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  • 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 to soar over USAFA

    The 94th Flying Training Squadron will provide up to 10 glider orientation flights to a group of Wounded Warriors on Tuesday, May 8th. The squadron will partner with the Soaring Eagle Foundation to give the Wounded Warriors an introductory opportunity at soaring, a unique experience to fly over the Air Force Academy, and meet cadets. As a flying
  • Former Vice President Cheney visits USAFA, says cadets will influence national security

    Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Air Force Academy cadets will have opportunities to influence national security during their Air Force careers.“We need you. Badly,” he said.Cheney spoke to cadets and political science majors during the Eaker lecture, an annual event that features a national security expert, May 3 in Arnold Hall.“As I engaged
  • 5 things you may not know about the Air Force Academy's Cadet Chapel

    Here’s five fun facts to boost your trivia knowledge of the Air Force Academy’s Cadet Chapel.
  • CSAF to Class of 2018: Are you ready?

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein talked about his experiences in the Air Force, from being a cadet to now holding the highest rank within the service, during the "Firstie Call" at the Air Force Academy, April 18, 2018. Goldfein encouraged each of the cadets to be an inclusive leader and a role model for all.
  • USAFA cadets get 1st win 50-year history of Sandhurst Military Skills Competition

    Air Force cadets beat Army cadets to take the top prize at the two-day Sandhurst Military Skills Competition April 13-14 at the U.S. Military Academy. It’s the first time Air Force Academy cadets have won since the competition started in 1967.