• Medics down Cops 19-0 in intramural action

    In football action Sept. 8, last year's base champion, Hospital, came out in championship form as they throttled the Cops 19-0. Both teams' defensive starts were superb in the opening minutes as the Medics went four and out followed by the Cops doing the same. Darell Holden, Medics quarterback, threw an interception on their next set of downs.
  • Basketball: Air Force announces women's '09-'10 schedule

    Sixteen home games, including three televised regular-season games, highlight the 2009-10 Air Force women's basketball schedule, announced this week by head coach Ardie McInelly. Including its opening exhibition game with UCCS on Nov. 6, the Falcons play 17 home games. The Falcons play three games that will be televised by the Mountain West Sports
  • Volleyball: Falcons look to add to win column

    The Air Force volleyball team continues its season-opening road trip this weekend as it travels to Conway, Ark., for the 2009 Sugar Bear Classic. The Falcons, who are 5-3 on the season, will face Louisiana Tech, Central Arkansas, Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Louisiana Monroe during the two-day tournament at the Prince Center on the campus of Central
  • ESOHCAMP auditors visit Academy

    An external Environmental, Safety, and Occupational Health Compliance Assessment and Management Program team composed of government and contractor experts is slated to visit the Academy Sept. 14-18. The purpose of this event is to gauge how well the Academy complies with federal, state, local, Air Force and Department of Defense policy and
  • WEdge software earns glowing reviews

    The Warfighter's Edge software developed by the Air Force Academy's Institute for Information Technology Applications recently received a clean bill of health from the Air Force agency developing scanning and discovering vulnerabilities in Air Force software applications. The software's latest test came when Team Juno, part of the Application
  • Superintendent changes uniform policy

    Academy superintendent Lt. Gen. Mike Gould signed a new uniform of the day policy for Academy personnel here Sept. 7. The new policy aligns the Academy with Air Force chief of staff policy requiring Airmen to wear blues on Mondays and the utility uniform the rest of the week. "Our heritage, culture, image and professionalism is embedded in the Air
  • USAFA recognizes newest majors, lt. cols.

    The Academy has one new major select and 30 new lieutenant colonel selects after the promotion results were released Sept. 10. The Academy topped the promotion percentages in each category for 2009. The largest gaps in the Academy percentage and Air Force percentages were a 10-point gap for promotions to major and a six-and-a-half point gap for
  • 11 cadets join Academy's Aces Club

    The newest members of the Academy's Aces Club were honored with a dinner and reception hosted by the Dean of Faculty at the Dean's Heritage House Sept. 1. Eleven cadets from the student population of more than 4,400 earned a 4.0 GPA, earning them face time with Lt. Gen. Michael Gould, Brig. Gen. Dana Born and other senior Academy leaders. "This is
  • Doolies engage faculty at Majors Night

    Cadets with the Class of 2013 converged upon the second floor of Fairchild Hall for Majors Night Sept. 9. The goal of Majors Night is to excite cadets about the quest for knowledge in a field of their choice, said Maj. Mackie Wilks from the Academy Office of the Registrar. Academy educators and cadet role models shared their life experiences and
  • 2007 Academy graduate killed in action in Iraq

    A 2007 Air Force Academy graduate was killed in action Sept. 8 in Iraq. First Lt. Joseph D. Helton, 24, died Sept. 8 near Baghdad of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device. "Joseph's ultimate sacrifice is a tremendous loss to the United States Air Force Academy family. He touched the lives of many