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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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Cash, time off among ideas to woo pilots

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With an Air Force pilot shortage that has hit 2,000 people and commercial airlines in a hiring boom, service leaders are brainstorming ways to address a deepening crisis, including improved financial incentives and a host of administrative actions...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Nov. 19, 2017
By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Nov 18, 2017

Military-related events in and around Colorado Springs.

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Congress agrees on military pay hike
By: - 0 Sun, Nov 12, 2017

With military efforts continuing and accidental service member deaths alarming, House-Senate conferees negotiating a final 2018 defense authorization...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Nov. 12, 2017
By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Nov 11, 2017

Military-related events in and around Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs event for veterans focuses on civilian life
By: Joe Purtell - 0 Sat, Nov 11, 2017

Former airman James Brown, morning traffic czar of KKTV, is often asked how he went from the military to television.

"I worked seven days a...

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Determination and chance lead to serene reality: Pikes Peak National Cemetery
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sat, Nov 11, 2017

Nearly two decades after a local coalition began its push for a national cemetery, more than 80,000 Pikes Peak region veterans will soon have a final...

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Veterans Day events and closures around Colorado Springs
By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Nov 11, 2017

Events around the Colorado Springs area and the Pikes Peak region in observance of Veterans Day.

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More veterans and military members are putting VA loans into service to buy homes
By: - 0 Thu, Nov 9, 2017

WASHINGTON - For most of his life, Marrio Pearson gave little thought to being a homeowner. If the 45-year-old U.S. Army veteran thought about it at...

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VA delays decision on Agent Orange
By: - 0 Sun, Nov 5, 2017

After 18 months of review by his department, Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin awkwardly announced last week he plans to "further explore"...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Nov. 5, 2017
By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sun, Nov 5, 2017

THROUGH SATURDAY

Military Exchange Shopping - The Army, Air Force and Navy exchange will start allowing all honorably discharged veterans to...

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Colorado Springs veteran hopes simple salute stops suicide
By: - 0 Wed, Nov 1, 2017

Colorado Springs Army veteran Juan Perez hopes a simple gesture can stop some of his comrades from taking their own lives.

Amid a three-week...

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Congress examines new ideas for VA care
By: - 0 Sun, Oct 29, 2017

Starting next October, the House Veterans Affairs Committee chairman hopes to see every veteran enrolled in VA health care, and who has used the...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Oct. 29, 2017
By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Oct 28, 2017

Military events in and around Colorado Springs.

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Fight starts to replace VA Choice care plan
By: - 0 Sun, Oct 22, 2017

Congress, the Department of Veterans Affairs and veterans service organizations will begin to spar this month over final details of a plan that not...

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