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  • Air University historians receive 2018 AETC Heritage Award

    Lt. Gen. Anthony J. Cotton, Air University commander and president, presents the 2018 Air Education and Training Command Heritage Award to Dr. Silvano Wueschner and Dr. Robert Kane, Air University Historians, Aug. 1, 2018, on Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The AETC Heritage Award recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of Air Force History and
  • Colonel Pettus takes command of Air Command and Staff College

    Colonel Evan L. Pettus took command of Air Command and Staff College in a ceremony officiated by Lt. Gen. Anthony J. Cotton, commander and president of Air University, July 27. As the ACSC Commandant, Pettus is responsible for the in-residence and distance learning professional military education college of midcareer officers and civilians, focused on the development of air-minded joint leaders.
  • Air University launches free mobile application

    Air University has launched a free mobile application designed to transform the way it interacts with audiences outside its academic institutions and to improve the communication of those within its classrooms and workspaces.
  • Air University Press releases summer 2018 ASPJ Spanish edition

    Air University Press announces the release of the summer 2018 edition of Air and Space Power Journal–Spanish.
  • Field Manual 100-20: The ‘Declaration of Independence’ for tactical airpower

    On February 14, 1943, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, commander of the German Afrika Korps in North Africa, launched a major offensive against Allied positions at the Kasserine Pass in Tunisia, North Africa. Within days, the rapid advance of the Afrika Korps, supported by German aircraft, nearly overran the entire Allied position, including several forward airfields, in Tunisia. This battle became the first major defeat of U.S. forces in Africa.
  • SecAF, DoD, industry leaders share stage at 2018 AFITC

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and the service’s new assistant secretary for acquisitions, technology and logistics, Dr. Will Roper, are two of the military keynote speakers sharing the stage with industry leaders at this year’s Air Force Information Technology and Cyberpower Conference. The 2018 AFITC Conference will be Aug. 27-29, 2018, in Alabama’s capital city of Montgomery.
  • Junior ROTC cadets off and flying in Chief of Staff of the Air Force Flight Academy Scholarship program

    The inaugural class of Air Force Junior ROTC cadets participating in the Chief of Staff of the Air Force Flight Academy Scholarship program this summer are off and flying, many already hitting their solo milestone.
  • AU’s Barnes Center elevates commandant position to command chief following EPME revitalization

    Air University’s Thomas N. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education elevated the rank of the Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy commandant to Command Chief Master Sgt., June 27, as part of their goal towards revitalizing Air Force enlisted professional military education.
  • Air Force celebrates three-peat win at the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Leadership and Academic Bowl

    The Air Force took top honors for the third year in a row at the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Leadership and Academic Bowl in Washington, D.C., June 23-25. The Air Force Junior ROTC team from Scripps Ranch High School, San Diego, battled it out to take home the trophy for a third time.
  • Son of World War II British flight cadet visits Maxwell

    The son of a British service member made a point to stop at Maxwell on June 15 on a tour of the states to see where his father trained during World War II. Edwin Norton, from Norton Fitzwarren, England, took a nostalgic tour of Maxwell to see some of the places that his father, Edgar John Norton, probably saw when he was at then-Gunter Field as a Royal Air Force flight cadet for flight training during the war.
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