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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Cody speaks to Airmen and cadets at Arnold Hall at the beginning of the 2015 National Character and Leadership Symposium Feb. 26, 2015. NCLS is an annual event held by the U.S. Air Force Academy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jason Gutierrez) CMSAF Cody kicks off NCLS
Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Cody kicked off the Air Force Academy's 2015 National Character and Leadership Symposium by showcasing the enlisted Airmen cadets will lead as officers once they graduate, and reminding them of the importance of leadership in the profession of arms.Cody, the 17th Airman to hold the Air Force's highest NCO
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Cadet Candidate Monica Mammah conducts a portion of the Air Force Academy Preparatory School's "It's On Us" campaign in the Community Center Theater here Tuesday. Mammah is one of 13 cadet candidates who took a pledge alongside the Prep School's senior leaders to recognize sexual assault and create an environment where it is not tolerated. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jason Gutierrez) Cadet candidates lead Prep School's 'It's On Us' pledge
A group of 13 Academy Preparatory School students and senior leaders took the "It's On Us" pledge during a presentation in the Community Center Theater here Feb. 3.The pledge commits the Prep School's student and faculty leaders to create an environment that does not tolerate sexual assault and that supports survivors.Cadet Candidate Kylee Miller
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The Pathways to Excellence is an initiative from Air Force Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson designed to integrate various mission elements' efforts to improve the Academy experience. (Original U.S. Air Force photo/Bill Evans) Panel prepares cadets for ROTC exchange
Three cadets who will take part in a first-of-its-kind Air Force ROTC exchange program next semester sat down Dec. 4 with cadets who came to the Air Force Academy with ROTC experience to discuss what they could expect when they arrive.Cadets 2nd Class Ben Goirigolzarri, Caitlon Faimon and Matt Sprague will attend Arizona State University in Tempe,
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Offutt Air Force Base celebrates Diversity Day 2010. Native American legacy is one of honor, dedication
During November, the nation pays tribute to the contributions of Native Americans throughout U.S. history.On Aug. 3, 1990, President George H. W. Bush approved a joint resolution designating November as National American Indian Heritage Month, commonly referred to as Native American Heritage Month.Many tribes were involved in the War of 1812, and
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Janae Passalaqna, far left, a teacher at East High School in Pueblo, Colo., and Betty Lee, far right, a retired teacher, listen in as Cadets 3rd Class Casey Evans and Warren Metcalf explain the specifics of 3D printing at the Public Broadcasting Service at Colorado State University – Pueblo, Oct. 24, 2014. The cadets helped Passalaqna and Lee host Homework Hotline, which allows school-aged children to call in with homework-related questions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Rachel Hammes) Cadets help with STEM questions on Homework Hotline
Two Academy cadets headed to Pueblo Oct. 24 to help youngsters with their homework and answer questions about applying to the Air Force's Academy.Cadets 3rd Class Warren Metcalf and Casey Evans appeared on "Homework Hotline" on KTSC, Colorado State University-Pueblo's Public Broadcasting Service channel.Homework Hotline allows grade school children
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Default Air Force Logo Academy reinforces stance on Honor Oath
The Air Force has instructed force support offices across the service to allow both enlisted members and officers to omit the words “So help me God” from enlistment and officer appointment oaths if an Airman chooses. This has no impact on the Cadet Honor Oath taken by cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy as the words “so help me God” were already
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Default Air Force Logo Commandant, IG staff discuss 2nd BCT inspection results
The Air Force Academy inspector general met with Commandant of Cadets Brig. Gen. Stephen Williams Sept. 2 to discuss the results of an inspection of Basic Cadet Training July 21-Aug. 2.Col. David Kuenzli's team of inspectors observed setup activities for the second phase of BCT, activities on the obstacle, confidence, assault and leadership
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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Cadet 1st Class Winston Sanks, U.S. Air Force Academy STEM outreach club, gives the thumbs up as he powers a rocket thruster. Cadets from the Academy conduct 20-25 STEM events each semester. Children and parents could visit nearly 30 booths to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in a fun, carnival-like environment Aug 23 at STEM Rocks!. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Jared Marquis) Children learn about science, technology, engineering, math at Peterson festival
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math projects brought hundreds of kids to Peterson Air and Space Museum for STEM Rocks! Aug. 23.Nearly 30 booths offered a wide variety of hands-on STEM activities, such as piloting a robot and launching homemade rockets.Army Staff Sgt. J.D. Seamons brought his children Hailey and Caleb to the event.Seamons said
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Default Air Force Logo Academy signs 1st-ever technology transfer agreement with local nonprofit
Air Force Academy officials announced the Research Office's first-ever partnership with a local technology transfer nonprofit organization designed to assist federal technology transfer today.The partnership with the Colorado Springs Technology Incubator, an organization supporting entrepreneurs, is now linked to the Academy's multimillion dollar
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The Class of 2016 committed to the Air Force Academy and the Air Force at a dinner Aug. 12. The commitment dinner tradition was established as a formal ceremony to recognize renewed commitment to the Armed Forces. (U.S. Air Force photo/Liz Copan) Cadets commit to the Academy, Air Force
During the Class of 2016 commitment dinner Tuesday night at Mitchell Hall, guest speaker Capt. Dana Pounds-Lyon challenged cadets to take their seven year Air Force commitment seriously and to understand the sacrifice inherent in serving a higher cause.Pounds-Lyon, a 2006 Academy graduate and coach for the track team here, spoke to over 1,000
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