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  • Honoring Sharron Cohen: Paving Steps to Equality for the Armed Forces

    MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Al. – In recognition of Military Spouse Appreciation Day, Maxwell Air Force Base Airmen honored Mrs. Sharron Cohen, formally Lt. Sharron Frontiero, for her role in securing equal spousal benefits and pay throughout the Department of Defense at an on-base ceremony May 6,

  • DOD's Great Strength Is its People, Undersecretary Says

    The Defense Department is proud to represent the 3.3 million service members and DOD civilians who defend the nation every day and their families who serve alongside them, Gilbert R. Cisneros Jr., undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness, said.

  • The Freedom To Serve - The New Tactical Cap

    MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. --The Freedom to Serve - it is possible when we can show up for service as our true, authentic self. With the approval of the Air Force Tactical Cap, it is now more possible for many Airmen.

  • Respite Care available for EFMP families

    The program provides active duty Air Force families with short-term, specialized childcare to reduce the stressors associated with caring for a child with exceptional needs.

  • Freedom to Serve

    Seventy-six years ago, President Harry Truman was shocked at what he heard. A decorated soldier, recently returned from the war that defeated Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan, was removed from a Greyhound bus, beaten until he was blind, placed in handcuffs and jailed in Batesburg, South Carolina.

  • In memory of 'Chappie': 1st US Black 4-star general

    There are numerous Black American service members who broke barriers and could be highlighted during Black History Month. On Feb. 11, however, it is the 101st birthday of Gen. Daniel “Chappie” James Jr., the first Black man to become a four-star general in any U.S. military branch.

  • Air Force ROTC, HEAT address Hispanic, Latino commissioning barriers

    The Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development is co-hosting a national symposium Feb. 17, 2022, with a Department of the Air Force Barrier Analysis Working Group to identify challenges and barriers Hispanic and Latino college students face on their path to a commission

  • President issues proclamation on National Black History Month 2022

    Each February, National Black History Month serves as both a celebration and a powerful reminder that Black history is American history, Black culture is American culture, and Black stories are essential to the ongoing story of America — our faults, our struggles, our progress, and our