Air University & Maxwell AFB News

  • Air University prepares for SACS reaffirmation

    With all the fervor of a major inspection, Air University is preparing for reaffirmation of its accreditation of all education programs by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, according to Dr. Dot Reed, AU chief of Academic Affairs and Accreditation

  • JROTC cadets compete in national drill meet, AF takes title

    An estimated 2,500 Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets competed Saturday in the 17th National JROTC Drill Competition at Garrett Coliseum here. Five-time national champions, Klein Collins High School AFJROTC, took the national championship once again,

  • Maxwell children ‘Read to the Paw’

    In the old "Lassie" television series, Timmy and Lassie worked together to help others in their town. Today, when a child is struggling with an important life skill such as reading, sending a four-legged sidekick to help may seem like something seen on the silver screen. However, special therapy

  • Sen. Shelby sees no new BRAC on the horizon

    Sen. Richard Shelby said Monday that he sees no new Base Realignment and Closure, or BRAC, for Maxwell-Gunter on the horizon. "The Congress is still digesting the last BRAC," the Alabama Republican said referring to cost analysis of the 2005 BRAC decision. Senator Shelby's comments came as the

  • Conquering resistance to change

    "Change is the essence of life. Be willing to surrender what you are for what you could become" (Unknown). Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century events have often generated the need for organizational change. We all understand that change must occur in order to progress and leaders are

  • 42nd ABW honors best of 2008

    At the annual awards banquet Feb. 6, the 42nd Air Base Wing honored it best for 2008. Nine military and civilian members of the Wing received trophies from Col. Kris D. Beasley, commander of the 42nd ABW. Senior Airman Brian Coleman of Security Forces Squadron received Junior Enlisted Member of the

  • Air Force safety chief visits Maxwell

    Following a speech to more than 80 future Air Force commanders at Air University, the Air Force Safety chief paid the 42nd Air Base Wing Safety office a visit Feb. 5. Maj. Gen. Frederick Roggero, who has only been in his new position for a month, received a briefing from Roger Anderson, 42nd ABW

  • Pinnacle on track with base housing reduction

    A representative of Pinnacle Realty Management Company recently said the company is on track with their housing reduction plan for the Maxwell-Gunter community. Starla Wilson, community director for Pinnacle, estimates that by the end of 2010 the number of Maxwell-Gunter housing units will be

  • Security Forces sets up ‘Tip’ line

    The Maxwell Security Forces Squadron has established a "tip" telephone line to be used by callers wishing to report a crime and remain anonymous, according to Staff Sgt. Kenneth Cunningham, non-commissioned officer in charge of investigations. Sergeant Cunningham said the number is 953-TIPS (8477).

  • Maxwell-Gunter force support orgs pick up 12 AETC awards

    Maxwell Air Force Base and Gunter Annex organizations and individuals recently received significant recognition in the 2008 A1 Awards for the Air Education and Training Command. A1 incorporates services, manpower, personnel and equal opportunity. The Maxwell protocol office received the George

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