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  • Enrollment for free culture course nears end

    Registration ends Wednesday for the spring "Introduction to Culture" course, an online self-paced undergraduate course that helps enlisted Airmen improve their cross-cultural competence. The course explores subjects such as elements of culture, family, gender, religion, belief systems, sports and other cultural domains. It also helps Airmen
  • 2011 year in review

    JanuaryRegistration starts for advanced ID systemRegistration for the Defense Biometric Identification System began at Maxwell and Gunter, and everyone needing access to base was required to register by July."(With DBIDS) guards will scan the ID of the accessing individual to check for authorized access," said Staff Sgt. Joshua Allen, 42nd Security
  • AU's cultural education efforts on track, growing

    Air University's top leaders were briefed this fall on the progress and future of AU's Quality Enhancement Plan, or QEP, a five-year plan focused on increasing Airmen's cross-cultural competence.The QEP is a carefully designed course of action to address a university's educational needs, and it's a requirement for accreditation into the Commission
  • CCAF adds two professional certification programs

    At the start of the new year, the Community College of the Air Force strengthened its credentialing program by adding two professional certification programs -- the Professional Manager and CCAF Instructor certification programs."Both the PMC and the CIC provide Airmen with transcripted credentials beyond their CCAF associate degrees that measure
  • Maxwell team member named JAG Corps’ ‘Unsung Hero’

    One Friday, Col. Melinda Davis-Perritano asked her equipment and facility manager if the unit had any paint the same color as her door. He said he would try to find some. On Monday, when she returned, she found her door and trim freshly painted -- and already dry.That incident, said Colonel Davis-Perritano, who leads the Legal Information Services
  • CCAF represented at White House community colleges summit

    Lt. Col. Tim Albrecht, commandant of the Community College of the Air Force, served as the Department of Defense representative at a White House community college summit recently.A broad spectrum of people attended the summit, including administrators, educators, philanthropists and representatives from businesses and nonprofit organizations.
  • First-time CCAF grads to be tested Air Force-wide

    Education offices at 60 Air Force and Air National Guard bases around the world will test Community College of the Air Force graduates to determine how they compare to counterparts in civilian institutions.The testing begins today and runs through Nov. 15.First-time CCAF degree recipients who have not attained another post secondary degree will be
  • SNCO Academy seeks instructors

    The Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy is always looking for qualified Senior NCOs to teach its courses, but a recent increase in flight room size is providing additional motivation to put more instructors behind the podium, said Chief Master Sgt. Alexander Perry, commandant of the AFSNCOA."We are looking to have 37 instructors behind
  • Air Combat Command promotes CCAF degree

    Although having a Community College of the Air Force degree is important for all Airmen, Air Combat Command is encouraging its technical sergeants to achieve this educational goal. Currently, the command is seven points below the Air Force average of 42 percent, but the goal is to have 50 percent of its technical sergeants degreed before being
  • CCAF recognizes 350,000th degree recipient

    The Community College of the Air Force recognized the 350,000th CCAF degree recipient during the 2010 Senior Enlisted Leader Summit at the Senior NCO Academy, Gunter Annex, May 5.The 350,000th degree emphasizes CCAF's mission, to offer and award job-related associate in applied science degrees and other academic credentials that enhance mission