Maxwell Air Force Base

Immigrant Overload-Alabama
7:12 pm
Sun July 27, 2014

Ala. Reacts To Possible Arrival Of Immigrant Kids

Alabama residents have split opinions on whether immigrant children crossing into the United States should be housed at Maxwell Air Force Base.
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 Alabama residents have split opinions on whether immigrant children crossing into the United States should be housed at Maxwell Air Force Base.

Officials at the Federal Emergency Management Agency notified Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's office this week that Maxwell is under consideration for housing the influx of immigrant minors arriving in the country.

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Immigration Overload-Alabama
3:56 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Montgomery Base Could House Immigrant Children

Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery could house immigrant children.
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Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery could house immigrant children.

A spokeswoman for Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says the federal government has notified the governor that Maxwell is being considered. Communications Director Jennifer Ardis says the governor's chief of staff got a call from the Federal Emergency Management Agency late Wednesday afternoon. She said it's not known how many children could be placed or how soon they might be placed

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Military Cultural Training
9:14 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

Foreign Military Officers Get An Education In American Culture At Ala. Air Force Base

Today's lesson is "Perceptions of Threats and Enemies."
Ryan Vasquez

A quick glance around a classroom at Maxwell Air Force Base looks more like a United Nations meeting. Flags for Nigeria, Japan, Macedonia and many more countries adorn the students green flight suits along with squadron patches and aviation accomplishments. That’s because this class is called “Understanding and Working With the U.S. Military.” Dr. Brian Selmeski is the instructor.


“We have one civilian, nine military ranging from Captain to Lieutenant Colonel they are from ten different countries and between them they must speak oh at least 25 languages”

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Politics & Government
7:45 am
Fri November 16, 2012

Aircraft to Stay at Maxwell Air Force Base

908th Airlift Wing C-130 over Maxwell AFB Alabama
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U.S. Air Force officials have told Alabama officials that it has altered an earlier proposal and no longer plans to relocate C-130 aircraft from the 908th Airlift Wing stationed at Maxwell Air Force Base.


Earlier this year, cuts to the U.S. Department of Defense budget prompted the U.S. Air Force to announce that it would retire older aircraft — which could include seven of Maxwell Air Force Base's eight C-130H cargo planes. That decision could affect hundreds of employees.

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