AFIT  first  granted accredited resident  degrees in 1955, more than 18,700 graduate and 760 doctor of philosophy degrees have been awarded.
Since AFIT's establishment in November of 1919, the institute has counted among its alumni some of the most accomplished engineers and scientists known worldwide, both past and present. This list includes Air Force pioneers Gen. George Kenney, Gen. Jimmy Doolittle, Gen. Bernard Schriever, Gen. Benjamin Chidlaw, Astronauts Virgil " Gus" Grissom,  Gordon Cooper, and Guion Bluford, to name a few.
The AFIT Alumni Affairs Office is committed to maintaining a positive relationship with our worldwide network of graduates. Our mission is to continue the exchange of research, technology and career information that inspired students and faculty during their time at AFIT.
Major General Jeffrey Riemer, USAF (Ret)
M.S. Aeronautical Engineering, 1983, Distinguished Graduate
Chief Operating Officer, InDyne, Inc., Niceville, FL.
Brigadier General Charles P. “Pete” Winters, USAF (Ret)
M.S. Aerospace Engineering, 1968
President, Joint Test, Training, and Technical LLC, Myrtle Beach, SC.
Dr. Stephen E. Cross
M.S. Electrical Engineering, 1977, Distinguished Graduate
Executive Vice President for Research, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Atlanta, GA.
Within the two months that the nomination call was open we received 14 nominations for graduates between 1953 and 2010! Of those, 11 met the selection criteria and were eligible for consideration. Thank you for your nominations!
Several new alumni profiles have been uploaded (menu on the right). If you are interested in being profiled, please let us know.