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  • USAFA, Colo. Springs Utilities to hold environmental open house

    The Academy and Colorado Springs Utilities are scheduled to host an open house on a proposed Solar Array project Oct. 1 from 6 to 8 p.m., in the Arnold Hall Ballroom. The meeting will present an overview of the solar array project as part of an environmental assessment, providing the public an opportunity to comment on the proposed site
  • 10th Medical Group gears up for H1N1 vaccines

    The Department of Defense announced Sept. 2 that all military personnel will be vaccinated against the H1N1 influenza strain. The vaccine is also expected to be available for family members who want it. H1N1 vaccines will be distributed at the Air Force Academy shortly after they arrive, a physician with the 10th Medical Group's Surgeon General
  • 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
  • Fort Carson wins Rocky Mountain soccer tourney

    Talk about déjà vu. The two top teams from last year's competition were battling it out again in the championship match of the 2009 Rocky Mountain Soccer championship hosted by the Academy Saturday. Fort Carson took a hard fought 2-1 match over Schriever Air Force Base. Schriever ended the first half with a 1-0 lead. The lone goal was scored on a
  • 10th ABW command changes hands

    Col. Rick LoCastro took command of the 10th Air Base Wing during a ceremony here July 23. He comes to the 10th ABW from Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., where he served as the 96th ABW vice commander. The 10th ABW's new commander previously served as the 96th Mission Support Group commander, Eglin AFB; Allied Air Component Headquarters Support Group
  • CDC remembers Donna Head

    A permanent memorial to the passion, dedication and commitment of former Child Development Director Donna Head was unveiled July 17 at the center. In her honor, the facility is now the Donna Head Child Development Center. Mrs. Head died in December 2007 after being struck by a vehicle on Academy grounds. Lt. Gen. Mike Gould, Academy superintendent,
  • Cadet uniform changes now in place

    The Air Force Academy's Uniform Board has updated cadet shoulder boards and female cadet slacks after nearly nine years of discussion on proposed changes.The inventories of new items will become available to cadets as inventories arrive, said Ken Rivera, coordinator of the Academy Uniform Board."It's been a long, long process," said Mr.
  • Academy congratulates newest staff sgt. selects

    The Academy has 35 new staff sergeant selects after the promotion results went public Aug. 20. Air Force officials selected 15,223 of 30,574 eligible senior airmen for promotion to staff sergeant for a selection rate of 49.79 percent. The average score for those selected was 275.81, with an average time in grade and time in service of 2.09 and 4.69
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