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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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Military Update: Trump tweets lead to transgender turmoil

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Three weeks after Donald Trump, their commander in chief, clouded their futures through a string of tweets, saying he won't allow them to serve in the military "in any capacity," thousands of transgender members continue to serve the nation, still...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Aug. 20
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Military-related events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning Aug. 20, 2017.

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First woman in Navy SEAL training pipeline drops out
By: - 0 Sat, Aug 12, 2017

When 1st Lt. Shaye Haver and 1st Lt. Kristen Griest became the first women to complete grueling Army Ranger training — among the most intense and...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Aug. 13, 2017
By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Aug 12, 2017

Military-related events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning Aug. 13, 2017.

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Colorado Springs area military events starting Aug. 6, 2017
By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Aug 8, 2017

Military-related events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning Aug. 6, 2017.

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Air Force Academy's first female boss says she's leaving school on course for success
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Mon, Aug 7, 2017

Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson uses flight terms to describe her four years in command of the Air Force Academy.

And one word comes up again and...

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Air Force Academy freshmen cadets culminate basic training with Big Bad Basic tournament
By: Liz Forster - 0 Sun, Aug 6, 2017

In a rare emotional display at the Air Force Academy, freshmen cadets cheered wildly, hoping their chants and chides would push their squadron to the...

Military Update: VA mulls broadening disease presumptions for Agent Orange
By: - 0 Sun, Aug 6, 2017

VA Secretary David Shulkin will decide "on or before" Nov. 1 whether to add to the list of medical conditions the Department of Veteran Affairs...

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A century later, Fountain doughboy recognized as World War I hero
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sat, Aug 5, 2017

Sgt. Keith "Kize" Lacey went to his grave in 1977 never knowing he was a hero.

That was probably no big deal for the Fountain father of eight....

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Fort Carson pushes forward with sustainable energy despite mixed signals
By: Seth Bodine - 0 Tue, Aug 1, 2017

Fort Carson is pushing forward to diversify the sprawling post's renewable energy portfolio despite apathy and even resistance from the White...

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Soldier who survived 48 hours of terror in Vietnam receives the Medal of Honor
By: - 0 Mon, Jul 31, 2017

President Trump on Monday presented the Medal of Honor to an Army veteran who 48 years ago repeatedly risked his life to save 10 fellow soldiers...

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Military Update: Private care for veterans boosted by congressional compromise
By: - 0 Mon, Jul 31, 2017

On Capitol Hill, seasoned lawmakers worked with veteran service organizations to forge an intricate compromise that will funnel $2.1 billion in...

Colorado Springs area military events starting July 30, 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...

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'Did I just get fired on Twitter?' Fort Carson's first transgender soldier reacts to Trump's ban announcement
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Fri, Jul 28, 2017

Fort Carson's first openly transgender soldier said she was shocked by a Wednesday presidential tweet that called for a sweeping ban on transgender...

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Kristin Beck, transgender Navy SEAL hero: 'Let's meet face to face and you tell me I'm not worthy'
By: - 0 Wed, Jul 26, 2017

A retired Navy SEAL Team 6 hero who is transgender had a message for President Donald Trump after he announced the US military would bar...

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