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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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Military Update: Commanders have a lot to learn fast on transgender issue

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Many military commanders might have been surprised June 30 when Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that transgender service members could immediately be open about their preferred gender without fear of involuntary dismissal or denial of...

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Punished for praying while in uniform, Klingenschmitt feels he helped to change Navy policy
By: Jake Allen - 0 4 hr ago

A Navy chaplain removed from the U.S. military for disobeying an order that said he couldn't pray in Jesus' name is hoping to present his case to the...

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Retired Air Force chief master sergeant invited to be KISS roadie for a day
By: Jake Allen - 0 4 hr ago

Sherry Jenkins, a retired Air Force chief master sergeant, got to rock 'n' roll all day and all night with one of her favorite bands Monday.

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VA advisory group: Critics wrong to ignore 'MyVA' reforms
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Before Donald Trump and other Republicans called for a leadership makeover to save VA health care, a committee of VA advisers asked critics to stop...

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Airlines' hiring push could have negative effect on number of military pilots
By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Mon, Jul 18, 2016

A Rand Corp. study has found the Air Force could lose more pilots in coming years amid a hiring surge and salary increases by the nation's largest...

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Service members preserve voting rights but struggle to exercise them
By: Jake Allen - 0 Sun, Jul 17, 2016

One of the most sacred values the military protects is the right to vote, retired Air Force Col. Mike Turner says, so he is working to ensure the men...

Colorado Springs area military events starting July 17, 2016
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THROUGH AUG. 27

Summer Youth Tours - For ages 6-13, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, National Museum of World War II Aviation, 755 Aviation Way, $10,...

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WWII aircraft will stop in Colorado Springs for public tours, flights
By: Jake Allen - 0 Tue, Jul 12, 2016

The Wings of Freedom Tour is coming to Colorado Springs, and visitors can step back into 1944 and experience an aeronautical snippet of World War...

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Multitasking soldier is also mom, student and intern
By: - 0 Sun, Jul 10, 2016

It's not quite a summer vacation for Guisel Marmolejo, as she is spending her summer days in a lab or searching area streams for water samples.

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Colorado Springs area military events starting July 10, 2016
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THROUGH AUG. 27

Summer Youth Tours - For ages 6-13, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturdays, National Museum of World War II Aviation, 755 Aviation Way,...

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Saluting the flag and all it stands for
By: - 0 Tue, Jul 5, 2016

When President Barack Obama exclaimed, "Bring Home the Gold, David!" at the Air Force Academy's 2016 Commencement, newly commissioned graduate and...

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Army, union team to train Colorado Springs troops in plumbing, pipefitting
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Mon, Jul 4, 2016

A group of Fort Carson soldiers traded their Kevlar helmets for construction hardhats last week as part of a union-backed program to teach a trade to...

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58-year year marriage of two nations celebrated in Colorado Springs
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Jul 3, 2016

Two military leaders attended a patriotic celebration in Colorado Springs last week, and it wasn't about Independence Day.

In a room full of...

Colorado Springs area military events starting July 3, 2016
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The Enlisted Association Chapter 1 Annual Picnic - Food, drink, live music, fames, WWII-era car collection, law enforcement and fire...

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Modest homes built by Air Force Academy cadets have deep meaning for Navajo recipients
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Jun 26, 2016

The modular homes being built by Air Force Academy cadets are modest affairs.

A single bedroom connects to a living room on the "dry side" of...

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