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U.S. soldier killed in battle with IS in Afghanistan 
U.S. soldier killed in battle with IS in Afghanistan 

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KABUL, Afghanistan — An American soldier was killed and several others were wounded in a battle with Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan,...

US: War would be 'horrific' but NKorea nukes 'unimaginable'
US: War would be 'horrific' but NKorea nukes 'unimaginable'

By: - 0 17 hr ago

BEIJING — A military solution to the North Korean missile threat would be "horrific" but allowing Pyongyang to develop the capability to launch a...

5 missing after Army helicopter goes down, items found
5 missing after Army helicopter goes down, items found

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 16, 2017

HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard and military crews are responding to a report that an Army helicopter with five aboard went down in the ocean off...

Ceremony marks passing of the torch to new Air Force Academy superintendent
Ceremony marks passing of the torch to new Air Force Academy superintendent

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

After nearly four years at the helm of the Air Force Academy, the school's first-ever female superintendent relinquished her command Friday to a...

S. Korean president vents frustration by asserting right to veto U.S. war
S. Korean president vents frustration by asserting right to veto U.S. war

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has signaled his country will no longer stay quiet as tensions escalate between the U.S. and North Korea. In a...

Top U.S. military officer warns NKorea that U.S. military ready 
Top U.S. military officer warns NKorea that U.S. military ready 

By: - 0 Mon, Aug 14, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea — The top U.S. military officer said Monday that the United States wants to peacefully resolve a deepening standoff with North Korea...

First woman in Navy SEAL training pipeline drops out
First woman in Navy SEAL training pipeline drops out

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 12, 2017

When 1st Lt. Shaye Haver and 1st Lt. Kristen Griest became the first women to complete grueling Army Ranger training — among the most intense and...

New Fort Carson deputy commander has 'intellectual firepower'
New Fort Carson deputy commander has 'intellectual firepower'

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sat, Aug 12, 2017

Some Army bosses are known for their bulging arms or bellowing voices. New Fort Carson deputy commander Col. William Thigpen is known for his big...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Aug. 13, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Aug 12, 2017

Military-related events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning Aug. 13, 2017.

Raising the stakes: Why North Korea is talking up Guam
Raising the stakes: Why North Korea is talking up Guam

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 12, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's announcement that it is finalizing a plan to launch four ballistic missiles over Japan toward the island of...

Trump warns US 'locked and loaded' as North readies missiles
Trump warns US 'locked and loaded' as North readies missiles

By: - 0 Fri, Aug 11, 2017

BEDMINSTER, N.J.  — President Donald Trump on Friday issued fresh threats of swift and forceful retaliation against nuclear North Korea, declaring...

Trump escalates 'fire and fury' threat to North Korea 
Trump escalates 'fire and fury' threat to North Korea 

By: - 0 Thu, Aug 10, 2017

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 2:35 p.m. President Donald Trump says that perhaps his 'fire...

Active-duty military members sue Trump over transgender ban
Active-duty military members sue Trump over transgender ban

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 9, 2017

Five active-duty service members sued President Donald Trump Wednesday over his intentions to ban transgender personnel from serving in the military....

Pentagon: British firm billed US over $50M for iffy expenses
Pentagon: British firm billed US over $50M for iffy expenses

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 9, 2017

WASHINGTON — A British company hired to train Afghan intelligence officers billed the U.S. government for high-end cars, including Porsches and an...

An Iranian drone just threatened a US fighter as it tried to land on an aircraft carrier
An Iranian drone just threatened a US fighter as it tried to land on an aircraft carrier

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 8, 2017

U.S. military officials say an Iranian drone harassed and nearly collided with a Navy attack jet Tuesday as it prepared to land on an aircraft carrier...

WATCH: Screams and kisses meet Colorado Springs mom's early return home from Qatar
WATCH: Screams and kisses meet Colorado Springs mom's early return home from Qatar

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Aug 8, 2017

Monday was like Christmas for two students in Falcon School District 49, who got a big surprise when their mom, U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Bethany...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Aug. 6, 2017
Colorado Springs area military events starting Aug. 6, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Aug 8, 2017

Military-related events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning Aug. 6, 2017.

Air Force Academy's first female boss says she's leaving school on course for success
Air Force Academy's first female boss says she's leaving school on course for success

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Mon, Aug 7, 2017

Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson uses flight terms to describe her four years in command of the Air Force Academy. And one word comes up again and again:...

Colorado Springs airmen scoring victories against Western wildfires
Colorado Springs airmen scoring victories against Western wildfires

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Aug 6, 2017

With more than 500,000 acres ablaze across the Western United States, aerial firefighters from Colorado Springs have been hopping with daily sorties...

Air Force Academy freshmen cadets culminate basic training with Big Bad Basic tournament
Air Force Academy freshmen cadets culminate basic training with Big Bad Basic tournament

By: Liz Forster - 0 Sun, Aug 6, 2017

In a rare emotional display at the Air Force Academy, freshmen cadets cheered wildly, hoping their chants and chides would push their squadron to the...

Search called off for 3 U.S. Marines who crashed off Australia
Search called off for 3 U.S. Marines who crashed off Australia

By: - 0 Sun, Aug 6, 2017

SYDNEY — U.S. military officials called off a search and rescue operation on Sunday for three U.S. Marines who were missing after their Osprey aircraft...

Point/Counterpoint: Was President Trump right to ban transgender individuals from the military?
Point/Counterpoint: Was President Trump right to ban transgender individuals from the military?

By: - 0 Sun, Aug 6, 2017

Paul Rosenthal Once again, the president has fired off a controversial set of tweets, this time attacking transgender soldiers serving their country...

Military Update: VA mulls broadening disease presumptions for Agent Orange

By: - 0 Sun, Aug 6, 2017

VA Secretary David Shulkin will decide "on or before" Nov. 1 whether to add to the list of medical conditions the Department of Veteran Affairs...

A century later, Fountain doughboy recognized as World War I hero
A century later, Fountain doughboy recognized as World War I hero

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sat, Aug 5, 2017

Sgt. Keith "Kize" Lacey went to his grave in 1977 never knowing he was a hero. That was probably no big deal for the Fountain father of eight. He...

Father: Indiana soldier among 2 killed in Afghanistan attack 
Father: Indiana soldier among 2 killed in Afghanistan attack 

By: - 0 Thu, Aug 3, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana soldier who was just 32 days into his first deployment was one of two American service members killed in a suicide bombing...

Report: Trump fumed about Afghanistan in tense meeting 
Report: Trump fumed about Afghanistan in tense meeting 

By: - 0 Thu, Aug 3, 2017

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has become increasingly frustrated by the situation in Afghanistan and has recently floated a change in...

US says 4 wounded in Afghan attack that killed 2 US troops
US says 4 wounded in Afghan attack that killed 2 US troops

By: - 0 Thu, Aug 3, 2017

KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. military in Afghanistan says that four American troops were wounded in the same suicide bombing near the city of Kandahar...

Congress OKs big boost in GI Bill college aid for veterans 
Congress OKs big boost in GI Bill college aid for veterans 

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 2, 2017

WASHINGTON — Congress sent President Donald Trump legislation to provide the biggest expansion of college aid for military veterans in a decade. The...

Two US troops killed in attack on NATO convoy in Afghanistan
Two US troops killed in attack on NATO convoy in Afghanistan

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 2, 2017

KABUL - Two American service members were killed Wednesday when a suicide bomber in a pickup truck attacked a NATO convoy that was returning to base...

U.S. launches unarmed ICBM from California in test 
U.S. launches unarmed ICBM from California in test 

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 2, 2017

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — The U.S. Air Force successfully launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile from California,...

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