More Air Force Academy Articles

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

    By david ramsey -
    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 -
    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

    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...

  • Air Force athletics still finding its way through the complicated world of social media

    Updated: Mon, Apr 27, 2015

    Troy Garnhart's message boils down to one simple tenant: When in doubt, don't post. So far, the Air Force associate athletic director for communications has avoided the ramifications for reckless use of social media. But it doesn't mean he's any less wary. Garnhart's preseason...

  • Sculpture to honor Air Force Academy POWs in Vietnam captures 'spirit of defiance'

    By Tom Roeder -
    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    There's a hidden message in the Air Force Academy's newest sculpture that alumni who became prisoners of war say is as profound as it is profane. The 1-ton bronze depicts life at the Hanoi Hilton, Vietnam's infamous prisoner of war camp. The prisoner shown in the work is bound at the...

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