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Cadet 1st Class Brittany Morreale is one of 32 Rhodes Scholars nationwide for 2009 and the 36th Air Force Academy cadet to receive the award. Cadet Morreale is a physics major with a minor in Japanese and will work toward a master's degree in physics at Oxford University after she graduates from the Academy. She is a native of Palos Verdes Estates, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Don Branum) Academy cadet on the road to Oxford
The Air Force Academy's newest Rhodes Scholar said she visited several schools in her search for a university but could not pass up the sense of purpose she felt here."I was greatly impressed by the honor code and the feeling of family among the cadets that I visited," said Cadet 1st Class Brittany Morreale. "I thirsted to be part of an institution
0 12/08
2009
Cadet Squadron 23 cadets celebrate their second-straight victory in the Commandant's Challenge at the Air Force Academy's Clune Arena Nov. 24, 2009. CS23 also shared first place in the "Falcon Feud" military knowledge competition with CS40. (U.S. Air Force photo/Johnny Wilson) Cadet Squadron 23 repeats as Commandant’s Challenge champs
Cadet Squadron 23 scored its second straight win for the top spot overall in the Commandant's Challenge this year. The annual event Nov. 21-23 pitted squadron against squadron in competitions testing the Cadet Wing's physical, intellectual and mental fitness. Cadets were outbriefed Nov. 23 in Clune Arena before the long-awaited Thanksgiving
0 12/03
2009
Hannah Marklin, 16, Academy's newest cadet for a day, poses at the tail of a Cessna during her visit to the Academy. Her weekend kicked off with a tour of the 98th Flying Training Squadron and a hanging harness training demo in its indoor training facility followed by an acrobatic glider demonstration and tour of the air traffic contol tower. Cadet Squadron 31 brings smiles to Cadet for a Day
For Hannah Marklin, 16, and the Academy's newest Cadet for a Day, it was a weekend packed with tours, football, aviation, demonstrations and hanging out with some 100 new friends.Hannah, her parents and friend Evan Simon, visited the Academy Nov. 12 through 14 and were feted by Cadet Squadron 31."All the cadets we hung out with were my favorite
0 11/20
2009
A group of six to eight Air Force Academy graduates from the Class of 1977 added an "F" to the "A" on the hill above CSU's football stadium in 1979. (U.S. Air Force photo courtesy of Steven Simon) CSU's 'A'
It has been 30 years. Hopefully, the statute of limitations has expired on any crimes we may have committed. Maybe it hasn't, however. Most of my unindicted co-conspirators, perhaps intending to remain so, managed to ignore my recent letters asking for inputs. Those few hapless compatriots I was able to contact conveniently couldn't remember
0 11/03
2009
Dr. Michael Shaffer describes a research project Oct. 9, 2009, to determine why "black silicon" -- a product from sulfur being added to silicon using lasers -- absorbs up to 500 times more light than regular silicon. The research, underway at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., may decrease the cost per kilowatt-hour to produce solar energy. Dr. Shaffer is a contractor with MITRE Corporation. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rachel Boettcher) Academy physicists probe mystery of 'black silicon'
Physicists here are researching new, more cost-efficient ways to create a substance that could make solar energy cheaper to produce. Dr. Michael Shaffer and retired Lt. Col. Jody Mandeville are using nanosecond bursts from a 200-milliJoule pulsed laser in the Academy's Physics Department to produce black silicon, which is made by treating silicon
0 10/15
2009
Members of the Air Force Academy men's and women's gymnastics teams pose for a group photo at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Denver Oct. 4. The teams raised more than $2,000 for breast cancer research. (U.S. Air Force photo courtesy of Athletic Communications) Falcon gymnasts support breast cancer cure
The gymnasts here are used to competing against other teams, but they came together to take on a much tougher opponent Oct. 4, taking to the streets of downtown Denver to participate in the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.Denver's Race for the Cure is one of nearly 120 such races that take place annually around the United States and in
0 10/08
2009
John Richey from the Salt Lake City Sherriff's Office and Oliver, a bloodhound, follow a scent trail in Pine Valley during training and certification exercises at the U.S. Air Force Academy Sept. 23, 2009. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ann Patton) Trailing dogs hone their sniffing skills
It was all noses to the ground last week during a canine trailing seminar here recently. Chris Jakubin, Academy kennel master and trailing instructor, joined forces with instructors from Canine Training Academy in Cañon City to help train and certify 19 working dogs in seeking out criminal suspects and in search and rescue missions. Mr. Jakubin
0 10/07
2009
Charter members of the Eisenhower Men's Golf Association pose for a group photo after receiving their red Eisenhower Golf Club hats bearing the label "EMGA Charter Member 1988" at the U.S. Air Force Academy Sept. 17, 2009. Out of 205 original EMGA members, 16 still actively play golf and were recognized at the luncheon for their stamina and continued athleticism. (U.S. Air Force photo/Butch Wehry) Eisenhower Club recognizes charter golfers
Some memories and the people in them should never be lost. A shadow box commemorating the 205 Eisenhower Men's Golf Association pioneers and containing the historical artifacts from 1988, was presented by the association to the Eisenhower Golf Club Sept. 17. The Eisenhower Men's Golf Association provides competitive and social golf events every
0 9/30
2009
Former Colorado Sen. Wayne Allard, left, talks with Cadets 1st Class John Dombroski and Oliver Kotelnicki during the Project on Strategic Space Issues in Washington, D.C., Sept. 1, 2009. Throughout the three-day event, more than 180 commercial space professionals, former Eisenhower Summer Space Seminar alumni, Air Force Academy cadets and military and government space policy makers addressed U.S. space policy issues. (U.S. Air Force photo) Space forum identifies rising space professionals
On a recent September afternoon in the ballroom of the Mayflower Hotel in downtown Washington D.C., rising space professionals, senior policy mentors from government and industry, and space policy academics; debated and dissected current American space policies ranging from the long-term policy impacts of China's anti-satellite efforts to the use
0 9/29
2009
Retired Master Sgt. Marion Earl Painter recalls the brutality that he and other prisoners of war endured at the hands of the Germans during World War II during a POW/MIA observance at the Falcon Club Sept. 18, 2009. Sergeant Painter was kept at the Stalag Luft VI and Stalag Luft IV prison camps during his years in German custody. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ann Patton) Former POW recalls deprivation, endurance
We shall never forget. We will always remember. Servicemembers and civilians gathered Sept. 18 at the Falcon Club to remember the 88,000 U.S. servicemembers recorded as missing or unaccounted for since World War II during the POW/MIA Observance traditionally held the third Friday of September. Ceremonies began with recognition of the empty table at
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