Category: Commandant
  • Academy to adopt 'all-in' classification process for rated careers

    How are rated officer accessions like the Musketeers? They'll both be "all for one and one for all" starting with the Air Force Academy's Class of 2015. The Academy will adjust its rated classification process starting this fall to meet its targets for combat systems officers, air battle managers and remotely piloted aircraft pilots using an
  • Freshmen cadets get ready to be recognized

    Recognition, which started Thursday, is more than just a tradition at the Air Force Academy: It's also a chance for upperclassmen to see whether freshmen are ready to become leaders, three cadets who are involved with planning for the event said Tuesday."Recognition is the culminating trial for fourth-class cadets to prove they have learned the
  • Cadet cyber team notches another win

    The Air Force Academy Cyber Competition Team won the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, March 1-2 at Regis University in Greenwood Village, Colo. Teams from the Air Force Academy, BYU, the University of Colorado, Colorado State University, Fort Hays State, the University of Nebraska-Omaha, the University of New Mexico, and Regis
  • Rendering aid on Valentine's Day

    A cadet couple on their way back from dinner halted their evening to render aid to a soldier who was involved in a car accident on the corner of Academy and Dublin at approximately 8:45 p.m. Feb. 14.Cadet Third Class Sarenna Ortiz, CS-06, and Cadet Third Class Luis Morales, CS-35, were returning to the Academy when they saw an accident between two
  • Air Force leaders overhaul Airmen performance reports

    Airmen will now be rated on how well they contribute to a healthy work environment as part of a revamped officer and enlisted rating system introduced by Air Force leaders in January. According to an Air Force guidance memorandum governing the new officer and enlisted performance reports, "All Airmen are responsible for creating an organizational
  • Academy, military families hit the slopes at SnoFest

    Academy personnel and military members from five bases traveled to Keystone Resort Jan. 24 - 26 for a weekend of winter sports, camaraderie and a chance to unwind. The annual event hosted by Colorado front range military bases and installations provided participants with skiing and snowboarding, along with lodging, parties, giveaways, races, a
  • Cadet Wing changes commanders

    Cadet 1st Class Reuben Luoma-Overstreet assumed command of the Cadet Wing Jan. 7, succeeding Cadet 1st Class Moranda Hern in a ceremony here.Luoma-Overstreet, who was born in San Diego but spent much of his youth in Arlington, Va., will represent the Cadet Wing in working with the commandant of cadets to meet the student body's needs."My long-term
  • Air Force football team has 42 on Dean's List

    The Air Force football team had 42 team members earn Dean's List honors for academic excellence for the fall 2013 semester. Cadets must earn a 3.0 grade point average or higher to make the Dean's List."Our players work extraordinarily hard to earn the world's finest education at the Air Force Academy," said Air Force Head Football Coach Troy
  • USAFA adds 5 to 'Long Blue Line'

    The U.S. Air Force's Academy added five new graduates to the "Long Blue Line' Wednesday morning during the fall semester graduation and commissioning ceremony in Arnold Hall.At the ceremony, David Baska, Spencer Boone, Christopher De La Torre, Adetunji Fisayo and Kaleb Jenkins received their diplomas and were commissioned as second lieutenants in
  • 2013 Annual Safety Award winners announced

    Four of the Academy's Annual Safety Awards were presented to two individuals, one unit and one group by Lt. Gen. Johnson Dec. 11 in the Superintendent's conference room.The awards recognize outstanding individuals, units and groups for their contribution to the USAFA safety program. Individuals are nominated by the nominee's organizational