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Colorado Springs area military events starting July 9, 2017

July 8, 2017 Updated: July 8, 2017 at 1:58 pm
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Col. Dave Zinn took control of Fort Carson's 2nd Brigade Combat Team from Col. Matthew Cody during a ceremony at the post. The change kicked off a season of leadership swaps at the post. (ARMY PHOTO)

THROUGH SEPT. 2

Aviation Summer Youth Tours - 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, National Museum of World War II Aviation, 755 Aviation Way, $5-$10. Advance tickets: tinyurl.com/zqxc64h.

THROUGH NOV. 11

Military Exchange Shopping - The Army, Air Force and Navy exchange will start allowing all honorably discharged veterans to shop online. Registration required by Nov. 11: 1-844-868-8672.

THROUGH NOVEMBER 2018

"Trenches to Treaties: World War I in Remembrance" - 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, Money Museum, 818 N. Cascade Ave., $5, $4 for seniors, military and students, free for ages 12 and younger; 632-2646, money.org.

TUESDAY

Living History: Civil War Veteran's Story - 1-3 p.m., Colorado Technical University, 4435 N. Chestnut St., $35. Registration: 633-4991, pillarinstitute.org.

THURSDAY

Colorado Springs Sky Sox vs. Iowa Cubs - Military Appreciation Night - 6:40 p.m., Security Service Field, 4385 Tutt Blvd., go online for ticket prices: www.skysox.com.

US Navy Codebreakers, Linguists, and Intelligence Officers Against Japan: 1910-1941 - Lecture presented by retired Captain Steven E. Maffeo, USNR, 7 p.m., Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive; rmmas.org/events.html.

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

Book Signing - Darcia Kunkel will sign "40-Something and Fried," 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Fort Carson's Main Exchange; darciakunkel.com.

SEPT. 13-17

Second (Indianhead) Division Association Annual Reunion - For who served in the Army's 2nd Infantry Division at any time. Association will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the division which was formed in France during World War I in Arlington, Virginia; Bob Haynes, 1-224-225-1202, 2ida.org, 2idahq@comcast.net.

ONGOING

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: ppcmoaa.org.

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

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

Sampson AFB basic training graduates or permanent party personnel breakfast - 8 a.m., first Tuesday, Perkins Restaurant, 3295 E. Platte Ave.; Joe Coughlin, 574-7720, jfc752@msn.com.

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; carefreebingo.com.

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: worldwariiaviation.org.

Welcome Home classes - 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, Peterson Air Force Base; tinyurl.com/aq7a8uo.

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

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Want to get the word out about your military or veterans event? Email carlotta.olson@gazette.com with details.

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