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ADL Why diversity?
A few months ago, I stood in front of more than 4,000 Air Force Academy cadets and delivered a simple message in response to a racist incident that occurred at our preparatory school: If you can’t treat someone with dignity and respect — get out.
0 2/15
Hearing Face to Face: Facilitating the conversation with the hearing impaired
If you’re familiar with the popular “Charlie Brown” TV specials, you know the sound the Peanuts characters’ teacher, Ms. Othmar, makes whenever she speaks: “Wah, wah, wah-wah-wah.” Even with the help of hearing aids, people sometimes sound like Ms. Othmar to the hearing impaired.People with hearing loss often have a hard time hearing consonants and
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force leaders thank veterans, Airmen for commitment to nation
To the Airmen of the U.S. Air Force:Since 1919, we have paused as a nation each Armistice Day to remember the service and sacrifice of the men and women who defended our way of life. This Veterans Day, we continue this worthy tradition, thanking our 22 million American veterans, including 4 million U.S. Air Force veterans, for their selfless
0 11/09
Snow Route Don't be fooled: It's time for winter safety
Last year, more than 58 inches of snow fell on the Air Force Academy. We all need to be ready for winter as the Front Range weather can change quickly.The most important element of safe winter driving is adjusting our driving habits to match the weather and road conditions. The No. 1 safety tip is to reduce your speed by at least 10 mph when road
0 10/16
Family and Community Supt's Corner: Academy honors families, community
Dear Academy friends and family,For each home football game this season we will designate a weekly theme that highlights an epitome of excellence in today’s Air Force. We celebrate these themes to honor our supporters and history, inspire conversations on our programs and people, and highlight domains that are driving innovation and shaping the
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Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson, the superintendent of the U.S. Air Force Academy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Kaplan) Fourth of July: Remembering the spirit of American boldness
Two-hundred-forty-one years ago, the visionary founders of our nation began a bold experiment, pledging their lives to become champions of the cause of liberty and joining together in defiance to build the foundation for a fledgling republic. With their brave stand, they created a system of government like none before, one rooted in equality and
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Brig. Gen. Andrew Armacost, dean of the faculty. (U.S. Air Force photo) Congrats, Class of '17!
In June 2012, 1,190 young men and women took the first steps of the journey to join the Long Blue Line. May 24 marked a pivot point in their journey as the Air Force proudly accepted 979 new second lieutenants into its ranks.   To all the families, friends and mentors of our graduates, thank you! Your support and encouragement throughout the last
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William "T" Thompson, the president and CEO of the U.S. Air Force Academy Association of Graduates. (U.S. Air Force Academy Association of graduates photo) Welcome to the Long Blue Line, Class of '17
On behalf of the U.S. Air Force Academy Association of Graduates, I extend my wholehearted congratulations to the Academy's Class of 2017 and welcome you as the newest members of the Long Blue Line.The achievement of assuming your place in that Long Blue Line should not be taken lightly. You have invested four demanding years of your life to reach
0 5/23
Default Air Force Logo Academy unveils mobile-friendly Website
The Air Force Academy has a new website. It’s “” … and it’s the most ambitious website in our history. It’s dynamic, user-friendly and easy on the eyes. Most importantly, it’s based on current mobile technology in keeping with websites seen and used across other major universities in the U.S.  Andrew Hamilton, the Academy’s chief of
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Capt. Natasha Trozzolo is the 10th Medical Group's audiologist at the U.S. Air Force Academy. (U.S. Air Force photo) Q and A: Academy’s audiologist keeps ‘silent disease’ at bay with patient services
"My dog ate it." Did you ever use this excuse when you missed a homework assignment? I never did, but twice within a month I told my audiologist that my puppy, Peyton, chewed the hearing aid I use in my right ear. I received free, on-the-spot repairs. I was relieved. After getting my hearing aid repaired, I chatted with Capt. Natasha Trozzolo.
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