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  • Air University Press releases summer ASPJ

    The Summer 2020 Air and Space Power Journal, published by Air University Press, is available at https://www.airuniversity.af.edu/ASPJ/.
  • 42nd MDG welcomes new commander

    After serving two years as the 42nd MDG commander, Col. Jeanette Frantel is moving on to her next assignment at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. 
  • Air Force announces Information Technology & Cyberpower Conference 2020

    The annual conference promotes dialogue between the Air Force, industry and academia to generate strategies and processes to leverage capabilities and overcome challenges in an increasingly digital world.
  • AFRL Aerospace Systems Directorate faculty earns SE&TM award at AFMC level

    Lt. Col. Jay Rutledge, an associate professor and senior military faculty member at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), performing a year-long sabbatical in the directorate, earned the award in the Science and Engineering Educator category and will now compete for the award at the Air Force level.
  • Marine Commander’s Perspective on an AFIT Education

    United States Marine Corps Lt. Col. James C. Paxton III is currently serving as the commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron (nicknamed the “Guardians”) in Yuma, Arizona.  He is a naval aviator who flew F/A-18C and KC-130J aircraft, and now flies the UC-12F.  He attended TOPGUN in 2007, and was designated a strike fighter tactics instructor.
  • Air Force ROTC virtual town hall

    Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps leadership discussed the future of the program and answered questions during a virtual town hall, June 18, 2020, live on Air University’s Facebook.
  • Maxwell rookie special agent a highway hero

    It didn’t take long for first year Office of Special Investigations Special Agent Jonathan Parker to make a positive impact in his local community. As he drove home June 9, from OSI Detachment 405, at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., he approached a chemical tanker truck overturned on its side, on Interstate-65 North, near Montgomery, Ala., potentially causing an explosive chemical leak.
  • Maxwell-Gunter CDCs open for mission-essential personnel

    The Maxwell Air Force Base & Gunter-Annex Child Development Centers are currently offering services exclusively to mission-essential personnel and those unable to telework.
  • Class is back in session for Barnes Center

    After a short break due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Thomas N. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education has begun virtual in-residence remote courses, June 1, 2020. The courses currently in session are the Chiefs Leadership Course and three Noncommissioned Officer Academies: Airey, Vosler and Kadena.
  • AFIT’s CSRA achieves historic milestones with DL classes, international student internship during COVID-19 constraints

    One immediate challenge was switching all in-person classes to distance learning; something that has never been implemented before in the history of the Center.
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