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  • Air University hosts LEDx, unique leadership experience event

    Air Command and Staff College at Air University hosts a unique type of leadership event March 5-6, 2020, that perhaps many may have attended similar events at a venue outside the fence, but may have never experienced at a military educational institution.The Leadership Education Development eXperience 3.0, or LEDx 3.0, brings together a diverse and
  • Air University SOS students breaking down barriers for female Airmen

    Special Agent Alexandra Garced doesn’t have a need to wear it yet, but she knows of other female Airmen who avoid wearing the maternity service dress uniform at all costs.The reasons for the avoidance, said the Air Force Office of Special Investigations agent, is that they say the uniform is “uncomfortable, not fashionable, don’t feel comfortable
  • LDC revitalizes squadrons through the human domain

    “I failed at…,” the instructor said to 68 students at Air University’s Leader Development Course for Squadron Command.For two weeks in December, I engaged with my officer counterparts, graduated squadron commanders and senior mentors in the course on the art of command. The instructor was one of the former commanders, and the course was unlike any
  • Air University academic accreditation reaffirmed

    The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges reaffirmed the regional accreditation for Air University during a recent board meeting Dec. 8, 2019.
  • Airmen trade blue stripes for gold bars, silver wings

    Few things tell an Airman it’s time for a fresh uniform quite like swapping enlisted stripes for second lieutenant’s rank. For a pair of former airmen first class, now second lieutenants, their gold bars come with silver pilots’ wings.
  • AF Spouse of the Year shares story, discusses resiliency with AU personnel

    Kristen Christy, the 2018 Air Force Spouse of the Year, shared her story of tragedy, mourning and resiliency with Air University personnel Dec. 9, 2019, on Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.
  • “Father of the Air Force’s” grandson visits Air University

    The name Gen. Henry “Hap” Arnold has become synonymous with the birth of airpower, so much so that he is often referred to as the “father of the Air Force.” Gen. Arnold’s grandson, Robert Arnold, visited Air University in search of finding a final home for his grandfather’s memorabilia, Nov. 13, 2019, at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. Memorabilia
  • SOS expands senior mentor program, advances squadron revitalization efforts

    Squadron Officer School is tapping into the rich and deep pool of experience around the Air University campus to enhance the leadership education and personal growth of the next generation of leaders.What was up until recently an academic requirement giving senior leaders less than two hours to share with students their perspectives on decades of
  • Air University continues dialogue about suicide prevention with new summit

    The Air Force is currently battling an enemy right here on the home front; an enemy that has claimed 78 of our Airmen during this year alone.The Air Force is experiencing an all-time high in suicide rates and Air University is doing their part to ensure this topic does not go unnoticed with their Suicide Awareness Summit, Oct. 29 – 31, 2019,
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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.