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HISTORY

Teaches history for the profession of arms and provides a natural forum for the discussion of great leaders, past and present, insights that are invaluable to any future leader of this country.

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The study of history examines foreign cultures, the evolution of technology and military heritage that directly relates to many active duty situations. The study of History also involves critical thinking, analysis, writing and oral presentations—essential skills for any Air Force officer.

The United States Air Force Academy’s Department of History teaches history for the profession of arms and provides a natural forum for the discussion of great leaders, past and present, insights that are invaluable to any future leader of this country.

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Focus Areas: History | American History | Military History | International History (single region) | International History (multiple regions)

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March 20, 2017

Major TV network broadcasts cadets’ history class

By John Van Winkle, U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs / Published March 14, 2017.   U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- Cadets and faculty can be seen round-the-clock on a CSPAN-3 special feature documenting a history class here. The inside look at leadership lessons from the Civil War hit the national airwaves March 4 but can be seen online on demand at www.c-span.org/video/?418778-2/civil-war-fall-1864  and www.c-span.org/podcasts/#lecturesInHistory. It is also scheduled to be shown again on CSPAN-3, 8:40 p.m. (ET) March 12. CSPAN-3 reporters visited a History 339: The Civil War, taught last fall by Dr. Charles Dusch, the Air Force Academy’s...

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