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Academy instructors ready Paralympics staff for Russia Academy instructors ready Paralympics staff for Russia
Two instructors from the Academy's Foreign Languages department will make a contribution to the Paralympic games this year by sharing their Russian knowledge and expertise with the U.S. Olympic Committee through lessons Dec. 16-Feb. 20. Ianina Grigortchouk and Olga Scarborough, Russian instructors here, will provide Russian cultural awareness and
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Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson (left) presents an award to Martin Johnson, an electronics engineer from the Dean of Faculty, who was was named Safety Individual of the Year at the Academy Dec. 11 during an awards presentation. The Annual Safety Awards recognize outstanding individuals, units and groups for their contribution to the USAFA Safety program. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Senior Airman Veronica Ward) 2013 Annual Safety Award winners announced
Four of the Academy's Annual Safety Awards were presented to two individuals, one unit and one group by Lt. Gen. Johnson Dec. 11 in the Superintendent's conference room.The awards recognize outstanding individuals, units and groups for their contribution to the USAFA safety program. Individuals are nominated by the nominee's organizational
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Members of the FalconSAT-6 program completed a major testing milestone Nov. 14 at Kirtland AFB, N.M. The Departments of Astronautical Engineering and Physics hosted the Fall 2013 End-of-Semester Review Thursday to brief progress on the program's spacecraft to Academy staff and faculty, as well as representatives from sponsoring organizations such as the Air Force Research Lab. Cadets brief FalconSAT progress to staff, stakeholders
Cadets in their senior capstone engineering program are briefing progress on the FalconSAT-6 and FalconSAT-7 spacecraft as well as on-going operations involving FalconSAT-3 today from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.The event, hosted by the Departments of Astronautical Engineering and Physics, is the Fall 2013 End-of-Semester Review for the program. Students will
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Members of the Academy Cyber Competition team run through scenarios in
preparation for an upcoming competition Dec. 10. (U.S. Air Force Photo/John Van Winkle)  Cadet cyber team showcases international prowess
The Air Force Academy's Cyber Competition team placed first out of 47 teams in the western hemisphere, and fifth among 123 teams overall in the University of California Santa Barbara International Capture the Flag cyber competition Dec. 6. In the competition, each university team received an identical computer with a collection of 10 vulnerable
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Cadet 4th Class Thomas Woodward (left) and Cadet 3rd Class Ellen Munsil prepare to debate at the Forensics Classic in Fairchild Hall Sept. 27. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Liz Copan) Academy competes against international schools in Forensics Classic
This year Academy took their annual forensics tournament to a new level--drawing in competition from across the world. The Air Force Academy held its 51st Forensics Classic Sept. 27-29 in Fairchild Hall incorporating over 400 competitors from 39 schools in 20 states and 6 countries. The tournament consisted of 11 speech events, and for the first
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2013
Cadet 2nd Class Jeremy Snell launches the RQ-11 Raven, a small hand-launched remote-controlled unmanned aerial system, at the Stillman Parade Field. Cadets will soon become evaluators in the Academy's unmanned aerial system program. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Liz Copan) UAS program launches cadet leadership opportunities
Two Academy juniors will break ground for future cadets, leading and instructing Defense Department combat equipment on Academy soil.Cadets 2nd Class Cori Easter and Jacob Seabury will be the first cadet Small Unmanned Aircraft System Instructors and Evaluators in the Academy's UAS Airmanship program, allowing cadets to grow as leaders and aviators
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Supreme Court associate justice Sonia Sotomayor (right) poses with Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson during a visit to the Air Force Academy Aug. 29. Sotomayor held an open forum for approximately 50 cadets and 20 faculty members from the Academy's Law and Political Sciences Department to share her experiences about life as a justice on the nation's highest court. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Sarah Chambers) Supreme Court justice holds court at the Academy
U.S. Supreme Court associate justice Sonia Sotomayor held an open forum for approximately 50 cadets and 20 faculty members from the Academy's Law and Political Science Departments Thursday afternoon to share her experiences and field questions about life as a justice on the nation's highest court."The law, especially when you're practicing and a
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2013
Default Air Force Logo Faculty, staff meet, discuss how to create safe climate
A group of Academy faculty members took part in a series of brown bag lunches focused on addressing sexual harassment and assault that concluded Tuesday with a presentation of an Army training video called "amateur night" and a discussion of how faculty and staff can reinforce respect for human dignity at the Air Force Academy.The video, published
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Default Air Force Logo Senior grabs first-place prizes at capstone competitions
Academy cadets relied on their capstone projects to take first-place prizes in three competitions earlier this month and in April.Cadet 1st Class Chelsie Lehmann competed in an elevator pitch competition at the University of North Dakota, April 13. She was given 60 seconds to explain a business plan her team created to support a texting prototype
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Dennis Muilenburg, Air Force Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Mike Gould, Dean of the Faculty Brig. Gen. Dana Born and others watch a demonstration of a cadet aeronautical engineering project called the "Night Owl" in the Aeronautics Laboratory May 13, 2013. A team of nine cadets designed the cyclogyro, which is designed to direct thrust in any direction. Muilenburg is the president and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space and Security. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Kaplan) Cadets earn praise for cyclogyro project
The Academy's superintendent, dean of the faculty and the Boeing company's executive vice president attended a briefing May 13 at the Aero Lab to recognize cadets from an aircraft design course for their award- winning design of a search and rescue and medical evacuation aircraft for the year 2045.Nine cadets from the Aeronautical Engineering 482
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