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  • Institute celebrates 100 years of defense-focused education

    The Air Force Institute of Technology kicked off its centennial anniversary celebration March 5 at the Sinclair Ponitz Conference Center in Dayton, highlighting the institute’s rich journey since its beginning Nov. 10, 1919. Chief Scientist of the United States Air Force Dr. Richard J. Joseph was the keynote speaker for the celebration, which had as its theme: “A Century of Education Excellence: Inspiration to Innovation.” Joseph spoke about AFIT’s longevity and how the future depends on an educated Air Force.
  • DoDEA Americas Announces the 2019 Region Principal of the Year

    The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas region proudly announces that Paul Hernandez, the Maxwell Elementary-Middle School principal in Alabama, as the 2019 DoDEA Americas Principal of the Year. "Paul leads as a data-driven principal who motivates others to make a difference in the lives of students and staff,” said Dr. Judith Minor, DoDEA Americas Region Director of Student Excellence. “He is a dedicated educator who is deeply committed to advancing student learning, with himself being a lifelong learner in service to advance excellence in education every day for our military-connected students."
  • Air University Press releases new publication: Defending Air Bases in an Age of Insurgency, volume 2

    Air University Press announces the release of Defending Air Bases in an Age of Insurgency, volume 2, edited by retired Col. Shannon W. Caudill. This second volume examines current and future operational challenges to the security and defense of air bases. The authors probe the effects of a variety of threats against airpower projection, including the growing complexity of the anti-access/area-denial environment.
  • Air University remembers Zambian student

    Air University leadership, faculty and students joined together in Wood Auditorium for a memorial
  • Cradle of Airpower: 100 Years of Maxwell

    Maxwell was established over a 100 years ago and has since played an integral role in the Air Force
  • MGMWERX hosts Library Ideation Workshop

    MGMWERX opened their doors again to foster the creation of ideas, but this time focusing solely on
  • Air University kicks off President’s Distinguished Speaker Series

    The goal of the Distinguished Speaker Series is to invite non-military experts in three different categories: leadership, industry/innovation, and thought leaders, to speak at an Air University-wide forum.
  • Air University Press releases new publication: Journal of European, Middle Eastern and African Affairs

    Air University Press announces the release of its inaugural edition of the Air Force Journal of European, Middle Eastern, and African Affairs, which continues the tradition of its predecessors. JEMEAA is published quarterly to be the premier multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal cutting across both the social sciences and airpower operational art and strategy.
  • Air University Press releases spring 2019 Air and Space Power Journal

    The Spring 2019 Air and Space Power Journal, published by Air University Press, is available at https://www.airuniversity.af.edu/ASPJ/.
  • Breaking the AFIT paradigm with the School of Strategic Force Studies

    The School of Strategic Force Studies was established at the Air Force Institute of Technology in 2016 through a realignment of two existing Air University units: The Air Force Nuclear College, located at Kirtland AFB, NM and The National Security Space Institute, located at Peterson AFB, CO. Today, the school has grown to include a Distance Learning Department and the School of Cyberspace Professional Continuing Education at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.
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9/6/2019
An overhaul of the Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System, or JWICS, is underway to make it better able to serve its expanded mission.
9/6/2019
The Defense Department's cyber strategy directly reflects the National Defense Strategy's emphasis on three key pillars: lethality, reform and partnerships.
9/6/2019
Warning that Chinese economic power and Russian aggression pose threats to global security, Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper urged European allies to commit to keeping the world safe.
9/6/2019
The U.S. military is building on the National Defense Strategy to address the complex threats and problems in the world today, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.
9/6/2019
U.S. Marines work with Australian troops in Exercise Koolendong.
9/6/2019
The Defense Department is protecting critical infrastructure in the homeland as a part of its new cyber strategy.