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  • Airmen make 'Angels'' day

    One of the girls began to cry. Her turn to walk on the stage was looming. The announcers called more names. Tears masked her cheeks. Her mother tried to calm her, but her expression didn't change, until Damarius Pettway walked up to her. Pettway, an Air Force ROTC cadet from Alabama State University, extended his arm and escorted her on stage. The
  • The OTS advantage

    This is my Officer Training School story.My journey to the United States Air Force actually began when I was in college. No, I did not participate in the Reserve Officer Training Corps at the University of Oklahoma. Instead, I was a "normal" student recruited by OU's College of Engineering. I became a non-scholarship athlete my freshman year. I
  • Carlson named AFROTC distinguished alumnus

    The Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps recognized a former commander of Air Force Materiel Command for his lasting contributions to the security of the U.S. by inducting him into its distinguished alumni program during a ceremony here June 27. Retired Gen. Bruce Carlson, who commanded AFMC from 2005 until his retirement in January 2009,
  • Life coach creates positive work environment

    Deploy, change duty stations, change duty sections--it's no secret that Airmen move a lot, which means having to adjust to both new work environments and coworkers. To help Airmen with the adjustment process, or to help current work centers, Sonya Stallworth, a military work and life consultant at the Airman and Family Readiness Center, teaches a
  • Trainee health clinic provides care when needed most

    The seven-member staff of the 42nd Medical Group trainee health clinic sees approximately 3,300 patients a year.Their patients come from very different backgrounds and at very different times in their military careers.In the summer, there are two months when the clinic is responsible for about 1,500 Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets while they
  • CCAF opens doors for prior enlisted officer

    It was never really something he looked into. His father served for 20 years, but joining the military didn't cross the then high school student's mind. His plan was to go to college and get a computer science degree.Sports and educational scholarships covered some of his expenses to attend two colleges, Jackson State University and Mississippi
  • Maxwell officer's daughter finishes near top in Junior Olympic race

    Amaris Tyynismaa of Montgomery, Ala., finished 26th out of 405 runners in the 11-12 year old division at the 2013 United States of America Track and Field Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships held last month in San Antonio. The eldest daughter of Col.Mike Tyynismaa, Officer Training School deputy commandant, and his wife, Kristin, ran the
  • AIC course empowers OTS instructors to train future leaders

    The Air Force needs leaders. It needs leaders who can make decisions at a moment's notice. There is no warning, heads up or reminder email for some situations; there is just do. The Air Force needs leaders who can do. The Academic Instructors Course, a part of the Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development on Maxwell,
  • Hearts Apart brings 'Gatsby' to Maxwell

    The Maxwell Event Center had the look and feel of the "roaring '20s" Sept. 23 at the Hearts Apart program's "Great Gatsby"-themed dinner.Once a month, the program hosts a dinner at different locations on Maxwell in support of families who have a loved one deployed, soon-to-be deployed, recently returned, on a remote tour or on a temporary duty