U.S. Air Force Academy

Colorado Springs, Colorado

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The United States Air Force Academy (also known as USAFA or Air Force Academy), is a military academy for officer candidates for the United States Air Force. Its campus is located immediately north of Colorado Springs in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. The Academy's stated mission is "to educate, train, and inspire men and women to become leaders of character, motivated to lead the United States Air Force in service to our nation."It is the youngest of the five United States service academies, having graduated its first class in 1959. Graduates of the Academy's four-year program receive a Bachelor of Science degree, and are commissioned as second lieutenants in the United States Air Force. The Academy is also one of the largest tourist attractions in Colorado, attracting approximately a million visitors each year.

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* Militaryonesource.com 2012 demographics profile of the military.
** Data based off of 2013 census data.

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Private or Public? Distance or Quality? Will it be safe? Will the bus pick them up?

School Name Grade Type
Colorado Springs Charter Academy
KG - 8 Public
Colorado Springs Early Colleges
9 - 12 Public
Cesar Chavez Academy - Central
KG - 5 Public
Pikes Peak Prep
KG - 12 Public
Cesar Chavez Academy - North
KG - 8 Public
The Vanguard School (high)
9 - 12 Public
The Vanguard School (middle)
7 - 8 Public
Thomas Maclaren State Charter School
6 - 9 Public
Colorado School For The Deaf And Blind
KG - 12 Public
Challenger Middle School
6 - 8 Public
Mountain View Elementary School
KG - 5 Public
Rockrimmon Elementary School
KG - 5 Public
Area Military Banking

Military Banking Locations

We know your banking needs can specific, here are some of the military affiliated banks in your area!

Navy Federal Credit Union Colorado Springs

1139 Space Center Dr
Colorado Springs, CO 80915

Armed Forces Bank, National Association

Coleman And Linstrom Streets
Fort Carson, CO 80913

Armed Forces Bank, National Association

6384 Wetzel Avenue, Building 1512
Fort Carson, CO 80913

Armed Forces Bank, National Association

6110 Martinez Street, Building 6110
Fort Carson, CO 80913

Armed Forces Bank, National Association

Community Center Drive, Bldg 5122
U S A F Academy, CO 80840

Navy Federal Credit Union Fountain

6916 Mesa Ridge Pkwy
Fountain, CO 80817

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Cities Near U.S. Air Force Academy

Not everyone wants to live as close to base as possible, check out these surrounding cities.

City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Fort Carson 8.8 miles 14,766 N/A $1,176
Air Force Academy 10.4 miles 6,046 N/A $1,284
Fountain 13.3 miles 26,881 $176,600 $1,142
Security-Widefield 8.6 miles 33,566 $167,700 $1,132
Cimarron Hills 3.3 miles 16,698 $159,600 $907
Stratmoor 6.6 miles 7,209 $137,000 $840
Woodmoor 17.1 miles 8,155 $374,100 $1,269
Gleneagle 12.8 miles 6,870 $315,800 $1,111
Monument 15.0 miles 6,226 $299,000 $1,469
Black Forest 14.1 miles 12,959 $397,500 $1,613

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