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Islamic State fight shows progress overseas but concerns rise at home
Islamic State fight shows progress overseas but concerns rise at home

By: Tom Roeder - 0 11 hr ago

ASPEN – America is making progress overseas against Islamic State terrorists, but success at home lags as police and intelligence experts struggle to...

Social media a key battleground in America's Islamic State fight
Social media a key battleground in America's Islamic State fight

By: Tom Roeder - 0 19 hr ago

ASPEN -- The most important battlefields in America’s war against Islamic State terrorists may be Twitter and Facebook, experts told a crowd at the...

WWII aircraft will stop in Colorado Springs for public tours, flights
WWII aircraft will stop in Colorado Springs for public tours, flights

By: Jake Allen - 0 20 hr ago

The Wings of Freedom Tour is coming to Colorado Springs, and visitors can step back into 1944 and experience an aeronautical snippet of World War...

Buffalo Soldiers honored with highway naming, Colorado Springs monument
Buffalo Soldiers honored with highway naming, Colorado Springs monument

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Yesterday

Two years ago, a group of Colorado Springs residents came together because they believed an important part of American black history was being...

Top U.S. cyber cop: More cooperation needed to keep Americans safe
Top U.S. cyber cop: More cooperation needed to keep Americans safe

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Yesterday

ASPEN - America's top cyber cop told a crowd at the Aspen Security Forum on Thursday that more cooperation with the private sector is needed to keep...

America's spymaster says nation shows signs of 'instability'

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Thu, Jul 28, 2016

ASPEN – Two-thirds of the world’s nations show signs of internal instability and the United States could be joining the list, warned James Clapper,...

General tells Aspen conference Turkey tumult cause for worry
General tells Aspen conference Turkey tumult cause for worry

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Thu, Jul 28, 2016

ASPEN -- Military leaders are waiting and watching to see how the failed coup in Turkey impacts America’s close ties and heavy reliance on one of its...

Name released of Fort Carson soldier who died after PT
Name released of Fort Carson soldier who died after PT

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Jul 28, 2016

A soldier who died Monday following routine physical training at Fort Carson has been identified as Spc. Matthew R. Hester.

Hester, 28,...

Homeland Security chief criticizes politicians' 'overheated rhetoric' related to Muslims, immigration
Homeland Security chief criticizes politicians' 'overheated rhetoric' related to Muslims, immigration

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Wed, Jul 27, 2016

ASPEN - Homeland Security director Jeh Johnson on Wednesday described his agency's efforts to have Muslim-Americans help law enforcement identify...

What do ordinary citizens in the Arab world really think about the Islamic State?
What do ordinary citizens in the Arab world really think about the Islamic State?

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 27, 2016

What do ordinary Arabs think about the Islamic State? This spring, we added several questions to the standard battery of Arab Barometer surveys to...

LISTEN: Thunderbirds pilot talks of avoiding Colorado Springs home as crash audio is released
LISTEN: Thunderbirds pilot talks of avoiding Colorado Springs home as crash audio is released

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Wed, Jul 27, 2016

The Air Force investigation into the Colorado Springs crash of an Air Force Thunderbirds jet continues, but details from the wreck have been...

US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valor
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valor

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 27, 2016

LONDON — A U.S. Marine Corps horse who served during some of the bloodiest fighting of the Korean War has been posthumously decorated for...

Punished for praying while in uniform, Klingenschmitt feels he helped to change Navy policy
Punished for praying while in uniform, Klingenschmitt feels he helped to change Navy policy

By: Jake Allen - 0 Tue, Jul 26, 2016

A Navy chaplain removed from the U.S. military for disobeying an order that said he couldn't pray in Jesus' name is hoping to present his case to the...

Fort Carson: Soldier died after morning workout
Fort Carson: Soldier died after morning workout

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Tue, Jul 26, 2016

A Fort Carson soldier who collapsed during physical training Monday morning has died, the post said in a news release.

The cause of the...

Thunderbird pilot steered clear of home before ditching jet
Thunderbird pilot steered clear of home before ditching jet

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 26, 2016

An Air Force Thunderbird pilot who ditched his jet in a Colorado Springs field moments after flying over the Air Force Academy's commencement...

VIDEO: World-record rocket launches from Fort Carson
VIDEO: World-record rocket launches from Fort Carson

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Mon, Jul 25, 2016

About 300 students and 50 mentors worked over the course of five summers to make amateur rocket science history Sunday morning.

The world's...

In Colorado Springs, Korean War sacrifices are remembered
In Colorado Springs, Korean War sacrifices are remembered

By: Matt Steiner - 0 Sun, Jul 24, 2016

The term "forgotten war" was mentioned multiple times during a ceremony Saturday in Colorado Springs to commemorate the 63rd anniversary of the...

Retired Air Force chief master sergeant invited to be KISS roadie for a day
Retired Air Force chief master sergeant invited to be KISS roadie for a day

By: Jake Allen - 0 Sun, Jul 24, 2016

Sherry Jenkins, a retired Air Force chief master sergeant, got to rock 'n' roll all day and all night with one of her favorite bands Monday.

...

How much does the Pentagon's secretive bomber really cost?
How much does the Pentagon's secretive bomber really cost?

By: - 0 Sun, Jul 24, 2016

There has been controversy swirling around the Pentagon's newest bomber program ever since last year, when the Air Force awarded the contract for...

Military Update: Commanders have a lot to learn fast on transgender issue
Military Update: Commanders have a lot to learn fast on transgender issue

By: - 0 Sun, Jul 24, 2016

Many military commanders might have been surprised June 30 when Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that transgender service members could...

Colorado Springs area military events starting July 24, 2016

By: - 0 Sun, Jul 24, 2016

THROUGH AUG. 27

Summer Youth Tours - For ages 6-13, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, National Museum of World War II Aviation, 755 Aviation Way, $10,...

Colorado man killed while fighting ISIS in Syria
Colorado man killed while fighting ISIS in Syria

By: - 0 Fri, Jul 22, 2016

DENVER — The mother of a 24-year-old Colorado man who joined Kurdish forces in their fight against the Islamic State group says her son was killed in...

Air Force announces multimillion-dollar deal to help with contaminated water in Security, Widefield and Fountain
Air Force announces multimillion-dollar deal to help with contaminated water in Security, Widefield and Fountain

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Fri, Jul 22, 2016

The Air Force plans to pay $4.3 million to begin treating water in Security, Widefield and Fountain amid the revelation that toxic chemicals...

Military Taptoo returns to Colorado Springs for 3rd year
Military Taptoo returns to Colorado Springs for 3rd year

By: Tiffany Ditto - 0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

The Colorado Military Taptoo show is returning to the Pikes Peak Center in Colorado Springs Aug. 27 to honor military spouses and families.

...

VA advisory group: Critics wrong to ignore 'MyVA' reforms
VA advisory group: Critics wrong to ignore 'MyVA' reforms

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 20, 2016

Before Donald Trump and other Republicans called for a leadership makeover to save VA health care, a committee of VA advisers asked critics to stop...

Former Colorado soldier's service medals, belongings missing after eviction
Former Colorado soldier's service medals, belongings missing after eviction

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Jul 19, 2016

Iraq War veteran Jason McDonald knows what a 400-pound improvised explosive device sounds like when it's hit. He also knows what abject fear feels...

Airlines' hiring push could have negative effect on number of military pilots
Airlines' hiring push could have negative effect on number of military pilots

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Mon, Jul 18, 2016

A Rand Corp. study has found the Air Force could lose more pilots in coming years amid a hiring surge and salary increases by the nation's largest...

Service members preserve voting rights but struggle to exercise them
Service members preserve voting rights but struggle to exercise them

By: Jake Allen - 0 Sun, Jul 17, 2016

One of the most sacred values the military protects is the right to vote, retired Air Force Col. Mike Turner says, so he is working to ensure the men...

Colorado Springs area military events starting July 17, 2016

By: - 0 Sun, Jul 17, 2016

THROUGH AUG. 27

Summer Youth Tours - For ages 6-13, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, National Museum of World War II Aviation, 755 Aviation Way, $10,...

Fort Carson general moving on to Command Center in Kansas
Fort Carson general moving on to Command Center in Kansas

By: Jake Allen - 0 Sat, Jul 16, 2016

Fort Carson's deputy commanding general, Brig. Gen. James Mingus, is moving on to a new assignment.

And he wouldn't be at the Mountain Post at...

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