More Afa News Articles

  • Report: West Point football team recruited high school athletes with booze, women

    By Tom Roeder -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    The Army football team wooed recruits this year with an alcohol-fueled party, a dinner date with female cadets, cash from boosters and VIP treatment on a party bus complete with cheerleaders and a police escort, documents obtained by The Gazette show. The U.S. Military Academy at...

  • Review: Air Force Academy athletics makes some improvements, but morale an issue

    By tom roeder -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    The Air Force Academy's athletic department got a passing grade in an inspector general's review of programs that followed a player misconduct scandal. The rating of "effective" is essentially a C on the Air Force's grading scale. The program earned accolades for hosting events and...

  • A top Air Force Academy official announces January retirement

    By tom roeder -
    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    Air Force Academy Athletic Director Hans Mueh will step down in January, months ahead of his planned retirement, academy officials said Wednesday. The academy said Mueh's move to retire early has nothing to do with an Inspector General's review into the misconduct of athletes and the...

  • Air Force Academy chief gets report on school's troubled athletic department

    By tom roeder -
    Updated: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    The Air Force Academy's superintendent spent most of the morning Tuesday getting briefed on an inspector general's review of the school's troubled athletic department, but details of what she learned weren't released. Academy officials confirmed the Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson spent...

  • Air Force Academy program helps wounded warriors find peace

    By Michael S. Humphreys Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    Situated on a thousand acres of mountain forest deep inside the Air Force Academy is a special institution with therapists dedicated to helping hundreds of wounded troops struggling with post-traumatic stress or traumatic brain injuries. Each comes with four steel shoes and...

  • Massachusetts pilot to be buried at Air Force Academy

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    A Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot who was killed in the crash of an F-15C fighter jet will be buried at the Air Force Academy in Colorado. Lt. Col. Morris M. Fontenot Jr.'s funeral and internment will be Friday at the school outside Colorado Springs. He was a 1996 graduate of...