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  • Knowledge Constellation Code Jam

    This past week, the symbolic center was in full-gear during the kickoff of the Knowledge Constellation Code Jam, bringing in people from all around the circle, and beyond, to assist in developing a platform that will allow a higher-level of interactivity with library resources.
  • Changes coming to a Medical Group near you

    The medical field is an ever-changing, ever-growing area. Whether this change is from methods of care, shiny and new equipment or even streamlining the administrative side, the goal is always the same: providing for the needs of the patients.
  • Troy University, AU host second round of discussions on education options

    Local military, community and educational leaders around the River Region gathered this week at Troy University’s Montgomery campus to continue discussing the future of education in the greater Montgomery area. Air University co-hosted the event with Troy University.
  • 42nd Medical Group Closure

    The 42nd Medical Group will be closed Thursday, April 18, 2019, for training and updates to their facility.
  • AU, Maxwell continues community efforts to improve school options

    Leaders from Air University and the 42nd Air Base Wing continue to partner with community leaders across the River Region to improve school choices for children of military-affiliated families. Recent efforts have also included some student-led projects, as well as working with Troy University to host workshops with local school district staff, faculty from local universities and outside experts.
  • DoDEA Americas Announces the 2019 Region Principal of the Year

    The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas region proudly announces that Paul Hernandez, the Maxwell Elementary-Middle School principal in Alabama, as the 2019 DoDEA Americas Principal of the Year. "Paul leads as a data-driven principal who motivates others to make a difference in the lives of students and staff,” said Dr. Judith Minor, DoDEA Americas Region Director of Student Excellence. “He is a dedicated educator who is deeply committed to advancing student learning, with himself being a lifelong learner in service to advance excellence in education every day for our military-connected students."
  • What is STARBASE Maxwell?

    If you’ve ever been on Maxwell Air Force Base, you may have seen the words “STARBASE Maxwell” written in big letters across from the main gym. What’s going on in there? Is it filled with scientists discussing the colonization of Mars? The space time continuum?... Aliens?
  • AFIT earns new research classification ranking

    The Air University’s Air Force Institute of Technology entered the category of High Research Activity for a doctoral university from the 2018 update of the Carnegie Classification.  AFIT is the only DoD academic institution to hold this specific categorization. The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education was developed in the
  • Air University wraps-up “mega” NCOA course for Tyndall students

    Air University’s Barnes Center for Enlisted Education graduated Noncommissioned Officer Academy “mega” class 19 Alpha One on Dec. 20, 2018, showcasing total force coordination and support in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael.
  • Maxwell defender receives Elizabeth N. Jacobson Award

    Staff Sgt. Kerry McGuire, 42nd Security Forces Squadron non - commission officer in charge of Physical and Electronic Security, won the Airman 1st Class Elizabeth N. Jacobson Award for Expeditionary Excellence on November 6th, 2018. The U.S. Air Force level award is given to Airmen for outstanding performance while deployed overseas. Jacobson was killed in action during the Iraq War in 2005. A member of the U.S. Air Force Security Forces, she was the first female U.S. Airman killed in the line of duty in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and the first Air Force security forces member killed in conflict since the Vietnam War.
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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.