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  • Sikh professor educates AWC students

    He likes to take walks around the base to help him think and clear his mind. His colorful shirts with matching turbans and an ever-present smile peeking out from beneath his flowing beard make him stand out amongst the military uniforms and civilian suits on Maxwell. Dr. Naunihal Singh is a Sikh, a religious group that requires its male adherents
  • Life coach creates positive work environment

    Deploy, change duty stations, change duty sections--it's no secret that Airmen move a lot, which means having to adjust to both new work environments and coworkers. To help Airmen with the adjustment process, or to help current work centers, Sonya Stallworth, a military work and life consultant at the Airman and Family Readiness Center, teaches a
  • 2014 Eagle recalls D-Day, reflects on lost comrades

    With more than 7,500 flight hours logged in more than 130 types of aircraft, retired Air Force Col. Clarence E. "Bud" Anderson, a 2014 Eagle who visited Maxwell for the Gathering of Eagles June 2-6, has cemented his position as a pioneer in American military during times of war.During World War II, Anderson served two combat tours escorting heavy
  • CCAF: A lighthouse for the enlisted

    The Community College of the Air Force serves as a lighthouse for enlisted Airmen searching for a path to receive college credits for their military service on the road to getting their associate degrees.Established April 1, 1972, the CCAF is the world's only degree granting institution for enlisted personnel and is regionally accredited through
  • New CC's focus: team play

    As the new 42nd Air Base Wing commander, Col. Andrea Tullos is responsible for providing all base operational support, infrastructure and services for 42,000 Airmen and their families, students, contractors and retirees in direct support of Air University and the more than 40 other mission partners on Maxwell and Gunter Annex.A lieutenant 22 years
  • CCAF: A lighthouse for enlisted

    The Community College of the Air Force serves as a lighthouse for enlisted Airmen searching for a path to receive college credits for their military service on the road to getting their associate degrees.Established April 1, 1972, the CCAF is the world's only degree granting institution for enlisted personnel and is regionally accredited through
  • Friendship knows no borders

    Four-year-old Sarah reached out to grasp her friend Fatou's hand as she has every day since Fatou first arrived at the Maxwell Air Force Base child development center in August 2013. On this day, Sarah led Fatou to the dance floor, placing her in a specific position like a delicate wall fixture. With Fatou in place, Sarah grabbed the plastic
  • Trainee health clinic provides care when needed most

    The seven-member staff of the 42nd Medical Group trainee health clinic sees approximately 3,300 patients a year.Their patients come from very different backgrounds and at very different times in their military careers.In the summer, there are two months when the clinic is responsible for about 1,500 Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets while they
  • PhD Commando improves US/Afghan cultural communication

    He walks into the library holding a large box. It is a huge library, the Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center on Maxwell, but his size makes it look small. His left arm is covered in a full-sleeve tattoo, and on his right is a family crest. He flashes a big smile and extends his hand in a warm greeting. Cradled by his crested arm, the box
  • Grief sessions help Airmen heal

    When a person goes through loss, they may be instantly overcome by grief, or it might take days, weeks or months to set in. The emotions may flood in at once or come in manageable stages. When a person is grieving, there is no set formula for what is happening or how to overcome, but there is help.A desire to help others is what motivated LaNesa
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