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  • English instructor wins 2nd AF marathon in 3 years

    An English Department instructor here won his second Air Force Marathon in three years, finishing the 2012 marathon Sept. 15 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in 2:28:58.Capt. Brian Dumm won the 2010 Air Force Marathon with a time of 2:27:49."It was great to be out there representing the Air Force in a community that is so Air Force-proud,"
  • Donations spark interest in space

    The Academy's Astronautics Department donated four surplus spacecraft models to the Discovery Canyon Campus Aug. 30 to continue generating enthusiasm for careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM.The department was cleaning up its laboratory and, rather than putting the unused items back into storage or disposing of them,
  • Academy 'all in' at weekend airshow

    Cadets from the Academy's Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Outreach Club will join their flying and jumping classmates at the Rocky Mountain Airshow in north Denver Aug. 24-26.The airshow, held by Colorado Sport Aviation at the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport, will also include demonstrations by the Air Force parachute demonstration
  • Academy names outstanding graduates

    The Academy named the outstanding graduates from the Class of 2012 on Monday based on their academic, military and athletic accomplishments.Among those recognized for their achievements are:- Cadet 1st Class William Thimmel (Cadet Squadron 21): Cadet who best exemplifies the highest ideals of loyalty, integrity and courage.- Cadet 1st Class Zachary
  • Raptors remain No. 1

    Cadet Squadron 22's Raptors have continued to soar at the Academy, winning Outstanding Squadron of the Year for a second-straight year for their outstanding accomplishments in the academic, physical and military realms.This year the squadron ranked number one in academic and physical achievements and took fifth place in the military category. In
  • RAF exchange officer departs Air Force Academy

    The British are leaving. Only no one is happy to see them go.Royal Air Force Squadron Leader Martin Harris, the RAF exchange officer to the Air Force Academy, will depart in May for RAF Coningsby, England, and the No. 17 Squadron. He is the last RAF officer that cadets will see in uniform, as his departure marks the end of a 55-year exchange
  • Cyber warriors: Cadets shine in NSA competition

    Cadet cyber warriors swept the virtual floor with the competition in the 12th annual Cyber Defense exercise April 16-20 here.The Cyber Defense Exercise is a network security competition where service academy cadets and Defense Department post-graduate students manage and defend computer networks and maintain services against simulated intrusions by
  • Academy takes 1st place at regional cyber competition

    The Air Force Academy's cadet cyber competition team won the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, held at Regis University in Denver March 2-3.This is the cadet team's second regional victory in the two years it has competed in CDCC events.Competing for the Academy team were Cadets 1st Class Jordan Keefer, Geoff Pamerleau and Chris
  • Aeronautics instructor earns Wakin award

    The Academy's assistant professor of aeronautics was named the 2011 Brig. Gen. Malham M. Wakin Character and Leadership Award winner during the National Character and Leadership Symposium here Feb. 23.Lt. Col. Ryan Osteroos received the award in part due to his response to an accident at the Reno Air Races in September 2011 as well as for his work
  • Academy honors local stars at awards banquet

    The Air Force Academy recognized 12 superstars at the fourth-annual Academy Awards Banquet Feb. 25.Forty-four nominees from across Academy mission elements competed in 12 individual categories to earn the right to be named the Academy's best.Eighteen enlisted nominees were selected from more than 828 enlisted Airmen across the Academy, while 18
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