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USAF Academy

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6/12/2013

Our location - Colorado Springs, CO

USAF Academy


Since we were staying on the USAF Academy base, we decided to tour the Academy.  .School wasn't in progress and touring the Facility is limited to the Visitor Center and the Chapel.

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USAF Academy On the was to the Visitor Center, we swung by the Hospital.  
USAF Academy The Barry Goldwater USAF Academy Visitor Center.  The Center was name after Barry Goldwater who was a very strong influence with the Air Force in its early days. USAF Academy
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View from the front of the Visitor Center.
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USAF Academy The most iconic structure of the Academy is the Chapel.

While the structure seemed strange at the time, we think it fits the Air Force.
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USAF Academy Lofty rise of the roof. USAF Academy
USAF Academy There is this huge organ in the Choir Balcony of the Protestant section. USAF Academy
USAF Academy Interesting combination of stained glass and windows. USAF Academy
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USAF Academy The lower level of the Chapel has the Catholic, Jewish, and Muslim sections.

This is the Catholic section.
 
USAF Academy The site we were assigned was big enough, just.  USAF Academy
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USAF Academy Some of the dorm and training buildings.

The smoke in the background if from a forest fire just a couple of miles from the Academy.
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USAF Academy Around the center of the Academy buildings is  the field and the parade areas.  Located at the corners  are classic aircraft of the Air Force.
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USAF Academy The staff parking for the Academy.  Lots of staff for the more than 4,000 cadets at the Academy.  
USAF Academy Views from the walk between the Visitor Center and the Chapel. USAF Academy
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