The United States Air Force Academy is located in the U.S. state of Colorado. It is a military academy for officer cadets of the United States Air Force within El Paso County on Colorado Springs to the north. It was established on April 1, 1954. The United States Air Force Academy coordinates at 39°0′36″N, 104°53′24″W. The current enrollees in the academy are 4,237 cadets. Their motto is "Integrity First, Service Before Self, Excellence in All We Do."