Content in the December issue of Checkpoints includes a story on two USAFA graduates — Lt. Col. (Ret.) Mike Masucci ’85 and Lt. Col. (Ret.) Kelly Latimer ’87 — who teamed up on a commercial space flight with Virgin Galactic in November; an update on the Defining Our Future comprehensive campaign; the first in a series of stories related to USAFA’s Institute for Future Conflict; and a piece on a Civil Air Patrol pilot who helps fly counterdrug flights along the southern border.