It is not often that a young woman plans to jump out of a perfectly good-flying airplane, but in July, Air Force Academy cadet Mary Simonton (CS23) successfully completed five jumps out of a UV-18B Twin Otter.
The Air Force rifle team had another successful season as it kicked-off its first season in the Patriot Rifle Conference (PRC). The team finished the season with a 10-6 season record and a second place finish in the PRC with a 6-3 mark.
Air Force cadet David Higgins (San Clemente, Calif.) will be making his World Championship debut in the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Championships in Granada, Spain later this summer.
During three-days of intense competition in the Rifle/Pistol Spring Selection Match in Ft. Benning, Ga., Air Force cadet Meredith Carpentier finished as the sixth-ranked competitor in the 10m air rifle women's championship, May 11-14.
Air Force shooter David Higgins joins Annette Eichenberger, women's track, as this week's athlete of the week.