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French air force Maj. Nicolas Lieumont, Patrouille France pilot, shows his Falcon spirit after flying over the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, April 19, 2017. Lieumont was an exchange student at the Academy in 2004. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes) Former USAFA exchange student 'flies over' Academy
Just after 11:30 a.m. April 19, French air force Maj. Nicolas Lieumont was flying with his Patrouille France team above Colorado Springs and about to enter the Air Force Academy airspace.The former Academy exchange student said he can’t help but feel nostalgia upon seeing the familiar scenery of Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and the Academy
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Col. Jack Fischer, a 1996 U.S. Air Force Academy graduate and astronaut, will travel to the International Space Station April 20. (Photo by James Blair) Academy grad prepares for lift off to International Space station
An Air Force Academy graduate will travel to the International Space Station April 20 to conduct research NASA hopes will eventually lead to a mission to Mars.Astronaut Col. Jack Fischer will take the six-hour flight to the station, more than 200 miles above the Earth, with cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin of Roscosmos, Russia’s State Corporation for
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Default Air Force Logo Academy to celebrate Arbor Day April 26
The Air Force Academy will celebrate Arbor Day, 9:30-11:15 a.m., April 26 at Douglass Valley Elementary School. The event is planned to include tree planting, a ceremony recognizing the Academy as a “Tree City USA" member, an appearance by Smokey the Bear, and more.“We look forward to this every year and believe it is beneficial that, this year, we
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Default Air Force Logo Arts and Crafts Center offers 'Paint a Pig' contest
Imaginative fun shines from cleverly-crafted ceramic pigs displayed in this year’s “Painting with A Pig” competition at the 10th Force Support Squadron’s Arts and Crafts Center. Entries include "Bob Ross-Pig," Winged Pig, "Spidey-Pig," "Oscar Meyer-Pig," and others. “We created this competition because we all spend so much time focusing on the
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The U.S. Air Force Academy will commemorate Earth Day, April 22, 2017. (NASA photo) Academy preps for Earth Day
The Air Force Academy will celebrate Earth Day April 21 with an information booth 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Main Exchange.                Brian Gott, environmental technician with the 10 Civil Engineer Squadron, said the primary focus is to educate Air Force families about greenhouse gases and how they can play a positive role in protecting the
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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph F. Dunford is scheduled to give the commencement speech for the Class of 2017 graduation ceremony May 24, 2017, at the U.S. Air Force Academy. (Department of Defense photo) JCS Chairman Dunford to speak at USAFA graduation May 24
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. is scheduled to give the Class of 2017 commencement speech, May 24 at the Air Force Academy.  As chairman, Dunford is the highest-ranking military officer in the U.S. and principal military adviser to the president, secretary of defense and National Security Council. Visit
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Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson (left), superintendent of the U.S. Air Force Academy, shakes hands with retired Col. Gary Payton at the Founders' Day Dinner, April 7 at the Falcon Club. Payton, along with retired Gen.s' George Butler and Charles Holland; and David Yost, are the recipients of the 2016 Distinguished Graduate Award. Founders' Day is a traditional celebration of the legacy and future of the Academy and its founders. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Kaplan) Academy celebrates Founders’ Day
The Air Force Academy hailed its origins April 7 with its annual Founders’ Day celebration.  Founders Day is a traditional celebration of the legacy and future of the Air Force Academy and its founders. Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson and the William Thompson, the president and CEO of the Academy’s Association of Graduates,
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Default Air Force Logo Academy’s Operations Research Program recognized for reach, excellence
The Air Force Academy won a high-level award April 4 for its work to advance operations research and prepare graduates to be research practitioners, as Air Force analysts. The 2017 UPS George D. Smith Prize was presented to the Academy at the 2017 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The annual
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Default Air Force Logo Academy to host Colo Springs Undergraduate Research Forum
The Air Force Academy will host the 14th annual Colorado Springs Undergraduate Research Forum April 15 in Polaris and Arnold halls. The forum is a collaborative venture between Colorado College, the Academy and the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.  “The event gives undergraduate students from all three institutions the opportunity to
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Cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy rally in Clune Arena to show support of victims of sexual assault in 2015. This year, Airmen across the globe will take part in Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention month in April to increase awareness, prevent sexual assault and show care and concern for the victims of this crime. (U.S. Air Force photo/Liz Copan)

 
USAFA to raise sexual assault awareness with April activities
Airmen across the globe will take part in Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention month in April to increase awareness, prevent sexual assault and show care and concern for the victims of this crime.  ]The Air Force Academy is no exception, and cadets and staff will host activities to help us on our institutional journey toward eradicating sexual
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