Colorado Springs, CO
Air Force Academy
The Air Force Academy is a military organization and also a university. The Air Force Academy is set up similarly to other Air Force bases in particular the 10th Air Base Wing however, the superintendent dean of faculty, commandant, and cadet wing are set up to resemble a civilian university.
The superintendent is the commanding officer of the Air Force Academy and is responsible for character development programs, the regiment of military training, and academics.
The 10th Air base Wing is comprised of over 3000 military, contract personnel, and civilians. They conduct all of the base-level support activities including, force protection and law enforcement, civil engineering, logistics, communications, financial management, and services the clinic for a military community of around 25,000 people.
Visitor Center Information: Open daily 9am-5pm. Closed January 1st, Thanksgiving, December 24th, 25th, and 31st.