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For information on how you can take the first step toward continuing education visit your education center or log on the Air Force Portal and visit the Air Force Virtual Education Center. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Sonny Cohrs) Education Center assists separating, retiring Airmen
Have you wanted to further your education, but just don't know where to start? Look no further than the Air Force Academy's Education Center.The center provides education counseling services and information about off-duty education options for all base personnel."The information provided includes, but is not limited to, information about the
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Default Air Force Logo Command Post partnership with city improved
Editor's note: This is the last in a series of stories showcasing the close ties and shared responsibilities between Academy first-responder agencies and their civilian counterparts.Master Sgt. Michael Mullins can tell you what was going on in the 10th Air Base Wing command post on June 27, 2012, but not because he was there.Two other NCOs, Tech.
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Scott Andrews, the executive director of the Academy's Community Action Information Board. (U.S. Air Force/Courtesy Photo) USAFA helping-agency reps will bring their services to dorms
U.S. Air Force Academy helping agencies will soon take up residence at the enlisted dormitories here on a scheduled rotation to continue meeting the spiritual, social, mental and physical needs of Airmen.Representatives from various agencies including the 10th Medical Group's Behavioral Health Office, the 10th Force Support Squadron's Airman and
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Cadets from the Air Force Academy's Wings of Blue parachute team will dive for another national championship Dec. 27-Jan. 2 at the 2013 National Collegiate Parachuting Championships In Lake Wales, Fla. 
Wings of Blue win big at national competition
The Air Force Academy's Wings of Blue parachute team took home 33 medals at the National Collegiate Parachute Competition, Dec. 27-Jan. 2 in Lake Wells, Fla. Earning nine gold, 16 silver, and eight bronze medals, the team received the highest point total at the competition, making it the collegiate champion for the 34th time in the past 45 years.
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Default Air Force Logo Academy firefighters receive medals for Black Forest fire efforts
Roughly 35 military and civilian firefighters here received Air Force Achievement Medals and Air Force Civilian Achievement Awards in two ceremonies held Oct. 9 and 10 at Fire Stations 2 and 3 to recognize their efforts fighting the Black Forest fire in June.Academy firefighters helped save approximately 100 structures, including two schools and
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2013
Default Air Force Logo Bears at the Academy: Not here for the education
The Academy mascot might be The Bird, but if the institution's feathered friend isn't careful, he just might have his status usurped by one of the many Black Bears spotted here this summer.Joggers, dog walkers and, well, everyone else, should keep an eye out for these rather noticeable omnivores, said the Academy's natural resources manager Brian
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Holly Petraeus, assistant director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Office of Service Member Affairs, gives financial advice at the Air Force Academy Airman and Family Readiness Center Aug. 21. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Sarah Chambers) Holly Petraeus talks financial safety to Academy Airmen
Holly Petraeus, the assistant director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Office of Service Member Affairs, spoke to Academy Airmen at the Airman & Family Readiness Center here about loans, credit scores and financial scams Wednesday.The wife of retired four-star Gen. David Petraeus, this was her first official visit to the Academy."When
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2013
A fox stands on a staircase near the Terrazzo at the Air Force Academy May 30, 2011. Academy public health officials have asked residents on base to keep an eye out for foxes behaving erratically after two foxes in the Broadmoor area of Colorado Springs, Colo., tested positive for rabies in August 2013. (U.S. Air Force photo/Cadet 1st Class Kyle Palko) Local foxes' bite may be worse than their bark
Sure, the Terrazzo fox looks cute, but stay out of his way.The El Paso County Public Health Office warned residents Aug. 12 that two foxes tested positive for rabies in late July and early August, marking the first time an animal other than a bat has tested positive for rabies west of Interstate 25.Rabies is fatal once symptoms appear, the release
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2013
Gary Garcia smooths concrete on a median along Stadium Boulevard at the Air Force Academy Aug. 9, 2013. The 10th Civil Engineer Squadron is using the median as a test to determine the cost and savings of Xeriscaping instead of replacing strips of grass along the median every year. Garcia is an employee of Cosyleon and Cosyleon, a contractor based in Pueblo, Colo., that specializes in concrete placement. (U.S. Air Force photo/Don Branum) Getting rid of grass could save some green
In past years, Academy landscapers replace grass along the medians of Academy Drive, Stadium Boulevard and South Gate Boulevard a few weeks before graduation. Retired Chief Master Sgt. Jim Smith wants to see that practice end. He's lobbied for years to have the Academy adopt a more efficient solution.Smith began his campaign in August 2003, when
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Default Air Force Logo Airman convicted of aggravated sexual contact
An Airman assigned to the 10th Security Forces Squadron was convicted of aggravated sexual contact at a general court-martial here Aug. 9.Senior Airman Aaron Stubbs was sentenced to 15 months confinement, reduction in grade to airman basic, forfeiture of all pay and allowances and a dishonorable discharge.A panel of seven officers returned the
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