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  • 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
  • Senate confirms new permanent professor at Academy

    Col. David Caswell is the latest faculty member at the Air Force Academy to be confirmed by the Senate for the position of permanent professor.
  • Cadets trade spring break fun for dirt, debris

    Spring break usually conjures thoughts of fun and sun, but scores of cadets will spend their time building or repairing homes and clearing debris as part of the Air Force Academy’s Alternate Spring Break Program."The cadet-volunteers will team-up with Habitat for Humanity volunteers in nine separate locations," said Maj. Brian Fash, cadet service
  • 72 hours: Cadet saves suicidal man, assists finding crashed plane

    There’s a lot more to the Air Force Academy’s honor code than not lying, stealing or cheating and tolerating those who do.
  • USAFA grad, Vietnam vet shares story of historic flight

    During a recent visit to Wichita, an air refueling icon shared his experience of how his crew in Vietnam performed history’s first tri-level refueling.
  • 10th Air Base Wing commander introduces wing ‘road map’

    The 10th Air Base Wing commander lit a match by unveiling new vision and mission statements to forge the wing’s way ahead, March 9 at his Arnold Hall commanders call. Both statements anchor the road map Col. Shawn Campbell said was needed when he addressed the wing last fall. They are his first steps to integrate a deeper understanding and