12/10/2013 - An Officer Training School officer trainee listens to a flight commander’s evaluation of how the trainee’s team did in an exercise during the basic expeditionary leadership problem solving course Dec. 4, 2013, at Maxwell Air Force Base. During this course, the officer candidate students are each tasked to take lead in solving a problem they would possibly run into in the operational Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard)
Hellmut von Leipzig in North Africa when he served as Rommel's driver. When the Afrikakorps were forced out of North Africa, von Leipzig went to officer training school in Plattenburg. In 1944 he was fighting with the Brandenburg Division on the Eastern front. He was awarded the Knight’s Cross on 28th April 1945.