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District 49 pays tribute to military community

U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs / Published November 21, 2019 U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. – Colorado Springs School District 49 recognized the Air Force Academy and the other local military bases, Nov. 7. Local military installations were lauded during a district board meeting for their “meaningful contributions to military-connected students and families,” a [...]

December 9th, 2019 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

Fired Air Force Academy Commandant Plans to File Complaint

The former commandant of cadets at the Air Force Academy intends to file an Article 138 redress of wrongs complaint under the Uniform Code of Military Justice in coming weeks to remedy her removal from the position, according to her lawyer. Larry Youngner, an attorney for the law firm Tully Rinckey PLLC, told Federal News [...]

December 5th, 2019 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

400 cadets at the Air Force Academy have had symptoms of Norovirus since October

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) – Four hundred cadets at the United States Air Force Academy have had symptoms consistent with Norovirus since October, a spokesperson for the AFA has confirmed with 11 News. The academy has not declared an outbreak at this time. 11 News has a call into the El Paso County Public Health [...]

December 1st, 2019 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

Snowstorm closes Denver airport, stranding Air Force Academy cadets

Video Fox News Flash top headlines for Nov. 26 Fox News Flash top headlines for Nov. 26 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com About 1,100 travelers spent Monday night at Denver International Airport, including many cadets from the Air Force Academy near Colorado Springs, Colo., according to reports. Airport spokeswoman Alex Renteria told [...]

November 27th, 2019 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

Norovirus outbreak plagues Air Force Academy

About 400 cadets at the Air Force Academy — one in every 10 — have been laid low by the norovirus since late October, according to academy officials. Article source: https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-air-force/2019/11/23/norovirus-outbreak-plagues-air-force-academy/

November 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

AF Academy welcomes guests with extended visiting hours

By U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs / Published November 19, 2019 Visitors to the U.S. Air Force Academy without Defense Department credentials can now enter the base every day between 5:30 a.m.-10 p.m. through the North and South gates. (U.S. Air Force Academy photo) Article source: https://www.usafa.af.mil/News/Article/2020613/af-academy-welcomes-guests-with-extended-visiting-hours/

November 19th, 2019 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

Artwork celebrating fall of Berlin Wall unveiled at Air Force Academy

By Janine Dreger, U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs / Published November 14, 2019 Colorado artist Veryl Goodnight is shown in the McDermott Library at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Nov. 9, 2018. She sits next to a sculpture she created to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall that features horses bursting through the [...]

November 15th, 2019 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

Air Force Academy senior relishes dad in stands after prison release

“There were times when I crawled into bed and cried,” said Rodrigues, who lives in Altus, Oklahoma, and works as a budget analyst. “But how can I ever complain, when I have a child who did as much as he did, accomplished as much as he did and never once complained?” Article source: https://www.airforcetimes.com/off-duty/2019/11/09/air-force-academy-senior-relishes-dad-in-stands-after-prison-release/

November 11th, 2019 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

Rivals turned Wingmen take flight

By Capt. Veronica Perez, 15th Wing Public Affairs / Published October 22, 2019 Capt. Nathaniel Dreslinski, 535th Airlift Squadron pilot, prepares to perform a flyover at Aloha Stadium on a C-17 Globemaster III October 19, 2019, near Honolulu, Hawaii. The flyover was performed during the closure of the U.S. national anthem at an Air Force [...]

November 7th, 2019 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

Air Force Academy airfield named in honor of Tuskegee Airmen commander who later became a general

Davis earned his pilot wings in 1942, becoming one of the first aviators who would become known as the Tuskegee Airmen. He quickly rose to lieutenant colonel and, at age 29, assumed command of the first all-black air unit, the 99th Pursuit Squadron, under the 12th Air Force. Deployed to Tunisia, North Africa, and flying [...]

November 3rd, 2019 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

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