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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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Redesigned hospital unit at Fort Carson aims to quickly treat wounded troops

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Colorado Springs area military events starting June 25, 2017
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Military-related events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning June 25, 2017.

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Tom Philpott: Caregiver plan standardizing before opening to older vets
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VA Secretary David Shulkin has told congressional committees in recent weeks that he supports a change in law to expand the Post-9/11 caregiver...

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Birthday party celebrates service of Fort Carson troops
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

With an oversized cake and a mass re-enlistment ceremony, Fort Carson celebrated a pair of birthdays last week.

The post is in the middle of a...

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VA reverses course on two items that drew congressional critics
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Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin made two surprise announcements Wednesday before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee that should relieve...

Colorado Springs area military events starting June 18, 2017
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THROUGH JUNE 30

Patriot Burger Benefit Homes for Our Troops - One dollar from every Patriot Burger purchased will be donated to Homes for Our...

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Clock adds pressure in Fort Carson bomb-disposal contest
By: Seth Bodine - 0 Wed, Jun 14, 2017

Top Fort Carson bomb technicians competed Tuesday to earn bragging rights in an ordeal that organizers say could be worse than the nerve-wracking...

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Controversial sidewalk widening project continues in Manitou Springs
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, Jun 13, 2017

Just over a month after Manitou Springs residents locked hands around five historic trees on Canon Avenue in a failed effort to save them, the area...

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VA boss pushes Choice replacement
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The nation's largest veteran groups joined key senators Wednesday to endorse conditionally a plan by VA Secretary David Shulkin to replace the...

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'Nothing tops the feel of coming home:' New Fort Carson leader has a familiar face
By: Caroline Laganas - 0 Mon, Jun 12, 2017

Fort Carson welcomed Col. David Hodne back to the post last week as he assumed the No. 2 job there.

After being away for 15 months, Hodne...

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Colorado Springs area military events starting June 11, 2017
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THROUGH SEPT. 2

Aviation Summer Youth Tours - 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, National Museum of World War II Aviation, 755 Aviation Way, $5-$10....

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Flags lowered in Colorado for Navy SEAL who died in parachute show 
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DENVER — Flags on state buildings around Colorado are lowered in honor of a Navy SEAL who died during a parachute demonstration over the Hudson...

Colorado Springs area military events starting June 4, 2017
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THROUGH SEPT. 2

Aviation Summer Youth Tours - 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, National Museum of World War II Aviation, 755 Aviation Way, $5-$10....

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General from Fort Carson's 4th Infantry saved the day on D-Day
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Tue, Jun 6, 2017

On this day 73 years ago, soldiers from Fort Carson's 4th Infantry Division stormed Utah Beach on the Normandy coast of France amid chaos and...

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Fort Carson veterinary technicians mend plush pets for kids in "surgical" event
By: Seth Bodine - 0 Sun, Jun 4, 2017

Fort Carson veterinary technicians worked on their surgical skills Friday, but their animal patients may be more beloved than their usual four-legged...

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