Air University & Maxwell AFB News

  • Air Force Junior ROTC wins AFA Chairman’s award

    The Air Force Association recognized Air Force Junior ROTC with the Chairman’s Award for Aerospace Education Achievement during the Air Force Birthday Dinner Sept. 18, 2019, in National Harbor, Maryland.

  • 36AS's Pilot for a Day

    The 36th Airlift Squadron recently rebooted the Pilot for a Day program to inspire the next generation to consider pursuing careers in the world of aviation. The day included a full tour of the squadron, a mission brief, aircrew flight equipment familiarization and culminated in a C-130J Super

  • CSAF Private Pilot Scholarship Program changing face of US aviation

    In 2018, almost half of all newly licensed female pilots between the ages of 17 and 19 were graduates of the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Flight Academy. This year, 150 cadets each received a scholarship from the Chief of Staff of the Air Force Scholarship Program to attend one

  • AFIT Advanced Cyber Education program develops cadets’ cybersecurity skills

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Forty-five Air Force and Army ROTC cadets completed the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Advanced Cyber Education program here with a Hackfest July 29 through Aug. 2.The Advanced Cyber Education program, better known as ACE, covers a wide variety of

  • Cadets earn their wings in AFJROTC Summer Flight Academy

    A total of 23 cadets, enrolled in the Air Force Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps and Air Force ROTC, descended upon Dover, Delaware to attend the eight-week AFJROTC Summer Flight Academy held at Delaware State University, June 17 through August 8, 2019.The AFJROTC Flight Academy is a bold

  • Record Breaking OTS "Godzilla Class" complete Pennant evaluation

    An Officer Training School trainee affixes his flight’s newly earned pennant onto their guide-on, Aug. 9, 2019, on Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The OTS Pennant evaluation examines the ability of the officer trainees to perform both stationary and transitionary drill movements. The evaluation is

  • OTS prepares for the arrival of “Godzilla” class

    This past March, Air University’s Officer Training School celebrated the graduation of its largest class in school history: 340 officer trainees. Just a few months later, though, the radar is reading a class more than twice that size.What is being dubbed the “Godzilla” class, OTS Class 19-07 will

  • AF JROTC teams places 2nd at JLAB

    Hands were in the standby position as members of the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps competed in the 8th Annual JROTC Leadership and Academic Bowl, in Washington, D.C., June 21-24, 2019.

  • AFROTC summer Field Training underway on AU campus

    Air Force ROTC cadets from around the country are battling the central Alabama heat this summer at Air University on their journey toward earning their gold bars.The more than 2,600 cadets from most of AFROTC’s 145 detachments are rotating through Field Training, a congressionally mandated program