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  • Dozens of Academy graduates to attend grad school

    One hundred and fourteen Class of 2018 graduates will head to grad school after graduating from the Air Force Academy May 23. Dr. Helen Meisenhelder, the Academy’s director of graduate studies, said select graduates will continue their education at Oxford, Yale, Harvard, Stanford, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Air Force Institute of
  • The breakdown: The stats on USAFA’s Class of 2018

    The Breakdown on the Class of 2018
  • 206 cadet candidates graduate USAFA Prep School

    Families, friends and faculty celebrated the graduation of 206 Air Force Academy Prep School cadet candidates May 17.“It’s our highest graduation rate in 15 years,” said Prep school commander Col. Jaqueline Breeden during the graduation ceremony in Arnold Hall.Two-hundred-thirty-seven cadet candidates were admitted into the Prep School. Of the
  • USAFA educators receive Heiser Award

    Senior cadets at the Air Force Academy cast their votes for two faculty members to receive the Heiser Award May 4: Mathematics Department deputy head Lt. Col. Kris Pruitt and Political Science Department associate professor John Riley. The award’s namesake, Professor Emeritus Dr. William H. Heiser, was an honorary fellow for the American Institute
  • USAFA’S new Eisenhower Golf Course Clubhouse opens for business

    The Air Force Academy celebrated the completion of a new clubhouse at the Eisenhower Golf Course with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, May 9.The event signaled the end of more than a decades’ effort to fund construction of a new clubhouse.The club house was completely paid for with funds generated by Air Force Moral, Welfare and Recreation programs, said
  • 600 free USAFA graduation tickets available May 14

    Approximately 600 free tickets for the Academy’s Class of 2018 graduation ceremony will be available May 14.Tickets may be picked up by the general public in person at: The Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC office,102 S. Tejon St., Suite 430, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. The Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce, EDC and Visitor Center, 166 Second
  • Groundbreaking eye surgery has Airmen seeing careers saved

    Every year, Air Force Academy Cadets and Airmen are found to have eyesight conditions that can disqualify them from flight status, according to Academy ophthalmologists.For patients with progressive keratoconus and corneal ectasia, the odds of their careers ending prematurely changed dramatically May 3, when innovative laser surgery, called
  • Wounded warriors soar over Academy

    Eight wounded warrior veterans received an opportunity to soar over the Air Force Academy May 8. The 94th Flying Training Squadron facilitated the orientation flight for the veterans.