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  • Legacy of former POW, SJA lives on in Maxwell courtroom

    Some say he had no business being as patient and kind-hearted as he was after seeing what he saw in the Vietnam war. Some might have even called his work ethic and dedication to his country irrational after everything he had been through. But to the late Ret. Col. Henry Fowler it was just service to

  • Maxwell, community honor Vietnam War veterans during Operation Welcome Home

    This year marked the 50th anniversary of Operation Homecoming, which oversaw the repatriation of POWs following the Vietnam War. Maxwell was one of 10 military installations to welcome them home. Between Feb. 14 and April 10, 1973, 43 former POWs arrived at the base to be reunited with family and

  • Operation Welcome Home Distinguished Visitor's photos

    Last night, we held a viewing of the Vietnam Memorial for distinguished visitors, followed by an Operation Welcome Home Reception at the Maxwell Club. In attendance, was Capt. (Ret.) Gary Michael Rose, Medal of Honor recipient. Capt. Rose distinguished himself by acts of gallantry and intrepidity at

  • Operation Welcome Home wall arrival photos

    The 42nd Air Base Wing coordinated a motorcycle ride to escort the Traveling American Veterans Wall March 12, 2023, from Prattville, Ala., to Maxwell Air Force Base.