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  • Air University continues dialogue about suicide prevention with new summit

    The Air Force is currently battling an enemy right here on the home front; an enemy that has claimed 78 of our Airmen during this year alone.The Air Force is experiencing an all-time high in suicide rates and Air University is doing their part to ensure this topic does not go unnoticed with their Suicide Awareness Summit, Oct. 29 – 31, 2019,
  • Airman saves life in Odessa, Texas, amidst mass shooting

    An Air Force Reserve member was working in a civilian capacity in Odessa, Texas, on August 31, 2019, and helped provide life-saving first-aid to a woman suffering from three gunshot wounds.
  • Record Breaking OTS "Godzilla Class" complete Pennant evaluation

    An Officer Training School trainee affixes his flight’s newly earned pennant onto their guide-on, Aug. 9, 2019, on Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The OTS Pennant evaluation examines the ability of the officer trainees to perform both stationary and transitionary drill movements. The evaluation is administered 10 days after their arrival to OTS
  • Public education options continue to expand around Air University

    Air University and organizations across the River Region have made strides to improve public education options for military-affiliated children.
  • Air University Fellows Program offers two-year developmental opportunity for officers as students, faculty

    As the U.S. Air Force’s pinnacle institution, Air University leverages select Airmen for a two-year developmental opportunity on campus as part of the AU Fellows program.
  • Flagships of education

    For current or future Air Force commissioned officers, two names represent the pinnacle of education within the force. While these flagship institutions have, up to now, worked mostly independent of one another, Air University and the U.S. Air Force Academy have come together to formally synchronize their efforts for producing future leaders for the service.
  • Changes coming to a Medical Group near you

    The medical field is an ever-changing, ever-growing area. Whether this change is from methods of care, shiny and new equipment or even streamlining the administrative side, the goal is always the same: providing for the needs of the patients.
  • MaxACTS brings bright ideas, nursing pods to Maxwell

    The Max Airmen Creating Tomorrows Solutions initiative, or MaxACTS, brings Airmen’s ideas to life here.MaxACTS was developed by 42nd Air Base Wing leadership to give Airmen the opportunity to present their ideas and have them possibly implemented.In the few months since MaxACTS has been up and running, four submissions have been selected, with one
  • 42nd OSS teams up with local school to enrich students’ education

    Airmen from the 42nd Operational Support Squadron partnered with a local elementary school to provide the students an inside look at STEM careers within the Air Force, Feb. 5, 2019.Approximately 50 Thelma S. Morris Elementary School students, from grades three through five, visited the base with their teachers in order to learn more about what
  • Graduate School selects first permanent senior military faculty member

    Lt. Col.  James Rutledge, Ph.D., P.E. is AFIT’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management’s first permanent senior military faculty member.  In this role, he can remain in the position as an active duty lieutenant colonel until he separates, retires, or makes full colonel.  “This is the best job in the Air Force.  I love what I do here,” said
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