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  • CMSAF meets with international senior enlisted leaders during bi-annual summit

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright hosted senior enlisted leaders from more than 30 nations for the 2018 Senior Enlisted Leader International Summit, Aug. 13-17, on Maxwell’s Gunter-Annex.
  • Alabama POW/MIA Recognition Day

    This year the State of Alabama POW/MIA recognition day will be September 22, 2018. The event will take place at the State Capitol Building in Montgomery, Alabama. (Courtesy Photo)
  • Air University historians receive 2018 AETC Heritage Award

    Lt. Gen. Anthony J. Cotton, Air University commander and president, presents the 2018 Air Education and Training Command Heritage Award to Dr. Silvano Wueschner and Dr. Robert Kane, Air University Historians, Aug. 1, 2018, on Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The AETC Heritage Award recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of Air Force History and
  • Colonel Pettus takes command of Air Command and Staff College

    Colonel Evan L. Pettus took command of Air Command and Staff College in a ceremony officiated by Lt. Gen. Anthony J. Cotton, commander and president of Air University, July 27. As the ACSC Commandant, Pettus is responsible for the in-residence and distance learning professional military education college of midcareer officers and civilians, focused on the development of air-minded joint leaders.
  • Carley assumes command of the 42nd Air Base Wing

    Colonel Patrick J. Carley assumed command of the 42nd Air Base Wing in a ceremony officiated by Lt. Gen. Anthony J. Cotton, commander and president of Air University, July 23. Upon taking command of the 42nd ABW, Carley becomes responsible for providing all base operating support, infrastructure and services support for 42,000 active-duty, Reserve, civilian and contractor personnel, students, families and retirees at Maxwell and Gunter Annex in direct support of Air University and its mission partners.
  • SecAF, DoD, industry leaders share stage at 2018 AFITC

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and the service’s new assistant secretary for acquisitions, technology and logistics, Dr. Will Roper, are two of the military keynote speakers sharing the stage with industry leaders at this year’s Air Force Information Technology and Cyberpower Conference. The 2018 AFITC Conference will be Aug. 27-29, 2018, in Alabama’s capital city of Montgomery.
  • Air Force celebrates three-peat win at the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Leadership and Academic Bowl

    The Air Force took top honors for the third year in a row at the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Leadership and Academic Bowl in Washington, D.C., June 23-25. The Air Force Junior ROTC team from Scripps Ranch High School, San Diego, battled it out to take home the trophy for a third time.
  • Air Force Surgeon General promotes Airman at Maxwell

    The recently appointed Air Force Surgeon General spent her first Friday on the job visiting Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama and presiding over the promotion of an officer she once served with and mentored. Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg promoted her former executive officer, Maj. Elisha Parkhill, now the 42nd Medical Operations Squadron Mental Health flight
  • Aviation pioneers encourage innovation, resiliency during annual Gathering of Eagles

    Air University’s Air Command and Staff College welcomed 10 distinguished visitors who have made significant contributions in aerospace history to visit the school May 29-31, for the 37th annual Gathering of Eagles event here. The event, now serving as a capstone for the ACSC curriculum, invited these prominent speakers to share their stories of courage, perseverance and innovation with the officers and civilians attending the school in an effort to inspire today’s military leaders to achieve greatness in support of their country.
  • Air Force Cyber Strategy Conference sparks innovative ideas for cyber warfare

    Air University’s Cyber College hosted the 2018 Air Force Cyber Strategy Conference, May 22-23, here. The event welcomed cyber experts from around the nation to discuss the importance of innovating cyber strategy within the Air Force.
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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.