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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

'Blatant dishonesty and corruption:' Care delays at Colorado Springs VA clinic spur outrage

Colorado Springs area military events starting Feb. 7, 2016
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The Military Retiree/Spouses Activities Office monthly luncheon - Kevin Gilmartin will speak on the Federal Long-Term Care Insurance...

VIDEO: Porn star takes Army sergeant to adult entertainment awards in Vegas
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It takes some serious style to attract eyeballs while surrounded by actresses at an adult-film awards show, but Anthony Berg had one thing no other...

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Museum celebrates Cheyenne Mountain’s 50 years as military icon, engineering marvel
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Dug deep into the center of Cheyenne Mountain on the southwest side of Colorado Springs, the Cheyenne Mountain Complex was designed in the early...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Jan. 31, 2016
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Dinner Presentation on Expanded Role of the U.S. Marine Corps - Casual evening of networking open to all supporters of the sea...

Military Update: Lawmakers question VA spending on electronic benefits system
By: - 0 Sun, Jan 31, 2016

Over the past five years, since Republicans won control of the House, the Department of Veteran Affairs has been flogged publicly many times, often...

Colorado Springs charity wants donors to eat like soldiers
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Jan 31, 2016

The Home Front Cares is hoping a few hundred more people in the Pikes Peak region want to eat like a soldier as it continues a fundraising campaign...

Upstart rocket builder gets Air Force certification
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Jan 31, 2016

The Air Force is closer to launching satellites on a new rocket after the service issued a certification for Space-X's upgraded Falcon 9 last...

Report calls for sweeping Army changes while praising Colorado Springs brigade
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sat, Jan 30, 2016

The Army needs to better focus on missile defense and anti-aircraft duties and should cut two infantry brigades to beef up other areas that have...

Pentagon to expand family leave
By: - 0 Thu, Jan 28, 2016

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Ash Carter intends to double the length of fully paid materinity leave for female service members and will also work...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Jan. 24, 2016
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USS Colorado (SSN 788) commissioning committee ship's crest art competition - Winner will have artwork displayed throughout...

Military Update: Lawmakers will have final say on combat jobs for women
By: - 0 Sun, Jan 24, 2016

Six days before he closed out a 45-year Marine Corps career, Gen. John Kelly sounded an alarm.

Kelly, who headed U.S. Southern Command before...

Amputee Iraq veteran hands triathlon challenge to Fort Carson troops
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Jan 24, 2016

Iraq amputee Melissa Stockwell told a group of wounded, injured and ill Fort Carson soldiers that triathlon training saved her life after a bomb took...

Air Force Academy: Another delay in opening of school's Polaris Hall
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Wed, Jan 20, 2016

Already a year behind schedule, the Air Force Academy's Polaris Hall won't open until at least mid-March after a broken pipe soaked floors and...

Colorado Springs group trying to get ahead of looming military base closures
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Tue, Jan 19, 2016

The next round of base closures is at least two years away, but local military boosters are ramping up efforts to protect local installations and...

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