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Jun 25, 2015, 14:00 ET

Air Force Association's CyberPatriot and NPower Announce The Community Corps Partnership

 The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program today announced a new partnership with NPower and their tech...

Jun 22, 2015, 16:01 ET

Looking to support STEM education? Join the more than 1,000 teams that have already registered to compete in AFA's CyberPatriot VIII National Youth Cyber Defense Competition

Registration for the Air Force Association's National Youth Cyber Defense Competition is underway. With over 1,000 teams already signed up to...

May 14, 2015, 10:30 ET

AFA & AFSA Host Memorial Day Ceremony at Air Force Memorial

The Air Force Association (AFA) and the Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA) invite the public to join their commemorative Memorial Day...

Apr 22, 2015, 12:31 ET

Air Force Association Announces General Larry Spencer, Retiring Air Force Vice Chief of Staff, as New President

 The Air Force Association (AFA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce General Larry O. Spencer, retiring United States Air Force Vice...

Apr 21, 2015, 14:15 ET

Registration Open for AFA's CyberPatriot VIII, National Youth Cyber Defense Competition

The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today that more than 450 teams have already registered to compete in the 2015-2016 season of the...

Mar 27, 2015, 16:42 ET

Air Force Association Lauds Senate Armed Services Committees' Efforts to Pass FY16 Budget

 The Air Force Association applauds the bipartisan efforts of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) to pass the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget,...

Mar 26, 2015, 15:30 ET

Air Force Association to Host General Mark A. Welsh III for April AFA Breakfast Session

General Mark Welsh, United States Air Force Chief of Staff, will be the guest speaker for April's AFA Air Force Breakfast Series session. The event...

Mar 17, 2015, 15:23 ET
Left: All Service Division National Champions:  Team Marine Raiders of Montachusett Regional Technical School, Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Right: Open Division National Champions Team CyberSloths of Grissom High School, Huntsville, Alabama

Air Force Association Crowns CyberPatriot VII National Champions

The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot Program announced today the winners of the CyberPatriot VII National Youth Cyber Defense...

Mar 11, 2015, 06:00 ET

Air Force Reserve Signs on as a Cyber Silver Sponsor of the Air Force Association's CyberPatriot Program

 The Air Force Association today announced that the Air Force Reserve, the federally controlled Air Reserve component of the U.S. Air Force,...

Mar 03, 2015, 10:41 ET

Northrop Grumman Foundation Renews Commitment as Presenting Sponsor of AFA's CyberPatriot with $5.4 Million Grant

The Air Force Association today announced that the Northrop Grumman Foundation has renewed their commitment as presenting sponsor of AFA's...

Feb 06, 2015, 09:00 ET

Air Force Association's 31st Annual Air Warfare Symposium Kicks Off February 11-13th in Orlando

The Air Force Association is pleased to host the 31st Annual Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition. The event will be hosted at the...

Jan 26, 2015, 06:00 ET

CyberPatriot Reveals Top 28 Teams Advancing to National Finals Competition

 The Air Force Association today announced 28 National Finalist teams selected to compete at the CyberPatriot National Finals Competition as...

Dec 18, 2014, 07:00 ET

Cisco Continues Partnering with CyberPatriot for the Advancement of STEM

The Air Force Association today announced that Cisco renewed their support for CyberPatriot, the National Youth Cyber Education Program, as a Cyber...

Dec 08, 2014, 13:30 ET

Symantec Renews Support of CyberPatriot at Cyber Gold Level

The Air Force Association today announced that Symantec Corp. has renewed their support for CyberPatriot, the National Youth Cyber Education...

Nov 24, 2014, 06:00 ET

Facebook Now a Cyber Gold Sponsor for the Air Force Association's CyberPatriot Program

The Air Force Association today announced that Facebook, the world's leading social media website, has partnered with CyberPatriot – The...

Nov 07, 2014, 14:00 ET

Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA) Director Elected Co-Chair of The Military Coalition (TMC)

 Morgan Brown of the Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA) was elected as Co-Chair of The Military Coalition (TMC) at its monthly meeting Nov....

Nov 03, 2014, 06:00 ET

Air Force Association and Air Force Sergeants Association to Host Veterans Day Ceremony at the Air Force Memorial

 The Air Force Sergeants Association and the Air Force Association will co-host a Veterans Day Wreath-Laying Ceremony at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday,...

Nov 03, 2014, 06:00 ET

Washington High School Teacher Named Second Runner-up for National Teacher of the Year Award

The Air Force Association (AFA) announced Jeff Scott, a dedicated math and science teacher at Washington High School in Tacoma, Washington, as the...

Nov 03, 2014, 06:00 ET

Frazier High School Teacher Named First Runner-up for National Teacher of the Year Award

The Air Force Association (AFA) announced Michael Steeber, a dedicated physics and robotics teacher at Frazier High School in Perryopolis,...

Oct 29, 2014, 07:00 ET

AFA's CyberPatriot Receives $55,500 Education Grant for Participant Scholarships

The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot program announced today the program received $55,500 from the National Security Agency (NSA) to be...