• Snowfall closes Air Force Academy for the day Feb. 25

    Snowfall from a winter storm caused officials at the Air Force Academy to close the base Feb. 25 as a safety precaution.
  • Exploring big ideas: Diversity and Inclusion Reading Room opens at Academy

    A special reading room at the Air Force Academy might be small, but two professors say it offers cadets and faculty a treasure trove of big ideas and a safe space for open discussion.
  • CCLD hosts coaching program for AOCs

    The Center for Character and Leadership Development at the Air Force Academy kicked off the spring semester with a new leadership program for cadet squadron officers.
  • Air Force Academy superintendent directs honor review

    In line with the U.S. Air Force Academy’s mission to develop leaders of character, the Academy’s Superintendent, Lt. Gen. Richard Clark, has directed a complete review of the Academy’s Honor Program, the first in several years.
  • 306th Flying Training Group wins top airfield award

    Crew members at the Air Force Academy capped off a challenging 2020 by winning the year’s Ronald B. McCarthy Airfield Management Facility award.
  • Off limits: 10th SFS publishes annual surface-danger-zone notice

    U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- The 10th Security Forces Squadron uses a surface-danger zone in the northwest area of the Air Force Academy for weapons training.The fenced-off area is marked with off-limits signs and is off-limits to anyone who is not attending official training. Cathedral Rock, in the surface-danger zone, is off-limits unless a
  • Academy leaders discuss importance of warrior ethos, preparing cadets for unknown conflict

    A conversation broadcast to cadets at the Air Force Academy Jan. 21 featured top officials at the school discussing the balance between a warrior mindset and the unpredictable nature of warfare.
  • Academy grad receives Air Force's Cadet of the Year Award, says ‘focus is on the future’

    The Air Force announced Jan. 20 that it selected a 2020 Air Force Academy graduate and athlete as its Cadet of the Year. Second Lt. Jeff Gerlica, a drone pilot in training, was an operations research major, vice wing commander, and four-year baseball letter-winner during his time at the Academy.
  • Academy cadets start semester online, in classrooms

    Scores of cadets swapped online learning for classroom attendance after a coronavirus safety restriction limiting their movements lifted Jan. 15. The spring semester began last week via online learning, after thousands of cadets returned from a holiday break Jan. 5-7 under strict health and safety guidelines.
  • DAF senior leaders address recent events at Capitol

    Department of the Air Force senior leaders addressed the recent events at the U.S. Capitol in a letter to Airmen and Guardians encouraging them to exhibit conduct of the highest standard, Jan. 13. Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., Chief of Space Operations Gen. John W. Raymond, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass and Senior Enlisted Advisor of the Space Force Chief Master Sgt. Roger A. Towberman all signed the memorandum.