To tell the best Air Force Academy stories, we need to keep in contact with those making things happen on base and within the graduate community. Please contact us with your big news or story ideas.
Checkpoints welcomes letters from its readers. Please limit your submission to 150 words. For your letter to be considered, you must include your name and graduating year, if you are an Academy graduate. Letters should be emailed to email@example.com. Checkpoints reserves the right to edit all submissions.
Check in with Checkpoints
Send us a hi-res (300 dpi) digital image of you and your Checkpoints magazine at a unique locale (say on top of Mount Kilimanjaro) or cool event (like at the World Series) and your photo could end up on the State of Mind page in the magazine. Include your name, city and state, class year, and a short note about what youre doing and email the goods to firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from (and seeing!) our loyal readers. Checkpoints reserves the right to select which photos will be published and to edit any written material that is submitted.
Seafood Sensations! Send Us Your Favorite Seafood Recipe
Whether it's plump, juicy, pan-seared scallops or a fresh cut of ahi-tuna steak, we're looking for the best food the ocean has to offer. Submit your secret recipe today and your favorite fare could be featured in the December edition of the Long Blue Ladle!
Where is the most interesting place you've eaten an MRE?
Was it at 30,000 feet or sitting in the dust of Iraq? For over 50 years Academy grads have been deployed all over the globe to serve our country and field rations have been there every step of the way. What was the situation and location of your most memorable Meal Ready to Eat experience? Send us an account (200 words or less) of your most vivid memory of eating one of these infamous meals. Checkpoints reserves the right to select which accounts will be published and to edit any written material that is submitted.
Answer the Quarterly Query
How often do you wear your class ring?
A. Every Day
D. On Special Occasions
Changing with the times, increasingly we will utilize social media to connect with grads and Checkpoints readers to get their feedback. Interact with us online and let us know what you think!