• AF Academy welcomes guests with extended visiting hours

    USAFA extends its visiting hours.
  • Academy hails new dean with assumption of command ceremony

    New dean says excellent education is 'bedrock' of Academy.
  • New telescope at Academy to be largest available for public viewing in Colorado

    New telescope will give cadets, faculty a better view of space.
  • Energy Action Month: AF Academy cadets optimize the future

    With Energy Action Month in full swing, cadets at the Air Force Academy are taking the initiative to learn how energy impacts the mission, and what Airmen can do to improve combat capability through optimized operations. Every October, the Air Force recognizes the national campaign as a way to highlight the importance energy plays in daily operations, and showcases ways to build an energy-smart force through innovative technologies, policies, best practices and data solutions.
  • Reserve Citizen Airmen uses gliders to help heal wounded warriors

    Flying without an engine isn’t on most bucket lists, but it’s one of Lt. Col. Chris Rothe’s favorite ways to spend time, and because the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs has a need for that skill, the 70th Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot gets to fly sans power as a Reservist, and gets to use his soaring skills to instruct Cadets and Wounded Warriors.
  • Offering cadets a home away from home

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas -- Many young people heading for college experience a little trepidation at the thought of being far from family, friends and all that’s familiar. For U.S. Air Force Academy cadets, that trepidation is tripled by the significance of the life they’ve chosen and the education - beyond the academics - that they
  • 600 free USAFA graduation tickets available May 14

    Approximately 600 free tickets for the Academy’s Class of 2018 graduation ceremony will be available May 14.Tickets may be picked up by the general public in person at: The Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC office,102 S. Tejon St., Suite 430, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. The Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce, EDC and Visitor Center, 166 Second
  • Superintendent shares USAFA vision

    Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson, the Academy’s Superintendent, recently held an “All-Call” to update permanent party members on modernization efforts and upcoming changes at the Academy. The superintendent said the Air Force strategic master plan states the Air Force wants innovative, agile Airmen for the future and the Academy is focusing on preparing
  • 28 selected for promotion to technical sergeant

    Twenty-eight Academy staff sergeants found out they were selected for promotion to technical sergeant July 21.The 7,501 technical sergeant selects represent 22.35 percent of the 33,569 staff sergeants eligible for promotion across the Air Force. The selects will be promoted according to their promotion sequence number beginning in August.