• Aurora native wins Lt. Schulte character award

    A native of Aurora, Colo., and member of Cadet Squadron 30 won the inaugural 1st Lt. Roslyn Schulte Cadet Character and Leadership Award during a ceremony held in the McDermott Library here May 25.Cadet 1st Class Mychol Alexander received the award for his role as cadet in charge of the 2010 National Character and Leadership Symposium.As cadet in
  • Academy recognizes top 2010 graduates

    The Academy honored the Class of 2010's top graduates for their achievements at the Individual Awards Ceremony May 24 in Clune Arena here. Cadet 1st Class Bradford Waldie is this year's overall top graduate, earning a 3.348 physical performance average, a 3.404 military performance average and a 3.97 cumulative grade point average. Cadet 1st Class
  • Air Force names women's basketball coach

    Andrea Williams has agreed to become the new women's basketball head coach at the Air Force Academy, according to an announcement today from Director of Athletics Dr. Hans Mueh. Details of the contract are still being worked and are going through the Academy process. "I am delighted to welcome Andrea Williams as our new women's basketball head
  • Cadet candidates earn diplomas, Academy appointments

    The Preparatory School Class of 2010, 199 strong, said goodbye to 10 months of academic, military and physical training during commencement exercises in Arnold Hall May 18."It feels amazing," Cadet Candidate Michelle Ivey from Stone Mountain, Ga., said of her graduation "It has been a long ten months. But I met a lot of good people, and it was a
  • Cadet candidates complete transition exercise

    Before graduation from the Academy Preparatory School, cadet candidates complete a four-day training event that serves as the pinnacle of their military training over the previous 10 months. Transition Exercise took place at the Prep School and in Jack's Valley May 12-15. "It's the culmination of the Prep School year, and it's something they have
  • Class of '10 selects Heiser Award winners

    Kenneth Siegenthaler from the Department of Astronautics and Col. Neal Rappaport from the Department of Economics and Geosciences won the Academy's 2010 Heiser Awards May 6.First-class cadets selected the two instructors from more than 160 eligible senior professors based on contributions to cadets' personal and intellectual development and their
  • Schulte award ceremony to be held May 25

    The inaugural 1st Lt. Roslyn L. Schulte Cadet Awards and Recognition Ceremony will be held at the Academy's McDermott Library May 25, at 11:30 a.m.The award commemorates the life and career of Lieutenant Schulte, who was killed outside Kabul, Afghanistan, when the vehicle in which she was traveling was hit by a roadside bomb.Lieutenant Schulte
  • Academy takes 2nd place in regional intramural volleyball title

    As many sports teams have come to find out, it's a rather tough task to beat an opponent twice during tournament play.For Team Schriever, the volleyball squad made up of players from various intramural teams on base, that task came Saturday during the semifinals of the Rocky Mountain Volleyball Championships at the Fitness Center here.Team
  • Ceremony in Kabul honors fallen '06 graduate

    At exactly 8:09 a.m. May 20, silence fell over a crowd of people gathered together as they remembered two fallen comrades lost one year ago today. In memorial services, buildings at Camp Eggers and Sia Sang in Kabul were dedicated to 1st Lt. Roslyn Schulte, a 2006 Air Force Academy graduate, and Shawn Pine, who lost their lives while serving in
  • Warrior Games Cyclists brave cold for 20k, 10k races

    Warrior Games cyclists braved snow and near-freezing weather at the Air Force Academy May 13 to take part in a series of 20k and 10k races.Senior Master Sgt. Mitchell Sanders took the Air Force's first gold medal of the inaugural Warrior Games, winning the 10k recumbent cycling event with a time of 24:03.Also winning medals for Air Force were Marc