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  • Academy earns own 'best reviewer'

    Maj. John Martin earned a "Best Reviewer" award from the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management Aug. 10. The award, presented to the top five percent of more than 2,500 reviewers for the Academy of Management Conference in Chicago, Ill., recognizes reviewers for the quality and constructive feedback given to authors who
  • Air Force unveils new fitness program

    Approval of the new Air Force fitness instruction in the coming weeks brings about some of the most significant changes to the Air Force fitness program in the last five years and shifts a greater responsibility of maintaining physical fitness 365 days a year to all Airmen. Those changes take effect Jan. 1, 2010. In June, Air Force Chief of Staff
  • Academy to transform character development program

    Academy superintendent Lt. Gen. Mike Gould unveiled plans Aug. 27 for a major transformation and expansion of the Academy's character development efforts. Plans include re-designating the Center for Character Development to the Center for Character and Leadership Development and relocating it into a new $29-million facility scheduled to open in
  • 10th ABW command changes hands

    Col. Rick LoCastro took command of the 10th Air Base Wing during a ceremony here July 23. He comes to the 10th ABW from Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., where he served as the 96th ABW vice commander. The 10th ABW's new commander previously served as the 96th Mission Support Group commander, Eglin AFB; Allied Air Component Headquarters Support Group
  • CDC remembers Donna Head

    A permanent memorial to the passion, dedication and commitment of former Child Development Director Donna Head was unveiled July 17 at the center. In her honor, the facility is now the Donna Head Child Development Center. Mrs. Head died in December 2007 after being struck by a vehicle on Academy grounds. Lt. Gen. Mike Gould, Academy superintendent,
  • Men's gymnastics adds 7 newcomers to roster

    Air Force men's gymnastics coach Kip Simons announced the addition of seven newcomers to the program from the upcoming 2010 season. The newest group of Falcons, who have been at the Academy for the past month participating in Basic Cadet Training, will begin classes next week. "These seven young men are, by far, the strongest recruiting class that
  • New men's soccer assistant coach named

    Matthew Okoh has been hired as an assistant coach for the Air Force men's soccer program, according to head coach Doug Hill. Okoh, who has five years of collegiate head coaching experience, joins the Falcon coaching staff after serving as player/coach for the German club team SV-DJK Taufkirchen since January. "We are very happy to have Matt on
  • Intramural softball plaoffs tear up the turf

    The first pitch of the intramural softball playoffs was thrown here July 27. Evening action consisted of three games. The fourth game between 10th Security Forces Squadron and Retirees was canceled due to lightning and rain. The fifth-seeded DRU/MSS defeated the fourth seeded 10 CES 26-13 in the first game of the evening. Riding on Tim Neuman's
  • Air Force football practice to start Aug. 3

    The Air Force football team opens 2009 fall practices Aug. 3 at 8:40 a.m. at the practice fields located behind the Cadet Field House. The Falcons will not host a media day this season, but Air Force players and coaches are available each day after practice until school starts Aug. 6. Once school starts the media availability listed below goes into
  • Dust settles at Jacks Valley; cadets to face academia storm

    The Class of 2013 has returned to the Cadet Area after demonstrating a "consistently high level of motivation and energy," that, according to the Basic Cadet Training commander. "(The Class of) 2013 did an excellent job throughout the challenges of Jacks Valley," said Lt. Col. Ted Detweiler. "The class can certainly be proud of its performance."