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Another 'Mystery Plane' identified: 'Air Force One' seen flying low over Colorado
Another 'Mystery Plane' identified: 'Air Force One' seen flying low over Colorado

By: - 0 2 hr ago

AURORA, Colo. — Another unidentified plane flew low over Colorado on Tuesday morning, garnering attention from thousands below. That plane is commonly...

Philpott: Tricare shifting dental coverage to new insurer
Philpott: Tricare shifting dental coverage to new insurer

By: - 0 10 hr ago

Responsibility to provide dental care coverage to 1.37 million active duty family members, and 376,000 Reserve and Guard members and their families,...

Colorado Springs Civil Air Patrol cadets earn national cybersecurity honor
Colorado Springs Civil Air Patrol cadets earn national cybersecurity honor

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Sun, Apr 23, 2017

Homegrown students could end up playing a key role in fending off cyber attacks against businesses and government agencies. Five high school juniors...

Russian planes patrol U.S. West Coast
Russian planes patrol U.S. West Coast

By: - 0 Sat, Apr 22, 2017

There are reports of Russian bomber patrols along the West Coast each of the past four nights, but this is not exactly the case. One was a maritime...

Colorado Springs area military events starting April 23, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Apr 22, 2017

Military events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning April 23, 2017.

Piñon Canyon exercise could reveal future of Fort Carson unit, Army
Piñon Canyon exercise could reveal future of Fort Carson unit, Army

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sat, Apr 22, 2017

The brigade that rolled out of Fort Carson this week for a mock war at the Piñon Canyon Maneuver Site now has much more than eight-wheeled Stryker...

French flying team impressed by Americans' admiration for armed forces
French flying team impressed by Americans' admiration for armed forces

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Thu, Apr 20, 2017

Capt. Benjamin Michel surveyed a snow-capped Pikes Peak from the cockpit Wednesday along with nine comrades on the French air force's flying team....

WATCH: Largest military convoy operation in Colorado since World War II begins
WATCH: Largest military convoy operation in Colorado since World War II begins

By: - 0 Thu, Apr 20, 2017

Over 1,200 military vehicles and around 5,000 soldiers from the 1st Brigade Combat Team took a massive road trip down I-25. They left from Fort Carson...

French flying team set to roar over Air Force Academy this week
French flying team set to roar over Air Force Academy this week

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Wed, Apr 19, 2017

A French air force flying team will roar over the Air Force Academy on Wednesday to celebrate the nations' bonds built in the sky during World War I....

Peterson's 302nd Airlift Wing heads to Idaho to drill ahead of summer fire season
Peterson's 302nd Airlift Wing heads to Idaho to drill ahead of summer fire season

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Wed, Apr 19, 2017

The 302nd Airlift Wing at Peterson Air Force Base prepared Tuesday for its 24th summer battling flames. The wing is sending a pair of its C-130...

Fort Carson prepares for biggest convoy operation since World War II
Fort Carson prepares for biggest convoy operation since World War II

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Tue, Apr 18, 2017

More than 1,200 vehicles will roll south from Fort Carson this week in what's again the biggest convoy operation since World War II. It's a bigger...

Suit alleges Army wrongly discharged thousands
Suit alleges Army wrongly discharged thousands

By: - 0 Tue, Apr 18, 2017

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - A federal lawsuit filed Monday alleges the U.S. Army has issued less-than-honorable discharges for potentially thousands of service...

Black Hawk crew practices perfect landings at Memorial Hospital helipad
Black Hawk crew practices perfect landings at Memorial Hospital helipad

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Tue, Apr 18, 2017

Two men poked their heads from the sides of an Army Black Hawk helicopter as the more than 15,000-pound beast lumbered toward a 58-by-58-foot landing...

Trump warns North Korea: 'Gotta behave'
Trump warns North Korea: 'Gotta behave'

By: - 0 Mon, Apr 17, 2017

PANMUNJOM, South Korea — A day after a failed North Korean missile test, U.S. President Donald Trump had a message Monday for the North's  ruler:...

Tom Philpott: Tempting buyout could sink retirement
Tom Philpott: Tempting buyout could sink retirement

By: 0 Sun, Apr 16, 2017

When the first wave of active-duty personnel who opt into the new Blended Retirement System next year start to retire a decade later, they will face a...

Peterson Air Force Base picking up the Pentagon's top award for excellence in space missions
Peterson Air Force Base picking up the Pentagon's top award for excellence in space missions

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sat, Apr 15, 2017

The 21st Space Wing at Peterson Air Force Base may need a bigger trophy case after picking up the Pentagon's top award for excellence in space missions...

Colorado Springs area military events starting April 16, 2017
Colorado Springs area military events starting April 16, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Apr 15, 2017

Military events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning April 16, 2017.

Navy investigating California SEAL's porn-movie moonlighting
Navy investigating California SEAL's porn-movie moonlighting

By: - 0 Sat, Apr 15, 2017

CORONADO, Calif. — The Navy is investigating a decorated SEAL who moonlights as a porn actor. The Naval Special Warfare Command wants to know whether...

North Korean official: Ready for war if Trump wants it
North Korean official: Ready for war if Trump wants it

By: - 0 Fri, Apr 14, 2017

PYONGYANG, North Korea — President Donald Trump's tweets are adding fuel to a "vicious cycle" of tensions on the Korean Peninsula, North Korea's vice...

U.S. drops 'mother of all bombs' on Islamic State tunnel in Afghanistan
U.S. drops 'mother of all bombs' on Islamic State tunnel in Afghanistan

By: - 0 Fri, Apr 14, 2017

WASHINGTON — U.S. forces in Afghanistan on Thursday struck an Islamic State tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan with "the mother of all bombs," the...

U.S. reportedly ready to launch strike against North Korea to stop another nuclear test
U.S. reportedly ready to launch strike against North Korea to stop another nuclear test

By: - 0 Thu, Apr 13, 2017

The U.S. is prepared to launch a preemptive strike with conventional weapons against North Korea should officials become convinced that North Korea is...

Misdirected U.S. strike killed 18 allied fighters in Syria
Misdirected U.S. strike killed 18 allied fighters in Syria

By: - 0 Thu, Apr 13, 2017

BEIRUT — The U.S. military says a misdirected airstrike this week killed 18 allied fighters battling the Islamic State group in northern Syria. U.S....

Guard plans new facility on Fort Carson in bid to escape $400,000 lease
Guard plans new facility on Fort Carson in bid to escape $400,000 lease

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Thu, Apr 13, 2017

The Colorado National Guard is constructing a new 45,000 square-foot headquarters on Fort Carson so a space battalion can escape its $400,000 lease on...

Trump on NATO: ‘I said it was obsolete. It’s no longer obsolete.’
Trump on NATO: ‘I said it was obsolete. It’s no longer obsolete.’

By: - 0 Wed, Apr 12, 2017

President Trump on Wednesday pledged his full support to NATO, reaffirming the United State's commitment to the alliance and saying he no longer...

Joint Chiefs chairman standing in for president at AFA graduation
Joint Chiefs chairman standing in for president at AFA graduation

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Wed, Apr 12, 2017

The new president is sending a proxy to speak to cadets at the Air Force Academy's graduation May 24. Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joe Dunford will...

NORAD fighter drill today along Highway 50 corridor
NORAD fighter drill today along Highway 50 corridor

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Tue, Apr 11, 2017

Fighter jets will roar over Highway 50 Tuesday as the North American Aerospace Defense Command in Colorado Springs practices to intercept wayward...

In contemplating war in space, Air Force looks to nimble private contractors
In contemplating war in space, Air Force looks to nimble private contractors

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Apr 9, 2017

Reusable rockets built by nimble startup space companies are just one piece of a wider change being embraced by Air Force leaders who want to change...

Colorado Springs area military events starting April 9, 2017

By: - 0 Sun, Apr 9, 2017

MONDAY DAV Mobile Service Office Van Visits - Bring identification, Social Security number and other pertinent documentation regarding military...

US soldier killed in Afghanistan during anti-ISIS operation
US soldier killed in Afghanistan during anti-ISIS operation

By: - 0 Sat, Apr 8, 2017

WASHINGTON — The U.S. military says an American soldier has been killed while conducting an operation against Islamic State militants in Afghanistan....

Air Force Academy serious about cadet-built satellites hitting space
Air Force Academy serious about cadet-built satellites hitting space

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sat, Apr 8, 2017

A landmark rocket launch planned later this year will lift Air Force Academy hopes to orbit with two cadet-built satellites hitting space after years...

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