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Maxwell Air Force Base

Index Maxwell Air Force Base

Maxwell Air Force Base, officially known as Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, is a United States Air Force (USAF) installation under the Air Education and Training Command (AETC). [1]

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Air and Space Basic Course

Air and Space Basic Course (ASBC) was a Professional Military Education (PME) course taught by the Squadron Officer College, Air University, at Maxwell AFB, AL.

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Air Command and Staff College

The Air Command and Staff College (ACSC) is located at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama and is the United States Air Force's intermediate-level Professional Military Education (PME) school.

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Air Corps Tactical School

The Air Corps Tactical School, also known as ACTS and "the Tactical School", was a military professional development school for officers of the United States Army Air Service and United States Army Air Corps, the first such school in the world.

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Air Education and Training Command

Air Education and Training Command (AETC) was established 1 July 1993, with the realignment of Air Training Command and Air University.

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Air Force Officer Training School

Officer Training School (OTS) is a United States Air Force commissioning program located at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama.

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Air Force Reserve Command

The Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) is a Major Command (MAJCOM) of the United States Air Force, with its headquarters at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.

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Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps

The Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) is one of the three primary commissioning sources for officers in the United States Air Force, the other two being the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) and Air Force Officer Training School (OTS).

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Air Mobility Command

Air Mobility Command (AMC) is a Major Command (MAJCOM) of the U.S. Air Force.

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Air Training Command

Air Training Command (ATC) is a former United States Air Force (USAF) Major Command designation.

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Air University (United States Air Force)

The Air University (AU), headquartered at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, is a key component of the Air Education and Training Command (AETC), and is the U.S. Air Force's center for professional military education (PME).

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Air War College

The Air War College (AWC) is the senior professional military education school of the U.S. Air Force.

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Airco DH.4

The Airco DH.4 was a British two-seat biplane day bomber of the First World War.

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Airdrop

An airdrop is a type of airlift, developed during World War II to resupply otherwise inaccessible troops, who themselves may have been airborne forces.

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Airmail

Airmail (or air mail) is a mail transport service branded and sold on the basis of at least one leg of its journey being by air.

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Alabama

Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Alabama World War II Army Airfields

During World War II, the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) established numerous airfields in Alabama for antisubmarine defense in the Gulf of Mexico and for training pilots and aircrews of AAF fighters and bombers.

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Asphalt

Asphalt, also known as bitumen, is a sticky, black, and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid form of petroleum.

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Atmore, Alabama

Atmore is a city in Escambia County, Alabama, United States.

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Aviation Cadet Training Program (USAAF)

The Flying / Aviation Cadet Pilot Training Program was originally created by the U.S. Army to train its pilots.

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Base Realignment and Closure

Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) is a process by a United States federal government commission to increase United States Department of Defense efficiency by planning the end of the Cold War realignment and closure of military installations.

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Benjamin Foulois

Benjamin Delahauf Foulois (December 9, 1879 – April 25, 1967) was a United States Army general who learned to fly the first military planes purchased from the Wright Brothers.

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Billy Mitchell

William Lendrum Mitchell (December 29, 1879 – February 19, 1936) was a United States Army general who is regarded as the father of the United States Air Force.

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Boeing B-29 Superfortress

The Boeing B-29 Superfortress is a four-engine propeller-driven heavy bomber designed by Boeing, which was flown primarily by the United States during World War II and the Korean War.

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Brigadier general

Brigadier general (Brig. Gen.) is a senior rank in the armed forces.

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Charles Pelot Summerall

General Charles Pelot Summerall (March 4, 1867 – May 14, 1955) was a senior United States Army officer.

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Civil Air Patrol

The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is a congressionally chartered, federally supported non-profit corporation that serves as the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force (USAF).

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Claire Lee Chennault

Claire Lee Chennault (September 6, 1890 – July 27, 1958) was an American military aviator best known for his leadership of the "Flying Tigers" and the Republic of China Air Force in World War II.

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Cold War

The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).

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Consolidated B-24 Liberator

The Consolidated B-24 Liberator is an American heavy bomber, designed by Consolidated Aircraft of San Diego, California.

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F. Trubee Davison

Frederick Trubee Davison (February 7, 1896 – November 14, 1974) was an American World War I aviator, Assistant United States Secretary of War, Director of Personnel for the Central Intelligence Agency, and President of the American Museum of Natural History.

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Federal Prison Camp, Montgomery

The Federal Prison Camp, Montgomery (FPC Montgomery) is a minimum-security United States federal prison for male inmates in Montgomery, Alabama.

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Fort Benning

Fort Benning is a United States Army base straddling the Alabama-Georgia border next to Columbus, Georgia.

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Great Lakes

The Great Lakes (les Grands-Lacs), also called the Laurentian Great Lakes and the Great Lakes of North America, are a series of interconnected freshwater lakes located primarily in the upper mid-east region of North America, on the Canada–United States border, which connect to the Atlantic Ocean through the Saint Lawrence River.

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Gulf Coast of the United States

The Gulf Coast of the United States is the coastline along which the Southern United States meets the Gulf of Mexico.

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Gunter Annex

Gunter Annex is a United States Air Force installation located in the North-northeast suburbs of Montgomery, Alabama.

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Herbert Hoover

Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964) was an American engineer, businessman and politician who served as the 31st President of the United States from 1929 to 1933 during the Great Depression.

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J. Lister Hill

Joseph Lister Hill (December 29, 1894 – December 20, 1984) was an American politician.

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James Fechet

James Edmond Fechet (August 21, 1877 – February 10, 1948) was a major general in the United States Army and the Chief of Air Corps 1927–1931.

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Lackland Air Force Base

Lackland Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located in Bexar County, Texas.

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Langley Air Force Base

Langley Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located adjacent to Hampton and Newport News, Virginia.

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Lockheed C-130 Hercules

The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built originally by Lockheed (now Lockheed Martin).

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Mason Patrick

Mason Mathews Patrick (December 13, 1863 – January 29, 1942) was a general officer in the United States Army who led the United States Army Air Service during and after World War I and became the first Chief of the Army Air Corps when it was created on July 2, 1926.

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Montgomery County, Alabama

Montgomery County is a county in the State of Alabama.

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Montgomery, Alabama

Montgomery is the capital city of the U.S. state of Alabama and the county seat of Montgomery County.

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Philippines

The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.

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Quartermaster Corps (United States Army)

The United States Army Quartermaster Corps, formerly the Quartermaster Department, is a Sustainment, formerly combat service support (CSS), branch of the United States Army.

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Randolph Air Force Base

Randolph Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located at Universal City, Texas (east-northeast of Downtown San Antonio).

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Reserve Officers' Training Corps

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) are a group of college and university-based officer training programs for training commissioned officers of the United States Armed Forces.

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Shreveport, Louisiana

Shreveport is the third-largest city in the state of Louisiana and the 122nd-largest city in the United States.

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Squadron Officer School

Squadron Officer School (SOS), is a 6.5-week-long Professional Military Education (PME) course for U.S. Air Force Captains, Department of the Air Force Civilian (DAFC) equivalents and International Officers.

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Taylor Field (Alabama)

Taylor Field is a closed military airfield located 11 miles east-southeast of Montgomery, Alabama.

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Texas

Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.

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Tom Clancy's EndWar

Tom Clancy's EndWar is a real-time tactics game designed by Ubisoft Shanghai for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Windows platforms.

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Troy Municipal Airport

Troy Municipal Airport is a city-owned public-use airport located four nautical miles (4.6 mi, 7.4 km) northwest of the central business district of Troy, a city in Pike County, Alabama, United States.

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Ubisoft

Ubisoft Entertainment SA (formerly Ubi Soft Entertainment SA) is a French video game publisher headquartered in Montreuil.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Air Force

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Army Air Corps

The United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America between 1926 and 1941.

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United States Army Air Forces

The United States Army Air Forces (USAAF or AAF), informally known as the Air Force, was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America during and immediately after World War II (1939/41–1945), successor to the previous United States Army Air Corps and the direct predecessor of the United States Air Force of today, one of the five uniformed military services.

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United States Army Air Service

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United States Department of War

The United States Department of War, also called the War Department (and occasionally War Office in the early years), was the United States Cabinet department originally responsible for the operation and maintenance of the United States Army, also bearing responsibility for naval affairs until the establishment of the Navy Department in 1798, and for most land-based air forces until the creation of the Department of the Air Force on September 18, 1947.

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Video game

A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.

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Walter Reed Weaver

Walter Reed Weaver (February 23, 1885October 27, 1944) was a career officer in the United States Army.

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William C. Maxwell

William Calvin Maxwell (November 9, 1892 – August 12, 1920) was an American pilot in the United States Army Air Service and namesake of Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Wright brothers

The Wright brothers, Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912), were two American aviators, engineers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane.

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Wright Flying School

The Wright Flying School, also known as the Wright School of Aviation, was operated by the Wright Company from 1910 to 1916 and trained 119 individuals to fly Wright airplanes.

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357th Airlift Squadron

The 357th Airlift Squadron is part of the 908th Airlift Wing at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.

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42d Air Base Wing

The 42d Air Base Wing is a United States Air Force unit assigned to Air University of Air Education and Training Command.

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502d Air Base Wing

The 502d Air Base Wing is a United States Air Force unit that provides installation support for Joint Base San Antonio.

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74th Flying Training Wing (World War II)

The 74th Flying Training Wing was wing of the United States Army Air Forces.

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908th Airlift Wing

The 908th Airlift Wing is a C-130 theater airlift unit assigned to Air Force Reserve Command.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maxwell_Air_Force_Base

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