Military Update: Attractions of service obscured by hard costs of war

By: Tom Philpott Military Update

Perhaps to a degree not seen before, news outlets, politicians of every stripe and wounded warrior charities have turned an intense spotlight on problems service members and veterans have faced on returning from...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Aug. 30, 2015

By: Carlotta Olson


Free park entrance to active-duty military and veterans - For a list of parks, go to


Bonfils Community Blood Drive - 8-9:40 a.m. and 11 a.m.-1:30...

Service scheduled for Air Force chief who revitalized Colorado Springs veterans parade

By: tom roeder

A funeral is planned Tuesday for a retired Air Force chief master sergeant credited with revitalizing the Colorado Springs Veterans Parade.

Diana Ceciliani led the parade for a decade as the event grew in...

Military Briefs: 4 Fort Carson soldiers earn Ranger tab

By: The Gazette

4 from Fort Carson earn Ranger tab

Fort Carson's 1st Lt. Shaye Haver made headlines last week when she became one of the first women to graduate from the Army's elite Ranger course.

But Haver had plenty...

Military Update: The arguments behind new tech-track career paths

By: Tom Philpott Military Update

Every year, hundreds of technically or tactically skilled officers and noncommissioned officers, trained at great expense, leave the military for the private sector, not because their skills aren't needed but...

Air Force Academy falconry can be bloody rewarding


Avoiding the talons is key when you're learning how to fly the Air Force Academy's living mascot.

Those flashing prey-grabbers whip by handlers at NASCAR speeds as they show off their flying acumen to stadium...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Aug. 23, 2015

By: Carlotta Olson


Active-duty military and veterans get free admission to all Colorado state parks - For a list of parks, go to


Navy League of the United States...

Friday Military Salute: One man's journey to honor the Buffalo Soldiers


Willie Breazell is the Chairman of the Buffalo Soldiers Community Memorial Committee, which is raising money to build a 12-foot wide by 6-foot tall memorial in Memorial Park to recognize the Buffalo Soldier...