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  • Air Force celebrates three-peat win at the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Leadership and Academic Bowl

    The Air Force took top honors for the third year in a row at the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Leadership and Academic Bowl in Washington, D.C., June 23-25. The Air Force Junior ROTC team from Scripps Ranch High School, San Diego, battled it out to take home the trophy for a third time.
  • Air Force Junior ROTC teams ‘stellar’ at competition

    Teams of young students from across the U.S. competed in a national-level high school space challenge competition here April 18-20 as a way of inspiring students to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education careers.
  • Air Force soars during 2018 National High School Drill Team Championships

    The nation’s top Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets traveled to Daytona Beach, Florida, May 4-6, for the 2018 National High School Drill Team Championships. The high school students showcased their skills in both armed and unarmed categories in front of judges and military training instructors from all branches of the military during the three day event.
  • Lt. Gen. Cotton assumes command of Air University

    Lt. Gen. Anthony J. Cotton assumed command of Air University in a ceremony here officiated by Lt. Gen. Steve Kwast, commander of Air Education and Training Command, Feb.15. Upon taking command of AU, Cotton also became its third president and is now responsible for Air Force professional military education and professional continuing education.
  • AFJROTC launches Flight Academy program to address aircrew shortage

    Headquarters Air Force Junior ROTC here has launched a pilot program aimed at potentially putting more pilots in the cockpits of military aircraft to help address the Air Force’s ongoing aircrew shortage.Beginning in the summer of 2018, select AFJROTC cadets who applied for a new Fight Academy scholarship will attend an accredited aviation program
  • 'All in' Investing in tomorrow—Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps

    General of the Air Force Henry H. Hap Arnold said, “We must think in terms of tomorrow.” At Air University we do just that, tomorrow is our focus today. Throughout America’s history we have seen numerous studies link the education of our children to national security. One such report came in 2012 from the Council on Foreign Relations. In a PBS news
  • Maxwell air show draws record crowd

    Tens of thousands of people from across the River Region and the country had their eyes to the skies at the Maxwell Open House and Air Show April 8-9, 2017.Base officials estimate the two-day crowd to have soared above the 135,000 mark, not surprising since the last air show held at the Montgomery base was in 2010 and the headline acts were the
  • AFJROTC: Inspiring youth toward STEM careers, creating opportunity

    Part of Air University’s mission is “We produce the future ... ”  Efforts to do just that begin with Air Force Junior ROTC, which is our high school citizenship program with 120,000 cadets and a consistently diverse participation with typically 58 percent minority and 38 percent female enrollment.   Outreach efforts by DoD, Air Force, AFJROTC, Air
  • AFMC commander helps kick off school’s STEM program, visits AFJROTC unit

    The commander of Air Force Materiel Command visited a California high school Oct. 7, 2016, to help launch a STEM program initiative and to visit the school’s Air Force Junior ROTC unit. AFMC Commander Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski visited San Pedro High School in Los Angeles to take part in the school’s kickoff celebration, announcing a Department of
  • Holm Center, Troy University sign agreement giving credit for graduate degree

    With the stroke of a pen on Oct. 4, 2016, instructors and curriculum developers at the Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development are nearly a third of the way to completing a graduate degree in adult education. In a memorandum of understanding signed between the Holm Center and Troy University, up to nine hours of faculty
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