June 2015 Checkpoints

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The June 2015 issue of Checkpoints honors the sacrifice of Academy graduates who served as POWs in Southeast Asia. Also read about the new era of Air Force Athletics and more! Checkpoints Online has bonus articles beyond the printed magazine.

Checkpoints Online - June 2015



Bonus Content

  • Additional Articles:


    • A New Era of Air Force Athletics—The Extended Interview
      As Col. (Ret.) Jim Knowlton, USMA ’82, takes the reigns as the 11th Air Force Academy Director of Athletics, read the entire wide-ranging interview, which covers his time in the Army Athletic Department and life outside of work.


    • A Cadet and a Tourist
      Fifty-one years ago the Class of 1966 received their reward for reaching the halfway point of their USAFA careers. Gregg Swanson ’66 recounts the cultural insights and lessons learned during the 1964 cadet field trip.


    • Advice From a Mid-Career Graduate
      Captain Carl Chen ’06 benefitted greatly from the advice and experiences of graduates from all eras and all walks of life when he was a cadet. Now he wants to share a few axioms of his own with the next generation of the Long Blue Line.


    • And more!