More Air Force Academy Articles

  • Air Force cadet set for trial in Boulder sex assault case

    Daily Camera
    Updated: Mon, May 11, 2015

    A cadet at the U.S. Air Force Academy accused of raping a fellow cadet while the two were visiting Boulder last year is set for trial in October after entering a plea of not guilty Friday, according to the Daily Camera. Daniel Ryerson, 21, has been charged with sexual assault on a...

  • Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson: Air Force Academy tries new ways to beat developmental plateaus

    By Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson U.S. Air Force Academy -
    Updated: Sun, May 10, 2015

    Many readers have heard about disruptive innovation - a change that creates an entirely new way of doing business. Exponential energy, driverless vehicles and wearable technology are all examples. Indeed, it seems I cannot meet five people without most of them wearing some form of...

  • Obama presents Air Force Academy football team with trophy

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, May 7, 2015

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has congratulated the U.S. Air Force Academy football team on winning the Commander-in-Chief trophy. Obama says the team has now won the "unreasonably large trophy" a record 19 times. But he says if anyone can figure out where the trophy goes,...

  • Air Force Academy cadet released from Virginia hospital after heart attack

    BY TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, May 6, 2015

    An Air Force Academy cadet who suffered a heart attack during spring break has been released from a Virginia hospital, her family said on Twitter. Hailey Lane, whose struggle to recover from the March 23 incident grew into a Twitter movement under the hashtag #HaileyStrong, was headed...

  • No witnesses or arguments at Air Force Academy sexual assault hearing

    By Tom Roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, May 6, 2015

    Government lawyers called no witnesses and made no arguments in presenting their sexual assault case against an Air Force Academy cadet Tuesday. Instead, prosecutors relied on investigative paperwork and a pair of video recordings to show why sophomore cadet Zachary L. Chubb should...

  • Air Force Academy ceremony honors Tuskegee Airmen

    BY TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, May 6, 2015

    Lt. Col. James Harvey III represents a dying breed of World War II veterans and a special group within that aging bunch - airmen who overcame bigotry and hate to fly for their nation. He was the sole original Tuskegee Airman to attend a ceremony in the group's honor at the Air Force...

  • Ramsey: Transfer bug attacks yet again for Air Force Academy hockey

    By david ramsey david.ramsey@yahoo.com -
    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    Frank Serratore knows the look. Chris Truehl walked into Serratore's Air Force hockey office a few days after the conclusion of a frustrating 2014-2015 season. Serratore looked into the eyes of his sophomore goaltender and knew what Truehl would say. "I've been doing this long...

  • Ground support missions in Afghanistan helped 2008 Air Force Academy grad win award

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, May 2, 2015

    Capt. Kyle Babbitt flew a plane so ugly that its presence was enough to scare away Taliban fighters threatening U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Twenty times he roared in low for "show of force" missions during nearly a year flying combat missions from Bagram Air Base. During a...

  • Air Force Secretary to speak at academy's graduation

    BY TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James will deliver the keynote address to graduating Air Force Academy cadets in Colorado Springs May 28. The event will be open to the public. Details on ticket availability haven't been announced. The graduation, which the school earlier announced is...

  • Schedule: Air Force football has little control over kickoff times

    Brent Briggeman
    Updated: Wed, Apr 29, 2015

    Air Force added uncertainty to its football schedule on Tuesday when the Mountain West announced the remainder of its television assignments for the 2015 season. The Falcons home games against San Jose State, Army, Wyoming, Fresno State and Utah State were selected by ESPN, this...

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