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  • Sneak Peek: Sept. 18 Academy Spirit

    Look for these stories in the Sept. 18 Academy Spirit: -- Read about how many pints of blood were collected for the Armed Services Blood Drive and where that blood will go. -- Meet a few of the people behind the 2009 Combined Federal Campaign, scheduled to kick off Sept. 22. -- Find out who is slated to speak at the Falcon Heritage Forum beginning
  • Slideshow: Avs face off at Cadet Ice Arena

    The Colorado Avalanche held its annual Burgundy and White Game at the U.S. Air Force Academy's Cadet Ice Arena Sept. 16.Proceeds from the scrimmage benefit military families, The Home Front Cares projects and the Colorado Avalanche Youth Hockey program.The Burgundy and White teams were tied 2-2 at the end of three periods of regulation play. Paul
  • Medics down Cops 19-0 in intramural action

    In football action Sept. 8, last year's base champion, Hospital, came out in championship form as they throttled the Cops 19-0. Both teams' defensive starts were superb in the opening minutes as the Medics went four and out followed by the Cops doing the same. Darell Holden, Medics quarterback, threw an interception on their next set of downs.
  • Basketball: Air Force announces women's '09-'10 schedule

    Sixteen home games, including three televised regular-season games, highlight the 2009-10 Air Force women's basketball schedule, announced this week by head coach Ardie McInelly. Including its opening exhibition game with UCCS on Nov. 6, the Falcons play 17 home games. The Falcons play three games that will be televised by the Mountain West Sports
  • Volleyball: Falcons look to add to win column

    The Air Force volleyball team continues its season-opening road trip this weekend as it travels to Conway, Ark., for the 2009 Sugar Bear Classic. The Falcons, who are 5-3 on the season, will face Louisiana Tech, Central Arkansas, Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Louisiana Monroe during the two-day tournament at the Prince Center on the campus of Central
  • ESOHCAMP auditors visit Academy

    An external Environmental, Safety, and Occupational Health Compliance Assessment and Management Program team composed of government and contractor experts is slated to visit the Academy Sept. 14-18. The purpose of this event is to gauge how well the Academy complies with federal, state, local, Air Force and Department of Defense policy and
  • WEdge software earns glowing reviews

    The Warfighter's Edge software developed by the Air Force Academy's Institute for Information Technology Applications recently received a clean bill of health from the Air Force agency developing scanning and discovering vulnerabilities in Air Force software applications. The software's latest test came when Team Juno, part of the Application
  • Superintendent changes uniform policy

    Academy superintendent Lt. Gen. Mike Gould signed a new uniform of the day policy for Academy personnel here Sept. 7. The new policy aligns the Academy with Air Force chief of staff policy requiring Airmen to wear blues on Mondays and the utility uniform the rest of the week. "Our heritage, culture, image and professionalism is embedded in the Air
  • USAFA recognizes newest majors, lt. cols.

    The Academy has one new major select and 30 new lieutenant colonel selects after the promotion results were released Sept. 10. The Academy topped the promotion percentages in each category for 2009. The largest gaps in the Academy percentage and Air Force percentages were a 10-point gap for promotions to major and a six-and-a-half point gap for
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