Air University / Maxwell AFB News

  • AU students discuss innovation, technology during first research symposium

    Augmented reality for special operations units, adaptive flight training, machine learning and cognitive computing were just a few of the topics discussed during the first Air Command and Staff College research symposium held here yesterday and today.Twenty-seven ACSC students presented their findings from independent research projects they have
  • LREC symposium: Addressing the critical role of cross-cultural competence in the Air Force

    The programs are heading to the printers, the speakers have been finalized and preparations are well underway for Air University’s Language, Regional Expertise, and Culture Symposium in Montgomery, Alabama. For the third year in a row, hundreds of people, including Air Force leaders, will visit Maxwell Air Force Base March 28-29 for the annual
  • Maxwell prepares for Cultural Awareness Day

    The 42nd Air Base Wing is scheduled to host its annual Cultural Awareness Day event, located at the Maxwell Honor Guard Hangar, Building 842, March 23 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cultural Awareness Day is hosted to recognize all of the yearly observances in one day. Observances included at the event are:·       Holocaust Remembrance Day: Days of
  • CORONA returns to Maxwell

    The Air Force’s top leaders convened here for the annual CORONA South conference, Feb. 25 through Feb. 28, to discuss present and future issues regarding the Air Force.“This year’s CORONA was extremely successful and historic as it coincides with Maxwell’s Centennial anniversary.” said Col. Melissa Stone, 42d Air Base Wing vice commander. “We are
  • AFIT hosts local students during Engineers Week

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Students from nine local middle and high schools filled the hallways at the Air Force Institute of Technology here Feb. 21-22 as they explored various career paths and opportunities the Air Force has to offer in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics fields.Engineers Week, part of a nationwide
  • Tuskegee Airmen visit Maxwell

    Air University’s Air Command and Staff College hosted four Tuskegee Airmen today.The Tuskegee Airmen were the first group of African American pilots in the Air Force, and one of the most successful.https://www.dvidshub.net/video/586580/tuskegee-airmen-visitTuskegee Airmen Eugene Richardson, James Harvey, George Hardy and Theodore Lumpkin, all of
  • Maxwell hosts Space Symposium

    Speakers from NASA, Space X, United Launch Alliance and Air University lined up to discuss the future of space at the Space Symposium here, Feb. 16. The topic of discussion for the symposium was based around the famous quote, “One small step for man and one giant leap for mankind,” with a focus on a non-stop progression of space exploration.
  • AU, OTS honors former Air Force Surgeon General as a Distinguished Alumni

    The Air University’s and Officer Training School inducted one of their own into the OTS Distinguished Alumni, today. Air University and Officer Training School only induct honorees once a year. Retired Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Bruce Green was honored as the 2017 AU OTS Distinguished Alumni for his notable accomplishments during his time in service. Green
  • Barnes Center gains new commander

    Col. James Dryjanski took command of the Thomas N. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education, here yesterday.Maj. Gen. Michael Rothstein, Curtis E. LeMay Center commander and acting Air University commander, officiated the ceremony and welcomed the new commander.Dryjanski said he is excited to take command of the Barnes Center because of the talent that
  • NAF Sale


Department of Defense

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.
The Missile Defense Agency is looking to adapt current technologies against the hypersonic threat while looking toward new capabilities.
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.
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.
Artificial Intelligence enabled analysts to better understand captured documents from the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound, a Defense Intelligence Agency official said.
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.