Air University / Maxwell AFB News

  • Air University remembers Zambian student

    Air University leadership, faculty and students joined together in Wood Auditorium for a memorial service honoring Zambian air force Maj. Bweendo “Lloyd” Malawo, who died March 2.The Air Command and Staff College student was found in Millbrook, Alabama, the morning of March 2, the victim of an apparent hit and run.“Thank you for being here today to
  • Air War College international students finish capstone program at Luke

    United States Air Force Air War College International Fellows students visited Luke Tuesday to gain a better understanding of U.S. military operations and see how Luke is building the future of airpower.
  • Ambassadors honored during annual IOS event

    The International Officer School’s annual Alabama Goodwill Ambassador Appreciation Night was held Thursday at the Maxwell Club. The event offered an opportunity to recognize the outstanding performance of community members who volunteer as Alabama Goodwill Ambassadors for international officers attending both Air University and the International
  • AU inducts 26 alumni to International Honor Roll

    Air University recognized the achievements of 26 alumni with their induction into the International Honor Roll here, April 7, 2017. The International Honor Roll program recognizes international alumni that have achieved a high position of leadership within their own countries as an Air Chief equivalent or higher.
  • U.S. and French display continued military partnership

    On the eve of the air show at Maxwell, leadership from the U.S. Air Force and French Air Force, along with River Region partners, gathered in Montgomery’s Oakwood Cemetery, to pay tribute to their predecessors who made the ultimate sacrifice during World War II, April 7th, 2017. Every year, British Royal Air Force, French and Canadian officers
  • AU offers best practices to international leaders

    Air University hosted eight foreign-national officers training with the Naval Education Training Security Assistance Field Activities located in Pensacola, Florida, here Monday. International officer students from the Czech Republic, Indonesia, Mauritius, Botswana, Georgia, Ukraine and Morocco received a tour and mission brief from various officer

Department of Defense

Some 120,000 members of the National Guard have responded this year to natural disasters, have participated in global military operations, responded to civil disturbances and responded to COVID-19, the chief of the National Guard Bureau said.
The assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for military personnel policy and the Washington Headquarters Services director gave a Pentagon briefing on COVID-19 response efforts.
Speeding ahead with the development of hypersonic weapons will require the Defense Department to be far less risk-averse than it is now, DOD's director of defense research and engineering for modernization said.
The Missile Defense Agency is looking to adapt current technologies against the hypersonic threat while looking toward new capabilities.
NATO welcomes nuclear arms talks between the United States and Russia, but would like China to join the negotiations, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.
China is actively working in Europe and Africa to subvert the infrastructure that has maintained peace since the end of World War II, the commander of U.S. Naval Forces in Europe and Africa and NATO's Allied Joint Force Command said.