• Mitchell Hall cook served top award

    Michael Hoza lives in a silent world, but his disability hasn't slowed him down. An Air Force employee for more than 30 years, Mr. Hoza has been honored with the Air Force Special Act or Service Award and the Performance and Sustained Superior Performance awards. He has also been named recipient of the Air Force 2009 Outstanding Department of
  • 2006 graduate killed in Afghanistan

    A 2006 Air Force Academy graduate was killed in action May 20 near Kabul, Afghanistan. First Lt. Roslyn Schulte, died near Kabul, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device. She was assigned to Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan in Kabul in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. "The Air Force Academy is
  • Prep school graduates largest class ever

    The Preparatory School graduated 200 cadet candidates during commencement exercises Monday in Arnold Hall. "It was the largest number of graduates in Prep School history and the most entering the Academy ever," said Prep School commander Col. Todd Zachary. The number of entering cadet candidates to the school last summer was 235. "They came
  • Outstanding athletes earn recognition

    The Air Force Academy athletic department concluded a very successful 2008-09 sports season recently and several cadet-athletes were recognized by the Academy at the individual awards ceremony. Sophomore hockey player Jacques Lamoureux and senior gymnast Abbey Rogers took home the most valuable male and female athlete, respectively. Senior cross
  • Class of '59 honors grads with gold bars

    Retired Maj. Gen. Harold W. Todd, secretary of the Class of 1959, is the originator and "Class honcho" of the idea to inscribe the back of this year's second lieutenant bars with "1959-2009." The Class of 1959 purchased the bars by special order from the Academy Clothing Sales store at the end of 2008. "The engraving is on the underside of each bar
  • Class of 2009 Graduates

    Listed below are the graduates of the U.S. Air Force Academy's Class of 2009:Cadet Squadron 1 Jessica Lee Barbee Robert Destri Barlow Douglas Stuart Bates Jason Daniel Booth Ryan William Clisset Stefanie Michelle Culp Eric Lee Davis Harmon John Ambrose Gage Samuel Allen Gay Tyron Marquez Gray Joseph Charles Hoecherl Jordan Matthew Howen Meghan
  • Soaring success paves way for future recruitment

    Sean D. Tucker stepped out of his custom-built Oracle Challenger II biplane and rushed to catch his flight from Tampa back to his Power Aerobatics School in California. Recently honored as one of only 25 'Living Legends of Flight', he had just wrapped up the last of six mind-boggling aerobatic routines which included maneuvers in excess of 10
  • 87 cadets bound for Grad School

    Harvard, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Oxford, California Technical University and Rice University are just a few of the post-graduation destinations for members of the Academy's Class of 2009. Eighty-seven members of the Air Force Academy's latest graduating class have earned entry into graduate school programs. Several of the
  • Top graduates honored for accomplishments

    The following Class of 2009 cadets were honored for their individual academic, military and athletic accomplishments.Outstanding Cadet Spring Wing Commander -- Jonathan Yates, Cadet Squadron 21 Outstanding Cadet Fall Wing Commander --Jacob Schonig, CS-37 Outstanding Cadet Summer Wing Commander --Anthony Ferrara, CS-27 Outstanding Cadet Group
  • 2009 class ring symbolizes pride, tradition

    The Class of 2009 ring crest is one of the most treasured representations of class unity and class pride. Until graduation, the Class of 2009 wore their rings with the class crest facing inward, closest to their hearts. After graduation day, the ring is turned so the Academy Crest is closest to the heart of an officer ready and willing to protect