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  • Academy preps for annual Research Awards Ceremony

    The Air Force Academy will host its 22nd annual Research Awards Ceremony Jan. 25 in Polaris Hall to showcase how the school advances engineering, humanities, science and the social sciences. Associate Dean for Research Lt. Col. Don Rhymer said the ceremony recognizes the often revolutionary research of cadets and faculty.  “Our programs create a
  • USAFA visiting hours change for holiday

    The Air Force Academy will be closed to visitors Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.The Cadet Chapel will be closed Dec. 29-30. Worship services are not scheduled during the weekend.Those with a valid Defense Department identification, driver’s license, and registration and insurance, will be allowed on base.
  • U.S. Air Force Academy to host deer hunt Dec 16-18

     The Air Force Academy's Natural Resources office will conduct the second weekend of the Academy’s annual deer hunt Dec. 16-18. The Falcon Trail, USAFA Archery Range, Pine Valley horse pastures, and par course located between the archery range and the Community Center gym will be closed during the hunt. Academy officials are urging personnel and
  • Overhaul on aging bridge at Academy to start Dec 17

    A $15.2 million project to refurbish the busiest bridge at the Air Force Academy begins next week and is scheduled to last through spring 2019. The work on the bridge on South Gate Boulevard, near the intersection of Pine Drive and Stadium Boulevard, includes lane reductions and traffic detours throughout the project.  The bridge is the
  • SecAF, CSAF direct review of all Air Force programs

    Air Force senior leaders have directed a Zero-Based Review of all Air Force programs, budget accounts and associated manpower authorizations in preparation for assembling the Fiscal Year 2020 Program Objective Memorandum and Future Years Defense Plan. The review will examine whether the right services are being provided the right way across the Air
  • Cadet sets sights on China with Schwarzman scholarship

    An Air Force Academy cadet earned an international scholarship to study in China next year.Cadet 1st Class Benjamin Hook will study global affairs at Beijing’s Tsinghua University, courtesy of the Schwarzman scholarship.“Having taken two years of Mandarin language study at the Academy, I look forward to experiencing Chinese culture and language
  • Breakfast with Santa: a fun family start to holiday season

    Breakfast with Santa means more to most children than just breakfast. It’s their chance to make sure their Christmas wishes have been heard by the bearded elf. This year’s event offers seatings 8 and 10 a.m., Dec. 2 at the Falcon Club. Free tickets were available beginning Nov. 14 at the Child Development Center and the Youth Center. “We are
  • Snowball event brings smiles: NCOA hosts survivor families

    The local chapter of the Non Commissioned Officers Association hosted a Snowball tailgate event during the U.S. Air Force Academy vs. Army football game Nov. 4, 2017 at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo., for families of military members who died while on active duty.
  • Academy grads reunite to compete in Air Force Alpha Warrior Final Battle

    The Air Force Alpha Warrior Final Battle Nov. 11 at the Alpha Warrior Proving Ground at Retama Park in Selma, Texas, became a de-facto family reunion for several U.S. Air Force Academy graduates.
  • Air Force leaders send Thanksgiving message to Airmen, families

    Fellow Airmen:As we approach the holiday season, we pause to thank you for the enduring sacrifices you and your families make for America. The demands we place on you are immense and you continue to be guardians for the nation. We hope you’ll take time to reflect on the significance of everything you’ve accomplished this year, and thank your family