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  • Cadets build homes during spring break

    Scores of cadets are building an repairing homes today across the U.S.The 110 cadet-volunteers taking part in the Alternate Spring Break Program here will return April 2 from working in Lafayette and Mandeville, Louisianna; Eglin, Illinois; Fort Smith, Arkansas; Fairfield, Alabama; Hattiesburg and Tupelo, Mississippi; and Beaumont, Texas."This is
  • Delayed reporting at USAFA March 24

    Due to a weather warning from National Weather Service, there will be delayed reporting at the Air Force Academy March 24.  Non-mission-essential staff members are asked to report to the Academy no-earlier-than 9:30 a.m.,Mar. 24. Mission-essential staff members should report on time.  Classes at the Academy are scheduled to begin on time. Child
  • Superintendent hosts State of USAFA Forum

    The Air Force Academy’s top officer discussed modernization, improving the school’s communications and ridding its campus of sexual assault, March 22 at the State of USAFA Forum. The forum is an annual update on the school’s state of affairs for civic officials, the media, and the industry partners.           Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson also
  • 4-year restoration project on Cadet Chapel to start in 2018

    Major restorations on the Cadet Chapel are slated to begin in the summer of 2018.The project includes fixing the leaks that have plagued the structure since it opened in 1963.“Renovations are necessary because the structure is nearly 53 years old and has leaked consistently since it was constructed,” said Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle
  • Cyber Command's top officer speaks at Academy Assembly: Speed, agility needed in cyber realm, says Adm Rogers

    The commander of U.S. Cyber Command gave cadets and faculty here an inside look into the cyber-warfare world during his March 15, 2017 visit to the 58th Academy Assembly. Convened annually since 1959, the assembly is an undergraduate-led conference held by the Air Force Academy and organized by its Political Science Department. Cadets and faculty
  • Cadets win nationwide collegiate recycling challenge – again

    The Cadet Wing’s top officer presented Air Force Academy cadets with a $3,000 check March 16th for winning the 2016 Great American Can Roundup Recycling Challenge.  Col. John Price, the acting-commandant of cadets, gave the check to Cadet 1st Class Madison Martin on the staff tower during the cadet’s lunch hour.  “Our passion to be resourceful and
  • Academy to accept DSA nominations until April 1

    The Air Force Academy will take nominations for this year’s Distinguished Service Award through April 1.  The DSA was established in 1999 and is presented annually by the superintendent to a military person, civilian or group, whose contributions distinctly impacted the morale or wellbeing of the Academy.  Any individual or group that has
  • Class of ‘13 graduate dies in N.M. plane crash

    An Air Force Academy graduate was one of three special operators killed March 14 when their U-28A aircraft crashed near the Clovis Municipal Airport in Clovis, New Mexico, during a training mission. First Lt. Frederick Dellecker was a combat systems officer and the aircraft’s copilot. He was assigned to Cadet Squadron 13 and graduated in 2013 with
  • Spring safety: Be aware of the bears

    Spring starts March 20 and Black bears living on or near the Air Force Academy are leaving their hibernation and looking for food.  If the bears found food in a trash container last year near your home or office, chances are they’ll come back.Access to food and trash makes bears comfortable around people, so close and properly latch the doors on
  • Major TV network broadcasts cadets' history class

    Cadets and faculty can be seen round-the-clock on a CSPAN-3 special feature documenting a history class here. The inside look at leadership lessons from the Civil War hit the national airwaves March 4 but can be seen online on demand at www.c-span.org/video/?418778-2/civil-war-fall-1864  and www.c-span.org/podcasts/#lecturesInHistory. It is also