Cadet Chapel to remain open through summer while USAFA seeks funding for renovations

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FILE – In this Oct. 3, 2013 file photo, U.S. Air Force Academy Superintendent Lt. General Michelle Johnson speaks during a news conference in front of the academy chapel, on the grounds if the Air Force Academy, outside Colorado Springs, Colo. The landmark Cadet Chapel at the Air Force Academy will close for up to […]

The Air Force Academy’s Cadet Chapel will remain open until September, Academy officials said Monday. 

The chapel was originally set to close for renovations on January 1. The closure was then delayed until June 17. Monday, the Academy announced the chapel will remain open through September 1. The Academy is working toward a solution to fund the four-year project. 

“The planning team will reevaluate as needed in order to keep the chapel open to the public as long as possible and until more guidance becomes available,” the Academy said in a statement. 

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