Air University / Maxwell AFB News

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  • ISR Agency chief inducted to EHH Wall of Achievers

    Surprise was the order of the day when Maj. Gen. Bradley Heithold was inducted to the Enlisted Heritage Hall museum's Wall of Achievers Friday.General Heithold, who enlisted in the Air Force in 1974 and spent three years at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., as an F-4D avionics technician, is currently commander of the Air Force Intelligence,
  • Holm Center namesake passes

    The namesake of the Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accession and Citizen Development passed away Feb. 15.Retired Maj. Gen. Jeanne M. Holm was the first woman to attend Air Command and Staff College, and the first woman to attain the ranks of brigadier general in 1971 and major general in 1973.During the renaming ceremony in June 2008, then Air
  • Officer Training School celebrates 50th anniversary

    Today (February 5) Air University Holm Center's Officer Training School at Maxwell-Gunter AFB will mark the 50th anniversary of the school's opening its doors. The school has invited former OTS students, staff and their guests to attend 50th anniversary events beginning today through Feb. 7. "We will commemorate 50 years of excellence and the
  • AFROTC announces top ROTC detachments

    Col. John M. McCain, AFROTC Commander, presented the Right of Line Awards during the 2009 AFROTC Commanders Conference held in Montgomery Alabama. This year's winners were Det 35, Fresno State University in the small size category, Det 150, University of Florida and Det 842, University of Texas-San Antonio in the medium and large
  • Media invited to attend OTS 50th anniversary retreat ceremony

    Media are invited to cover the retreat ceremony at Officer Training School here Feb. 5 at 4 p.m.The retreat ceremony is part of the festivities celebrating Officer Training School's 50th anniversary. Several graduates over the school's 50-year history are expected to attend. OTS representatives will be on hand for media availability.Media
  • Valued member of AU Board of Visitors retiring

    After 13 years of service to the Air University Board of Visitors, Dr. Jan Kehoe is leaving the board but has many fond memories of her trips to Maxwell-Gunter.Dr. Kehoe said her best memory of Air University is the interaction with military and civilian personnel. She said that experience has strengthened her commitment to the Air Force and the
  • 'Share the Joy' brings holiday cheer to junior ranks, families

    On a chilly November morning, 25 volunteers from across the base gathered at Gunter Commissary to assemble 67 Thanksgiving baskets to junior ranking Airmen in need as part of Share the Joy, a holiday food basket and gift program administered by the Maxwell-Gunter Top 3, a council consisting of master sergeants, senior master sergeants and chief
  • Air National Guard graduates first class from Maxwell’s Officer Training School

    One hundred and nineteen Air National Guard officer cadets received their lieutenant bars during a ceremony at Polifka Auditorium, Friday.The class of O-2010-1 was the first class to graduate from the newly formed Detachment 12 since the Academy of Military Sciences moved to Maxwell's Officer Training School from McGhee Tyson ANG Base, Tenn., in
  • Officer Training School to celebrate 50th anniversary

    The first week of February 2010 will mark the 50th anniversary of Air Force Officer Training School opening its doors, and the staff and students at OTS are planning a celebration."The commander of OTS would like to invite interested former OTS students, staff and their guests to attend our 50th anniversary celebration Feb. 5-7 at Maxwell Air Force
  • Generals share leadership messages at AFROTC Commander's Conference

    As the Air Force's largest commissioning source, Headquarters Air Force ROTC at Maxwell hosted the 2009 AFROTC Commander's Conference at the Renaissance Hotel in Montgomery this year and more than 140 detachment commanders from around the world were in attendance. The annual conference provides the detachment commanders opportunities for training

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.