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  • ACSC presents 480 diplomas

    In celebration of academic accomplishments, the Air Command and Staff College hosted its annual graduation ceremony Monday at Polifka Auditorium.The ACSC class of 2013 is comprised of 480 graduates, including 298 Airmen, 43 Soldiers, 29 Sailors, 12 Marines, 22 civilians and 76 international officers from 65 countries. There were 50 distinguished
  • African Airmen return to Air University for U.S. Air Forces Africa symposium

    Military officers from the air forces of 16 African countries returned to Air University for the African Airmen Alumni Symposium June 11-13.The symposium, held at Air War College and sponsored by U.S. Air Forces Africa, is geared toward strengthening key partnerships, enhancing regional cooperation and encouraging strategic thinking and airpower
  • ACSC student recognized for aiding accident victim

    Being a hero does not require a special suit or cape, but is someone who is admired for courage, noble qualities and putting other people's well-being first.Major Victor Norris Jr., Air Command and Staff College student, distinguished himself as a hero Dec. 16, 2012. He was awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal April 10 for helping with the safe
  • Air Command and Staff College elective offers insight into unique American, U.S. military behavior

    The classroom is filled with uniformed military personnel, like most classes here at the Air University. These students aren't wearing uniforms with U.S. flags on the sleeves, however. Their dress, and the varied accents heard in the classroom, reflects a cross-section of countries from around the world. The 10 international students in class are
  • ACSC students bike, run 465 miles in 48 hours

    A team of students, faculty and staff from Air Command and Staff College hit the ground running and riding last week to raise money for the children of fallen special operations forces. During the evening of March 7, a team of 63 left Maxwell on a 465-mile, 48-hour run and bike relay to the finish line at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., home of U.S.
  • International Officer Spotlight

    Name: Satoshi SaitoRank/Country of service: Major /JapanBranch of service: Japan Air Self- Defense ForceOfficial duty title: F-2 fighter pilotI currently am an exchange student attending Air Command and Staff College, Air Education and Training Command, Maxwell AFB, Ala.Give a brief description of your military career. I graduated from Officer
  • ACSC team tops in mud run

    A little mud wasn't about to slow down the students of the Air Command and Staff College coming off a win at Montgomery's dragon boat race in August. As they braved the elements and fought their way through ravines, creeks and woods, the ACSC Division 4 Flight 37 team proved victorious in Prattville's inaugural Tukabatchee Area Council Mud Run
  • AFRI hosts cyber conference, next step in new school

    Cyber Power: The Quest Toward a Common Ground is the theme of the second annual Air Force Research Institute conference Oct. 9-11 in the Officer Training School and will act as another step toward the completion of the new Cyber Air Corps Tactical School, or C-ACTS.Focusing on cyberspace issues, C-ACTS will use elements already at the Air
  • ACSC launches new DL program

    The Air Command and Staff College is launching a new version of the non-master's "correspondence" program during the last week of September. This comprehensive distance learning transformation is designed to enhance critical thinking skills and improve the educational value of professional military education for mid-grade officers and civilians.
  • ACSC, AWC teams compete in dragon boat race, raise money for charity

    Air Command and Staff College's Earth, Wind and Water I team placed first in the Montgomery Dragon Boat Festival Saturday, beating more than 70 local teams, including a second ACSC team and one from the Air War College. "It's a great start to a long year of developing teamwork and relationships," said ACSC assistant captain Maj. Deirdre Gurry. For