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  • Air Force ROTC commissions Navajo Nation member

    One of the Air Force’s newest members to its officer corps is continuing the Navajo Nation’s proud heritage of military service.  Arizona native and Navajo Nation member Jonathan Witherspoon commissioned as a second lieutenant from Air Force ROTC Detachment 027 at Northern Arizona University, March 30, 2018.“2nd Lt. Witherspoon is the first member
  • Maxwell Chaplains host National Prayer Breakfast

    The Maxwell chaplains invited the base community to share food and prayer during the annual National Prayer Breakfast hosted at the Maxwell Club April 18, 2018. The base event is an extension of the National Prayer Breakfast that has been held in Washington D.C., annually since 1953. During the breakfast, base chaplains shared scriptures and
  • Maxwell celebrates 100 years of history

    Since it’s conception in 1918, Maxwell Air Force Base has played a pivotal role in airpower, providing the Air Force with innovation, education and leadership training. One hundred years have passed and the Maxwell community has grown to be a more integral part of the River Region. Members from around the base and local community gathered together in order to celebrate the occasion April 6-7.
  • Cyber College dominates cyber competition

    Air University’s Cyber College is quickly making its mark as a dominant force in the cyber realm. A joint, international team from the college walked away with a first-place victory in the Atlantic Council Cyber 9/12 Challenge last month. Since first competing in the annual competition in 2016, Cyber College has landed in a top spot each time:
  • Air University wraps up third annual LREC symposium

    Air University’s third annual Language, Regional Expertise and Culture Symposium was held Wednesday and Thursday, here. The event welcomed experts from around the world to talk about the importance of culture and language’s role in airpower. The theme for this year’s symposium was “Cultural Agility,” based on the Air Force Future Operating Concept for 2035, which focuses on operational agility.
  • Highlighting the importance of diversity in today’s Air Force

    The Maxwell Equal Opportunity office welcomed members from the community to celebrate diversity Friday during the base’s fifth annual Cultural Awareness Day event in the Honor Guard Hangar here. Brig. Gen. Stacey T. Hawkins, Ogden Air Logistics Complex commander, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, was a guest speaker and shared his insight on why diversity is so important in today’s Air Force. He mentioned that his focus for the day was going to be about three themes: remembering, reflecting and renewing.
  • Air Force Reservist brings comic-con to military members

    Make-up, costumes and talent came together Saturday, to create a one of a kind masterpieces to showcase at the only place it seems acceptable: a comic convention. Staff Sgt. Christopher Tarantino, an Air Force reservist assigned to the 164th Airlift Wing within the Tennessee Air National Guard, hosts comic-cons to give military members and others
  • Best of the Best: MIT cadet selected as Air Force ROTC Cadet of the Year

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology ROTC Cadet Col. Nicholas James was honored recently as Air Force ROTC’s Cadet of the Year. The award was presented to James by Air Force Vice Chief of Staff, General Stephen Wilson during ceremonies at the Pentagon on Feb. 23.
  • Maxwell hosts memorial service, monument unveiling for 50th anniversary of Lima Site 85

    The Air Force Enlisted Heritage Research Institute hosted a memorial service and monument unveiling for the 50th Anniversary of Lima Site 85, March 12, 2018, on Maxwell-Gunter Annex, Alabama.
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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.