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  • AFCLC, CASI and DLIFLC host China ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ training event

    In keeping with Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown’s mandate of "Accelerate Change or Lose," the Air Force Culture and Language Center is co-hosting the “Belt and Road Initiative” training event June 7-18, 2021, at Air University to take a closer look at China’s global economic and political objectives.
  • AU Press releases Wright Flyer paper: Thwarting Antiquation: Efficient Decisions and Effective Systems for the U.S. Air Force

    Air University Press announces the release of Wright Flyer paper 81: Thwarting Antiquation: Efficient Decisions and Effective Systems for the US Air Force by Tristan A. Caruso.
  • Air Force ROTC takes over Camp Shelby for field training

    Air Force ROTC will train and evaluate nearly 3,500 ROTC cadets, or 1.5 times the traditional number, during an “extraordinary” version of field training this summer at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, Mississippi, from May through July.
  • 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.
  • Airpower legends honored at Air University event

    Air University is hosting the annual Gathering of Eagles event on campus 24-26 May, 2021. Offered as an elective course as part of the Air Command and Staff College experience, GOE provides students the chance to meet with aviation and military legends and learn from their previous experiences.
  • Holt assumes command of LeMay Center, vice command of Air University

    Major Gen. William Holt II assumed command of the Curtis E. LeMay Center for Doctrine Development and Education and the position of vice commander of Air University during a ceremony May 24, 2021, at Maxwell Air Force Base. The LeMay Center focuses on advancing warfighting through doctrine, education and simulation, and Air University serves as the intellectual and leadership-development center of the Air Force.
  • AFIT Graduate School offers non-thesis MS degree program to USAFA grads awaiting pilot training

    The Graduate School of Engineering and Management will be offering the option of an in-residence master’s program that does not require completion of a thesis to acquire a degree. This 12-month program will provide officers a quicker path to earning a STEM-related master’s degree.
  • New AFIT chancellor and director selected

    Before joining the AFIT team, Jones was the executive director of the Rice University National Security Research Accelerator providing strategic leadership focused on all aspects of national security research and development, including defense, energy, international cooperation, and science and technology policy.