Air University / Maxwell AFB News

  • Thunder Over Alabama photo gallery online now

    An air show photo gallery is now available for users of the Maxwell Air Force Base Web site.Visitors interested in high-resolution photos can visit http://www.maxwell.af.mil/photos/mediagallery.asp?galleryID=6198 to view and download images taken during the two-day Thunder Over Alabama air show March 27 and 28.
  • Teacher flies as 'Hometown Hero' with Thunderbirds

    A long-time Montgomery teacher headed into the clouds with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds here March 25, two days before the base's air show.Dr. Michael Gross, assistant professor of Physical Education and Exercise Science at Auburn Montgomery, was recognized as a "Hometown Hero" with a flight in an F-16 Fighting Falcon."It's one of those things
  • Air show to feature Virtual Army Experience

    Attendees to the Maxwell Open House and Air Show on March 27 and 28 will have the opportunity to lace up their boots and take part in a virtual mission as Soldiers in the United States Army at the Virtual Army Experience.The high-tech, team-based mission challenges participants, 13 years and older, to employ teamwork, rules of engagement,
  • P-40E, 'supercar' feature statics at open house

    The P-40, developed from the P-36, was America's foremost fighter in service when World War II began.P-40s engaged Japanese aircraft during the attack on Pearl Harbor and the invasion of the Philippines in December 1941. They also were flown in China early in 1942 by the famed Flying Tigers and in North Africa in 1943 by the first Army Air Forces
  • CMSAF visits Maxwell-Gunter

    During a visit week to Maxwell-Gunter Feb. 22-25, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy took time out to talk about his vision for the Air Force enlisted corps.Since becoming the 16th CMSAF in June 2009, Chief Roy is evaluating many aspects of the corps. Chief Roy said he would like to see a greater focus on expeditionary training that
  • Plans underway to showcase Air Force's best

    Tens of thousands of spectators are expected to flock to Maxwell's air show March 27 and 28, according to officials here."We're excited about hosting the community for two days of top-notch flying action," said Lt. Col. Bud Mahan, the air show director.The Air Force's leading fighter jet demonstration team, the Thunderbirds, and the Army's
  • Officer Training School celebrates 50th anniversary

    Today (February 5) Air University Holm Center's Officer Training School at Maxwell-Gunter AFB will mark the 50th anniversary of the school's opening its doors. The school has invited former OTS students, staff and their guests to attend 50th anniversary events beginning today through Feb. 7. "We will commemorate 50 years of excellence and the
  • Educators explore virtual reality as learning tool

    Some people teleported, others flew and some just walked into the holographic auditorium for the Global Learning Forum event held the evening of Nov. 19.Though they arrived by different means, everyone in attendance had one thing in common: they did not really exist. Neither did the lecture hall in which they were seated, nor the lectern from which