Air University & Maxwell AFB News

  • Airman, Family Readiness Center holds financial fair

    The Airman and Family Readiness Center will hold a "financial fair" Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Maxwell Event Center as part of Military Saves Week, according to Gari Smith, center director of Personal Financial Management. "Military Saves is a Department of Defense-wide financial readiness

  • Maxwell performs ‘good job’ during base exercise

    The February Maxwell-Gunter exercise involved a deployment/field exercise; a force protection condition change; flightline protection drills; and personnel accountability, and for the most part, the events last week went well said the base Exercise Evaluation Team chief. "There were a few issues we

  • Maxwell rising star heads to Tops in Blue

    A Maxwell Air Force Base Airman was recently selected as one of 31 "ambassadors" of music, vocals and dance in the U.S. Air Force's premiere performing troupe, Tops in Blue. Airman 1st Class Tarryn Holyfield, a bioenvironmental engineering apprentice in the 42nd Medical Group, will have brought

  • Medical Group civilian takes Air Force award

    The medical readiness flight chief for the 42nd Medical Group distinguished himself, the group and Maxwell-Gunter recently when he was named the winner of the Expeditionary Medical Operations Award in the civilian category by the Air Force. "To be recognized at that level is humbling," John Henry

  • AETC announces awards for Chapel, PA, SFS

    Air University Public Affairs, the 42nd Air Base Wing Chapel and the 42nd Security Force Squadron were well represented when Air Education and Training Command announced several annual award winners for 2008. Tech. Sgt. Jennifer S. Laufer of the base chaplain's office received Outstanding Chaplain

  • ACSC spouses truck diapers to governor’s mansion

    Spouses from Air Command and Staff College delivered a truckload of donated baby diapers to the Alabama governor's mansion Feb. 12. The diaper donation drive benefits the Montgomery Family Sunshine Center. "ACSC does this annual diaper drive with Alabama's First Lady, Mrs. Patsy Riley, at the

  • Vets receive valentines, well-wishes for holiday

    Valentine's Day came a day early for more than 225 Veteran Administration hospital patients who received valentines and well-wishes as part of the National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans week. "This year's Valentines for Vets project is a success once again," said Lisa Warr, chief of civic outreach

  • 39 words of presidential oath validate African-American struggles

    The historic speeches of Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr., along with the struggles for civil rights, were validated by the 39 words President Barack Obama spoke when taking the oath of office according to the Air Force's top public affairs officer. Speaking to attendees at the

  • Maxwell Virtual Ops Center becomes AF ‘Best Practice'

    The Virtual Operations Center, or VOC, currently being used at Maxwell-Gunter was named an Air Force Best Practice for 2009, and its creator was chosen as a "Top 10 Performer" for his efforts at the Air Education and Training Command Symposium in January. Using existing Sharepoint software, Maj.

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