Academy closed to visitors, non-essential personnel Wednesday

· Jun. 26, 2012, 11:18 pm

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo., - Academy officials have directed a base closure for normal operations for Wednesday. Only mission essential personnel and personnel in direct support of cadet activities such as in-processing and student academics should plan to report for duty. Contact your chain of command for specific reporting instructions.

In addition, the Air Force Academy is closed to visitors until further notice.

For updates on the evacuation or duty reporting, go to www.usafa.af.mil and click on the "Waldo Canyon Fire" tab or call the Straight Talk Line at 719-333-7876.

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