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  • Combined Federal Campaign past halfway point

    With more than little more than three weeks to go in the Maxwell-Gunter Combined Federal Campaign, the base has reached 81 percent of its $553,935 goal and 66 percent of its share of the Heart of Alabama Campaign goal of $840,000, said the campaign installation project officer. "We are very pleased with where the campaign is at this point, but we
  • Historic homecoming for Tuskegee Airmen as site opens

    Hundreds of aviators, mechanics and support personnel who worked at the Tuskegee Army Air Field and Moton Field, Ala., during the 1930s and '40s gathered once again in Tuskegee, Ala., Oct. 10 when the National Park Service memorialized the efforts of the first black pilots in the Army Air Corps, later the U.S. Air Force. The National Tuskegee
  • Maxwell Youth Center offers instructional classes

    Pretty little girls in pink ballet shoes "tippy-toeing" in circles and gracefully holding onto imaginary beach balls in a beginning dance class; an excited 5 year old taking his second piano lesson and learning where the middle "C" key is; and five rows of children learning the stance and how to hold their hands when they punch in a beginning Tae
  • American culture, English class helps international families adapt

    Nearly 70 spouses of officers from more than 45 countries graduated Oct. 3 from the International Dependents' English Course at International Officer School. The course, which lasts six weeks, provides cultural insights and English language training to international officers' spouses or adult dependents. "To speak English was my dream," Loubna
  • Standards top inspector general’s list

    After reviewing multiple Operational Readiness Inspection reports from across Air Education and Training Command, I have observed the very first item on the ORI list is standards. The inspector general team comes to report on our readiness, not specifically to inspect customs and courtesies or dress. But if violations are observed in those areas,
  • 42nd SFS members receive Combat Action Medal

    Eight members of the 42nd Security Forces Squadron received the Air Force Combat Action Medal, and two more will soon receive AFCAMs for their involvement in anti-insurgent raids while deployed to Baghdad. During the period of April to September 2006, the security forces members were assigned to the Green Zone with the 732nd Expeditionary Security
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  • Officer trainees volunteer time to LPGA golf tourney

    Fifty-two officer trainees from Maxwell Air Force Base volunteered precious study time last weekend to help make the Navistar LPGA Classic golf tournament in nearby Prattville a success. "I don't know what I would do without these guys," Larry Deavers, the marshal chairperson for holes 13 through 18, said. "For some reason, I ended up without any
  • AU commander hosts forum for local leaders

    Lt. Gen. Allen Peck, Air University commander, hosted more than 50 River Region leaders at the Maxwell Officers Club Wednesday for the River Region Forum, a quarterly event that educates local civic leaders on security issues. This was his first forum as commander, and he was pleased by the turnout, he said. "I hope this will be a great opportunity
  • Financial adviser encourages Airmen to ‘focus on fundamentals'

    What wouldn't most Americans give for solid financial advice in the current uncertain climate? For more than 140 Officer Training School cadets, all they had to do was show up for work. A money expert from the United Services Automobile Association visited Maxwell-Gunter for a briefing at Officer Training School on Sept. 25, and his main concern
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