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AOG and Air Force Academy Foundation
NOVEMBER 24, 2021
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In this Thanksgiving week, we thank all of you — graduates, parents, cadets and friends — for the tremendous support you have given the Air Force Academy, the Association of Graduates and the Air Force Academy Foundation this past year.

As you enjoy Thanksgiving, please keep in mind our deployed brothers and sisters who may be away from their loved ones.
National Security
Cadets teamed up with students from various Colorado universities and colleges to discuss national security in space at the National Security Strategic Studies Partnership fall workshop. The first of the biannual event was held at the Air Force Academy and made possible by a gift from The Anschutz Foundation. Lean more ►

The cadet fast-pitch softball club needs your support! ►
Celebrate Giving Tuesday on Nov. 30
with a gift to the Air Force Academy Foundation
Raja Chari
Col. Raja Chari '99 sent us some photos from space! He also took along an ingot made up of gold from many class years, which will eventually be returned to Earth and used in the production of class rings. Learn and see more ►

Listen in as Col. Chari received emergency instructions from the Johnson Space Center after Russia's Nov. 15 anti-satellite weapon test. ►
• Mark Hille '97 will serve as president of both the Association of Graduates and Air Force Academy Foundation. ►

• Capt. Sully Sullenberger '73 named 2021 recipient of American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's prestigious Annie Glenn Award. ►

Dr. Jeff Stambaugh '81, dean of the Dillard College of Business Administration at Midwestern State University, shares love of flying with others. ►

• Dr. Lisa Kirk '90 helps other female veterans get military benefits. ►

Isaiah Sanders '20 has unlikely bonds on and off the field as a graduate transfer QB at Stanford. ►

Capt. Andrew Giezentanner '16 was honored at a Veterans Day Assembly. ►
Cadet Chapel
The AOG enjoyed a tour of the Cadet Chapel enclosure and heard an update on progress of the restoration. Learn more and see photos ►

Professor prepares warfighters using advanced technology, behavioral science research. ►

Combustion shock tube provides shockingly fun research opportunities for cadets. ►
Air Force men's basketball team crowned Sunshine Slam champions! ►

Air Force women's soccer coach Larry Friend '85 announces retirement after more than 20 years at Air Force. ►

Air Force football topped Nevada in triple overtime 41-39. ►
Falcons hosts UNLV on Friday afternoon. ►
Black Friday Sale and Free Shipping Nov. 26-29!
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