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  • MSG serves Maxwell-Gunter in many ways

    The 42nd Mission Support Group's acting director said the Maxwell-Gunter community is served by the group in a number of ways. Chris Prewitt, who is the MSG deputy director for installation support and running the daily MSG operation while Col. John Costa, 42nd MSG commander, is deployed, said her organization provides, "foundational support to the
  • Maxwell-Gunter women move history forward

    In celebrating March's national Women's History Month, the Air Force is recognizing significant strides taken by women as pivotal to the Air Force story. Women, both past and present, are being recognized for their accomplishments throughout military history. Four women at Maxwell-Gunter are creating history of their own by currently serving in
  • Base benefits from Maxwell Weather Station

    The Maxwell Weather Station's manager said personnel at the station help keep the base safe in times of troubled weather conditions. David Scott said their most important jobs at the station are resource protection and issuing warnings for severe weather and tornados, but they also brief pilots and monitor weather observation systems. "March is the
  • Wright Flyer monument sculptor recalls 24-year-old project

    The successful career of a south Alabama sculptor began at his father's animal feed business and eventually led to his sculpting Maxwell-Gunter's Wright Flyer monument 24 years ago for the base's Air Park. "After graduating from Auburn University with a degree in applied arts, I worked in my dad's Brundidge, Ala., feed business in the advertising
  • Drug Demand Reduction Program still in full swing

    A trip to the orderly room can bring about many different outcomes. One of those might be a more clear understanding of the reasons why the Air Force has zero tolerance for drug use. The Air Force Drug Demand Reduction Program is a DoD-mandated program that serves to do what its name says -- reduce the demand for drugs. "The overall mission of the
  • Maxwell children ‘Read to the Paw’

    In the old "Lassie" television series, Timmy and Lassie worked together to help others in their town. Today, when a child is struggling with an important life skill such as reading, sending a four-legged sidekick to help may seem like something seen on the silver screen. However, special therapy dogs are doing just that - lending a paw to help
  • 42nd MDG fights children's tooth decay

    The 42nd Medical Group's dental clinic is targeting education for both parents and children as it prepares for February's National Children's Dental Health Month. "As far as actual treatment performed on dependent children, we only see them on a very limited, emergency basis," said Capt. (Dr.) Matt Avrit. "However, we attempt to provide education
  • Spouses’ club serves up success with second ‘Iron Chef’

    The secret ingredient was chayote. Everything else was fair game for two professional chefs competing in an "Iron Chef" contest at the Officers' Club on Jan. 15. The second annual competition and luncheon was hosted by the Maxwell-Gunter Officers' Spouses' Club. Tonya Terry from WSFA-TV was the master of ceremonies for the event which was designed
  • Bulgarian visitors to U.S. warm to American lifestyle

    "What I would tell the next Bulgarian family coming to the United States is that everything here is perfect," said the wife of an international officer from the Republic of Bulgaria attending Air Command and Staff College. Maj. Todor Golakov, and his wife Gergana, said they are enjoying their visit to Air University, the Montgomery area and the
  • Base Tax Center open for business

    Beginning Feb. 2, members of the Maxwell-Gunter Tax Center will start preparing 2008 tax returns at the 42nd Air Base Wing Judge Advocate office in the northeast wing of Building 804. The free service will continue through April 15. Base military members, their dependents and retirees are eligible for the service, and last year, more than 1,000
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