1976 ICARUS, The Unveiling of Ourselves

This edition of the annual cadet creative journal was a special issue in that it followed (by a year) the Spring 1975 Creative Writing Workshop, offered by the Department of English and Fine Arts. A lot of the content came out of that workshop, including a one-act play that I wrote titled, “The Unveiling of … Read more

Unexpected Letter from Home – in the Talon

In an effort to “help” my academic efforts, my mother, Mrs. Jo Stockdale, sent me a letter, possibly copied to my Air Officer Commanding (AOC) as “encouragement” to do whatever needed to be done for successful completion of my “academic probation” in a Physics course. Somehow, I don’t believe to my a priori knowledge, the … Read more

AFA vs. Notre Dame, Game Program 1973

The season finale against Notre Dame was played in South Bend, IN, on Thanksgiving Day and was broadcast nationally by ABC-TV. Keith Jackson called the play-by-play. After beating us fairly handily, their next game was the Sugar Bowl in the New Orleans at Tulane Stadium. They beat Alabama 24-23 and were recognized without much dispute … Read more

AFA vs Penn State, 1973 Game Program

Penn St. under Joe Paterno came to Colorado for Homecoming 1973. The Nittany Lions brought the eventual Heisman Trophy running back, John Cappelletti, and beat the Falcons 19-9. Download the entire program (13 mb).