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Posted By: Bob Harris, 02-09-2011, 07:58 PM

Take a tour through the Air Force Academy and enjoy the beautiful grounds, statues and buildings that are within this campus on the 6 mile drive. The campus is located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains at an elevation of 7500'. Access is free, expect a vehicle search and show current drivers license.

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02-10-2011, 09:11 AM   #2
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Nice ones Bob. Were the cadets there when you were there? We always managed to get to the academies during break time.
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I took the shots shown here and at the chapel while they were in class, hardly anyone around. Ten minutes later, it got very busy. It made us so proud to be an American visiting the academy. thanks Bob
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the "Warthog" A-10 Thunderbolt on display at the academy.

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I saw in the background an F4 Phantom. Spent 4 years with them in Southern California.
Hated them old birds but the pilots who flew them just loved them.
I would like to walk around the academy for a day. I do feel that I am missing something by not doing so.
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can't tell ya how much i enjoyed these (and the other) postings of the academy....
being a devout aviation nut.... this is a welcome tribute to those who serve.....dave m
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thanks to both for the comments, it was an honor visiting the academy and speaking to some of the men and woman who attend.
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Is that Warthog actually suspended in midair? Or are the pilots just flying blind?

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Is that Warthog actually suspended in midair? Or are the pilots just flying blind?
A little bit of cloning to remove the pedestal, thanks Bob
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quite an amazing collection of photos. so colorful and what amazing statues on campus
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quite an amazing collection of photos. so colorful and what amazing statues on campus
thanks Scott, glad you enjoyed them.
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How beauty the last one is...awesome photo
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How beauty the last one is...awesome photo
thanks so much for you kind comment. Bob
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