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  • Academy, local colleges combine to create academic ‘superpower’

    Cadets and college students in Colorado Springs say their academic partnership pays off by solving problems for the community. The Air Force Academy, Colorado College, Pikes Peak Community College and University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, are members of “The Quad” – The Quad Innovation Partnership – students and faculty from each school who tackle issues for Colorado Springs.
  • 39 Academy Airmen to make jump to staff sergeant rank

    Several Airmen assigned to the Air Force Academy will become noncommissioned officers in the next 12 months.
  • First Year Report: Academy's Enlisted Academic Faculty Program making progress

    An Air Force Academy report released this summer analyzes the progress of the school’s Enlisted Academic Faculty Program. The Academy is the first of the service academies to feature enlisted service members as official faculty members.
  • Air Force Academy releases statement on Mountain West Conference decision to play football

    Following the Mountain West Conference’s decision to play football (https://themw.com/), the Air Force Academy is providing the following statement. Anything further on the decision should go to the conference, and any questions on schedules, fan attendance, etc. should go to the Athletic Department website (https://goairforcefalcons.com/).
  • Academy’s 21st superintendent reports for duty

    Lt. Gen. Richard M. Clark became the superintendent of the Air Force Academy in a change of command ceremony attended by Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett, Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., and Space Force Chief of Space Operations Gen. John W. Raymond.
  • Academy Supt. Lt. Gen. Silveria to retire after 35-year Air Force career

    Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria has big plans after his three-year tenure as the Air Force Academy’s superintendent officially ends Sept. 23.
  • Academy gives out gunlocks to reduce suicides

    Scores of drivers braving rush hour to the Air Force Academy received a gift Sept. 15: a gunlock. Violence Prevention officials and other staff gave out 1,500 gunlocks during the morning commute at the base’s North and South gates. September is Suicide Prevention Month across the Defense Department, with each service branch working to raise awareness about suicide and violence prevention. The DOD’s slogan for the month is “Connect to Protect,” meant to emphasize healthy connections to family, friends and communities.
  • Mckinneys proud to include USAFA in family story

    There are family stories that get better with each telling, which are passed down from generation to generation like an inheritance. For Blaine and Becky McKinney, many stories involve the Air Force Academy; where their sons Austin, Connor and Lucas ‘grew into men’ and carried on the family legacy of military service. One such story involves Gen. Norton Schwartz.
  • Air Force Academy places high in US News’ college rankings

    U.S. News & World Report ranks the Air Force Academy high in several categories in their annual ‘Best Colleges’ report released this week. The Academy was ranked third in the Top Public School category.
  • From the Academy's Safety Office: Be in the know when it snows

    There are several ways to get updated weather information at the Academy when the weather results in delayed reporting or causes the base to close. Call the school’s Snow Call line, 719-333-6249 and check out the Academy’s official Facebook page, Twitter feed and website at www.facebook.com/USAFA.Official, https://twitter.com/af_academy?lang=en and www.usafa.af.mil.
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