By Ben Warwick

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (CBS4) – 1,100 Air Force Academy cadets arrived on campus Thursday and started Basic Cadet Training.

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The first-year cadets, or Doolies, got their introduction to Academy life on Thursday with drill sergeants, haircuts, and in-processing.

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On Friday, the cadets will be sworn in during a ceremony at Stillman Field, where they will take the Cadet Oath of Allegiance.

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Basic training runs June 28 through Aug. 3. During that time, cadets will undergo physical conditioning, weapons training, marching drills, honor and ethics lessons, a course on the Uniform Code of Military Justice, and strict uniform and dorm inspections.

Ben Warwick


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