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Air University & Maxwell AFB News

  • Learning to Fly... Again

    As the last remaining C-130 “Hercules” aircraft depart the 908th Airlift Wing for new homes, the remaining members prepare for a likely re-missioning to the Air Force’s first MH-139 “Grey Wolf” helicopter Formal Training Unit. Several of the wing’s C-130 pilots chose to learn how to fly the

  • What to do with old ABU’s? 908th Airlift Wing Airman has the answer

    No longer authorized for official wear, many Airmen don’t know what to do with their old ABU’s. Some have discarded them or relegated them to work clothes. Others have stuffed them into storage. Senior Airman Michael A. Sanchez, a passenger services agent with the 908th Airlift Wing’s 25th Aerial

  • 908th FSS Serves up Success During Exercise

    The 908th Force Support Squadron conducted an exercise during the unit’s July super Unit Training Assembly at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, that simulated them playing their part as if the wing were to deploy to deliver humanitarian aid to a fictional local populace.The purpose of this exercise

  • 908th Airlift Wing remembers 9/11 with flyover

    Remembering the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, provides little cause to celebrate for the vast majority of United States citizens, including members of the Armed Forces. Many face the day with somber reverence to the memory of all the victims and the heroes that sacrificed themselves that day

  • 25th APS hones air drop capabilities during Auburn Tide

    The 25th Aerial Port Squadron took part in a series of tactical air drops here over the course of a tactical flying week in late March.These drops were part of the larger exercise named Auburn Tide, a wing-wide demonstration of pre-deployment readiness aimed at sharpening the skills of 908th Airmen

  • Football game flyover symbolizes partnership, promise

    The rains ceased and the clouds abated just enough, and just in time, for a 908th Airlift Wing C-130 “Hercules” cargo aircraft to appear above the crowd at Alabama State University football stadium Saturday, April 10.

  • Ostrat Assumes Command of the 908th

    The Commander of 22nd Air Force at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga., Maj. Gen. John Stokes, transferred command of the 908th Airlift Wing to Col. Kenneth Ostrat during an Assumption of Command ceremony March 5, at Maxwell Air Force Base.