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Air University & Maxwell AFB News

  • Air Force soars during 2018 National High School Drill Team Championships

    The nation’s top Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets traveled to Daytona Beach, Florida, May 4-6, for the 2018 National High School Drill Team Championships.The high school students showcased their skills in both armed and unarmed categories in front of judges and military training

  • AFJROTC: Inspiring youth toward STEM careers, creating opportunity

    Part of Air University’s mission is “We produce the future ... ”  Efforts to do just that begin with Air Force Junior ROTC, which is our high school citizenship program with 120,000 cadets and a consistently diverse participation with typically 58 percent minority and 38 percent female enrollment.

  • AFJROTC cadets attend Gen. Franks’ leadership program

    Two Air Force JROTC cadets from Utah were selected to attend the Four Star Leadership with General Tommy Franks program held in Hobart, Oklahoma, July 9-15, 2016.Cadets Cole Cutner and Jack Wright from Dixie High School, St. George, Utah, were among only 67 U.S. and international students selected

  • AMC general visits AFJROTC summer leadership course

    . The director of operations for Air Mobility Command recently visited more than 240 Air Force JROTC cadets taking part in a summer cadet leadership course in West Virginia.Maj. Gen. Jerry Martinez was the guest speaker and reviewing official for the graduation parade for the “Mountaineer Cadet

  • Air Force JROTC unit wins 2016 Joint Service Academic Bowl Championship

    A team of four Air Force Junior ROTC cadets from California bested thousands of other competitors from across the globe to win top honors in the 2016 JROTC Joint Service Academic Bowl Championship, held in Washington, D.C., June 25-27.The cadets from the Scripps Ranch High School AFJROTC unit in San

  • Air Force JROTC partners up with AFA for StellarXplorer competition

    The Air Force Association is striving to increase participation in their third annual StellarXplorers competition this tear by teaming up with the Air Force Junior Reserves Officer Training Corps headquarters. The new partnership will introduce the event to almost four times as many students

  • South Carolina AFJROTC unit receives record number of AFROTC scholarships

    Air Force ROTC recently awarded scholarships to seven Air Force JROTC cadets at Clover High School, South Carolina, a new record for the school. “That’s nearly one-third of my senior class,” said retired Maj. Brian Batson during a recent interview with the local newspaper The Herald. “You could tell

  • South Carolina AFJROTC unit receives record number of AFROTC scholarships

    Air Force ROTC recently awarded scholarships to seven Air Force JROTC cadets at Clover High School, South Carolina, a new record for the school."That's nearly one-third of my senior class," said retired Maj. Brian Batson during a recent interview with the local newspaper The Herald. "You could tell