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The Weekly Lead: A focus on DOD’s banned substances; coronavirus update & more

The Weekly Lead 

Senior Captsone focuses on Banned Substances
Cadets at the Air Force Academy designed their senior capstone project to educate cadets and Airmen on the Defense Department’s banned substances list, which changes regularly. The project promoted awareness of over-the-counter products containing hemp material and Cannabinol – “CBD – two of many substances you can’t use if you wear a U.S. military uniform. Read about their project here: https://www.usafa.edu/news/af-academy-senior-capstone-increases-awareness-of-banned-substances/          

Coronavirus Update
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has accessed the risk of the Novel Coronavirus to the U.S. Air Force Academy as low. This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and Academy officials will continue to provide updated information as it becomes available to our cadet population, faculty and staff. Here’s the latest info: https://www.usafa.edu/news/coronavirus

A Dream to TeachSenior NCO beats odds, fulfills dream of teachingMaster Sgt. Gloria Kuzmicki’s career has taken many turns, but she says she’s right where she needs to be: teaching cadets. Here’s her story: https://www.usafa.edu/news/senior-nco-beats-odds-fulfills-dream-of-teaching

(The Weekly Lead is produced by the U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs office with photos from the Creative Services staff)