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  • Sergeant Powell wins Air Force-level award

    When Senior Master Sgt. Mauree Powell, the first sergeant of the Holm Center, was named the 2011 Air Force First Sergeant of the Year, she said she was surprised and humbled by the honor."Winning this award was an unexpected and overwhelming surprise. I am still in disbelief that something like this could happen to me," Sergeant Powell said. "I see
  • Key Spouse program addresses needs of Air Force families

    Though it's a command program, the Key Spouse network focuses on the families, not the force.When a work issue arises, a military member may turn to someone in uniform. When spouses face challenges, they want to turn to other spouses, people they can relate to. This is the basis of the Key Spouse program."I recognize you all have choices, and thank
  • Jogging tracks offer great way to get fit

    Running is a great way to shed those winter pounds, and Maxwell-Gunter has plenty of facilities to suit everyone's needs.Charles Atchley, Maxwell-Gunter's sports director, encourages use of the base facilities - three designated indoor tracks at Maxwell, two at Gunter, as well as outdoor tracks at both locations.It is important the people using the
  • Airmen take aim at new firing range

    Airmen participating in firearm training will have something to look forward to the next time they shoot. Construction has just been completed on the new $15 million gun range, which will accommodate Air Force weapons qualification and any specially designed courses for security forces.The new range replaces the old one, which was constructed in
  • Revitalizing health care: Trainee clinic targets needs of short-term students

    The trainee health clinic aims to provide speedy, accurate acute medical care, allowing students to return to their classes."We'll place these students back in their training environment as quickly and safely as possible -- the key word being 'safely'" said Lt. Col. Michael Lundy, commander of the 42nd Aeromedical-Dental Operations Squadron. The
  • Airmen help save a life at crash scene

    Airmen are trained to be steadfast under pressure and must exhibit a willingness to act in everyday life. These attributes depict the men and women of Maxwell and more specifically Staff Sgt. Donnell Fulton, 22nd Training Support Squadron, and Senior Airman Derius Jackson, 42nd Security Forces Squadron. On a routine trip home from work on Feb. 15,
  • Col. McCain takes command of Eaker Center

    Air University Commander Lt. Gen. Allen Peck said that this was a day of new beginnings as he welcomed Colonel John McCain as the new commander of the Ira C. Eaker Center for Professional Development Feb. 25. Col. McCain took command of the center from Col. Barbara Gilchrist, who retires this April.Gen. Peck went on to commend Col. McCain's
  • Col. Price assumes command of Barnes Center

    The commander of Air University was proud to welcome Col. Stewart Price to the Barnes Center for Enlisted Education during an assumption of command ceremony Feb. 24. Colonel Price is replacing Col. Charles Wade Johnson, who retired."(Colonel Price) will be absolutely tremendous at the Barnes Center," Lt. Gen. Allen Peck said at the Air Force Senior
  • Selma visit highlights rich history

    Forty-six years after the clashes in Selma during the civil rights movement, many of the historic sites remain reminders of the sacrifices of others. Members of the Maxwell-Gunter community will visit several of these landmarks on a field trip Feb. 8 organized by the African-American Heritage Committee."I'm looking forward to the sites," said
  • Center offers free tax help

    Just like birthdays, tax season comes around every year. Filing may not be as exciting as a party, but the Maxwell-Gunter Tax Center is here to ensure taxpayers get the refund they deserve.The office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., but closed for lunch from noon to 1 p.m., in building 804 at Maxwell. This free service is