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Amid budget uncertainty, airmen in Colorado Springs prepare to fight fires

Wed, May 14, 2014 - 7:55 PM 0

Four-engine C-130s will fly low over the mountains south of Pikes Peak for the next week as airmen with a Peterson Air Force Base wing...

News: Education

Air Force Academy graduation tickets available

Wed, May 14, 2014 - 3:58 PM 0

Tickets to the Air Force Academy's May 28 graduation will be handed out at three locations starting Friday. The tickets are free, and they...

News: Local News

Soldiers' advocates say Fort Carson banned them

Fri, May 16, 2014 - 9:06 AM 0

DENVER — Two veterans who advocate for injured or mentally ill soldiers filed a lawsuit saying they have been illegally barred from Fort Carson.

News: U.S. & World

Obama presents top medal to Afghanistan veteran

Tue, May 13, 2014 - 4:56 PM 0

WASHINGTON — It could have been over for Kyle J. White just 30 seconds into the firefight with the Taliban, when a rocket-propelled grenade...

Air Force Academy superintendent Michelle Johnson: All of our cadets go pro

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I love sports - the competition, the teamwork, the athleticism. Our twin boys even humor me when I'm not traveling, and we go shoot hoops, throw the ball, or even see who can do the most flips and twists on the trampoline. You can guess who wins;...

Scammers posing as soldiers are at it again, Army warns
By: Tom Roeder - 0 18 hr ago

Scammers posing as soldiers are again out in force looking for love online, the Army's Criminal Investigation Command reports.

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Military Update: Conferees shape leaner budget for pay, benefits
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Military members and families have little to cheer from compromises House and Senate conferees have reached as they finalized details of key...

Military Briefs
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CC to hold vet events during homecoming

Colorado College will host events for the school's veterans along with its annual homecoming...

Air Force Academy superintendent looks back on her first two years on the job
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Yesterday

In her first days on the job at the Air Force Academy, Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson found herself justifying the school's existence amid a Pentagon...

Air Force Academy's Polaris Hall set for November opening
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Yesterday

The most iconic structure built on the Air Force Academy since the Cadet Chapel will open next month.

Polaris Hall, home to the school's Center...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Oct. 4, 2015
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Air Force Falcons hockey vs. Denver - 7:05 p.m. Clune Arena, Air Force Academy, go online for tickets:...

Thousands of Fort Carson soldiers set to fight mock battles
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Sep 27, 2015

More than 4,000 Fort Carson soldiers will fight their way through mock battles starting Monday as the post's 2nd Brigade Combat team begins a...

UCCS working to upgrade veterans center
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Sep 27, 2015

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will double the size of its center for student veterans next year thanks to a donation.


Fountain cemetery tour provides glimpse into the lives of veterans buried there
By: Stephen Hobbs - 0 Sun, Sep 27, 2015

An annual exploration of Fountain's Fairview Cemetery mixed history and reverence for veterans buried at its grounds.

The event, run by the...

Pentagon enlisting outsiders to help search for U.S. WWII MIAs
By: - 0 Sun, Sep 27, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. - Justin Taylan has been to the remote Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea dozens of times over the past two decades, spending...

Military Update: DOD resists push to roll back compound drug rules
By: - 0 Sun, Sep 27, 2015

Thirty-one House members, most of whom, public records show, got campaign dollars from compound drug lobbyists, are pressing the Department of...

Army gathering looks to space
By: - 0 Sun, Sep 27, 2015

Army gathering looks to space

Army space experts from around the nation gathered in Colorado Springs last week to talk tactics and share...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Sept. 27, 2015
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Pikes Peak Workforce Center Fall Job Fair - For ages 18 and older, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., with early entry for veterans, transitioning...

Fewer recruits citing 9/11 as reason for joining military
By: - 0 Sun, Sep 20, 2015

GREENVILLE, N.C. - Lt. Col. Roxane Engelbrecht was a junior Air Force officer on Sept. 11, 2001. Sgt. 1st Class Robert Meola was a newly enlisted...

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