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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.  Lowry 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; Lt Gen Michael C. Gould, 9 Jun 2009; Lt. Gen Michelle D. Johnson, 12 Aug 2013; Lt Gen Jay B. Silveria, 11 Aug 2017-.


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; 1 Jan 2008-31 Dec 2009; 1 Jan 2013-31 Dec 2014.


Lineage, Assignments, Stations, Superintendents and Honors through 25 Apr 2018.


Supersedes statement prepared on 14 Jul 2014. 


Emblem.  Approved on 7 Mar 1962.


Prepared by Daniel Haulman.