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  • Son of World War II British flight cadet visits Maxwell

    The son of a British service member made a point to stop at Maxwell on June 15 on a tour of the states to see where his father trained during World War II. Edwin Norton, from Norton Fitzwarren, England, took a nostalgic tour of Maxwell to see some of the places that his father, Edgar John Norton, probably saw when he was at then-Gunter Field as a Royal Air Force flight cadet for flight training during the war.
  • Enlisted Heritage Research Institute receives Air Force level award

    The Enlisted Heritage Research Institute at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base was recognized last month when they won an Air Force Heritage award for their work.Chief Master Sgt Emily Shade, along with her team at the EHRI, oversee the research and operations necessary to run one of the Air Force’s most respected museums. Their expertise even won them
  • Maxwell Airman volunteers for MIA mission

    The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency reports that there are 1,597 service members still missing in action from the Vietnam War. All told, more than 82,000 remain unaccounted for from World War II to present day conflicts. The organization’s mission is to “provide the fullest possible accounting for our missing personnel to their families and the nation.”
  • Air University releases summer’s ‘Strategic Studies Quarterly’

    Air University Press announces the release of the summer 2018 edition of “Strategic Studies Quarterly,” an Air Force-sponsored strategic forum on national and international security. Lieutenant Col. Garry Floyd Jr. from the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Intelligence wrote the feature article: Attribution and Operational Art: Implications for Competing in Time. It creates a model for cyber attribution, analyzing the risks and opportunities of an attribution advantage.
  • OTS revamps program creating more efficient, effective training environment

    Over the past year Air University’s Officer Training School has been revamping program in order to provide a more efficient and effective training experience for its cadets. One of the major changes the school has made has been the implementation of pre-requisite courses designed to cover topics, which otherwise would be done during a mass-lecture when the cadets arrive.
  • Air University Press releases "Developing Your Full Range of Leadership: Leveraging a Transformational Approach"

    “Developing Your Full Range of Leadership” focuses on the Full-Range Leadership Model and its application in team leadership. Leaders applying the FRLM approach can see immediate, tangible results. Authors Fil J. Arenas, Daniel A. Connelly and Maj. Michael D. Williams show how leveraging the components of transformational leadership has been proven to result in the most effective style of leadership.
  • From Africa to America: Perseverance paves the way for a future officer

    There are many ways to distinguish yourself from a group of people. Maybe you’re the smartest, most athletic or funniest person in a group. Maybe you have a different background or speak a different language. If you’re Gabirele McStanislav-Cudjoe, a cadet in Air Force Officer Training School, you’re from a different country, your first spoken language isn’t English and you came from a different branch of the U.S. military. Of all the differences between McStanislav-Cudjoe and his fellow cadets, however, the one thing that truly makes him stand out is his heart.
  • Air Force soars during 2018 National High School Drill Team Championships

    The nation’s top Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets traveled to Daytona Beach, Florida, May 4-6, for the 2018 National High School Drill Team Championships. The high school students showcased their skills in both armed and unarmed categories in front of judges and military training instructors from all branches of the military during the three day event.
  • AU honors international alumni

    Air University’s International Honor Roll program recognized 12 international officer graduates who have attained a prominent position in their home country, April 20, 2018, at the Maxwell Club here.
  • Alpha Warrior Rig arrives at Maxwell providing base with a new way to workout

    The 42nd Force Support Squadron hosted an event to unveil Maxwell’s new Alpha Warrior Battle Rig, April 24, 2018, in the Maxwell Wellness and Fitness Center annex here. Members of the base community were invited to watch a demonstration of the obstacle course from three Alpha Warrior professional athletes and were then given the opportunity to give it a shot themselves.
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