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  • Remembering American and Allied Veterans

    This coming weekend, millions of Americans are planning for take a long three-day weekend.  Some will travel to friends and relatives.  Others will have socials for friends and relatives at their homes. Whatever American do, they should remember why they have this holiday:  to honor the millions of American men and women from every aspect of the
  • Air University professor awarded prestigious French medal

    U.S. Air Force Col. Stephen Renner, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies professor, was awarded the French Médaille de la Défense Nationale (National Defense Medal) at the gold level on Oct. 17, 2018, here.
  • Air Force Culture and Language Center seeks presenters, proposals for annual Air University LREC Symposium

    The Air Force Culture and Language Center here seeks presenters and proposals for the 4th annual Air University Language, Regional Expertise and Culture Symposium.
  • First Research Roundtable connected students, authors

    The Air University Library and AU Press hosted the first AU Research Roundtable at the Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center Oct. 11.
  • JEALS 2018 furthers development of the next generation of leaders

    The junior enlisted of Maxwell hosted the third annual Junior Enlisted Airmen Leadership Symposium at Maxwell – Gunter Annex Oct. 10 – 11.  During this two-day professional and personal development event, there was more than eight workshops and the opportunity to venture out on a tour at the Hyundai Plant, located in Montgomery. “This event is to
  • Former British Prime Minister shares leadership insights at Air University

    A former British Prime Minister traveled across the Atlantic to sit down and answer a few questions in front of approximately 1,000 Air University students and base leadership, Oct. 5, 2018, at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. Tony Blair served as the British Prime Minister from 1997 through 2007. Before sitting down with Royal Air Force Wing
  • Military working dog remembered after nearly a decade of service

    The 42nd Security Forces Squadron held a memorial service for a deceased military working dog, Sept. 18, 2018, on Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.
  • Renovation meets Innovation at the MSFRIC

    The Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center is giving the students of Air University the opportunity to explore outside of the classroom with the opening of the Innovation Lab Oct. 2, 2018, on Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The MSFRIC collaborated with the Teaching and Learning Center to create the Innovation Lab, which will allow AU
  • Secretary of the Air Force urges innovation in software acquisition model

    The process used by the Air Force to acquire software is archaic and needs to modernize now if the service is to win in a peer-to-peer conflict, said Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson. The secretary made those observations and gave a glimpse into the future of software acquisition during her keynote presentation Aug. 27 at the Air Force Information Technology and Cyberpower Conference in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • CSAF shares squadron revitalization vision with ACSC

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein visited Air University’s Air Command and Staff College Aug. 27, to set the stage for what the students should focus on during the academic year.Goldfein spoke to more than 640 joint and international majors and government civilians, focusing comments on leadership, command, and squadron vitality
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Department of Defense

6/30/2020
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.
6/30/2020
The Missile Defense Agency is looking to adapt current technologies against the hypersonic threat while looking toward new capabilities.
6/26/2020
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.
6/26/2020
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.
6/26/2020
Artificial Intelligence enabled analysts to better understand captured documents from the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound, a Defense Intelligence Agency official said.
6/26/2020
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper visited officers and enlisted airmen at Royal Air Force Mildenhall in England to get updates on missions and discuss the base’s role in the European and African theaters.