Air University & Maxwell AFB News

  • Air Force ROTC keeps ABUs in the family

    An Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps detachment received a donation of Airman Battle Uniforms,valued at more than $20,000, after the transition of Air Force ROTC cadets to the Operational Camouflage Pattern uniform during the Fall 2020 academic semester.

  • AFJROTC Flight Academy flying again in 2021

    The COVID-19 coronavirus forced Headquarters AFJROTC to shut down the Flight Academy for 2020. However, AFJROTC high school cadets who will be 17 by July 9, 2021, and are interested in earning a Private Pilot’s Certification are encouraged to apply by Nov. 25.

  • VCSAF Wilson recognizes Maxwell AFB MDG

    In order to properly support the DoD’s lines of efforts towards COVID-19, protecting people, ensuring mission readiness and supporting the whole-of-nation response, the medical professionals at the 42nd Medical Group stepped up to the challenge with tactfulness and ingenuity.

  • OTS commissions first Space Force officers

    Air University’s Officer Training School commissioned its first two U.S. Space Force officers Oct. 16, 2020, on Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.The OTS mission has historically been to properly educate and train Air Force officers to be prepared for the field, that mission has now been expanded to

  • Cadets graduate inaugural Air Force Junior ROTC Cyber Academy

    At the academy, which was held virtually, the 24 graduating cadets built skills in state-of-the-art computing and cybersecurity under the supervision of instructors from Mississippi State University and the Whatcom Community College’s Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber