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Air Force Featured Stories

  • Academy hits conservation target

    In light of October being Energy Action Month, developed by the Department of Energy, U.S. Air Force Academy mission elements gathered Sept. 23, to discuss energy and utility savings for the year and analyze new efforts here to reduce costs and save energy.

  • Hispanic Heritage Month: A legacy of history

    America is great for a vast number of reasons and although we can point out many reasons why our country so remarkable, I say we owe our success largely to our diverse backgrounds and culture within our nation.

  • Academy instructor duty applications due to AFPC by Sept. 24

    Eligible active-duty officers interested in U.S. Air Force Academy or U.S. Naval Academy instructor opportunities have until Sept. 24 to update their Airman Development Plan and submit their application memorandum to the Air Force Personnel Center.

  • 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.

  • Detecting spice: research continues at the Academy

    The Navy has a promotional campaign warning against spice; the Army has allowed commanders to order mandatory drug-testing for the first time; and Airmen at the Air Force Drug Testing Laboratory are working to find ways to detect the substance in service members.

  • Knowledge is power: Cadet, Academy works to end human trafficking

    In 2005, the Defense Department implemented a national initiative against human trafficking, requiring annual Combating Trafficking in Persons awareness training for all military members on how to combat labor trafficking, sex trafficking and child soldiering.

  • Cadets sweep national soaring competition

    Academy cadets left their competition in the dust by winning their ninth consecutive National Sailplane Racing Championship for 2013 and earning the Collegiate Soaring Association's Robert B. Evans Trophy for the 15th time in 19 years.

  • Academy cyber team showcases international prowess

    The Air Force Academy's Cyber Competition team placed first out of 47 teams in the western hemisphere, and fifth among 123 teams overall in the University of California Santa Barbara International Capture the Flag cyber competition Dec. 6.

  • 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.

  • Academy welcomes new superintendent

    The U.S. Air Force Academy logged a new milestone here Aug. 12 when the first woman to hold the position of Academy superintendent assumed command in a ceremony before hundreds of guests, Academy staff and cadets.