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Ionia senior accepted to Air Force Academy – News – Sentinel

IONIA — An Ionia High School senior has earned one of the top honors for young adults interested in joining the military — acceptance to the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. “I’d known for a while that I wanted to go into the Air Force,” said 18-year-old Garrett Siemen. “I felt like [...]

January 26th, 2020 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

US Representative Mark Green recognizes Service Academy nominees

Fort Campbell, KY. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – U.S. Congressman Mark Green presented certificates and challenge coins to 17 young adults Tuesday at Fort Campbell who were among 30 nominees from the 7th Congressional District to the U.S. Military Academies. Those academies are West Point, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. The [...]

January 22nd, 2020 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

Members of the Air Force Academy Band will perform Jan. 26 at Cañon City High School

The Fremont County Community Concert Association is sponsoring a free concert by musicians from the Air Force Academy Band performing as part of its Chamber Recital Series at 3 p.m. Jan. 26 in the Cañon City High School Auditorium, 1313 College Ave. Join them for a musical tour of “Legends.”  Featured are masterworks by musical [...]

January 18th, 2020 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

AF Academy’s commandant and dean put new spin on training, research

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — Two generals said their teamwork would positively affect the Air Force Academy in the New Year and beyond. Cadet Wing Commandant Brig. Gen. Michele Edmondson and Dean of Faculty Brig. Gen. Linell Letendre said the changes made late last year to the Academy’s training and research programs bode well for [...]

January 14th, 2020 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

Air Force Academy nonprofit gets new name after banner fundraising year

The Air Force Academy’s top fundraising arm has a new name to go along with a big year. The Air Force Academy Foundation, which used to be called the academy’s endowment, raised a record amount in 2019 and adopted the new name to ring in the new year. Led by former academy superintendent retired Lt. [...]

January 10th, 2020 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

‘Captain Marvel’ Effect? Air Force Academy Sees Most Female Applicants in 5 Years

When the Brie Larsen blockbuster “Captain Marvel” rolled out earlier this year, the Air Force launched an all-out recruiting effort, hoping to capitalize on the story of female fighter pilot-turned superhero Carol Danvers. The Air Force placed pre-show ads in more than 3,600 theaters nationwide, bought space at geek hubs such as Fandom.com, and hosted [...]

January 6th, 2020 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

Air Force Academy Planetarium, closed for 15 years, back to life with free film

The renovated Air Force Academy Planetarium, which is in one of the academy’s oldest buildings and had been closed for 15 years, has something modern to offer new audiences and students. And it’s all about “Superpower Dogs.” These superhero canines, who save lives, rescue avalanche victims and save endangered species, are on the screen with [...]

January 2nd, 2020 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

AF Academy’s ‘host wing’ commander concentrates on community, family

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. – A top commander at the Air Force Academy said the base couldn’t exist without the 10th Air Base Wing. “The 10th ABW does its job as the Academy’s host wing so our mission partners can do theirs,” said Col. Brian Hartless, who has commanded the wing – “Team Ten,” as he [...]

December 29th, 2019 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

Academy UAS Center prepares cadets for future fight

By Jennifer Spradlin, U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs, U.S. Air Force Academy / Published December 06, 2019 United States Air Force Academy Cadets in the Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Operations Program familiarize themselves with quadcopter flight controls at The Cadet Field House, March 4, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo/Joshua Armstrong) U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, [...]

December 25th, 2019 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

DOD opens Space Force: AF Academy supt says cadets will continue to co

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. – Air Force Academy cadets are known for making advances with their research and scientific discoveries but today, the effect they’ll have in space just got a lot bigger, with the Defense Department unveiling its new U.S. Space Force. “Today marks a historic day for our nation and our Air [...]

December 21st, 2019 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

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