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Navy christens submarine USS Colorado in shipyard ceremony
Navy christens submarine USS Colorado in shipyard ceremony

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GROTON, Conn. — Annie Mabus smashed a bottle of sparkling wine from a Denver vineyard against the Navy's newest attack submarine Saturday, christening...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Dec. 4, 2016

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THROUGH DEC. 31 Patriotic Quilts Exhibit - Created by veterans, many who have participated in the Fine Arts Center's Military and the Arts: Creative...

Bergdahl seeks pardon from Obama to avert desertion trial
Bergdahl seeks pardon from Obama to avert desertion trial

By: - 0 9 hr ago

WASHINGTON — A former prisoner of war accused of endangering his U.S. comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan is asking President Barack Obama...

Chemical weapon destruction in Pueblo halted after leak
Chemical weapon destruction in Pueblo halted after leak

By: Tom Roeder - 0 11 hr ago

A hazardous waste leak at the Pueblo Chemical Depot has led to the indefinite shutdown of a plant built to destroy mustard gas shells. The shutdown...

Oldest living Pearl Harbor survivor recounts 'Day of Infamy' to Colorado Springs students
Oldest living Pearl Harbor survivor recounts 'Day of Infamy' to Colorado Springs students

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Yesterday

Retired Navy Lt. Jim Downing joked with the kids at Lewis-Palmer Middle School about the fragility that comes with being a 103-year-old Pearl Harbor...

Santa makes an early appearance at Fort Carson
Santa makes an early appearance at Fort Carson

By: Eric Singer - 0 Thu, Dec 1, 2016

'Twas weeks before Christmas and through the mountain post, the view of a holiday who's who, rappelling down from the ceiling, was something to behold....

Trump to nominate retired Gen. James Mattis to lead Pentagon
Trump to nominate retired Gen. James Mattis to lead Pentagon

By: - 0 Thu, Dec 1, 2016

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump said Thursday he will nominate retired Gen. James Mattis to be his defense secretary, making the announcement...

White House announces support for women in military draft
White House announces support for women in military draft

By: - 0 Thu, Dec 1, 2016

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is announcing its support for requiring women to register for the military draft. The administration has been...

Navy's troubled Littoral Combat Ship at crossroads, GAO says
Navy's troubled Littoral Combat Ship at crossroads, GAO says

By: - 0 Thu, Dec 1, 2016

The U.S. Navy's Littoral Combat Ship program "stands at a crossroads," as the service prepares to ask Congress to authorize spending as much as $14...

Fort Carson to do annual tree lighting this week

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Wed, Nov 30, 2016

Here comes December - cue holiday festivities. Fort Carson will hold its annual tree lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the William Reed...

Fort Carson brigade prepares for massive move across the Atlantic Ocean
Fort Carson brigade prepares for massive move across the Atlantic Ocean

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Wed, Nov 30, 2016

With any move, proper packing is the main thing. Getting all those boxes perfectly padded and properly marked is a headache-inducing ritual for...

Water leak could cause delays for patients at Colorado Springs VA clinic
Water leak could cause delays for patients at Colorado Springs VA clinic

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

A major water leak impacted infrastructure and could cause delays at the Colorado Springs Veterans Affairs clinic, the Eastern Colorado Health Care...

Newest Fort Carson general scored special operations successes against Islamic State
Newest Fort Carson general scored special operations successes against Islamic State

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Nov 27, 2016

The Pikes Peak region's newest general earned his stars planning the shadowy ground war effort to roll back the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq....

Colorado Springs area military events starting Nov. 27, 2016

By: - 0 Sun, Nov 27, 2016

THROUGH DEC. 31 Patriotic Quilts Exhibit - Created by veterans, many who have participated in the Fine Arts Center's Military and the Arts: Creative...

First U.S. service member killed in Syria was a bomb disposal technician
First U.S. service member killed in Syria was a bomb disposal technician

By: - 0 Sat, Nov 26, 2016

A U.S. Navy bomb disposal technician was killed by an improvised explosive device in northern Syria on Thursday, the Pentagon announced in a statement....

First U.S. service member killed in Syria on Thanksgiving Day
First U.S. service member killed in Syria on Thanksgiving Day

By: - 0 Fri, Nov 25, 2016

A U.S. service member was killed by an improvised explosive device in northern Syria on Thursday, the Pentagon announced in a statement. The...

The military parade for Donald Trump has come early
The military parade for Donald Trump has come early

By: - 0 Fri, Nov 25, 2016

WASHINGTON — The military parade for Donald Trump has come early. Two months before Inauguration Day festivities, an extraordinary number of recently...

Iraq War veteran receives gift that evokes memories of fallen comrade and snowboarding buddy
Iraq War veteran receives gift that evokes memories of fallen comrade and snowboarding buddy

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Nov 25, 2016

A heart-wrenching story has turned heartwarming, and a local Iraq War veteran says he couldn't be more grateful for everyone who had a hand in the...

Navy: Hackers accessed personal data for more than 130,000  sailors
Navy: Hackers accessed personal data for more than 130,000 sailors

By: - 0 Thu, Nov 24, 2016

WASHINGTON — The Navy says the names, Social Security numbers and other sensitive details of 134,386 current and former sailors have been breached on a...

Memoir of slain soldier's father Khizr Khan to be published
Memoir of slain soldier's father Khizr Khan to be published

By: - 0 Wed, Nov 23, 2016

NEW YORK — Random House says it plans to publish a memoir by Khizr Khan, the immigrant from Pakistan who spoke at the Democratic National Convention...

Cook, carve and chow - Fort Carson soldiers prep food for Salvation Army Thanksgiving meals
Cook, carve and chow - Fort Carson soldiers prep food for Salvation Army Thanksgiving meals

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Wed, Nov 23, 2016

Turkey carving isn't for the faint of heart, says Fort Carson culinary Staff Sgt. Nicholas Davis. "There's ripping and pulling and pulling and...

Colorado Springs man files lawsuit against Fort Carson color guard
Colorado Springs man files lawsuit against Fort Carson color guard

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Wed, Nov 23, 2016

A Colorado Springs man claims in a lawsuit against the United States that he was beaten by a drunken member of Fort Carson's mounted color guard during...

Operation Homefront brings comfort of holiday meal to Colorado Springs military families
Operation Homefront brings comfort of holiday meal to Colorado Springs military families

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, Nov 22, 2016

Outside a Safeway in Fountain, while Operation Homefront volunteers distributed supplies for holiday meals to military families, a shopper approached...

One month after Colorado Springs flight, War World II pilot Frank Royal dies
One month after Colorado Springs flight, War World II pilot Frank Royal dies

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Tue, Nov 22, 2016

World War II veteran Air Force Col. Frank Royal died Saturday, a month after he took a final flight in Colorado Springs alongside the P-38 he flew in...

Colorado shows nation’s largest spike in the number of homeless veterans
Colorado shows nation’s largest spike in the number of homeless veterans

By: - 0 Mon, Nov 21, 2016

Alfred Zabawa joined hundreds of military veterans streaming into Colorado last year for legal pot or to find a job in a state with a thriving economy,...

Fort Carson invites you to invite a soldier for Thanksgiving
Fort Carson invites you to invite a soldier for Thanksgiving

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Mon, Nov 21, 2016

If you have an extra seat at your Thanksgiving table, a Colorado Springs nonprofit would like to help you fill it. Citizen Soldier Connection is...

Gold Star family of slain California soldier booed on flight
Gold Star family of slain California soldier booed on flight

By: - 0 Mon, Nov 21, 2016

STOCKTON, Calif. — The father of a California soldier recently killed in Afghanistan says he felt disrespected and hurt by passengers who booed him and...

Controversy continues over commissary pricing tactics
Controversy continues over commissary pricing tactics

By: - 0 Mon, Nov 21, 2016

Product buyers for the Defense Commissary Agency are becoming very unpopular with many grocery suppliers. The buyers are confronting them with canned...

Colorado shows nation’s largest spike in the number of homeless veterans
Colorado shows nation’s largest spike in the number of homeless veterans

By: - 0 Sun, Nov 20, 2016

Alfred Zabawa joined hundreds of military veterans streaming into Colorado last year for legal pot or to find a job in a state with a thriving economy,...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Nov. 20, 2016

By: - 0 Sun, Nov 20, 2016

THROUGH DEC. 31 Patriotic Quilts Exhibit - Created by veterans, many who have participated in the Fine Arts Center's Military and the Arts: Creative...

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