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  • Maxwell rookie special agent a highway hero

    It didn’t take long for first year Office of Special Investigations Special Agent Jonathan Parker to make a positive impact in his local community. As he drove home June 9, from OSI Detachment 405, at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., he approached a chemical tanker truck overturned on its side, on Interstate-65 North, near Montgomery, Ala., potentially causing an explosive chemical leak.
  • Air University Collaborates with Montgomery Partners to Assist Front Line Personnel

    Barbara Van De Water, a medical student in her third year, showed up for her volunteer shift at Montgomery’s Jackson Hospital in late-March, she was told by her supervisor, “We appreciate you coming in this morning, but we’ve run out of [Personal Protective Equipment] and we can’t have you working here today.” Relating her story to her spouse, Maj.
  • MGMWERX, AU hold facility design challenge for AU schools

    Air University and MGMWERX collaborated together to create the MGMWERX design challenge for AU educational classrooms and spaces.The challenge invited interior designers, design students, architects and engineers to design innovative educational spaces that would enhance the learning experience for both instructors and students."MGMWERX was created
  • CAP’s cell phone forensics team reaches 1,000th ‘find’ milestone

    Civil Air Patrol’s award-winning National Cell Phone Forensics Team achieved another major milestone with recording its 1,000th find of a lost or missing person on the way to its 656th life saved since the innovative technology was developed.Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, conducts approximately 90 percent of all
  • Knowledge Constellation Code Jam

    This past week, the symbolic center was in full-gear during the kickoff of the Knowledge Constellation Code Jam, bringing in people from all around the circle, and beyond, to assist in developing a platform that will allow a higher-level of interactivity with library resources.
  • Cradle of Airpower: 100 Years of Maxwell

    Maxwell was established over a 100 years ago and has since played an integral role in the Air Force mission and in the Montgomery community. As part of the celebration, Air University historians have compiled a century worth of archives into Cradle of Airpower: An Illustrated History at Maxwell Air Force Base 1918-2018.Air University historians Dr.
  • MGMWERX hosts Library Ideation Workshop

    MGMWERX opened their doors again to foster the creation of ideas, but this time focusing solely on libraries, by hosting the Library Ideation Workshop, March 1, 2019, in Montgomery, Alabama.The workshop brought together librarians from universities and colleges from Alabama and Mississippi, to discuss how they can better create a more dynamic
  • Graduate School selects first permanent senior military faculty member

    Lt. Col.  James Rutledge, Ph.D., P.E. is AFIT’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management’s first permanent senior military faculty member.  In this role, he can remain in the position as an active duty lieutenant colonel until he separates, retires, or makes full colonel.  “This is the best job in the Air Force.  I love what I do here,” said
  • MGMWERX celebrates grand opening of new innovative, creative space

    MGMWERX opened their doors to partners from Air University and Montgomery for the grand opening of their new innovation hub Jan. 29, 2019, in downtown Montgomery. MGMWERX is a collaboration between the City of Montgomery, the Montgomery Chamber of Commerce, Montgomery County and Air University to foster innovative thinking and problem solving for
  • AFIT earns new research classification ranking

    The Air University’s Air Force Institute of Technology entered the category of High Research Activity for a doctoral university from the 2018 update of the Carnegie Classification.  AFIT is the only DoD academic institution to hold this specific categorization. The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education was developed in the
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7/2/2020
Some 120,000 members of the National Guard have responded this year to natural disasters, have participated in global military operations, responded to civil disturbances and responded to COVID-19, the chief of the National Guard Bureau said.
7/2/2020
The assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for military personnel policy and the Washington Headquarters Services director gave a Pentagon briefing on COVID-19 response efforts.
6/30/2020
Speeding ahead with the development of hypersonic weapons will require the Defense Department to be far less risk-averse than it is now, DOD's director of defense research and engineering for modernization said.
6/30/2020
The Missile Defense Agency is looking to adapt current technologies against the hypersonic threat while looking toward new capabilities.
6/26/2020
NATO welcomes nuclear arms talks between the United States and Russia, but would like China to join the negotiations, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.
6/26/2020
China is actively working in Europe and Africa to subvert the infrastructure that has maintained peace since the end of World War II, the commander of U.S. Naval Forces in Europe and Africa and NATO's Allied Joint Force Command said.