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The Weekly Lead: ‘Walking on the moon’ and other hot topics

Staff Reports, July 18, 2019

Walking on the moon

We’re celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the lunar landing July 20. Check out what we’ve got in store at:  www.usafa.edu/news/af-academy-to-celebrate-50th-anniversary-of-lunar-landing

Paying tribute

Every day is the “right” day to remember D-Day for cadets at the Air Force Academy. Read about their recent educational trip to the Beaches of Normandy at:  www.usafa.edu/news/feature/

All secure!

Defense Department security experts stopped by the Academy to check out our security clearance procedures for new cadets. The story isn’t classified, so you can read about it here: www.usafa.edu/news/defense-digital-service-team-visits-academy-to-observe-security-clearance-processes

Hittin’ the dirt

Basic cadets are about to head out to Jacks Valley for some intense field training starting July 21. They’ll have to rely on all the team-building skills they’ve developed so far in basic cadet training, but we know they can do it.  Read about it here:  www.usafa.edu/news/field-training-begins-july-21-for-af-academys-basic-cadets