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Maxwell Air Force Base News

ESC aids Eclectic tornado survivor

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June 10, 2011 in Alabama, Gunter Air Force Base, Maxwell Air Force Base by clevine

Forum provides base key venue for feedback

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June 10, 2011 in Alabama, Gunter Air Force Base, Maxwell Air Force Base by clevine

Education key to reaching for stars: Colonel Drew soared on final Discovery mission

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June 10, 2011 in Alabama, Gunter Air Force Base, Maxwell Air Force Base by clevine

Spaatz Center welcomes new commander

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June 3, 2011 in Alabama, Gunter Air Force Base, Maxwell Air Force Base by clevine

Get ready for hurricane season

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June 3, 2011 in Alabama, Gunter Air Force Base, Maxwell Air Force Base by clevine

Sports affects global culture, author explains

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June 3, 2011 in Alabama, Gunter Air Force Base, Maxwell Air Force Base by clevine

Course tests JAGs’ mettle

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June 3, 2011 in Alabama, Gunter Air Force Base, Maxwell Air Force Base by clevine

The Enlisted Heritage Research Institute: Honoring enlisted contributions to air power

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June 3, 2011 in Alabama, Gunter Air Force Base, Maxwell Air Force Base by clevine

Emergency agencies wind down base work

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May 27, 2011 in Alabama, Gunter Air Force Base, Maxwell Air Force Base by clevine

One month after deadly tornadoes ravaged northern Alabama, the Alabama Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency began demobilization from the incident support base set up at Maxwell Air Force Base.

A small crew from FEMA is still on site until various trucking companies pick up empty supply trailers, according Teri Baker, the base liaison to civil authorities. Maxwell acted as a staging area for supplies after the president declared the counties affected by the tornadoes a federal disaster area. FEMA support is authorized until May 30.
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Base preparing for September inspection

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May 27, 2011 in Alabama, Gunter Air Force Base, Maxwell Air Force Base by clevine

September's compliance inspection, or CI, gives Maxwell Air Force Base an opportunity to demonstrate to the Air Education and Training Command inspector general how well the installation follows Air Force guidelines.

The evaluation will confirm the installation is doing "the right thing at the right time in the right way," said Col. Brian Killough, 42nd Air Base Wing commander. "(The inspection) ensures the units are following Air Force and (major command) instructions and guidance, supplied by their functional areas."
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Air War College graduates make impression

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May 27, 2011 in Alabama, Gunter Air Force Base, Maxwell Air Force Base by clevine

In addition to enhancing their leadership skills, graduates of the Spaatz Center's Air War College class of 2011 made a difference in the community before their graduation Thursday in Jones Auditorium.

"I was constantly amazed at how professional and 'let's get it done' everyone was," said class president Col. Thomas Harrell.

Students participated in service projects, spending more than 300 hours renovating a veteran's home. The class also organized a 22-person team for a dragon boat race, raising $3,000 for the nonprofit agency Rebuilding Together Alabama. The team finished in second place.
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Maxwell Airmen win Air Force-level awards

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May 27, 2011 in Alabama, Gunter Air Force Base, Maxwell Air Force Base by clevine

The Air Force-level John P. Jumper and Information Dominance Award winners were announced last month recognizing two local Airmen.

Capt. John Sykes was named the Information Assurance Outstanding Program Manager, and Staff Sgt. Terel Hayes was named the Computer Systems Programming Outstanding Non-commissioned Officer. Both recipients work in the Air Force Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems at Gunter.

The Information Assurance Outstanding Program Manager, awarded to Captain Sykes, recognizes a sustained superior performance and professional excellence while performing and managing information assurance programs and whose contributions most improved the security of information systems at the base, major command, Air Force headquarters, and national-level, or the security of the United States government's information.
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Cyclists make two-wheeled commute

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May 27, 2011 in Alabama, Gunter Air Force Base, Maxwell Air Force Base by clevine

Last week, personnel from Gunter participated in Bike-to-Work Week by - what else? - biking to work. The group rode from the Air Force Enlisted Heritage Hall at Gunter Annex to different points on base.

Jose Ramos, the health and fitness program manager, put together the event. He said he was excited about personnel getting active out in the base community. "Bike-to-Work Week is a good way of encouraging and promoting activity and that becoming physically fit can enhance the quality of life," Mr. Ramos said.
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Cyclists make two-wheeled commute

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May 26, 2011 in Alabama, Gunter Air Force Base, Maxwell Air Force Base by clevine

Last week, personnel from Gunter participated in Bike-to-Work Week by - what else? - biking to work. The group rode from the Air Force Enlisted Heritage Hall at Gunter Annex to different points on base.

Jose Ramos, the health and fitness program manager, put together the event. He said he was excited about personnel getting active out in the base community.
"Bike-to-Work Week is a good way of encouraging and promoting activity and that becoming physically fit can enhance the quality of life," Mr. Ramos said.
more...

Base preparing for September inspection

This post was originally published by Maxwell Air Force Base - Top Stories

May 26, 2011 in Alabama, Gunter Air Force Base, Maxwell Air Force Base by clevine

September's compliance inspection, or CI, gives Maxwell Air Force Base an opportunity to demonstrate to the Air Education and Training Command inspector general how well the installation follows Air Force guidelines.

The evaluation will confirm the installation is doing "the right thing at the right time in the right way," said Col. Brian Killough, 42nd Air Base Wing commander. "(The inspection) ensures the units are following Air Force and (major command) instructions and guidance, supplied by their functional areas."
more...

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