• Senior cadet awarded Marshall Scholarship

    A senior cadet here has been named as a 2010 Marshall Scholarship winner.Cadet 1st Class Austin McKinney, a Michigan native, is the Air Force Academy's 11th Marshall Scholar.Cadet McKinney plans to receive two separate master's degrees, one in Latin American studies and another in globalization and Latin American development at the University of
  • Cadet named Rhodes Scholar

    Cadet 1st Class Brittany Morreale was awarded one of 32 Rhodes Scholarships for 2010.Morreale, from Palos Verdes Estates, near Los Angeles, Calif., is a senior at the U.S. Air Force Academy majoring in physics. A member of the Academy's Scholar's Program, she is an accomplished linguist who will receive a minor in Japanese, a talented musician who
  • Football: Falcons end season on a sour note with 38-21 loss to BYU

    The Falcons dropped their last game of the season to 22nd-ranked BYU 38-21 in the final game of the season here Nov. 21.The Cougars took advantage Air Force turnovers, scoring two touchdowns from a fumble and interception in the second quarter to take a decisive 24-7 lead at halftime. BYU took the first possession of the game and drove 60 yards to
  • DOD, Air Force rated positive in Gallup study

    The Air Force with the Department of Defense has received high ratings for its professionalism, trust, accuracy and quality, according to a recent survey.The findings were presented during a recent panel discussion following a Gallup Organization study, analyzing how Americans perceive the federal government."Overall the survey asked Americans to
  • Falcons, Care & Share both winners

    While Air Force pounded Army on the field at Falcon Stadium Nov. 7, it was also a big win for the needy of Colorado Springs.Thanks to the combined efforts of Academy coaches' wives, team captains, local media and Care & Share volunteers, football fans contributed 7,800 pounds of food, double the amount from last year, and $3,800 in cash donations
  • Academy, Springs firefighter break world record for third time

    A world record has fallen three times this year at the boots of an Academy Airman and a Colorado Springs Firefighter.Airman 1st Class Jessica Morehouse of the Academy Fire Department teamed up with Stacy Billapando from the Colorado Springs Fire Department to create the team of "Old Dog, New Trick," in the Firefighter Combat Challenge.The
  • Academy space weather experiment heads into space

    A U.S. Air Force Academy space weather experiment heads for the International Space Station aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis after the shuttle lifted off at at 2:28 p.m. EST Nov. 16 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.Among the shuttle's many payloads on the 11-day mission is the Academy's Integrated Miniaturized Electrostatic Analyzer, or
  • Air Force triumphs in last 2009 home game, 45-17

    Air Force gained more than 550 yards of total offense and held the UNLV Rebels to less than 300 total yards in a 45-17 rout at Falcon Stadium here Nov. 14.The Falcons took a 7-0 lead on a 95-yard drive and never looked back. Running back Asher Clark capped the drive with a 24-yard touchdown run, the first of a career-high three rushing touchdowns
  • CCLD seeks nominees for 2009 Wakin awards

    The Center for Character and Leadership Development is soliciting nominees for the 2009 Malham M. Wakin Character and Leadership Development Award.The Wakin award is presented to personnel assigned to the Air Force Academy, both past and present, to include individuals or teams who have made significant contributions for character and leadership
  • 10th Air Base Wing announces Veterans Day hours

    The 10th Air Base Wing has released hours for on-base services on Veterans Day.Open facilities will include the fitness center and Rampart Lodge, the AAFES Base Exchange and shopette, the commissary and the Barry Goldwater Visitor Center.Hours of operation for facilities are as follows:10th ABW ServicesFitness Center: 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.10th