USAF junior ROTC Flight Academy a success for TROY, partners and high school cadets

The Air Force hopes its Junior ROTC Flight Academy will address the shortage of both commercial and military pilots. (TROY photo/Joey Meredith)

The Air Force hopes its Junior ROTC Flight Academy will address the shortage of both commercial and military pilots. (TROY photo/Joey Meredith)

For the second year, TROY and SkyWarrior teamed up over the summer to host the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Flight Academy.

SkyWarrior, the Pensacola-based flight school the University partners with for its Aviation Operations minor, delivered the training to 10 high school students from across the nation and from Puerto Rico.

Through the…

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Dr. Margaret Sankey to address Alabama World Affairs Council on Feb. 7

Dr. Margaret Sankey will speak on the topic of her book,

Dr. Margaret Sankey will speak on the topic of her book, "Blood Money: How Criminals, Militias, Rebels and Warlords Finance Violence."

Dr. Margaret Sankey, research coordinator in Air University’s Office of Sponsored Programs, will discuss how violence throughout the world is financed during a presentation to the Alabama World Affairs Council on Feb. 7.

Sankey examined the topic in her book, “Blood Money: How Criminals, Militias, Rebels and Warlords Finance Violence,” published in October 2022. The…

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Hall School hosts international military officers for exposure to American journalism

International military officers at Air University visited the Troy Campus on Oct. 1. (TROY photo/Clif Lusk)

International military officers at Air University visited the Troy Campus on Oct. 1. (TROY photo/Clif Lusk)

International military officers visited Troy University on Oct. 1 to get more familiar with the workings of the American media.

Hall School of Journalism and Communication lecturer Stefanie Hicks East, a former news anchor for Alabama News Network in Montgomery, hosted 25 students representing 16 nations from Air University’sInternational Officer School at Maxwell Air Force Base.

The school…

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TROY Libraries’ traveling military postcard exhibit debuts at Air University

Left to right are: Kelly Reeves, project director, Air University Library Director Alisha Miles and Jeff Simpson with the Air University Library.

Left to right are: Kelly Reeves, project director, Air University Library Director Alisha Miles and Jeff Simpson with the Air University Library.

A Troy University Libraries traveling exhibit that traces the history of military service through postcards has landed at Maxwell Air Force Base.

The exhibit, “Military Service: A History in Postcards,” will be displayed at Air University’s Fairchild Library Building at Maxwell through April 29, marking the traveling exhibit’s first public showing.

The exhibit features postcard…

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