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Default Air Force Logo Airman garners Military Affairs Council recognition
When it comes to saving lives, saving money and protecting assets one Academy Airman has an impeccable track record. His accomplishments were recognized at the Annual Armed Forces Luncheon May 15 when he was named 2009 Outstanding Enlisted Military Representative (Category One--E-1 though E-4) by the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce Military
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Default Air Force Logo Vaccine now available to prevent HPV
There is good news in the fight against cancer. A vaccine has recently been approved that can significantly decrease the incidence of cervical cancer caused by the Human Papillomavirus. What is HPV? Genital Human Papillomavirus is the most common sexually transmitted virus in the United States. More than 50 percent of sexually active men and women
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A T-38 Talon, like the one landing on an Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., runway April 10, crashed May 21 about nine miles north of the base. The aircraft and its two-person crew were on a flight-test training mission at the time of the accident. The T-38 is a twin-engine, high-altitude, supersonic jet trainer used in a variety of roles because of its design, economy of operations, ease of maintenance and high performance. (Air Force photo/Senior Airman Julius Delos Reyes) T-38 crash claims Class of 2000 grad's life
An Air Force test pilot student and Class of 2000 U.S. Air Force Academy graduate died May 21 when his jet trainer crashed north of Edwards Air Force Base. Capt. Mark Graziano, 30, died when the T-38A he was piloting crashed approximately nine miles north of Edwards AFB, near California City. Captain Graziano was assigned to the U.S. Air Force Test
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Retired Col. Anthony Mione died May 15, 2009, at age 82. He was the first permanent physics professor at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Air Force photo) 1st Physics Department permanent professor dies
The U.S. Air Force Academy recently experienced a profound loss with the passing of retired Col. Anthony J. Mione, the first permanent professor to lead the department of physics. Colonel Mione died peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, May 15, 2009, at the age of 82. Born March 8, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York, Colonel Mione wanted to fly
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Newly commissioned 2nd Lt. Ashleigh Peck celebrates following graduation from the U.S. Air Force Academy May 27 at Falcon Stadium.  She is slated to become an Air Force public affairs officer.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Dennis Rogers) Vice president to graduates: 'This is your moment'
Vice President Joe Biden, the U.S. Air Force Academy commencement speaker, told graduates and newly-commissioned second lieutenants from the class of 2009 "this is your moment to bend history to the service of a better day." "You will carry our skies and beyond on your backs. I promise you, we will have your back. That is a guarantee," said Mr.
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Default Air Force Logo Softball action launches after two-week delay
The intramural softball program finally got its first night of regular season games in since 20 May. There was a two-week delay with graduation and a week off due to rain. The 10th Civil Engineer Squadron started the season off right winning their first game of the season 14-8 over 10th Communications Squadron. The firefighters scored four runs in
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Scott Irving, the associate head coach for the U.S. Air Force Academy's track and field team, was recently named Division I Mountain Region Women's Assistant Coach of the Year for 2008. (U.S. Air Force photo/Danny Meyer) Irving named assistant coach of the year
Scott Irving, the associate head coach for the Air Force track and field team, was named the Division I Mountain Region Women's Assistant Coach of the Year. Irving, who coaches the throwing events for the Falcons, is the first Air Force coach to earn such an honor. Under Irving's direction, the Air Force throwers made a tremendous impact on the
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Academy graduate Stephen Crozier, left, was recently named to the National Wrestling Coaches Association Individual All-Academic wrestling team. The Falcons ranked 22nd as a team with a combined grade point average of 2.975. (U.S. Air Force photo/Dave Ahlschwede) Air Force wrestlers receive NWCA academic awards
The Air Force wrestling team was named to the Division I All-Academic Top 30 Team by the National Wrestling Coaches Association, while recent Academy graduate Stephen Crozier was named to the NWCA Individual All-Academic wrestling team, as announced by the organization. As a team, the Falcons ranked 22nd on the list with a combined GPA of 2.975. It
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Default Air Force Logo Mirage returns home
After performing 41 concerts in six countries for nearly 10,000 people and traveling thousands of miles, Academy musicians are grateful to be home! When Mirage returned from a two month deployment to the Colorado Springs Airport June 4, they were greeted by family members, friends, and members of the Academy Band. Senior Master Sgt. Michael Woods,
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Default Air Force Logo Cultural immersion trips grow in 2009
Thirty-six escorts and 284 cadets, including 24 ROTC cadet candidates, are participating in Cadet Summer and Language Immersion Program trips this year. Some of the four-week programs departed May 23 and will and return around June 19. Two groups participating in six-week programs featuring Chinese and Arabic visits departed May 26 and are
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