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Volunteers are needed to serve as docents at the Cadet Wing Chapel at the U.S. Air Force Academy. The chapel staff hopes to double it's amount of volunteer staff by July 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo)
'A great gig': Cadet Chapel accepting volunteer docent applications
The Cadet Wing chaplain plans to double the chapel’s volunteer staff of docents by July.   Docents help keep the chapel open to tens of thousands of visitors each year, said Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Mike Newton.“They enhance the visitor experience and promote continual care for this iconic structure,” he said. Docents supplement memorials, funerals,
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Robert Cardillo, the director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, speaks to cadets in Fairchild Hall Feb. 10, 2017 at the U.S. Air Force Academy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jason Gutierrez) An unclassified conversation: NGA director visits cadets
The head of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency visited the Air Force Academy Feb. 10.Robert Cardillo said the future is bright for geospatial science majors and computer programmers here who hope to join the U.S. Intel community.  “The future of the agency lies in computer coding and computational thinking,” Cardillo said. “Sensors are
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Chief Master Sgt. Robert Boyer, the command chief at the U.S. Air Force Academy, speaks to enlisted Airmen Jan. 31, 2017 at an all-call in Arnold Hall Theater. Boyer also hosted an all-call for enlisted Airmen at the Community Center Theater the same day. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jason Gutierrez)
Academy command chief hosts all-call Feb 7
It’s hard to feel disconnected when your senior enlisted leader gives you his phone number, but Chief Master Sgt. Robert Boyer did just that at his first official all-call as command chief here Feb. 7. Boyer’s all-call featured a Q-and-A session with Airmen in the audience and recognized several Airmen for their work. He also discussed his top
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force announces 6th athletic hall of fame class
 The Air Force Academy announced its sixth class for induction into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame. The class consists of two coaches, five athletes and one team. Coaches Rich Gugat (men’s tennis) and Paul Arata (men’s and women’s swimming), athletes Mike Thiessen (baseball and football), Jim Murphy (track and field), Seth Kelsey (fencing), Don
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Seven A-10C Thunderbolt IIs from the 74th Fighter Squadron line up on the runway before takeoff during Green Flag-West 17-03, Jan. 24, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The 74th FS brought 12 A-10s to GFW to support a joint large-force combat readiness exercise for close air support integration training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan) Academy grad, Army brigade combat teams train at Green Flag
Pilots from the 74th Fighter Squadron prepared for future deployments while participating in Green Flag-West 17-03, Jan. 13-27 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.Green Flag West is an air-land integration exercise giving Air Force pilots a chance to conduct realistic close air support in a joint training environment designed to mirror conditions
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Former Congresswoman Heather Wilson, a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, is President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of the Air Force, the White House announced Jan. 23, 2017. (Courtesy photo)
White House nominates Academy grad Heather Wilson to become Air Force secretary
The White House announced last month that President Donald Trump intends to nominate former New Mexico Congresswoman and Air Force Academy grad Heather Wilson to be the next Air Force secretary.  If confirmed, Wilson will replace former Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James to become the first Academy graduate to serve as secretary. "Her
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Default Air Force Logo Academy, AOG to honor 4 distinguished grads
Four graduates are slated to receive the Air Force Academy’s Distinguished Graduate Award April 7.   The Academy and Association of Graduates have selected annual distinguished graduates since 2001 to recognize alumni who make significant contributions to the U.S. and their communities. This year’s recipients are: retired Gen.s’ George Butler,
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Ex-CIA director Michael Hayden speaks to cadets from the stage  at Arnold Hall Theater, Jan. 24, 2017, at the U.S. Air Force Academy. Hayden spoke to an audience of cadets first class about the challenges of leadership. Hayden, a retired Air Force four star general, also served as head of the National Security Agency and is a former principal deputy director of National Intelligence. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jason Gutierrez) Former CIA director Hayden speaks to cadets
Ex-CIA director Michael Hayden told senior cadets here Jan. 24 that leadership is often like baseball. “You might not think you’re ready to be at bat but you’re there at home plate,” he said. “Something beyond you has put you there and you’d better be ready to swing.” Hayden said the lessons cadets learn about leadership at the Air Force Academy
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Cadets from each cadet squadron and other U.S. Air Force Academy representatives, march Jan. 20, 2017, in the Inaugural Parade in Washington. The cadets were among the 1,500 cadets, midshipmen and staff of the other service academies who marched in the parade to honor President Donald Trump. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Veronica Cruz) Academy cadets march in Inaugural Parade
Air Force Academy cadets represented the Academy and Air Force during the 58th Presidential Inauguration Parade, Jan. 20 in Washington.Eighty-nine cadets marched to honor the 45th President, Donald Trump, on the day of his swearing-in.Cadet 1st Class Sara Fishbein, former Cadet Wing commander, led the Academy cadets on the nearly two-mile route
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Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson (left), the superintendent of the U.S. Air Force Academy, recognizes the Academy's four newest permanent professors at a Jan. 6, 2016 investiture ceremony in Arnold Hall. The professors are (from left to right): Col. John Cinnamon, head of the Aeronautics Department; Col. Scott Williams, head of the Mathematical Sciences Department; Col. Steven Hasstedt, head of the Biology Department; and Col. Mark Anarumo, director of the Center for Character and Leadership Development. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jason Gutierrez) Senior faculty members recognized as permanent professors
The Air Force Academy recognized four new permanent professors at a Jan. 6 investiture ceremony in Arnold Hall.They are Col. John Cinnamon, head of the Aeronautics Department; Col. Scott Williams, head of the Mathematical Sciences Department; Col. Steven Hasstedt, head of the Biology Department; and Col. Mark Anarumo, director of the Center for
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