Honoring a Fallen Teammate
Members of the USAFA Flying Team gathered last weekend to remember First Lieutenant Kenneth “KAGE” Allen. A memorial shadow box, paid for by members of the Class of 2017 will be displayed at the 557th Flying Training Squadron. The box includes Kage’s Flying Team patch, retired by the Flying Team members who gathered to remember him. Continue reading
Cadet Research Spotlight
Space Physics and Atmospheric Research Center Photometer
Cadet Zachary Eyler, Class of 2021, and his research advisor Dr. Matthew McHarg are working on a photometer, a device that measures the amount of incoming light, designed to take measurements of the Aurora. The goal of the project is to learn more about the mechanisms responsible for high frequency flickering in the Aurora’s intensity. Continue reading
Class of 2020 Top Graduate
USAFA Recognizes Class of 2020 Top Graduate
On Thursday 9 July Lt Gen Silveria recognized the USAFA Class of 2020 Top Graduate, 2Lt Zack Bailey during a small ceremony in Polaris Hall. Lt Bailey was also recognized as the Outstanding Cadet in Mechanical Engineering, the Outstanding Cadet in Engineering and the Outstanding Cadet in Academic Performance.
Graduate Research Spotlight
Maj Leah Pound (USAFA '08), a former instructor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences, recently graduated from UConn with a PhD in with a dissertation entitled Sense of Belonging and Racial Diversity at the U.S. Service Academies.
You can find her research at this link: click here
Cadet Research Spotlight
The New and Improved Digital Holography Demonstration System
The Digital Holography Demonstration (DHD) project began in 2019 as a partnership between Air Force Research Labs (AFRL), the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) and the USAFA Physics Department to build, test and improve a hands-on demonstration tool intended to show basic-to-advanced principals in optics, lasers, atmospheric physics and signal processing.
The Next of Kin Memorial Ceremony
Formerly known as the Homecoming Memorial Ceremony, the Next of Kin Memorial Ceremony is going virtual this year. This ceremony will honor all United States Air Force Academy graduates and cadets who have passed away within the last year. View event.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Looking to connect back with USAFA but unsure of where to start? From how to get a copy of your transcript to speaker requests, we are here to help. We’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions. To learn more, click here.