Maxwell AFB

Victim Identified in Fatal Accident Near Maxwell AFB

Fatal accident involving an 18-wheeler near Maxwell Blvd/Source: Alabama News Network Montgomery police have identified the victim killed in Monday’s fatal accident near Maxwell Air Force Base. The accident happened around 1:30PM in the 2600 block of Birmingham Highway. Police and fire responded to the area in reference to a two-vehicle accident involving an 18-wheeler. The driver of a 1998…

MPD Investigating Fatal Accident Near Maxwell AFB

Fatal accident involving an 18-wheeler near Maxwell Blvd/Source: Alabama News Network Montgomery police are investigating a fatal accident near Maxwell Air Force Base. The accident happened around 1:30PM in the 2600 block of Birmingham Highway. Police and fire responded to the area in reference to a two-vehicle accident involving an 18-wheeler. The driver of the other vehicle, an unidentified adult…

Maxwell Air Force Base Welcomes New Commander for 42nd Air Base Wing

A new commanding officer is now presiding over the 42nd Air Base Wing at Maxwell Air force Base in Montgomery. Colonel Patrick Carley, his wife, two kids, and mother, were welcomed to the base. An Assumption of Command Ceremony on Monday gave him the position over the wing, which is a subordinate under Air University. Carley says he’s looking forward…

Shooting Incident Near Maxwell Air Force Base Under Investigation

The Montgomery Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that took place Tuesday morning. Lt. Regina Duckett says the shooting happened at the intersection of Day Street and Airbase Boulevard. No one was injured, and there was no damage to any facility on base. Officials at Maxwell Air Force Base say they are maintaining vigilance after the incident. No arrests have been…

Montgomery Named AETC’s Altus Trophy Winner

The Altus, Okla. Chamber of Commerce yesterday announced the city of Montgomery won the 2015 Altus Trophy during a short ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio, Randolph, Texas. “We’re incredibly humbled to receive this distinction, but we are even more humbled by the unwavering service and sacrifice of the Airmen who call or have called Montgomery home,” Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange said. “From…

Maxwell AFB and the City of Montgomery to Make a Land Swap

Land swap will give city desirable land next to the Alabama River.

  There will soon be some changes along Maxwell Boulevard in Montgomery.  The City and the Air Force Base will soon make a land swap. The swap will include about 9 acres of land Maxwell AFB owns close to the Alabama River near the old Chapel House. In return, Maxwell will get a parcel of land near it’s gate on…