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  • SOS expands senior mentor program, advances squadron revitalization efforts

    Squadron Officer School is tapping into the rich and deep pool of experience around the Air
  • Airmen support local community in honoring Alabama veterans

    Airmen from Air University's Squadron Officer School traveled to the Alabama National Cemetery to help the local community honor the state's fallen veterans as a part of Wreaths Across America, Dec. 14, 2018, in Montevallo, Alabama. Wreaths Across America is a national organization that through the donations from sponsors, ships holiday wreaths to cemeteries from across the country to place on the graves of our nation’s heroes. The Airmen worked alongside other civilian volunteers and the Alabama National Cemetery Support Committee to unload and sort over 600 boxes of wreaths that were later distributed to various locations in the cemetery for the ceremony that Saturday.
  • Virtual Reality around the Circle: Squadron Officer School

    The idea of virtual reality has been around for decades, but it wasn’t until recently that it became mainstream technology. Air University’s Squadron Officer School is the first school around the circle that has integrated the use of virtual reality into their curriculum. SOS provides leadership development for Air Force captains during a six and a half week course, which now includes the use of virtual and mixed reality. The SOS Learning Sciences and Technology Studio offers multiple virtual reality programs as part of their Immersive Learning Experiences, and their newest program is the Mixed Reality Learning Experience or MRLx.
  • SOS student partners with MGMWERX to promote innovation, entrepreneurship

    A student from Air University’s Squadron Officer School partnered with MGMWERX Oct. 24, 2018, to share with Airmen and members of the community on how she kick-started her own business outside of the military. Capt. Samantha Snabes is a member of the Air National Guard and a recent SOS graduate, but in her civilian capacity she is the CEO of a company she co-founded.
  • Air University campus hosts open house

    The Squadron Officer College opened its doors to Air University students, faculty and alumni, Dec.
  • Former Maxwell Airman creates lasting ties with local community

    Squadron Officer College alumni demonstrated just how lasting the ties between Air University and
  • Tuskegee Airman visits Maxwell

    One of the very first Tuskegee Airmen visited Maxwell on Aug. 14, 2017. On his first visit to
  • Squadron Officer School expands to better align with CSAF focus areas

    Air University’s Squadron Officer School has redesigned its program to better align with the needs of the Air Force. The new course has increased from five to six-and-a-half weeks, commencing with Class 18A which starts July 31, 2017.
  • Air Force recruiter encourages Airmen to inspire others

    Maj. Gen. Garrett Harencak, Air Force Recruiting Service Commander, visited Air University’s Squadron Officer College on Maxwell Air Force Base, May 1st, 2017.
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Department of Defense

11/16/2019
A new book featuring many previously unseen images from World War II reveals just how important to the war effort were the photographers of the Army Signal Corps.
11/15/2019
Partnerships are important to achieving superiority in space, a senior official from U.S. Space Command said in Washington.
11/15/2019
The Defense Department is working to develop new aqueous film-forming foams that don't contain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are not hazardous to health and are just as effective in extinguishing fuel fires, a DOD official said.
11/15/2019
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper said the U.S. is fully committed to the defense of South Korea following a meeting with his South Korean counterpart in Seoul, South Korea.
11/15/2019
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper and South Korean National Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo discussed their nations’ combined military readiness exercise program during meetings in Seoul, South Korea.
11/15/2019
The Naval Research Laboratory is trying to find a replacement for aqueous film-forming foams that is just as effective at putting out fuel fires but does not contain any per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.