• Academy honors newly promoted full professors

    Academy senior leadership gathered recently during a ceremony at the Falcon Club to pay tribute to the dean of faculty's newest professors recently at a reception co-hosted by Brig. Gen Dana Born, Tim Born and the Academy Research and Development Institute. Dr. David H. Sacko, Dr. Katherine Silz-Carson, and Dr. Brent J. Talbot join the
  • TV military analyst visits Academy

    Retired Army Gen. Barry McCaffrey visited Academy leadership and departments during a whirlwind visit to the base May 7. Mr. McCaffrey was guest speaker for the 2009 Ira C. Eaker Distinquished Lecture on National Defense Policy. "The nature of the armed forces has not changed because of satellites," said the 1964 graduate of the U.S. Military
  • 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