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Workers at the U.S. Air Force Academy are preparing Sijan Hall,  a cadet dormitory, for a major six-phase renovation project. (U.S. Air Force photo) Sijan Hall dormitory to get upgrades
Sijan Hall, a cadet dormitory at Air Force Academy, is undergoing multiple system repairs as the Academy ramps-up to a full renovation of the facility in 2020.  Those renovations are scheduled to occur in six phases, and include a complete re-roofing of the sixth floor of the building and projects required to provide cadets with the best
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Default Air Force Logo Memorial service for cadet killed in skydiving accident is May 18
A memorial service will be held for Cadet Cadet 1st Class Kaleb Estes at 1:30 p.m., May 18, in the Cadet Protestant Chapel.  Authorities continue to investigate Estes' death; he died May 7 in a commercial skydiving accident near Ellicott. “We are deeply saddened by the loss of Kaleb Estes and our thoughts are with his friends, his classmates and
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Brig. Gen. "select" Kristin Goodwin will assume command of the cadet wing at the U.S. Air Force Academy May 15, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo) Brig Gen Kristin Goodwin to assume command of cadet wing
Brig. Gen. Kristin Goodwin will assume command of the Air Force Academy’s cadet wing 9 a.m., May 15 near the class wall on the terrazzo.She will be promoted to brigadier general May 12.   Goodwin graduated from the Academy in 1993 with a bachelor’s of science in mechanical engineering. She’s a command pilot with more than 3,000 flight hours in
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An Airman prepares to launch a small unmanned aerial vehicle in April at Camp Roberts, California. Cadets and midshipmen from the Air Force Academy, the U.S. Military Academy and the U.S. Naval Academy, competed in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency-sponsored Swarm Competition at the camp, April 23-25, 2017. During the competition, teams of cadets and midshipmen flew the small UAVs in swarm formation while protecting territory on the ground. (U.S. Air Force photo) From ‘dorm to swarm’: Academy cadets compete in UAS competition
The Air Force Academy took second place to the Naval Academy at the DARPA-sponsored unmanned aerial systems Swarm Competition, April 23-25 at Camp Roberts, California.Cadets and midshipmen from the Air Force Academy, the Military Academy, the Naval Academy and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency teams, battled each other using 20 fixed-wing
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Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, his wife Dawn and Air Force Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson pose for a photo during the Congressional social congratulating the U.S. Air Force Academy football team for winning the Commander in Chief’s Trophy, at the Dirkson Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., May 1, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Wayne A. Clark) Trump presents CINC Trophy to USAFA
The U.S. Air Force Academy football team received the Commander in Chief’s Trophy from President Donald Trump during a visit to the White House May 2, 2017. The trophy is awarded to the winner of the annual service academies’ football triangular series between the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, and U.S. Air Force Academy. The
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A cadet speaks to an audience of faculty members and industry partners at the FalconSAT End of Semester Review, April 28, 2017, at the U.S. Air Force Academy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Kaplan) Cadets showcase FalconSAT program at end-of-semester reveiw
Cadets gave an end-of-semester review on the Air Force Academy’s Falcon Satellite Program to faculty and the school’s space-community partners April 28.The FalconSAT program is the Academy’s small-satellite engineering program. Cadets’ design, built, test and operate satellites, guided by faculty and technical-staff as part of a year-long senior
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Default Air Force Logo Academy to celebrate Tuskegee Airmen May 2
The Air Force Academy will pay tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen May 2 with a wreath-laying ceremony and parade. The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 11:15 at the Tuskegee Airmen statue in the Honor Court west of the Cadet Chapel in Polaris Hall. The event is designed to recognize a major historical milestone for diversity in the Air Force by
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John Abbatiello of the U.S. Air Force Academy's Center for Character and Leadership Development (left), presents a plaque to retired Gen. C. Robert Kehler, former commander of U.S. Strategic Command, April 24, 2017, at the first Academy Ethics, Technology and War Workshop held in Polaris Hall. (U.S. Air Force photo) 
Ethical conversations: CCLD hosts war workshop
Modern warfare experts met with about 40 cadets April 24 at the Air Force Academy to talk about ethics in war.Retired Gen. C. Robert Kehler, former commander of U.S. Strategic Command, was one of four keynote speakers. He said ethics, technology and morality deserve significant consideration during war."These are the most critical issues of war and
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Retired Col. Gary Payton (left) and retired Lt. Gen. Susan Helms share their experiences as astronauts with U.S. Air Force Academy Preparatory School cadet-candidates at the Community Theater, April 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Darcie Ibidapo) Space pioneers visit prep school cadet-candidates
Astronauts Susan Helms and Gary Payton gave Prep School students here a look into space April 18.Viewing the Earth from space is “humbling,” they said during their hour-long chat with cadet-candidates at the Community Center Theater.“I was surprised to see the Earth was white and blue, not green and blue like in the movies,” said Helms, a retired
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Default Air Force Logo 10th CES requests drivers report potholes on USAFA
All it takes to improve the conditions of roads here is a phone call. By calling 333-2079 to report any unsightly potholes, drivers can help extend the life-cycle of roads and parking lots.  John Sutherland, 10th Civil Engineer Squadron’s pavements and heavy equipment supervisor, asks callers to give the specific location of the road damage,
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