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New Media and The Air Force 

As part of the Air Force's initiative to help guide Airmen into being communicators, "New Media and the Air Force" is available for download. The pamphlet, created by the Air Force Public Affairs Agency, Emerging Technology Division, should be used as an instructional guide. It is not to be construed as official guidance, endorsement of products or sites listed, nor is it policy. It was developed for Air Force Public Affairs professionals who offer guidance and counsel on anything communication related -- it's called PAG, Public Affairs Guidance. Please feel free to download and consult the book to learn more about social media and how it is being used as a new communication tool.

    

Social Media Guide

The Air Force Academy maintains social media presences on several popular Web sites. They include:

Facebook: USAFA.Official
Twitter: AF_Academy
Flickr: Air Force Academy
YouTube: USAFAOfficial

You can also find Air Force Athletics on social media sites. Their pages include:

Facebook: GoAirForceFalcons
Twitter: AF_Falcons

KAFA 97.7 FM is cadet-operated and sponsored by the Association of Graduates. Its social media presence includes:

Twitter: KAFAFM
Facebook: 97.7 KAFA

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There27;s nothing average about the Air Force Academy or those that come here. If you27;ve got what it takes, prove it! #YourAcademypic.twitter.com/SY7gvPJOIS

There's nothing average about the Air Force Academy or those that come here. If you've got what it takes, prove it!

.@AF_Academy senior Mariana Murphy performs a layout step out on the balance beam during the USAFA Blue Silver Meet Dec. 1, 2018 at the academy27;s West Gym. (#USAFPhoto/Bill Evans)pic.twitter.com/cp9AsXObOX

. senior Mariana Murphy performs a layout step out on the balance beam during the USAFA Blue Silver Meet Dec. 1, 2018 at

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.@AstroHague and his wife Catie talked w/@CBSThisMorning on his aborted mission and readiness to launch again. He sums it up, 22;Life doesn27;t always work out the way you planned. More often than not, what defines you is how you bounce back from it.22; Watch: https://www.cbsnews.com/video/astronaut-nick-hague-describes-utter-disappointment-during-failed-rocket-launch/ 2026;pic.twitter.com/tQQ3BGDH7P

. and his wife Catie talked w/ on his aborted mission and readiness to launch again. He sums it up, "Life doesn't alway

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22;May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won27;t.22; 2013; George S. Patton Today, we honor the 77th anniversary of one of the deadliest attacks on American soil. #RememberThempic.twitter.com/27SvkcCTjm

"May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won't." – George S. Patton Today, we honor the 77th anniversary of one of

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Watching the skies...@Norad_Northcom provides a potent military response capability, protecting Canada and the U.S., with a network of alert fighters, tankers, airborne #earlywarningaircraft and ground-based #airdefense. #OperationNobleEaglepic.twitter.com/3Pko1hWrsC

Watching the skies... provides a potent military response capability, protecting Canada and the U.S., with a network of

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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.