Air University & Maxwell AFB News

  • Richardson takes command of 42nd Air Base Wing

    Richardson received his commission in 1998 through the Reserve Officer Training Corps program at South Dakota State University. He serviced in a variety of assignments at major command, forward operating agency, secretariat, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, combatant command, and Joint Staff levels.

  • Cantwell takes command of Holm Center

    Brig. Gen. Houston Cantwell took command of the Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development from Brig. Gen. Leslie Maher during a change of command ceremony, July 28, 2022.

  • AETC command team visits Maxwell

    Robinson started the visit with a mission overview briefing and discussion of the 42nd’s priorities and opportunities.“When we’re making these decisions about the base infrastructure and resources, we need to focus on getting it right not just for next year, but for those who come after us,”

  • Tullos returns to Maxwell to command Air University

    A career security forces officer, Tullos received her commission in 1992 through Officer Training School at Maxwell. She served as the commander of Maxwell’s 42nd Air Base Wing from May 2014 to June 2016.

  • AFROTC grants accommodations for first Sikh cadet

    Cadet Gursharan Virk, a sophomore information assurance major at Detachment 255 at University of Iowa, is now allowed to wear Sikhism ceremonial accessories and abide by the religion’s grooming standards, which includes wearing a turban, necklace and bracelet, while having an uncut beard, in

  • Freeman takes command of Air War College

    Brigadier Gen. William Freeman took command of Air War College from Brig. Gen. Michael Rawls during a change of command ceremony on July 7, 2022, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.

  • Hecker departs Maxwell, Air University for Europe

    General James Hecker took command of U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa and NATO Allied Air Command on June 27, 2022, with Europe facing challenges brought on by Russia’s invasion of the Ukraine.