Built in the 1950’s, the United States Air Force Academy is the newest service academy campus and boasts state-of-the-art facilities. Spanning 18,000 spectacular acres, nestled against the Rocky Mountains, the Academy draws thousands of visitors from around the world each year. Landmarks, which include the Cadet Chapel with its seventeen spires that soar 150 feet toward the Colorado sky, provide spectacular contrasts to the mountain back- drop.
The Air Force Academy mission is to educate, train and inspire men and women to become officers of character, motivated to lead the United States Air Force in service to our nation. The Air Force Academy is the Air Force's premier institution for developing leaders of character.