Air Force Academy en Cuts Planned at USAFA <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Air Force Academy is planning a series of cuts as part of the Pentagon’s 2015 budget proposal.&nbsp;</span>KRCC's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Eliza </span>Densmore<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></p><p></p><p>The cuts would eliminate three percent of the Academy’s workforce and 10 academic majors at the school.&nbsp;Degrees in biochemistry, environmental engineering, and philosophy are among the proposed cuts.</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 00:11:17 +0000 Eliza Densmore 15902 at Cuts Planned at USAFA USAFA Officials: Shutdown is 'Completely Disruptive' <p></p><p>With more than 1000 civilians furloughed at the United States Air Force Academy, officials there are calling the government shutdown &#39;completely disruptive.&#39;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Almost 20% of specialized academic courses are suspended, and others combined.&nbsp; Other activities are curtailed. Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson says operationally, while things like safety and medical continue, they&rsquo;re having to account for some of the basics of life, like laundry and toilet paper.</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 03:34:13 +0000 Andrea Chalfin 9542 at USAFA Officials: Shutdown is 'Completely Disruptive' Civilian Workers of Area Military Installations Impacted by Shutdown <p></p><p>Civilian workers across military installations in the Pikes Peak region are feeling the effects of the federal government shutdown.&nbsp; At the Air Force Academy, more than 1,000 civilians are furloughed, while 450 employees are exempt and will continue to work.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 03:30:01 +0000 Martha Perez-Sanz & Kate Dunn 9437 at Civilian Workers of Area Military Installations Impacted by Shutdown