Air Force Academy
The US Air Force Academy near Colorado Springs is one of five US service academies. Admission requires nomination by a Congressional Representative in addition to meeting rigorous academic standards.
As a teenager, Mark Gravengood had dreamed of attending the Air Force Academy and flying fighters, but his need for glasses ruled that out. After saving an old flight jacket and flights in Mark and Jackie's old Cessna 140, Bree Gravengood picked up Mark's old dream, polished it off and made it her own before she was in high school.RFW6
Alumni in the Spearfish Lake universe
- Colonel, later General, E.J. Seasprunk RFW15 RFW42
- retired General Harry Bankston RFW34
- retired Colonel George Flusser RFW34
- retired General Mike Hanneman MC18