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The Weekly Lead: Academy’s deer hunt starts Dec 7, Defense Department opens exchange doors a bit wider & more

1.  Dynamic Learning

The Air Force Academy’s Unmanned Aerial Systems Center gets cadets ready to use their skills in the operational Air Force.  Read about it here: https://www.usafa.edu/news/academy-uas-center-prepares-cadets-for-future-fight

2.  Community, Family

Col. Brian Hartless talks about what it’s like to lead the host wing for the Air Force’s only academy. https://www.usafa.edu/news/af-academys-host-wing-commander-concentrates-on-community-family

3. Shrinking the Herd

The Academy is hosting a hunt Dec. 7-8 and Dec. 14-15, in conjunction with the Fish and Wildlife Service and Colorado Parks and Wildlife, to reduce the increasing amount of deer on base.  https://www.usafa.edu/news/af-academy-deer-hunt-set-for-dec-7-8-dec-14-15

4. Welcome, Shoppers

Beginning Jan. 1, veterans with a Veteran Health ID Card can shop at Military Exchanges. https://www.usafa.af.mil/News/Article/2032573/veterans-with-veteran-health-id-card-can-shop-at-military-exchange-starting-jan

The Weekly Lead is a U.S. Air Force Academy staff report. This week’s photos are by Joshua Armstrong and Trevor Cokely.