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Flying team builds character through dynamic competition

The Air Force Academy Precision Flying Team exists to create officers and pilots of character through flying training and competition at the national level ... | October 19, 2020

Academy creates more operations-focused opportunities

Academy has created a new position to help further develop cadets into future rated Air Force officers ... | October 13, 2020

Air Garden work progresses

Representatives from the three classes that have contributed to the restoration of the USAFA Air Garden toured the project ... | October 7, 2020

Air Force sinks Navy 40-7

Air Force football opens up the season with a dominating win ... | October 3, 2020

Silveria Named Executive Director of the Bush School Washington, DC, Teaching Site

Lt. Gen. Silveria '85 appointed as Executive Director of the recently established Bush School of Government and Public Service ... | September 29, 2020

Mountain West football season to begin Oct. 24

The Mountain West Conference approved plans to resume football. Air Force first hosts Navy Oct. 3 ... | September 25, 2020

Next of Kin Memorial Ceremony

Let's Do This

Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria ’85 relinquished command of the United States Air Force Academy to incoming Superintendent Lt. Gen. Richard M. Clark ’86 in a socially distanced ceremony at Falcon Stadium ... | September 24, 2020

Live: Change of Command Ceremony

Watch as Lt. Gen. Richard Clark '86 assumes command as the 21st Superintendent of the United States Air Force Academy and we bid farewell to Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria '85 ... | September 23, 2020

McKinneys proud to include USAFA in family story

There are family stories that get better with each telling and are passed down from generation to generation like an inheritance ... | September 16, 2020

Air Force to host Navy, Oct. 3, at 4 p.m. in Falcon Stadium

Air Force is scheduled to play the second leg of the CIC competition at Army Saturday, Nov. 7 ... | September 14, 2020

Checkpoints Online

In September's issue of Checkpoints Online, learn more about military training instructors who have joined the USAFA team to help standardize training techniques and improve drill and ceremony, proper uniform presentation and more ... | September 10, 2020

AOG donation assists local nonprofit

AOG facilities personnel delivered 300 chairs to the Springs Rescue Mission ... | September 9, 2020

Nova: USAFA's New Falcon Mascot!

Her acquisition was made possible by donors, especially the Class of 1995 and the Class of 2019 Spirit Mission Committee, through a crowdfunding campaign last fall ... | September 3, 2020

Ryan Ring Recovery

Call it a USAFA miracle, because there’s no other way to describe it ... | August 31, 2020

Progress to renovate, restore Cadet Chapel is ongoing today

The $158 million project aims to fix structural damage to eliminate a longstanding leakage problem after years of ineffective smaller repair efforts ... | August 24, 2020

New All Academy Challenge Record

Thanks to 2,264 donors, we broke our previous records for number of alumni participating, percentage of alumni participating (4.7%) and money raised ($519,311)! ... | August 21, 2020

Warthog pilot receives 2020 Jabara Award

This year’s Colonel James Jabara Award went to A-10C Thunderbolt II pilot Capt. Alexander Boules '15. He took part in a heated nighttime airstrike to rescue Afghan special operators trapped by the Taliban ... | August 20, 2020

Opportunity to serve your AOG Board

Candidate information for the 2021 Association of Graduates Board of Directors election: Deadline October 1st for nomination submission ... | August 18, 2020

Academy supt caps off 35-year AF career with ‘final flight’

A final flight is a tradition for superintendents ... | August 14, 2020

Health, safety are top priorities as cadets begin academic year

School is again in session at the Air Force Academy with more than 4,000 cadets back in class ... | August 12, 2020

AOG's 55th Anniversary

Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Thomas Moorman established the Association of Graduates on August 12, 1965 ... | August 12, 2020

Acceptance Day: Class of 2024

The Class of 2024 was accepted into the USAFA Cadet Wing on Aug. 10, 2020, during the annual Acceptance Day Parade ... | August 10, 2020

Mountain West Postpones 2020 Fall Sports

The health and safety of our cadet-athletes, coaches, staff and community has been and will continue to be our top priority ... | August 10, 2020

Cadets return to Academy under strict safety guidelines

The Air Force Academy welcomed the entire Cadet Wing back from summer break and leaders at all levels at the school continue to prioritize the health and safety of cadets, faculty and staff ... | August 7, 2020

Mountain West Announces Revised Plan for 2020 Fall Sports

The Mountain West Board of Directors agreed on an adjusted 2020 fall sports structure for football, women's soccer, women's volleyball and men's and women's cross country ... | August 5, 2020

8 former cadets now officers with July 30 graduation ceremony

The Class of 2020 grew to 975 graduates when eight new second lieutenants were added to the school's alumni roster ... | August 1, 2020

Gen. John K. Gerhart Fellowship

The Gen. John K. Gerhart Fellowship is a two-year study program funded by the U.S. Air Force Academy Association of Graduates for the benefit of USAF Academy graduates every year. This year's recipient is 2nd Lt. Lauren Benedict '20 ... | July 28, 2020

Cadets to Return to Academy for Fall Semester

The safety of cadets, staff and the entire USAFA community, as well as the Colorado Springs community, remains the number one priority ... | July 23, 2020

Academy releases stats on Class of 2024

Forty-five men and 24 women are sons and daughters of USAFA graduates ... | July 21, 2020

Grad March Back

Watch the video on how to participate in this virtual event ... | July 16, 2020

Letter from the Superintendent

Air Force Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria '85 sent a letter this week addressing a range of recent topics including COVID-19, social injustice, Academy actions to improve inclusion and reaction to a video from the athletic department ... | July 14, 2020

USAFA Recognizes Class of 2020 Top Graduate

Lt. Zack Bailey '20 was also recognized as the Outstanding Cadet in Mechanical Engineering, the Outstanding Cadet in Engineering and the Outstanding Cadet in Academic Performance. Lt Bailey is a recipient of the Marshall Scholarship and is on his way to King’s College London in the fall ... | July 13, 2020

Prep School Assumption of Command

Col Melissa Youderian '98 is the new commander of USAFA Preparatory School ... | July 7, 2020

Superintendent Nomination

Lt. Gen. Richard Clark '86 nominated to be next Academy superintendent ... | July 2, 2020

Action Beyond the Conversation Video

On the day our nation celebrated Juneteenth, commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, the Way of Life Alumni Group hosted an online gathering to facilitate a frank conversation about racial injustice in the nation and our Air Force ... | July 2, 2020

Colorado Springs couple includes AOG in their will

We are extremely grateful to the Ryan family for including the AOG in their estate plan ... | June 30, 2020

Inprocessing Day

Photos and video from the incoming Class of 2024 ... | June 25, 2020

Meet the New Falcon Mascot

To help purchase the new mascot, a late 2019 crowdfunding project, Honoring Aurora, raised more than $21,000 from 192 donors, especially members of the Class of 1995 and from the Class of 2019 Spirit Mission ... | June 23, 2020

Long Blue Line Guide

The updated Long Blue Line Guide is now online. Get to know your Association of Graduates and the Air Force Academy Foundation and the people behind the programs designed to support graduates, cadets, parents and Academy friends! ... | June 18, 2020

Lakenheath F-15 pilot killed in sea crash identified

1st Lt. Kenneth "Kage" Allen '17 died Monday after his F-15C crashed in the North Sea east of the United Kingdom ... | June 16, 2020

Van Ovost nominated to be next head of AMC

Lt. Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost '88 has been nominated to receive her fourth star and be the next head of Air Mobility Command ... | June 9, 2020

‘Join me’: A commentary from the Air Force Academy superintendent

As an institution of higher learning, dialogue on societal issues must be a priority at this Academy ... | June 3, 2020

Dialogue on Race

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein '83 and Chief Master Sgt. Kaleth O. Wright hosted a dialogue on race in a Facebook Town Hall ... | June 3, 2020

Update: AF Academy extends public health emergency, continues to reopen

The Air Force Academy prolonged its public health emergency until Aug. 18 ... | May 29, 2020

Academy’s new Vice Superintendent

The Air Force recently selected Col. Otis Jones '95 to be the Air Force Academy’s next vice superintendent ... | May 28, 2020

Women of USAFA

40 years ago today, the '80s Ladies became the first female USAFA cadets to graduate from this esteemed institution. They paved the way for future female leaders to excel in the Air Force and beyond ... | May 28, 2020

USAFA cadet runs 50 miles for Memorial Day

An Air Force cadet took on a huge challenge to honor her fallen brothers and sisters in arms this Memorial Day ... | May 25, 2020

Remembering fallen soldiers

Every Memorial Day, retired Air Force Colonel Mark Roland makes the difficult trip to his son's grave in Arlington National Cemetery, but not this year because of coronavirus travel restrictions ... | May 24, 2020

New CEO of United Airlines is a 1989 grad

Scott Kirby '89 is the new CEO of United Airlines. He's a proud Air Force Academy graduate and has spent his entire career in and around aviation ... | May 20, 2020

As retirement nears, Goldfein readies Air Force for long struggle against coronavirus

As Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein '83 nears retirement he faces one of the trickiest challenges of his career ... | May 20, 2020

Heritage Minute Season Three

In the Season 3 premiere of Heritage Minute with Steve Simon '77, we explore the history behind Falcon Stadium ... | May 19, 2020

One Team, One Fight

A Message to the U.S. Service Academy Alumni Communities ... | May 15, 2020

FalconSAT-8 Ready to Catch a Ride

When the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle launches, the hard work of Academy cadets ... | May 15, 2020

AOG Conducts Historic Board Meeting

For the first time ever, the AOG held a quarterly Board of Directors meeting entirely via video conference ... | May 8, 2020

Graduation 2020: Joint Message

We are extremely proud of the Long Blue Line, especially during the last few months ... | April 24, 2020

Class of 2020 Graduation

View photos, watch video replay and learn more about the newest members of the Long Blue Line ... | April 18, 2020

Unified and steadfast in our commitment to the Academy

Here are some highlights of initiatives that are having a positive impact... | April 2, 2020

Class of 2020 graduation date moves up

Family, friends, and the public will be able to live stream the entirety of the April 18th event... | April 1, 2020

Hille appointed president, COO of Foundation

Mark Hille's appointment marks a strategic shift ... | March 31, 2020

Letter from the Superintendent

We have mourned the loss of two of our First-Class cadets here on our campus... | March 30, 2020

Help USAFA Family Businesses

Many are struggling right now due to the global pandemic. Here's how you can help ... | March 24, 2020

COVID-19 Response

Amid these uncertain times, please know that our support and concern for you, as well as the cadets and the Academy, is unwavering... | March 23, 2020

Official business only: Air Force Academy limits base access

In response to the continued threat posed by the spread of COVID-19, USAFA leadership has elected to limit... | March 20, 2020

Adjusting to the New Normal

The majority of cadets were released, but the Class of 2020 remains... | March 18, 2020

Air Force Academy to begin early release of cadets

The goal of this action is to maximize the chances of graduating our senior class on time... | March 13, 2020

After cancer diagnosis, Air Force national champion boxer begins new fight

Sean Chieves, a champion boxer and Air Force Academy cadet battling cancer ... | March 6, 2020

Coronavirus Update

Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) continues to spread and is an increasing force health protection threat worldwide ... | March 4, 2020

Updating our Alma Mater

Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Gen. David L. Goldfein ’83 publicly announced a change to the third verse ... | February 27, 2020

2020 Air Force football schedule announced

The Falcons host six home games, including visits by defending conference champion Boise State, service academy rival Navy, MW West Division champion Hawaii and in-state rival Colorado State ... | February 27, 2020

CASE recognizes AOG Communications Department

The Communications Department for the USAFA Association of Graduates was recognized as one of the region’s best ... | February 27, 2020

2020 NCLS focuses on the human condition, diversity

Thousands of cadets and graduates, staff members, community members, military personnel and visiting university students took part in the 27th annual National Character and Leadership Symposium (NCLS) ... | February 21, 2020

BOV hears updates on a range of USAFA matters

The Board of Visitors gathered for a day-long meeting at the United States Air Force Academy on Wednesday, Feb. 19 ... | February 20, 2020

Academy, NHL release statement on NHL Stadium Series game

Unfortunately, several factors the day of the game came together to cause even greater than expected traffic delays ... | February 16, 2020

Honoring the Past, Securing the Future

Air Force Academy celebrates Black History Month ... | February 13, 2020

Special ops pilot, astronaut receive 2019 Jabara Award

The 2019 Colonel James Jabara Award went to Col. Nick Hague and Maj. Caitlin Reilly in a ceremony at the staff tower in front of several thousand cadets, Feb. 7 ... | February 10, 2020

Former AOG leader passes away

Lt. Col. (Ret.) Richard “Dick” Coppock ’61 served as the AOG president and CEO from 1983-1999 ... | February 5, 2020

USAFA Prep School inducts Shell 77 pilot, Capt. ‘Tori’ Pinckney, as 2020 Exemplar

This year’s class of cadet candidates selected Pinckney '08 because she was a leader of the people and always valued service before self ... | January 28, 2020

To the Moon and Beyond: USAFA grad joins Artemis astronaut generation

Air Force Col. Raja Chari ’99 is officially a member of the newest class of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronauts ... | January 11, 2020

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