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  • Remembering American and Allied Veterans

    This coming weekend, millions of Americans are planning for take a long three-day weekend.  Some will travel to friends and relatives.  Others will have socials for friends and relatives at their homes. Whatever American do, they should remember why they have this holiday:  to honor the millions of American men and women from every aspect of the
  • Air Force Agile Pilot Program meets contracting needs in the wake of Hurricane Michael

    The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Business and Enterprise Systems Directorate’s Agile Pilot Program is consolidating four legacy contract writing systems into a single contract management system known as Contracting Information Technology, or CON-IT. It is currently rolling out Air Force wide.The new system is an improvement on the
  • Air University tests out new material for Flight Leader’s Course

    Air University and the eSchool of Graduate Professional Military Education conducted beta-testing for their new course material as a part of the Flight Commander’s Edge program at the Maxwell Education Center Oct. 9 – 12. The Flight Commander’s Edge program supports in the development of flight commander’s courses across the Air Force, such as the
  • First Sergeant Academy to increase course length, improve skills

    The Air Force’s First Sergeant Academy is increasing resident class length to four weeks to help fuel the Chief of Staff of the Air Force’s initiative to revitalize squadrons.   The updated curriculum starting Oct. 22, will now focus more on hands-on, scenario-based training to better prepare first sergeants for their role in the squadron command
  • Former British Prime Minister shares leadership insights at Air University

    A former British Prime Minister traveled across the Atlantic to sit down and answer a few questions in front of approximately 1,000 Air University students and base leadership, Oct. 5, 2018, at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. Tony Blair served as the British Prime Minister from 1997 through 2007. Before sitting down with Royal Air Force Wing
  • Maxwell prepares for Hurricane Florence support

    Maxwell Air Force Base is preparing to receive prepositioned supplies for FEMA response to Hurricane Florence. March Road on the north side of the installation will be closed between the Federal Prison Camp and the Blue Thunder tent city to facilitate the arrival and movement of tractor trailers with prepared meals and water. The Alabama Department of Transportation has placed signs around the installation directing the trucks to the appropriate gate. Traffic patterns and hours at Maxwell, Kelly and Day street gates will not change.
  • Air Force Surgeon General promotes Airman at Maxwell

    The recently appointed Air Force Surgeon General spent her first Friday on the job visiting Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama and presiding over the promotion of an officer she once served with and mentored. Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg promoted her former executive officer, Maj. Elisha Parkhill, now the 42nd Medical Operations Squadron Mental Health flight
  • First Combat Airdrop in More Than a Decade

    A U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules assigned to the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron departs Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, to conduct a supply airdrop over an undisclosed location in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Inherent Resolve's Operation Roundup, June 3, 2018. This was the first combat airdrop in almost 14 years for the C-130H squadron
  • CoL visits Maxwell Leadership

    The Air Education and Training Command’s Continuum of Learning team was here to engage with base leaders, April 9 – 10. The team focused on hearing concerns and improving relationships and interaction as part of new force development mission objectives. The CoL is striving to broaden the opportunities for education throughout an Airman’s career,
  • Everyone reminded “If You See Something, Say Something” about suspicious behavior

    Have you ever been on base and noticed something that just didn’t look right, but didn’t know quite what to do? In an effort to highlight the importance of reporting suspicious behavior, the Air Force Office of Special Investigations and security forces officials across the Air Force are urging all base personnel to remember “If You See Something,
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