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常见问题解答

There’s a lot to learn about what makes the United States BG电子 unique. 从一般的问题到关于学院经历某一方面的具体问题, 你可以在这里找到答案.

军校学员相当于平民大学的学生吗?

The Academy uses the class system rather than the equivalent designation characteristic of civilian universities. The comparison is: fourth-class = freshman; third-class = sophomore; second-class = junior; first-class = senior.

学员需要缴纳所得税吗?

是的,它们是. 联邦收入预提税, state tax (if applicable) and FICA (federal payroll tax for social security and Medicare) are deducted from cadet pay. 每个学员必须提交适当的联邦和州纳税申报表.

我有纹身,烙印或穿孔. 我可以进去吗??

当有纹身的时候, brand or body marking does not automatically disqualify you from consideration, it must meet the standards outlined in Air Force Instruction (AFI) 36-2903: 纹身, brands or body markings anywhere on the body that are indecent; commonly associated with gangs, extremist and supremacist organizations; advocate sexual, 种族, ethnic or religious discrimination; or project an improper military or cadet image are prohibited. 纹身, 手上的商标或身体标记, head, 脖子, 脸, 舌头, 嘴唇, 眼睛和头皮被禁止, 除非AFI 36-2903允许使用. 你可以查阅AFI 36-2903的第3章,了解更多信息. 如果你接受了一个约会, you will have to complete AF Form 4428 with your Admissions Liaison Officer (ALO) disclosing information on your tattoo(s)/brand(s)/body marking(s), 如地理位置, 规模和意义. The form will be maintained in your personnel file throughout your Air Force career.

我有个孩子. 我听说我必须放弃监护权才能去BG电子. 为什么?

Applying students (and current cadets) who have had a child (maternity or paternity) must provide a court order stating they have NO parental rights to the child whatsoever. This is different than just giving family members a power of attorney or temporary custody. The court order must indicate total and complete relinquishment of parental rights. Parental rights must be given to someone while you are a cadet for several reasons. 基本原理包括, 但不限于, all cadets are required to live in the dorms all four years; your stipend is not enough to provide for the needs of a child (it is plenty to cover your needs); and the cadet lifestyle is a demanding one and your attention will need to be focused on your task at hand, 不是对你的孩子. 你也可以在美国没有配偶.S. BG电子.

I have special religious requirements (dietary restrictions, clothing, jewelry, observances, etc.). 我可以在军校和空军里练习吗?

It is Department of Defense (DoD) policy that any requests for accommodation of religious practices should be approved by the commanders, given that such accommodation will not have an adverse impact on military readiness, 团队凝聚力, 标准或规程. 另外, if there are health or safety concerns, accommodation may not be possible (e.g., 学员可能需要取下所有首饰, 宗教或不, 在训练中通过障碍训练时). 在学院,在整个空军和太空部队, 照顾宗教和个人信仰自由, 还有言论自由, except as must be limited by compelling military necessity (with such limitations being imposed in the least-restrictive manner feasible). 牧师就这些问题公正地向指挥官提出建议. 关于宗教的服装, 公法100 - 180, Section 508 (reference C) states that members of the Armed Forces may wear religious items or articles not visible or otherwise apparent with the uniform, provided they do not interfere with the performance of the member’s military duties nor with the proper wearing of any authorized article of the uniform. Whether an item of religious apparel interferes with the member’s military duty performance depends on its characteristics, the circumstances of its intended wear and the particular nature of the member’s duties. 然而, hair and grooming practices required or observed by religious groups are not included within the meaning of religious apparel. If you have further questions regarding the accommodation of specific religious practices, 请随时与学院牧师办公室联络.

什么是人员发展制度?

所有学员都要经历四年的发展过程, 称为人员发展系统(ODS), where each class receives training commensurate with their level of cadet experience. 训练是艰苦的,在你在美国的第一年.S. BG电子你的空闲时间会非常有限. It is designed for a definite purpose: to teach you to accomplish delegated tasks in a professional and proficient manner, thus paving the way for progression to becoming an upper-class cadet and ultimately becoming an officer of character. Cadets develop leadership and command skills throughout their four years at the BG电子,随着他们的进步,他们承担了更多的责任. 随着学员承担更多的责任, 他们在如何度过空闲时间方面也没有太多限制. 同样的, 在你们四年级的春季学期, there is some relaxation of the restrictions in order to prepare you for greater privileges and different responsibilities in the third-class year.

军官发展制度是否妨碍学术研究?

不,学术是混乱办的辅助和补充. 学院的使命是集中, 专注的过程,旨在发展领导人的性格,通过军事, 学术和体育努力. 你在所有领域的进展将被仔细监控在所有四年.

有机会从现在的学员那里了解学员的生活吗?

基层项目, 成立于1969年, was designed for cadets to spread information about the Academy during their Thanksgiving vacations. 在自愿基础上, 军校学员在他们家乡的高中做演讲, provide materials to newspapers and arrange for interviews with TV and radio stations. This effort is still in progress and shows local high school students successful Academy cadets while they are still in the commissioning process. 另外, our Discover USAFA campus admissions events include a guided tour by current cadets as well as a presentation given by recent graduates.

为什么猎鹰是学院的吉祥物?

猎鹰具有典型的美国特征.S. 空军的速度,优雅的飞行,勇气,机警和高贵的风度. Several prairie falcons, which are native to Colorado are housed at the Academy. 由训鹰员训练, the prairie falcons perform demonstrations during half-time activities at football games. 学院的校际运动队被称为猎鹰队.

美国大学的学费是多少.S. BG电子?

参加该学院没有金钱成本. 然而,你将被要求在美国服务.S. 在空军或太空部队服役一段时间,这取决于你的职业.

我什么时候能知道我是否被选中接受预约?

您将在门户上收到通知. Regular selections normally take place at the end of February and the beginning of March.

我如何找到我的ALO或辅导员?

A mentor Admissions Liaison Officer will be assigned once you complete your precandidate questionnaire. 您将在门户中找到他们的联系信息. 一旦你被移到候选状态, you will be assigned a counseling team and will find their contact information in your portal.

我在哪里可以找到我的ALO?

在你完成你的候选人前问卷之前,不会分配alo. 然后,您将在门户中找到他们的联系信息.

如果你有这个网站没有回答的问题, 你可以和招生人员一起安排一次虚拟参观. BG电子的行程包括一场应届毕业生的介绍会, 校园参观和与招生顾问的问答环节.

你是否应该问一些在集体场合问起来不自在的问题, 你也可以使用这个网站上的联系表格来问你的问题.