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  • Actor and retired Air Force general Jimmy Stewart honored by Order of Daedalians

    Daedalian national commander, retired Maj. Gen. Jerrold Allen, recognized retired Air Force Maj. Gen. James “Jimmy” Stewart as a Daedalian Distinguished Colleague during the event.
  • Air University Airman overcomes barriers to express his faith as a Norse Pagan

    The 42nd Air Base Wing’s Freedom to Serve Initiative champions are uncovering issues that impede on Airmen's ability to excel; forming plans of action to help create equal opportunities for all Airmen across the installation.
  • Air Force tests child care subletting app

    The app, called Kinderspot, helps Department of Defense families on Air Force installations sublet child care spots at their home station or find spots at a location they will visit temporarily.
  • John Fedrigo joins Air Force Enlisted Heritage Hall Wall of Achievers

    The Enlisted Heritage Hall Wall of Achievers recognizes enlisted Airmen like Fedrigo, who served from 1981-2002, who attain fame or notoriety to include general officers, authors, actors and politicians.
  • Maxwell hosts first DoDEA pilot program, opens application for off-base children

    “This program expands public education options in the River Region,” said Lt. Gen. James Hecker, Air University commander and president. “We appreciate the great local community partners and DoDEA collaborations to increase public education options, and we’ll continue to work with them and the team at DoDEA on this important issue.”
  • AFSNCOA holds first in-person graduation since start of COVID-19 pandemic

    The in-person graduation ceremony for the 174 senior enlisted students who made up Class 21-E was held on May 25, 2021, at the SNCOA at Maxwell Air Force Base-Gunter Annex.
  • CMSAF visits heritage museum to see new AFJROTC enlisted legacy display

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne Bass visited the Air Force Enlisted Heritage Research Institute at the Maxwell-Gunter Annex, Alabama, recently to view the new Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps enlisted legacy display. The display honors the dedication that AFJROTC enlisted aerospace science instructors have to the program and the Air Force by continuing to serve the nation past their 20 years on active duty. It also highlights the impact that the program can have on a young high school student who decides to enlist after being in AFJROTC.
  • Why does my kid’s school need to know we are military?

    Disclosing your military affiliation to your children’s school will not solve all of your family’s educational challenges, but it will help. The school and teachers will know more about their students and be better prepared to address their needs. Additional money will be available from Federal Impact Aid to help local schools support your children’s education. Finally, more accurate implementation of the MSI will help identify and address challenges faced specifically by military students.
  • COVID-19 Immunizations Move to 42nd MDG Medical Treatment Facility

    Starting May 10, COVID-19 immunizations will be available by appointment only, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m, at the 42nd MDG immunizations clinic. 
  • Language Enabled Airman Program application window now open

    Air Force and Space Force regular active duty officers and enlisted members have until July 16, 2021, to apply online for the Language Enabled Airman Program.