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  • CCAF, Air Force launch pad for astrophysicist's NASA career

    As a young teen gazing silently at the stars from a vantage point on Canada's Georgian Bay, 250 miles from his home in St. Clair, Mich., Richard Barry wondered a great deal about space and the possibilities of life on other planets. Having spent his formative years on a small farm, he never dreamed his future would include a search for planets
  • 2010 AETC Symposium reaches new heights with record attendance

    More than 3,700 people attended the 2010 Air Education and Training Command Symposium held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in downtown San Antonio last week, the largest showing to date. The symposium featured nearly 100 academic seminars on a variety of Air Force topics, a technology exposition hosted by the Alamo chapter of the Air
  • CCAF maintains 2.6 million student records

    The Student Services section of the Barnes Center's Community College of the Air Force performs a daunting task on a daily basis. The four-person team is the organization's front line in answering questions and processing transcript requests from current and former enlisted people seeking to further their education. More than 2.6 million records
  • ‘3C’ takes off with AFCLC distance learning course

    Air University took the first step toward the Air Force leadership's vision of more cross-culturally competent force on April 6, when 52 enlisted Airmen began "Introduction to Culture," or ITC, the first-ever distance learning course on this topic. Offered by the Air Force Culture and Language Center, or AFCLC, ITC is the first element of Air
  • CCAF a powerful weapon system in recruiting arsenal

    How do Barnes Center organizations contribute to Air Education and Training Command's ability to accomplish its educational mission? One of the center's organizations attracts young men and women before they step into a flight room or enter basic training. Staff Sgt. Charly Moreau, from the 349th Recruiting Squadron, can attest to the impact of the
  • Barnes Center works to achieve commander’s vision for enlisted education

    Nearly one year ago, Air University embarked upon what will likely be considered a significant milestone for Air Force enlisted professional military education - the creation of the Thomas E. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education. The sweeping venture brought the Air Force First Sergeants Academy, the Air Force Senior NCO Academy, the Community
  • Technical Sergeant 09E6 selections released

    Congratulations to the newest 09E6 technical sergeant selects from Maxwell Air Force Base and Gunter Annex. Air UniversityRachelle Anderson                      Nicole HumphreyTrametrice JonesDaniel SalkowskiChad SontagJohnathan Steed42nd Air Base WingScottie Boyd              42nd Security Forces Squadron Mark Delcambre      42nd SFS James
  • Turkish officers get lessons in enlisted training at Barnes

    Four members of the Turkish air force visited Gunter's Barnes Center for Enlisted Education complex Feb. 12 to gain ideas about how to improve their air force's enlisted education. The group headed by Col. Metin Ozdemir included Lt. Col. Cem Acar, Maj. Huesyin Uysal and Lt. Eyup Has, and according to their Pentagon escort, Maj. Eric Hauff, they
  • New culture course now available online to enlisted Airmen

    Through the efforts of the Air Force Culture and Language Center and Community College of the Air Force, enlisted members now have a distance learning course that will aid them in understanding world cultures. Introduction to Culture, which is the first course of its kind in the military and is currently accepting enrollment, will be delivered by
  • AETC chief: CCAF degrees top priority for enlisted Airmen

    "Education is essential to the force," Chief Master Sgt. Robert Tappana, command chief of Air Education and Training Command, said following his three-day visit here Nov. 20. The chief, who moved into his current post in August, came to familiarize himself with the base and the specific functions of Air University and the 42nd Air Base Wing. Air