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  • Senior NCOs now part of course designed for leaders to ‘thrive’ in squadron command position

    Enlisted Airmen now sit as students in a course originally designed to help officers and civilians thrive, and not just survive, in squadron command positions
  • 42nd MDG Airmen leave for deployment

    The 25 deployed Airmen, which included clinicians, nurses, pharmacy technicians, medical technicians, logisticians and administrative personnel, joined the 335th Air Expeditionary Group, comprised of nearly 150 Airmen from bases across the country. The 335th AEG will man a FEMA vaccination center in Brooklyn, capable of administering 3,000 vaccinations daily.
  • EWI Fellows creating tangible results in a virtual world

    The United States Air Force’s Education with Industry, or EWI, program dates back to 1947. In its 73-year history, it has seen over 6,000 Fellows from more than 35 career fields loaned out to industry for a once in a lifetime behind the scenes look at some leading industry partners, too many to name here. Some of these Fellows went on to incredible career achievements, such as 1996 EWI alum and 2020 mid-tour guest speaker Maj. Gen. Michael J. Schmidt, a four-time program executive officer, now overseeing the command, control, communication, intelligence, and networks (C3N&I) at Hanscom AFB, Mass.
  • Overcoming skepticism through education: 42nd MDG worker gets vaccine

    Strong was offered the COVID-19 vaccine since she is categorized under “Phase 1a” of the DoD population schema. This means she receives priority in vaccine distribution because she supports patient care at the 42nd MDG, and she is at a higher risk of exposure to individuals who have contracted COVID-19.
  • First female Muslim chaplain graduates from Air Force Chaplain Corps College

    The graduation ceremony for BCC Class 21A was a historic event as the Air Force aims to foster a more diverse and inclusive service
  • Maxwell AFB medical logistics flight oversees COVID-19 vaccine

    The Medical Logistics Flight is responsible for the receipt and storage of the vaccine, in addition to monitoring and reporting usage. They are also responsible for ordering the vaccine and purchasing consumable supplies, like masks and gloves, to support the point of dispensing, or POD.
  • Air Force’s doctrine center exercising command, control in contested environments

    The Curtis E. LeMay Center for Doctrine Development and Education at Air University is hosting a virtual table top exercise, Feb. 16-19, 2021, to address the complications of mission execution and delegation of authority inherent in a degraded and contested operation environment
  • Tuesday, Feb. 16: Two-hour delay for Maxwell-Gunter

    Maxwell AFB and Gunter Annex will be operating on a two-hour delay for Tuesday, Feb. 16. All emergency essential services on Maxwell-Gunter will continue. The Child Development and Youth centers will open at 0830. MEMS will remain in virtual learning for the day. The dining facilities will operate normal hours with a limited menu for authorized residents and TDY personnel. The Day Street gate will open at 0800. Visit the AFMS - Maxwell - 42d Medical Group page to see updated information for appointments.
  • February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

    February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Nearly 26% women and 15% of men in the U.S. will experience physical, sexual, or emotional abuse from someone they’re in a relationship with before they become adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In order to spread awareness of these staggering statistics, February has been appointed as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. The month-long campaign focuses on advocacy and education to stop dating abuse before it starts.
  • Securing The Freedom to Serve

    On this day in February 1946, hours after being honorably discharged from the US Army and still wearing his uniform, Sgt. Isaac Woodard Jr., a decorated veteran who had recently returned from the Pacific, was removed from a Greyhound bus, beaten blind, then jailed by a white police chief in Batesburg, South Carolina. Why? Because he requested a bathroom stop. And because he was black.