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Academy News

  • New Academy Visitor Center construction underway

    Residents and visitors to the Colorado Springs region may have noticed a construction project on the U.S. Air Force Academy during their travel on Interstate 25.The skeleton steel structure soaring above the Academy’s North Gate is a new visitor center named after former Academy Superintendent, Lt.

  • Dental squadron provides world-class care to a thousand basic cadets

    Among the chaos of the U.S. Air Force Academy’s basic cadet training, there’s only one place where the more than a thousand basic cadets can smile, the dental clinic.A team of officers and enlisted Airmen at the Academy’s Cadet Dental Clinic created military dental records for the men and women

  • Select Academy housing residents receive air conditioning units

    A select number of Hunt Community Housing residents at the U.S. Air Force Academy are getting ready to cool off for the upcoming summer months. Colonel Daniel Werner, 10th Air Base Wing vice commander, distributed the first of 15 air conditioning units to a local Airman and her family, May 19.

  • Cadet team conducts robotics research

    A team of professors and cadets with the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Warfighter Effectiveness Research Center, a directorate of the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership, are striving to determine the practicality of incorporating a robot into operational Air Force missions.The cadet-driven

  • Air Force Academy honors Spirit 03 aircrew legacy

    Lieutenant General Richard Clark, U.S. Air Force Academy superintendent, hosted a ceremony to dedicate a memorial sculpture honoring the aircrew of an AC-130H Spectre gunship, May 5. Major Paul Weaver, aircraft commander and Academy Class of 1979 graduate, along with 13 other Airmen gave the

  • Academy hosts Front Range Key Spouse Symposium

    After seven months of planning, the inaugural Front Range Key Spouse Symposium took place at the U.S. Air Force Academy, March 2, 2023. The participants traveled from military bases across the front range to attend the symposium, including Peterson, Schriever, Vandenberg and Buckley Space Force

  • Cadet Chapel reaches restoration milestone

    The U.S. Air Force Academy’s Cadet Chapel restoration project reached a landmark milestone when contractors removed the final aluminum panel March 30.The event marked the 1,008th piece of the chapel’s iconic, expressionist-modern exterior that contractors ceremoniously removed transitioning the