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Dean of the Faculty, Brig. Gen. Andrew Armacost (U.S. Air Force photo) Graduation is major step in Class of 2014's 'flight through life'
Congratulations to the U.S. Air Force Academy's 56th graduating class!In June 2010, 1,294 young women and men stepped off the buses in front of Vandenberg Hall. At the end of Basic Cadet Training, 1,262 entered the Cadet Wing as members of the Class of 2014. On May 28, four challenging years later, the Air Force eagerly accepted 995 new second
0 5/29
2014
Cadet 1st Class Christian Brechbuhl (U.S. Air Force/Courtesy Photo) No single moment: A collective experience at the Academy
As my time at the Air Force's Academy comes to a close, I find myself thinking just how impossible it is to pick a 'best" or "favorite" experience. There is no single moment for me to pick because I've experienced a multitude of wonderful experiences here. During my four-degree, or freshman year, I would have answered that the best part of my
0 5/23
2014
William "T" Thompson Congrats to the Class of 2014
To the Class of 2014, on behalf of the Association of Graduates, I want to extend my wholehearted congratulations and welcome you as our newest members of the Long Blue Line. You are the 56th class to graduate from USAFA and we are proud to have you take your place among the more than 46,000 graduates who have gone before you. It has taken four
0 5/23
2014
Default Air Force Logo The Essence of USAFA: Developing an indomitable spirit
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- Editor's note: This is part five of an eight-part series detailing the essence of the Academy.The Academy's top-officer says competition is pivotal to the growth of all cadets and an integral element of what the institution defines as its essence, the indefinable character and commitment of every cadet."One of the
0 5/23
2014
Default Air Force Logo The Essence of USAFA: Courses blend technical, legal expertise
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- Editor's note: This is part four of an eight-part series detailing the essence of the Academy.Space systems operators don't work in a vacuum -- at least, not a legal one.The Air Force Academy offers classes on U.S. space policy and cyberspace law for cadets majoring in either of those technical fields as well as
0 5/22
2014
Col. Robert Kraus Academy research has a 'bright future'
Congratulations to the Class of 2014 on completing their four-year journey at the Air Force Academy. From wildfires to government shutdowns, things may have slowed a little bit, but it's hard to keep a good team down. Researchers and cadets surpassed major milestones this year - filing new patents, creating major Science, Technology, Engineering
0 5/21
2014
Default Air Force Logo Keep your summer fun safe
Many who enjoy warmer weather are probably looking forward to the rapidly approaching summer months, often called the "Critical Days of Summer" because, unfortunately, we lose too many Airmen and family members, or they end up in emergency rooms, during this time. Shortly after the Class of 2014 graduates, many have plans to head-off to all corners
0 5/16
2014
Default Air Force Logo Taking a proactive stance against suicide
Suicide continues to be a problem in the general society and the military. Tremendous effort has been made to address this problem but there is more to be done. The Academy is committed to building a community recognizing Airmen in distress and intervening appropriately to provide resources. The goal of the Suicide Prevention Program is to increase
0 5/16
2014
10th Security Forces Squadron commander, Maj. Jose Lebron. (U.S. Air Force photo) National Police Week: Remembering those who serve, protect
In the U.S., we have many observances, celebrations and holidays to commemorate and celebrate; from Martin Luther King Jr. Day to Veterans Day, our nation takes time to reflect on an event or people who shaped, changed or created history. Among these observances are Peace Officer Memorial Day and National Police Week.The Peace Officer Memorial Day
0 5/14
2014
The U.S. Air Force Academy is starting a new process to consolidate cadet surveys this month. In the past, cadets received survey solicitations several time a month, Academy officials said. (U.S. Air Force photo) Cadet Wing surveys scheduled for end of semester
How often do you receive emails asking you to fill out a survey or questionnaire? Once a month, twice a month or more often? Cadets, on average, are asked to participate in surveys about three to four 4 times each month -- and those are the ones we know about. With all the academic, military and athletic pressures on cadets' time, it's not
0 5/09
2014
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