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AOG and Air Force Academy Foundation
JANUARY 5, 2022
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Membership for All Grads
We've opened an important chapter in the history of the Air Force Academy Association of Graduates.

Thanks to the enduring support of generous members over the past 6 decades, the AOG is now able to extend membership to all USAFA graduates — at no cost to them. Already, hundreds have taken advantage of this opportunity in recent days. LEARN MORE ►
Any graduate who is not currently a member can now opt in to AOG membership at ►

• What does transformation of the AOG look like? Here's an organizational update from Mark Hille '97, president of the Association of Graduates and Air Force Academy Foundation. ►

Kelvin Manning '81 was named deputy director at NASA's Kennedy Space Center after serving as the Florida spaceport's associate director for more than a decade.

U.S. Air Force Capt. Kyle Cassady '14, the grandson of 1955 Heisman Trophy winner Howard "Hopalong" Cassady, was one of the pilots for the B-2 stealth flyover before the Rose Bowl kicking off on Saturday in Pasadena. ►

• Maj. Michael Tope '12, Weapons Instructor Course 21-B F-15C class leader, said he and his fellow grads are prepared to take on the new leadership role as Nellis AFB's last Weapons School graduates. ►

• Dr. Chris Howard '91, president of Robert Morris University, Rhodes Scholar and a national expert in higher education policy, will join Arizona State University as executive vice president and chief operating officer of the ASU Enterprise. ►
The first order of business for the returning Cadet Wing was a change of command ceremony Jan. 3 on the Terrazzo. With cadets in formation around the newly refurbished Air Garden, Fall Cadet Wing Commander C1C Michael Herrington relinquished his leadership role to incoming Spring Cadet Wing Commander C1C Kayla Perez. ►
Truman Lecture

Col. Miriam Krieger '04, permanent professor and Department of Political Science head, says the best learning happens through challenging and immersive experiences. The Harry S. Truman Lecture, hosted by USAFA's Department of Political Science during the donor-supported Academy Assembly, aims to do just that. ►
Bowl Game

Air Force football defeated Louisville 31-28 at the SERVPRO First Responder Bowl at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas, Texas. The Falcons finished the season with a 10-3 record, reaching double-digit wins for the second time in three seasons and the ninth time in program history.

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