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

By: Tom Roeder - 0 9 hr ago

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 14 hr ago

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

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 Sun, Feb 19, 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...

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

By: - 0 Sun, Feb 19, 2017

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...

Rep. Coffman renews push for mental health care for all veterans who need it
Rep. Coffman renews push for mental health care for all veterans who need it

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

A bill from Colorado Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman would allow combat veterans with bad discharges to get emergency mental health care from the...

Air Force's top computer warfare expert says U.S. has fallen behind
Air Force's top computer warfare expert says U.S. has fallen behind

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Wed, Feb 8, 2017

Air Force's top computer warfare expert compared his service's i`nternet efforts to being the Patriots at halftime of last Sunday's Super Bowl. The...

WATCH: Soldiers from Fort Carson surprised in Super Bowl ad
WATCH: Soldiers from Fort Carson surprised in Super Bowl ad

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 7, 2017

Normally a "soldier surprise" is a soldier returning home early and surprising their family. Hyundai decided to reverse the roles and showcase the...

Wargame of cyber proportions unfolds in Colorado Springs symposium
Wargame of cyber proportions unfolds in Colorado Springs symposium

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Tue, Feb 7, 2017

The way to hack an oil refinery seemed rather basic, or "basisk" to a team of potential hackers playing the part of nation-state, backed perhaps by the...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Feb. 5, 2017

By: - 0 Sun, Feb 5, 2017

WEDNESDAY Air Force men's basketball vs. New Mexico - 7 p.m., Clune Arena, Air Force Academy, go to goairforcefalcons.com for tickets. FRIDAY AND...

Fort Carson cooks vying for recognition as Army's top field kitchen
Fort Carson cooks vying for recognition as Army's top field kitchen

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sat, Feb 4, 2017

Soldiers sweating over hot stoves on a Fort Carson training range last week say the Super Bowl has nothing on the Army's top culinary challenge. A...

Army Reserve engineers return from Iraq happy to resume civilian lives
Army Reserve engineers return from Iraq happy to resume civilian lives

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sat, Feb 4, 2017

The 282nd Engineer Company came home to Fort Carson after nine months in the Middle East with a ceremony that marked an end for some of its soldiers...

Winning strategy in Mosul
Winning strategy in Mosul

By: - 0 Sat, Feb 4, 2017

A secret plan, sketched out by U.S. special forces and Iraqi officers, has driven Islamic State terrorists from their strongholds on the eastern bank...

Lockheed Martin, Pentagon announce F-35 deal that shaves $728M in costs
Lockheed Martin, Pentagon announce F-35 deal that shaves $728M in costs

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 3, 2017

The Pentagon and Lockheed Martin announced on Friday a contract deal for the next batch of 90 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets that shaves $728 million...

Colorado Springs at the center of learning a foreign language - government acronyms - and making millions
Colorado Springs at the center of learning a foreign language - government acronyms - and making millions

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Fri, Feb 3, 2017

Would-be military contractors got a string of acronyms only occasionally interrupted by a verb at a two-hour meeting in Colorado Springs on Thursday...

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