You are here

United States Air Force Academy

Share to
  • Cadet Chapel

    Share to
    Designed by the architecture firm Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill and completed in 1963, the Air Force Academy's Cadet Chapel won the American Institute of Architects' Twenty-Five Year Award in 1996.
    Cadet Chapel



Campus Sexual Assault,” National Sexual Violence Resource Center, 2015.

Dan Elliot, “41% of Non-Christian Air Force Cadets Cite Proselytizing,” Huffington Post, December 29, 2012.

Barry Fagin, “No place in military for an army of God,” Gazette (Colorado Springs), April 23, 2015.

Mark Gebicke, Air Force Academy Gender and Racial Disparities (Diane Publishing, 1994).

Michael L. “Mikey” Weinstein to Chuck Hagel, September 11, 2014.

Tom Roeder, “Report One in Ten Female AFA Cadets Victim of Unwanted Sexual Contact,” Gazette (Colorado Springs), April 23, 2015.

Diana Jean Schemo, “Rate of Rape at Academy is Put at 12% in Survey,” New York Times, August 29, 2003.

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP Architectural Firm

Colorado Experience: US Air Force Academy,” Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting, April 4, 2014.

United States Air Force, “Air Force Personnel Demographics,” updated September 30, 2015.

United States Air Force Academy, “Barry Goldwater Air Force Academy Visitor Center.”

United States Air Force Academy, “USAFA Quick Facts.”

United States General Accounting Office, “Service Academies: Historical Proportion of

New Officers During Benchmark Periods,” (Washington, D.C.: General Accounting Office, March 1992.

US Air Force to allow atheists to omit ‘God’ from reenlistment oath,” Reuters, September 18, 2014.

US Constitution, Article VI, Clause 3 (via the University of Chicago).

Zealots at the Air Force Academy,” New York Times, June 11, 2005.

Additional Information: 

Military Religious Freedom Foundation

United States Air Force

Winfield W. Scott, Jr., The United States Air Force Academy: A Commitment to Excellence (New York: Newcomen Society of the United States, 1986).