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  • 10th Air Base Wing

    MissionThe 10th Air Base Wing is the host wing for the Air Force Academy and provides quality support to enhance the education and development of more than 4,000 future Air Force leaders. The 10th ABW is also responsible for medical, engineering, logistics, communications, personnel, services, security and other key support for more than 25,000
  • Air Force Academy Visitor Center

      The Barry Goldwater Air Force Academy Visitor Center serves as the gateway to the Air Force Academy, providing information on its history and cadet life to hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. The 31,600-square-foot building contains exhibits and a gift shop. A nature walk east of the facility allows visitors to walk to the Cadet
  • Human Performance Laboratory

    MissionThe Air Force Academy's Human Performance Laboratory applies sports science principles to improve Academy athletic teams and individual cadet performance. Coaches, cadet athletes and cadets receive specific physiological information by way of testing, research, training and education.The Human Performance Lab also provides subject-matter
  • Parachuting

    Cadets at the Air Force Academy have an opportunity to learn about the military application and sport of parachuting. While never losing its fundamental drama, parachuting has progressed to become much more than jumping from an airplane, pulling a ripcord, and hoping and praying for the best.Parachuting at the Air Force Academy began more than 30
  • 10th Security Forces Squadron

    MISSION The 10th Security Forces Squadron conducts law enforcement duties along with security and antiterrorism operations to protect the Air Force Academy. The 10th SFS is also responsible for the safety and security of hundreds of thousands of visitors at NCAA Division I football games, annual cadet-related activities and other special events.
  • FalconLAUNCH

    FalconLAUNCH is a cadet-run engineering design capstone course for senior cadets offered by the U.S. Air Force Academy Department of Astronautics. Each year, cadets from across the academic spectrum come together in order to "learn space by doing space." Teams consist of approximately 25 cadets from fields such as mechanical and electrical
  • Admissions

    The U.S. Air Force Academy's broad program of intellectual, professional, physical and character development is designed to prepare cadets to be tomorrow's air and space leaders. Thus, the Academy seeks to enroll students of high moral character who have a well-rounded background of academic, leadership and athletic preparation in addition to the
  • Cadet Life

    Cadets at the Air Force Academy must learn organizational and time-management skills and self-discipline amid mental, ethical and physical demands. The environment is structured, with rules and regulations, but the rewards include lifetime friends, honor, personal development, pride and an exciting career as an officer in the U.S. Air Force. CADET
  • U.S. Air Force Academy Preparatory School

    The U.S. Air Force Academy Preparatory School was established in May 1961. It is located on the Academy grounds about four miles from the cadet area.The prep school's mission is to motivate, prepare, and evaluate selected candidates in an academic, military, moral, and physical environment, to perform successfully and enhance diversity at the Air
  • The Honor Code

    "We Will Not Lie, Steal Or Cheat, Nor Tolerate Among Us Anyone Who Does"The Air Force Academy Honor Code was formally adopted in 1956 by the first graduating class, the Class of 1959. It was then, and continues to be today, a minimum standard of conduct which cadets expect of themselves and their fellow cadets.Lt.Gen. Hubert R. Harmon, the
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