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  • Mountain Medic 22 exercise embodies total force construct, ends successfully

    Exercise Mountain Medic 22 wrapped up a few weeks ago after successfully incorporating multiple branches of military, several key players and both Army and Air Force aircraft in Colorado Springs, Aug. 16-26, 2022.
  • U.S. Air Force Academy's computer and cyber sciences department recognized as 'National Center of Academic Excellence'

    The National Security Agency named the U.S. Air Force Academy’s computer and cyber sciences department a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense earlier this year, placing the school in the ranks of six other colleges in Colorado advancing cyber security.
  • National Police Week

    U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. – (From left to right) Staff Sgt. Dakota Johnson, 21st Space Wing Security Forces Squadron assistant flight chief; Mike Dowd, retired, Pueblo Reservoir Division of Wildlife; and David Thompson, supervisory deportation and detention officer, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement; pose with their trophies after taking
  • 302nd AMXS maintainer headed to Air Force Academy

    Crisp white hats thrown like confetti toward a deep blue sky and the sound of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds zooming overhead is a tradition that symbolizes the end of a long journey. A Reserve Citizen Airman from the 302nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron will begin his journey at the U.S. Air Force Academy this summer.
  • Col. Packard recognizes hardships of LGBT community in Air Force

    Today, many people are still uncomfortable with organizations holding events for LGBT Pride Month, said Col. Gary Packard, U.S. Air Force Academy vice dean and professor.
  • Gen. Dunford to Class of ‘17 grads: ‘It’s time to lead’

    The U.S. military’s senior officer welcomed nearly 1,000 new second lieutenants into the officer corps May 24 during the Air Force Academy’s Class of 2017 graduation ceremony at Falcon Stadium.
  • Team Pete Airmen place flags at the U.S. Air Force Academy Cemetery for Memorial Day

    Airmen place American flags on grave sites, May 19, 2017, at the U.S. Air Force Academy Cemetery, Colo. Approximately 40 Peterson Air Force, Colo., Airmen participate in the annual event to place over 1200 American flags in honor of Memorial Day. (Courtesy photo by Airman 1st Class Cynthia Munoz)
  • Falcons, Middies and a really big game

    It’s fall in Colorado. Snowy white caps are forming on mountain peaks like wisps of hair on an old man’s head. Leaves of the Aspen trees contribute a glowing gold to the stunning palette of seasonal foliage against the background of evergreen trees. All of the blessings nature bestows on the region took a back seat, because it was the weekend of
  • Carter shares commitments that guide him with Academy cadets

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter shared four commitments that guide him and asked cadets of the U.S. Air Force Academy on May 12 to adapt them to their circumstances.

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