Air Force Academy relaunches vintage-inspired College Vault product collection

USAF ACADEMY, Colorado – As the Air Force Academy prepares to celebrate its 64and graduating next month, the Academy, in conjunction with its exclusive brand licensing agency, CLC, today announced that it is honoring its rich history with the relaunch of its collection of College Vault products.

The Air Force College Vault program is a vintage-inspired merchandise program created by CLC that showcases historic brands and traditions through fashion-forward apparel and non-apparel products. The relaunch will initially incorporate popular logos from the 1950s and 1990s on merchandise from major licensees including Champion, Wildcat Retro Brands and WinCraft.

“Our fans have a strong affinity for our incredible Academy history, and we’re thrilled to be able to offer some of these retro brands as part of our new College Vault collection,” added Nathan Pine, sports director. “We are thrilled to expand the Air Force retail selection and give our alumni and fans the opportunity to show off logos that resonate with their time and their association with the Air Force Academy.”

The new Air Force College Vault Merchandise Collection will launch with specially curated apparel, headgear, and material goods.

“We are thrilled to partner with the United States Air Force Academy to offer this unique College Vault collection as another step in their continued commitment to connecting with their consumers through premium products,” said Nicole Armentrout, vice- CLC’s Senior President of Marketing. “The College Vault Collection was created to give the Air Force a way to properly market its historic logos, which have deep meaning for fans, and help tell the story of the Academy and its rich heritage. ”

Air Force College Vault merchandise will be available at, the US Air Force Academy Visitor Center, Dick’s Sporting Goods and Scheels, and at upcoming Academy graduation ceremonies.


About the Air Force Academy
The United States Air Force Academy offers a four-year program of instruction and experience designed to educate, train and inspire men and women to become officers of character, motivated to lead the air and space forces of the United States in the service of our nation. Each cadet earns a bachelor of science degree and a commission as a second lieutenant. The objectives of the sports program are to improve the physical condition of all cadets, to develop the physical skills necessary to become an officer, to teach leadership in a competitive environment and to build character. There are three subdivisions of the athletic program: Intercollegiate Athletics, Intramurals, and Physical Education. The intercollegiate program has 17 men’s teams and 10 women’s NCAA-sanctioned teams.

About CLC
CLC is the nation’s leading college brand licensing company with a mission to elevate college brands through insight and innovation. The company is uniquely positioned to deliver consumer relationships and brand visibility to institutions through custom data-driven solutions that include impactful licensed merchandise strategies and innovative marketing platforms to navigate the market. ever-changing consumer and retail. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, CLC is guided by the values ​​of serving others, building trust, leading well, innovating often, and being passionate. Founded in 1981, CLC is part of LEARFIELD, the leading media and technology services company for intercollegiate athletics.

Media contacts:

Tory Garnhart, Air Force, [email protected], 719-333-9263
Tammy Purves, CLC, [email protected], 770-799-3275.