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Major Chris Morgan lays the groundwork for a hearing on the case of Snyder v. Phelps at the Academy’s Law Day on Monday. (Photo by Ray McCoy) Power of law, cadet style
Dozens of Academy cadets on Monday witnessed firsthand the application of the Constitution they will soon swear to protect and defend.The Academy once again this year took part in Law Day, an annual nationwide ritual that dates to the Eisenhower administration. Actively promoted by the American Bar Association, Law Day is intended to draw attention
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National Security Innovation Competition. Academy hosts security innovation competition
The Air Force Academy hosted the fifth annual National Security Innovation competition April 29.Ten teams from universities across the nation, and even one from Canada, presented a new concept or technology with the potential to meet an identifiable national security need before a national panel of judges.When the dust settled, the University of
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2011
Cadet 2nd Class Aaron Koveleskie was one of more than 300 participants in the eighth annual Colorado Springs Undergraduate Research Forum. Cadets played a leading role in all aspects of the forum, not just the presentation of undergraduate research. (Photo by Mike Kaplan) Cadets participate in cutting-edge research forum
One prominent aspect of the cadet experience at the Air Force Academy is the opportunity undergrads have to engage in cutting-edge research.The breadth and depth of that research became evident at the eighth annual Colorado Springs Undergraduate Research Forum, held Saturday at the Academy. The event, commonly abbreviated CSURF, rotates among the
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First Lt. Jocelyn Mitnaul will attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for law school as the sole recipient of the Funded Legal Education Program award in 2011. FLEP propels former cadet to dream of law school
First Lt. Jocelyn Mitnaul sought the law, and both won.A 2007 Air Force Academy graduate, Lieutenant Mitnaul was selected as the only winner of this year's Funded Legal Education Program award, meaning the Air Force will pay her way through law school.The FLEP is a legal program for active-duty commissioned officers who have between two and six
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2011
Default Air Force Logo Management department retains accreditation
The Academy's Department of Management is one of 68 schools to have maintained its accrediation in business from the AACSB.The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business is the premier accrediting body for institutions offering undergraduate, master's, and doctorate degrees in business and accounting."We are honored to receive this
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Cadet 4th Class Anthony Canino, left, and Cadet 2nd Class Matthew Toussain discuss network defenses during a National Collegiate Cyber Defense "At Large" regional competition at the Air Force Academy March 6, 2011. The Air Force Academy took first place in the regional event and will compete in nationals April 8-10. Cadet Canino is assigned to Cadet Squadron 12, and Cadet Toussain is assigned to CS 17. (courtesy photo/Jeff Scaparra) Cadets take 1st place in regional cyber competition
Cadets from the Academy's department of computer science took first place at the National Collegiate Cyber Defense "At Large" Regional Competition March 5-6. The win qualifies the Academy's cyber team for the national competition in San Antonio April 8-10.The Academy team competed against seven other teams from the University of Hawaii, University
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Maj. Gen. Timothy Byers speaks with Col. Rick LoCastro, Russ Hume and Col. Gregory Seely during a visit to the Air Force Academy's solar array March 4, 2011. The array is scheduled to generate its first megawatt of power in March and ramp up to its full 6MW capacity by the end of April. General Byers is the Air Force Civil Engineer and graduate of the University of Kentucky. Colonel LoCastro is the Academy's 10th Air Base Wing commander. Colonel Seely is the director of Installation and Mission Support, and Mr. Hume is an engineer with the A7 directorate. (U.S. Air Force photo/Bill Evans) AF civil engineer visits Academy
The Air Force civil engineer visited the Air Force Academy March 4 as the last stop in a two-day tour of Air Force installations along the Front Range.Maj. Gen. Timothy Byers spoke to CE officers and cadets here about the state of CE operations in Afghanistan and the effects of force management on the CE officer corps.General Byers and his staff
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Marcus Roemer, left, and Dr. Stefan Siegel stand near a water tank containing a 1:300 scale model of a wave energy converter they designed in the fall of 2008. The Department of Energy and National Sceince Foundation have invested in a series of larger tests with a 1:10 scale model of the Academy's wave energy converter, which has harnessed upwards of 99 percent of energy in a wave in tests here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rachel Boettcher) Aero lab harnesses wave energy in research simulations
Air Force Academy researchers recently harnessed more than 99 percent of the energy in a simulated ocean wave and are preparing to take their emerging technology to the next level.The energy research is part of a National Science Foundation-funded project to create the world's first free-floating, fully submerged wave energy converter that
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Default Air Force Logo NASA seeks Academy's aeronautics knowhow
How many undergraduates can say they have briefed NASA on critical design needs for the next generation of America's manned space vehicles? Better yet, how many can say NASA agreed with their research and made critical design and safety-of-flight changes? The answer can be found in the wind tunnels and labs of the U.S. Air Force Academy's
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Cadet 1st Class Kathryn Blythe (left) and Cadet  2nd Class Chris Hassa (right) explain FaclonSAT-5 operations to Gen. William Shelton during his visit to the Academy's Department of Astronautics Jan. 24, 2011. General Shelton, the commander of Air Force Space Command and a 1976 Academy graduate who majored in astronautical engineering, received briefings on the FalconSAT and FalconLAUNCH programs at the Academy. Cadet Blythe is the FalconSAT-5 program manager, and Cadet Hassa is a FalconSAT-5 satellite operator. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rachel Boettcher) Cadets provide program insight to AFSPC commander
The commander of Air Force Space Command visited with cadets to get a firsthand look at what they do in the Astronautical Engineering Department Jan. 24.Gen. William Shelton, a 1976 Academy graduate who majored in astronautical engineering during his cadet days, spent more than an hour with the cadets and staff touring the Space Systems Research
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