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Be Wingman and look out for one another. For ways of being helpful to someone who may be thinking of or is threatening to commit suicide, contact the 36th Medical Group Mental Health department.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Miranda Moorer)                                        Suicide prevention starts with preparation, training
Every year, more than a million people die by suicide and several million more attempt it. Tremendous efforts have been made to address this problem, However, there is still more to be done. The goal of Suicide Prevention Month (September) is to increase awareness and advocacy about suicide prevention. One of the greatest tools for preventing
0 9/04
2009
Default Air Force Logo Academy homepage to get makeover
The front page of the Academy's public Web site, www.usafa.af.mil, is going to look a lot different starting next week, but rest assured -- everything you're used to seeing on the front page will still be there, and more. The Academy Public Affairs Office is driving the change to comply with an Air Force initiative to standardize the look and feel
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2009
Default Air Force Logo Academy Spirit Sneak Peek -- Sept. 4, 2009
Look for these stories and more in the Sept. 4, 2009, issue of the Academy Spirit: Parents' Weekend -- Look inside for the latest Parents' Weekend schedules along with welcome messages from the Academy superintendent and the Association of Graduates president and CEO.AFSC Spotlight -- The Field Engineering and Readiness Lab superintendent bridges
0 9/02
2009
Navy quarterback Jarod Bryant loses the ball to the Falcon defense as Navy beat the Falcons 33-27 at the Academy in Colorado Oct. 4. (U.S. Air Force photo/Dave Ahlschwede) Falcon Stadium entry times, access requirements announced
The Air Force football team opens the 2009 season Sept. 5, by hosting Nicholls State at 12:06 p.m. in Falcon Stadium. Falcon football fans please note the following highlights regarding entry requirements and access times for game day at Falcon Stadium. The Academy's North and South Entrances open at 8 a.m., or four hours prior to kickoff, Sept.
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2009
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- The longest solar eclipse of the century, the total eclipse was more than six minutes long, as seen from the east side of base at 10:45 a.m. July 22. The eclipse was only visible from Southeast Asia and the Pacific, including India, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, China, Japan, and the Marshall Islands. (U.S. Air Force photo/Osakabe Yasuo) Eclipse research could save DOD billions
Air Force Academy researchers were in Japan for the July 22 solar eclipse to help U.S. spacecraft better predict solar activity. Academy physics professors Maj. Robert Lee and Lt. Col. D. Brent Morris are at Kadena Air Base, Japan, for this summer's solar eclipse, working to solve the a mystery about the sun's possible influence on radioactive
0 9/01
2009
Default Air Force Logo Academy, MIT announce new scholarship
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Graduate School of Engineering and Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, in cooperation with the Air Force Space Command's Space and Missile Systems Center, announced two new fully funded graduate scholarships for graduates of the FalconSAT program July 16 at the Air Force Academy. Cadets in the
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2009
Tech. Sgt. Laura Bardill received the John L. Levitow Award for the Forrest L. Vosler NCO Academy's Class 09-5 during the NCO Academy's graduation ceremony at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., July 16, 2009. Sergeant Bardill is a clarinetist with the Air Force Academy Band at Peterson AFB and a native of Hudson, Wis. (U.S. Air Force photo/Larry Hulst) Band member wins NCO Academy Levitow Award
A clarinetist with the Air Force Academy Band at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., received the John L. Levitow Award from the Forrest L. Vosler NCO Academy at Peterson AFB upon graduating from the NCO Academy July 16.Tech. Sgt. Laura Bardill was the top graduate among 112 NCOs in Class 09-5.Sergeant Bardill performs in three band ensembles on
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2009
U.S. Air Force Academy Cadets 2nd Class Jeffrey Nakayama and Rupert Domingo inspect a Viking 300 unmanned aircraft vehicle before launch from Camp Red Devil July 20 at Fort Carson, Colo. The Academy's new UAS training is designed to encourage cadets to serve as UAS leaders after graduation. The Viking 300 weighs between 200 and 300 pounds and has a top speed of 100 knots, with a cruising speed of 55 knots. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ann Patton) UAS now in Academy curriculum
The Air Force Academy is forging ahead with the integration of unmanned aerial systems into its curriculum. It is the only service Academy to date to do so. "The Air Force has made Unmanned Aerial Systems a priority for our service, and the value of these capabilities is evidenced on a daily basis in Iraq and Afghanistan," said Academy
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2009
Capt. Mark R. McDowell, seen here in his senior year cadet photo, was killed in an F-15 crash in eastern Afghanistan July 18. Captain McDowell graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo., in 2005. (U.S. Air Force photo) Class of '05 grad killed in F-15 crash
Two Air Force officers, one an Academy graduate, were killed July 18 in the crash of an F-15E Strike Eagle over eastern Afghanistan. The aircraft, assigned to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., was flying in support of coalition operations. The crash occurred at approximately 3:15 A.M. Kabul time. Killed were Capt. Thomas J. Gramith, 27, of
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2009
The Air Force Academy embraced social media technology with the launch of "US Air Force Academy (Official)" on Facebook and "AF_Academy" on Twitter Aug. 28. Social networking allows Academy officials to interact with the public in a direct and informal setting. (U.S. Air Force illustration / Jessica Jones) Academy joins social media scene
The U.S. Air Force Academy officially entered the social media sphere Aug. 28 with the launch of Web pages on two popular social networking sites. In order to offer the public a convenient way to see what's going on at the Academy, the public affairs office here has created a page on http://www.facebook.com/ called "US Air Force Academy (Official)"
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2009
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