Around the Academy - Week of May 15, 2009

A cadet with the Wings of Blue parachute team provides an aerial demonstration landing on the Terrazzo before the cadet wing in conjunction with the noon meal formation May 6. (U.S. Air Force photo/Dennis Rogers)

A cadet with the Wings of Blue parachute team provides an aerial demonstration landing on the Terrazzo before the cadet wing in conjunction with the noon meal formation May 6. (U.S. Air Force photo/Dennis Rogers)

Members of the Air Force Academy community received a unique history lesson during a Holocaust remembrance gathering April 30 in the Arnold Hall Ballroom. The "rice project" included a teacher pouring rice into different piles on the floor; each pile represented a different genocide, and the grains of rice represented lives lost in each of the tragedies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rachel Boettcher)

Members of the Air Force Academy community received a unique history lesson during a Holocaust remembrance gathering April 30 in the Arnold Hall Ballroom. The "rice project" included a teacher pouring rice into different piles on the floor; each pile represented a different genocide, and the grains of rice represented lives lost in each of the tragedies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rachel Boettcher)

Lt. Col. (Dr.) Todd Kobayashi weighs in Tuesday at the U.S. Air Force Academy's Health and Wellness Center as the conclusion of a 12-week program called "Fitness Challenge" approaches. The HAWC staff put approximately 230 participants on course toward healthier lifestyles through increased focus on diet and exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ken Carter)

Lt. Col. (Dr.) Todd Kobayashi weighs in Tuesday at the U.S. Air Force Academy's Health and Wellness Center as the conclusion of a 12-week program called "Fitness Challenge" approaches. The HAWC staff put approximately 230 participants on course toward healthier lifestyles through increased focus on diet and exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ken Carter)