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  • 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.
  • Air University kicks off President’s Distinguished Speaker Series

    The goal of the Distinguished Speaker Series is to invite non-military experts in three different categories: leadership, industry/innovation, and thought leaders, to speak at an Air University-wide forum.
  • Air University Press releases new publication: Journal of European, Middle Eastern and African Affairs

    Air University Press announces the release of its inaugural edition of the Air Force Journal of European, Middle Eastern, and African Affairs, which continues the tradition of its predecessors. JEMEAA is published quarterly to be the premier multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal cutting across both the social sciences and airpower operational art and strategy.
  • Air University Press releases spring 2019 Air and Space Power Journal

    The Spring 2019 Air and Space Power Journal, published by Air University Press, is available at https://www.airuniversity.af.edu/ASPJ/.
  • Breaking the AFIT paradigm with the School of Strategic Force Studies

    The School of Strategic Force Studies was established at the Air Force Institute of Technology in 2016 through a realignment of two existing Air University units: The Air Force Nuclear College, located at Kirtland AFB, NM and The National Security Space Institute, located at Peterson AFB, CO. Today, the school has grown to include a Distance Learning Department and the School of Cyberspace Professional Continuing Education at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.
  • Registration open for Air University’s 4th LREC Symposium

    Registration is now open for Air University’s 4th annual Language, Regional Expertise and Culture Symposium. The Air Force Culture and Language Center at Air University hosts this symposium each year providing a platform for academic exchange on topics specific to language, region and culture education in the military. The symposium is March 27-29 and the theme is “Inter{cultural}operability.”
  • 42nd OSS teams up with local school to enrich students’ education

    Airmen from the 42nd Operational Support Squadron partnered with a local elementary school to provide the students an inside look at STEM careers within the Air Force, Feb. 5, 2019.Approximately 50 Thelma S. Morris Elementary School students, from grades three through five, visited the base with their teachers in order to learn more about what
  • AFCLC adds three South American countries to field guide inventory

    Culture-packed, pocket-sized and free to the public, Air University’s Air Force Culture and Language Center adds El Salvador, Belize and Guatemala to its inventory of Expeditionary Culture Field Guides.
  • Operation Argument (‘Big Week’): The beginning of the end of the German Luftwaffe

    During the week of Feb. 20-25, 1944, what became known as “Big Week” in Air Force history, Eighth Air Force and the Royal Air Force from England and Fifteenth Air Force from southern Italy conducted strategic bombing raids against German aircraft factories and other industrial targets. These raids, Operation Argument, marked the restart of the strategic bombing of Germany, halted in October 1943, and the beginning of the end of the German air force (Luftwaffe).
  • IOS hosts annual Alabama Goodwill Ambassador Appreciation Night

    Air University’s International Officer School hosted its annual Alabama Goodwill Ambassador Appreciation Night Jan. 24, 2019, at the Maxwell Club.
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Department of Defense

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.
6/26/2020
Artificial Intelligence enabled analysts to better understand captured documents from the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound, a Defense Intelligence Agency official said.
6/26/2020
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper visited officers and enlisted airmen at Royal Air Force Mildenhall in England to get updates on missions and discuss the base’s role in the European and African theaters.