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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 looks back on her first two years on the job

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
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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
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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...

Military Update: New commissary reform plan to protect shopper savings
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The Department of Defense is modifying its approach to reform the commissary benefit with new guarantees to preserve overall shopper savings and...

General: Army plans to rely more heavily on Fort Carson soldiers to counter Russian aggression
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Sep 20, 2015

The top U.S. Army general in Europe said he will lean more heavily on Fort Carson soldiers in a bid to counter Russian aggression and assure American...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Sept. 20, 2015
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Joint Forces Retiree Appreciation Day - With opportunities for retirees to get new ID cards and DEERS services, giveaways, medical and...

Summit looks to expand resources for El Paso County veterans
By: Megan Schrader - 0 Sat, Sep 19, 2015

DENVER - A Veterans Summit hosted by four El Paso County lawmakers next week aims to match former service members with state resources available to...

Friday Military Salute: Water, Wounded Warriors and Team River Runner
By: Eric Singer - 0 Thu, Sep 17, 2015

Marc Dervaes have renewed his old friendship with the water.

Dervaes, who is part of an organization called Team River Runner, lost his right...

Photo of military moms breastfeeding in uniform goes viral
By: - 0 Mon, Sep 14, 2015

Former Air Force servicemember Tara Ruby says when she was active duty, "support for breastfeeding moms wasn't even an option to consider," according...

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