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The Warfighter's Edge, or WEdge, software was developed to automate the process of retreiving, verifying and organizing mission information for operational flying units. It is a product of the U.S. Air Force Academy's Institute for Information Technology Applications. (U.S. Air Force illustration) WEdge team provides database solutions
The Air Force's caretaker for the Barry M. Goldwater Range Complex in Southwest Arizona has the Warfighter's Edge program to thank for solving a massive database issue at its complex. The 56th Fighter Wing's Range Management Office desperately needed a system that could wade through massive amounts of range data and give pilots the target
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2009
Default Air Force Logo USAFA, Colo. Springs Utilities to hold environmental open house
The Academy and Colorado Springs Utilities are scheduled to host an open house on a proposed Solar Array project Oct. 1 from 6 to 8 p.m., in the Arnold Hall Ballroom. The meeting will present an overview of the solar array project as part of an environmental assessment, providing the public an opportunity to comment on the proposed site
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Default Air Force Logo 10th Medical Group gears up for H1N1 vaccines
The Department of Defense announced Sept. 2 that all military personnel will be vaccinated against the H1N1 influenza strain. The vaccine is also expected to be available for family members who want it. H1N1 vaccines will be distributed at the Air Force Academy shortly after they arrive, a physician with the 10th Medical Group's Surgeon General
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The Fall 2009 Falcon Heritage Forum will be held at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., Sept. 23-25. The theme is "Portraits in Courage: Airmen in the Fight." Guest speakers will include Brig. Gen. Michael Longoria, commander of the 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., and Col. Kevin Jackson, operations director for the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center at Nellis AFB, Nev. (U.S. Air Force illustration) Battlefield Airmen to speak at Falcon Heritage Forum
More than 40 Airmen who were previously deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq are scheduled to participate in the Falcon Heritage Forum in Arnold Hall Sept. 24-26. The three-day event, titled "Portraits in Courage: Airmen in the Fight," offers cadets an opportunity to interact directly with active-duty officers and NCOs. The guests of the cadet wing who
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Combined Federal Campaign official graphic CFC to kick off in Arnold Hall Sept. 22
The Pikes Peak Region's 2009 Combined Federal Campaign is scheduled to kick off at the Air Force Academy Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Arnold Hall. The event will have free food and is open to Academy personnel and their families and friends. There's no secret about why the Combined Federal Campaign draws overwhelming support year after year,
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Default Air Force Logo Donors send 1,155 pints of blood downrange
Arnold Hall's ballroom looked like an assembly line Sept. 11 as people crowded into it to donate blood to the Armed Services Blood Program. The blood drive took place Sept. 9-11 with a final count of 1,155 good units of blood, said Master Sgt. Steve Honda, who helped coordinate the blood drive here. "The blood drive was a complete success," said
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Falcons defensive back Jon Davis races down the sideline on his way to a 38-yard interception return for a touchdown in the Air Force-New Mexico game at University Stadium in Albuquerque, N.M., Sept. 19, 2009. Air Force intercepted B.R. Holbrook twice and Donovan Porterie once in its 37-13 victory. This was Air Force?s second defensive touchdown of the season: the first came on a 10-yard fumble recovery versus Nicholls State Sept. 5. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Van Winkle) Football: Falcons feast on turnovers, down New Mexico 37-13
The Falcons defense forced four turnovers and capitalized on New Mexico's offensive miscues to down the Lobos 37-13 at University Stadium here Sept. 19. Air Force took control of the game from the first series, when the defense held firm on the Lobos' first drive. Falcons defensive lineman Ben Garland blocked the Lobos' field goal attempt, and
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Master Sgt. Karl Bradley leads the Air Force Academy Band during a parade in honor of the Air Force's 62nd birthday at the Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., Sept. 18, 2009. (U.S Air Force photo/Mike Kaplan) Photos: Academy honors Air Force's 62nd birthday

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Default Air Force Logo Sneak Peek: Sept. 18 Academy Spirit
Look for these stories in the Sept. 18 Academy Spirit: -- Read about how many pints of blood were collected for the Armed Services Blood Drive and where that blood will go. -- Meet a few of the people behind the 2009 Combined Federal Campaign, scheduled to kick off Sept. 22. -- Find out who is slated to speak at the Falcon Heritage Forum beginning
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Colorado Avalanche forward TJ Galiardi weaves between defenders Codey Burki and Chris Stewart during the Avs' Burgundy and White Game at the U.S. Air Force Academy's Cadet Ice Arena Sept. 16, 2009. The White team defeated the Burgundy team 3-2 on a shootout goal by Paul Stastny. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rachel Boettcher) Slideshow: Avs face off at Cadet Ice Arena
The Colorado Avalanche held its annual Burgundy and White Game at the U.S. Air Force Academy's Cadet Ice Arena Sept. 16.Proceeds from the scrimmage benefit military families, The Home Front Cares projects and the Colorado Avalanche Youth Hockey program.The Burgundy and White teams were tied 2-2 at the end of three periods of regulation play. Paul
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