Here's the latest
Air Force Academy and grad news!
AUGUST 19, 2022
You have spoken and we're listening! We conducted a
of USAFA graduates earlier this year and are developing our new strategic plan with the insights received. Thank you to all who participated!
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Forged in Blue
: The connection between the Air Force Academy Class of 2024 and its Legacy Class of 1974 grew stronger as donated rings were melted down to be added to rings being made for the second-class cadets.
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Looking to serve the Long Blue Line and shape the direction of our alumni association?
Nominations are open
to USAFA grads interested in serving on the Association of Graduates board of directors. Deadline to nominate is Oct. 3. To learn more about the desired attributes of candidates and submit a nomination, please visit usafa.org/election. ►
Five cadets received their degrees last week during a small
after they completed their final requirements. Four of the new officers commissioned into the Air Force while one is now a Space Force Guardian.
Chuck Delich '77
named hockey volunteer coach for Air Force hockey. Delich holds or is tied for 14 Academy records and is still the top goal scorer in NCAA history. ►
D.J. Vanas '93
offers 8 pieces of wisdom from Native American culture to live a good life. ►
Col. Jonathan Graham '99
takes command of 58th Special Operations Wing. ►
Col. Bryan M. Bailey '01
took the helm of the 911th Airlift Wing. ►
Maj. Joshua Smith '10
assumes command of 586th Flight Test Squadron, Detachment 1. ►
The Class of 2024 held their
last week. Once the cadets return to the Academy for their second class year, they incur the financial or active-duty commitment for their education if they depart the Academy prior to graduation. Members of their Legacy Class of 1974 were invited to celebrate!
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Several cadets and a faculty member were recognized for their individual and team efforts in support of the U.S. Air Force Academy's
diversity, equity and inclusion programs
Taking place over Labor Day weekend,
2022 offers plenty of activities for parents, families and guests. This guide and helpful tips ensure families enjoy the weekend and make the most of their annual visit. ►
We are joining forces with the Department of Athletics to elevate the pregame experience at all home Air Force football games. Come
with us at any home game this season.
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Next of Kin Virtual Memorial Ceremony
today at noon MT. This ceremony honors all United States Air Force Academy graduates and cadets who have passed away within the last year. ►
Last call for USAFA grads to attend a
service academy career conference
with more than 100 company and university employers on Aug. 25-26 in San Diego. ►
Join us Aug. 31 to hear from a
panel of USAFA grads
who chose to pursue a Masters in Business Administration as part of advancing their careers. ►
Parents, come meet the team covering your cadet year-round at the
on Sept. 1. ►
Attitude and Other Stories
by Linda Nagata is the
One Book, One USAFA
selection for the Class of 2026. Donor support helped purchase the books.
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Air Force football to honor Space Force with
Air Power Legacy Series uniforms. ►
Athletic Director Nathan Pine named to NCAA baseball committee. ►
Air Force pair set for U.S. Gymnastics Championships. ►
James Nance '71
respectfully offers his professional services to individuals, classes and organizations in heritage-based sculpture and military memorials. Classically trained and recipient of numerous awards, Jim is proficient in portrait bust, full figure, bas-relief, plaque/crest design and large-scale bronze aircraft. He has successfully completed many bronze projects at the USAF Academy and other locations in the USA. ►
Colorado Springs Airport
is Colorado's small airport which means we offer small lines, small walks to gates, and small waits, but big options on flights. ►
The Bremont USAFA Graduate Watch
is exclusively for USAFA graduates. Each design features the Academy Crest, Prop and Wings, and "The Long Blue Line." ►
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