Air University & Maxwell AFB News

  • Chief orientation prepares selects for the next level

    The Thomas N. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education welcomed 483 chief master sergeant-selects from across the globe to Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, Feb. 20 – 23, for the 2024 Chief Master Sergeant Orientation.

  • BCEE concludes Foundations IOC, focuses on FOC

    The Barnes Center for Enlisted Education will begin the full operational capability phase of Foundations in March, after concluding its initial operational capability phase, Jan. 30, 2024.

  • Chief reflects on first Foundations IOC

    On Nov. 16, 2023, we celebrated a momentous achievement, as 31 newly graduated Airmen, guided by six exceptional instructors, took the stage. Their accomplishments marked the successful completion of 32 hours of instruction for the inaugural initial operational capability of the Junior Enlisted

  • Military training team travels to UAE for PME

    A team of Barnes Center for Enlisted Education instructors traveled to the Middle East recently to deliver noncommissioned officer leadership curriculum to members of the United Arab Emirates Air Force.

  • Barnes Center welcomes force development director

    The director of force development for the Air Force told enlisted education leaders to request assistance if needed during a visit to the Thomas N. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education, Sept. 7-8.

  • New commander takes enlisted education reins

    Col. Damian Schlussel took command of the Thomas N. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education during a change of command ceremony at the Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy on Maxwell Air Force Base – Gunter Annex, June 28, 2023.

  • CCAF is open for business

    Air University and the Community College of the Air Force have regained the ability to review degree progress and graduate students, launching the new AU Student Information System, June 20, 2023.