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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...

News: Education

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...

News: Local News

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.

News: U.S. & World

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...

Penrose oncologists provide support for Fort Carson Breast Care Clinic patients

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Sharon Halla loves her job. “I get the privilege to work with some amazing people making tough decisions during painful times.” Halla, RN, BSN, OCN, CBCN, is a Breast Care Nurse Navigator at the Penrose Cancer Center, part of the Centura Health Cancer...

Legendary Air Force Academy streaker unveiled 40 years after the act
By: Stephen Hobbs - 0 Sun, Oct 11, 2015

Wearing only a ski mask and tennis shoes, an Air Force Academy cadet risked expulsion and ran naked through the school's dining hall more than 40...

Air Force Academy firefighters aim for another championship
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Oct 11, 2015

A team of Air Force Academy firefighters will take on colleagues from around the globe this month during the World Firefighter Combat Challenge in...

VA chief to hill: Those health reforms you seek are here
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Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald told the House Veterans Affairs Committee on Wednesday that a $68 million, 4,000-page study of...

Military briefs
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Air Force sends spy satellite into space

America's newest spy satellite rocketed to orbit last week from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., Air...

Fort Carson commander's plan aims to improve discipline, increase engagement
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Oct 11, 2015

Fort Carson sergeants have an expanded set of responsibilities under their new commander.

The effort could yield big dividends in improved...

Friday Military Salute: A presidential honor for two Colorado Springs residents
By: Eric Singer - 0 Sun, Oct 11, 2015

A Colorado Springs woman's service was recently honored at a ceremony at the White House, and a man who earned the same award was honored at Fort...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Oct. 11, 2015
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Flu vaccines - 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and Oct. 20-23, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Special Events Center,...

Wounded Army veteran gets married with service dog by his side as best man
By: - 0 Wed, Oct 7, 2015

This man's best friend was also his best man.

A U.S. Army veteran tied the knot with his longtime sweetheart Saturday while standing...

Hundreds of Carson soldiers return home from Middle East
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Wed, Oct 7, 2015

Nearly 300 Fort Carson soldiers were welcomed home Tuesday after nine months in the Middle East.

Soldiers from the post's 3rd Brigade Combat...

Scammers posing as soldiers are at it again, Army warns
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Oct 4, 2015

Scammers posing as soldiers are again out in force looking for love online, the Army's Criminal Investigation Command reports.

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Air Force Academy superintendent Michelle Johnson: All of our cadets go pro
By: - 0 Sun, Oct 4, 2015

I love sports - the competition, the teamwork, the athleticism. Our twin boys even humor me when I'm not traveling, and we go shoot hoops, throw the...

Military Update: Conferees shape leaner budget for pay, benefits
By: - 0 Sun, Oct 4, 2015

Military members and families have little to cheer from compromises House and Senate conferees have reached as they finalized details of key...

Military Briefs
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CC to hold vet events during homecoming

Colorado College will host events for the school's veterans along with its annual homecoming...

Air Force Academy superintendent looks back on her first two years on the job
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Oct 4, 2015

In her first days on the job at the Air Force Academy, Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson found herself justifying the school's existence amid a Pentagon...

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