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  • Renovation meets Innovation at the MSFRIC

    The Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center is giving the students of Air University the
  • Family legacy teaches Airman the value of serving

    For a child growing up in Quezon City in metro Manila, Philippines, joining the U.S. military isn’t a typical career path. For Airman 1st Class Kathrine Butler, however, she said that it was family influence that taught her it was not only possible, but also valuable.
  • Air University takes steps to expand military space cadre

    The U.S. Air Force has inaugurated the first class for a space immersion concentration at Air Command and Staff College, known as Schriever Scholars. Schriever Scholars is a collaboration between Air Education and Training Command and Air Force Space Command to deliberately develop and train experts at integrating space and space-based capabilities into joint warfighting efforts.
  • Maxwell employee says goodbye after 61 years of service

    The word “service” is one that is heard a lot throughout the military, however, the word is
  • Maxwell prepares for Hurricane Florence support

    Maxwell Air Force Base is preparing to receive prepositioned supplies for FEMA response to Hurricane Florence. March Road on the north side of the installation will be closed between the Federal Prison Camp and the Blue Thunder tent city to facilitate the arrival and movement of tractor trailers with prepared meals and water. The Alabama Department of Transportation has placed signs around the installation directing the trucks to the appropriate gate. Traffic patterns and hours at Maxwell, Kelly and Day street gates will not change.
  • AF Cyber College leverages civilian, reservist expertise to help redefine cyber airmen

    The Air Force’s Cyber College hosted a Functional Mission Analysis Cyber course here last month, bringing in top cyber professionals from around the globe to share their expertise with cyber airmen.
  • WSJ salutes Air Force Culture and Language Center’s mobile field guides, app

    Titled “Six Indispensable Apps for Business Travelers,” a recent Wall Street Journal article describes the Air Force Culture and Language Center’s app as a “must have” for globe-trotters seeking worldly etiquette. Developed by the Air Force Culture and Language Center at Air University, the Expeditionary Culture Field Guide app takes detailed culture and language tips and puts them in the traveler’s pocket.
  • Air University squadrons on track to receive squadron patches

    The Air Force’s top leaders have announced that the entire force will be transitioning from the sage
  • Secretary of the Air Force urges innovation in software acquisition model

    The process used by the Air Force to acquire software is archaic and needs to modernize now if the service is to win in a peer-to-peer conflict, said Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson. The secretary made those observations and gave a glimpse into the future of software acquisition during her keynote presentation Aug. 27 at the Air Force Information Technology and Cyberpower Conference in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • Operation Tidal Wave: heroic but ineffective

    One of the most heroic air raids occurred 75 years ago during World War II on Aug. 1, 1943.   On
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