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AOG and Air Force Academy Foundation
FEBRUARY 3, 2022
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Visitor Center
Bonds to finance construction of a new Air Force Academy Visitor Center and an adjacent hotel were sold Monday, allowing work to begin soon on the 57-acre project.

The AOG and Air Force Academy Foundation are proud to participate in supporting the financing of this long-awaited project.

SURVEY COMING SOON: Grads, watch your email inbox for an important survey of all graduates arriving in mid-February. Your feedback will help inform how the AOG can be more relevant and valuable in your life. More details to come.
Graduate Survey
Grad Coaches

Welcome home! USAFA grads Charlie Jackson '00 and Ken Lamendola '11 have been added to the Air Force football coaching staff. Jackson will serve as assistant head coach/defensive backs coach while Lamendola will be a defensive assistant.

In today's new episode of Heritage Minute with Steve Simon '77, discover the history behind Ice Lake. ►

NASA SpaceX Crew-4 astronauts, including Dr. Kjell Lindgren '95, have completed training to launch aboard Crew Dragon in April. ►

The Department of Defense highlighted Chad Hall '08 this week in its "Sports Heroes Who Served" series. ►

The Healing Field is a site of remembrance and healing with flags representing each Kentuckian who has fallen in the War on Terrorism. One of the flags belongs to Capt. Matthew Roland '10. ►

United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby '89 officially opens new flight school to tackle pilot shortage. ►

• Joe Tegtmeyer '88 keeps eyes in the sky over Tesla's new Texas factory. ►

Don't miss out on Membership for All Graduates! Any USAFA grad who is not currently a member can now join online at no cost! ►
Membership for All Grads
Spark Tank
Innovation and collaboration are front and center at the Academy after two of our own were named Spark Tank 2022 finalists. C1C Grant Schlichting and Maj. Ryan Sheridan were selected as two of only six finalists out of nearly 200 submissions to the annual United States Air Force innovation competition.


Class giving through the Air Force Academy Foundation is one way to stay connected to classmates and make a lasting impact on the Academy. The Air Warrior Combat Memorial, which was dedicated last October, was made possible with funding from the Classes of '71, '69 and '63. ►

Donor stories: Jim Hansen '69 chooses to give back to the Air Force Academy. ►

Air Force Men's Hockey defeated Army 3-2 in overtime on Saturday at the Cadet Ice Arena. ►

Air Force Woman's Basketball has already produced its most victories in a season since 2005-06 with a win over Wyoming at home last night. ►
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