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Occupational Safety patch (U.S. Air Force Graphic) Does Zero have value?
What could someone who has wrestled with risk management the better part of his adult life say about the value of zero? I'd say zero has enormous value and for that very reason, the Air Force is on a quest for zero - zero workplace hazards, zero injuries and zero fatalities.Are zero safety mishaps achievable in the realm of safety? I won't debate
0 10/29
2015
Col. Troy Dunn Academy to celebrate National Disability Awareness Month
Earlier this month, we kicked off our celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month in support of the nationwide campaign. This year's theme is "My Disability is One Part of Who I Am." Our objectives are to raise awareness about disability employment issues and celebrate the contributions of disabled American workers.  Our
0 10/13
2015
Default Air Force Logo Academy celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month
Earlier this month, we kicked off our celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month in support of the nationwide campaign. This year’s theme is "My Disability Is One Part of Who I Am." Our objectives are to raise awareness about disability employment issues and celebrate the contributions of disabled American workers. Our workers
0 10/13
2015
Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson, the superintendent of the U.S. Air Force Academy, said that due to the combination of the institution's athletic and education programs, all cadets "go pro" in their fields after graduating. (U.S. Air Force photo) All cadets 'Go pro' after graduation
I love sports - the competition, the teamwork, the athleticism. Our twin boys even humor me when I'm not traveling, and we go shoot hoops, throw the ball, or even see who can do the most flips and twists on the trampoline. You can guess who wins; especially given that I went in for some serious depot maintenance - a shoulder overhaul - this summer.
0 10/05
2015
Default Air Force Logo Air Force must adopt culture of cybersecurity
Twenty-first century warfare has quickly extended beyond the traditional domains of air, space, land and sea. Cyberspace has emerged as the latest domain. From fuel pumps on the flight line, GPS links on weapons platforms to the computer on your desk, every system that operates in and through cyberspace represents a vulnerability to our domain. So
0 10/02
2015
Construction on the U.S. Air Force Academy's iconic cadet chapel began Aug. 28, 1959. Construction was completed in 1963 by Robert E. McKee, General Contractor Inc., of Santa Fe, N.M. Cadet Chapel serves cadets, Academy staff, for 52 years
Last month, the Cadet Chapel at the Air Force Academy, arguably one of the most recognizable buildings in Colorado Springs, if not the state, will have been a focal-point for serving the spiritual needs of cadets for 52 years.The religious and spiritual pluralism supported at the Academy is as diverse as our cadet population, so it makes sense we
0 9/30
2015
Default Air Force Logo Follow up: It can be a matter of life, death
She was a hero. She was someone who had the courage to act when it mattered most. She was a true wingman. She saw the warning signs of depression and suicidal ideations in a friend, she made the right calls, made the right decisions and her friend's life was saved. This Airman knew the warning signs well, because she had been there before.I had the
0 9/29
2015
Mr. Jim Knowlton, the Air Force Academy's 11th athletic director, introduces himself to the cadet wing from the staff tower of Mitchell Hall March 30, 2015. Knowlton replaced Dr. Hans Mueh, who retired in January 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jason Gutierrez) Athletic director's monthly newsletter 2: Gearing-up to improve fan experience
What an exciting time of the year. Classes have started and our teams have been competing.We kicked off the start of the academic year with an ice cream social with all 1,000 of our intercollegiate athletes. Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson, the Academy superintendent, shared some inspirational words with our teams and we introduced our head coaches
0 9/23
2015
Default Air Force Logo Academy remember POW, MIA sacrifice
In an earlier message today, I wished all Airmen a happy 68th birthday! As we celebrate our rich heritage and history, let us also pause in a moment of silence and pay tribute to our fallen, our prisoners of war, and those missing in action. On this National POW/MIA Recognition Day, I encourage all Cadets, Airmen, and Families to reflect on the
0 9/18
2015
Default Air Force Logo AF Birthday
 1. Happy birthday, Airmen! Today we celebrate the 68th birthday of the United States Air Force. 2. On 18 September 1947, President Harry S. Truman signed the National Security Act which created our Air Force as a separate and equal branch of the military. In our short history, airpower has been at the forefront of every military action, and it
0 9/18
2015
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