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  Factsheets : United States Air Force Academy : United States Air Force Academy
Nominations to the academy may be obtained through a congressional sponsor or by meeting eligibility criteria in other categories of competition established by law.
In 1948 a board of leading civilian and military educators was appointed to plan the curriculum for an academy that would meet the needs of the newly established Air Force.
The board determined that Air Force requirements could not be met by expanding the other service academies and recommended an Air Force academy be established without delay.
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 Vice President's Remarks at United States Air Force Academy Commencement
As leaders in the Air Force you will be participants in that transformation to make America far better able to meet the challenges of the 21st century.
And because you have transformed into an expeditionary air and space force, you are even more flexible and our reliance on your abilities has only grown.
We continue to depend on Air Force radar, photo, and infrared imaging, and on unmanned aircraft such as the Predator, which gathers data, sends it back to commanders in real time, then, if needed, fires on a target with pinpoint accuracy.
www.whitehouse.gov /news/releases/2005/06/20050601-2.html   (2867 words)

  
 United States Air Force Academy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Air Force Academy (USAFA), located immediately north of Colorado Springs in El Paso County, Colorado, United States, (39°00′30″N, 104°53′20″W), is an institution for the undergraduate education of officers for the United States Air Force.
There are numerous static air- and spacecraft displays on the Academy grounds, including: an F-4, F-15, F-16 and F-105 on the Terrazzo; a B-52 by the North Gate; a T-38 and A-10 at the airfield; an F-100 by the preparatory school; and a Minuteman III in front of the Fieldhouse.
Former Air Force Secretary James Roche was concerned enough that he ordered a revamp of the curriculum to reduce the workload of engineering majors to encourage more cadets to pursue science or engineering studies.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Air_Force_Academy   (4878 words)

  
 Religious intolerance and conflict in the Air Force Academy
The Air Force issued an interim set of guidelines concerning the free exercise of religion at the end of 2005-AUG. The guidelines are to be applied beyond just the Air Force Academy; they apply to all Air Force personnel.
The Air Force team investigating religious intolerance and oppression in the Air Force Academy issued of a set of guidelines on 2005-AUG-30.
When she was asked why she thought the problem was concentrated at the Air Force Academy and not at the other academies, she pointed to nearby Colorado Springs, CO, the home of many influential conservative Christian organizations.
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 United States Airforce Academy
The staff and faculty of the U.S. Air Force Academy, in the interest of our future national security, molds our future leaders into outstanding young men and women into Air Force officers with knowledge, character, and discipline; motivated to lead the worlds’ greatest aerospace force in service to the nation.
Nearly all Academy professors wear the uniform of the U.S. Air Force, a constant reminder that the instructors are teaching their students to become military officers.
Visitors to the Academy should use exit 156-B from I-25 and proceed 4.5 miles to the Visitor Center which is open daily 9 a.m.
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 Remarks at the United States Air Force Academy Graduation Ceremony - Council on Foreign Relations
THE PRESIDENT: Secretary Roche and General Jumper, General Rosa, Attorney General Ashcroft, Congresswoman Heather Wilson— Air Force Academy graduate 1982— Academy staff and faculty, distinguished guests, officers, cadets, members of the graduating class, and your families: Thank you for the warm welcome.
And like the aggressive ideologies that rose up in the early 1900s, our enemies have clearly and proudly stated their intentions: Here are the words of al Qaeda's self-described military spokesman in Europe, on a tape claiming responsibility for the Madrid bombings.
In the terrorists' vision of the world, the Middle East must fall under the rule of radical governments, moderate Arab states must be overthrown, nonbelievers must be expelled from Muslim lands, and the harshest practice of extremist rule must be universally enforced.
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 Unites States Air Force Academy, Cadet Area-- Aviation: From Sand Dunes to Sonic Booms: A National Register of Historic ...
In 1954, the Federal Government authorized the creation of the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) to serve as the primary undergraduate educational institution of that new service, it continues to serve as an important military educational institution today.
Although it was the newest service, the Air Force emerged as the nation’s primary military arm, resulting in a major expansion of its ranks.
The United States Air Force Academy is the subject of an online-lesson plan produced by Teaching with Historic Places, a National Register program that offers classroom-ready lesson plans on properties listed in the National Register.
www.cr.nps.gov /nR/travel/aviation/aca.htm   (564 words)

  
 The United States Air Force Academy - The Colorado Directory
The United States Air Force Academy was established in 1954 by President Eisenhower.
With their motto of "To inspire and develop outstanding young men and women to become Air Force officers with knowledge, character and discipline; motivated to lead the world's greatest aerospace-force in service to the nation," it is apparent why many apply to this competitive school.
The Air Force Academy Chapel took 5 years of planning before it was built, and 4 years to build.
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 Air force academy - United States Airforce Academy
US Air Force Academy Bands, including Concert Band, and Falconaires big band.
The Air Force men's tennis team improved its record to 9-4 this season with a dominating 6-1 victory over UMKC Sunday at the Academy.
The Air Force Academy extension of the Campus Crusade for Christ Military Ministry.
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 Air Force Link - Home
Airman Sleeper is assigned to the 506th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron at Kirkuk Air Base, Iraq.
WASHINGTON (AFPN) -- Air Force officials released Amendment 5 to the Request for Proposals for the Combat Search and Rescue replacement vehicle Nov. 15.
WASHINGTON (AFPN) -- The secretary of the Air Force presented members of the deputy undersecretary of the Air Force for international affairs office with the Air Force Organizational Excellence Award November 15.
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 Air force - United States Air Force Academy
The Air Force Services Agency, (HQ AFSVA), a field operating agency under Air Force Services, is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial-warfare branch of the United The USAF is the largest and the most technologically advanced air force in
Lackland Air Force Base, Texas -- The 37th Training Wing was honored at the Pentagon March 23 Lackland Air Force Base is no longer an open installation.
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 United States Air Force Academy - Colorado Springs - Reviews of United States Air Force Academy - TripAdvisor
Visitors can tour this modern sprawling campus that includes the Academy, Falcon Stadium, a chapel and Arnold Hall, a museum honoring Air Force personnel.
My husband and I went to tour the USAFA. He is a 1998 graduate of the Academy.
USAFA is one of the most beautiful university campuses of the service academies.
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 United States Air Force Academy
Mission: To educate, train and inspire men and women to become officers of character, motivated to lead the United States Air Force in service to our nation.
the Air Force's premier institution for developing leaders of character.
An in-depth guide used during the initial promulgation of the Air Force core values
www.usafa.af.mil /index.cfm?catname=Academy%20Info   (164 words)

  
 Air Force Academy - Privacy Policy & Security Notice
Air Force Academy - Privacy Policy and Security Notice
Please make sure that you are using the latest version of Flash and have JavaScript enabled.
The United States Air Force Academy website is provided as a public service by the United States Air Force Academy, United States Air Force Recruiting and the Department of Defense.
www.academyadmissions.com /privacy.php   (364 words)

  
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 Air Force Link - Sites
Air Force Research Laboratory - Munitions Directorate
Air Force Research Laboratory - Directed Energy Directorate
Air Force Research Laboratory - Space Vehicles Directorate
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 United States Air Force
Browse a variety of informational factsheets regarding Air Force aircraft.
Search for old Air Force buddies in the Grunt Forum.
Purchase Air Force medals, ribbons, and rank insignia!
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 Air Force Academy Official Athletic Site
Falcons host Calgary, Oct. 2, in exhibition game
The Air Force hockey team kicks off the 2006-07 season with the annual Falcon Blue-Silver intrasquad scrimmage Sunday, Oct. 1, at 4 p.m.
On Monday, Oct. 2, the Falcons host the University of Calgary in an exhibition game at 7:05 p.m.
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