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  • Thriving in wake of assault is focus of Air Force Academy summit

    Survivors of sexual assault gathered at the U.S. Air Force Academy this week to collaborate with leaders and subject matter experts on how to not only survive an assault, but to thrive in its wake.
  • Former JCS Chairman Myers gets USAFA Character, Leadership Award

    Former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Richard Myers told senior cadets at the Air Force Academy to expect challenges after graduating in May. “If you plotted your ups and downs here at the Academy, it would look like you were having a heart attack,” he said.Myers, a retired four-star general and the 15th JCS chairman, was the featured guest
  • Air Force negotiating land lease including construction of new Academy Visitor Center

    The Air Force is in negotiations with a privately-owned company to begin development on approximately 57 acres by the Academy's North Gate.
  • Founder's Day Parade to celebrate USAFA origins April 7

    Air Force Academy cadets celebrate their legacy and future with the Founders’ Day parade, 10:30 a.m., April 7 on the Academy’s Terrazzo.
  • USAFA, AOG to recognize 3 distinguished grads April 6 at Founder's Day Dinner

    The Air Force Academy and its Association of Graduates will recognize three distinguished graduates April 6 at the Academy’s Founder’s Day Dinner. John Fox of Denver; T. Allan McArtor of Great Falls, Va.; and retired Gen. Steve Lorenz of Monument, will join 34 prior honorees who made significant contributions to the U.S. FoxAfter serving as an Air
  • USAFA supt to give 'State of the Academy' briefing April 6

    Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria, superintendent of the Air Force Academy, will host a State of the U.S. Air Force Academy briefing for community leaders 1 p.m., April 6 in Polaris Hall. Silveria will discuss developments at the Academy that have occurred since he took command in August, including the achievements of a number of standout cadets and teams
  • Academy kicks off AFAF campaign

    As part of its charitable tradition, the Air Force Academy kicked off the annual Air Force Assistance Fund campaign April 2.
  • Secretary of Defense Mattis scheduled to give USAFA Class of '18 commencement address

    Secretary of Defense James Mattis will conduct the commencement address for the Air Force Academy’s Class of 2018 graduation ceremony, May 23 at Falcon Stadium.This will be his first visit to the Academy as defense secretary. The last defense secretary to deliver the address was Robert Gates in 2007.
  • USAFA Airmen graduate Airmen Leadership School

    The Air Force gained four new supervisors March 22 when Senior Airmen Erin Joshua Barriga, Nickalus Keyros, Shelby Shrader and Ryan Webb graduated Airmen Leadership School. The Airmen, all assigned to the 10th Air Base Wing, earned six college credit hours in leadership training during ALS and are qualified to supervise and officially evaluate the
  • Update: Santa Fe Trail section to remain closed until March 29 for roadwork

    A section of the New Santa Fe Trail on the Academy will remain closed until March 29  while construction workers refurbish the tri-intersection bridge passing over the trail.  The closure was extended due to recent cold weather, including ice and snow, which hampered the work.  The bridge is north of mile-marker 41 and south of mile-marker 42 on