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  • Air Force Academy offers muscle confusion for the mind

    Many readers have heard about disruptive innovation -- a change that creates an entirely new way of doing business. Exponential energy, driverless vehicles and wearable technology are all examples. Indeed, it seems I cannot meet five people without most of them wearing some form of technology. Even my command chief master sergeant, a combat veteran
  • Motorcycle Safety Month: The Invisible Motorcycle

    May is Motorcycle Safety Month, a time to focus accident prevention efforts on motorcycles at the national, state and local level. Motorcycle safety seems to be a never-ending topic. Approximately 10 percent of Airmen ride, so you may ask, "Why do we spend so much time focusing on it?Perhaps it is because the number one killer of America's Airmen
  • Legal program helps crime victims, witnesses navigate system

    The legal system sometimes leaves crime victims and witnesses with a sense of helplessness, but Airmen can rest easier knowing they have dedicated legal support in their corner.The Victim and Witness Assistance Program is designed to ensure all victims and witnesses of crimes suffering physical, financial or emotional trauma receive the assistance
  • A Cadet's Perspective: Holocaust Days of Remembrance

    Through the many exchange opportunities at the Academy, cadets have a unique opportunity to see the world. Cadet 3rd Class Robert Breen, a prior-enlisted Airman now majoring in history at the Academy, took advantage of those opportunities and traveled to Europe last summer. While there, he studied many of the remaining landmarks of the Holocaust.
  • An Airman’s Perspective: Holocaust Days of Remembrance

    The Holocaust was a horrible event with global repercussions. Although I have never visited any of the concentration camps in Europe, with Holocaust Memorial Day coming up at the Academy, I sat down with Capt. Michele Gatheridge, a neurologist at the 10th Medical Group here to discuss her experiences at one of the camps.Gatheridge spent a day at
  • Cybercrime: How it affects you

    Cybercrime is the fastest growing and most dynamic area of crime. Ever-increasing reliance on cyber technology is allowing criminals to operate with virtual impunity across a range of criminal activities and jurisdictions.Although the types of crimes are not necessarily new (theft, fraud, extortion, drug proliferation and sex-based exploitation),
  • Help tell the Air Force support service story

    Things change. The only thing we can do is be mentally and physically prepared to roll with the changes.Air Force support services can help.Whether you are a first term Airman, a cadet, a chief master sergeant, a government schedule employee or a contractor, the Air Force has a support network staffed by experts to help.We all think we can roll
  • What’s my role at the Academy?

    Working at the U.S. Air Force Academy is extremely rewarding. Every year, one of the most exciting events is watching the graduating class throw their hats into the air as they celebrate their accomplishments of the last four years.But, it takes a tremendous team effort by everyone at the Academy to position those new second lieutenants so they are
  • Help us tell the AF support services story

    Things change. The only thing we can do is be mentally and physically prepared to roll with the changes.Air Force support services can help.Whether a first term Airman, a cadet, a chief master sergeant, a government schedule employee or a contractor, the Air Force has a support network staffed by experts able to help.We all think we can roll with
  • USAFA to send out IG survey, gets ready for April IG inspection

    You've probably heard the Air Force Academy will be inspected by the Air Force Inspection Agency April 7-17. You may ask yourself, "Why is this important?" It's important because you can make a difference. As your IG, I know no one really likes inspections. Airmen have good reason to dislike them, as the Air Force previously had 116 different
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