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Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson, the superintendent of the U.S. Air Force Academy. (U.S. Air Force photo) Remember veterans past and present
Team USAFA:As another election cycle comes to a close, we are reminded just how dearly our nation values the democracy we live under. In many ways, we have come to expect the peaceful transition of power in America. Our Constitution, the "idea" to which we swear allegiance, is resilient. For so many around the world it's simply not the norm.
0 11/09
2016
November is American-Indian Heritage Month. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Bob Goode) Celebrating diversity: National American-Indian Heritage Month
November is National American-Indian Heritage Month and the Air Force Academy will host a variety of events to celebrate its diversity and the service and sacrifice of American-Indian Airmen.  Beginning Nov. 1, we’ll spotlight literature from American-Indian authors at the Community Center Library; display American-Indian artifacts and art created
0 10/20
2016
Second Lt. John Stanley(middle front) is a 2016 Air Force Academy graduate and the former flight commander for Cadet Squadron 6. (Courtesy photo) Class of '16 grad shares lessons in leadership
Editor’s note: 2nd Lt. John Stanley, a 2016 Air Force Academy graduate, is a former flight commander for Cadet Squadron 6. He sent Lt. Col. Chris Hubbard, air officer commanding for CS-06, a list of leadership tips for cadets selected to serve as flight commanders to pass on what he learned.Take care of your AirmenIf you take care of your Airmen,
0 9/27
2016
Lt. Col. Bill Uhl, assistant professor and deputy head of the U.S. Air Force Academy's Philosophy Department, holds a painting of philosophers Plato and Aristotle in class, Sept. 8, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo/Darcie Ibidapo) 'All I have to do is ask': Hearing technology keeps philosophy professor 'in the loop'
In the movie, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” evil Lord Voldemort tries to kill Harry only to find himself flat on his back. “I don’t need your help!” Voldemort growls as he clumsily stands. Even He Who Must Not Be Named is too embarrassed to ask for help. I was embarrassed to ask for help when my hearing began to deteriorate. I tried to
0 9/19
2016
Default Air Force Logo Academy celebrates AF's 69th birthday
On Sept. 18, 1947, President Harry S. Truman signed the National Security Act creating the Department of Defense and the U.S. Air Force. On this day, we celebrate the Air Force’s 69th birthday.  Throughout the past six decades, the Air Force has married talented Airmen with innovative technology to ensure air power remains at the forefront of every
0 9/16
2016
Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson, the superintendent of the U.S. Air Force Academy. (U.S. Air Force photo) Annual organizational climate survey starts
Team USAFA, I need your help!  Our annual organizational climate survey has started. 16. This year, I asked the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute to tailor the survey to address our mission and command interests here. As such, your feedback is invaluable to our efforts to remain on target toward a culture of commitment and an inclusive
0 9/15
2016
Default Air Force Logo Air Force works to reduce additional duties
To the men and women of the U.S. Air Force: We have heard your concern and frustration on the issue of additional duties that compete with accomplishing our primary Air Force missions. This memo documents initial steps in a longer process that aims to streamline demands on your time. Operational demands are at unprecedented levels, yet our force is
0 8/31
2016
(U.S. Air Force graphic) Center of Excellence for Medical Multimedia celebrates 20 years of service
Join us in celebrating the Center of Excellence for Medical Multimedia’s 20th Birthday. During the last two decades, the CEMM has created innovative educational programs and products benefiting millions of patients and healthcare providers around the globe.  Founded by the Air Force Surgeon General’s office in 1996, the CEMM’s success can be
0 7/11
2016
(NASA graphic) 4th of July: Airmen, families represent sacrifices made in pursuit of freedom, liberty
Happy Fourth of July, cadets, Airmen and families! Two hundred forty years ago, 13 American colonies declared independence from the UK to form a country and have the right to self-governance. On July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress adopted and officially signed the magnanimous Declaration of Independence. We appreciate the resolve and
0 6/29
2016
Lt. Col. Rico Aragon (U.S. Air Force photo) Safety corner: Can you hear me now?
The warm weather brings more of us out on the road whether jogging, biking, or driving. Recently, we suffered a loss at another Air Force base due, in part, to a distracted driver hitting a pedestrian on base. Recent incidents show a need for a refresher for the regulation on using headphones and sharing the road.   Listening to music isn’t
0 6/29
2016
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