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  • Air Force JROTC cadets fly multicopter at Maxwell

    Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from Niceville High School, Florida, held a multicopter demonstration, June 10, 2015, at Maxwell's Freedom Park.To showcase one of the Junior ROTC's co-curricular activities, about 17 cadets were here to demonstrate the capabilities of their newest science, technology, engineering and
  • Delaware AFJROTC cadet is state’s first African-American student to earn pilot license

    An Air Force JROTC cadet has become the first African-American high school student to earn a private pilot license in the state of Delaware.Cadet Moriah Graham, a senior at Polytech High School in Woodside said she started dreaming about flying since middle school. "The Polytech flight program was a dream of mine since the 7th grade," she said.
  • OTS eliminates component distinctions

    The Air Force Officer Training School here has removed all service component distinctions from its line officer commissioning courses.Regular Air Force and Reserve cadets no longer receive their commissions through Basic Officer Training or Air National Guard cadets through the Academy of Military Science.With the start of OTS Class 15-03 in early
  • Maxwell-Gunter Airmen judge Montgomery JROTC drill meet

    Nineteen Junior ROTC units competed in the Larry Jones Invitational Drill Meet hosted by Robert E. Lee High School, Montgomery, Alabama, Jan. 31.The Junior ROTC units traveled from as far as Mississippi, Georgia, and Florida and throughout Alabama to have a chance to compete for the Commander's Trophy.Out of all the schools competing, North Forsyth
  • 15,000 reasons to celebrate Military Retiree Appreciation Day

    There are about 15,000 different reasons why the Maxwell-Gunter community should celebrate and appreciate military retirees. Each one of those reasons lives and works in the River Region and its surrounding communities.The annual Maxwell-Gunter Military Retiree Appreciation Day is scheduled for Nov. 21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., in the Maxwell Honor Guard
  • Holm Center changes command

    Brig. Gen. Paul H. Guemmer assumed command of the Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development from Brig. Gen. Robert D. Thomas Nov. 7 during a change of command ceremony here.As part of the change of command, Thomas served as the reviewing official for Commissioned Officer Training class 15-01 graduating 103 officer
  • JROTC earns statewide education credential

    In March, more than 150 Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps JROTC cadets and their instructors from across Alabama gathered at Maxwell for the first time and to learn and discuss how JROTC participation is now being recognized by the Alabama Department of Education as a college and career readiness program.This statewide education credential is
  • Holm Center leader credits CAP, JROTC for AF career

    There comes a time in everyone's life when they must choose a route that will prove most beneficial to their pursuit of happiness. Trade school, four-year college or immediate entry into the work force are common avenues. However, others sometimes look toward the sky for inspiration, outlining their routes underneath the clouds.Brigadier Gen.
  • OTS military training instructors help shape next generation of officers

    Dating back to September 1947, U.S. Air Force military training instructors have represented one of the most visible special-duty career fields in the service. From the original group of "Flight Marchers" to today's MTIs, the need to train new Airmen has remained constant. Today, 500 Airmen in the grades of staff sergeant through master sergeant
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