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  • Civilians begin OTS leadership training

    Enthusiasm is the word of the week from 25 Air Force civilians who make up the first class of the Civilian Acculturation and Leadership Training Program at Air University's Officer Training School. This pioneering group of 14 women and 12 men will complete a two-week course adapted from the OTS curriculum and walk away indoctrinated with Air Force
  • Barnes Center NCO runs fifth military marathon

    Facing his fifth military marathon with great anticipation of a "fun run," Tech Sgt. James Tetrault boarded an airplane Saturday to Washington, D.C., to participate in the 26.2-mile U.S. Marines Corps Marathon held the next day. The sergeant, an instructional systems designer in educational technology for the Barnes Center, returned to Maxwell
  • U.S. leader in North Korea nuclear talks visits Maxwell

    The head of the U.S. delegation to the Six-Party Talks on the North Korean nuclear issue spoke at Air War College on Wednesday and held a press conference here following the event. Ambassador Christopher Hill, assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, said the relationship the State Department and Air War College have is
  • 'Excellent' inspection for Team Maxwell-Gunter

    After 10 days of close scrutiny by the Air Education and Training Command inspector general and his team of more than 120 inspectors, Team Maxwell-Gunter received an "excellent" on the overall assessment. Air University received excellent ratings across the board, with each center scoring the same high marks, and the 42nd Air Base Wing also ranked
  • Joint Chiefs chair highlights keys to defense

    The nation's top military advisor, who completed a whirlwind tour of several Baltic States earlier in the month, addressed an array of topics to Air Force leaders here Oct. 28. From cooperation with allied countries to the care of fallen military members' families, Adm. Michael Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addressed gatherings of
  • LeMay Center hosts senior executive conference

    Air University's LeMay Center wrapped up a four-day seminar for 14 Air Force senior executives here Oct. 16. The bi-annual Air Force Senior Executive Warfighting Perspective Seminar provides newer members of the Air Force's senior executive cadre with an overview of operational-level warfighting. "The seminar brings together senior executives from
  • Historic Tuskegee Airmen address Air Force captains

    Riding the crest of the historic opening of the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site on Oct. 10, four of the original Airmen spoke to hundreds of Air Force officers at Squadron Officer School here Oct. 16. In their speeches and subsequent panel discussions, the former fighter pilots reflected on leadership, life experiences and the role they
  • Halloween safety a top priority on base

    On Halloween night, children at Maxwell and Gunter will go from door to door throughout the housing areas in search of treats and fun. But, as with all events, safety must come first. Fortunately for the Maxwell-Gunter community, when little ghosts and goblins hit the streets during the designated hours of 6 to 8 p.m., the "pumpkin patrol" will be
  • Air Force’s new site planning tool boosts warfighter capabilities

    The 554th Electronic Systems Group's, Force Projection and Readiness Division at Gunter activated the Web-based Base Support and Expeditionary Planning Tool on the Air Force Portal recently. The activation was a major milestone in a capability development that started as a Joint Expeditionary Force Experiment initiative. The Base Support and
  • Scholarships for military children available

    The Defense Commissary Agency and Fisher House Foundation, Inc. are offering college scholarships to eligible children of military families through the Scholarships for Military Children Program. The program was created to recognize the way military families contribute to the readiness of the fighting force and to celebrate the role of commissaries

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