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  • Top AF analysis performer recognized

    Kevin Williams, the director of Air Force Studies, Analyses and Assessments, presented the Lt. Gen. Glenn A. Kent Leadership Award to Jacqueline Henningsen during the fall Corona summit at the U.S. Air Force Academy on Nov. 4.
  • Air Force earns spot in Mountain West championship game

    The Air Force Falcons football team has clinched a spot to play for the Mountain West championship against West Division champions San Diego State Dec. 5.
  • Cadet research project designed to improve flight training

    Cadet researchers at the U.S. Air Force Academy are using the latest technology to improve pilot training. It's a seat. But it's not just any seat. It's a dynamic motion seat, a replica of a pilot seat with electric components that allow it to function like an actual crew seat and imitate the motions a pilot may experience in the air.
  • Facebook official discusses Lean-In Circles with cadets

    A leading Facebook official encouraged U.S. Air Force Academy cadets to break through their personal gender and cultural bias' and understand the importance of equality Nov. 6.
  • ESPN SportsCenter to broadcast from Academy on Veterans Day

    The Air Force Academy is scheduled to host ESPN on Veterans Day for a live telecast of its flagship program, SportsCenter. The Academy visit will anchor a week of network programming as part of ESPN's seventh annual America's Heroes salute.
  • Academy grad preps for second spacewalk

    A 1995 Air Force Academy graduate and astronaut aboard the International Space Station is scheduled to make his second walk in space at 7:10 a.m. EST Nov. 6.
  • 2 Airmen killed in helicopter crash in Afghanistan identified

    Two Airmen died Oct. 11 when a British Puma Mk2 helicopter crashed in Kabul, Afghanistan, while supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. The Airmen were Maj. Phyllis Pelky and Master Sgt. Gregory T. Kuhse.
  • General reflects on Hispanic heritage, credits mentors with success

    Education and mentorship helped a young Hispanic girl who dreamed of going to the U.S. Air Force Academy not only achieve her dreams, but also earn the rank of major general and the position of deputy A2, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance for Air Force Headquarters at the Pentagon. In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, observed from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, Maj. Gen. Linda Urrutia-Varhall shared the lessons she learned at the Academy, at luncheons and at other events, hoping to pay it forward to junior enlisted and officers, especially those in the Hispanic community.
  • AF selects 3 captains for prestigious PhD program

    Three officers were selected for the 2015 Chief of Staff of the Air Force Captains Prestigious PhD Program.
  • From the Academy gridiron to the courtroom

    Capt. Tyler Weeks, a 460th Space Wing Staff Judge Advocate intern, played football for the U.S. Air Force Academy during his four years there and recently spent time at Buckley Air Force Base’s judge advocate office on his way to becoming a judge advocate general.
  • AF Academy joins in nationwide concussion study

    Hundreds of basic cadets lined up at the U.S. Air Force Academy July 13 to help experts learn more about head trauma. Cadets are taking part in a three-year, $30 million collaboration between the Defense Department and the NCAA to study concussions. Eighteen universities in the U.S. and the military service academies are participating in the research project.
  • Olympic hopeful takes 1st at top US 10K

    In the crisp air and with a stunning view of Colorado’s Front Range, Maj. Benjamin Payne was first to cross the finish line at this year’s Bolder Boulder 10K race. It was just one of many wins he hopes to achieve on his road to the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in February 2016 in Los Angeles, but it was not his first time running his favorite road race.
  • Academy wins DARPA challenge

    The U.S. Air Force Academy won the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Innovation Challenge for the second year in a row, Academy officials said May 6.
  • Retired military working dog relieves Airmens’ stress

    When Tech. Sgt. Ashley-Marie Umstead adopted retired military working dog (MWD), Sato, she said the 5-year-old Belgian Malinois needed something constructive to do with his robust energy and instincts.
  • Academy places 2nd in NSA cyber competition

    The U.S. Air Force Academy's Cyber Team took second place in the National Security Administration's 15th annual Cyber Defense Exercise April 13-16.
  • Take Back the Night 2015: 'Shattering the Silence'

    Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, along with the first survivor to speak out nationally about date rape, spoke to cadets during the U.S. Air Force Academy's second annual Take Back the Night (TBN) event April 16 at the Academy's Clune Arena in Colorado.
  • Academy grad laid to rest 45 years after losing life in Vietnam

    The funeral for an U.S. Air Force Academy graduate killed in the Vietnam War was held April 14 at the Cadet Chapel at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, nearly 45 years after he gave his life serving his country.
  • Cadets assist with Oklahoma tornado cleanup

    Spring break community service turned into a cleanup effort for 15 cadets from the U.S. Air Force Academy, after a tornado touched down in Moore, Oklahoma, March 25.
  • National Science Foundation ranks Academy's research program No. 1

    The U.S. Air Force Academy was named the No. 1 funded undergraduate research program of U.S. colleges and universities, according to a recent survey by the National Science Foundation.
  • Horse power: Wounded warriors receive healing, support through Academy’s equine-assisted therapy

    Just as service members come from all walks of life, so do the 30 Academy-owned horses an Army veteran and wounded warrior said comforted him when he took part in the Warrior Wellness program here. Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Jacob Legendre suffers from chronic pain, post-traumatic stress disorder, deafness in one ear and a traumatic brain injury. By connecting with the horses, staff and other combat veterans at the Academy's Equestrian Center, he said he's gained hope and found reasons to keep moving forward.
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