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$800,000 grant gives big boost to Pikes Peak region veterans-services organization

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Army: No one disciplined after Fort Carson training crash that killed 1
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DENVER — The Army says nobody was disciplined after a vehicle crashed at a Colorado training range last year, killing one soldier and injuring...

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Paralyzed soldier says Army was at fault in fatal wreck on Fort Carson
By: Tom Roeder - 0 3 hr ago

The Army says a wrong turn led to a fatal rollover wreck last year that sent a 18-ton Stryker vehicle tumbling over a cliff.

A soldier who...

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WATCH: Emmanuel Sanders goes undercover, interviews Fort Carson soldiers
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Emmanuel Sanders is a Super Bowl champ and Pro Bowl player, but is he a master of disguise?

Sanders visited members of the US Army at Fort...

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VA: New veterans cemetery near Colorado Springs will be named for America's mountain
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Yesterday

The new veterans cemetery being built east of Colorado Springs will be named for America's mountain, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced...

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Photos: Tuskegee Airmen celebrated at the Air Force Academy
By: - 0 Tue, May 3, 2016

The annual Tuskegee Airmen Celebration took place at the Air Force Academy on Monday.

The event included a wreath-laying ceremony at the...

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Islamic State fire kills American in combat in Iraq
By: - 0 Tue, May 3, 2016

BAGHDAD — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Tuesday that an American serviceman has been killed in Iraq, describing it as a "combat...

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Lamborn speech puts arch-conservative to the left of Donald Trump on foreign policy
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Tue, May 3, 2016

In a speech that runs against the GOP's mainstream this year, U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn endorsed foreign aid, military help for allies and free trade on...

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Marines investigating claim about men in Iwo Jima photo
By: - 0 Tue, May 3, 2016

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Marine Corps says it has begun investigating whether it mistakenly identified one of the men shown raising the U.S. flag at...

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Political game: Army wants to reduce acreage and close bases, but arguments based on outdated data
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Mon, May 2, 2016

A decade ago, the Army was screaming for Colorado acreage, claiming new tactics and new training demands meant units needed Rhode Island-sized tracts...

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A meaningful Ride For Heroes starts at Fort Carson
By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Mon, May 2, 2016

The skinny freshman appeared at Coach Moe's door an hour before class on that first day of school in the fall of 1989. He looked Mike Maiurro square...

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On 5-year anniversary, CIA tweets as if Bin Laden raid were today
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In an unprecedented move, the Central Intelligence Agency unleashed a stream of tweets Sunday afternoon for Twitter users to relive the 2011 raid and...

Colorado Springs looking for ideas to honor military spouses
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, May 1, 2016

Colorado Springs prides itself as a city that honors its troops.

Home to five military installations, the city has memorials, parades and...

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Military Update: House defense spending plan rejects benefit cuts for troops, veterans
By: - 0 Sun, May 1, 2016

With U.S. forces still at war and House members up for re-election in November, the House Armed Services Committee rejected almost every idea the...

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Airdrops aimed to hurt IS
0 Sun, May 1, 2016

ABOVE: Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Mark (full name not given), 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, loads cargo to be airdropped in March. Air...

Colorado Springs area military events starting May 1, 2016
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MONDAY

"The First Stain Upon American Arms: The Shameful Affair of the Cedars, May 1776" - Lecture by Mark Anderson, historian and author,...

Colorado Springs schools wants a few good sergeants to teach kids about military
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sat, Apr 30, 2016

A Colorado Springs charter school wants its graduates headed to basic training to be ready for the worst from drill instructors.

So, Atlas...

Friday Military Salute: Suits for Troops in Colorado Springs
By: Eric Singer - 0 Fri, Apr 29, 2016

This is the second year for an event designed to help people leaving the military get dapper as they prepare for civilian life and get new jobs.

...

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World War II veteran makes unexpected stop in Colorado Springs, gets warm welcome
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Apr 29, 2016

A medical emergency forced a World War II veteran on her way to a ceremony in Washington, D.C., to detour in Colorado Springs this week, but she...

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SpaceX lands huge Air Force satellite contract; could hurt Colorado firm
By: - 0 Wed, Apr 27, 2016

Upstart rocket firm SpaceX scored a huge victory Wednesday with an Air Force Contract to launch one of the Air Force's newest Global Positioning...

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Trailblazer becomes Army's first female infantry officer
By: - 0 Wed, Apr 27, 2016

Already a trailblazer, Army Captain Kristen Griest became the Army’s first female infantry officer when, on Monday, the Army approved her request to...

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Congressman: VA hospital on track to stay within new budget
By: - 0 Wed, Apr 27, 2016

DENVER — Congressman Mike Coffman says a VA hospital under construction in Aurora is on schedule and on track to come in within its current budget of...

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Army studies 38-acre Arlington National Cemetery expansion
By: - 0 Wed, Apr 27, 2016

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Army is beginning a yearlong environmental assessment of a proposed 38-acre expansion of Arlington National Cemetery that it...

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Legendary Navy leader, surface warfare pioneer, dead at 82
By: - 0 Wed, Apr 27, 2016

Retired Vice Adm. Henry Mustin, a combat veteran and fleet boss renowned for his tactical brilliance and demanding leadership style and who...

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Pentagon picks Air Force Academy graduate to lead the Air Force
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Tue, Apr 26, 2016

The Pentagon picked a familiar face to lead the Air Force on Tuesday. Gen. David Goldfein, now serving as the service's No. 2 officer will take over...

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Lawmakers hear complaints at Colorado Springs meeting, but say fixing VA health care is not easy
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Tue, Apr 26, 2016

U.S. Reps. Doug Lamborn and Mike Coffman met with veterans Monday morning to gather ammunition they say they will use against the Department of...

Colorado Springs area military events starting April 24, 2016
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FRIDAY

Rocky Mountain Chapter, 82nd Airborne Division Association fraternity meeting - Open to retired, active, guard and reserve...

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Fort Carson brigade ready to fly in to fight future wars
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Apr 24, 2016

Fort Carson's 1st Brigade Combat Team trained in the snow last week.

While that may seem mundane, the muddy soldiers and the mortar fire are...

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Administration: Up to 250 military personnel headed to Syria
By: - 0 Sun, Apr 24, 2016

President Obama is expected to announce Monday that he is sending another 250 military personnel to Syria to assist local forces combat the Islamic...

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Military Update: Commissary reforms advance with shopper safeguards
By: - 0 Sun, Apr 24, 2016

The House armed services subcommittee on military personnel unanimously has endorsed sweeping reforms to how groceries are procured, priced, promoted...

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