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  • 10th CS Airman to run for good cause

    A network administrator with the 10th Communications Squadron at the Academy will compete in the 2014 Air Force Marathon at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Sept. 20 to raise money for the Air Force Enlisted Village.Airman 1st Class Dylan MacDermot is the only Academy representative scheduled to run in the marathon as a member of the
  • CCLD staff brings core values to the masses

    For the past six months, the Center for Character and Leadership Development's strategic outreach team here has traveled throughout the country to expand the conversation on character development.The team of six visited 15 organizations, briefing active duty service members and Reservists, corporations, federal agencies, community groups, and the
  • Graduation ceremony live on air, web

    The Air Force Academy's Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2014 will be available live on the Web and over the air from select broadcast stations.The graduation ceremony will be webcast on the following websites:* www.dvidshub.net/webcast/4306* www.pentagonchannel.mil* www.krdo.com* www.kktv.com* www.koaa.comAudio of the ceremony will also be
  • Academy to hold town hall meeting on airfield operation changes

    The Academy is scheduled to discuss upcoming changes to flying training activities in a town hall meeting May 29, 6 p.m. at Discovery Canyon Campus.Representatives from the Academy and the 306th Flying Training Group, the organization charged with airfield operations at the Academy, will provide a briefing on upcoming changes and address any
  • USAFA, city combines for joint FEMA exercise

    First responders from the Academy, Colorado Springs and El Paso County convened in Colorado Springs late last month for a four-day emergency management course tailored to meet the emergency management needs of the community.The Federal Emergency Management Agency-training included several scenarios: a commercial airplane crash outside of an
  • Changes to Hometown News Program gives cadets, Airmen chance to tell their story

    Thanks to very recent changes in how the Joint Hometown News Service does business, Cadets and Academy staff can now submit stories to media outlets of their choice via the new Hometown News Release web-based form.The Joint Hometown News Service is part of the Defense Media Activity, the Defense Department's "direct line of communication for news
  • Communication is about relationships, says Lt. Gen. Johnson at media forum

    Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson spoke to Colorado Springs leaders on communication and media relations in the digital age during a University of Colorado at Colorado Springs leadership conference, March 13 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center. Johnson opened the conference, themed "Building Strategic Communications," with her
  • First responders, government officials chart wildfire response through 2014

    A team of more than 25 experts from local and government agencies exchanged ideas on how to manage wildfires 10 years into the future during the Academy's Center of Innovation conference here Feb. 13-14. Experts from the Red Cross, Intel Corp., IBM, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, local firefighters and government officials took part this
  • Command Post partnership with city improved

    Editor's note: This is the last in a series of stories showcasing the close ties and shared responsibilities between Academy first-responder agencies and their civilian counterparts.Master Sgt. Michael Mullins can tell you what was going on in the 10th Air Base Wing command post on June 27, 2012, but not because he was there.Two other NCOs, Tech.
  • Academy, military families hit the slopes at SnoFest

    Academy personnel and military members from five bases traveled to Keystone Resort Jan. 24 - 26 for a weekend of winter sports, camaraderie and a chance to unwind. The annual event hosted by Colorado front range military bases and installations provided participants with skiing and snowboarding, along with lodging, parties, giveaways, races, a