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VA secretary grilled over Colorado Springs clinic's woes

Soldier buried in avalanche found alive 5 days later; 9 bodies recovered
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SRINAGAR, India — An Indian soldier buried by an avalanche for six days in the Himalayan region of Kashmir has been found alive and was pulled from...

Littleton wants locals to come up with fix for Colorado Springs VA clinic
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Tue, Feb 9, 2016

A report that found long delays for care and scheduling shenanigans at the Colorado Springs Veterans Affairs clinic drew the ire of El Paso County...

Group to honor Buffalo Soldiers with Colorado Springs memorial
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Mon, Feb 8, 2016

A community group hopes to honor the African-American soldiers who won the West with a memorial at Memorial Park.

The Buffalo Soldiers...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Feb. 7, 2016
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The Military Retiree/Spouses Activities Office monthly luncheon - Kevin Gilmartin will speak on the Federal Long-Term Care Insurance...

Air Force to develop cyber-squadrons, Gen. Hyten says at Broadmoor symposium
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Mon, Feb 8, 2016

The Air Force plans to revolutionize how it handles computer warfare by beefing up its force of cyberspace experts while contracting out easier jobs,...

'Blatant dishonesty and corruption:' Care delays at Colorado Springs VA clinic spur outrage
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Feb 7, 2016

Angry lawmakers are calling for a probe of misconduct at the Department of Veterans Affairs in light of a report that found that hundreds of veterans...

Leaders express resolve, worry over women in combat
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Army and Marine Corps leaders swapped pledges with members of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday not to cave to political pressure and...

South Dakota follows Colorado's course to celebrate its submarine
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As Colorado gets ready for the launch of its namesake submarine, South Dakota is celebrating its own Virginia-class boat.

South Dakota will...

Lamborn: Colorado Springs clinic 'lied and heads need to roll'
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Fri, Feb 5, 2016

Workers at the Colorado Springs Department of Veterans Affairs clinic gave delayed care to hundreds of veterans and in some cases falsified records...

VIDEO: Porn star takes Army sergeant to adult entertainment awards in Vegas
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It takes some serious style to attract eyeballs while surrounded by actresses at an adult-film awards show, but Anthony Berg had one thing no other...

2 soldiers arrested in killing of 16-year-old
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EL PASO, Texas — Two Fort Bliss soldiers have been arrested and charged in the killing of a 16-year-old boy in El Paso County.


Air Force Academy's Innovation Center has big cyber plans
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Thu, Feb 4, 2016

A small center growing at the Air Force Academy's Fairchild Hall will play a big part in the study of the military's role in cyberspace.


Cybersecurity expert at Springs conference: Secure networks don't exist
By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, Feb 3, 2016

Businesses and government agencies that operate computer networks should assume hackers will get past their defenses and should focus instead on...

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Museum celebrates Cheyenne Mountain’s 50 years as military icon, engineering marvel
By: - 0 Tue, Feb 2, 2016

Dug deep into the center of Cheyenne Mountain on the southwest side of Colorado Springs, the Cheyenne Mountain Complex was designed in the early...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Jan. 31, 2016
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Dinner Presentation on Expanded Role of the U.S. Marine Corps - Casual evening of networking open to all supporters of the sea...

Defense Department researchers push plan aimed at avoiding worldwide GPS meltdown
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Mon, Feb 1, 2016

The Defense Department's top researchers want ground-based miniature atomic clocks to avert a global catastrophe if the orbiting timepieces that make...

Military Update: Lawmakers question VA spending on electronic benefits system
By: - 0 Sun, Jan 31, 2016

Over the past five years, since Republicans won control of the House, the Department of Veteran Affairs has been flogged publicly many times, often...

Colorado Springs charity wants donors to eat like soldiers
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Jan 31, 2016

The Home Front Cares is hoping a few hundred more people in the Pikes Peak region want to eat like a soldier as it continues a fundraising campaign...

Upstart rocket builder gets Air Force certification
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Jan 31, 2016

The Air Force is closer to launching satellites on a new rocket after the service issued a certification for Space-X's upgraded Falcon 9 last...

General: Digital generation will strengthen Air Force
By: - 0 Sun, Jan 31, 2016

Just over one month ago, I experienced one of the best days since taking command as the superintendent of the Air Force Academy almost three years...

Report calls for sweeping Army changes while praising Colorado Springs brigade
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sat, Jan 30, 2016

The Army needs to better focus on missile defense and anti-aircraft duties and should cut two infantry brigades to beef up other areas that have...

Crews respond to fire on Fort Carson training area
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Jan 29, 2016

Drivers shouldn't worry if they see light smoke along Interstate 25 in the direction of Fort Carson.

Authorities are responding to a fire in a...

Colorado WWII paratrooper dies after brief reunion with wife
By: - 0 Fri, Jan 29, 2016

PUEBLO — A World War II paratrooper from Colorado who was initially denied permission to move into the same nursing home as his wife has passed away...

Airmen get computer 'weapon system' just in time for Colorado Springs symposium
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Thu, Jan 28, 2016

Air Force Space Command has declared its first cyber "weapons system" operational as a conference of computer warfare experts gets ready to kick off...

30 years since Challenger: New voice at astronauts' memorial
By: - 0 Thu, Jan 28, 2016

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — As families of the lost Challenger astronauts gather with NASA to mark the space shuttle accident's 30th anniversary, there's...

Pentagon to expand family leave
By: - 0 Thu, Jan 28, 2016

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Ash Carter intends to double the length of fully paid materinity leave for female service members and will also work...

Navy says initial inspection at San Diego medical center found no sign of gunman or shooting
By: - 0 Tue, Jan 26, 2016

SAN DIEGO — Military authorities responded Tuesday to a report of gunshots at a building on the campus Naval Medical Center San Diego.


Colorado Springs area military events starting Jan. 24, 2016
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USS Colorado (SSN 788) commissioning committee ship's crest art competition - Winner will have artwork displayed throughout...

Military Update: Lawmakers will have final say on combat jobs for women
By: - 0 Sun, Jan 24, 2016

Six days before he closed out a 45-year Marine Corps career, Gen. John Kelly sounded an alarm.

Kelly, who headed U.S. Southern Command before...

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