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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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Foyer renovation at the Air Force Academy comes with big price tag; academy says it can't release explanation

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Let's give National Guard a boost
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On this day in 1860, on the heels of the gold rush in the American West, pioneers found themselves under attack. A lawless band of shady characters,...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Jan. 22, 2017
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TUESDAY

Air Force Academy Recital Series - 7:30 p.m., Colorado College, Packard Performance Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St., free;...

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Online shopping coming to more vets
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After two years of study and debate, the Department of Defense has made a policy change effective November to allow 16 million more honorably...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Jan. 15, 2017
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Pikes Peak Chapter/Military Officers Association of America - Open to active-duty, retired and former officers in seven uniformed...

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A double funeral at the Air Force Academy for much-alike father and son: 'There are so many striking dimensions'
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Fri, Jan 13, 2017

Cadet Timothy Barber and his father Greg shared an infectious smile, buoyant optimism, dedication to service and love of flight.

Eulogists at...

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New Pentagon spending plan includes health care changes
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The National Defense Authorization Act (S 2943) signed into law Dec. 23 orders an avalanche of changes to the Tricare healthcare benefit used by...

Fort Carson soldiers ordered to shelter in place due to high winds
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Mon, Jan 9, 2017

Soldiers at Fort Carson were ordered to shelter indoors Monday morning as wind ravaged the post, breaking windows, damaging buildings and contributing...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Jan. 8, 2017
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WEDNESDAY

Air Force men's basketball vs. Fresno State - 7 p.m., Clune Arena, Air Force Academy, go to goairforcefalcons.com for...

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Small Army unit that tracks ballistic missiles has global mission
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Tue, Jan 3, 2017

A tiny Army unit from Colorado Springs is keeping troops safe from ballistic missiles around the globe.

The 1st Space Company, with fewer than...

Doctors indicted in $100 million Tricare fraud case
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A Valley physician is among a dozen doctors, pharmacy owners and marketing pros accused of a kickback scheme that prosecutors...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Jan. 1, 2017
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Pikes Peak Chapter/Military Officers Association of America - Open to active-duty, retired and former officers in seven uniformed...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Dec. 25, 2016
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SATURDAY

Air Force men's basketball vs. Utah State - Noon p.m., Clune Arena, Air Force Academy, go to goairforcefalcons.com for...

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