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  • AF Association honors Academy chaplain, education program

    The Air Force Academy's undergraduate education programs and an Academy chaplain received awards Sept. 19 at the Air Force Association's annual Air & Space Conference & Technology Exposition in National Harbor, Md.The Air Force Association presented the 2011 Chaplain Corps Award for outstanding performance by a member of the Air Force Chaplain
  • Senior journalists from Asia, Pacific visit Air Force Academy

    Seven senior journalists from publications in Asia and the Pacific visited the Air Force Academy Aug. 22 as part of a month-long seminar hosted by the East-West Center.The center's 2011 Senior Journalists' Seminar, which continues through Aug. 27, seeks to bridge gaps between the United States and the Muslim world, according to its website,
  • Recent grad's astro feats regarded as research crown 'joule'

    Look out, Richard Dean Anderson. There's a new MacGyver in town.His name is 2nd Lt. Michael Trubilla, and a prestigious award is in the 2011 Air Force Academy grad's very near future: Trubilla will receive the Air Force Science and Technology Cadet Research Award at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Thursday.Trubilla's mentors in the
  • Aeronautics professor tops field in STEM mentorship

    The Air Force Academy's STEM initiative is now in full flower, and the efforts of its primary contributor, Dr. William Crisler, are coming up roses. Now Crisler is about to assume the spotlight and be honored for his success in inspiring children and teens to take an interest in science, technology, engineering and math.The Federal Laboratory
  • Research labs stretch minds

    The Air Force Academy apparently puts considerable credence in a certain saying that involves idle minds and a workshop.That might explain why more than 150 of its sharpest minds are anything but idle during the quietest interval in the academic year. There is no shortage of options for cadets to keep their bodies and brain cells active during the
  • Cadets study art of cyber warfare

    Rising sophomores at the Air Force Academy might compile a "things I did this summer" list that looks a little something like this:Deployment exercise, check. Piloted an airplane, check. Trained by the Air Force to be computer hacker, check.That last one is not a joke. Thanks to a newly introduced summer course called Cyber 256, Basic Cyber
  • Operation Air Force: Cadets take trial runs at Aviano AB

    Eight cadets recently visited Aviano Air Base, Italy, recently as part of Operation Air Force, a program designed to give cadets operational Air Force experience.In Operation Air Force, rising juniors and seniors spend nearly three weeks at an Air Force base to shadow active-duty personnel in different career fields to learn about the operational
  • Cadets get taste of deployed life

    Approximately 60 Air Force Academy cadets hit the ground in Southwest Asia June 18, seeing deployed operations firsthand and meeting deployed Airmen.Cadets may participate in Operations Air Force between their sophomore and junior years at the Academy.The program sends groups of cadets to Air Force bases for three weeks, where they follow officers
  • Falcons football tops MWC in academics

    The Air Force Academy football team's Academic Progress Rate score of 978 for the 2009-10 academic year is the best in the Mountain West Conference for its sport according to data released May 24 by the NCAA. The Falcons were followed by Texas Christian University with 972 and Utah with 956.The Air Force football program, along with women's cross
  • Grad takes Academy experiment into space on Endeavour

    An Air Force Academy graduate piloted the space shuttle Endeavour while carrying an Air Force Academy physics experiment into space just before 7 a.m. Mountain Standard Time, from Cape Canaveral for NASA's STS-134 mission. Piloting the crew of STS-134 is retired Col. Gregory H. Johnson, a 1984 graduate of the Air Force Academy."We are an