Welcome to your U.S. Air Force Academy, and congratulations on your new assignment. We’re pleased to have you here. Shortly, you’ll become part of the wonderful experience of preparing 4,000 cadets for careers in the United States Air Force. Everyone’s effort is needed to ensure success — officers, NCOs,
The Site Selection Committee, appointed by Secretary of the Air Force Harold E. Talbott, addressed the question of a suitable location for the Academy. Members of the committee bore in mind the advice of West Point and Annapolis representatives who suggested the Academy have an area large enough to accommodate
YOUR SPONSOR Sponsors are appointed to help all personnel assigned to the Academy. They are prepared to help you with any questions or problems before your arrival and while getting settled. Please exchange phone numbers, email addresses or other pertinent contact information, and your travel itinerary with your sponsor.
The Association of Graduates is the alumni association of the U.S. Air Force Academy. It is a nonprofit organization devoted to serving its members, improving the Academy by enriching the cadet experience and funding programs not supported by appropriated funds.
719-524-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 services with our TRICARE Managed Care Support Contractor, UnitedHealthcare Military & Veterans. Our professional medical staff provides care in most major medical specialties. Located in the
There are over 23 miles of multiuse, unpaved trails on the Air Force Academy plus 6 miles of similar trail at Farish Recreation Area for hiking, biking and equestrian use. Trail maps are available at Natural Resources, the Farish, Outdoor Recreation Center, FamCamp and on various public websites. The
MILITARY BASES The Academy is one of four military bases throughout Colorado Springs. To the southeast of the city is Schriever Air Force Base, to the east (next to the city airport) is Peterson Air Force Base, and to the south is the Army’s Fort Carson. Some Academy employees