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Default Air Force Logo McDermott Library renovations give cadets’ more study space
Cadets have more study space now that an eight-month overhaul of McDermott Library is complete.Workers completed the third-floor facelift in February, retooling 40,000 square-feet to give cadets more space.The third floor is designed to encourage collaboration between cadets and can comfortably seat 300.Renovations included individual study areas
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Default Air Force Logo CyberWorx achieves initial operational capability
Air Force CyberWorx achieved initial operational capability, Air Force officials announced last month. CyberWorx is an Air Force-level entity focused on technological and human innovation in the cyber realm with emphasis on developing public-private partnerships. As the Air Force’s cyber innovation center, CyberWorx is a new venture for the Air
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Senior Airman Alexis Fierro shares a moment with her military working dog, "Nick," at the 10th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog Memorial Grounds, March 2, 2017, at the U.S. Air Force Academy. Fierro is one of the squadron's military working dog handlers. Airmen from the squadron are scheduled to give the grounds a complete brush-up March 4, 2017. UPDATE: MWD memorial grounds get March 4 clean up
Security Forces Airmen spruced up the Military Working Dog Memorial Grounds here March 4, clearing the site of debris and brush for several MDWs laid to rest.    In all, 20 volunteers showed up to give the site a respectable appearance, said Tech. Sgt. John Kroll, the 10th Security Forces Squadron'S kennel master. The group raked the area, moved
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Eleven master sergeants at the U.S. Air Force Academy were notified March 2, 2017, that they had been selected for promotion to senior master sergeant. (U.S. Air Force Graphic) 11 Academy NCOs selected for E-8 promotion
Eleven master sergeants at the Air Force Academy were selected for promotion to senior master sergeant March 2.They are:  USAFA HQ Staff Joshua Gates Emily Gazzaway Christopher Lasher 10th Air Base Wing Paula Barkhauer Benjamin Sward Cadet Wing David Coles John Cunningham William Fundling William Newcomb Dean of Faculty
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Default Air Force Logo 10th CES firefighters respond to Milne fire Feb 27
Firefighters here returned from Hanover Feb. 27 after responding to the Milne fire near Peyton Highway. According to reports, about 5,000 acres were blackened by the fire, reported that day.“Our response is part of our mutual aid agreement with El Paso County,” said Martin Clinton, an assistant fire chief at the 10th Civil Engineer Squadron. “When
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Retired Army Col. Greg Gadson, the keynote speaker for this year's National Character and Leadership Symposium at the U.S. Air Force Academy, speaks from the stage in Arnold Hall, Feb. 23, 2017. Gadson spoke about the value of developing character at the symposium. He lost his legs to a roadside bomb in 2007. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Kaplan)  NCLS keynote speaker: ‘Good leaders save lives’
Retired Army Col. Greg Gadson said he’s grateful to be alive.Gadson was the keynote speaker here at the annual National Character and Leadership Symposium, Feb. 23. “Good leaders save lives,” he said from his wheelchair on the Arnold Hall stage.Gadson lost his legs after his armored vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Baghdad in May 2007. He was
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Dr. Geoff McHarg (left), director of the Space Physics and Atmospheric Research Center at the U.S. Air Force Academy, stands with Cadet 3rd Class Nick McDaniel (middle) and Cadet 4th Class Sequoia Chun, in front of the Vehicle Assembly Building at Cape Canaveral, Florida, Feb. 19, 2017. The trio attended the Space-X CRS-10 launch taking the latest Academy space experiment to the International Space station. (U.S. Air Force photo) 

Academy physics experiment goes to International Space station
A cadet and faculty space physics experiment is in the hands of astronauts aboard the International Space station, more than 250 miles above the Earth. The latest Air Force Academy academic product in space is the Space Test Program-Houston 5 Automated Plume Sentry or “APS.”The sentry was delivered by Space-X Corporation’s CRS-10 mission,
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Default Air Force Logo Academy opens NCLS Feb 23
Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson said today’s cadets need to think like warriors to be successful officers.   Johnson, the superintendent of the Air Force Academy, gave remarks in Arnold Hall to open the National Character and Leadership Symposium here. The annual event features military, corporate, and academic speakers who share their stories of
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D.J. "Eagle Bear" Vanas, a motivational speaker and member of the Odawa Nation, speaks to cadets and staff Feb. 16, 2017 at the Prayer Lunch hosted by the U.S. Air Force Academy. Vanas, a 1993 graduate of the Academy, spoke about the importance of accepting the spiritual practices of others and how a spiritual belief system can lead to holistic growth. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Kaplan) Academy Prayer Lunch features Native-American speaker D.J. “Eagle Bear” Vanas
A Native-American motivational speaker said Feb. 16 that spiritual faith only has merit when it’s practiced. D.J. “Eagle Bear” Vanas spoke to cadets and staff at the Prayer Lunch here, an offshoot of this month’s National Prayer Breakfast in Washington. “Our spiritual faith doesn’t mean much unless we practice it daily,” he said.Vanas, a 1993
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The U.S. Air Force Academy will host the National Character and Leadership Symposium Feb. 23-24, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Kaplan) Academy to host NCLS: 9/11 pilot among featured speakers
The Air Force Academy will host the National Character and Leadership Symposium Feb. 23-24 in Arnold Hall. The annual event will feature numerous civilian and military speakers giving their perspective on leadership challenges."NCLS encourages us to be engaged citizens and equips us for honorable living and effective leadership," said Lt. Gen.
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