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  • Texas and Oklahoma AFJROTC units march in Inaugural Parade

    Two Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps units were selected by the Presidential Inaugural Committee to march in the 56th Inaugural Parade on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. Klein Collins High School AFJROTC from Texas and Union High School AFJROTC from Oklahoma were two of more than 90 groups chosen out of a record 1,382 organizations that
  • Presidential Inauguration: Witness to History

    I now know what is meant by a "sea of people." Tuesday, standing with millions of others along the two mile long park known affectionately as "America's front yard," I tried to comprehend the enormity of the crowd surrounding me on the National Mall. Members of the Boy and Girl Scouts of America roamed the Mall handing out small American flags.
  • Maxwell crash, rescue team learns Chinook operations

    The season's bitter wind did nothing to deter a joint helicopter training exercise here on Jan. 15 with Airmen from Maxwell Air Force Base and soldiers from Fort Rucker, Ala. That day, a multi-service team came together to provide egress and safety procedures training for the Maxwell AFB Fire Department crash and rescue team, and to conduct sling
  • Spaatz commander mentors PA students

    Using his personal experiences as a guide, the commander of Air University's Spaatz Center for Officer Education and commandant of the Air War College presented ideas Tuesday on how to be a better public affairs representative to students of the Public Affairs Senior Leadership Enrichment Course. The course is sponsored by the Public Affairs Center
  • Registration opens for AFRICOM symposium

    Registration has opened for the Air Force's U.S. Africa Command Symposium scheduled to be held here March 31 through April 2. The policy-focused event will consider the Air Force's contribution to AFRICOM and engage participants in the creation of a set of proposals for the sponsors, which includes Air University, AFRICOM and 17th Air Force - the
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  • New culture course now available online to enlisted Airmen

    Through the efforts of the Air Force Culture and Language Center and Community College of the Air Force, enlisted members now have a distance learning course that will aid them in understanding world cultures. Introduction to Culture, which is the first course of its kind in the military and is currently accepting enrollment, will be delivered by
  • 908th Airlift Wing sergeant stops detainee escape

    "He just looked suspicious," remarked Staff Sgt. Otis T. Luke, referring to the Iraqi detainee he had prevented from escaping a medical facility. A 908th Airlift Wing medical staff sergeant, Luke was awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal in late December for thwarting a detainee's escape attempt while deployed in June. Sergeant Luke, assigned to
  • Bulgarian visitors to U.S. warm to American lifestyle

    "What I would tell the next Bulgarian family coming to the United States is that everything here is perfect," said the wife of an international officer from the Republic of Bulgaria attending Air Command and Staff College. Maj. Todor Golakov, and his wife Gergana, said they are enjoying their visit to Air University, the Montgomery area and the
  • Services, 42nd MSS shoot for LeMay Trophy

    One way to recognize and motivate a group of exceptional service providers is to give them a coveted award and dare them to take it to the next level. That's just what happened when the 42nd Services Division and the 42nd Mission Support Squadron were recently named the best in Air Education and Training Command. They are now competing Air

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