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  • Air University hosted the fourth annual AU LREC Symposium

    Air University’s Air Force Culture and Language Center welcomed more than 300 participants to the fourth annual Language, Regional Expertise and Culture Symposium here, from March 27 – 29.This year’s theme was “inter {culture} operability”, which was taken from the 2018 National Defense Strategy to focus on strengthening alliances and attracting
  • Air Force OTS graduates largest class in school history

    Air University’s Air Force Officer Training School graduated its largest class ever as more than 340 new officers tossed their hats into the air March 15, 2019, celebrating their completion of the program. The increased size of the class was a result of a paradigm shift the schoolhouse implemented at the beginning of 2018, pivoting away from separate programs for line and non-line officers and conducting merged classes.
  • The ‘Transportation Plan’: Preparing for the Normandy invasion

    By early January 1944, Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force, or SHAEF, had begun planning for the greatest seaborne invasion in history, Operation Overlord, the invasion of “Fortress Europe,” scheduled for early June. General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander, was reasonably sure that the Allies could land sufficient forces to establish a beachhead along the Normandy coast of France during the first critical days of the invasion. However, he wasn’t so sure that these initial forces could sustain itself unless the Allies had air superiority over the landing beaches and could prevent German forces in Normandy from receiving reinforcements.
  • Air University Press releases Autonomous Horizons: The Way Forward

    Air University Press announces the release of Autonomous Horizons: The Way Forward, by Dr. Greg Zacharias, former chief scientist of the Air Force. Zacharias, who served as chief scientist from 2015 to 2018, explores the next steps in autonomous systems development, fielding and training. Rapid advances in AS development and artificial intelligence research will change how people think about machines, whether they are individual vehicle platforms or networked enterprises.
  • DoDEA Americas Announces the 2019 Region Principal of the Year

    The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas region proudly announces that Paul Hernandez, the Maxwell Elementary-Middle School principal in Alabama, as the 2019 DoDEA Americas Principal of the Year. "Paul leads as a data-driven principal who motivates others to make a difference in the lives of students and staff,” said Dr. Judith Minor, DoDEA Americas Region Director of Student Excellence. “He is a dedicated educator who is deeply committed to advancing student learning, with himself being a lifelong learner in service to advance excellence in education every day for our military-connected students."
  • Air University Press releases new publication: Defending Air Bases in an Age of Insurgency, volume 2

    Air University Press announces the release of Defending Air Bases in an Age of Insurgency, volume 2, edited by retired Col. Shannon W. Caudill. This second volume examines current and future operational challenges to the security and defense of air bases. The authors probe the effects of a variety of threats against airpower projection, including the growing complexity of the anti-access/area-denial environment.
  • Air University remembers Zambian student

    Air University leadership, faculty and students joined together in Wood Auditorium for a memorial service honoring Zambian air force Maj. Bweendo “Lloyd” Malawo, who died March 2.The Air Command and Staff College student was found in Millbrook, Alabama, the morning of March 2, the victim of an apparent hit and run.“Thank you for being here today to
  • Cradle of Airpower: 100 Years of Maxwell

    Maxwell was established over a 100 years ago and has since played an integral role in the Air Force mission and in the Montgomery community. As part of the celebration, Air University historians have compiled a century worth of archives into Cradle of Airpower: An Illustrated History at Maxwell Air Force Base 1918-2018.Air University historians Dr.
  • Air University kicks off President’s Distinguished Speaker Series

    The goal of the Distinguished Speaker Series is to invite non-military experts in three different categories: leadership, industry/innovation, and thought leaders, to speak at an Air University-wide forum.
  • Air University Press releases new publication: Journal of European, Middle Eastern and African Affairs

    Air University Press announces the release of its inaugural edition of the Air Force Journal of European, Middle Eastern, and African Affairs, which continues the tradition of its predecessors. JEMEAA is published quarterly to be the premier multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal cutting across both the social sciences and airpower operational art and strategy.
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