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MGMWERX Technology Showcase Scheduled for Next Tuesday

MGMWERX is hosting a technology showcase Tuesday. The event will spotlight the newest innovative tools and techniques is distance education, including virtual and augmented reality learning and instruction tools. The event is military focused, but Eric Gerritson with MGMWERXS says the technology can be utilized at any educational level. “This showcase is meant to bring together vendors, different companies, all…

Pay It Forward: Saundra Cunningham of Deatsville

The Vance Law Firm and Alabama News Network are honoring  Saundra Cunningham of Deatsville. She served for 24 years in the U.S. Air Force and believes giving back right in her backyard is just as much of an honor. Cunningham works as a contractor at Maxwell Air Force Base now and is one of the first faces many see as…

Maxwell Air Force Base to Require Wearing of Face Coverings

Beginning Friday, April 10, wearing a cloth face covering will be mandatory in the Maxwell-Gunter commissaries, AAFES facilities, clinic, customer service offices, operating food establishments and any academic settings where faculty and students are unable to maintain six feet of physical distancing. The CDC has said a significant portion of individuals with coronavirus lack symptoms (“asymptomatic”) and that even those who…

Alabama’s First Coronavirus Patient Released from Montgomery Hospital

Baptist Health confirms Montgomery’s first coronavirus patient has been released from the hospital and is doing well.  No other information about the person’s condition is being released. We do know that the person is a civilian employee who works at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base. The person had returned home from traveling to Illinois and reported not feeling well upon return. The…

U.S. Air Force Cancels Maxwell Air Force Base Air Show

The “Beyond the Horizon Air and Space Show” scheduled for next month at Maxwell Air Force Base has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The U.S. Air Force has suspended public outreach activities and support to community events through May 15. Because of the lead time required to reserve and schedule military aerial demonstration teams, such as the U.S….

New Commander Named for Air University at Maxwell Air Force Base

Photo from U.S. Air Force The Pentagon is naming a new commander and president of Air University, which is located at Maxwell Air Force Base. A statement from Defense Secretary Mark Esper says Air Force Maj. Gen. James B. Hecker is being promoted and will oversee the military school. Hecker is currently serving on the Pentagon staff in Washington. Hecker…

U.S Air Force Secretary Prepares For New Job

The secretary of the United States Air Force is leaving her position later this month, but not before she made one of her final stops at Maxwell Air Force Base. Dr. Heather Wilson was scheduled to speak at a National Security Forum. She talked with media outlets before the Forum about expansion and a sudden crash of a United States-made…

AFITC Begins in Montgomery, Aims at Improving Air Force Cyber Security

The 2018 Air Force IT Conference kicked off in Montgomery Monday for a three-day event that brings in companies that can help with solving the Air Force’s toughest national problems. The Conference includes activities, training sessions, and networking opportunities. Richard Aldridge is the Program Executive OFficer at Maxwell Air Force Base. He says the U.S. is having to adapt to…

U.S. Air Force Academy Allegations

Airs Monday on CBS This Morning on CBS 8 in Montgomery

During a six-month investigation, CBS News interviewed dozens of sources and reviewed hundreds of pages of Defense Department and Air Force Academy documents. CBS News spoke with more than a dozen cadets, and four of them agreed to speak on camera to share their stories with Norah O’Donnell. Read the preview…and watch the special report Tomorrow Morning–December 11, 2017— during…