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2 years 1 month ago

Academy firefighters competing for world title

Firefighters from the US Air Force Academy are in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina this week competing in the World Firefighter Combat Challenge. The competition combines the most physically demanding aspects of a firefighter's job and condenses them into an all out sprint. "It's built upon tasks your supposed to...

3 years 1 week ago

Wings of Blue claim national award

The Air Force Academy's parachute team Wings of Blue will be very busy over holidays. They're jumping at 3 college football bowl games and participating in the National Collegiate Parachuting Championships all during an 8 day span. The events come on the heels of the team claiming a gold...

4 years 6 months ago

AFA cadet parade this morning

Graduation week is is full swing at the Air Force Academy, where the cadet wing will hold a parade Monday morning at 10. The Organizational Awards Parade features cadet squadrons receiving awards in the categories of leadership, military, academics and athletics will be honored. It will be held at Stillman...

4 years 11 months ago

Air Force Academy cadets to test-fire rocket

Air Force Academy cadets are getting ready to test-fire a rocket as part of the school's FalconLaunch space education program. The FalconLaunch-8 rocket will be ignited while it's held stationary on Friday to measure the thrust and to test a new ignition system. If the test is successful, the FalconLaunch-8...

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