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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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Finding Jingle Bell Rock brightens Christmas for Fort Carson soldier

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One Fort Carson soldier will get a rock for Christmas.

No, they aren't on the naughty list. It's not a lump of coal.

It is the United Service Organizations' Jingle Bell Rock, and finding it comes with thousands of dollars in prizes and...

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Off-base housing allowances creep up
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Basic Allowance for Housing paid to 956,000 service members living off base in the United States will climb modestly Jan. 1, an average of only 0.7...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Dec. 17, 2017
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Events in and around Colorado Springs for Military members, veterans and their families.

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Fort Carson soldier defies naysayers, sheds 150 pounds to pursue Army dream
By: - 0 Wed, Dec 13, 2017

A year and a half ago, 364-pound Justin Lahman was told he would never be a cop. Today he is a military policeman at Fort Carson and weighs a trim...

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'Famous 4th' hits 100 years of service
By: - 0 Sun, Dec 10, 2017

The series on the history of the 4th Infantry Division concludes with the founding of the division Dec. 10, 1917, at Camp Greene, N.C., under the...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Dec. 10, 2017
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Military-related events in and around Colorado Springs.

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Day of valor: Fort Carson unit withstands bloody onslaught in 2009 in eastern Afghanistan
By: - 0 Sun, Dec 3, 2017

In the summer of 2009, the strategy in Afghanistan had been to deploy small units in forward combat outposts with a goal of denying Taliban access...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Dec. 3, 2017
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Military-related events in and around Colorado Springs.

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Transgender ban loses Round 2 in courts
By: - 0 Sun, Nov 26, 2017

A novice at governing, President Donald Trump apparently didn't consider there might be a right way and wrong way to try to reverse the Obama...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Nov. 26, 2017
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Military-related events in and around Colorado Springs.

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Cash, time off among ideas to woo pilots
By: - 0 Sun, Nov 19, 2017

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...

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