU’s Squadron Officer School, Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy and Chief Leadership Academy began resuming in-residence classes.
  • Alabama establishes program to recognize military-friendly K-12 schools

    Last month, Alabama was the 13th state to pass legislation establishing a Purple Star Schools Program and Committee. According to the resolution, the program will recognize public K-12 schools that are especially committed to the successful transition and support of military students and their families.
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