Here's the latest
Air Force Academy and grad news!
JANUARY 21, 2022
The U.S. Air Force Academy and the Air Force Academy Association of Graduates are proud to announce the Distinguished Graduate honorees for 2021: Col. (Ret.) Leonard "Lucky" Ekman '63, Dr. William Wecker '63 and Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Eugene Lupia '67.
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Sad news with the passing of
. He presented the first Gyrfalcon to the Air Force Academy in 1965. ►
Don't miss out on Membership for All Graduates!
Now over 1,400 grads have joined so far this month. Any USAFA grad who is not currently a member can now opt in to AOG membership online! ►
Lt. Col. Alex Pelbath '01
is the inaugural recipient of the prestigious Sullenberger Award for Courage named in honor of Ambassador Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger '73, retired US Airways captain who saved 155 lives on Flight 1549 in 2009.
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Col. Maiya Anderson '97
earns NCAA Silver Anniversary Award. ►
Former Navy SEAL
Capt. (Ret.) John Doolittle '92
was back at the Academy to talk with cadets about lessons learned during his 25 years in the military. ►
Maj. Chris Ferguson '09
was awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious achievement. ►
Col. Raja Chari '99
recently answered cadet questions from the International Space Station.
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C1C Mark Humphries
earned top honors at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics SciTech conference. ►
The Class of 2024 had the honor of hearing from a graduate panel from the
Class of 1970
who participated in the battle of An Loc in 1972. ►
Catch new episodes of our award-winning video series
"Heritage Minute with Steve Simon '77."
Episode 1 and 2 of our new season are now online! ►
The Air Force Academy Foundation has added three new board directors and named its first-ever honorary director. Retired Gen. Norton Schwartz '73, Rod Little '92 and Alex Granados '04 have joined the board. William Hybl has been named the board's first honorary director.
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START 2022 OFF WITH A GIFT IN
SUPPORT OF THE AIR FORCE ACADEMY
Air Force Men's Basketball
fended off UNLV for a 69-62 win Thursday night at Clune Arena. Freshman Ethan Taylor led the team in scoring, coming off the first triple-double in school history on Saturday. ►
For the only second time in program history,
Air Force Woman's Basketball
took down the visiting Fresno State Bulldogs on Wednesday night. ►
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