United States Air Force Academy (USAF)

In accordance with Chapter 3 of AFI 84-105, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without the permission of the proponent organizational/unit commander.

In accordance with Chapter 3 of AFI 84-105, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without the permission of the proponent organizational/unit commander.


Lineage. Established as United States Air Force Academy (a Special Operating Agency) on 27 Jul 1954. Activated on l4 Aug 1954. Status changed to a Direct Reporting Unit on 1 Sep 1978. 

Assignments. United States Air Force, 14 Aug 1954-. 

Stations. Lowery AFB, CO, 14 Aug 1954; USAF Academy, CO, 20 Jul 1959-. 

Superintendents. Lt Gen Hubert R. Harmon, 27 July 1954; Maj Gen James E. Briggs, 28 July 1956; Maj Gen William S. Stone, 17 August 1959; Maj Gen Robert H. Warren, 9 July 1962; Lt Gen Thomas S. Moorman Jr., 1 July 1965; Lt Gen A. P. Clark, 1 August 1970; Lt Gen James R. Allen, 1 August 1974; Lt Gen K. L. Tallman, 28 June 1977; Maj Gen Robert E. Kelley, 16 June 1981; Lt Gen Winfield W. Scott Jr., 16 June 1983; Lt Gen Charles R. Hamm, 26 June 1987; Lt Gen Bradley C. Hosmer, 25 June 1991; Lt Gen Paul E. Stein, 8 July 1994; Lt Gen Tad J. Oelstrom, 1 August 1997; Lt Gen John R. Dallager, 9 June 2000; Brig Gen John A. Weida (Acting Superintendent), 10 April 2003; Lt Gen John W. Rosa Jr., 9 July 2003; Lt Gen John F. Regni, 24 October 2005-. 

Service Streamers. None. 

Campaign Streamers. None. 

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None. 

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jan 1968-31 Dec 1969; 1 Jul 1970-30 Jun 1972. Air Force Organizational Excellence Awards: 1 Jan 1985-31 Dec 1986; 1 Jan 1987-31 Dec 1988; 1 Sep 1992-31 Aug 1994; 1 Sep 1994-31 Aug 1996; 1 Sep 1996-31 Aug 1998; 1 Jul 1999-30 Jun 2001; 1 Jan 2005-31 Dec 2006. 

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 12 Feb 2009. 

Superintendents through 12 Feb 2009. 

Emblem. Approved on 7 Mar 1962. 

Prepared by Carl E. Bailey.
 
Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.