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  • Wounded warriors wrap up Warrior Games training

    Over 60 wounded veterans from across the country participated in the final Warrior and Invictus Games training camp here Aug. 3-7 to prepare for the fall games, motivate others and take a healthy step toward recovery.
  • Academy beats Army, Navy as most innovative

    An Air Force Academy team bested the two other service academies in the first competition to design the most innovative project to address warfighter challenges. Sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the research-driven competition featured three teams from USAFA, the U.S. Military Academy and the U.S. Naval Academy.
  • Academy cadet earns national leadership award

    The top cadet in the U.S. Air Force Academy's Aeronautics Department was recognized for being among the best aerospace graduates in the country last week in the nation's capital. Cadet 1st Class Christopher Shannon received the 2014 Tomorrow's Leaders Award during the 57th Annual Laureates Awards March 6 at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., for his outstanding leadership and NASA research here.
  • SecAF: Future force in ready, capable hands

    Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James said Feb. 14 that visits to the Air Force Academy and to Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, have given her faith in the Air Force's future.
  • Military's top officer stresses character, trust, faith to cadets

    It's not every day Airmen get the chance to ask the highest ranking officer in the U.S. Armed Forces just about anything -- including what concerns keep him up at night - but first- and second-class cadets were able to do just that when the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, spoke to them in Arnold Hall Nov. 1.
  • Final clause in cadet Honor Oath made optional

    After reviewing the cadet Honor Oath, and in the spirit of determining a way ahead that enables all to be true to their beliefs, the Air Force's Academy has decided to make the final clause optional.
  • 3,000-mile bike trek sparks Air Force career

    In 1968, a 16-year-old Oklahoma native and veteran Boy Scout traversed more than 3,000 miles of Europe on a bicycle, changing his life forever. Recently, Mike Nishimuta celebrated the 45th anniversary of his historic trip by revisiting part of his journey through Europe and biking along the same 50-mile path from Venice to Bassano, Italy, Oct. 19.
  • Academy again ranks among best U.S. colleges

    The U.S. Air Force Academy is one of the best educational institutions in the nation in several undergraduate academic categories, said the U.S. News & World Report 2014 Best Colleges report released Sept. 10.
  • Academy accepts 1,150 into Class of 2017

    Approximately 1,150 basic cadets were accepted into the Class of 2017 during a ceremony at the Stillman Parade Field here Aug. 6.Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Mike Gould conducted the pass in review, and Commandant of Cadets Brig. Gen. Greg Lengyel led the new cadets in reciting the Airman's Creed. Retired Brig. Gen. Richard Carleton,
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