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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.

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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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Congress eyes VA caregiver expansion

By: - 0 - 10 hr ago

In drafting legislation that would expand comprehensive caregiver benefits to severely injured veterans of all past wars, Rep. Phil Roe, R-Tenn., chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, directed staff this month to start with the proposal...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Feb. 25, 2018
By: Carlotta Olson - 0 9 hr ago

Calendar of military-themed events in and around Colorado Springs.

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Air Force Academy firefighter hopes his cancer battle can help others
By: Tony Peck - 0 Tue, Feb 20, 2018

An Air Force Academy firefighter who battled the Waldo Canyon and Black Forest fires is now in the fight of his life against a rare cancer.

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Famed Colorado Springs photographer was an unknown Army hero
By: Tony Peck - 0 Sun, Feb 18, 2018

To many, Myron Wood is known as a prolific photographer. To fewer, he was the pianist who regaled Colorado Springs pedestrians with ragtime music....

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Base stores seek new ways to compete
By: - 0 Sun, Feb 18, 2018

When asked about the current level of savings for commissary shoppers in an era of sweeping reforms, the interim director of Defense Commissary...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Feb. 18, 2018
By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Feb 17, 2018

Military-related events in and around Colorado Springs.

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Base stores struggle with drop in sales
By: - 0 Sun, Feb 11, 2018

Sales at on-base grocery stores have fallen 6 percent in the past year, 21.3 percent since 2012, putting the shopping benefit at greater risk, say...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Feb. 11, 2018
By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Feb 10, 2018

Events in and around Colorado Springs for military members and their families.

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New teen generation, new view of military
By: - 0 Sun, Feb 4, 2018

Seventeen years of war, TV spots depicting the struggles of wounded warriors, and curbs on military advertising budgets have left the armed forces...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Feb. 4, 2018
By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Feb 3, 2018

THROUGH NOVEMBER

"Trenches to Treaties: World War I in Remembrance" - 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, Money Museum, 818 N. Cascade Ave.,...

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AFA cadets, faculty recognized for 'outstanding' research
By: Tony Peck - 0 Wed, Jan 31, 2018

Air Force Academy cadets and faculty received awards last week for "outstanding" research conducted throughout the past year.

The 22nd Annual...

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Colorado Springs arts and military communities join for healing summit
By: Michelle Karas - 0 Mon, Jan 29, 2018

When Air Force combat photographer Stacy Pearsall was injured in the line of duty and subsequently gripped by PTSD, she "felt there was nothing to do...

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Fees go up Feb. 1 for off-base Rx services
By: - 0 Sun, Jan 28, 2018

Tricare beneficiaries will see increases in co-payments for prescription drugs filled by mail order or at neighborhood retail outlets starting...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Jan. 28, 2018
By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sun, Jan 28, 2018

THROUGH NOVEMBER

"Trenches to Treaties: World War I in Remembrance" - 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, Money Museum, 818 N. Cascade Ave.,...

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