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Default Air Force Logo Academy cadet pronounced dead in Colo. Springs hospital
An Air Force Academy cadet was pronounced dead Sept. 16 at approximately 3:30 a.m. at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colo., after he was found unconscious in his dormitory room at the Air Force Academy Sept. 15.Cadet 1st Class Marc Henning, a native of Crossville, Ill., was 22. He was assigned to Cadet Squadron 20.The cause of the death is
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Cadets with the Air Force Academy Class of 2014 swear their oaths of office during the Academy's Acceptance Day ceremony Aug. 4, 2010. Acceptance marks the Class of 2014's transition out of Basic Cadet Training and into the Cadet Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Kaplan) Cadet Wing accepts Class of 2014
The basics are gone. Today, there are only cadets.The Air Force Academy, including graduates of the Class of 1974, welcomed the Class of 2014 into the Cadet Wing Wednesday morning in a ceremony at the Stillman Parade Field.Retired Maj. Gen. Ron Sega represented the Class of '74, which is the partner class and legacy class to the newly minted
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Basic Cadet Alexander Pecci III crawls through an obstacle at the Leadership Reaction Course in Jacks Valley during Basic Cadet Training at the U.S. Air Force Academy July 16, 2010. The Leadership Reaction Course teaches basic cadets group and individual problem solving and effective leadership by having them work through 15 obstacles of varying difficulty. (U.S. Air Force photo/J. Rachel Spencer) Photo Essay: Class of 2014 navigates Leadership Course
Basic cadets with the Air Force Academy's Class of 2014 navigated the Leadership Reaction Course in Jacks Valley July 16 as part of their second phase of Basic Cadet Training.The basic cadets will be sworn in as freshmen Aug. 4 and will begin classes Aug. 5.View the slideshow.
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Brig. Gen. Richard Clark accepts the commandant of cadets guidon from Air Force Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Mike Gould during a change-of-command ceremony at the Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., July 9, 2010. Prior to this assignment, General Clark was the vice commander of 8th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic) at Barksdale Air Force Base, La. He is a 1986 graduate of the Academy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Bill Evans) Commandant assignment 'a dream come true' for 1986 graduate
A 1986 Air Force Academy graduate and B-1 Lancer pilot with more than 4,200 flight hours assumed command of the Academy's Cadet Wing in a ceremony July 9.Brig. Gen. Richard Clark succeeds Brig. Gen. Sam Cox, who has been selected for reassignment as commander of Air Mobility Command's 618th Tanker Airlift Control Center at Scott Air Force Base,
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Brig. Gen. Sam Cox, center, administers basic cadets' oaths of allegiance during a swearing-in ceremony at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 25, 2010. General Cox is the Academy commandant of cadets, responsible for more than 4,000 cadets' military training and airmanship education, supervising cadet life activities and supporting facilities and logistics. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Kaplan) Basic cadets take oaths, begin training
The 1,274-strong Class of 2014 began its first full day of military training June 25 with a swearing-in ceremony as parents watched from an overlook near the Cadet Chapel.Brig. Gen. Sam Cox, the Academy's commandant of cadets, administered the oath. General Cox is in charge of military training for the Academy's cadre of more than 4,000 cadets.View
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Cadet 1st Class Nathan Dial and Brig. Gen. Dana Born affix a 2010 Outstanding Squadron banner to Cadet Squadron 19's guidon during the Individual Awards Parade at the U.S. Air Force Academy's Stillman Parade Field May 24, 2010. Cadet Dial was the Fall 2009 Cadet Wing commander. General Born is the dean of the faculty. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rachel Boettcher) 'Wolverines' take outstanding squadron honors
Cadet Squadron 19 won the Outstanding Squadron of the Year award May 21 for the 2009-2010 Academic year.The squadron took first place in military and academic performance and ended up in fourth place overall for athletics to earn the award."That was our goal the whole time," said Cadet 1st Class Emma Przybyslawski, cadet squadron commander for CS
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Newly commissioned second lieutenants throw their hats into the air to celebrate graduation in Falcon Stadium at the Air Force Academy May 26, 2010. The Thunderbirds U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Team performed at the conclusion of the ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Bill Evans) Joint Chiefs chairman delivers Academy commencement
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff delivered the commencement for Graduation 2010 in Falcon Stadium before a reported crowd of 29,682 here May 26.Navy Adm. Mike Mullen is the first Joint Chiefs chairman to speak at an Air Force Academy graduation ceremony in the Academy's 55-year history."Let me be among the first to congratulate you and
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Bob and Susie Schulte present Cadet 1st Class Mychol Alexander with the first Lieutenant Roslyn Schulte Award for Cadet Character and Leadership during a ceremony at the Air Force Academy's McDermott Library May 25, 2010. The award is named for Mr. and Mrs. Schulte's daughter, 1st Lt. Roslyn Schulte, who was killed by a roadside bomb near Kabul, Afghanistan, May 20, 2009. (U.S. Air Force photo/Johnny Wilson) Aurora native wins Lt. Schulte character award
A native of Aurora, Colo., and member of Cadet Squadron 30 won the inaugural 1st Lt. Roslyn Schulte Cadet Character and Leadership Award during a ceremony held in the McDermott Library here May 25.Cadet 1st Class Mychol Alexander received the award for his role as cadet in charge of the 2010 National Character and Leadership Symposium.As cadet in
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Default Air Force Logo Academy recognizes top 2010 graduates
The Academy honored the Class of 2010's top graduates for their achievements at the Individual Awards Ceremony May 24 in Clune Arena here. Cadet 1st Class Bradford Waldie is this year's overall top graduate, earning a 3.348 physical performance average, a 3.404 military performance average and a 3.97 cumulative grade point average. Cadet 1st Class
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The Spring 2010 Falcon Heritage Forum features recent Air Force Academy graduates who have returned to the Academy to talk about their career experiences. (U.S. Air Force image) Recent grads to highlight Falcon Heritage Forum
More than 40 recent Academy graduates from the classes of 2006-2009 are set to participate in the Falcon Heritage Forum April 14-16.The three-day event, hosted by the Center for Character Leadership and Development and themed, "Officers of Character: Lieutenants in Action," offers cadets a chance to interact directly with veterans from various
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