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The Air Force Marathon is a Boston Marathon qualifying event, and the course goes past a number of historic landmarks including Huffman Prairie where the Wright Brothers perfected manned flight. For more information see http://www.usafmarathon.com. English instructor wins 2nd AF marathon in 3 years
An English Department instructor here won his second Air Force Marathon in three years, finishing the 2012 marathon Sept. 15 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in 2:28:58.Capt. Brian Dumm won the 2010 Air Force Marathon with a time of 2:27:49."It was great to be out there representing the Air Force in a community that is so Air Force-proud,"
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2012
Discovery Canyon students admire a one-sixth scale model of the Mercury capsule donated by the Air Force Academy's Astronautics Department Aug. 30, 2012. The model is a replica of the capsule that astronaut John Glenn flew when he became the first American to orbit Earth. (U.S. Air Force photo/Sarah Chambers) Donations spark interest in space
The Academy's Astronautics Department donated four surplus spacecraft models to the Discovery Canyon Campus Aug. 30 to continue generating enthusiasm for careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM.The department was cleaning up its laboratory and, rather than putting the unused items back into storage or disposing of them,
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HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- Two F-22 Raptors taxi by show center Oct. 8, 2011, after their fly-by during the “Legacy of Liberty” Open House and Air Show. The F-22 Raptor is the Air Force’s newest fighter aircraft and its combination of stealth, supercruise and maneuverability represents a leap in technology. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman DeAndre Curtiss / Released) Academy 'all in' at weekend airshow
Cadets from the Academy's Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Outreach Club will join their flying and jumping classmates at the Rocky Mountain Airshow in north Denver Aug. 24-26.The airshow, held by Colorado Sport Aviation at the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport, will also include demonstrations by the Air Force parachute demonstration
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2012
Default Air Force Logo Academy names outstanding graduates
The Academy named the outstanding graduates from the Class of 2012 on Monday based on their academic, military and athletic accomplishments.Among those recognized for their achievements are:- Cadet 1st Class William Thimmel (Cadet Squadron 21): Cadet who best exemplifies the highest ideals of loyalty, integrity and courage.- Cadet 1st Class Zachary
0 5/24
2012
The patch is a triangle with a three-dimensional "22" in the upper part of its red field. A saber with navigator wings on its center and globe on the end of its hilt points toward the center of the field. Eight red, gold, blue and silver rays emanate from the center of the patch.

The emblem's triangle shape compares the squadron's strength and solidarity to one of the sturdiest geometrical shapes--the triangle. The dominate red color symbolizes courage. The saber, with the navigator's badge and globe, represents strength and readiness. The colored light rays, converging to a point on the horizon, signify unity among the four classes of the cadet wing.

This is the squadron's original patch. Raptors remain No. 1
Cadet Squadron 22's Raptors have continued to soar at the Academy, winning Outstanding Squadron of the Year for a second-straight year for their outstanding accomplishments in the academic, physical and military realms.This year the squadron ranked number one in academic and physical achievements and took fifth place in the military category. In
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2012
Col. Thomas Drohan presents Royal Air Force Squadron Leader Martin Harris with a Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal during a RAF officers send-off in the Air Force Academy Cadet Battle Lab April 20, 2012. The medal was instituted Feb. 6, 2012, to commemorate 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II's reign. Harris is the outgoing RAF exchange officer to the Academy. Drohan is the head of the Academy's Military and Strategic Studies Department. (U.S. Air Force photo/Don Branum) RAF exchange officer departs Air Force Academy
The British are leaving. Only no one is happy to see them go.Royal Air Force Squadron Leader Martin Harris, the RAF exchange officer to the Air Force Academy, will depart in May for RAF Coningsby, England, and the No. 17 Squadron. He is the last RAF officer that cadets will see in uniform, as his departure marks the end of a 55-year exchange
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2012
Cadet 1st Class Jordan Keefer, center, coordinates cadet efforts to defend their network during the National Security Agency's Cyber Defense Exercise April 17, 2012. The Air Force Academy team took first place in the competition, outscoring the other U.S. service academies as well as two post-graduate Air Force Institute of Technology teams. (U.S. Air Force photo/Raymond McCoy) Cyber warriors: Cadets shine in NSA competition
Cadet cyber warriors swept the virtual floor with the competition in the 12th annual Cyber Defense exercise April 16-20 here.The Cyber Defense Exercise is a network security competition where service academy cadets and Defense Department post-graduate students manage and defend computer networks and maintain services against simulated intrusions by
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Cadet 1st Class Jordan Keefer (bottom left) and Cadet 2nd Class Nathan Hart (bottom right) work in the Air Force Academy's cyberwarfare laboratory March 5, 2012. Keefer and Hart are two of the eight cadets in the Academy's cyberwarfare team, which won a regional competition in Denver March 2-3. Also pictured is Dr. Martin Carlisle, the professor and academics deputy director for the Academy's Computer Science Department. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Kaplan) Academy takes 1st place at regional cyber competition
The Air Force Academy's cadet cyber competition team won the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, held at Regis University in Denver March 2-3.This is the cadet team's second regional victory in the two years it has competed in CDCC events.Competing for the Academy team were Cadets 1st Class Jordan Keefer, Geoff Pamerleau and Chris
0 3/07
2012
Lt. Col. Ryan Osteroos is the assistant professor for the Air Force Academy's Aeronautics Department and a 1994 Academy graduate. Osteroos and 15 cadets in his flight test techniques class were at the Reno Air Races Sept. 16, 2011, when a modified P-51 Mustang crashed into the stands. The Colorado Springs Red Cross named Osteroos its military hero for responding to the accident and providing aid for victims at the scene. (U.S. Air Force photo/Don Branum) Aeronautics instructor earns Wakin award
The Academy's assistant professor of aeronautics was named the 2011 Brig. Gen. Malham M. Wakin Character and Leadership Award winner during the National Character and Leadership Symposium here Feb. 23.Lt. Col. Ryan Osteroos received the award in part due to his response to an accident at the Reno Air Races in September 2011 as well as for his work
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2012
Air Force Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Mike Gould (left) and Chief Master Sgt. Todd Salzman, the Academy command chief (right) pose with the Academy’s Airman of the Year, Senior Airman Joseph McIlvaine, during the Academy Awards ceremony at the Falcon Club Feb. 25, 2012. McIlvaine is assigned to the 10th Surgical Operations Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Elizabeth Andrews) Academy honors local stars at awards banquet
The Air Force Academy recognized 12 superstars at the fourth-annual Academy Awards Banquet Feb. 25.Forty-four nominees from across Academy mission elements competed in 12 individual categories to earn the right to be named the Academy's best.Eighteen enlisted nominees were selected from more than 828 enlisted Airmen across the Academy, while 18
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2012
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