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Airman 1st Class Dylan MacDermot trains Wednesday at the Academy for the 2014 Air Force marathon at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, in September. He hopes to raise $2,500 for the Air Force Enlisted Village. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kenneth Bellard) 10th CS Airman to run for good cause
A network administrator with the 10th Communications Squadron at the Academy will compete in the 2014 Air Force Marathon at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Sept. 20 to raise money for the Air Force Enlisted Village.Airman 1st Class Dylan MacDermot is the only Academy representative scheduled to run in the marathon as a member of the
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An outreach team from the Center for Character and Leadership Development here has traveled across the country to expand awareness of leadership development. (U.S. Air Force/Courtesy photo) CCLD staff brings core values to the masses
For the past six months, the Center for Character and Leadership Development's strategic outreach team here has traveled throughout the country to expand the conversation on character development.The team of six visited 15 organizations, briefing active duty service members and Reservists, corporations, federal agencies, community groups, and the
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Cadets from the Class of 2014 march in the Graduation Parade May 27. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Sarah Chambers) Graduation ceremony live on air, web
The Air Force Academy's Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2014 will be available live on the Web and over the air from select broadcast stations.The graduation ceremony will be webcast on the following websites:* www.dvidshub.net/webcast/4306* www.pentagonchannel.mil* www.krdo.com* www.kktv.com* www.koaa.comAudio of the ceremony will also be
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The Cirrus Aircraft T-53A is a small, single engine aircraft at the Academy that replaced the fleet of Diamond DA-40 T-52s in the spring of 2012. It is slightly larger than the T-52 and has a slightly higher horsepower engine. It provides exposure to powered flight and gives cadets the opportunity to solo. (U.S. Air Force photo) Academy to hold town hall meeting on airfield operation changes
The Academy is scheduled to discuss upcoming changes to flying training activities in a town hall meeting May 29, 6 p.m. at Discovery Canyon Campus.Representatives from the Academy and the 306th Flying Training Group, the organization charged with airfield operations at the Academy, will provide a briefing on upcoming changes and address any
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Members from the U.S. Air Force Academy, Schriever Air Force Base and Peterson AFB discuss the current scenario with Douglas Kahn, a Federal Emergancy Management Agency instructor, during the final day of a four-day course used to train and test a communities preparedness March 22. Numerous Colorado Springs city and El Paso county departments convened in Colorado Springs for a four-day integrated emergency management course that culminated in testing the communities response to multiple and varied accidents and incidents during an exercise. USAFA, city combines for joint FEMA exercise
First responders from the Academy, Colorado Springs and El Paso County convened in Colorado Springs late last month for a four-day emergency management course tailored to meet the emergency management needs of the community.The Federal Emergency Management Agency-training included several scenarios: a commercial airplane crash outside of an
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Hometown news release tab. Changes to Hometown News Program gives cadets, Airmen chance to tell their story
Thanks to very recent changes in how the Joint Hometown News Service does business, Cadets and Academy staff can now submit stories to media outlets of their choice via the new Hometown News Release web-based form.The Joint Hometown News Service is part of the Defense Media Activity, the Defense Department's "direct line of communication for news
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Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson speaks to Colorado Springs leaders on communication and media relations during a University of Colorado at Colorado Springs leadership conference March 13. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Amber Baillie) Communication is about relationships, says Lt. Gen. Johnson at media forum
Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson spoke to Colorado Springs leaders on communication and media relations in the digital age during a University of Colorado at Colorado Springs leadership conference, March 13 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center. Johnson opened the conference, themed "Building Strategic Communications," with her
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An ominous cloud of smoke from the Waldo Canyon Fire rises from the south behind the Air Force Academy's Cadet Chapel as cadets head for a briefing on evacuation procedures June 27, 2012. The Academy evacuated more than 600 families and 110 dormitory residents from the base the evening of June 27. (U.S. Air Force photo/Carol Lawrence) First responders, government officials chart wildfire response through 2014
A team of more than 25 experts from local and government agencies exchanged ideas on how to manage wildfires 10 years into the future during the Academy's Center of Innovation conference here Feb. 13-14. Experts from the Red Cross, Intel Corp., IBM, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, local firefighters and government officials took part this
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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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Col. David Gibson and Grant Sparkman slide down the cardboard derby race course Jan. 25 during the 24th annual SnoFest. The team from the Academy Dean of Faculty's computer science department took first place in the group category for fastest snow craft. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Patrice Clarke) Academy, military families hit the slopes at SnoFest
Academy personnel and military members from five bases traveled to Keystone Resort Jan. 24 - 26 for a weekend of winter sports, camaraderie and a chance to unwind. The annual event hosted by Colorado front range military bases and installations provided participants with skiing and snowboarding, along with lodging, parties, giveaways, races, a
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