Air University & Maxwell AFB News

  • 42nd MDG Airmen leave for deployment

    The 25 deployed Airmen, which included clinicians, nurses, pharmacy technicians, medical technicians, logisticians and administrative personnel, joined the 335th Air Expeditionary Group, comprised of nearly 150 Airmen from bases across the country. The 335th AEG will man a FEMA vaccination center in

  • Overcoming skepticism through education: 42nd MDG worker gets vaccine

    Strong was offered the COVID-19 vaccine since she is categorized under “Phase 1a” of the DoD population schema. This means she receives priority in vaccine distribution because she supports patient care at the 42nd MDG, and she is at a higher risk of exposure to individuals who have contracted

  • Maxwell AFB medical logistics flight oversees COVID-19 vaccine

    The Medical Logistics Flight is responsible for the receipt and storage of the vaccine, in addition to monitoring and reporting usage. They are also responsible for ordering the vaccine and purchasing consumable supplies, like masks and gloves, to support the point of dispensing, or POD.

  • Maxwell civilian defender reflects on career

    Morris Barnes, 42nd Security Forces Squadron flight sergeant, has nearly 40 years of experience in law enforcement. In his job, Barnes supervises both military and civilian defenders. He enlisted in the Air Force in 1983 as a security forces defender, the career he had always aspired to pursue.

  • Civilian defenders stand with active duty Airmen in protecting Maxwell AFB

    Civilian defenders are government civilian employees who are trained to respond to the same scenarios as their active duty military counterparts. They are involved in every aspect of base law enforcement including conducting patrols, guarding the flight line and entry control duty at the bases’

  • Contact tracing key to overcoming COVID-19

    Public health Airmen are responsible for medically processing all deployers, ensuring all food products served on base are safe to consume and safeguarding the health of beneficiaries and employees through preventive medicine, education, counseling and surveillance testing. One of the challenges

  • HQ AFJROTC announces 2021 Flight Academy scholarship winners

    In the face of the COVID-19 threat more than 1,340 cadets from units around the world applied for one of 230 scholarships that are valued at approximately $22,500. The scholarship covers transportation, room and board, academics and flight hours required to potentially earn a private pilot license.

  • Barnes Center continues partnership with Senegalese air force

    Nearly two years of coordination, instruction and practice culminated in an event Dec. 8-10, 2020, where Senegalese student-instructors were evaluated on their teaching skills as they conducted lessons on historical figures from their country. This third collaboration among the partners was held