U.S. Air Force Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria speaks to a crowd of military and civilian staff members during his Superintendent's Call he hosted Aug. 9, 2018 in Arnold Hall. (U.S. Air Force photo/Darcie Ibidapo)
A group of cadets from the U.S. Air Force Academy and engineers with the White River National Forest install bracing beams while building a bridge near Breckenridge, Colo., July 2018. In all, 13 cadets and one lieutenant, who graduated from the Academy earlier this year, worked with the Forest Service. The cadets, all civil engineering or mechanical engineering majors, get class credits for their efforts. A ceremony is scheduled for noon, August 2. (Courtesy photo by Dr. Stan Rader)
Airmen,cadets and family members at the U.S. Air Force Academy can register to compete in the Air Force's Alpha Warrior Games at the Community Fitness Center or Cadet Gym until the competition begins Aug. 15, 2018. (Courtesy photo used with permission)
An Air Force drill instructor gives directions July 18, 2018 to one of the more than 200 young men and women accepted into the U.S. Air Force Academy Preparatory School. Scores of young men arrived that to begin the Prep School's 18-day basic military training course. (U.S. Air Force photo/Darcie L. Ibidapo)
A City of Fountain police officer walks through the woods with his police dog July 18, 2018 at the Air Force Academy. He and several other officers assigned to the Fountain Police Department used an area of the base to facilitate crisis and major-crime training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)

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"Do not repeat after us. Do better. Aim high, Airman!" #MotivationMonday
Today was #USAFA Class of 2022's Field Day. Kudos to all the basic cadets, especially the Flying Tigers for winning the competition! Check out some photos on our Flickr page: https://www.flickr.com/photos/af_academy/albums
Here is a little #ThrowbackThursday video for you!
Basic Cadet Training Field Day is less than 2 days away! #USAFA Class of 2022, are you ready?
#USAFA has been one of the institutions that produces hundreds of graduates slated for training to become Air Force pilots. For the Class of 2022, 520 of the 1,170 men and women accepted into USAFA have the potential to become pilots. To read the story, visit http://airman.dodlive.mil/2018/06/27/finding-answers/.
"The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor." -- Vince Lombardi #MotivationMonday
How's your summer going? Our cadets are spending two weeks of their summer at several military bases around the world as part of #USAFA's Operation Air Force program.
The Core Values -- Integrity First, Service Before Self and Excellence in All We Do -- guides the way our Airmen live and perform. This is also an important lesson we teach our basic cadets. For more photos, visit our Flickr page: https://www.flickr.com/photos/af_academy/albums
We couldn’t be prouder of our Dean of Faculty, Brig. Gen. Andrew Armacost for a job well done at The Price Is Right. Way to represent, sir. Congrats! 🎉
We wish you a happy and safe #IndependenceDay! As we celebrate this day, may we take the time to remember our brothers and sisters who are standing watch around the world on our behalf.
Did you know #USAFA Class of 2022's motto is "Strength in Sacrifice"
The Class of 2022 is the most diverse class ever admitted to #USAFA. A few stats to consider: 1,170 basic cadets; 295 are women and 875 are men; and 397 are minorities. For more photos of In-processing Day and Cadet Oath of Allegiance, visit our Flickr page: https://www.flickr.com/photos/af_academy/albums
Congratulations, Nic! Awesome effort tonight in Omaha! 💪⚾️🏆
Here are some highlights during today's Cadet Oath of Allegiance ceremony for the #USAFA Class of 2022 basic cadets. Check out our Flickr page for more photos from today's ceremony as well as the In-processing Day: https://www.flickr.com/photos/af_academy/albums
Welcome, #USAFA Class of 2022. Today is the first day of your basic cadet training, where you will be physically, mentally and emotionally challenged. Be strong! For more USAFA photos, visit our Flickr page https://www.flickr.com/photos/af_academy/albums
"Take 30 seconds to say goodbye to your families..." To the families and friends of #USAFA Class of 2022 appointees, are you ready?
In 2 days, the #USAFA Class of 2022 appointees will begin their basic cadet training. They will be pushed physically, emotionally and mentally. However, this is just the beginning of their four-year journey to becoming leaders of character. Class of 2022, are you ready?
For #MotivationMonday, we want to share General Colin Powell’s Rules to more than 1,200 #USAFA appointees who will in-process June 28 and begin their basic cadet training: 1. It ain’t as bad as you think. It will look better in the morning. 2. Get mad, then get over it. 3. Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it. 4. It can be done! 5. Be careful what you choose. You may get it. 6. Don’t let adverse facts stand in the way of a good decision. 7. You can’t make someone else’s choices. You shouldn’t let someone else make yours. 8. Check small things. 9. Share credit. 10. Remain calm. Be kind. 11. Have a vision. Be demanding. 12. Don’t take counsel of your fears or naysayers. 13. Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.
RT @AF_Football: Fan Day was a blast. Falcon Nation, you all are the best and we cannot thank you enough! Keep up the support, and we will…
RT @USAFRecruiting: .@AF_Academy and Special Operations @SpartanRace competitors showed what it means to climb to the top today during the…
RT @epcpio: Part of the Santa Fe Trail on @AF_Academy campus will be closing later this month for demolition of the old tri-intersection br…
RT @MountainWest: ⏱ ✌️ 🏈 🦅 - Falcons Edition Our Countdown to Kickoff continues with @AF_Football! Watch as @CoachTCalhoun, @GriffinLandr
An Aero Club Cessna 172 carrying two individuals made an emergency landing near S. Interquest Parkway at approximat… https://t.co/PpSDlsolkd
Open to all cadets! Contact your squadron representatives to signup for next month's FREE Operation Falcon Frenzy… https://t.co/4S7aucZ9CN
Each summer, the @AF_Academy opens up its AM490 course to a handful of permanent party service members. Read about… https://t.co/cvPfn2dpgF
RT @US_Stratcom: #USSTRATCOM CC encourages @AF_Academy cadets to view space as a professional enterprise: “Learn how space integrates wit…
Mr. Dennis Hatch, #USAFA 10th Med Group, shows Col Houston Cantwell the high-fidelity simulators used for medical e… https://t.co/NeCd8Xpiqk
First flyover of the 2018-19 academic year! ✈️ https://t.co/Sy3sITcObi
It's ON! Today at 1500 @ #USAFA Community Fitness Center. Meet two #AmericanNinjaWarrior stars. Register to compete… https://t.co/J8tczRAQwo
Surround yourself with people who have ambitious plans, meaningful purposes, and big goals. #TuesdayThoughts https://t.co/MUVUwbUsRa
RT @AF_Falcons: We've got plenty of photo opportunities with planes at @AF_Academy ✈️📷 #USAFAFriday | #LetsFly https://t.co/BIcnJifZDj
World-class precision from our Wings of Blue cadets! 💯 https://t.co/IXmNB98ew8
RT @USAFASID: Getting so close! New turf at Falcon Stadium for @AF_Football is almost finished. https://t.co/WcOkYSszey
More graduates will be selected for pilot training next year than have been since the 90s. Read more:… https://t.co/ZKYkhmvyTk

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