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New Air Force Space Command boss works to advance America's options in orbit, on Internet
New Air Force Space Command boss works to advance America's options in orbit, on Internet

By: Tom Roeder - 0 15 hr ago

Gen. Jay Raymond's first months at Air Force Space Command have confirmed what he already knew. "Space is no longer a peaceful domain," he said last...

Long journey for Fort Carson medic from Vietnam
Long journey for Fort Carson medic from Vietnam

By: Tom Roeder - 0 17 hr ago

Fort Carson Command Sgt. Maj. Ly Lac remembers going to basic training 30 years ago. "It was so easy," he said. War, growing responsibility and...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Feb. 26, 2017

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MARCH 8 Navy League Dinner and Guest Presentations - Open to all supporters of the sea services, 5:30 p.m. social hour, 6:30 p.m. dinner, Falcon Club,...

Lockheed Martin to move 650 positions to Colorado, Florida
Lockheed Martin to move 650 positions to Colorado, Florida

By: - 0 Sat, Feb 25, 2017

Lockheed Martin will move 650 jobs to Colorado and Florida over the next eight years as part of the relocation of its fleet ballistic missile program....

Army veteran starts 'fight club' to help others with PTSD
Army veteran starts 'fight club' to help others with PTSD

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Todd Vance was serving in the US Army when the September 11 attacks occurred. "I decided to re-enlist for another three years," he said. "And I asked...

99-year-old Colorado veteran to receive honors from Perlmutter
99-year-old Colorado veteran to receive honors from Perlmutter

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Buford Johnson never rose above the rank of Army private first class during World War II, but heroism for a veteran isn't measured in stripes. The...

World War II fighter pilot tells AFA cadets giving up hatred a powerful lesson
World War II fighter pilot tells AFA cadets giving up hatred a powerful lesson

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Jerry Yellin said he didn't come home from World War II until 1975. The fighter pilot who flew one of the last American missions over Japan said he...

Large-caliber training exercises expected to make a ruckus around Fort Carson in coming weeks
Large-caliber training exercises expected to make a ruckus around Fort Carson in coming weeks

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Training exercises at Fort Carson are likely to cause some commotion in the next month, kicking up dust and creating extra noise for area residents....

The comeback: Scarred by war, Air Force sergeant returns to the skies
The comeback: Scarred by war, Air Force sergeant returns to the skies

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

A dozen years after he was nearly killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan, Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro was on the verge Saturday of completing a...

Terrorists are building drones. France is destroying them with eagles
Terrorists are building drones. France is destroying them with eagles

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Under French military supervision, four golden eagle chicks hatched last year atop drones — born into a world of terror and machines they would be bred...

Aviation museum eyes potential move to downtown Colorado Springs
Aviation museum eyes potential move to downtown Colorado Springs

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

The most-often asked question about putting National Museum of World War II Aviation downtown is also one of the easiest to answer. It turns out that...

Trump's new Security Council boss has Colorado Springs ties
Trump's new Security Council boss has Colorado Springs ties

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

The new head of the National Security Council will be a familiar face in Colorado Springs. President Donald Trump on Monday named Army. Lt. Gen. H.R....

Trump taps military strategist as national security adviser
Trump taps military strategist as national security adviser

By: - 0 Mon, Feb 20, 2017

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser. Trump announced the pick...

Mattis to decide soon on troop levels in Afghanistan
Mattis to decide soon on troop levels in Afghanistan

By: - 0 Sun, Feb 19, 2017

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he plans to make some decisions soon on whether to recommend an increase in...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Feb. 19, 2017

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TUESDAY "Leading on the Trailing Edge" Airmen in Afghanistan, 2006-07" - Lecture, 7 p.m., Monument Public Library, Meeting Room, 1706 Lake Woodmoor...

WWII vet who led ‘Reunion of Honor’ tours dies
WWII vet who led ‘Reunion of Honor’ tours dies

By: - 0 Sat, Feb 18, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Marine Lt. Gen. Lawrence F. Snowden, who fought in the battle of Iwo Jima and led reconciliation reunions to the Pacific island in...

Air Force Academy cadet team designing a next generation space station
Air Force Academy cadet team designing a next generation space station

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sat, Feb 18, 2017

The race to design the next generation of space stations is underway and a team of Air Force Academy cadets may have an early lead. Cadets came up...

NASA study based in Colorado Springs could change how world sees snow
NASA study based in Colorado Springs could change how world sees snow

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sat, Feb 18, 2017

A Navy plane making frequent flights over Colorado's western mountains is part of a big NASA push to build a satellite that can measure the moisture in...

Wounded warriors battle traumas of war with the joys of gardening in Colorado Springs
Wounded warriors battle traumas of war with the joys of gardening in Colorado Springs

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

A gardening workshop Thursday in Colorado Springs aimed to show ex-soldiers still grappling with the trauma of war how they can find solace in their...

Study finds good news in blended  retirements
Study finds good news in blended retirements

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

A new study commissioned by the Marine Corps concludes that the new Blended Retirement System won't endanger force retention under any reasonable set...

Fort Carson leaders easily pass physical test for new recruits
Fort Carson leaders easily pass physical test for new recruits

By: Matt Steiner - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Ten of Fort Carson's highest ranked enlisted soldiers stretched and loosened up their muscles shortly after 6 a.m. Wednesday, preparing to endure a set...

U.S. official: Russia deployed missile in violation of treaty
U.S. official: Russia deployed missile in violation of treaty

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

WASHINGTON — Russia has deployed a cruise missile in violation of a Cold War-era arms control treaty, a Trump administration official said Tuesday, a...

Fort Carson to host job fair Thursday
Fort Carson to host job fair Thursday

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 14, 2017

More than 75 employers representing over 2,000 job opportunities are scheduled to attend the "Keys to Success" Job Fair for veterans, transitioning...

Army of the future taking a brains over brawn approach in planning for future conflicts
Army of the future taking a brains over brawn approach in planning for future conflicts

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Feb 12, 2017

The Army is pondering its future, but not in the way you might think. Gen. David Perkins, the service's chief seer as head of Training and Doctrine...

Pentagon launches effort to solve a baffling WWII mystery
Pentagon launches effort to solve a baffling WWII mystery

By: - 0 Sun, Feb 12, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. — The Pentagon is launching efforts to solve a baffling World War II mystery: whether dozens of U.S. sailors listed as missing from a ship...

Colorado Springs area military events starting with date Feb. 12, 2017

By: - 0 Sun, Feb 12, 2017

WEDNESDAY Air Force men's basketball vs. Nevada - 7 p.m., Clune Arena, Air Force Academy, go to goairforcefalcons.com for tickets. SATURDAY...

'Band of Brothers' veteran Edward Tipper dies in Colorado
'Band of Brothers' veteran Edward Tipper dies in Colorado

By: - 0 Sat, Feb 11, 2017

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Edward Tipper, a World War II paratrooper who was portrayed in the HBO series "Band of Brothers," has died. He was 95. His...

A free car for a southern Colorado veteran and hope for a better future
A free car for a southern Colorado veteran and hope for a better future

By: Eric Singer - 0 Fri, Feb 10, 2017

A four-wheeled dream came true for Air Force veteran Daniel Shaub thanks to a woman he has never met. This honorably discharged Iraq War veteran lives...

Chinese aircraft passes within a 1,000 feet of Navy anti-submarine plane in 'unsafe' encounter, Pentagon says
Chinese aircraft passes within a 1,000 feet of Navy anti-submarine plane in 'unsafe' encounter, Pentagon says

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 10, 2017

A Chinese military aircraft crossed near the nose of a Navy P-3C Orion anti-submarine and surveillance plane Wednesday, flying within about 1,000 feet...

Colorado Springs' growing cyber industry takes center stage
Colorado Springs' growing cyber industry takes center stage

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Thu, Feb 9, 2017

The growth of the cybersecurity industry in Colorado Springs was in the spotlight at the Rocky Mountain Cyberspace Symposium as generals and Colorado...

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