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  • 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.
  • ACSC’s MDOS: An inside look into one of the DOD’s most innovative courses

    Air University’s Air Command and Staff College was recently announced as one of five winners of the 2017 Innovation Challenge during the Air Education and Training Command’s Senior Leader Conference March 21, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. ACSC’s Multi-Domain Operational Strategist Concentration (MDOS) was the group recognized for its innovation after winning the Chief of Staff of the Air Force Priority #2 category: Expand the joint & multi-domain warfighting abilities of assigned Airmen.
  • AU instructor recognized as educator of the year

    Since it was created in 1946, Air University played a critical role in military education thanks to its team of instructors, one of whom has recently distinguished himself from the rest after winning a major award. Lt. Col. David J. Ratliff, Ira C. Eaker Center for Professional Development instructor, was recently selected as the 2017 Air Force Financial Management and Comptroller Educator of the Year.
  • Air War College international students finish capstone program at Luke

    United States Air Force Air War College International Fellows students visited Luke Tuesday to gain a better understanding of U.S. military operations and see how Luke is building the future of airpower.
  • Lt. Gen. Steven L. Kwast receives Distinguished Service Medal

    Lt. Gen. Darryl L. Roberson, commander, Air Education and Training Command, presents the Distinguished Service Medal to Lt. Gen. Steven L. Kwast, outgoing Commander and President of Air University, Nov. 13, 2017. Following the presentation of the award, Montgomery (Ala.) Mayor Todd Strange, Montgomery Chamber of Commerce member David Reed, and Montgomery County Commission Chairman Elton Dean also made presentations to Kwast. His next assignment will be as the commander of Air Education and Training Command. (US Air Force photo by Melanie Rodgers Cox)
  • Rock returns to alma mater, commissions future AF leaders

    Living without fear was the central theme as Lt. Gen. Anthony Rock, Secretary of the Air Force Inspector General, spoke to 17 commissioning
  • Sponsored research funding is a win-win for both AFIT students and the sponsors

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Whether it is the Air Force or Department of Defense seeking solutions for hypersonics, human-machine systems,
  • MWD Rocky is taking his ball and going home

    One of Maxwell’s military working dogs, Rocky, is trading his kennel of 5-years for a sofa next to his work partner. Rocky has served as a Crusader since April 1, 2011, and will be going home with his current handler, Staff Sgt. Terrance Smith.
  • Maxwell September Review

    A photo review of Maxwell highlights from September, 2016.
  • Retiring soon? Consider making positive impact on youth through AFJROTC

    After a successful military career, many dedicated Air Force leaders find it difficult to hang-up the uniform for good. Our military lifestyle of team work, discipline, dedication, hard work, and the experience of living our core values are ingrained into who we are.