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  • Air Force releases JADO doctrine

    The Department of the Air Force released the service’s first doctrine annex on Joint All-Domain Operations June 1, outlining how the service expects to maintain the competitive advantage.
  • Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, former OTS commander visits campus

    Matthew Donovan, Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, addresses officer trainees at Officer Training School during his visit to Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, June 3, 2020. While here, Donovan toured the OTS facilities, observed officer trainees taking part in expeditionary skills training and was briefed on the
  • The Future of Enlisted Professional Military Education

    The panel of chief master sergeants from AU answered both pre-submitted questions and questions asked during the event addressing concerns for current and future enlisted PME classes.
  • 42nd MPF maintains safety during ACSC out processing

    Airmen from the 42nd Military Personnel Flight out process Air Command and Staff College students, May 28, 2020, on Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. In order to maintain current safety precautions, the process was modified to allow the students to complete all required paperwork without having to leave their vehicles. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • Air University Press releases summer edition of SSQ

    Air University Press just released the Summer 2020 Edition of Strategic Studies Quarterly, available at https://www.airuniversity.af.edu/SSQ/.In this issue: Space strategist Everett C. Dolman from Air Command and Staff College argues why space as a unique war-fighting domain should have a fully autonomous service dedicated to it. Keith B. Payne,
  • 42nd Mental Health Clinic raises awareness for mental health awareness month

    Airmen from the 42nd Medical Operations Squadron mental health clinic raised awareness about mental health, May 28, 2020, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The mental health team created signs that featured various inspirational and motivational phrases about mental health, and held them up outside the Day Street gate in honor of Mental Awareness
  • Air University Collaborates with Montgomery Partners to Assist Front Line Personnel

    Barbara Van De Water, a medical student in her third year, showed up for her volunteer shift at Montgomery’s Jackson Hospital in late-March, she was told by her supervisor, “We appreciate you coming in this morning, but we’ve run out of [Personal Protective Equipment] and we can’t have you working here today.” Relating her story to her spouse, Maj.
  • 25 Air Force Junior ROTC Cadets Selected for Elite Cyber Academy

    Virtual cyber academy will prepare Air Force JROTC cadets for in-demand computing and cyber security careers.
  • Air University’s Holm Center welcomes new commander

    The former senior military assistant to the secretary of the Air Force took command of the service’s largest officer accessioning center during a change of command ceremony, May 21, 2020, on Maxwell.Brigadier Gen. Leslie Maher took charge of Air University’s Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development from Brig. Gen.
  • MGMWERX, AU hold facility design challenge for AU schools

    Air University and MGMWERX collaborated together to create the MGMWERX design challenge for AU educational classrooms and spaces.The challenge invited interior designers, design students, architects and engineers to design innovative educational spaces that would enhance the learning experience for both instructors and students."MGMWERX was created
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Department of Defense

7/2/2020
Some 120,000 members of the National Guard have responded this year to natural disasters, have participated in global military operations, responded to civil disturbances and responded to COVID-19, the chief of the National Guard Bureau said.
7/2/2020
The assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for military personnel policy and the Washington Headquarters Services director gave a Pentagon briefing on COVID-19 response efforts.
6/30/2020
Speeding ahead with the development of hypersonic weapons will require the Defense Department to be far less risk-averse than it is now, DOD's director of defense research and engineering for modernization said.
6/30/2020
The Missile Defense Agency is looking to adapt current technologies against the hypersonic threat while looking toward new capabilities.
6/26/2020
NATO welcomes nuclear arms talks between the United States and Russia, but would like China to join the negotiations, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.
6/26/2020
China is actively working in Europe and Africa to subvert the infrastructure that has maintained peace since the end of World War II, the commander of U.S. Naval Forces in Europe and Africa and NATO's Allied Joint Force Command said.