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  • Race series combines heritage, fitness

    Maxwell will kick off the second annual "Heritage of Air Power" race series with the Spaatz Five-Miler Nov. 4. The second race, a 15k run, will be held in April.The first race, a five-mile course, starts and ends in front of the Wright Flyer at Air University's Academic Circle. The course will include history on the race's namesake, said Lt. Col.
  • ACSC ceremony marks 9/11 anniversary

    Ten years later, Air Command and Staff College leaders and students remember where they were Sept. 11, 2001. They shared their stories during a remembrance ceremony Sept. 9 at 7:46 a.m., marking the time Flight 11 hit the north tower of the World Trade Center.For many, the first reaction to the attacks was disbelief.Brig. Gen. Stephen Denker, ACSC
  • Air University teams paddle for charity

    The race was a photo-finish Saturday at the Dragon Boat Festival in Montgomery, as Air Command and Staff College's Dominators rowed into second place, a fraction of a second behind the University of Alabama's Row Tide in the championship round."It was a very close race," said Maj. Birma Gonzalez, ACSC student and paddler. "Considering this was our
  • Orientation program helps international families adjust

    Helping families adjust to life in America is part of the International Officer Schools commitment to foreign students learning at Maxwell Air Force Base.The International Family Orientation Program helps spouses develop survival skills, ranging from using American money and credit cards to calling 911 and weather safety. The course meets daily
  • ACSC students set high standard

    The Air Command and Staff College held commencement ceremonies Monday, graduating more than 500 students. The students this year performed at an impressively high level, according to ACSC Commandant Brig. Gen. Stephen Denker."The class has done exceptionally well in both the classroom and as vibrant members of many local communities. They also have
  • 'Eagles' inspire new generation

    The Air Command and Staff College last week hosted its annual Gathering of Eagles, a program that honors pioneers in aviation and heroes of air, space and cyberspace.This year marks the 30th anniversary of the program, which honored 14 aviators. The event spanned an entire week and included in-depth interviews with each Eagle that recounted their
  • Sports affects global culture, author explains

    The Air Command and Staff College and the Air Force Culture and Language Center Professional Development Program recently co-hosted a program featuring Dr. Andy Markovits, author and professor of comparative politics and German studies at the University of Michigan.Dr. Markovits lectured about his new book, "Gaming the World: How Sports are
  • Department of Defense’s largest library expanding

    The Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center plays a multifaceted role on the base, as well as in the Air Force, the Department of Defense and the nation as a whole.The lobby has been used as a gathering place for Air University's dignitaries. The racks serve as a repository of information about war fighting, aeronautics, Air Force and DoD
  • Colonel Denker assumes command of ACSC

    The cold weather last weekend did not diminish the warm welcome Col. Stephen Denker and his wife, Corrine, received from the community.He was impressed by the show of support, despite the base closure Monday for an ice storm, he said during his Air Command and Staff College assumption of command ceremony Wednesday."I'm extremely honored to be
  • Gathering of Eagles lithographs available for presale

    The Gathering of Eagles Foundation is conducting presales of its 2011 lithograph until Jan. 3. This year celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Gathering of Eagles with the theme of "Honoring Freedom's Heroes." Each lithograph includes a hand-drawn color portrait of the Eagles alongside their platform or organization affiliation. All lithographs
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