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Prep School cadet candidates take to the stairs during a supplemental fitness program session at the Academy Prep School parade field April 2. The new program was set in motion earlier this year to assist them with improving their physical fitness test scores. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Tech. Sgt. Heather Stanton) Prep School fitness program targets improvement
A new program was set in motion earlier this year to assist Prep School cadet candidates improve their physical fitness test score.The supplemental fitness program is a three-day-per-week program designed to help cadet candidates struggling to pass the Academy's cadet PFT."The program has been designed to help our cadet candidates understand the
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2014
Cadet 1st Class Ford Carty, shown here performing with the Drum and Bugle Corps at the Academy, won a research award for best undergraduate research poster from the American Chemical Society's Division of Polymer Chemistry this month. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Mike Kaplan) Cadet wins American Chemical Society award for polymer research
A senior cadet here won an award for the best undergraduate research poster from the American Chemical Society's Division of Polymer Chemistry during the Society's national meeting in Dallas March 16-20.Cadet 1st Class Ford Carty's poster was judged best of 31 posters, including some presented by students from California Technical University, Texas
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2014
A 31st Fighter Wing F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot prepares his jet for de-arming after landing at Graf Ignatievo Air Force Base, Bulgaria, April 17, 2012. Graf Ignatievo is now host to more than two dozen F-16s and more than 500 U.S. Airmen in support of Thracian Star 2012. Thracian Star is a month-long joint training exercise focused on building partnerships and increasing interoperability with the Bulgarian pilots, maintainers, joint terminal air controllers, firefighters and security forces airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Katherine Windish) Academy to adopt 'all-in' classification process for rated careers
How are rated officer accessions like the Musketeers? They'll both be "all for one and one for all" starting with the Air Force Academy's Class of 2015. The Academy will adjust its rated classification process starting this fall to meet its targets for combat systems officers, air battle managers and remotely piloted aircraft pilots using an
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2014
Class of 2016 cadets brave freezing temperatures and snow on their “Run to the Rock,” March 9, 2013. The run is an annual Academy tradition heralding the start of Recognition for freshman cadets. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Sarah Chambers) Freshmen cadets get ready to be recognized
Recognition, which started Thursday, is more than just a tradition at the Air Force Academy: It's also a chance for upperclassmen to see whether freshmen are ready to become leaders, three cadets who are involved with planning for the event said Tuesday."Recognition is the culminating trial for fourth-class cadets to prove they have learned the
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2014
Retired Brig. Gen. Dan Cherry spoke to cadets and Academy staff about reconciliation and forgiveness at the 2014 National Character and Leadership Symposium here Feb. 27. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Liz Copan) Retired general speaks about reconciliation, forgiveness at NCLS
One officer's story proves that reconciliation, even under the most abstract circumstances, is possible.Such was the focus of retired Brig. Gen. Dan Cherry's story when he spoke during the 2014 National Character and Leadership Symposium here Feb. 27 and 28."I'm delighted to be here with you today -- to tell you somewhat of a war story, but in
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2014
Scott Hines, mayor of Rancho Mirage, Calif., and a 1992 Academy graduate, speaks to cadets and staff members about taking risks and overcoming failure at the 2014 National Character and Leadership Symposium here Feb. 28. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Sarah Chambers) Taking risks can lead to success, NCLS speaker tells cadets
An Academy grad who went on to become a corporate executive and the mayor of a southern California city encouraged cadets on taking risks and overcoming failure at the 2014 National Character and Leadership Symposium here Feb. 27-28.Along with his time as mayor of Rancho Mirage, Calif., Class of '92 graduate Scott Hines now serves that city as a
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2014
Lisa Leslie (right) and Michael Lockwood hold hands while speaking during the 21st annual National Character and Leadership Symposium Feb. 27. Both Leslie, a former women's basketball player and gold-medal Olympic athlete, and Lockwood, '89 Academy graduate and pilot, spoke about maintaining a balance between caraeer and family during their presentation. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Liz Copan) Lisa Leslie & Michael Lockwood: Balancing career and family
Lisa Leslie and Michael Lockwood spoke in a joint presentation about choices, setting goals, and maintaining a balance between career and family Feb. 27 at the 21st annual National Character and Leadership Symposium.Leslie, who is a former professional women's basketball player, gold-medal Olympic athlete, model, and news anchor, emphasized the
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2014
Academy cadets are helping Colorado Springs officials improve passenger numbers at the Colorado Springs Airport. Pictured from left to right: Cadets 1st Class Anthony Riel, Helen Jantscher, Kassie Gurnell, and Hannah Peterson. (U.S. Air Force/Courtesy Photo) Cadets, airport officials team to build-up passenger-base
Academy cadets here are helping Colorado Springs officials improve passenger numbers at the Colorado Springs Airport. Since Frontier Airlines ended flights from Colorado Springs just more than a year ago, the municipal airport has seen passenger levels drop precipitously. The problem, airport officials say, is that too many people are now bypassing
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2014
Cadet 1st Class Reuben Luoma-Overstreet (second from left) is applauded by Cadet Wing in Mitchell Hall Tuesday after assuming command of the Cadet Wing. Commandant of Cadets Brig. Gen. Greg Lengyel (left) was the event’s presiding official. Luoma-Overstreet will work with Lengyel to meet the student body’s needs. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Mike Kaplan) Cadet Wing changes commanders
Cadet 1st Class Reuben Luoma-Overstreet assumed command of the Cadet Wing Jan. 7, succeeding Cadet 1st Class Moranda Hern in a ceremony here.Luoma-Overstreet, who was born in San Diego but spent much of his youth in Arlington, Va., will represent the Cadet Wing in working with the commandant of cadets to meet the student body's needs."My long-term
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2014
U.S. Air Force Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson speaks to Academy Airmen at a Superintendent's Call Jan. 7 at the Arnold Hall Theatre. At the event, the general spoke on how the Academy can maintain it's leading edge in an era of fiscal constraints and other challenges./U.S. Air Force photo by Elizabeth Copan Supt.'s Call: Lt. Gen. Johnson speaks on accomplishments, challenges
Air Force Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson discussed budgetary uncertainties and the essence of the Air Force Academy's mission during a series of Superintendent's calls in Arnold Hall Jan. 7.A decline of $53.5 million in the Academy's budget from fiscal year 2013 to FY 2014, and uncertainty leading into FY 2015, will force the
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