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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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Modest homes built by Air Force Academy cadets have deep meaning for Navajo recipients

Colorado Springs area military events starting June 26, 2016
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Letter-Writing to troops with The Home Front Cares - 1-2 p.m., Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave., free. Registration:...

U.S. military practices landing A-10 jets on highway for the first time since 1984
By: - 0 Sun, Jun 26, 2016

In another episode ripped from the U.S. military's Cold War training manual, four Air Force A-10 jets landed on an isolated highway in Estonia on...

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Philpott: Veterans groups work to thwart VA privatization efforts
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The nation's leading veteran services organizations are rallying behind the Department of Veterans Affairs and its beleaguered health care system,...

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30 unclaimed service members will be laid to rest at Colorado cemetery
By: Tiffany Ditto - 0 Fri, Jun 24, 2016

Fort Logan National Cemetery will hold a ceremony in honor of 30 veterans whose remains went unclaimed.

The Unclaimed Veterans Remains...

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El Paso County to reserve parking spaces for Purple Heart recipients
By: Jake Allen - 0 Tue, Jun 21, 2016

The first of many reserved parking spots for Purple Heart recipients will be dedicated by El Paso County Tuesday, the county said.

The parking...

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Colorado Springs Army doc says local skills help him navigate African medicine
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Jun 19, 2016

Army Capt. Jason Auchincloss returned to the continent of his youth and found something different.

The Colorado Springs physician assistant...

Colorado Springs area military events starting June 19, 2016
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Pikes Peak Chapter/Military Officers Association of America - Sky Sox Game and all-you-can-eat ballpark buffet dinner, Security Service...

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Military Update: House-Senate conferees to negotiate key benefit changes
By: - 0 Sun, Jun 19, 2016

The House and Senate, in passing separate versions of the fiscal 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, haven't yet agreed on the size of the next...

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Army's top enlisted soldier talks cake, part-time training
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Mon, Jun 13, 2016

Soldiers across the Army are getting a challenge as the service celebrates its 241st birthday this week.

As every post around the world rounds...

Colorado Springs area military events starting June 12, 2016
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NORAD Exhibit - Western Museum of Mining and Industry, 225 North Gate Blvd.; 488-0880,...

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Military Update: New Balance battling for military shoe deal
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For decades, the military services avoided paying millions of dollars extra every year to subsidize American-made athletic shoes for recruits by...

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Women conquering military kitchens with top chef honors
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Some may question why an Air Force general needs one personal chef, let alone a staff of three, but Tech. Sgt. Jennifer Medeiros is quick to defend...

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Keyser defends military record amid questions by rival senate candidate
By: Megan Schrader - 0 Fri, Jun 10, 2016

DENVER - Jon Keyser laid to rest questions about the role he played in the capture and kill missions in Iraq that he frequently touts on the campaign...

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Missouri senator pushes to help vets exposed to mustard gas
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill rolled out legislation aimed at helping World War II veterans who she said were exposed to...

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