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Frequently Asked Questions

Our cadets are trained in the pursuit of excellence, constantly striving to do better and be better. It’s a principle they live by, from their first day on campus to their first day on the job. Due to the importance of our mission and responsibility to our nation, cadets must follow higher standards than those expected in civilian life. The Cadet Standards and Duties Instruction defines the responsibilities and expectations of a cadet at the U.S. Air Force Academy. To learn more, please reference the most common questions below.

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