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  • Base announces quarterly award winners

    The Maxwell-Gunter quarterly award winners for the first quarter were presented May 28 by 42nd Air Base Wing Commander Kris D. Beasley at Maxwell's base theater.Junior Enlisted Member of the Quarter is Airman 1st Class Alan Cruz of the 554th Electronic Logistics Systems Group.Noncommissioned Officer of the Quarter is Tech. Sgt. Tonya Strowbridge of
  • Officer Training School's first alumni ceremony honors general officers

    Two former Officer Training School cadets came back to Maxwell Monday to be honored as the school's first two distinguished alumni.Retired Gen. William Hobbins, and retired Lt. Gen. Dennis Larsen both began their Air Force careers as newly commissioned second lieutenants from OTS, and both went on to attain the rank of flag officer.General Hobbins,
  • Academy of Military Science moving to Maxwell's OTS

    With the Academy of Military Science moving from Tennessee's McGhee Tyson National Guard Air Base to Maxwell's Officer Training School, all Air Force commissioning sources, except the Air Force Academy, will be under one roof, said the OTS commander."Starting this fiscal year, all officer trainees will go to OTS. This takes us back to the Chief of
  • Base celebrates Earth Day and dedicates “survivor tree”

    Maxwell-Gunter celebrated Earth Day April 24 with several activities highlighted by the dedication of the "Survivor Tree" which was grown from a seed from an Elm tree that survived the April 19, 1995, bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Office Building in Oklahoma City, Okla. Col. Kris D. Beasley, commander of the 42nd Air Base Wing, officially
  • Leader Magazine transitions from print to online

    In keeping with the evolving mediums for information dissemination, the Leader Magazine has now become the Leader Magazine Online. The new Web site features Air Force Reserve Officers' Training Corps, Air Force Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadets and Officer Training School candidates at www.leaderonline.af.mil. "Leader Magazine Online
  • Maxwell-Gunter women move history forward

    In celebrating March's national Women's History Month, the Air Force is recognizing significant strides taken by women as pivotal to the Air Force story. Women, both past and present, are being recognized for their accomplishments throughout military history. Four women at Maxwell-Gunter are creating history of their own by currently serving in
  • Holm Center provides foundation for future Air Force careers

    Editor's note: This is the second in a series highlighting organizations at Maxwell-Gunter commanded by women in observance of March's Women's History month. Producing more than 75 percent of the officers for the U.S. Air Force, the Holm Center is unique in that it provides the foundation that other Air University centers build on, according to
  • Air University recognizes its best for 2008

    Six active duty members and three civilian employees were recognized as Air University's best in a "pep rally" ceremony in Polifka Auditorium at Maxwell March 12. The winners were presented bronze eagles by Lt. Gen. Allen G. Peck, commander of Air University; and will represent AU in Air Force wide competition in their respective categories. Maj.
  • Air Force announces Maxwell officer promotions

    Air Force officials announced Tuesday the results of the officer promotion boards to the ranks of colonel, lieutenant colonel, and major. The following were selected for promotion from the Maxwell-Gunter community: Colonel Steven A. Schaick, Air War College Lieutenant Colonel Patrick W. Franzese, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies David L.
  • AU Balanced Scorecard sets goals, measures success

    Air Force metrics tend to be predominantly financial or production based, which drives priorities and practices not normally focused on warfighter capabilities, according to Patricia Roberson, Balanced Scorecard Program manager for Air University. As a remedy to this imbalance of metrics and measurements, the Department of Defense has developed a
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