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Academy cadets to pledge against sexual assault

Academy cadets to pledge against sexual assault

Air Force Academy cadets plan to participate in a pledge during the noon meal formation, Wednesday, Nov. 12, as part of a new initiative designed to change the culture regarding sexual assault prevention. The campaign titled, “It’s On Us” is a national awareness campaign designed create a movement across U.S. campuses to inspire cadets and… Continue Reading Academy cadets to pledge against sexual assault

Biden to speak at AFA graduation

Vice President Joe Biden will be the guest speaker for this year’s graduation ceremony at the U.S. Air Force Academy. This will be his second visit to the Academy, as he was also the commencement speaker for the Class of 2009’s graduation ceremony. Graduation for the approximately 1,000 members of the Academy’s Class of 2014… Continue Reading Biden to speak at AFA graduation

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USAFA to host character, leadership conference

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USAFA to host character, leadership conference

The 21st Annual National Character and Leadership Symposium will take place from Feb. 26 to Feb. 28 at the U.S. Air Force Academy. The National Character and Leadership Symposium brings together distinguished scholars, military leaders, corporate executives, world-class athletes and others to explore a character-related theme. This year’s theme is Character Overcoming Conflict: Individual Stories,… Continue Reading USAFA to host character, leadership conference

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AFA, CC, Regis among top colleges

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AFA, CC, Regis among top colleges

Colleges in Colorado Springs ranked among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report rankings released Tuesday. The US Air Force Academy was listed the 25th top liberal arts school in the nation. Colorado College followed closely behind, at number 31. The magazine’s definition of a liberal arts college is… Continue Reading AFA, CC, Regis among top colleges

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This year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas tree hails from Colorado and will be on display in Colorado Springs this month as it makes it way to Washington D.C. O Tannenbaum, at 73-feet tall, is sure to delight on its journey across Colorado and the U.S. The tree will visit 28 cities on its way to Washington,… Continue Reading U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree comes to Colorado Springs on way to D.C.

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Cadets pursue research amid budget cuts

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Uncertainty with the federal budget means the U.S. Air Force Academy is receiving fewer dollars from government agencies this year — but that isn’t halting progress at the cadet research and development centers. Continue Reading Cadets pursue research amid budget cuts

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USAFA gets new commandant of cadets

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The U.S. Air Force Academy will get a new commander Monday. Brig. Gen. Gregory J. Lengyel becomes the Air Force Academy’s 26th Commandant of Cadets in a ceremony June 25 at the Academy. He replaces Brig. Gen. Richard M. Clark. Lengyel will take on the role of Commandant of Cadets, commanding the 4,200-member Cadet Wing… Continue Reading USAFA gets new commandant of cadets

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USAFA readies for tourism season

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If the U.S. Air Force Academy cadet chapel were a supermodel, May would mark the beginning of its fashion week. Each year, an estimated 500,000 visitors tour the U.S. Air Force Academy ground and inevitably, they all want photos of the chapel, said David Cannon, USAFA spokesman. May, with the academy’s graduation, marks the beginning… Continue Reading USAFA readies for tourism season

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An all out slug fest is coming to the U.S. Air Force Academy next month. The nation’s best up and coming collegiate boxers will descend on the academy April 5-7 to compete in the National Collegiate Boxing Association Championships. Boxers in a rage of weight classes will duke it out on the daily card during… Continue Reading Collegiate boxers ready to duke it out at USAFA

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The National Homeland Defense Foundation has announced 10 finalists for the National Security Innovation Competition.

In its fifth year, the security competition will be held at the U.S. Air Force Academy on April 29.

The competition was designed to stimulate student interest in national security problem-solving by exposing university-sponsored projects to a broad
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