More News

AOG's New CEO

Marty Marcolongo '88 takes control as the AOG's president and chief executive officer ...

AOG Says Goodbye to "T"

After nine years as president and CEO...

Opportunity Awaits

Cathy McClain '82: New board chair excited to lead AOG at this juncture. ...

2017 AOG Election Results

The Election results are in. Congratulations to the five newly elected Directors ...


News from the USAFA Endowment

View more news articles from the USAFA Endowment news archives.

ZoomiEnews Newsletter

View the archives of our ZoomiEnews newsletter for Air Force Academy happenings and grads in the news.

7258' Newsletter

View the archives of our 7258' newsletter for organizational updates.


Swearing-In

Members of the Class of 2022 took the oath of office ...

Inprocessing Day FamFest 2022

Family members and friends of Class of 2022 cadet candidates are invited to stop by the AOG’s Doolittle Hall that day to be experience their first taste of what it means to be part of the Academy family ...

Heritage Program at Doolittle Hall to Change

The change will open up two opportunities for the AOG to showcase ...

Howell named as next head of JSOC

Lt. Gen. Scott A. Howell '87 has been nominated to lead Joint Special Operations Command ...

Congratulations Class of 2018!

USAFA Graduation marks a new beginning for Second Lieutenants....

Fox, McArtor, Lorenz honored as Distinguished Graduates

The Association of Graduates, in partnership with the United States Air Force Academy, honored three distinguished graduates at the annual Founders Day banquet....

Soaring group travels in style

Leaders from the 94th Flying Training Squadron stopped by Doolittle Hall Friday, May 4, to show off several of their recent purchases and to thank the Association of Graduates Board of Directors....

USAFA now has Women's Hockey

After a year and a half of recruiting players, collecting funds, coordinating practice times, and getting support from USAFA leaders, the Women’s Club Ice Hockey team was officially established as a USAFA club on January 18, 2018...

Tuskegee Airmen honored at Academy ceremony

With an original Tuskegee Airman in attendance, the Air Force Academy paid tribute ...

5 things you may not know about the Air Force Academy's Cadet Chapel

Here's five fun facts to boost your trivia knowledge of the Air Force Academy’s Cadet Chapel ...

Graduation Announcement

Secretary of Defense James Mattis will conduct the commencement address ...

USAFA Character and Leadership Award presented to Myers

Gen. (Ret.) Richard Myers received the Air Force Academy’s 2017 Character and Leadership Award ...

Distinguished Graduate Award

The United States Air Force Academy and the Association of Graduates are proud to announce the Distinguished Graduate honorees for 2017 ...

Recognition 2018

Perhaps the biggest lesson from the three days is the need for teamwork ...

2018 NCLS focuses on ethics, respect

The 25th annual National Character & Leadership Symposium opened with its kick-off event ...

Air Force Academy leader: Why diversity?

The commitment to diversity is born from a humble belief that we should treat each other with dignity and respect. ...

What the new core curriculum means for Class of 2021 and beyond

All cadets, regardless of academic major, are required to complete the core curriculum ...

Space operator receives Airman's Medal

Former Air Force Academy athlete Dominic Vicino '15 received the Airman's Medal for risking his life to save others at Miramar Beach, Fla. ...

Remembering Capt Lance P. Sijan '65

Fifty years ago, Lance P. Sijan (USAFA Class of 1965) died as a prisoner of war at the infamous “Hanoi Hilton.” ...

Simmons ’13 excited to support Olympic athletes

Two years after competing at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

USAFA grads bring A-10 thunder, lightning during fight against ISIS

The 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron is wrapping up a deployment that saw heavy involvement in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ...

Air Force to honor civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

On Jan. 15 we will pause to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ...

USAFA Superintendent Message to Academy Alumni and Parents

CBS Morning News ran a multi-part piece on sexual assault at USAFA earlier this week. Read a letter ...

Moving Forward

A large crowd was on hand Jan. 8 at Doolittle Hall for a luncheon and the Commandant's quarterly ...

Ben Garland nominated for NFL Man of the Year as past, present Air Force athletes haul in major acknowledgments

Air Force graduate Ben Garland '10 was named as the Atlanta Falcons’ nominee for the NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Year Award ...

Senior cadet selected as Academy’s 39th Rhodes scholar

A mechanical engineering major at the Air Force Academy was named an American Rhodes scholar ...

Col. Fischer '96 Promotes Space Careers

"When you look out to the stars, it makes you feel so small. It really does change your perspective." ...

Atop a Colorado ‘14er’: Cadets save 2, find confidence

Cadet mountaineers encountered more than they anticipated when they found themselves ...

Cyber’s expanding role in today’s Air Force

Gen. (Ret.) Charles Holland ’68 met with four cadets to talk about the expanding cyber fight ...

Cadets work to improve 'Warthog' technology

We’re working together to investigate replacing the existing leading-edge slat system with a fixed leading-edge droop to reduce complexity on this important aircraft ...

Commemorating a True War Hero

It was 50 years ago — on Nov. 9, 1967 — that Capt. Lance P. Sijan '65 was shot down over North Vietnam ...

The Rhodes Family

Meet Jeff Rhodes, USAFA 10th Air Base Wing Communications Squadron ...

Academy completes investigation into Prep School Racist Remarks

We can confirm that one of the cadet candidates who was allegedly targeted ...

CS-01 Remembers One of Its Own

The cabinet highlights the life of Lt. Col. Frank “Bruiser” Bryant '95, who was tragically gunned down ...

Military Legacy Spotlight: C2C Griffin Gluck

Highlighting families who have served in the U.S. military for more than three generations ...

Superintendent addresses racial slurs at USAFA

Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria '85 addressed cadets, faculty, staff and cadet candidates today in the wake of racial slurs ...

NBA names new head of referee operations

Retired Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson '81 has been named senior vice president and head of referee operations ...

Future of Aviation Week

We're kicking off Future of Aviation week and gearing up for the AF vs Army football game this weekend! ...

Astronaut shares space experience with cadets

“There's just is no substitute for working hard,” Kjell Lindgren '95 said. “Keep your eye on your dreams.” ...

Roadrunners on 'Cloud 9' after Commandant's Challenge Win

Cadet Squadron 32’s “Roadrunners” beat-out the competition to win the annual Commandant’s Challenge this month ...

Dedication Ceremony

A plaque commemorating the contribution of Academy grads who flew the F-4 Phantom was added to the Southeast Asia Memorial Pavilion ...

Academy unveils 19th superintendent's portrait

Retired Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson '81 was the 19th superintendent and the first female to hold the position ...

USAFA commandant seeks graduate feedback, questions

In an effort to stay connected to the graduate community, USAFA Commandant of Cadets ...

Academy earns top college rankings

The Air Force Academy received several top college rankings from the U.S. News & World Report ...

Bent Wing Ben

The Class of '59's deputy commandant, retired Brig. Gen. Benjamin B. Cassiday, recently passed away ...

State of the Air Force

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson '82 delivers the State of the Air Force 2017 ...

Military awards presented a century later

Nick Lacey ’64 and his brother realized a years-long dream ...

Parent, chapter leaders gather at USAFA

The Chapter President’s Conference and Parents’ Club Presidents’ Conference were held jointly at Doolittle Hall ...

Parent groups reach out to cadets from Hurricane-struck Gulf Coast

When Hurricane Harvey struck Texas, the North Texas Parent Club “got mobilized” and organized a dinner for cadets from the Gulf Coast ...

Video: America's Got Talent

In The Stairwell, the Air Force Academy's a cappella group, has advanced to the semi-finals of America's Got Talent! Watch their most recent performance ...

A Time to Heal

‘The Vietnam War’ documentary by Ken Burns recounts a difficult chapter in U.S. history ...

’08 grad receives Jabara Award

Capt. Brian Guyette '08 has been selected to receive the Col. James Jabara Award for Airmanship acknowledging graduates’ superior performance with aircraft ...

New superintendent discusses vision for Academy

The top officer at the Air Force Academy shared his goals and priorities with staff and faculty ...

Air Force Academy graduate saves life of man at Michigan beach

Zach Provchy '15 saw trouble and sprang into action, relying on skills that he learned in water survival classes at the Academy ...

USAFA gains its newest superintendent

Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson '81 relinquished command of USAFA to Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria '85 ...

Leaving school on course for success

Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson '81 uses flight terms to describe her four years in command ...

Academy superintendent takes ‘final flight’

It's tradition in Air Force pilot circles for commanders to take a celebratory final flight ...

USAFA Superintendent hosts BOV

The school's advances concerning issues of character, discipline and modernization, have made it a mainstay on the nation's "best colleges" lists ...

Design sprint encourages education, empowerment

The future of cyber lies in the hands of young people ...

Basic cadets get ready for 'gut check' in Jacks Valley

Dust flew in Jacks Valley when hundreds of basic cadets marched to the training area ...

2004 Grad Makes 2018 Thunderbirds List

A 2004 Air Force Academy graduate has been selected to join the Thunderbirds next year ...

We're on the same team

Commandant encourages grads to help strengthen the Academy ...

USAFA Cadets Train for Future at 386 AEW

As part of the Air Force Academy's Operation Air Force program ...

"In the Stairwell" performs on America's got Talent

Air Force Academy singing group moves on to next round of 'America's Got Talent' ...

Taking Command

10th Air Base Wing welcomes newest leader...

Maj. Gen. Jay Silveria will return to lead school

A fighter pilot who graduated from the Air Force Academy in 1985 will return to lead the school.

Return to the wild blue wonder

USAFA Class of 1959 grad joins Thunderbirds for a thrilling flight ...

SecAF Sworn In

Dr. Heather Wilson '82 is the first Air Force Academy graduate to ever serve as Secretary of the Air Force.....

28th commandant assumes command

Brig. Gen. Goodwin ’93 joins USAFA team just in time for 2017 graduation ...

Trump presents CINC Trophy to USAFA

The Air Force football team received the Commander in Chief's Trophy from President Trump ...

Senate Confirms Wilson as Air Force Secretary

Dr. Heather Wilson '82 is the first Air Force Academy graduate to ever serve as Secretary of the Air Force.....

Tuskegee Airmen honored at USAFA

Cadets and visitors paid tribute to the memory of the Tuskegee Airmen during a wreath laying ceremony at the Tuskegee Airmen statue in the Honor Court ...

Intramurals help lay the groundwork for successful Air Force careers

Air Force Athletics celebrated a successful year of intramural sports with its annual Intramural Squadron Champions Luncheon....

Cadets Build Homes During Spring Break

Scores of cadets are building and repairing homes today across the U.S....

State of USAFA

Superintendent provides an overview of the current state of USAFA ...

Academy celebrates Founders Day

Four Academy alumni were presented with the 2016 Distinguished Graduate Award ...

Distinguished Graduate Honorees Announced

The United States Air Force Academy and the Association of Graduates are proud to announce...

Bomber pilot picked for USAFA commandant of cadets

Col. Kristin Goodwin graduated from the Air Force Academy in 1993 ...

Air Force Hockey Wins AHC Title

Air Force advances to its sixth NCAA Tournament in school history and the first since 2012...

Control tower dedicated

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii remembered U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Gordon A. Blake '59...

Grad picked to be Air Force secretary

President Trump intends to nominate Heather Wilson '82 to be the next Air Force secretary.

NCLS keynote speaker: 'Good leaders save lives'

From his wheelchair on the Arnold Hall stage, Retired Army Col. Greg Gadson said he's grateful to be alive.

Academy hosts NCLS: 9/11 pilot among featured speakers

The Air Force Academy hosts the National Character and Leadership Symposium Feb. 23-24.

Double Funeral for Father and Son

Cadet Timothy Barber and his father Greg shared an infectious smile, buoyant optimism, dedication to service and love of flight. Eulogists at the Thursday Air Force Academy funeral for the father and son say their similarities made the double blow of their deaths in a Dec. 31, 2016, plane crash in McKinney, Texas even harder to take.

Academy Cadets March in Inaugural Parade

Air Force Academy cadets represented the Academy and Air Force during the 58th Presidential Inauguration Parade. Academy cadets have marched in every parade since the inauguration of President Dwight Eisenhower in 1957.

Academy Graduate to Play in Super Bowl for Atlanta Falcons

Former Air Force football standout Ben Garland is headed to his second Super Bowl, this time with the Atlanta Falcons. Garland is the eighth Air Force graduate to be in a Super Bowl and this season marks the second straight year, and fourth in five seasons, with an Academy graduate involved.

Former CIA Director Hayden Speaks to Cadets

Ex-CIA director Michael Hayden said the lessons cadets learn about leadership at the Air Force Academy will be tested throughout their careers as officers.

Communications Awards

We are very proud to announce that the AOG's Communications Team recently picked up 17 awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education...

Former Gridiron Great Passes Away

Carson Bird, a 2008 Academy graduate and All-American defensive back, passed away after a battle with chondrosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer.

Welsh Announced as New Board Director

Former Air Force Chief of Staff General (Retired) Mark A. Welsh III '76 has joined the USAFA Endowment's Board of Directors.

Sands family celebrates family heritage and space history

An Air Force Academy graduate was proud to be involved in a special ceremony to officially rename the Air Force Space & Missile History Center as the Sands Space History Center.

Ellwein family shares oath-taking spotlight

The commissioning ceremony for new second lieutenants is always a joyous time. But 2nd Lt. Kaitlin Ellwein's ceremony was extra special as it turned into a family oath fest.

CS-06 wins Commandant’s Challenge

Cadet Squadron 06 won the Commandant's Challenge Trophy Oct. 29 at the Air Force Academy.

Two Academy grads swim English Channel

After training for nearly two years, two Air Force Academy grads swam the English Channel from Dover, England to the western coastline of France.

Cadets to support Front Range volunteer efforts

Cadets donated their time to 43 community organizations, including the Red Cross, the City of Colorado Springs Parks and Recreation Department, and the Care and Share Food Bank.

O-96 displays installed at Mitchell Hall

The Association of Graduates, in cooperation with the USAFA Commandant of Cadets, has helped preserve a piece of Academy heritage that was at risk of fading away.


View Homepage News

For the latest headline news view our homepage!



What are you searching for?

AOG

Serving the Long Blue Line ...

Gift Shop

Members get a 15% discount in our gift shop ...

Give Now

Please select from our many funds and giving categories to direct your gift. We appreciate your support!