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Catalogs & Publications

Graduate PME - Distance Education

eSchool of Graduate PME

AU Student Support & Research Guides

Air University Student Support & Research Guides

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Online Access Issues
The Legacy of Air University The Legacy of Air University

The Legacy of Air University

A 70-year legacy of air, space, and cyberspace education
Welcome to Maxwell AFB

Welcome to Maxwell AFB


Officer Training School Officer Training School

Officer Training School

The OTS instructors are here to guide you through the program
The Nature of War Through the Use of Deterrence

The Nature of War Through the Use of Deterrence


AU History Moment - Air Force Innovations

AU History Moment - Air Force Innovations


Barnes Center Barnes Center

Barnes Center for Enlisted Education

Developing Enlisted Airpower Leaders for America.
Enlisted Heritage Research Institute Enlisted Heritage Research Institute

Enlisted Heritage Research Institute

Dedicated to preserving the heritage and tradition of the enlisted corps.
Community College of the Air Force Community College of the Air Force

Community College of the Air Force

The community college of choice, providing a path to higher learning for those with a calling to serve.
CMSgt Leadership Course CMSgt Leadership Course

CMSgt Leadership Course

Thomas N. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education
AFSNCOA AFSNCOA

AF Senior NCO Academy

Thomas N. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education
USAF First Sergeant Academy USAF First Sergeant Academy

USAF First Sergeant Academy

Thomas N. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education
Ira C. Eaker Center for Professional Development Ira C. Eaker Center for Professional Development

Ira C. Eaker Center for Professional Development

The Center of Expertise and Innovation for Professional Development
Commanders' Professional Development School Commanders' Professional Development School

Commanders' Professional Development School

Ira C. Eaker Center for Professional Development
Air Force Chaplain Corps College Air Force Chaplain Corps College

Air Force Chaplain Corps College

Ira C. Eaker Center for Professional Development
Holm Center Holm Center

Jeanne M. Holm Center

Officer Accessions and Citizen Development - “We build leaders.”
International Officer School International Officer School

International Officer School

Building global partnerships ...one international leader at a time
SOC SOC

Squadron Officer College

Educate, motivate, and mentor company grade officers
USAF Center for Strategy and Technology USAF Center for Strategy and Technology

Center for Strategy and Technology

Strategic thinking for technology and its implications for national security
Air Command and Staff College Air Command and Staff College

Air Command and Staff College

The premier academic institute for developing bold airpower leaders
Air War College Air War College

Air War College

The foremost college for air, space, and cyberspace education and thought
Traditions Traditions

Traditions

Exemplify the character of our institution
OTS Obstacle Course OTS Obstacle Course

Team Building is a Concept

Physical challenges are a method of teaching it

About Air University

Air University (AU) provides the full spectrum of Air Force education, from pre-commissioning to the highest levels of professional military education, including degree granting and professional continuing education for officers, enlisted and civilian personnel throughout their careers. AU's PME programs educate Airmen on the capabilities of air and space power and its role in national security. These programs focus on the knowledge and abilities needed to develop, employ, command, and support air, space and cyberspace power at the highest levels. Specialized professional continuing educational programs provide scientific, technological, managerial and other professional expertise to meet the needs of the Air Force. AU conducts research in air, space and cyberspace power, education, leadership and management. AU also provides citizenship programs and contributes to the development and testing of Air Force doctrine, concepts and strategy.   (Read More)

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Journals and Publishing

 ASPJ  Strategic Studies Quarterly
The gold standard for professional academic research on airpower issues is the Air & Space Power Journal published by Air University and the Air Force Research Institute. Together with its companion publication, Strategic Studies Quarterly, the journals cover both today’s issues and tomorrow’s challenges. The icing on the cake—your base library already has a copy or you can read them (and all the past issues) for free on Air University’s website.
 Air University Press The Air University Press catalog is a printed compilation of Air University Press, books, research papers and AU Texts. AUPRESS is a not-for-profit publisher of air, space, and cyberspace power doctrine and national security.

Centers and Colleges

 Thomas N. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education Ira E. Eaker Center for Professional Development  Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development   Curtis E. LeMay Center for Doctrine Development and Education  Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center USAF Center for Strategy and Technology  
 Air Command and Staff College  AF Chaplain Corps College Air War College   Community College of the Air Force    Squadron Officer College

Schools and Academies

 Air Force Institute of Technology School of Advanced Air and Space Studies   Officer Training School  Commander's Professional Development School Defense Financial Management and Comptroller School  USAF Personnel Professional Development School 
 International Officer School  Squadron Officer School AF Senior NCO Academy Chief Master Sergeant Leadership Course  USAF First Sergeant Academy Air Force Career Development Academy 

Force Support

42d Force Support Squadron Medical  ID Cards 

Gate Hours

  • Maxwell Air Force Base Gate Hours                
    • Maxwell Blvd. Gate: Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
    • Kelly St. Gate: Open Mon-Fri, 6:00 a.m. - 6 p.m., closed weekends, holidays and AETC down days
    • Day St. Gate: Open Mon-Fri, 6:00 a.m. - 2 p.m. in/outbound traffic, 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. outbound traffic only, closed weekends, holidays and AETC down days.
  • Gunter Annex Gate Hours
    • Congressman Dickinson Dr. Gate: Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
    • Dalraida Rd. Gate: Open Mon-Fri, 6:00 a.m. - 6 p.m. closed weekends, holidays and AETC down days.