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Air University & Maxwell AFB News

  • N.M. AFJROTC cadets soar to space

    "How cool! You can see the curvature of the earth!" is a comment repeated by students ranging from 4th grade to high school seniors in the Albuquerque Public School District while viewing images and examining their real-world science results.This is the reaction APS and the Air Force Junior Reserve

  • Air Force JROTC cadets fly multicopter at Maxwell

    Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from Niceville High School, Florida, held a multicopter demonstration, June 10, 2015, at Maxwell's Freedom Park.To showcase one of the Junior ROTC's co-curricular activities, about 17 cadets were here to demonstrate the capabilities of their

  • OTS eliminates component distinctions

    The Air Force Officer Training School here has removed all service component distinctions from its line officer commissioning courses.Regular Air Force and Reserve cadets no longer receive their commissions through Basic Officer Training or Air National Guard cadets through the Academy of Military

  • Maxwell-Gunter Airmen judge Montgomery JROTC drill meet

    Nineteen Junior ROTC units competed in the Larry Jones Invitational Drill Meet hosted by Robert E. Lee High School, Montgomery, Alabama, Jan. 31.The Junior ROTC units traveled from as far as Mississippi, Georgia, and Florida and throughout Alabama to have a chance to compete for the Commander's

  • Holm Center changes command

    Brig. Gen. Paul H. Guemmer assumed command of the Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development from Brig. Gen. Robert D. Thomas Nov. 7 during a change of command ceremony here.As part of the change of command, Thomas served as the reviewing official for Commissioned Officer

  • JROTC earns statewide education credential

    In March, more than 150 Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps JROTC cadets and their instructors from across Alabama gathered at Maxwell for the first time and to learn and discuss how JROTC participation is now being recognized by the Alabama Department of Education as a college and career

  • Holm Center leader credits CAP, JROTC for AF career

    There comes a time in everyone's life when they must choose a route that will prove most beneficial to their pursuit of happiness. Trade school, four-year college or immediate entry into the work force are common avenues. However, others sometimes look toward the sky for inspiration, outlining their

  • Diamonds in the rough - Wilcox Central High School JROTC program shines

    The Wilcox Central High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps detachment AL-936 from Camden, Alabama excels despite being located in one of the poorest cities in the nation. According to the United States Census Bureau, Wilcox County is the sixth-poorest county nationwide and the