Category: Diversity
  • Cadet candidates lead Prep School's 'It's On Us' pledge

    A group of 13 Academy Preparatory School students and senior leaders took the "It's On Us" pledge during a presentation in the Community Center Theater here Feb. 3.The pledge commits the Prep School's student and faculty leaders to create an environment that does not tolerate sexual assault and that supports survivors.Cadet Candidate Kylee Miller
  • Native American legacy is one of honor, dedication

    During November, the nation pays tribute to the contributions of Native Americans throughout U.S. history.On Aug. 3, 1990, President George H. W. Bush approved a joint resolution designating November as National American Indian Heritage Month, commonly referred to as Native American Heritage Month.Many tribes were involved in the War of 1812, and
  • Cadets help with STEM questions on Homework Hotline

    Two Academy cadets headed to Pueblo Oct. 24 to help youngsters with their homework and answer questions about applying to the Air Force's Academy.Cadets 3rd Class Warren Metcalf and Casey Evans appeared on "Homework Hotline" on KTSC, Colorado State University-Pueblo's Public Broadcasting Service channel.Homework Hotline allows grade school children
  • Academy reinforces stance on Honor Oath

    The Air Force has instructed force support offices across the service to allow both enlisted members and officers to omit the words “So help me God” from enlistment and officer appointment oaths if an Airman chooses. This has no impact on the Cadet Honor Oath taken by cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy as the words “so help me God” were already
  • SPIRE volunteers attend leadership training

    Academy chaplains and local representatives of various faith groups attended Special Program in Religious Education training Aug. 4 at the Sijan Hall Oasis to help encourage religious respect and allow cadets to freely exercise their faith.About 60 volunteers from Buddhist, Earth-Centered, Greek Orthodox, Jewish, Latter Day Saints, Catholic and
  • USAFA uses Ambassador Program to inform prospective cadets

    Twenty-eight Academy cadets are taking part in the Academy Ambassadors program, giving high school students and their families a slice of cadet life.The program overseen and managed by the Admissions Directorate, gives prospective cadets the chance to meet current cadets, and is similar to campus tours given at many civilian colleges, said Maj.
  • USAFA honors Tuskegee Airmen

    The Academy gathered in front of the Tuskegee Airmen memorial statue May 8, to honor the sacrifices and service of the first African-American military pilots in the United States armed forces. Academy Airmen, leaders and friends and family of Tuskegee Airmen attended a wreath-laying ceremony, parade and luncheon here to pay tribute to Tuskegee
  • Academy debaters look to build from successful int'l showing

    Cadets 2nd class Trevor Woodward and Stephen Beaton are spending three hours together daily and countless amounts of time on their own to prepare for their upcoming debate tournament at the University of Utah Saturday.Hot off a first place tandem performance and first and second place overall at the International Debate Academy tournament in
  • Academy instructors ready Paralympics staff for Russia

    Two instructors from the Academy's Foreign Languages department will make a contribution to the Paralympic games this year by sharing their Russian knowledge and expertise with the U.S. Olympic Committee through lessons Dec. 16-Feb. 20. Ianina Grigortchouk and Olga Scarborough, Russian instructors here, will provide Russian cultural awareness and
  • Academy competes against international schools in Forensics Classic

    This year Academy took their annual forensics tournament to a new level--drawing in competition from across the world. The Air Force Academy held its 51st Forensics Classic Sept. 27-29 in Fairchild Hall incorporating over 400 competitors from 39 schools in 20 states and 6 countries. The tournament consisted of 11 speech events, and for the first