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  • Old University Inn coming down

    As part of an Air Education and Training Command initiative to reduce Maxwell-Gunter's footprint, the old University Inn, or base lodging located near the Maxwell Officer's Club, began coming down Monday. "Basically, the measure was taken because the base no longer has a use for the building," said John Prior, Maxwell Support Division civil
  • Following the dream ... today and the day after

    The time has come once again to celebrate the vision and dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. During the month of January, we gather to remember what then seemed "a voice crying in the wilderness." How could America of that time transition to the America of the dream? Was Dr. King a man born before his time? Was the dream really possible, or was it
  • Base Tax Center open for business

    Beginning Feb. 2, members of the Maxwell-Gunter Tax Center will start preparing 2008 tax returns at the 42nd Air Base Wing Judge Advocate office in the northeast wing of Building 804. The free service will continue through April 15. Base military members, their dependents and retirees are eligible for the service, and last year, more than 1,000
  • 42nd MDG receives AETC medical service awards

    The 42nd Medical Group has recently learned the organization faired extremely well in competition for Air Force Medical Service Air Education and Training Command Annual Awards. Overall the Group received the Team Aerospace Award. The Dental Clinic received the Medium Dental Clinic Award and the Group also won the Team Category II, Laboratory
  • ACSC Community Service Day sees wide benefit to local area

    Air Command and Staff College conducted its "Community Service Day" Dec. 12, 2008. Over four hundred officers and many of their spouses participated in service projects from Prattville to Tuskegee. The goal was to have each flight to volunteer at least three hours to assist local organizations and activities in accomplishing much-needed repairs,
  • BAH changes show ups, downs for Maxwell

    The New Year may bring a few extra dollars to some Maxwell servicemembers and their families, but for others, wallets may be emptying a little quicker than usual. The Department of Defense released the Basic Allowance for Housing rates December 15, and the average 6.9 percent raise will give members with dependents an increase of around $95 per
  • 42nd MDG prepares Airmen to save lives on battlefield

    The words "exsanguination" and "tension pneumothorax" rarely surface during average conversation, but personnel who deploy from Maxwell Air Force Base must know how to respond to these medical conditions prior to departure. The 42nd Medical Group began providing Combat Lifesaving Skills training to Maxwell and Gunter Airmen in 2005. The three-day
  • Visitors get inside view of honor guard duties

    The Maxwell-Gunter Honor Guard has traveled 78,452 miles this year. That equals crisscrossing the state more than 245 times. The group has performed 501 details and given more than 17,000 man hours. They are the face of the Air Force to the American public, and many are no older than 25 years. Their mission is to promote the Air Force, protect its
  • AETC rewards efforts of Maxwell units with top honors

    As 2008 comes to an end, the Air Education and Training Command vice commander, Maj. Gen. Anthony Przybyslawski, announced Monday that Air University and the 42nd Air Base Wing have received Air Force Organizational Excellence Awards and an Air Force Outstanding Unit Award respectively. "These awards are tangible recognition of the efforts of the

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