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  • Academy ceremonial groups give positive impression

    The Academy Base Honor Guard and Cadet Sabre Drill team are among more than 24 performing groups who take center stage on and off base on behalf of the Academy.The Air Force Honor Guard has roots going back to 1948 when the newly formed Air Force headquarters received instructions to develop plans for an elite ceremonial unit comparable to those of
  • India exposes cadets to a ‘significant country’

    During the period when India was all over the news for its IT industry, call centers, tremendous economic growth, receiving out-sourced American jobs and becoming a strategic ally of the United States, Capt. Robert Mishev's sense was that India would become a more important player in global affairs.The seed was planted for him to lead a cultural
  • Academy cadets learn the Elmendorf way

    The third and final period for Operation Air Force kicked off July 16 for the final eight of 35 cadets from the Air Force Academy at Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska.Operation Air Force is a program aimed at Academy and Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets designed to give them a better understanding of active duty life. As an overseas location,
  • Faculty orientation sharpens pencils, skills

    The Academy's 127 new instructors were welcomed and got senior leadership perspectives and a sense of teamwork by the faculty, athletics, commandant of cadets, preparatory school and air base wing. The New Faculty Orientation opened in the McDermott Library. Subsequent sessions took place in Fairchild Hall. It ran July 11 through July 17. This
  • GENERAL MYERS TO RECIEVE USAFA AWARD MONDAY

    Retired General Richard B. Myers, the 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will receive the United States Air Force Academy T.D. White Award here Monday. A parade and award presentation will be held in honor of the general on the terrazzo during noon meal formation. The T.D. White Award was established March 1, 1962. It is presented annually
  • FALCONS ADVANCE TO NCAA TOURNAMENT WITH 6-1 WIN OVER ARMY

    Andrew Ramsey and Josh Frider each scored two goals as Air Force beat Army, 6-1, in the championship game of the Atlantic Hockey Association Tournament, Saturday, March 17, at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, N.Y. With the win, Air Force clinches its first ever conference tournament championship and, for the first time in school history, advances
  • Air Force's 2007 football scheduled announced by MWC

    The 2007 Air Force football schedule released today by the Mountain West Conference features 12 consecutive weeks of play and 11 televised games. Five of the game are nationally televised while six others are on regional. The Falcons will also play two Thursday night games, one at home, and one other night home game. The Falcons open the season
  • Gophers ground Falcons' season in third period rally

    For 56 minutes and 24 seconds David outplayed Goliath. But, it took Goliath, a.k.a., No. 2-ranked and top West Region seed Minnesota, only the remaining time to regroup and repel the 2007 NCAA Hockey Tournament's David, Air Force. The Golden Gophers, (31-9-3) appearing in their NCAA-record 31st tournament, rallied from a 3-1 deficit with three
  • Welch reflects on Academy experiences, looks towards future

    Air Force Academy center Nick Welch is one of six seniors on the academy men's basketball team who will be cherishing every second of Tuesday's National Invitation Tournament semifinal game against Clemson University at Madison Square Garden. As the team finished practice today, Cadet Welch said he and a few other players were talking about how
  • Falcons lose heartbreaker to Clemson in NIT semifinals

    With 1.2 seconds remaining and Air Force down by one point, a hush went over the crowd at Madison Square Garden as Clemson tried frantically to inbound the ball to end the game. After Clemson forward K.C. Rivers moved rapidly along the baseline, he finally found forward David Potter who broke through Air Force's full-court press as the clock ran
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