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  • WEdge software earns glowing reviews

    The Warfighter's Edge software developed by the Air Force Academy's Institute for Information Technology Applications recently received a clean bill of health from the Air Force agency developing scanning and discovering vulnerabilities in Air Force software applications. The software's latest test came when Team Juno, part of the Application
  • Superintendent changes uniform policy

    Academy superintendent Lt. Gen. Mike Gould signed a new uniform of the day policy for Academy personnel here Sept. 7. The new policy aligns the Academy with Air Force chief of staff policy requiring Airmen to wear blues on Mondays and the utility uniform the rest of the week. "Our heritage, culture, image and professionalism is embedded in the Air
  • USAFA recognizes newest majors, lt. cols.

    The Academy has one new major select and 30 new lieutenant colonel selects after the promotion results were released Sept. 10. The Academy topped the promotion percentages in each category for 2009. The largest gaps in the Academy percentage and Air Force percentages were a 10-point gap for promotions to major and a six-and-a-half point gap for
  • 11 cadets join Academy's Aces Club

    The newest members of the Academy's Aces Club were honored with a dinner and reception hosted by the Dean of Faculty at the Dean's Heritage House Sept. 1. Eleven cadets from the student population of more than 4,400 earned a 4.0 GPA, earning them face time with Lt. Gen. Michael Gould, Brig. Gen. Dana Born and other senior Academy leaders. "This is
  • Doolies engage faculty at Majors Night

    Cadets with the Class of 2013 converged upon the second floor of Fairchild Hall for Majors Night Sept. 9. The goal of Majors Night is to excite cadets about the quest for knowledge in a field of their choice, said Maj. Mackie Wilks from the Academy Office of the Registrar. Academy educators and cadet role models shared their life experiences and
  • 2007 Academy graduate killed in action in Iraq

    A 2007 Air Force Academy graduate was killed in action Sept. 8 in Iraq. First Lt. Joseph D. Helton, 24, died Sept. 8 near Baghdad of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device. "Joseph's ultimate sacrifice is a tremendous loss to the United States Air Force Academy family. He touched the lives of many
  • Football: Gophers take glory in stadium's inaugural game

    Showing off for a sold-out home crowd, the Minnesota Gophers emerged victorious in a 20-13 win over Air Force at the inaugural game for the University's new TCF Bank Stadium Sept. 12. The Falcons won the battles of total offensive yards with 386, offensive plays, first downs with 24 to Minnesota's 14, time of possession and least number of
  • Air Force Academy cadets honor fallen of Sept. 11

    Cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy held a Reveille formation Sept. 11 to honor those who were killed in the terrorist attacks eight years earlier and the servicemembers who have died while deployed in Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.View the Reveille slideshow.
  • Football: Air Force blasts Nicholls State 72-0 in home opener

    Air Force scored early and often, handing the Nicholls State Colonels their worst loss in the school's history with a 72-0 blowout at Falcon Stadium Sept. 5. The Falcons' defense set the tempo for the game, recovering four of the Colonels' five fumbles and keeping Nicholls State out of the red zone, while the Falcons' offense converted the
  • Academy to tweet Air Force-Nicholls State home opener

    The Air Force Academy Public Affairs Office will broadcast live updates on the Air Force-Nicholls State game at the Academy's Twitter page, http://twitter.com/AF_Academy. Updates will include scoring drives and other key plays during the game.Results of the game will be available on the Academy's public Web site Sept. 7.