Commemorative Air Force provides flyover for 2013 Air Force Academy commencement ceremonies when Thunderbirds unavailable due to sequestration.
Gregg Popovich, never short with a sneer nor quick with a smile, was once a fresh-faced, frowning young man graduating from the Air Force Academy, with dreams of happiness in his future. I'd say he's landed some mixed results thus far. Show More Summary
"Popo" played four years of basketball at the Air Force Academy, where in 1970 he earned a bachelor's degree in Soviet studies. But doesn't this tell us so much more about where the young cadet was headed in life? It's basically a droll outline for every one of his eventual encounters with sideline reporters. Read more...
On the third and fourth days of his U.S. tour, Prince Harry was introduced to a plethora of American pastimes, including a private cheerleading performance at the U.S. Air Force Academy's football training center in Colorado. (He wisely managed not to look too impressed.) He also had what we assume was ... More »
Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs (Photo credit: Wikipedia) If you know nothing else about Colorado Springs, you probably know that it is the home of the Air Force Academy and Focus on the Family (the Christian extremist organization). Show More Summary
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. service academies are ramping up efforts to groom a new breed of cyberspace warriors to confront increasing threats to the nation’s military and civilian computer networks that control everything from electrical power grids to the banking system. Show More Summary
HANOVER, Maryland (Reuters) - A U.S. Air Force Academy team on Friday beat out rivals from other elite military colleges after a three-day simulated cyber "war" against hackers from the National Security Agency that is meant to teach future officers th...
In North Korea’s latest propaganda video, they threaten Colorado Springs, Colorado with a nuclear missile strike, but residents of the town which is also home to the Air Force Academy, shouldn’t worry. Apparently, ND;tBF thinks the city is somewhere in Louisiana, Texas or Oklahoma, according to the map in the video; I’m guessing that Joe [...]
Charlotte, N.C.-based Sonic Automotive has a new CFO. On Wednesday, the new and used car retailer announced that it has promoted Chief Information Officer Heath R. Byrd, an Air Force Academy graduate and also a six-year veteran of Sonic, to the position of company chief financial officer. Show More Summary
We at MRFF were anything but surprised that the editorial luddites at the conservative orgy which constitutes the Colorado Springs Gazette would suddenly defend the circulation of this sickening link in the name of some twisted and tortured conception of "academic freedom."
Maj. Gen. Michelle Johnson has been chosen to be the next superintendent of the military college.
In a speech at the Afghan Military Academy in Kabul, Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai announced that the nation's military no longer can call in foreign air strikes on residential areas. "No Afghan security forces, in any circumstances,...Show More Summary
If so, you won’t once you check out the specifications for Air Force ceremonial swords. These are the beautiful swords that cadets at the Air Force Academy get (paid for with about $300 of their own money, deducted from their cadet pay) when they graduate (you can buy one too, here, for $355). Show More Summary
Donald Anderson is a former US Air Force Colonel and current professor of English Literature at the US Air Force Academy. His new book, Gathering Noise from my Life: A… Continue reading The post War is not to be envied appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
In 2007, US Air Force Academy graduate Jon Gibbon saw a television interview about Craigslist that got him thinking. The online classifieds site had decided to reject ads for firearms, and Gibbon thought he had spotted an opportunity. Show More Summary
Air Force wide receiver Chad Hall during the Falcons-Black Knights game at the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Falcon Stadium, Nov. 3, 2007. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mike Kaplan) As we enjoy the 47th Super Bowl this weekend, U.S. Air Force pilots will be patrolling the skies over New Orleans to keep those skies and [...]
The Defense Minister said boarding students at the Voronezh Military Academy of the Air Defense Forces must be cheerful on New Year. He also stressed that students and soldiers should be able to shower whenever they like, instead of once a week.
A new study by the National Academy of Science, commissioned by the Defense Department, this week revealed that toxic lead ammunition used on Army, Navy and Air Force firing ranges jeopardizes the health of military workers, potentially causing neurologic, cardiovascular,...
Lolo, MT — Charles Vernon Bush, the first African-American to serve as page in the US Supreme Court, has died at 72. Bush was also one of the first three black Cadets to attend the Air Force Academy, and the first to graduate. Bush’s wife, Bettina, said he died from colon cancer at his home [...] First Black Supreme Court Page Dies At 72 is a post from: The Inquisitr
If it is any consolation, one of Russia's top gun schools, the Zhukovsky Air Force Engineering Academy, for the last three years, has not accepted boys either, as it languishes crippled by a massive reorganization that has been lambasted by many active and retired pilots.