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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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VIDEO: Flight aboard B-25 in sky above Colorado Springs brings past to life

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Colorado Springs area military events starting Sept. 24, 2017
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Military-related events in and around Colorado Springs beginning Sept. 24, 2017.

Colorado Springs area military events starting Sept. 17, 2017
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MONDAY

Home Front Cares Benefit - All local HuHot Mongolian Grills will...

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9/11 attacks commemorated at Schriever Air Force Base: 'We cannot let it fade into the dust of history'
By: Liz Forster - 0 Mon, Sep 11, 2017

Sixteen years after the Sept. 11 attacks, Air Force Lt. Gen. Larry James still remembers the sequence of emotions he felt during the deadliest...

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Colorado Guard sends communications help to Florida
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Mon, Sep 11, 2017

The Colorado National Guard has sent six airmen to help emergency crews in Florida with satellite communications.

The airmen, from the...

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Air Force Academy boss wants Colorado Springs community to stop by for a visit
By: - 0 Mon, Sep 11, 2017

Last weekend, the Air Force Academy opened its gates to thousands of parents, family and friends for Parents' Weekend, the first one I've attended...

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9/11 ceremonies planned around Colorado Springs
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Mon, Sep 11, 2017

Tributes to 9/11 are scheduled Monday in the Colorado Springs area with a military ceremony planned for Schriever Air Force Base.

Troops from...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Sept. 10, 2017
By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Sep 9, 2017

THROUGH NOV. 11

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

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Military Update: New law speeds VA claim appeals, eases protections
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Every major veteran service organization except Vietnam Veterans of America supported legislation, signed into law last month, to reform a woefully...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Sept. 3, 2017
By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Sep 2, 2017

Military-related events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning Sept. 3, 2017.

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Former Green Beret on a mission over marijuana after Fountain police raid
By: Lance Benzel - 0 Thu, Aug 31, 2017

After serving in Iraq as an Army Green Beret and later as a private contractor, Eli Olivas turned to marijuana to battle the nightmares that followed...

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Fundraising page for widow of Fort Carson soldier killed in training accident raises thousands
By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, Aug 29, 2017

More than $8,000 had been raised by Monday afternoon on a fundraising page for the widow of a 20-year-old soldier who was killed during training at...

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Colorado Springs area military events starting Aug. 27, 2017
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THROUGH THURSDAY

Military Appreciation Month - Active duty and veterans are admitted free to Colorado's 42 state parks with proof of military...

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