• CFC kicks off in Arnold Hall

    Academy superintendent Lt. Gen. Mike Gould spoke of areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina and the help various agencies provided during the 2009 Combined Federal Campaign kick-off at Arnold Hall Ballroom Sept. 22. Displays and more than 90 representatives of non-profit groups who aid military members in need assembled for the occasion. The CFC is
  • WEdge team provides database solutions

    The Air Force's caretaker for the Barry M. Goldwater Range Complex in Southwest Arizona has the Warfighter's Edge program to thank for solving a massive database issue at its complex. The 56th Fighter Wing's Range Management Office desperately needed a system that could wade through massive amounts of range data and give pilots the target
  • USAFA, Colo. Springs Utilities to hold environmental open house

    The Academy and Colorado Springs Utilities are scheduled to host an open house on a proposed Solar Array project Oct. 1 from 6 to 8 p.m., in the Arnold Hall Ballroom. The meeting will present an overview of the solar array project as part of an environmental assessment, providing the public an opportunity to comment on the proposed site
  • 10th Medical Group gears up for H1N1 vaccines

    The Department of Defense announced Sept. 2 that all military personnel will be vaccinated against the H1N1 influenza strain. The vaccine is also expected to be available for family members who want it. H1N1 vaccines will be distributed at the Air Force Academy shortly after they arrive, a physician with the 10th Medical Group's Surgeon General
  • Battlefield Airmen to speak at Falcon Heritage Forum

    More than 40 Airmen who were previously deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq are scheduled to participate in the Falcon Heritage Forum in Arnold Hall Sept. 24-26. The three-day event, titled "Portraits in Courage: Airmen in the Fight," offers cadets an opportunity to interact directly with active-duty officers and NCOs. The guests of the cadet wing who
  • CFC to kick off in Arnold Hall Sept. 22

    The Pikes Peak Region's 2009 Combined Federal Campaign is scheduled to kick off at the Air Force Academy Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Arnold Hall. The event will have free food and is open to Academy personnel and their families and friends. There's no secret about why the Combined Federal Campaign draws overwhelming support year after year,
  • Donors send 1,155 pints of blood downrange

    Arnold Hall's ballroom looked like an assembly line Sept. 11 as people crowded into it to donate blood to the Armed Services Blood Program. The blood drive took place Sept. 9-11 with a final count of 1,155 good units of blood, said Master Sgt. Steve Honda, who helped coordinate the blood drive here. "The blood drive was a complete success," said
  • Football: Falcons feast on turnovers, down New Mexico 37-13

    The Falcons defense forced four turnovers and capitalized on New Mexico's offensive miscues to down the Lobos 37-13 at University Stadium here Sept. 19. Air Force took control of the game from the first series, when the defense held firm on the Lobos' first drive. Falcons defensive lineman Ben Garland blocked the Lobos' field goal attempt, and
  • Sneak Peek: Sept. 18 Academy Spirit

    Look for these stories in the Sept. 18 Academy Spirit: -- Read about how many pints of blood were collected for the Armed Services Blood Drive and where that blood will go. -- Meet a few of the people behind the 2009 Combined Federal Campaign, scheduled to kick off Sept. 22. -- Find out who is slated to speak at the Falcon Heritage Forum beginning