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7 months 3 weeks ago

Air Force Academy Named as Possible Terror Target

The U.S. Air Force Academy was named as a suggested terror-attack target in an online Al-Queda magazine. The publication, called "Palestine-Betrayal of the Guilty Conscience," is written in English and published by Al Queda in the Arabian Peninsula. The articles center on jihadi operations and instruct readers on how...

1 year 7 months ago

Academy disciplines officers for race incident

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY - Three officers and three non-commissioned officers (NCO) at the US Air Force Academy Preparatory School were disciplined today for mishandling an incident during cadet-candidates basic training July 31. One of the cadet-candidates described in an Academy news release as a "dark-skinned male" allegedly flashed...

1 year 10 months ago

Graduation hat toss gets retro makeover

COLORADO SPRINGS - The graduates of United States Air Force Academy Class of 2013 may have to hold their hat a little longer for this year's flyover. Since the Air Force Thunderbirds have been grounded indefinitely by sequestration budget cuts, the Texas Flying Legends and WestPac Restorations have stepped up...

2 years 1 month ago

Cadets hope to curtail bird strikes

COLORADO SPRINGS - Research being conducted by cadets at the US Air Force Academy could one day make commercial air travel safer. As part of a senior capstone project, a group of engineering and biology majors are studying the effects of light and sound to limit the number of bird...

2 years 4 months ago

Fires force evacuation at Academy dormitory

US AIR FORCE ACADEMY- Hundreds of cadets were evacuated from a US Air Force Academy dormitory Tuesday after two small fires were found and extinguished. The fires happened inside Sijan Hall, one of the Academy's two dormitories. It's unclear how many cadets were part of the evacuation. However, the...

2 years 5 months ago

Religious reforms celebrated at Academy

COLORADO SPRINGS - Participants in a Religious Respect Conference held this week at the US Air Force Academy had nothing but praise for the reforms instituted on campus with respect to the issue of faith. The bi-annual gathering of over 20 religious leaders from both the military and the...

2 years 11 months ago

Local start up aims to harness wave energy

A local start-up company is on the cutting edge of renewable energy development by designing and building machines that make electricity by harnessing the power of ocean waves. Atargis Energy Corporation was founded in 2010 by Air Force Academy aeronautics professor Dr. Stefan Siegel, Ph.D. The company is currently...

3 years 7 months ago

Academy gives jet engine to Denver schools

The United States Air Force Academy has donated a jet engine to the Denver Public Schools for students and instructors to use as they study aircraft maintenance. Denver's West High School and the Emily Griffith Technical College have a partnership program that prepares students for careers in aviation. The...

3 years 10 months ago

Academy hosts aviation camp for teens

Three dozen high school sophomores and juniors from across the country are in Colorado Springs this week to attend a three day Teen Aviation Camp at the Air Force Academy. The students will be building gliders, attending briefings about the Air Force and the Academy as well as taking...

3 years 11 months ago

District 38 moves graduation to New Life

For the first time in more than a decade, students in Lewis Palmer School District 38 will not celebrate graduation at the US Air Force Academy. The district has held commencement ceremonies at Clune Arena since 1999 when the school gymnasium became too crowded. However, school administrators say the...

4 years 10 months ago

Fallen Academy grad honored

The memory of a fallen Air Force Academy graduate was honored today as the inaugural award recognizing cadet character, leadership and excellence was presented in her name. First Lieutenant Roslyn Schulte graduated in 2006 and was commissioned as an intelligence officer after graduation. She volunteered for duty in...

5 years 2 months ago

Economics Asst. Professor - AFA

The US Air Force Academy is seeking an associate professor for the Economics and Geosciences department. The job begins March 15 and is expected to continue through May 2011. Pay: $55,900 per year Apply immediately Click here to apply

5 years 2 months ago

Blood drives scheduled in February

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is holding a dozen blood drives in February to keep the Colorado Springs blood supply well-stocked. Here's a listing of Community Blood Drives for February: Feb. 3, 1 to 6 p.m., Woodland Park High School (Inside the Building), 151 North Baldwin St., Woodland Park...

5 years 3 months ago

Medical Records Specialist - AFA

The Major Duties of this position: * Serves as the HIPAA Privacy Officer for the 10th Medical Group (10 MDG). * Provides developmental guidance and assists in the identification, implementation and maintenance of all organizational policies and procedures governing the privacy of PHI in coordination with senior leadership and...

5 years 3 months ago

Academy Scholars Program Director - AFA

The ASPD is responsible for leading the full range of ASP efforts, including oversight of all ASP courses; coordination among and mentorship of all participating faculty; development, execution and reporting of an annual program budget; selecting, tracking and assessing cadets in the ASP; arranging and executing a spring ceremony for...

5 years 5 months ago

English Instructor - AFA Prep School

Responsibilities include performing academic duties in the English Department of the USAFA Preparatory School. The incumbent will instruct a sequence of junior-college level English courses focusing primarily on composition, including such forms as the personal essay, written argument, and the research paper. Apply by Nov. 27 Pay: $45,400/yr ...

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