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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...

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Land use study could build harmony between bases, neighbors

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Colorado Springs area military events starting May 22, 2016
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THROUGH MAY

Free rides - Active-duty military members ride free on Mountain Metropolitan Transit fixed-route buses when military ID is...

Congressional panel holds Denver hearing on VA health care
By: - 0 Fri, May 20, 2016

DENVER — A congressional subcommittee is holding a hearing in Denver to take testimony on VA hospitals and on prescription drugs for veterans.

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Colorado Springs mayor proud of award that measures how community treats troops
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Wed, May 18, 2016

Colorado Springs has picked up plenty of plaudits in recent months, including a rating as the nation's fifth-best city to live in and praise for its...

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Army's civilian boss has confidence in Fort Carson future
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, May 15, 2016

The Army's civilian leader expressed glee after firing a couple of 120 mm tank rounds at a Fort Carson training range last week.

Acting Army...

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Military Update: Per senate panel, military pay raise caps should continue
By: - 0 Sun, May 15, 2016

For a fourth straight year, military personnel could see their basic pay increase fall short of average wage growth in the private sector.

That...

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Unearthing a wartime camp
By: - 0 Sun, May 15, 2016

CHATHAM TOWNSHIP, N.J. - On a gently sloping hillside studded with pine trees, clues to a Revolutionary War mystery are slowly being revealed,...

Colorado Springs area military events starting May 15, 2016
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Armed Forces Week Concert - "Our American Heroes" with the Air Force Academy Band, 7 p.m., Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave.,...

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Talk between cadets and defense secretary covers transgender troops, Russian aggression, drones
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Fri, May 13, 2016

Air Force Academy cadets had plenty of questions for Defense Secretary Ashton Carter on Thursday, including when the Pentagon will accept transgender...

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Schriever Air Force Base colonel headed to trial on allegations of rape, adultery, dirty selfie
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Wed, May 11, 2016

A Schriever Air Force Base colonel will head to court-martial in August on a pile of charges, including multiple instances of adultery and a sexual...

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'I'm in this war, too!': U.S. Army Women's Museum gives credit where it's due
By: - 0 Sun, May 8, 2016

FORT LEE, Va.

It reads like a John le Carré novel. A young woman dresses as a man, enlists in the Army and engages in combat. Later, she...

Military Update: Senate deal could expand caregiver program for older veterans
By: - 0 Sun, May 8, 2016

A showpiece of the Veterans First package unveiled last month is a multibillion-dollar initiative to phase in for older generations of severely...

General: Colorado Guard program lets troops 'make a difference in the world'
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, May 8, 2016

Part-time troops are helping bring stability to the Balkans and the Middle East through a partnership program, says Colorado National Guard boss Maj....

Colorado Springs area military events starting with May 8, 2016
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THROUGH MAY

Free Rides - Active-duty military members ride free on Mountain Metropolitan Transit fixed-route buses when military ID is...

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Photos: Tuskegee Airmen celebrated at the Air Force Academy
By: - 0 Tue, May 3, 2016

The annual Tuskegee Airmen Celebration took place at the Air Force Academy on Monday.

The event included a wreath-laying ceremony at the...

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