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Colorado Springs area military events starting April 9, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson
April 9, 2017 Updated: April 9, 2017 at 4:10 am


DAV Mobile Service Office Van Visits - Bring identification, Social Security number and other pertinent documentation regarding military service, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., DAV Knob Hill Chapter No. 26, 6880 Palmer Park Blvd; 1-303-914-5570,


Air Force Academy Recital Series - 7:30 p.m., Colorado College, Packard Performance Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St., free; 389-6607.


Lecture - "Jimmy Doolittle - The Man" - 5-6:30 p.m., National Museum of World War II Aviation, 755 Aviation Way, $10. Advance tickets:


Pikes Peak Chapter/Military Officers Association of America - Open to active-duty, retired and former officers in seven uniformed services. Monthly and special events. Activities include member luncheons, Business Professionals dinners, TOPS group breakfasts, Investment Club, more. Information and reservations: 1-844-977-6622 (toll free),

Navy League Colorado Springs Council Bi-monthly Dinners - Open to anyone who supports the four sea services. No requirement to have served; navyleague-colorado

Readiness classes - 1-2:30 p.m. Mondays, Peterson Air Force Base; aq7a8uo.

Sampson AFB basic training graduates or permanent party personnel breakfast - 8 a.m., first Tuesday of each month, Perkins Restaurant, 3295 E. Platte Ave.; Joe Coughlin, 574-7720,

USAFA Pre-Deployment Briefings - 11 a.m. Tuesdays or 2 p.m. Thursdays. Spouses are highly encouraged to attend these briefings. Registration: 333-3444.

VFW Post 4051 Bingo - Noon-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, Carefree Bingo, 3440 N. Carefree Circle;

The National Museum of World War II Aviation tours - 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m., Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 755 Aviation Way, $8 prepaid or $10 walk-in for adults, $5 prepaid, $6 walk-in for children ages 4-12, $6 prepaid, $8 walk-in for seniors, retired and active-duty armed forces with ID. Space limited for tours, registration recommended:

Welcome Home classes - 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, Peterson Air Force Base;

Pikes Peak Chapter 15 of the Society of Military Widows Meeting - Open to widows of any branch of military service, regardless of the spouse's rank, 10:30 a.m., last Wednesday of each month, the Peterson Air Force Base Club; 597-0492, 591-9523.

Military Order of Purple Heart Bingo - 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Bingo World, 272 S. Academy Blvd.;

Acupuncture for Stress Relief - Using auricular (ear) acupuncture for veterans, active military and spouses, 6-8 p.m., with last seating at 7:10 p.m., Wednesdays, VFW Post 101, 702 S. Tejon St., free; Carol, 330-8788,

Mountain Post Running Club - 5K or 10K, 4-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Main PX, 6220 Martinez St., Fort Carson, free. Children, strollers and pets welcome; Kris Spiller,

Order of Daedalians - Falcon Flight 11 Monthly Luncheons - 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., second Thursday of each month alternating between Air Force Academy Club and Peterson Air Force Base. Commissioned military officers in any component of the U.S. armed forces who are or were (honorably discharged) pilots, warrant officers, Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASP), navigators, combat systems officers (CSO), naval flight officers (NFO), air battle managers (ABM), remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) pilots and flight surgeons of heavier-than-air-powered aircraft and astronauts are eligible for membership;

Military Retiree Activities Office Meeting - 2:30 p.m. second Thursdays, Peterson Air Force Base, Building 350, Room 1206, second Thursday of each month; 556-7153.

In-Service Recruiter - 9 a.m.-2 p.m. most Fridays, Air Force Academy. Appointment: 567-4494.

Yoga Restore for Balance, Mind, Body and Spirit - 4-5 p.m. Fridays, Southeast Family Armed Services YMCA, 2190 Jet Wing Drive, $10-$35; Drew Aquino, 622-3567,

Military Order of Purple Heart Meeting - 10:30 a.m. second Saturday of each month, 2 Carson Circle, Fountain;


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