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Lt. Col. Morris "Moose" Fontenot Jr.
(Photo provided by the family) Fallen F-15 pilot, Academy graduate honored at memorial ceremony
A fallen F-15 pilot and 1996 graduate of the Air Force Academy was honored by Airmen whose lives he touched during a memorial service at the Cadet Chapel here Oct. 3.Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot Jr. was remembered by his brothers in arms, his daughters and his wife as an outstanding pilot, officer, husband and father.Gen. Herbert Carlisle, commander of
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Maj. Richard Schafer, 49th Fighter Training Squadron Instructor Pilot, poses for a photo with his wife Ashley Schafer in the cockpit of a T-38C Talon. Schafer passed away following a general aviation crash Sunday night near Abilene Regional Airport in Texas. An experienced military pilot, Schafer had 2,385 hours in the T-38C Talon and F-16 Fighting Falcon. (Courtesy Photo/Edited) 2001 graduate laid to rest at Academy
A 2001 Air Force Academy graduate and instructor pilot with the 49th Fighter Training Squadron was laid to rest at the Academy Cemetery Sept. 9.Maj. Richard Schafer III, 35, was the chief of standardization and evaluation for the squadron at Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.Stephanie Taylor, Schafer's sister, lamented Schafer's passing during a eulogy
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JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- Members of Tops In Blue, the Air Force’s premier entertainment showcase, perform “YMCA” for a packed house at the Talkeetna Theater here Aug. 11. Tops In Blue, is an all-active duty US Air Force special unit made up of talented amateur performers selected for their entertainment abilities. Tops In Blue is one of the oldest and most widely traveled entertainment groups of its kind. Composed of 35 to 40 talented vocalists, musicians, dancers, and technicians, their primary purpose is to perform for military personnel and their families throughout the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Wes Wright) Two grads returning to the Academy, performing with Tops in Blue Aug. 21
Two Academy graduates return here as Tops in Blue performers at 7:30 p.m., Aug. 21 in Arnold Hall.Tops in Blue is the Air Force's premier entertainment showcase, highlighting the "best of the best" performers throughout the Air Force. The Tops in Blue 60th Anniversary performance, "Family Entertaining Family," is free and open to the public.First
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Retired Air Force Capt. Jeff Haugh competed in track and field, basketball, volleyball, swimming, marksmanship and wheelchair tennis during the final Warrior Games training camp at the Academy Aug. 5. More than 60 wounded veterans from across the country participated in the final Warrior and Invictus Games training camp here Aug. 3-7 to prepare for the fall games, motivate others and take a healthy step toward recovery. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman William Branch) Wounded warriors train for games at USAFA
Over 60 wounded veterans from across the country participated in the final Warrior and Invictus Games training camp here Aug. 3-7 to prepare for the fall games, motivate others and take a healthy step toward recovery.The athletes competed in track and field, basketball, volleyball, swimming, marksmanship and wheelchair tennis to build meaningful
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Capt. Charles Napier and his family pose for a photo after watching the 2018 Basic Cadet Training Big Bad Basic event here July 31. Napier was honored with the 2014 Col. James Jabara Award for Airmanship during a ceremony. The award is jointly presented on behalf of the Academy, the Association of Graduates and the Jabara family. Jabara was the first jet fighter ace and the second leading ace in the Korean War. (U.S. Air Force photo/Liz Copan) Academy honors '06 graduate with Jabara Award
A 2006 Air Force Academy graduate received the 2014 Col. James Jabara Award for Airmanship during a luncheon ceremony in Doolittle Hall July 31.Capt. Charles Napier received the award from Brig. Gen. Andrew Armacost, the Academy's dean of the faculty, who presented it on behalf of Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson, and Mr. William
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New lieutenants salute during the National Anthem at the opening of the U.S. Air Force Academy graduation ceremony in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Wednesday, May 31, 2006. The 879 graduates of the Class of 2006 incur a five-year active duty service commitment. Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld was the guest speaker at the commencement. (U.S. Air Force photo/Joel Strayer) Academy announces traffic control, parking for graduation
The Air Force Academy has established traffic control and parking restrictions for the graduation ceremony at Falcon Stadium Wednesday, May 28. The North and South Gates to the Air Force Academy, and the Falcon Stadium gates, will open at 7 a.m. Graduation tickets will be needed for entry into the stadium. Ticket holders should plan to arrive at
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Cadets in the Air Force Academy's Class of 2012 march into Falcon Stadium to kick off the gradution ceremony in Colorado Springs, Colo. May 23, 2012. An audience of more than 28,000 people attended the ceremony, which featured a commencement address by President Barack Obama and an air show by the Thunderbirds Air Force Aerial Demonstration Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Raymond McCoy) Class of '14 graduation tickets now available
Approximately 600 free, reserved-seat tickets for the Academy's Class of 2014 Graduation Ceremony will be available Friday at locations along the Front Range. Tickets must be picked up in person at one of three locations:· The Business Alliance offices at 102 S. Tejon Street, Suite 430, in Colorado Springs, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.· The Tri-Lakes
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A. Bart Holaday, Class of 1965, was recognized by the Academy and the Association of Graduates as one of the winners of the 2013 Distinguished Graduate award. Holaday achieved a record of exceptional success as an Air Force officer, federal civil servant, venture capitalist and philanthropist. As a cadet, he was a varsity athlete, class president, Cadet Wing Commander and earned a Rhodes Scholarship to study at Oxford University. (U.S. Air Force/Courtesy Photo) News release: Distinguished Academy grads recognized
The United States Air Force Academy and the Association of Graduates are proud to announce the winners of the Academy's Distinguished Graduate Award for 2013. Each year, this award recognizes two graduates whose singular and distinctive contributions to our society and nation have set them apart from other alumni of the institution. The winners of
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Dr. Tom Mabry, Class of 1980, is the Academy's new registrar and Student Academic Afairs director. (U.S. Air Force/Courtesy Photo) Academy welcomes new registrar
A 1980 graduate who served as a faculty member in the Behavioral Sciences and Leadership Department here for seven years and in the registrar's office for 16, officially began his position as the Academy's new registrar and Student Academic Affairs director Monday.Tom Mabry, selected for the position in December, has worked at the Academy since
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Left to right: Kaleb Jenkins, Adetunji Fiyaso, Christopher De La Torre, Spencer Boone and David Baska are sworn in as second lieutenants during the fall semester graduation in Arnold Hall Wednesday./U.S. Air Force photo by Sarah Chambers. USAFA adds 5 to 'Long Blue Line'
The U.S. Air Force's Academy added five new graduates to the "Long Blue Line' Wednesday morning during the fall semester graduation and commissioning ceremony in Arnold Hall.At the ceremony, David Baska, Spencer Boone, Christopher De La Torre, Adetunji Fisayo and Kaleb Jenkins received their diplomas and were commissioned as second lieutenants in
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