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“Remembering the victims of the Holocaust” “Remembering the victims of the Holocaust”
Between January 1933, when Adolph Hitler became Chancellor of Germany, and Germany’s surrender on
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2018
Air University historian supports major regional Civil Air Patrol event Air University historian supports major regional Civil Air Patrol event
Recently, in my positon as the Director of Aerospace Education for the Alabama Wing Civil Air Patrol
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2018
Default Air Force Logo Who can concealed carry on base?
The commander of the 42nd Air Base Wing, Col. Eric Shafa, has authorized the concealed carry of
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2018
Default Air Force Logo Maxwell Air Force Base and the 42nd Air Base Wing through the Years
Maxwell Air Force Base is one of the most historic Air Force bases that is still in active status.
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2017
Elements of the 97th Bomb Group, Eighth Air Force, arrived at Royal Air Force High Wycombe, England on May 12, 1942.  On August 17, 1942, three months later, 12 B-17s from the 97 BG, led by then Major Paul Tibbets, carried out the first high altitude AAF heavy bomber raid over Europe against the railroad marshalling yards at Rouen-Sotteville, France. Maxwell and the Advent of High Altitude Bombing in Europe during World War II
Soon after the United States entered World War II, the U.S. Army Air Forces began building up its air forces in Britain. Elements of the 97th Bomb Group, Eighth Air Force, arrived at Royal Air Force High Wycombe, England on May 12, 1942. On August 17, 1942, three months later, 12 B-17s from the 97 BG, led by then Major Paul Tibbets, carried out the first high altitude AAF heavy bomber raid over Europe against the railroad marshalling yards at Rouen-Sotteville, France. The operation was a success as half the bombs landed in the target area and only one of the twelve aircraft sustained minor damage and the raid convinced the British of the ability of American heavy bombers to successfully carry out missions over Europe.
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2017
Eugene B. Ely takes off in a Curtis pusher aircraft from a platform built over the bow of the USS Birmingham, Nov. 14, 1910, Hampton Roads, Virginia. Ely demonstrated the concept that became the aircraft carrier. (Courtesy photo) “Billy” Mitchell and the Rise of Naval Airpower
The US Navy and the Japanese Navy, 75 years ago, fought two historic naval battles which changed the
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2017
Learning from the Holocaust, The Strength of the Human Spirit Maxwell Air Force Base remembers the victims of the Holocaust
Maxwell Air Force Base will host a series of events during the week to remember the victims of the Holocaust, to include a base proclamation, tree dedication, and Reading of Names in the Garden of the Maxwell Club on April 24 at 7:45 a.m., a special memorial service in Shelburne Auditorium, building 803 on April 26 at 1:30 p.m., and a memorial 5K starting at the Maxwell Club, on April 28 at 8:00 a.m. Rabbi Scott Kramer of the Agudath Israel Etz Ahayem Synagogue, Montgomery, Alabama, will be the keynote speaker for the April 26 memorial.
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2017
Crew of aircraft number 1 aboard the USS Hornet:  1Lt Henry Potter, bombardier; Lt Col James “Jimmy” Doolittle, pilot; Sgt Paul Braemer, gunner; 1Lt Richard Cole, co-pilot; Sgt Paul Leonard, engineer. (US Navy official photo) The Air Force celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid on Japan
On April 18, 1942, 75-years ago, Americans woke up to the startling news that Army Air Force medium
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Strategic Joint Wargame Challenges Future Leaders Ability to Think Multidimensional
The 34th annual Joint Land, Air and Sea Strategic Special Program, or JLASS-SP, is part of a six-day event that is the culmination of a seven-month elective, designed to provide participants an opportunity to develop and implement their own regional strategies against realistic problems. These includes nation-state military aggression, non-state sponsored cyber-attacks, weapons of mass destruction proliferation and humanitarian suffering.
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2017
Gen Mitchell is regarded as the "Father of the United States Air Force," because he was instrumental in bringing to the forefront the need for air superiority. 

Mitchell also believed that bombers should take the place of battleships and there should be a separate command for the Air Service. Step up: Don’t be afraid to be a Mitchell, Doolittle, or Arnold
The U.S. Air Force is sitting at a nexus in which the world is becoming increasingly dangerous and
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2017
Default Air Force Logo The return of Tactical Air Command and Military Airlift Command
The Air Force made history this year by resurrecting two of its historical major air commands, the
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2016
Learning from the Holocaust Remembering the Holocaust
Dr. Robert Kane, is the Air University Historian and the grandson of Jewish immigrants from Ukraine.
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2016
Pregnancy can be a blessing for those who don't experience morning sickness, back aches and swollen ankles, but for others it can be a nightmare experiencing these symptoms with full force. For those in the military there are many opportunities to understand pregnancy a bit better as well as having a support system for any concerns or questions that may arise. On Maxwell AFB, pregnant women both active duty and dependent can take advantage of the New Parent Support Program, which provides new parents with classes, home visits and 24-hour access to a nurse. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Senior Airman Tammie Ramsouer) Pregnancy in the military
NAUSEA SUCKS! Oh and by the way I'm pregnant and it's my worst pregnancy.Honestly, being pregnant
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2016
Capt. Harry C. Aderholt, the commander of Squadron F, 2123 Army Air Force, left, conducts a supply inventory at Maxwell Field in September 1945.  He was commander of a segregated African American unit at Maxwell Field.  Captain Aderholt eventually rose to the rank of brigadier general, U.S. Air Force, and was a prominent figure in Air Force Special Operations in the 1950s and 1960s. (Courtesy photo U.S. Air Force) African American History Month
Throughout the history of the United States, African Americans have significantly contributed to the
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2016
In this Air University History office file photo, Glenn Miller, center, prepares for one of the more than 500 radio broadcasts in which he and his band performed as part of morale-boosting efforts in tihe Army Air Force.  Glenn Miller past and present
It was December 1942, and the United States had been at war for a year.  To help ease the pain of
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2015
Default Air Force Logo At the top of Santa's list, small-unmanned aircraft systems
It's getting near to the time of year when we may be shopping for young ones and those young at
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2015
Poster for NAIHM 2015 Mountain Celebrating National American Indian Heritage Month
During November, Americans will celebrate National American Indian Heritage Month. This year's theme
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2015
Default Air Force Logo Halloween and oral health
The kids plan for it. They talk about it. They pick out their costumes and candy well in advance ...
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2015
Default Air Force Logo Taking the jump with Single Airmen Initiatives program
The roar of the plane's engine was so load that we strained our voices as we tried to talk. Finally,
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2015
Default Air Force Logo The pieces of ‘military flair’ on your social media
Being a member of the United States Air Force should without question be a source of pride. The
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2015
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