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[VIDEO] AF Thunderbirds in Flyover to Honor COVID-19 First Responders

April 19th, 2020

  The Air Force Academy Thunderbirds performed a flyover yesterday after the Air Forcer Academy’s graduation in honor of the frontline COVID-19 first responders. Vice President Mike Pence originally was going to deliver the commencement speech virtually but made last minute adjustments on Tuesday and flew out to deliver the speech. “The Thunderbirds are thrilled to continue on a tradition of culminating the Air Force Academy graduation and welcoming our newest second lieutenants into our Air Force,” said Lt. Col. John Caldwell, Thunderbirds commander and leader. “While the coronavirus... Read More

Air Force Academy Seniors Graduating 6 Weeks Early

April 1st, 2020

Due to coronavirus concerns, the Air Force Academy will be graduating its senior class six weeks early, on April 18th. Family and friends will not be allowed to attend, but will be able to livestream the event “I have invited the Class of 2020 to help the staff design their graduation ceremony and they will do this with the same care for military tradition and the Academy’s legacy as they’ve done leading other world-class Academy events,” Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria said in a press release from the academy. The academy said the graduation day will retain “the rigorous... Read More