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  • AF Academy ranks high in Best Colleges Ranking report

    The U.S. Air Force Academy ranks high among the nation's top universities in engineering and liberal arts courses, according to the 2015 Best Colleges Ranking report released Sept. 9, by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Academy introduces computer network security major

    Even as the U.S. Air Force Academy has reduced the number of majors it offers recently, it has instituted a new program aimed at helping the Air Force fly, fight and win in cyberspace.
  • From trash to treasure: Converting Academy waste into renewable energy

    During August 2013, the Defense Department Environmental Security Technology Certification Program funded CDM Smith, a national engineering and construction firm, to test how the U.S. Air Force Academy can reduce energy use and cost at its wastewater treatment plant, and convert food waste from its dining hall into energy.
  • Bringing character, diversity to life: Academy hosts Air Force leadership summit

    The Academy hosted its first Air Force Character, Ethics Development and Diversity Summit here July 9 to advance conversation and strengthen character development and diversity across the Air Force.
  • AF introduces Total Force Commissioning Process

    Air Force officials announced the Total Force Commissioning Process July 10. This new process allows the Air Force to provide multiple career avenues for officers being commissioned through Air Force ROTC by offering cadets the chance to pursue opportunities in the Air Force Reserve or Air National Guard.
  • Class of 2018 reports for duty: More than 1,000 Academy appointees begin basic cadet training

    Approximately 1,200 U.S. Air Force Academy appointees and their parents swarmed Doolittle Hall June 26, before exchanging hugs and parting ways as the Class of 2018 took its first steps to becoming cadets and Air Force leaders.
  • Superintendent reviews 1st year at Academy, outlines path forward

    The Air Force Academy superintendent spoke with reporters June 26, about what she's observed since assuming command of the Academy in August 2013 and how the Academy plans to improve in the future. Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson covered the essence of the Academy, as well as steps the Academy is taking to improve a culture of commitment and climate of respect.
  • Cadets create MRAP lift, win competition

    During the 2013 summer, the Air Force Research Laboratory had a problem that no contractor seemed able to solve. The lab took the task to the three service academies and challenged them to find a solution.
  • Biden to Class of 2014: 'You carry America on your back'

    The Air Force Academy's Class of 2014 will face new missions as the United States draws down in Afghanistan, but the challenges they encounter will be no less formidable and complex, Vice President Joseph R. Biden said during the Academy's commencement May 28.
  • Air Force cadets take 2nd place in NSA cyber exercise

    The Air Force Academy took second place at the conclusion of the 14th annual National Security Administration inter-service Cyber Defense Exercise, or CDX, here April 8 - 11.
  • Academy football tackles violence prevention training

    Academy football players participated in a new training initiative that will help them become better leaders on and off the field and to take a stand against sexual assault.
  • Academy officer takes the LEAD

    More than six years ago, Airman Lelia Abdulrazaq realized during a combat dining-in that she wanted to become an officer.
  • Cadet-designed system aids stroke victim recovery

    An entrepreneurial collaboration between the Air Force Academy and Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is creating a device to help patients recover their full range of motion after suffering a stroke or injury. The project - called Neumimic - is the result of a partnership between mechanical and electrical engineering cadets here and Dr. Glen House, head of Penrose's rehabilitation department.
  • Academy expands Falcon Telescope Network, view into space

    Researchers at the Air Force Academy 's Department of Physics Center for Space Situational Awareness Research now have new university partners around the globe, thanks to a project combining satellite and educational outreach.
  • Welsh focuses on pride, people, respect during Academy visit

    Air Force Academy cadets get so fired-up about their chief of staff; they show up 15 minutes early and sit in the front row of Arnold Hall -- voluntarily. When Gen. Mark Welsh III comes to talk, "people want to sit up front," said one cadet, who, with a group of friends from Cadet Squadron 22, turned the front row into Raptor Row.
  • Fighting Irish take down Falcons, 45-10

    For the first 10 minutes, it seemed like the Falcons had finally found their mojo, against the imposing Fighting Irish of Notre Dame, no less. That feeling quickly subsided when Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees aired the ball out, hitting his receivers for 331 yards and five touchdowns to hand the Falcons their sixth-straight loss on the season, 45-10.
  • Air Force Falcons play Navy Midshipmen in Annapolis

    The Air Force Falcons will kick off their interservice rivalry against the midshipmen of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., Oct. 5 at 11:30 a.m. EST. Due to the government shutdown, a private organization donated money to pay for the Air Force Academy team's travel, lodging and food expenses. Defense Department and the service secretaries
  • Academy instructor vacancies available

    Eligible active duty officers interested in U.S. Air Force Academy instructor opportunities have until Sept. 30 to apply, Air Force Personnel Center officials said.
  • Broncos run away with 42-20 win over Falcons

    Air Force kept pace with the powerful Boise State Broncos in the first half but ran out of gas in the second, allowing Boise State to stampede to a 42-20 win at Bronco Stadium Sept. 13.
  • 'Aggie-ny of Defeat': Utah State thumps Air Force, 52-20

    The Utah State Aggies used a 28-0 third quarter to give the U.S. Air Force Academy Falcons their worst thumping in seven seasons under coach Troy Calhoun, 52-20, at Falcon Stadium Sept. 7. A stingy Aggie defense and clumsy Air Force offense combined to hand the Falcons, who are playing without starting quarterback Kyle Pearson, their first loss on
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