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  • Diamonds in the rough - Wilcox Central High School JROTC program shines

    The Wilcox Central High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps detachment AL-936 from Camden, Alabama excels despite being located in one of the poorest cities in the nation. According to the United States Census Bureau, Wilcox County is the sixth-poorest county nationwide and the poorest county in Alabama based on median income,
  • Holm Center command section NCOs making a difference

    When walking into a command section of a wing, squadron, or organization, one may find officers throughout, completing their individual jobs to effectively support the mission. However, in the Holm Center command section, Tech. Sgt. Renika Kenan and Tech. Sgt. Damien Pierce are some of the first individuals a person sees when entering.It is
  • SOC commander takes helm of Holm Center

    Command of the Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development has been handed to Col. Roger Watkins by Brig. Gen. Teresa Djuric.Colonel Watkins is no stranger to Maxwell Air Force Base, having graduated from Squadron Officer School, Air Command and Staff College, and Air War College. He comes to the Holm Center from his
  • SOC commander takes helm of Holm Center

    Command of the Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development has been handed to Col. Roger Watkins by Brig. Gen. Teresa Djuric.Colonel Watkins is no stranger to Maxwell Air Force Base, having graduated from Squadron Officer School, Air Command and Staff College, and Air War College. He comes to the Holm Center from his
  • Map room a great resource

    Cartographic technician Cliff Harker runs a one-man shop at the Fairchild Research Information Center known as the map room. It is one of the larger map rooms in the Department of Defense outside of Washington, D.C.With more than 400,000 maps available, the mission of the map room is to supply cartographic support to the faculty and students of Air
  • Writing Women into History: Col. Laura Koch

    The theme of this year's Women's History Month, "Writing Women Back into History," affords us an opportunity to focus on individuals who are making history at Maxwell-Gunter. Col. Laura J. Koch, the Air Force Officer Training School commander, is an individual dedicated to molding new officers to meet the challenges of the future.Many of the new
  • Making a difference, one leader at a time: Brig. Gen. Teresa Djuric

    "Writing Women Back into History," the theme of this year's Women's History Month, affords us an opportunity to focus on individuals who are currently making history at Maxwell-Gunter.The first of these, Brig. Gen. Teresa Djuric, commander of the Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development, exemplifies the difference a
  • AFJROTC cadets track NASA's moon spacecraft

    Air Force JROTC cadets at the Lewis Center for Educational Research's Academy for Academic Excellence can now say they have made history by being some of the first American children to venture to the moon. The students at AAE in Apple Valley, Calif., represent the largest number of youth from schools around the world to track NASA's Lunar Crater
  • Maxwell Web site gets new look, gives users easier navigation options

    Following in the footsteps of the Air Force's official Web site, Maxwell Airmen may have noticed the new design to the installation Web site, www.maxwell.af.mil, effective Monday. The migration of the Air Force's 315 public Web sites to a "clutter-free" template are scheduled to continue through the end of 2009. The site transition to the current
  • JROTC instructor named La. high school teacher of year

    A Louisiana Air Force JROTC Senior Aerospace Science Instructor (SASI) was recognized July 17 as the 2010 Louisiana High School Teacher of the Year by the Louisiana Department of Education at the Cecil J. Picard Educator Excellence Symposium in Baton Rouge, La., for his integral contributions to the education of young Americans. Retired Maj. Donald
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