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50 years after the Six-Day War, Israel should pull out of most of the West Bank

In May 1967, six months after I had graduated from the Israeli air force academy, Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser closed the Straits of Tiran, shutting down Israel’s southern maritime lifelines. In fiery speeches, Nasser echoed threats made by Arab leaders in 1948 to throw Israelis into the...

Transgender Air Force grad denied commission until review

The Air Force Academy is withholding lieutenant's bars from a transgender graduate until the Pentagon clarifies rules involving transgender military recruits. Lt. Col. Allen Herritage tells The Colorado Springs Gazette … Click to Continue »

Jalen Robinette faces “non-criminal disciplinary proceeding” at Air Force Academy

The mystery regarding NFL hopeful Jalen Robinette’s omission from graduation at Air Force Academy is a bit closer to being resolved. But not by much. Via the Denver Post, Robinette’s football agency has disclosed that Robinette “is currently awaiting a determination on a non-criminal disciplinary proceeding.” “Due to privacy-related concerns, we are unable to comment…

Joint Chiefs Chairman Addresses Air Force Academy Cadets

Nearly 1,000 cadets are beginning their military careers after graduating from the U.S. Air Force Academy.

NFL hopeful Jalen Robinette removed from Air Force graduation

Jalen Robinette’s unusual final month as an Air Force Academy cadet has taken another strange turn. Robinette, a wide receiver who found out just before the NFL draft that a policy change would force him into active duty after graduating rather than letting him play in the NFL, has been removed from the Academy’s graduation…

Joint Chiefs chairman to address Air Force Academy graduates

Nearly 1,000 cadets are graduating from the U.S. Air Force Academy, including one of the largest groups of women ever. The Gazette reports that there are 227 women among the … Click to Continue »

Transgender Cadets Can Graduate From Military Academies But Not Serve

8 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Two transgender cadets at West Point and the Air Force Academy, respectively, will be allowed to graduate but not join the armed forces as officers because the military currently has no procedures on how to accept new transgender troops in its ranks,… Read The post Transgender Cadets Can Graduate From Military Academies But Not Serve appeared first on Towleroad.

Three Air Force players get NFL tryouts

The Air Force may keep its graduating football players from taking NFL jobs, but nothing prevents them from trying to get one. Via Nicki Jhabvala of the Denver Post, three Air Force Academy players will spend the weekend on a tryout basis at rookie minicamps. Receiver Jalen Robinette will attend the Bills’ rookie minicamp, safety Weston Steelhammer…

Heather Wilson Confirmed As Trump's Air Force Secretary

8 months agoNews : Trending Now

Heather Wilson graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1982. She was a former member of Congress and represented New Mexico from 1998 to 2009.

Report: Air Force Blocks Athletes From Deferring Active Duty Just Before Jalen Robinette Set To Be Drafted

9 months agoSports : Deadspin

The Air Force Academy has decided that it will not allow its athletes to defer two years of active duty service in order to play professional sports after graduation, according to reporting by Nicki Jhabvala of the Denver Post.   Read more...

Trump To Nominate Heather Wilson As Secretary Of The Air Force

12 months agoNews : The Two-Way

If confirmed, Wilson would be the first Air Force Academy graduate to hold the position. She represented New Mexico in Congress from 1998 to 2009 and currently leads a South Dakota college.

30th Class Graduates from Australian Defence Force Academy

Throwing their hats in the air today marked not only the end of their time at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA), but also the start of a new phase in the military careers of 224 officer cadets and midshipmen. The Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia…

Saints swap rookies, add tight end with long-snap experience

The Saints signed rookie tight end and long snapper Garrett Griffin on Monday. Griffin had impressed the Saints in a rookie minicamp tryout last month. Griffin recently graduated from the Air Force Academy and his NFL status was up in the air due to his military committment. Griffin caught eight touchdown passes in his career…

Contemplating Washington's Response to the Shifting Global Balance of Power

On Thursday, President Obama spoke to graduates of the US Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs. This time, the president's speech held back from the usual bravado about America's global preeminence. Recalling the president's earlier foreign policy declarations, journalist Andrei Polunin considered the future of American policy in a changing world.

One pilot dead after separate crashes involving elite military flight squadrons

2 years agoNews : The Raw Story

Two fighter jets from elite U.S. military demonstration squadrons crashed in separate incidents on Thursday, including one that had just done a flyover of the Air Force Academy graduation in Colorado where President Barack Obama had spoken. In Tennessee, one person was killed when an F/A-18 jet...

Air Force Academy Graduates First Class That Entered After DADT Repeal

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

From the Colorado Springs Gazette: The Air Force Academy class of 2015 is the first to come through four years at the academy with the open acceptance of gays and lesbians in the ranks. Tricia Heller, a 1987 graduate, and Tara Sweeney, a '95 grad, attended the ceremony to support Lydia Hill of Boston. Show More Summary

Business Etiquette - Or Just Basic Training?

Attention! There is some big news coming out of Colorado Springs. In order to graduate from the Air Force Academy, cadets will have to pass inspection in decorum. Yes, you read that right. The "Social Decorum Training Program at the U.S. Show More Summary

First Black Air Force Academy Grad Dies

Charles Vernon Bush, the first African American to graduate from the United States Air Force Academy, has died at his home in Lolo, Mont. Nov. 5 after a battle with colon cancer. The squadron commander, recipient of multiple medals,Show More Summary

Obama’s ‘Stronger, Safer and More Respected’ Delusion

On May 23, President Barack Obama told more than 1,000 jubilant, uniform-prepped-and-polished graduates of the U.S. Air Force Academy that the world has a “new feeling about America.” He declared: “I see it everywhere I go, from London and Prague to Tokyo and Seoul to Rio and Jakarta. Show More Summary

First Openly Gay Cadets Graduate from Air Force Academy: Watch

6 years agoLGBT / Lesbian :

The first openly gay cadets graduated Wednesday from the U.S. Air Force Academy, eight months after the repeal of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy took effect. read more

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