Air University / Maxwell AFB News

  • AFIT/AFRL D’Azzo Research Library earns 2019 Federal Library of the Year Award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) selected the D’Azzo Research Library for the 2019 Federal Library/Information Centers of the Year award in the large library/information center category.  The award recognizes the many innovative ways that federal libraries fulfill the information demands
  • Registration is Open for AFITC 2020

    Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, plans are continuing to move forward for the annual Air Force Information Technology and Cyberpower conference and training event, which is scheduled for August 24 – 27, in a completely virtual environment.Registration is now open for the four-day virtual event that will feature several keynote speakers, panel
  • AFRL Aerospace Systems Directorate faculty earns SE&TM award at AFMC level

    Lt. Col. Jay Rutledge, an associate professor and senior military faculty member at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), performing a year-long sabbatical in the directorate, earned the award in the Science and Engineering Educator category and will now compete for the award at the Air Force level.
  • Marine Commander’s Perspective on an AFIT Education

    United States Marine Corps Lt. Col. James C. Paxton III is currently serving as the commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron (nicknamed the “Guardians”) in Yuma, Arizona.  He is a naval aviator who flew F/A-18C and KC-130J aircraft, and now flies the UC-12F.  He attended TOPGUN in 2007, and was designated a strike fighter tactics instructor.
  • AFIT’s CSRA achieves historic milestones with DL classes, international student internship during COVID-19 constraints

    One immediate challenge was switching all in-person classes to distance learning; something that has never been implemented before in the history of the Center.
  • AFIT’s Space Research Center Wins Air University Annual Award

    The Air Force Institute of Technology’s Center for Space Research and Assurance was selected as the winner of The General Muir S. Fairchild Educational Achievement Award for 2019.“This most prestigious award is a well-deserved recognition of all of the outstanding contributions of the faculty, students and staff affiliated with AFIT’s Center for
  • AFIT student first to graduate with all-female thesis team

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Taylor Flaxington was one of 229 students to complete her master’s degree from the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Graduate School of Engineering Management in March 2020. But she was the first AFIT student to have an all-female thesis team.As an Air Force civilian employee, Flaxington attended AFIT
  • AFIT using 3D printing to develop N95 face shields

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force Institute of Technology’s additive manufacturing laboratory has been printing face shield prototypes for the National Air and Space Intelligence Center to extend the longevity of N95 masks.  The 88th Medical Group at Wright-Patterson AFB is testing the prototypes to determine if they are
  • AFIT continues to provide premier education during COVID-19

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – During a time of uncertainty due to COVID-19, the Air Force Institute of Technology continues to provide premier education to the military and civilian workforce.“AFIT continues to serve the United States Air and Space Forces with the majority of its continuing education courses,” said AFIT’s director and
  • AFIT awards 243 masters and doctoral STEM degrees

    The Air Force Institute of Technology’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management awarded 236 master’s degrees and seven doctorate degrees in science, technology, engineering and math fields. Two graduate student’s received dual master’s degrees.  Due to current concerns of COVID-19, a commencement ceremony was not held.