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Welcome to the U.S. Air Force Academy, who has commissioned our nation’s leaders through an immersive and rigorous academic and military training environment for


Honor our past, focus on our future. At the U.S. Air Force Academy, we take a tremendous amount of pride in our rich and

Your Academy

From our modern-designed halls to our unique organizational structure, we invite you to get to know your Academy. A cadet’s life is centered around

Local Area

From the awe-inspiring rock formations in the Garden of the Gods and towering vistas of Pikes Peak, to the legacy of athletic excellence at


Community & Staff Recreation   Academy Athletics  The Academy is home to 27 men’s and women’s Division I athletic teams. Many sporting events are free

Staff Arrival Information

Getting Here The U.S. Air Force Academy is nestled at the base of Pike’s Peak, one of Colorado’s 53 fourteeners (mountain peaks with a

Life on Base

Housing The Academy’s housing is managed by our privatization partner, Hunt LLC, and Air Force Academy Military Communities. Since 2007, the community has undergone

Colorado Life

Weather The United States Air Force Academy is located at 7,258 feet above sea level. Newcomers from lower elevations may experience minor altitude sickness.

Services & Facilities

Medical Care The 10th Medical Group is a well-equipped clinic with ambulatory (same-day) surgery. The clinic is in the DoD Western Region and provides service


Team Buckley commits to Nutrition Month, keeping Airmen healthy

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Vietnam veteran shares story of history-making flight

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Michigan Air National Guard HAZMAT Training Grows Capability, Multinational Partnerships

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Brig. Gen. John Tuohy Looks Back at a storied career

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Maxwell hosts memorial service, monument unveiling for 50th anniversary of Lima Site 85

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