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Aerial view of Air Force Academy


The U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors is established under Title 10 U.S. Code 9355. The Board inquires into the morale, discipline, curriculum, instruction, physical equipment, fiscal affairs, academic methods and other matters relating to the Academy which the Board decides to consider.

To learn more about the Board, review the Charter and Bylaws.



The Board consists of six members appointed by the President, three appointed by the Vice President, four appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, one designated by the Senate Armed Services Committee and one designated by the House Armed Services Committee. To review the Member Handbook, click here.

Appointed by Vice President: Senator Steve Daines, Montana; Senator Mazie Hirono, Hawaii

Appointed by Speaker of the House: Representative Doug Lamborn; Representative Jackie Speier; Representative Ted Lieu

Appointed by Senate Armed Services Committee: Senator Jack Reed, Rhode Island

Appointed by House Armed Services Committee: Representative Don Bacon, Nebraska


Meeting Minutes

The most recent Board of Visitors meeting took place on November 18, 2020. Due to a directive by the Secretary of Defense, dated January 30, 2021, which directs a review of all Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) committees and boards, the next Board of Visitors meeting has been postponed until further notice. Any updates to the timeline will be posted here.

November 18, 2020

February 19, 2020

October 10, 2019

May 1, 2019