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  • CFC to kick off in Arnold Hall Sept. 22

    The Pikes Peak Region's 2009 Combined Federal Campaign is scheduled to kick off at the Air Force Academy Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Arnold Hall. The event will have free food and is open to Academy personnel and their families and friends. There's no secret about why the Combined Federal Campaign draws overwhelming support year after year,
  • Donors send 1,155 pints of blood downrange

    Arnold Hall's ballroom looked like an assembly line Sept. 11 as people crowded into it to donate blood to the Armed Services Blood Program. The blood drive took place Sept. 9-11 with a final count of 1,155 good units of blood, said Master Sgt. Steve Honda, who helped coordinate the blood drive here. "The blood drive was a complete success," said
  • Football: Falcons feast on turnovers, down New Mexico 37-13

    The Falcons defense forced four turnovers and capitalized on New Mexico's offensive miscues to down the Lobos 37-13 at University Stadium here Sept. 19. Air Force took control of the game from the first series, when the defense held firm on the Lobos' first drive. Falcons defensive lineman Ben Garland blocked the Lobos' field goal attempt, and
  • Sneak Peek: Sept. 18 Academy Spirit

    Look for these stories in the Sept. 18 Academy Spirit: -- Read about how many pints of blood were collected for the Armed Services Blood Drive and where that blood will go. -- Meet a few of the people behind the 2009 Combined Federal Campaign, scheduled to kick off Sept. 22. -- Find out who is slated to speak at the Falcon Heritage Forum beginning
  • Slideshow: Avs face off at Cadet Ice Arena

    The Colorado Avalanche held its annual Burgundy and White Game at the U.S. Air Force Academy's Cadet Ice Arena Sept. 16.Proceeds from the scrimmage benefit military families, The Home Front Cares projects and the Colorado Avalanche Youth Hockey program.The Burgundy and White teams were tied 2-2 at the end of three periods of regulation play. Paul
  • Medics down Cops 19-0 in intramural action

    In football action Sept. 8, last year's base champion, Hospital, came out in championship form as they throttled the Cops 19-0. Both teams' defensive starts were superb in the opening minutes as the Medics went four and out followed by the Cops doing the same. Darell Holden, Medics quarterback, threw an interception on their next set of downs.
  • Basketball: Air Force announces women's '09-'10 schedule

    Sixteen home games, including three televised regular-season games, highlight the 2009-10 Air Force women's basketball schedule, announced this week by head coach Ardie McInelly. Including its opening exhibition game with UCCS on Nov. 6, the Falcons play 17 home games. The Falcons play three games that will be televised by the Mountain West Sports
  • Volleyball: Falcons look to add to win column

    The Air Force volleyball team continues its season-opening road trip this weekend as it travels to Conway, Ark., for the 2009 Sugar Bear Classic. The Falcons, who are 5-3 on the season, will face Louisiana Tech, Central Arkansas, Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Louisiana Monroe during the two-day tournament at the Prince Center on the campus of Central
  • ESOHCAMP auditors visit Academy

    An external Environmental, Safety, and Occupational Health Compliance Assessment and Management Program team composed of government and contractor experts is slated to visit the Academy Sept. 14-18. The purpose of this event is to gauge how well the Academy complies with federal, state, local, Air Force and Department of Defense policy and