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NY museum posts WWII sketches found by Colorado man of unidentified US soldiers
NY museum posts WWII sketches found by Colorado man of unidentified US soldiers

By: - 0 10 hr ago

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — More than a dozen sketches of American soldiers who served during World War II have been posted on a New York museum's website...

Fort Carson releases names of 2 soldiers killed in helicopter crash
Fort Carson releases names of 2 soldiers killed in helicopter crash

By: Tom Roeder - 0 13 hr ago

The Army on Monday released the names of two Fort Carson soldiers killed in a helicopter crash during training in the Southern California desert early...

Flags lowered Monday to honor Fort Carson Green Beret killed in Afghanistan
Flags lowered Monday to honor Fort Carson Green Beret killed in Afghanistan

By: Tony Peck - 0 Mon, Jan 22, 2018

Flags across Colorado will be flown at half-staff Monday to honor a Fort Carson Green Beret who died in Afghanistan. Sgt. 1st Class Mihail Golin was...

Best-selling Manitou Springs author recounts mission in Afghanistan
Best-selling Manitou Springs author recounts mission in Afghanistan

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Mon, Jan 22, 2018

The devastation of 9/11 inspired an influx of U.S. military recruits. Staff Sgt. Michael Golembesky was one of them. The now 41-year-old from...

Two Fort Carson soldiers killed in helicopter crash during training in California
Two Fort Carson soldiers killed in helicopter crash during training in California

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Mon, Jan 22, 2018

Two Fort Carson soldiers died Saturday in a helicopter crash during training in the Southern California desert, officials said. An AH-64 Apache...

Disabled Colorado Springs vet gets inventive boost from Colorado School of Mines
Disabled Colorado Springs vet gets inventive boost from Colorado School of Mines

By: Tony Peck - 0 Sun, Jan 21, 2018

A paralyzed Colorado Springs veteran will receive student-designed custom wheelchair equipment this spring from the Colorado School of Mines. Staff...

Pence accuses Congress of playing politics with military pay
Pence accuses Congress of playing politics with military pay

By: - 0 Sun, Jan 21, 2018

NEAR THE SYRIAN BORDER — Vice President Mike Pence, weighing in from the Middle East on the shutdown in Washington, accused the U.S. Congress of...

VA targets misleading refinance schemes
VA targets misleading refinance schemes

By: - 0 Sun, Jan 21, 2018

Phone calls can begin only a day after veterans close on VA-guaranteed home loans. Brokers claim they can offer an even lower interest rate, or a...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Jan. 21, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sun, Jan 21, 2018

THROUGH NOVEMBER "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...

Potential shutdown would hit hardest at Colorado Springs military bases
Potential shutdown would hit hardest at Colorado Springs military bases

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Fri, Jan 19, 2018

Hurried shutdown planning meetings began at military bases across the Pikes Peak region and Colorado Springs on Wednesday as leaders prepared for...

Thursday satellite launch aims to bolster missile defense
Thursday satellite launch aims to bolster missile defense

By: Tony Peck - 0 Thu, Jan 18, 2018

In the wake of Hawaii's weekend missile warning scare, the Air Force is preparing to deploy a new satellite to spot incoming threats. The mission,...

Auditors raise more concerns about Denver VA hospital costs
Auditors raise more concerns about Denver VA hospital costs

By: - 0 Wed, Jan 17, 2018

DENVER — Government auditors raised concerns Wednesday about the cost of medical equipment and furniture for a new veterans hospital in suburban Denver...

America's fastest spy plane could be back - and hypersonic
America's fastest spy plane could be back - and hypersonic

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 16, 2018

For years, Lockheed Martin has been developing a successor to one of the fastest aircraft the world has ever seen, the SR-71 Blackbird, the Cold War...

Colorado Springs nonprofit provides hearty meals, family environment for more than 100 soldiers
Colorado Springs nonprofit provides hearty meals, family environment for more than 100 soldiers

By: Tony Peck - 0 Mon, Jan 15, 2018

More than 100 soldiers ate homemade turkey and ham with local families this holiday season thanks to local nonprofit. It was a big boost for Citizen...

Missile-alert error leads to reassignment of employee
Missile-alert error leads to reassignment of employee

By: - 0 Mon, Jan 15, 2018

HONOLULU — When Jonathan Scheuer got an alert on his phone of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii, he and his family didn’t know what to do. They...

Colorado Springs veteran wants to give region's war heroes their due
Colorado Springs veteran wants to give region's war heroes their due

By: Tony Peck - 0 Mon, Jan 15, 2018

One Colorado Springs veteran believes so fervently in keeping alive the memory of the region's Medal of Honor recipients that he has their initials...

AROUND TOWN: 2017 Colorado Springs Debutantes part of a 51-year tradition
AROUND TOWN: 2017 Colorado Springs Debutantes part of a 51-year tradition

By: Linda Navarro - Sun, Jan 14, 2018

A formal 51-year holiday tradition celebrated 24 local young women as the 2017 Colorado Springs Debutantes Dec. 22 at The Broadmoor International...

Drones keep entering no-fly zones over Washington, raising security concerns
Drones keep entering no-fly zones over Washington, raising security concerns

By: - 0 Sat, Jan 13, 2018

Over a career that has taken him to Afghanistan and Iraq, Col. Patrick Duggan has seen the lethal power of drones. Now, as a base commander in the...

‘BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII,’ the alert screamed. It was a false alarm.
‘BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII,’ the alert screamed. It was a false alarm.

By: - 0 Sat, Jan 13, 2018

A push alert that warned of ballistic missile heading straight for Hawaii and sent residents into a full-blown panic Saturday was a mistake, state...

VA will pay up for emergency care claims
VA will pay up for emergency care claims

By: - 0 Sat, Jan 13, 2018

The Veterans Affairs Department published a revised rule Jan. 9 that allows payment of hundreds of thousands of pending claims for private sector...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Jan. 4, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Jan 13, 2018

Military-related events in and around Colorado Springs.

Air Force Academy cadet faces court-martial in bathroom peeping incidents
Air Force Academy cadet faces court-martial in bathroom peeping incidents

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Fri, Jan 12, 2018

A male Air Force Academy cadet accused of taking pictures of female classmates inside a women's restroom on the campus faces court-martial Thursday...

Poop, pop threaten Air Force rocket program, investigators say
Poop, pop threaten Air Force rocket program, investigators say

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Fri, Jan 12, 2018

Pentagon investigators have found that Air Force rocket programs have a poopy problem with messy factories and sloppy procedures that could endanger...

Colorado Springs mom lauds Trump's order on mental health care for returning vets
Colorado Springs mom lauds Trump's order on mental health care for returning vets

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Fri, Jan 12, 2018

A Colorado Springs Gold Star Mom who lost her combat-veteran son to suicide in 2015, Kim Harter is applauding an executive order signed Tuesday by...

Ex-Air Force policeman who recorded rapes sentenced to prison
Ex-Air Force policeman who recorded rapes sentenced to prison

By: Lance Benzel - Fri, Jan 12, 2018

A former Peterson Air Force Base security policeman who led a double life while raping sex workers at gunpoint is headed for decades behind bars....

Diminutive Fort Carson sergeant punching her way toward Olympics
Diminutive Fort Carson sergeant punching her way toward Olympics

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Wed, Jan 10, 2018

Sgt. Rianna Rios banged away with her M-4 rifle at a Fort Carson range Tuesday, punching holes in paper targets at 300 yards. She shot well enough to...

‘Learn his name first’: The politicizing of military widows is touching a nerve
‘Learn his name first’: The politicizing of military widows is touching a nerve

By: - 0 Sun, Jan 7, 2018

In a way, Jenn Budenz lies with him, her right hand resting on their infant, with a gaze fixed on a framed photo of Maj. Andrew Budenz...

'Chained' CPI will nip pay for retirees
'Chained' CPI will nip pay for retirees

By: - 0 Sun, Jan 7, 2018

The new Republican-passed tax law deploys a new method of tracking inflation called the "chained" Consumer Price Index, a tool that will dampen future...

UCHealth partnership gives boost to AFA doctors facing combat
UCHealth partnership gives boost to AFA doctors facing combat

By: - 0 Sun, Jan 7, 2018

A six-year-old partnership between the surgeons of the Air Force Academy and UCHealth Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs prepares doctors for...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Jan. 7, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sun, Jan 7, 2018

THROUGH NOVEMBER "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...

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