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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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Fort Carson pushes forward with sustainable energy despite mixed signals

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'Did I just get fired on Twitter?' Fort Carson's first transgender soldier reacts to Trump's ban announcement
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Yesterday

Fort Carson's first openly transgender soldier said she was shocked by a Wednesday presidential tweet that called for a sweeping ban on transgender...

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Kristin Beck, transgender Navy SEAL hero: 'Let's meet face to face and you tell me I'm not worthy'
By: - 0 Wed, Jul 26, 2017

A retired Navy SEAL Team 6 hero who is transgender had a message for President Donald Trump after he announced the US military would bar...

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WATCH: Air Force Academy freshmen start final phase of summer training
By: Liz Forster - 0 Tue, Jul 25, 2017

Pounding footsteps through the hills of Jacks Valley sounded like muffled thunder Monday morning, as 1,199 freshmen from the Air Force Academy...

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Colorado Springs area military events starting July 23, 2017
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Aviation Summer Youth Tours - 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Saturdays, National Museum of World War II Aviation, 755 Aviation...

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Veterans earn jobs through Fort Carson fellowship
By: Seth Bodine - 0 Mon, Jul 17, 2017

A new fellowship program in the Pikes Peak region is helping veterans translate their military skills into jobs with local government.


Colorado Springs area military events starting July 16, 2017
By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Jul 15, 2017

A look at upcoming military events in the Colorado Springs-area starting Sunday, July 16.

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2nd Brigade ceremony starts season of leadership changes at Fort Carson
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Jul 9, 2017

Fort Carson's 2nd Brigade Combat Team celebrated the accomplishments of an old boss while welcoming a new boss this month.

The 3,500-soldier...

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Vets test online access to exchange
By: - 0 Sun, Jul 9, 2017

The last time Forrest Cornelius, 51, shopped in a base exchange was 1989 when he completed his six-year stint in the Marine Corps. He recalls saving...

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Colorado Springs area military events starting July 9, 2017
By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Jul 8, 2017

Military-related events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning July 9, 2017.

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Fort Carson soldiers face grueling test for Expert Infantry Badge
By: Caroline Laganas - 0 Sun, Jul 2, 2017

Soldiers' hearts pounded as they fought for victory - not on the battlefield, but for a badge to wear on their chests.

Last week, about 700...

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Despite spending plan, fight looms over defense budget
By: - 0 Sun, Jul 2, 2017

The House Armed Services Committee cleared a $696.5 billion fiscal 2018 defense authorization bill last week, but supporters warn it will be sliced...

Colorado Springs area military events starting July 2, 2017
By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Jul 1, 2017

Military-related events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning July 2, 2017.

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