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Women's History USAFA celebrates Women's History Month
The Air Force Academy is excited to honor the achievements of women during Women’s History Month. This year, we’ll remember women who went on to do great things after graduating from the Academy. This is the first installment in a feature series to be updated throughout the month.  Capt. Samantha HarveyCapt. Samantha Harvey, a 2012 Academy graduate
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Linta Jason‘s journey: USAFA firefighter battles terminal cancer
If you're looking for an example of resiliency, chat with Master Sgt. Jason Linta. He's an Air Force Academy firefighter assigned to the 10th Civil Engineer Squadron who fought the Black Forest and Waldo Canyon fires, the most destructive fire in Colorado history.
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Prep School Prep School needs officers, cadets to mentor cadet candidates
You need a lot of things to make it through the Air Force Academy. You need determination and teamwork. You need mentors. Most Academy graduates say they couldn’t have been commissioned without help.
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Mountaineer USAFA educator develops programs based on mountaineering, Specops background
If you told Lt. Col. Rob Marshall leadership starts at the top, he’d take you literally.Part mountaineer, part special operations pilot, he’s spent a lot of time living his life at high altitudes.Marshall is by no means the casual adventurer, he’s a world-class mountaineer, having led climbs of the highest peak on each continent, including Mount
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Cadet 1st Class John Severski adjusts the controls in the KAFA studio Jan. 17, 1971. The Academy’s cadet-run radio station hit the airwaves just before 7 p.m. that day. The station is broadcast on 97.7 FM and is the voice of cadets in the Colorado Springs area and the world. (U.S. Air Force Academy McDermott Library Archives) Breaking Barriers! Air Force's 70th Birthday: December achievements
The Air Force celebrated its 70th birthday and its seven decades of breaking barriers this year. The Air Force Academy has made many contributions to our service’s legacy of advancing technology and innovation, and developing leaders of character for our nation. The Academy's Public Affairs staff is proud to highlight the achievements of the men
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Master Sgt. Nicholas Roberts 'All I wanted was to succeed': USAFA Prep School NCO reflects on career
When Master Sgt. Nicholas Roberts tells you “Wherever the Air Force needs me, is where I’ll go,” you get the idea he’s serious.Since enlisting in 2000, he’s bounced around the World like a lottery ball, deploying to Southwest Asia seven times and on contingency operations in other far-flung places.Nick is a military trainer at the Air Force
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Sky Sox Special Delivery: ‘Sox the Fox' brings fan mail to USAFA
Colorado Springs Sky Sox mascot “Sox the Fox” scored big with Air Force Academy Airmen Aug. 29, delivering hand-written letters of appreciation from their fan base at the Community Center.The special delivery was serendipitous as it happened during the Falcon Football’s week-long theme of “Family and Community.”“This show of support is important to
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Ian Bernard, a histopathology technician at the 10th Medical Group, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, was selected as a Trusted Care Hero by the Air Force Medical Care Service for his dedication to outstanding customer service. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Delos Reyes) 10 MDG civilian named Trusted Care Hero
Ian Bernard works at a flight that may be compared to a police department’s investigative unit. They try to find perpetrators wreaking havoc on their victims but at a microscopic level. He is part of the 10th Medical Group’s laboratory flight at Air Force Academy, Colorado, which provides accurate, reliable and timely diagnoses to providers
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A cadet at the U.S. Air Force Academy encourages a basic cadet to pay attention to instructions June 29, 2017 at the start of Basic Cadet Training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Kaplan) ‘Eager to get things started’: Nearly 1,200 report to Basic Cadet Training June 29
The first physical steps nearly 1,200 young men and women took toward becoming cadets and ultimately Air Force officers, occurred June 29 on the curved, tree-lined sidewalk outside Doolittle Hall.In all, 1,198 basic cadets admitted to the Academy were scheduled to arrive to begin Basic Cadet Training, a six-week mental and physical training program
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The U.S. Air Force Academy is shrouded in smoke from the flames of the nearby Waldo Canyon fire July 26, 2017. The fire began June 23, 2017 in Waldo Canyon, a popular hiking area near the school. (U.S. Air Force Academy photo) 5 years on: Waldo Canyon fire anniversary ignites memories
The Waldo Canyon fire that barreled into Colorado Springs and threatened the U.S. Air Force Academy June 26, 2012, is burned in the memory of anyone who saw, fought or was affected by it.  The fire, the result of a perfect storm of extended drought, sweltering heat and extremely high winds, burned 18,000 acres, killed two people, leveled 347
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