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  • Maxwell Centennial Bash June 2nd

    The city of Montgomery and Montgomery County Commission celebrate 100 years of partnership with Maxwell Air Force Base with a Maxwell Centennial Bash block party at Riverfront Park, June 2, 2-5 p.m. This is a free event and open to the public. The Bash will feature live music by Colonial Revival, food and arts and crafts vendors, plenty of children's activities, Maxwell Honor Guard performance, car show, water rescue demonstration by Montgomery fire department and much more. The first attempt at the Bash in April was rained out, but city and base leaders felt this milestone was too significant not to commemorate.
  • EPMEIC: Teaching those who educate

    A staff sergeant is giving an important lesson to a group of military members on sexual assault awareness and prevention, but it is clear that her “students” are going out of their way to distract her and show their complete disinterest. In this course the distractions are a part of the lesson and the instructor is really just a student herself.
  • From Africa to America: Perseverance paves the way for a future officer

    There are many ways to distinguish yourself from a group of people. Maybe you’re the smartest, most athletic or funniest person in a group. Maybe you have a different background or speak a different language. If you’re Gabirele McStanislav-Cudjoe, a cadet in Air Force Officer Training School, you’re from a different country, your first spoken language isn’t English and you came from a different branch of the U.S. military. Of all the differences between McStanislav-Cudjoe and his fellow cadets, however, the one thing that truly makes him stand out is his heart.
  • AU commander discusses innovation, future development with AUM, community leaders

    Lt. Gen. Anthony J. Cotton, Air University commander and president, spoke with community leaders as part of Auburn University at Montgomery’s Business Breakfast series, Friday, May 11 on AUM’s campus in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • 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 instructors from all branches of the military during the three day event.
  • AU honors international alumni

    Air University’s International Honor Roll program recognized 12 international officer graduates who have attained a prominent position in their home country, April 20, 2018, at the Maxwell Club here.
  • Alpha Warrior Rig arrives at Maxwell providing base with a new way to workout

    The 42nd Force Support Squadron hosted an event to unveil Maxwell’s new Alpha Warrior Battle Rig, April 24, 2018, in the Maxwell Wellness and Fitness Center annex here. Members of the base community were invited to watch a demonstration of the obstacle course from three Alpha Warrior professional athletes and were then given the opportunity to give it a shot themselves.
  • ACSC’s MDOS: An inside look into one of the DOD’s most innovative courses

    Air University’s Air Command and Staff College was recently announced as one of five winners of the 2017 Innovation Challenge during the Air Education and Training Command’s Senior Leader Conference March 21, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. ACSC’s Multi-Domain Operational Strategist Concentration (MDOS) was the group recognized for its innovation after winning the Chief of Staff of the Air Force Priority #2 category: Expand the joint & multi-domain warfighting abilities of assigned Airmen.
  • Maxwell celebrates 100 years of history

    Since it’s conception in 1918, Maxwell Air Force Base has played a pivotal role in airpower, providing the Air Force with innovation, education and leadership training. One hundred years have passed and the Maxwell community has grown to be a more integral part of the River Region. Members from around the base and local community gathered together in order to celebrate the occasion April 6-7.
  • Cyber College dominates cyber competition

    Air University’s Cyber College is quickly making its mark as a dominant force in the cyber realm. A joint, international team from the college walked away with a first-place victory in the Atlantic Council Cyber 9/12 Challenge last month. Since first competing in the annual competition in 2016, Cyber College has landed in a top spot each time:
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Department of Defense

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.