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Cadet research Academy preps for annual Research Awards Ceremony
The Air Force Academy will host its 22nd annual Research Awards Ceremony Jan. 25 in Polaris Hall to showcase how the school advances engineering, humanities, science and the social sciences. Associate Dean for Research Lt. Col. Don Rhymer said the ceremony recognizes the often revolutionary research of cadets and faculty.  “Our programs create a
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2018
Visiting Hours USAFA visiting hours change for holiday
The Air Force Academy will be closed to visitors Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.The Cadet Chapel will be closed Dec. 29-30. Worship services are not scheduled during the weekend.Those with a valid Defense Department identification, driver’s license, and registration and insurance, will be allowed on base.
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2017
Deer U.S. Air Force Academy to host deer hunt Dec 16-18
 The Air Force Academy's Natural Resources office will conduct the second weekend of the Academy’s annual deer hunt Dec. 16-18. The Falcon Trail, USAFA Archery Range, Pine Valley horse pastures, and par course located between the archery range and the Community Center gym will be closed during the hunt. Academy officials are urging personnel and
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2017
Bridge Overhaul on aging bridge at Academy to start Dec 17
A $15.2 million project to refurbish the busiest bridge at the Air Force Academy begins next week and is scheduled to last through spring 2019. The work on the bridge on South Gate Boulevard, near the intersection of Pine Drive and Stadium Boulevard, includes lane reductions and traffic detours throughout the project.  The bridge is the
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2017
Default Air Force Logo SecAF, CSAF direct review of all Air Force programs
Air Force senior leaders have directed a Zero-Based Review of all Air Force programs, budget accounts and associated manpower authorizations in preparation for assembling the Fiscal Year 2020 Program Objective Memorandum and Future Years Defense Plan. The review will examine whether the right services are being provided the right way across the Air
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2017
Schwarzman scholarship Cadet sets sights on China with Schwarzman scholarship
An Air Force Academy cadet earned an international scholarship to study in China next year.Cadet 1st Class Benjamin Hook will study global affairs at Beijing’s Tsinghua University, courtesy of the Schwarzman scholarship.“Having taken two years of Mandarin language study at the Academy, I look forward to experiencing Chinese culture and language
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2017
Breakfast with Santa Breakfast with Santa: a fun family start to holiday season
Breakfast with Santa means more to most children than just breakfast. It’s their chance to make sure their Christmas wishes have been heard by the bearded elf. This year’s event offers seatings 8 and 10 a.m., Dec. 2 at the Falcon Club. Free tickets were available beginning Nov. 14 at the Child Development Center and the Youth Center. “We are
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2017
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. – Laura Benton, center, and family enjoy a Snowball tailgate event held by the local Non Commissioned Officers Association at the U.S. Air Force Academy vs. Army football game Nov. 4, 2017 at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado. 
Benton and other families who had loved ones die while on active duty are hosted in these events, leading up to the national Snowball Express event held in Texas each year. All Snowball events aim to let families, especially children, know they are not forgotten and to connect them with families in similar situations to now they are not alone.
(U.S. Air Force photo by Dave Smith) Snowball event brings smiles: NCOA hosts survivor families
The local chapter of the Non Commissioned Officers Association hosted a Snowball tailgate event during the U.S. Air Force Academy vs. Army football game Nov. 4, 2017 at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo., for families of military members who died while on active duty.
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Capt. Lesly Palicia, back left, performs a set of burpees after falling at the Battering Rams obstacle with the support of fellow Air Force Alpha Warrior competitors Capts. Rachel Schaefer. Noah Palacia and Jeff Schaefers. The couples were on the U.S. Air Force Academy track team together. (U.S. Air Force photo by Carole Chiles Fuller) Academy grads reunite to compete in Air Force Alpha Warrior Final Battle
The Air Force Alpha Warrior Final Battle Nov. 11 at the Alpha Warrior Proving Ground at Retama Park in Selma, Texas, became a de-facto family reunion for several U.S. Air Force Academy graduates.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Air Force leaders send Thanksgiving message to Airmen, families
Fellow Airmen:As we approach the holiday season, we pause to thank you for the enduring sacrifices you and your families make for America. The demands we place on you are immense and you continue to be guardians for the nation. We hope you’ll take time to reflect on the significance of everything you’ve accomplished this year, and thank your family
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