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Flying Competition USAFA to host collegiate flying competition, Oct 7-14
The Air Force Academy will host this year’s annual National Flying Association, Region 1, competition, Oct. 7-14. Along with the Academy, five colleges and universities will compete: Metropolitan State University, Utah State University, Westminster College, Colorado Northwestern Community College, and Rocky Mountain College. The competition
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10th SFS No trespassing: 10 SFS issues 'surface danger' area notice
An area used for weapons training by 10th Security Forces Airmen is off-limits to anyone not conducting official training or without approval of the 10th SFS. The "surface danger area," is in the northwest part of the Air Force Academy near Cathedral Rock. It's marked by off-limit signs.Anyone in the area without permission may be detained and
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Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria, superintendent of the U.S. Air Force Academy, addresses racial slurs recently found at the Academy Preparatory School with Academy cadets, staff and faculty, Sept. 28 2017. Superintendent addresses racial slurs at USAFA
The Air Force Academy superintendent addressed cadets, faculty, staff and cadet candidates today in the wake of racial slurs found Monday written on the dormitory message boards of five African American cadets at the Academy’s Preparatory School.“If you’re outraged by those words, then you’re in the right place,” said Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria. “That
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Capt. Victor, 17th Attack Squadron MQ-9 Reaper pilot, teaches robotics students as a volunteer mentor Sept. 7, 2017, in Las Vegas. Academy grad, MQ-9 pilot gives back
Service is defined as unrelenting devotion to one’s duty to his or her country. It’s one of the core values instilled into every Airman in the U.S. Air Force today. However, for one Airman, it also means giving back to his community. For the last eight years, Capt. Victor, an MQ-9 Reaper pilot assigned to the 17th Attack Squadron, has spent most of his days off volunteering with science, technology, engineering and math programs centered on mentoring the youth and hopefully inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers.
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Reserve Airmen from the 340th Flying Training Group’s 70th Flying Training Squadron at the Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. load more than 600 pounds of relief supplies to deliver to citizens in Beaumont, Texas after Hurricane Harvey. (Courtesy photo). 70th Flying Training Squadron Airmen donate and deliver hurricane relief supplies to South Texas
Following Hurricane Harvey’s path of destruction, many communities in south Texas were isolated from normal distribution chains and running critically short on essential supplies. Reserve Airmen from the 340th Flying Training Group’s 70th Flying Training Squadron at the Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., teamed up with an
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Tech. Sgt. Cassandra Hanak Reserve Citizen Airmen Essential to USAFA Mission
Reserve Citizen Airmen bring their skills and experience to augment the active-duty force at the U.S. Air Force Academy in order to produce tomorrow’s Air Force leaders.“Each year the Air Force Academy depends on Reserve Citizen Airmen in order to fulfill the mission here,” said Col. Christine Holliday, Reserve advisor to the superintendent, U.S.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo 7 FACTS ABOUT AMERICA’S GOT TALENT FINALIST “IN THE STAIRWELL” THAT WILL MAKE YOU LOVE THEM AND THE AIR FORCE
The United States Air Force Academy's a cappella group "In the Stairwell" were voted into the America's Got Talent semifinals and to celebrate we're going to declassify 7 surprising facts about these young men who are serving their country and melting hearts across the world.1. If they win the competition, they don't get the $1 million grand
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2017
Suicide Prevention Month graphic Suicide prevention month: stopping suicide is everyone’s battle
September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time for Americans to build awareness and help understand suicide in our culture. More than 40,000 Americans lose their life due to suicide each year and research shows that rates in the military and the general population are very close. The loss of any one person to suicide is a tragedy, and that is why
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2017
Hurricane Harvey Parent groups reach out to cadets from hurricane-struck Gulf Coast
When Hurricane Harvey struck Texas, the North Texas Parent Club “got mobilized” and organized a dinner Sept. 1 at a Colorado Springs restaurant for cadets from the Gulf Coast.Hurricane Harvey, the largest rainstorm in the history of the continental U.S. according to some meteorologists, began pounding the region Aug. 26. It’s since been downgraded
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INFORMS Prize USAFA wins high-level Operations Research award
The Institute for Operations Research and Management awarded the prestigious 2017 UPS George Smith Prize to the U.S. Air Force Academy for its innovative Operations Research program, Aug. 25.Smith was a UPS chief executive officer who championed operations research at Fortune 500 corporations.Brig. Gen. Andrew Armacost, the Academy’s dean of the
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