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Podcasts

Here we have a unique perspective on what it means to be a great leader. Every cadet is encouraged to be as creative as they are courageous, and as curious as they are strong. Our new podcast series “At 7258 with Lt Gen Jay Silveria” features our Superintendent hosting candid interviews with faculty and staff about their big ideas and how they’re changing our historic institution.

Preparation Through Athletics: Using Competition and Physical Fitness to Groom Cadet Candidates

The Air Force Academy Preparatory School mission is to motivate, prepare, and evaluate selected candidates in order to perform successfully at the Air Force Academy. Lt Col Sean Tiernan, Prep School Athletic Director, is using athletics to consciously get all preppies ready for their experience at USAFA, and make them accountable for their own progress.

Peak Performance: Maintaining Your Physical and Mental Advantage

Major Dylan Small explains how the Peak Performance Center helps cadets understand their physical and mental performance, how they are continuously testing the limits of their abilities, and how to manage the stress that derives from that valuation.

Legacy at the Airfield: Bob Reilman Takes Cadets to New Heights

When it comes to flying a tow-plane at the Academy, you won’t find anyone more experienced than Bob Reilman. As a 1972 USAFA grad and tow-plane pilot with more than 20,000 tows, Bob has watched the continual, massive growth and progress at USAFA’s airfield.


The Machine of Mitchell Hall: Brooks Ford Fuels Cadets with Nutrition

Did you know Mitchell Hall is one of the largest and most advanced dining facilities in the world? Mitchell Hall nutrition program director, Brooks Ford, ensures 4,000 cadets have access to nutritious food while arming them with diet education.