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  • 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
  • Dedication of Gilbert Hall honors valor of OTS alumnus

    Building 1487 of the Officer Training School Complex was dedicated as Gilbert Hall Monday in memory of Maj. Troy L. Gilbert, a 1995 OTS distinguished alumnus who exemplified the three Air Force core values by how he lived and how he died. A commemorative plaque and memory wall on display at the new Gilbert Hall honor his legacy of service and
  • Brother renders first salute from Afghanistan

    Commissioning into the Armed Forces is a priceless achievement and brings a great sense of accomplishment. On graduation day, cadets commemorate their long days of training and hard work alongside family and friends, to be officially commissioned as 2nd lieutenants. For Master Sgt. Roger Nelson, one particular commissioning ceremony holds a special
  • Maxwell Airmen gear up for revised Physical Training standards

    With only 11 weeks to go until the revised version of the Air Force Physical Training test takes effect Jan. 1, 2010, Airmen on Maxwell and Gunter should expect to see increased emphasis on meeting and exceeding the new standards. The revisions are the result of an Air Force-wide audit of the fitness program ordered by then Chief Master Sgt. of the
  • ANG Det. 12 comes to Air University

    In a ceremony at Officer Training School, Detachment 12, Air National Guard Readiness Center, was activated, and Lt. Col. Ronald Daniels took command of the new unit Oct. 2. Formerly the Academy of Military Sciences at McGhee Tyson ANG Base, Tenn., Detachment 12 opened its doors to its first class O-2010-1 Monday. Air University commander Lt. Gen.
  • Air Force Chief of Staff names MIT cadet as cadet of the year

    The Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. Norton A. Schwartz, recently named the 2009 United States Air Force Cadet of the Year. Cadet Col. Ryan W. Castonia, a senior, majoring in Aerospace Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was notified of the honor in an official letter signed by the general. He is a member of the Air Force
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