Air University / Maxwell AFB News

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  • 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
  • ROTC is about opportunity

    It's 7:30 on a fall Tuesday morning on the campus of the MassachusettsInstitute of Technology. While many college students are still asleep orjust waking up, cadets from MIT's Air Force Reserve Officer Training CorpsDetachment 365 are gathering for their physical training class. PhysicalTraining, or PT, is just one aspect of a challenging AFROTC
  • Nurse commissioning program seeks enlisted applicants

    Air Force officials are seeking active-duty enlisted Airmen to apply for the fall 2011 Nurse Enlisted Commissioning Program.The program offers enlisted members the opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree in a high-need academic major. The Air Force Personnel Center will conduct the annual NECP board May 9-13 2011 and select up to 50 enlisted
  • Maxwell team member named JAG Corps’ ‘Unsung Hero’

    One Friday, Col. Melinda Davis-Perritano asked her equipment and facility manager if the unit had any paint the same color as her door. He said he would try to find some. On Monday, when she returned, she found her door and trim freshly painted -- and already dry.That incident, said Colonel Davis-Perritano, who leads the Legal Information Services
  • Operation Homecooking puts trainees in homes for holiday

    About 200 officer trainees from Basic Officer Training and the Academy of Military Science were away from family this Thanksgiving but still managed to enjoy a traditional dinner.Each year, trainees from OTS at Maxwell and Basic Military Training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, are paired with a host family in support of Operation
  • Holm Center command section NCOs making a difference

    When walking into a command section of a wing, squadron, or organization, one may find officers throughout, completing their individual jobs to effectively support the mission. However, in the Holm Center command section, Tech. Sgt. Renika Kenan and Tech. Sgt. Damien Pierce are some of the first individuals a person sees when entering.It is

Department of Defense

Some 120,000 members of the National Guard have responded this year to natural disasters, have participated in global military operations, responded to civil disturbances and responded to COVID-19, the chief of the National Guard Bureau said.
The assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for military personnel policy and the Washington Headquarters Services director gave a Pentagon briefing on COVID-19 response efforts.
Speeding ahead with the development of hypersonic weapons will require the Defense Department to be far less risk-averse than it is now, DOD's director of defense research and engineering for modernization said.
The Missile Defense Agency is looking to adapt current technologies against the hypersonic threat while looking toward new capabilities.
NATO welcomes nuclear arms talks between the United States and Russia, but would like China to join the negotiations, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.
China is actively working in Europe and Africa to subvert the infrastructure that has maintained peace since the end of World War II, the commander of U.S. Naval Forces in Europe and Africa and NATO's Allied Joint Force Command said.