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  • AFROTC, AFPC host virtual career fair, a first of its kind

    Headquarters AFROTC and the Air Force Personnel Center, a field operating agency responsible for managing personnel and policies throughout the service, hosted the first ROTC-wide virtual career fairs on Dec. 2 with one also scheduled for Dec. 4. The event aims to help cadets learn more about each career field as they decide which professional goals to pursue.
  • Civil Air Patrol Celebrates 80th Anniversary

    Now celebrating its 80th year, Civil Air Patrol is the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force and as such is a member of its Total Force. In its auxiliary role, CAP operates a fleet of 560 single-engine Cessna aircraft and more than 2,100 small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) and performs about 90% of all search and rescue operations within the contiguous United States as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center. Often using innovative cellphone forensics and radar analysis software, CAP was credited by the AFRCC with saving more than 100 lives last year. CAP’s 56,000 members also perform homeland security, disaster relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state, and local agencies. As a nonprofit organization, CAP plays a leading role in aerospace education using national academic standards-based STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education resources. Members also serve as mentors to more than 23,000 young people participating in CAP’s Cadet Programs.
  • Alabama state legislature passes Military Bill Package

    Earlier this year, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed legislation proposed in Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth’s Military Bill Package. This set of 10 bills are specifically designed to help motivate and welcome military families to serve in the state.
  • AFIT and Israeli air force leaders explore expanded partnership

    Col. Ariel Dvorjetski, PhD, head of the Aircraft Programs and Engineering Center for the Israeli Air Force’s Materiel Directorate, visited the Air Force Institute of Technology on Oct. 26 to discuss expanding research collaborations and student education opportunities. Joining Dvorjetski on the visit from the IAF Materiel Directorate were Lt. Col. Alon Dotan, head of the C4I Architecture Group, Lt. Col. Idan Amsalem, head of the aeronautical engineering branch, Lt. Col. Orr Levy, PhD, head of the data engineering, architecture and cyber branch, and Lt. Col. Shay Yagoda, PhD, chief engineer of the Avionics Branch.
  • 42 ABW Civilian COVID town hall

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  • Maxwell school opens application for 2022-2023 school year on Dec. 1

    For next school year, Department of Defense Education Activity will no longer prioritize students who live in close proximity to the installation. This means greater flexibility for military families. Parents now can apply for the pilot program prior to their arrival at Maxwell-Gunter.
  • Air University and MGMWERX share AR/VR tech with local community

    Air University and MGMWERX hosted the AR/VR iExpo in Montgomery, Alabama, Nov. 9, 2021. This event allowed AU and MGMWERX staff to meet with local
  • AU Library adds Pilot Training Next simulator

    MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. -- The Air University Library and Immersive Learning and Simulation Research Task Force received a Pilot Training Next simulator at the Air University Library Innovation Lab, Oct. 28, 2021.
  • CSAF delivers keynote address at Air Force ROTC Symposium

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., spoke with Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps leadership and detachment commanders Nov. 3 at the annual AFROTC symposium here.
  • A+ Toolkit Presented at Fall Corona Conference

    The A+ Toolkit, published in September of 2021, was designed to facilitate collaboration between military installations and their local school districts to increase access to high-quality public education for military-connected children.