US Air Force Academy
Association of Graduates
San Antonio, Texas
Goals of the Alamo Chapter
1. Celebrate Academy Heritage
The Alamo Chapter conducts an annual Founder's Day dinner/dance in San Antonio to commemorate the founding of the Academy on April 1, 1954.
2. Keep abreast of Air Force and USAFA topics
The Alamo Chapter website keeps visitors up to date on Air Force and USAFA issues through links to news stories. The chapter invites USAFA leadership to speak at the Founder's Day dinner and other events.
3. Keep the local community abreast of USAFA topics
4. Provide graduates Networking opportunities
The Chapter hosts a monthly Business and Networking (BANG) lunch, which offers graduates Networking opportunities, as well as a Business Card Page which advertises local graduates' businesses. The Chapter conducts quarterly social activities, such as a summer Picnic at Canyon Lake, Tri-Service Golf Tournament, Televised Football games, and an annual Business Meeting at Randolph AFB.
5. Interact with other service Academy Graduates
The Annual San Antonio Tri-Service Golf Tournament at Ft Sam Houston provides an opportunity for all service academy graduates to participate. The Chapter Business and Networking lunch is well attended by graduates from West Point, Annapolis, and King's Point.
6. Give back to the community
Members of the chapter perform community service annually with a Habitat for Humanity house build.
7. Support the needs and objectives of the Academy
The Alamo Chapter encourages formal membership in the Association of Graduates, and provides a forum of communication to the existing AOG and Academy leadership.
8. Assist Liaison Officers and recruit qualified candidates
Local graduates are active Liaison Officers and leads gathered through the web site are passed on to the LOs.
9. Assist Parents' Clubs/Cadets
The Alamo Chapter is closely allied with the South Texas USAFA Parent's Organization. The websites provide links to each other, and several graduates are members of both groups.
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