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Default Air Force Logo Academy unveils mobile-friendly Website
The Air Force Academy has a new website. It’s “www.usafa.edu” … 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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Cadet 1st Class Cinthya Elizondo-Gamez. (Courtesy photo) Breaking barriers
My brother Marco graduated from Basic Military Training when I was 12. I’ve always wanted to be like him. I remember watching Marco and the other newly-minted Airmen march onto the parade field at Joint-Base San Antonio. I was impressed and researched joining the U.S. military. I discovered the service academies but only had eyes for one: the Air
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Class brave freezing temperatures and snow at the U.S. Air Force Academy. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Sarah Chambers) Winter driving: Relax, back off, keep your distance
Drive safe, stay alert, slow down and stay in control. Sounds easy, right? These tips might just keep you alive. They’re appropriate anytime you’re behind the wheel, but they’re particularly appropriate when it comes to winter-time driving.  Winter traffic safety starts with a full maintenance check on your vehicle and a gas tank that’s at always
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Default Air Force Logo December 'Notes from Knowlton'
I hope this edition of our newsletter finds you and yours doing well. We have so much exciting news to share with you this month, starting with our football team. The Falcons are going "bowling" for the ninth time in the last 10 years. Air Force is taking on South Alabama in the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl Dec. 30 in Tucson, Ariz. We are thrilled
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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.
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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
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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,
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Lt. Col. Bill Uhl, an assistant professor and deputy head of the Philosophy Department at the U.S. Air Force Academy, speaks to cadets in a classroom, Sept. 8, 2016. Uhl suffers from hearing loss but says his qualify of life has greatly improved by the use of hearing aids and assisstive listening technology, which he wears while teaching class. (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
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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
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