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  • 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.
  • Air Force ROTC reduces length of enlisted assignments at detachments

    Headquarters Air Force ROTC has reduced the number of years enlisted cadre serve at detachments from four to three years. Effective March 1, 2021, the reduction aligns the tour length with those of other special duty assignments, such as military training instructors and leaders, stateside enlisted professional military education instructors and technical training instructors.
  • Air University professor, 92, retires after 57 years of service

    Lester dedicated his life to education in a way that not many people do. Lester worked overseas to get his doctorate, upheld a mission of wanting to better the educational world and impacted the people that he came into contact with daily, ensuring he would leave behind a powerful legacy.
  • Air University hosts events for military educators, highlight student research

    Air University is hosting events for military education educators to further their professional development and to highlight student academic research.
  • AFCCC: Forging Tradition in the Midst of Accelerated Change

    As the U.S. Air and Space Forces prepare for the future high-end fight, Air Force Chief of Staff, General Charles Brown has challenged the services to “Accelerate Change or Lose.” The Chaplain Corps has certainly experienced and responded to this “Accelerated Change” with its quick reaction to the worldwide pandemic, the spectacular success of Taskforce True North and the ever evolving world around us in regard to the social dynamics within and outside of our service.
  • Air Force Junior ROTC selects winners for new annual scholarship

    Headquarters Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (HQ AFJROTC), in conjunction with Air University and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, is proud to announce it has selected the winners of the inaugural The J-100 AFJROTC Character-in-Leadership Scholarship.
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