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  • Air University Press releases memoir and Walker, Wright Flyer papers

    Air University Press announces the release of a memoir by Air Force’s first inspector general and the latest Walker Paper and Wright Flyer Paper. The Vital Era in Which America Nurtured Leaders and Tempered Arms, 1887–1950, is a memoir by Maj. Gen. Hugh J. Knerr and edited by Capt. David A. Loska. Few have done more to establish the Air Force and its logistics enterprise, as we know it today, than Knerr.
  • Airman and astronaut: Bluford receives 2021 AFROTC Distinguished Alumnus Award

    Retired Col. Guion “Guy” Bluford Jr. received the 2021 Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Distinguished Alumnus Award during a ceremony at Penn State on Oct. 6, 2021. Bluford studied at Penn State from 1960 to 1964, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering. A distinguished graduate, he earned his commission through the university’s Air Force ROTC Detachment 720 program.
  • Air University puts the ‘E’ in AETC

    Air Training Command was the eventual product of the Air Corps Flying Training Command established by the War Department in the midst of the Second World War nearly 80 years ago on Jan. 23, 1942. It took several name and mission changes over the next few years before the department settled on the name Air Training Command in 1946.
  • DoDEA Pilot Program enters second trial month at Maxwell Elementary/Middle School

    There are currently 360 students enrolled at MEMS, and more than 50 of those students have been enrolled under the Pilot Program, according to MEMS principal, Jamie Pittman.
  • Reunited Again: The Story of Three Air Force Chaplain Corps College Staff Chaplains

    The first time these three chaplains came together was at the Ira C. Eaker Center for Professional Development on Maxwell Air Force Base, to attend the Basic Chaplain Course. They currently serve together as staff chaplains and instructors at the home of the Air Force Chaplain Corps College.
  • Need language, culture support? Try submitting a ‘Training Partnership Request’

    The Air Force Culture and Language Center’s Language Enabled Airman Program deliberately develops language enabled, cross-cultural service members across the Air Force and Space Force with working-level foreign language proficiency to better support the application of air and space power through strengthening partnerships and interoperability.
  • Space Delta 13 activates to lead STARCOM education and accessions

    Space Delta 13, a subordinate commands of Space Training and Readiness Command, activated Sept. 13, 2021, on Maxwell AFB, Alabama.
  • CSO visits AU, Space Force Delta 13 staff

    U.S. Space Force Chief of Space Operations Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond visited several Air University schools and space-oriented programs Sept. 1, 2021.
  • New AFJROTC director takes helm of worldwide student citizenship program

    Col. McGonigal is the leader of one of the largest, wide-reaching and most diverse organizations in the entire Department of Defense. Air Force JROTC encompasses approximately 125,000 eighth grade and high school students with roughly 1,900 retired officer and senior non-commissioned officer instructors at about 880 high schools in the United States, Europe, Asia and Puerto Rico.
  • Air University TLC launches online, self-paced Teaching Essentials Course

    The Air University Teaching and Learning Center launches a completely online, self-paced Teaching Essentials Course open to all educators at AU and Air Education and Training Command on Aug. 30, 2021.