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  • Basic Cadet Training squadrons to compete at Field Day July 14

    Basic cadet trainees at the Air Force Academy will test their skill, stamina and physical condition July 14 at Field Day.The basic cadets are scheduled to march on to the Academy’s athletic fields in squadron formation at 6:30 a.m. and compete in distance runs, sprints, tug-of-war, dodgeball, log relays and other events.Senior Academy officials
  • Construction at USAFA gates to affect traffic

    Traffic patterns will change to accommodate construction projects slated to last through August 11 at the North and South Gates.  Workers are building canopies over both gates, vehicle inspection stations, and new curbs and gutters near the gates, according to an email from Derek Damian, the 10th Civil Engineering Squadron’s construction inspector.
  • Former enlisted Airman takes command of 10th Air Base Wing

    Col. Shawn Campbell took command of the 10th Air Base Wing, the support wing for the Air Force Academy, June 20. As commander, he’s responsible for the installation’s support services, including security, civil engineering, communications, logistics, finance, contracting, chaplaincy, lodging, medical, military  and civilian personnel and force
  • Col David Kincaid takes over 10th MSG

    The 10th Mission Support Group welcomed new commander Col. David Kincaid with a change of command ceremony June 22 at the 10th Air Base Wing headquarters building.As commander, Kincaid leads more than 1,900 personnel charged with law enforcement, civil engineering, communications, logistics and other base support functions at the Air Force
  • Academy rolls out annual Operation Air Force program

    Scores of cadets are traveling this summer to 61 military bases across the globe as part of the Air Force Academy’s Operation Air Force program.  Capt. Christopher Thomas, program scheduler, said the program exposes cadets to different Air Force specialties and how officers and NCOs collaborate.   “The program gives cadets a better understanding of
  • 10th SFS gets full-time Reserve commander

    The new top cop at the Air Force Academy took command of the 10th Security Forces Squadron June 21. Lt. Col. Marcus Corbett will be the first Reserve officer to command the 10th Security Forces Squadron full time. He's also the first Reserve officer in Air Force history to command a security forces squadron.He said he looks forward to protecting an
  • Private labels hit commissary shelves, offer savings

    Private label products started arriving at the Air Force Academy commissary June 9 as part of a four-year Defense Commissary Agency initiative to bring better products and greater savings to military families. The Defense Commissary Agency’s private label brands will be sold under two names; Freedom’s Choice provides food products while HomeBase
  • USAFA to host fire safety camp, June 21

    The annual Youth Fire Safety Camp hosted by 10th Civil Engineer Fire Department will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m., June 21 at Fire Station No. 1 at 6202 Pine Drive.Children 8 -12 of U.S. Air Force Academy faculty or staff are invited to enroll by June 19. To enroll, call 333-2051.The camp is designed to provide fire prevention education training through
  • Cadets perform on America’s Got Talent

    In the Stairwell, the Air Force Academy’s all-male a Capella singing group, performed on NBC’s America’s Got Talent June 13. Show producers saw the group’s fall YouTube broadcast and contacted the Academy.Their video was shown to AGT producers, who picked their favorites and showcased them to NBC executives,” said Lt. Col. Kris Conde, Air Force
  • An educational milestone: 38 Airmen earn CCAF degrees

    A score of enlisted Airmen at the Air Force Academy proved higher education isn’t just for cadets when they received their Community College of the Air Force degrees June 6.In all, 38 Airmen received CCAFs diplomas or professional certificates at the graduation ceremony in Polaris Hall. Twenty-four earned Associates of Applied Science degrees in