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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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Space Command ends bid to save satellite that just won't listen

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Colorado nonprofit helps veterans to heal while assisting disabled people in outdoor adventures
By: - 0 Sat, Jul 30, 2016

The suicides started two years after Erin Dreis' unit returned home from Afghanistan.

The South Dakota National Guard 200th Engineer Company...

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Military Update: Many Tricare beneficiaries to get new contractors in 2017
By: - 0 Sat, Jul 30, 2016

Leaders of military medicine are promising Tricare beneficiaries a smooth transition of health care coverage next year when three support contract...

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WWII aircraft will stop in Colorado Springs for public tours, flights
By: Jake Allen - 0 Fri, Jul 29, 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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Top U.S. cyber cop: More cooperation needed to keep Americans safe
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Fri, Jul 29, 2016

ASPEN - America's top cyber cop told a crowd at the Aspen Security Forum on Thursday that more cooperation with the private sector is needed to keep...

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Punished for praying while in uniform, Klingenschmitt feels he helped to change Navy policy
By: Jake Allen - 0 Tue, Jul 26, 2016

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 Sun, Jul 24, 2016

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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How much does the Pentagon's secretive bomber really cost?
By: - 0 Sun, Jul 24, 2016

There has been controversy swirling around the Pentagon's newest bomber program ever since last year, when the Air Force awarded the contract for...

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Military Update: Commanders have a lot to learn fast on transgender issue
By: - 0 Sun, Jul 24, 2016

Many military commanders might have been surprised June 30 when Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that transgender service members could...

Colorado Springs area military events starting July 24, 2016
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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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VA advisory group: Critics wrong to ignore 'MyVA' reforms
By: - 0 Wed, Jul 20, 2016

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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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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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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