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April 20, 2018

Air Force men’s basketball holds clinic for local children

U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs / April 20, 2018 U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- Air Force men’s basketball participated in a basketball clinic for 200 children at the Briargate YMCA, April 15. The purpose of the free clinic was to provide local youths with an opportunity to learn basic basketball fundamentals while getting to know the basketball players and coaches, said Brian Vamos, an Air Force Athletics representative. “Interacting with the local community affords us the opportunity to not only put our cadet athletes in positions to develop as mentors and servant leaders, but it also allows us to...

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April 18, 2018

CSAF addresses Class of 2018

By Tech. Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes/April 18, 2018   Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein talks about his experiences in the Air Force, from being a cadet to now holding the highest rank within the service, during the "Firstie Call" at the Air Force Academy, April 18, 2018. Goldfein encouraged each of the cadets to be an inclusive leader and a role model for all. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes) Class of 2018 cadets listen to Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein during the "Firstie Call" at the Air Force Academy,...

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April 13, 2018

USAFA to host Cycling Classic April 14-15

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- The Air Force Cadet Cycling Team is scheduled to host the Front Range Cycling Classic April 14-15. The event is slated for 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. April 14 and 8 a.m-4 p.m. April 15. Drivers may expect a large number of cyclists on roads at the Air Force Academy and expect short delays, especially near the medical clinic. Race vehicles will escort large groups of cyclists. Drivers are asked not to pass between those escort vehicles and the cyclists. All roads at the Academy will be open to traffic. Drivers are asked to obey the instructions...

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April 12, 2018

‘A complete champion’: Falcon athlete earns high-level collegiate hockey award

(Photo by U.S. Air Force Academy Athletics Department) By Ray Bowden/April 12, 2018 U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- The Hockey Commissioners Association announced April 8 that Falcon hockey defenseman and Air Force Academy cadet Dylan Abood earned the 2018 Derek Hines Unsung Hero Award. “Without question, this is the greatest honor I have ever received,” Abood said. “It’s clear Derek was an incredible person, competitor and teammate. I can’t imagine the terrible sense of loss experienced by his family and friends.” Hines, an Army hockey athlete (1999-2003) and four-year letter-winner, was killed Sept. 1, 2005 in Baylough, Afghanistan. He...

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