Air Force Academy Steps Up Diversity Efforts

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We've heard a lot recently about the end of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. That's the military’s ban on gay people serving openly. Service members went through sensitivity training before the policy was lifted, and that was true at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. But that’s only part of the story on campus, where there’s a push for diversity beyond sexual orientation. At the heart of this effort is Adis Vila. She’s the academy’s first-ever chief diversity officer and her job is to boost minority recruitment and create a more welcoming atmosphere for minorities. Vila speaks with Ryan Warner.

[Photo: U.S. Air Force Academy/Dennis Rogers]