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  • Amid pandemic AFROTC Det holds virtual JROTC drill competition

    Focusing on the primary goal of ROTC to make exceptional officers, Det. 592 saw COVID safety precautions not as a barrier, but as an opportunity to mentor future second lieutenants to see opportunity in the face of change.      
  • CMSgt Master Sergeant Leadership Academy Welcomes New Commandant

    Hogan was excited to learn of his selection to serve as the next CLA commandant noting his great respect for the legacy of chief master sergeant leadership development within the BCEE enterprise. This very prestigious position, to which few are nominated, requires someone with broad leadership experience, strong communication skills, and the highest professional conduct
  • Annual DoD Housing Survey available until Jan. 22

    “This is an opportunity for Maxwell-Gunter Privatized Housing Residents to voice their satisfaction or dissatisfaction with their housing experience,” said Greg Rollins, 42nd Civil Engineer Squadron director.
  • Air Force ROTC keeps ABUs in the family

    An Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps detachment received a donation of Airman Battle Uniforms,valued at more than $20,000, after the transition of Air Force ROTC cadets to the Operational Camouflage Pattern uniform during the Fall 2020 academic semester.
  • Air Force ROTC sergeant gets surprise of his life, path to officer commissioning

    Technical Sgt. Vincent Boven found out over the airwaves in early November that the commander of Air Education and Training Command had tapped him for a highly selective program to receive a commission.
  • Christmas and New Year’s Day 2020: Holiday hours at Maxwell Air Force Base & Gunter Annex

    ​Many Maxwell Air Force Base – Gunter Annex offices and services will be closed or have limited hours for the Christmas and New Year’s Holidays. The base will observe Christmas Eve Thursday, Dec. 24th, Christmas Friday, Dec. 25th, New Year’s Day Friday, Jan 1st, and an AETC Family Day on Monday, Jan. 4th.
  • CSDS leader provides perspective to USSTRATCOM Deterrence Symposium

    Al Mauroni, CSDS director, took part in the session titled “Is Deterrence in the Cold War Applicable to the Multi-polar World,” moderated by Dr. Brad Roberts, director of the Center for Global Security Research at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
  • Maxwell memorializes Rosa Parks, SecAF pays tribute to civil rights leader

    Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett, Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed, Col. Eries Mentzer, 42nd Air Base Wing commander, Bryan Stevenson, Equal Justice Initiative founder and director and several other dignitaries were on hand for the unveiling of the Rosa Parks sculpture, created by Ian Mangum, a 42nd Force Support Squadron team member.
  • Air University hosts first-ever JADO, JADC2 symposium

    Military and government representatives from multiple academic and intelligence communities met in-person and virtually for the first-ever Air University Joint All Domain Operation/Joint All-Domain Command and Control Symposium, Nov. 18-20, 2020.
  • Maxwell initiative aims to create a more inclusive force, remove barriers

    The goal of the Freedom to Serve Initiative is to uncover issues that impede on Airmen’s ability to excel and form plans of action to help create equal opportunities for all Airmen across the installation.