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Individuals will no longer be able to access Air Force installations, including the Air Force Academy, with a state-issued identification card or driver’s license from Minnesota, Missouri, Washington or American Samoa beginning Aug. 15. Some IDs may be invalid starting Aug 15
Individuals will no longer be able to access Air Force installations, including the Air Force Academy, with a state-issued identification card or driver’s license from Minnesota, Missouri, Washington or American Samoa beginning Aug. 15. This new change aligns the Air Force’s installation access policy with requirements of the Real ID Act, passed by
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2016
Cadets 1st Class Jalen Lacy, Brandon Bradley, Leah Young, Riley Richards, Andrew Resweber and Tierra Franklin led the Cadet Wing through the summer semester. Young and Franklin are prior-enlisted Airmen who came to the Academy through the LEAD program. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kenneth Bellard) LEAD program develops diverse perspective in officer corps
A number of the Cadet Wing leaders traded in their enlisted careers for cadet life to become Air Force officers, and have used their prior military experience to help them succeed at the U.S. Air Force Academy. Cadets 1st Class Leah Young, the Cadet Wing public affairs officer and summer Cadet Wing vice commander, and Tierra Franklin, the summer
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Default Air Force Logo Commercial wireless network available to cadets
An optional fee-for-service commercial wireless network provider launched Aug. 11 and is now available in all cadet facilities and the Air Force Academy Preparatory School. Cadets who choose to use this service will be able to connect and install external hardware, equipment and programs, and access a variety of online media. The change will
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2016
The northbound lanes of the Tri-intersection Bridge on South Gate Blvd. will be closed from Aug. 8 to Oct. 31 to repair the damaged bridge deck. The southbound bridge will accommodate two-way traffic during construction. 
South Gate Blvd bridge construction starts Aug. 8
The northbound lanes of the Tri-intersection Bridge on South Gate Blvd. will be closed from Aug. 8 to Oct. 31 to repair the damaged bridge deck. The southbound bridge will accommodate two-way traffic during construction. Northbound traffic will be detoured to Community Center Dr for access to Pine Drive, Pine Valley and Air Academy High School.
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Do the right thing this election season
This is an election year, and military and federal civilians are allowed to participate in the political process. However, there are guidelines as far as how to participate on and off duty. Below are some rules to follow to ensure you stay within applicable guidance. Rules for civiliansFederal employees are governed by the Hatch Act, which
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2016
First Lt. Cale Simmons, an Air Force contracting officer and 2013 USAFA grad, is heading to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro to compete in the pole vault event. Check out the event Aug. 13 and 15. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mike Kaplan) 2013 grad aims for the sky on his way to the 2016 Summer Olympics
Months of training at the Air Force Academy have an Air Force contracting officer aiming for the sky and the gold at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.First Lt. Cale Simmons, a 2013 Air Force Academy graduate, earned a spot on the U.S. Olympic Team for pole vaulting July 4 at the Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon.  At the event, he cleared
0 8/04
2016
The U.S. Coast guard celebrates its 226th birthday today! Happy birthday USCG
Today, the Coast Guard celebrates its 226th birthday.The rich heritage of the Coast Guard began in 1790, and ever since those early beginnings, our Coast Guardsmen have served in every one of our nation’s conflicts.  As part of the Department of Homeland Security, these brave maritime guardians oversee our nation’s waterways, coastlines, and
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2016
Default Air Force Logo USAFA establishes new directorate
A new directorate opened here Aug. 1. Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson, the Academy superintendent, said the Directorate of Operations and Analysis, or A-3/9, is designed to give headquarters-level oversight for events, operations and assessments.  “The directorate provides disciplined and deliberate approval, oversight and tasking authority,” she said.
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2016
Junior running back Tim McVey makes a cut to avoid defenders in the Air Force-Fresno State game on Oct. 24, 2015. McVey emerged last season as a multi-dimensional threat, finishing third on the team in rushing and fourth in receiving, and racked up 887 all-purpose yards. In his first career start, he became the first player in Air Force history to have 100 yards rushing and receiving in the same game. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Van Winkle) Falcons prepare for 2016 season
Preparations are underway for the 2016 season of Falcon Football.    The team comes off a 14-game season with an 8-6 record, after competing in the conference championship game and the Armed Forces Bowl.    But head coach Troy Calhoun looks at the upcoming season as one of change and rebuilding.  “For us at the Air Force Academy, it’s a massive
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2016
Used in Emmy winning article Academy PSA earns an Emmy
The Air Force Academy was awarded an Emmy by the Heartland chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in the Community/PSA spot category for the video “What Will You Be?” showcasing the Academy and its cadets. According to its website, the Heartland Chapter recognizes, “outstanding achievements in the television industry by
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