• Academy chapel to add outdoor circle to worship areas

    The Air Force Academy chapel will add a worship area for followers of Earth-centered religions during a dedication ceremony, which is tentatively scheduled to be held at the circle March 10.The circle, located atop the hill overlooking the Cadet Chapel and Visitor Center, will be the latest addition to a collection of worship areas that includes
  • Academy nurse anesthetists 'never miss a beat'

    Certified registered nurse anesthetists from the Air Force Academy Clinic and thousands from across the country will tell America, "We never miss a beat," as they celebrate the 11th-annual National Nurse Anesthetist Week celebration Jan. 24-30. This year's catchphrase, "We never miss a beat," touts the quality of care that nurse anesthetists pride
  • Security forces to crack down on speeding

    Security forces personnel want drivers to go easy on the gas pedal for the new year.Speed enforcement was one of the most significant traffic safety tools for the 10th Security Forces Squadron in 2009, accounting for more than 600 tickets and more than $30,000 in fines, said Bradley Wilson, chief of plans and programs for 10th SFS.Speeders averaged
  • Cadet Squadron 06 helps Haitian earthquake victims

    "Bull Six" cadets jumped into action after hearing about the severe earthquake in Haiti Jan. 12 that may have left more than 100,000 people dead. With a can-do spirit, they set about doing their part to help the Caribbean nation that was -- and is -- desperately in need of assistance."We should do something," said Cadet 1st Class Jeff Faulkner,
  • Calhoun to remain at Air Force

    Air Force head coach Troy Calhoun released a statement today in response to rumors that he would accept a job with the Tennessee Volunteers. "We are more than grateful and proud to be closely involved with the character building of our cadets and the mission of the United States Air Force Academy," Coach Calhoun said. "We are diligently recruiting
  • Iraqi AF academy graduates 247 cadets

    More than 240 cadets graduated from the Iraqi air force officer course basic military training course Jan. 10, here.In the two-month course, the 247 graduates at Iraqi Military Academy-Rustamiyah were educated in professionalism, teamwork, management and the leadership skills required to be an officer."The staff and students have a strong desire to
  • Academy chosen among top 100 best-value colleges

    The U.S. Air Force Academy was named as one of the nation's top 100 best value colleges for 2010 today by The Princeton Review Tuesday.The Best Values College List features 50 public and 50 private colleges, which the Princeton Review selected as its "best value" choices based on surveys of administrators and students at more than 650 public and
  • Cyberspace leaders hold career panel at Academy

    Senior officers with Air Force Space Command and 24th Air Force held a space and cyberspace career panel in Fairchild Hall's F-1 Auditorium here Monday.The panel gave cadets in attendance a chance to ask the panelists questions about the future of space and cyberspace and how their future careers might fit into the recently reorganized cyberspace
  • Cadet Space Club launches 'Roswell II' experiment

    Twelve cadets with the Air Force Academy's Space Club launched a weather balloon experiment Jan. 10, 2010.The experiment included launching the balloon to an altitude of approximately 85,000 feet, tracking the payload using GPS and recovering the payload once it landed.View the slideshow.
  • Wings of Blue jumps into Rose Bowl

    The Air Force parachute demonstration team, the U.S. Air Force Academy's Wings of Blue, jumped into the Rose Bowl as part of pregame activities during the Citi BCS National Championship.Wings of Blue members dropped into the stadium of 93,000 people with the American flag, game ball and game coin as well as team flags for the Alabama Crimson Tide