Air University & Maxwell AFB News

  • New honorary commanders inducted at 42nd Air Base Wing

    The 42nd ABW Honorary Commander’s Program connects leaders within the community to wing commanders to provide an opportunity to learn more about the base’s mission and strengthen relationships between the base and local communities.

  • DOD’s largest annual IT, cyberpower event resumes in-person attendance

    Over the last two years, the Department of the Air Force IT and Cyberpower Education and Training Event was held virtually, owing to the pandemic. This year, event organizers are eager to see attendees sitting in seats, and the event returns from its virtual home to its physical home in Montgomery,

  • Crucial Conversations

    The Maxwell Command Team and key civic leaders in Montgomery, Alabama, participated in a virtual Crucial  Conversations April. 11, 2022 with the discussion highlighting the strong military-community partnership and the shared growth to better serve Airmen and Guardians stationed at Maxwell.

  • Maxwell memorializes Rosa Parks, SecAF pays tribute to civil rights leader

    Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett, Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed, Col. Eries Mentzer, 42nd Air Base Wing commander, Bryan Stevenson, Equal Justice Initiative founder and director and several other dignitaries were on hand for the unveiling of the Rosa Parks sculpture, created by Ian Mangum,

  • Veterans Day ceremony 2020

    Mayor of Montgomery Steven Reed visits with Lt. Gen. James Hecker, Air University commander and president Nov. 11, 2020, on Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The mayor was in attendance of Maxwell's Veteran's Day ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Charles Welty)

  • OTS commissions first Space Force officers

    Air University’s Officer Training School commissioned its first two U.S. Space Force officers Oct. 16, 2020, on Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.The OTS mission has historically been to properly educate and train Air Force officers to be prepared for the field, that mission has now been expanded to

  • ACSC Schriever Space Scholars expands to meet demand for space studies

    Military members from all branches of service, including the new U.S. Space Force, and international officers from five countries are coming to Air University in Montgomery, Alabama, to study space. Their studies are with the Schriever Space Scholars at Air University’s Air Command and Staff