December 2014 Checkpoints

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The December 2014 issue of Checkpoints features the debate over the A-10 fate. Also read about the first USAFA graduate to lay down his life for our nation, updates from the Academy and more! Checkpoints Online has bonus articles beyond the printed magazine.

Checkpoints Online - December 2014



Bonus Content

  • Additional Articles:


    • Who is this Man, Eddie Weichers
      Legendary Air Force Academy boxing coach Eddie Weichers has hung up the gloves after 38 years and 19 national championships.


    • Roll Call
      This poem by Class of 1984 graduate Jamie Donald, reflects the mood of the Homecoming Memorial Ceremony’s roll call, which honors those graduates and cadets who have passed away in the previous year.


    • Worth 1000 Words
      A dramatic image from a Combat Search and Rescue demonstration at the Academy.


    • Legacy, Exemplars and the Spirit of '17
      Pete Knepell ’67 on his experience at the Class of 2017's Exemplar Dinner.


    • French Connection
      '76ers travel to France to celebrate a very special 40th reunion.