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  • Maxwell-Gunter women move history forward

    In celebrating March's national Women's History Month, the Air Force is recognizing significant strides taken by women as pivotal to the Air Force story. Women, both past and present, are being recognized for their accomplishments throughout military history. Four women at Maxwell-Gunter are creating history of their own by currently serving in
  • Holm Center provides foundation for future Air Force careers

    Editor's note: This is the second in a series highlighting organizations at Maxwell-Gunter commanded by women in observance of March's Women's History month. Producing more than 75 percent of the officers for the U.S. Air Force, the Holm Center is unique in that it provides the foundation that other Air University centers build on, according to
  • Air University recognizes its best for 2008

    Six active duty members and three civilian employees were recognized as Air University's best in a "pep rally" ceremony in Polifka Auditorium at Maxwell March 12. The winners were presented bronze eagles by Lt. Gen. Allen G. Peck, commander of Air University; and will represent AU in Air Force wide competition in their respective categories. Maj.
  • Air Force announces Maxwell officer promotions

    Air Force officials announced Tuesday the results of the officer promotion boards to the ranks of colonel, lieutenant colonel, and major. The following were selected for promotion from the Maxwell-Gunter community: Colonel Steven A. Schaick, Air War College Lieutenant Colonel Patrick W. Franzese, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies David L.
  • AU Balanced Scorecard sets goals, measures success

    Air Force metrics tend to be predominantly financial or production based, which drives priorities and practices not normally focused on warfighter capabilities, according to Patricia Roberson, Balanced Scorecard Program manager for Air University. As a remedy to this imbalance of metrics and measurements, the Department of Defense has developed a
  • Maxwell celebrates Arbor Day, earns 16th-straight Tree City USA

    Base leaders, tree-planting volunteers, children from Maxwell Elementary School, and even Woodsy the Owl got down and dirty in honor of Arbor Day on Feb. 19. Recognition of the day was in the form of a ceremonial tree planting and program at the school, and two days later, 100 base volunteers helped to restore Prattville's trees hit hard by a
  • Vets receive valentines, well-wishes for holiday

    Valentine's Day came a day early for more than 225 Veteran Administration hospital patients who received valentines and well-wishes as part of the National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans week. "This year's Valentines for Vets project is a success once again," said Lisa Warr, chief of civic outreach at Air University Public Affairs, who helped
  • JROTC cadets compete in national drill meet, AF takes title

    An estimated 2,500 Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets competed Saturday in the 17th National JROTC Drill Competition at Garrett Coliseum here. Five-time national champions, Klein Collins High School AFJROTC, took the national championship once again, in addition to the Best in Air Force Drill Team
  • Air Force safety chief visits Maxwell

    Following a speech to more than 80 future Air Force commanders at Air University, the Air Force Safety chief paid the 42nd Air Base Wing Safety office a visit Feb. 5. Maj. Gen. Frederick Roggero, who has only been in his new position for a month, received a briefing from Roger Anderson, 42nd ABW chief of safety, about what the office does for the
  • Maxwell-Gunter force support orgs pick up 12 AETC awards

    Maxwell Air Force Base and Gunter Annex organizations and individuals recently received significant recognition in the 2008 A1 Awards for the Air Education and Training Command. A1 incorporates services, manpower, personnel and equal opportunity. The Maxwell protocol office received the George Washington Award for Protocol Excellence at the base

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