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Corona Air Force leaders convene at Academy for Corona
Top Air Force officials got a chance to talk policy outside the Pentagon Oct. 30-Nov. 3 at the Air Force Academy.The annual Corona meeting gives service leaders, including the secretary, chief of staff and chief master sergeant of the Air Force, the chance to plot the future of the Air Force.The hot topics included the future of aviation, space
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2017
ADL Academy’s fight against intolerance praised by Anti-Defamation League
The Air Force Academy was recognized by the Anti-Defamation League Nov. 13 at its Never is Now Summit for its stance against intolerance. Scott Levin, director of the ADL's Mountain States' Region, applauded the Academy for combatting racism and bigotry, and for "swiftly, clearly and forcefully accessing the racial slurs at the Air Force Academy
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Major's Night Freshmen explore academic options at Major’s Night
"So what do you want to do in the Air Force?"Freshmen cadets at the Air Force Academy could be heard asking each other this question Oct. 24 at Major's Night in Fairchild Hall."[Major's Night] helps them make informed choice as they identify and select the discipline they're passionate about," said Maxine Fawcett-Yeske, the Academy's academic
0 11/02
2017
Firefighter Challenge Academy firefighters douse competition to take 'World’s Best' title
Air Force Academy firefighters beat out the competition at the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge XXVI Worlds Oct. 27 in Louisville, Kentucky. The annual challenge promotes physical fitness among firefighters and demonstrates the physical and mental stress firefighters can face on the job. Competing firefighters wore protective suits and breathing
0 11/01
2017
Flyover Multiple flyovers scheduled at Academy over weekend
Various Air Force aircraft are scheduled to perform aerial flyovers over Air Force Academy, Nov. 3-4.During the noon meal formation Nov. 3, there will be a close air support demonstration, which is expected to include Joint Terminal Attack Controllers on the Academy’s Terrazzo directing flyovers by an A-10 Thunderbolt II and F-16 Fighting Falcon
0 11/01
2017
Astronaut Astronaut shares space experience with cadets
How great is the view of Earth from space?In the words of one astronaut Oct. 20, “Absolutely spectacular.”“It’s a vibrant blue and white globe sitting in inky blackness,” said Kjell Lindgren, a 1995 graduate of the Air Force Academy who has 141 days in space under his belt.Lindgren spent six months on the International Space Station with his ISS
0 10/25
2017
Firefighter Challenge U.S. Air Force Academy is hot contender for Firefighter Combat Challenge
Firefighters from the Air Force Academy’s 10th Civil Engineering Squadron will be competing next week at the Firefighter Worlds Challenge XXVI in Louisville, Kentucky.The team will show up an already hot contender to win the “World’s Best” title, having placed or set records in a number of qualifying heats and categories during preliminary
0 10/23
2017
Commandant's Challenge 2017 Roadrunners on 'Cloud 9' after Commandant's Challenge win
Cadet Squadron 32’s “Roadrunners” beat-out the competition to win the annual Commandant’s Challenge this month.The annual competition took place Oct. 12-14, pitting the 40 squadrons against each other.“The Roadrunners are on ‘Cloud 9” after their win,” said Master Sgt. John Phillips, an academy military trainer at the squadron. “They took the top
0 10/18
2017
Milamos Conference could have ‘huge ramifications’ for space, experts say
Experts from around the world met at the Air Force Academy Oct. 9-13 to discuss perspective rules in space.Gen. John Raymond, commander of Air Force Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base, was a keynote speaker at the MILAMOS Conference, where the group discussed the creation of a “Manual on International Law Applicable to Military Uses of Outer
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2017
Exemplar Class of 2020 unveils ‘exemplar’
Sophomore cadets honored their class’ ideal Airman Oct. 4 at the Exemplar Dinner.Cadets in the Class of 2020 selected 1st Lt. Robert Hoover, a former Army Air Corps, Air Force and civilian test pilot, to be their exemplar. Hoover, of Nashville, Tennessee, was taken captive by the Germans after being shot-down by the Luftwaffe over France during
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