United States Air Force Academy


Colorado Cadets in Action
This is the place to see the great things our Colorado Cadets have been doing!
We'd love to share the adventures and successes of our Colorado cadets with our members. Please send photos and details of your cadets living their best lives at USAFA to our co-vice presidents.
Photo on right: C2C Bryan Hartigan (left), from Colorado, with C2C Orlando Loveras stand in front of the USCGS Eagle. They are the only two cadets on a semester exchange at the United State Coast Guard Academy.

C2C Jenna Breeden (left) at training this summer.
C2C Grant Ferry (5th from left) assisting with Drum and Bugle Corp auditions.
Getting dive certified in New Mexico
Left to right:
Front C3C Jared Staib (MI)
C3C Jackson Darlington
C3C Isaac Musselman (CO)
C3C Alex White (PA)
C3C Benjamin Cometto (CO)
C3C Quinn Flachman participating in Special Warefare training.

We are still in need of volunteers for the 2022-2023 fiscal year. Thank you for considering volunteering! We cannot manage all of our events without your assistance! Please see our website for additional information.
Fundraising Chairperson - This is an Executive Board position.
The Fundraising Chairperson shall take the lead on all efforts by the corporation to plan and execute events related to raising funds used by the corporation to support planned events throughout the year. This includes reaching out to community partners to seek funds for some of our activities (Tailgates, Taste of Home, etc.), and track donations received throughout the year. The Fundraising Chair is responsible for overseeing the Goodie Bag Chair.
  • Goodie Bag sales are CPC’s biggest fundraiser.
  • Strong Goodie Bag sales provide budgetary stability for other programs.
  • Fundraising and donation solicitation requirements driven by CPC events i.e. I-Day picnic, tailgates, etc.
  • Eligible for annual $2,500 grant from Walmart
Goodie Bag Chair for 2023-2024 - This position is a Committee Position. Ideally, you would work alongside Stacy Prater & Nico Mason for the 2022-2023 fiscal year to learn the details of this position and take over May 2023.

Goodie Bag Volunteer Coordinator -The Goodie Bag Committee needs a Volunteer Coordinator to coordinate the cadet POC's (Point of Contact) and the volunteers for assembly and delivery. Please contact our Goodie Bag Chair for more information or to volunteer.
Goodie Bag Assemblers - More information will be forthcoming and sign-ups will be emailed as we get closer to those dates.
I-Day Picnic Chair for 2023-2024 - This position is a Committee Position.
        I-Day Picnic Sub-committee Heads for 2023-2024:
  • Venue
  • Food (menu, food preparation, food storaVenue (location, facilities, equipment)
  • Activities (letter writing, Goodie Bag sales)
  • Publicity, Signage, Sign-up
  • Photography
  • Volunteer Coordinator
End of Year Celebration Chair April 2023 - This position is a Committee Position.

New Appointee Event Co-Chair June 2023- This position is a Committee Position. You will join your efforts with Helly Duncan to host the Class of 2027 in June of 2023 in the gathering of New Appointees and Families at a location in Colorado Springs. It is a time for Questions to be answered and USAFA Information to be provided.
There are many more smaller volunteer positions that we need assistance with over the next year.
Please do not hesitate to email president@usafacpc.org for additional questions.
CO-PRESIDENTS | Danny and Kathy Cometto ('25)
CO-VICE-PRESIDENTS | Paul and Lois Hartigan ('24)
CO-SECRETARIES| Heather Benson ('23) and Jackie Breeden ('24)
TREASURER | Julia Flachman ('25)
EVENT COORDINATOR | Sherri Newell ('26)
FUNDRAISING CHAIR | Position to be filled