Did the Air Force Academy provide misleading data to the Higher Education Commission?

The military is investigating allegations that two senior officials at the Air Force Academy provided misleading information about faculty credentials to an organization that accredits colleges and universities, the Associated Press has learned. A document obtained by the AP says the Air Force inspector general ordered a formal investigation into complaints that the academy’s dean and vice dean of faculty gave incorrect information to the Higher Education Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools…

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Cyber warfare gains interest at military academies

Air Force Academy's Cyber Warfare Club has 124 members.
Air Force Academy's Cyber Warfare Club has 124 members.

As cyber security grows in importance to national security, the nation’s three major military academies are teaching students how to be effective cyber warriors, both by defending and attacking computer systems.

The U.S. Naval Academy, which admits it has fallen behind the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., outlined a strategy Monday to catch up quickly to best train future officers to fight in cyberspace.

Andrew Phillips, the Naval Academy’s chief academic officer, said the computer science department is running its first-ever cyber security course for students who are not computer science majors.…Read More