Class of 2019: Senior cadet reflects on building a bridge with Nat’l Forest Service


Cadet 1st Class Ryan Howe (third from left) and 12 other senior cadets from the U.S. Air Force Academy teamed up with the National Forest Service to build a pedestrian bridge on the popular McCullough Gulch Trail near Breckenridge, Colorado. (National Forest Service photo)

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- Cadet 1st Class Ryan Howe will be the first to admit he didn’t plan on attending the Air Force Academy, but a fateful trip to the mechanical laboratory during Parents’ Weekend piqued his curiosity, and he applied.

Four years later, he is set to graduate and pursue a master’s degree at the University of Washington, and fittingly, one of his standout memories from his time at the Academy is tied to an engineering project – albeit a civil engineering one.

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