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  • Maxwell stands up, runs for respect

    Team Maxwell and Air Education and Training Command leadership culminated the installation's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response stand-down week with a 5K run for respect June 28. "We are focusing on protecting and respecting our fellow Airmen," said Col. Trent Edwards, 42d Wing Commander. "This run culminates our focus this week but doesn't
  • ROTC summer field training, molding the leaders of tomorrow

    Approximately 2,400 Air Force ROTC cadets are forgoing lazy summers at home for a series of 28-day field training courses at Maxwell.Field training is designed to evaluate cadets' leadership potential and discipline and their readiness to enter into the Professional Officer Course in their junior year, a requirement before receiving a commission
  • Maxwell Toastmasters Club: Improving leadership one speech at a time

    Sweat beaded on her forehead. Her throat narrowed and head spun. She was next to speak, but words refused to come.The anxiety that once overwhelmed Capt. Mary Hoyer during briefings and speeches is only a memory after attending her first Toastmasters Club meeting almost two years ago at Maxwell Air Force Base.With the help and support of her fellow
  • Dedication to education: Eaker honors Gen. Boles

    The Ira C. Eaker Center for Professional Development recognized Gen. Billy Boles' achievements and dedication to the education and development of Air Force personnel professionals with the Billy J. Boles Auditorium, named in his honor June 19."I could not believe they were doing this," said Boles. "There's no way I'd turn it down, because it is
  • Rethinking footwear for runners

    With thousands of innovations marketed for runners, surprisingly, the running shoe should not be one of them, according to 18-year, U.S. Air Force team runner and five-time Air Force Half Marathon masters champion Lt. Col. (Dr.) Antonio Eppolito. He shared his running expertise during a seminar workshop hosted by Maxwell's Health and Wellness
  • Astronauts attend Maxwell Leadership Reaction Course

    In a collaborative training effort, a group of six American and international astronauts participated in an abbreviated version of the Air University Leadership Reaction Course here May 22-23. Designed to develop leadership skills, the LRC is a field exercise consisting of a series of obstacle course challenges that students navigate as teams
  • OTS military training instructors help shape next generation of officers

    Dating back to September 1947, U.S. Air Force military training instructors have represented one of the most visible special-duty career fields in the service. From the original group of "Flight Marchers" to today's MTIs, the need to train new Airmen has remained constant. Today, 500 Airmen in the grades of staff sergeant through master sergeant
  • LEAP participant represents Air Force in Indonesia, helps embassy build relationships

    "If you work hard, you never know where life will take you," said Capt. Lia Radulovic during a live radio interview for Indonesian talk show "Morning Coffee" recently. These words held special resonance for Radulovic, a Language Enabled Airman Program participant who was born into poverty in Jakarta 34 years ago. Her hard work led her from
  • Women make an impact in the U.S. military

    American women have achieved milestones that have widened their opportunities to serve in the U.S. military."I am proud of the contributions women have made to the heritage and legacy of America," said Col. Trent Edwards, 42nd Air Base Wing commander. "From the American Revolution to operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, women have supported and
  • Math, engineering make a difference to general

    While boys fixed cars and built bikes after school, Brig. Gen. Jocelyn Seng was at home with violin in hand, but that did not deter her from thriving in the male dominated worlds of the Air Force and mechanical engineering. "The best thing is to follow your passion and persevere, embrace lifelong learning and strive for self-improvement," she
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Joint Chiefs of Staff

6/26/2020
Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe S. Halfhill provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley met with United Kingdom's National Security Advisor Sir Mark Sedwill today in the Pentagon.
6/26/2020
Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe S. Halfhill provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley spoke with Chief of the Australian Defence Force Gen. Angus Campbell yesterday by phone.
6/17/2020
Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe S. Halfhill provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley spoke with the Polish Chief of the General Staff Gen. Rajmund Andrzejczak today by telephone.
6/17/2020
Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe S. Halfhill provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley spoke with Iraqi Joint Headquarters Chief of Staff, Staff Lt. Gen. Abdul Amir Rasheed Yarallah today by phone.
6/8/2020
Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe S. Halfhill provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley spoke with Canadian Armed Forces Chief of Defence Gen. Jonathan Vance today by telephone.
6/4/2020
Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe S. Halfhill provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley spoke with Chief of the Russian General Staff Gen. Valery Gerasimov by telephone today.

Department of Defense

7/10/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic hasn't put a damper on the production of new soldiers or airmen at basic training facilities.
7/10/2020
President Donald J. Trump traveled to Florida this morning for a briefing on what he said has been a successful operation to cut the flow of illegal drugs into the United States.
7/9/2020
Army Gen. Mark A. Milley condemned systemic racism in the U.S. military saying, "There is no place our armed forces for manifestations or symbols of racism, bias or discrimination."
7/9/2020
When it comes to advancements in artificial intelligence technology, China has a lead in some places, but the U.S. leads where it counts, the director of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center said.
7/9/2020
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper told the House Armed Services Committee that National Guardsmen protected Americans' right to peaceably assemble and petition the government during violent protests.
7/8/2020
One of the biggest lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic is that the supply chain is vulnerable to offshore suppliers, particularly adversaries such as China, a senior Pentagon official said.