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  • CMSAF visits heritage museum to see new AFJROTC enlisted legacy display

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne Bass visited the Air Force Enlisted Heritage Research Institute at the Maxwell-Gunter Annex, Alabama, recently to view the new Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps enlisted legacy display. The display honors the dedication that AFJROTC enlisted aerospace science instructors have to the program and the Air Force by continuing to serve the nation past their 20 years on active duty. It also highlights the impact that the program can have on a young high school student who decides to enlist after being in AFJROTC.
  • Airpower legends honored at Air University event

    Air University is hosting the annual Gathering of Eagles event on campus 24-26 May, 2021. Offered as an elective course as part of the Air Command and Staff College experience, GOE provides students the chance to meet with aviation and military legends and learn from their previous experiences.
  • Holt assumes command of LeMay Center, vice command of Air University

    Major Gen. William Holt II assumed command of the Curtis E. LeMay Center for Doctrine Development and Education and the position of vice commander of Air University during a ceremony May 24, 2021, at Maxwell Air Force Base. The LeMay Center focuses on advancing warfighting through doctrine, education and simulation, and Air University serves as the intellectual and leadership-development center of the Air Force.
  • AFIT Graduate School offers non-thesis MS degree program to USAFA grads awaiting pilot training

    The Graduate School of Engineering and Management will be offering the option of an in-residence master’s program that does not require completion of a thesis to acquire a degree. This 12-month program will provide officers a quicker path to earning a STEM-related master’s degree.
  • New AFIT chancellor and director selected

    Before joining the AFIT team, Jones was the executive director of the Rice University National Security Research Accelerator providing strategic leadership focused on all aspects of national security research and development, including defense, energy, international cooperation, and science and technology policy.
  • Air University honors Alabama Goodwill Ambassador volunteers

    Air University’s International Officer School hosted its 44th annual Alabama Goodwill Ambassador Appreciation event May 18, 2021 at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The celebration was modified to a smaller gathering this year to adhere to COVID-19 guidelines.
  • Air University Airmen receive the 2021 SecAF Leadership Award

    Acting Secretary of the Air Force John Roth presented seven Air University Airmen with the 2021 Secretary of the Air Force Leadership Awards during a ceremony May 11, 2021, at Maxwell AFB, Alabama.
  • Why does my kid’s school need to know we are military?

    Disclosing your military affiliation to your children’s school will not solve all of your family’s educational challenges, but it will help. The school and teachers will know more about their students and be better prepared to address their needs. Additional money will be available from Federal Impact Aid to help local schools support your children’s education. Finally, more accurate implementation of the MSI will help identify and address challenges faced specifically by military students.
  • Air University hosts key civic leaders for Air War College’s National Security Forum

    Air University hosted over 70 civic leaders from around the country during the 67th National Security Forum, May 11-13 2021, at Maxwell AFB, Alabama.
  • 25th APS hones air drop capabilities during Auburn Tide

    The 25th Aerial Port Squadron took part in a series of tactical air drops here over the course of a tactical flying week in late March. These drops were part of the larger exercise named Auburn Tide, a wing-wide demonstration of pre-deployment readiness aimed at sharpening the skills of 908th Airmen in the months leading up to the largest deployment in the wing’s history.
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