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  • OTS prepares for the arrival of “Godzilla” class

    This past March, Air University’s Officer Training School celebrated the graduation of its largest class in school history: 340 officer trainees. Just a few months later, though, the radar is reading a class more than twice that size.What is being dubbed the “Godzilla” class, OTS Class 19-07 will push the school to its maximum capacity by tipping
  • Air University phases out Blackboard with new learning management system

    The Air University Communications Directorate has been hard at work over the past 21 months implementing the Canvas learning management system into all Air University schools to improve student and teacher workflows and the gradual phasing out of its old LMS, Blackboard.
  • Aviation legends visit AU for 38th annual Gathering of Eagles

    The annual ACSC capstone event invites aviation legends to AU to engage in community outreach opportunities and make military heritage come alive for ACSC students and faculty.
  • SecAF, CSAF visit AU for 66th annual National Security Forum

    The NSF is designed to inform community influencers on Air University and the Air Force’s current and future objectives as well as plans for enhancing national security, and is hosted by Air War College on behalf of the Secretary of the Air Force.
  • A New Home for One of the Brave

    In the early 2000s, escalating tensions in Iraq caused severe damage to the region. Many Iraqi citizens fled the country’s borders, fearing for their lives under Saddam Hussein’s rule. It’s doubtful too many had hopes of one day becoming an American, and even fewer, an American Airman.
  • Air University Fellows Program offers two-year developmental opportunity for officers as students, faculty

    As the U.S. Air Force’s pinnacle institution, Air University leverages select Airmen for a two-year developmental opportunity on campus as part of the AU Fellows program.
  • Flagships of education

    For current or future Air Force commissioned officers, two names represent the pinnacle of education within the force. While these flagship institutions have, up to now, worked mostly independent of one another, Air University and the U.S. Air Force Academy have come together to formally synchronize their efforts for producing future leaders for the service.
  • Barnes Center rolls out new ALS curriculum

    When pencils go down and scores go up, senior airmen across the Air Force check to see their line number. Out of thousands, a name they recognize as their own shows up and, when the dust they kicked up from clicking their heels finally settles, a unit first sergeant, commander or supervisor lets them know when they’ll be headed to Airman Leadership School.
  • Air University Press releases The Military Commander and the Law, 15th edition

    Today’s Air Force commanders face a wide range of issues, many of which involve complex statutes, laws, regulations and rules. Commanders must deal with challenging legal matters ranging from military justice to environmental law to operations law.
  • AU students produce research on innovative leadership

    Two Air University students attending separate courses presented new research on how change is influenced and promoted within the Air Force.
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6/3/2020
The Defense Department is adding seven installations to the five that already are experimenting with 5G technology as a way of enhancing warfighter capability.
6/3/2020
Governors in 28 states have called on the National Guard to support first responders in the wake of civil unrest and protests across the nation following the death of George Floyd.
6/3/2020
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper said he doesn't support invoking the Insurrection Act, which would allow active-duty service members to act as law enforcement in quelling unrest in American cities.
6/3/2020
The global race to field a lifesaving COVID-19 vaccine may be nearing its last lap, as the Army aims for a vaccine by the end of this year.
6/2/2020
U.S. Space Command, Space Force and 45th Space Wing leaders discussed planetary defense, partnering with NASA and the recent astronaut launch during a SpaceNews webinar.
6/2/2020
Air Force Secretary Barbara M. Barrett observed how airmen were performing their national security missions during the COVID-19 pandemic in a recent visit to Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico.