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North Gate closed to bicyclists

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Bicyclists will not be allowed to enter the U.S. Air Force Academy through the North Gate because of a construction project that began Aug. 12 and is scheduled to end Oct. 11. Because of safety concerns with ongoing construction on North Gate Boulevard, all bicyclists attempting to enter the installation will be directed to the… Continue Reading North Gate closed to bicyclists

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Forbes ranks AFA seventh best in nation

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As cadets begin their fall semester today, they do so at the No. 7 undergraduate institution in the nation, according to Forbes. Forbes released its second annual America’s Best Colleges rankings yesterday. The rankings are compiled by Forbes and the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, which evaluated 600 undergrad colleges.¬† The rankings are based… Continue Reading Forbes ranks AFA seventh best in nation

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The Air Force made an additional 200 free, reserved-seat tickets available today for the Air Force Academy’s graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. tomorrow. Vice President Joe Biden will give the commencement speech and the Air Force Thunderbirds will perform. Half the tickets will be available at the Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce, 6 S.… Continue Reading 200 extra Air Force Academy graduation tickets available

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The U.S. Air Force Academy will award Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, the US Airways pilot who safely landed his plane in New York’s Hudson River, the the Col. James Jabara Award for Airmanship tomorrow. Sullenberger graduated from the Academy in 1973. ¬†Sullenberger landed the plane in the Hudson after it was struck by geese and… Continue Reading Hudson River landing pilot to receive Academy’s award

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