GYRFALCON, AIR FORCE ACADEMY
It only makes sense for the AFA to have soaring, swooping birds of prey as its official face. The school's birds appear at football games, cadet wing parades, other athletic contests and civic events. 'Not many other mascots can skydive into the stadium,' said one voter. 'It represents a long standing tradition and the falcon represents nature, stealth and precision with beauty,' said another.