If only Air Force could take home football dominance on the road

By: DAVID RAMSEY david.ramsey@gazette.com

Air Force clinched a perfect home record for the season with Saturday's 35-28 win over Utah State. This is the second straight home season with a perfect 6-0 record.

There's a reason for this dominance, said...

Military Update: Reserve and National Guard retirees near to becoming 'veterans'

By: TOM PHILPOTT Military Update

On the eve of Veterans Day, the Senate passed a bill with language to grant "honorary" veteran status to as many as 200,000 Reserve and National Guard retirees - those not deemed veterans now because they lack a...

Air Force Academy monument a teaching tool and a tribute

By: TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com

Heroism of the past will help train future cadets at a new Air Force Academy monument, leaders say.

The Plaza of Heroes unveiled this month displays the deeds of academy graduates. That includes a statue...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Nov. 15, 2015

By: Carlotta Olson


Military Artistic Healing Exhibition - Cottonwood Center for the Arts, 427 E. Colorado Ave.; csfineartscenter.org.


Patriotic Quilts Exhibit - Created by...

Falcon Stadium is getting a new TV. A much, much bigger one

By: Brent Briggeman, The Gazette

Air Force announced Saturday morning that a 2,500 square foot video board will be added next year, it will be the largest in the Mountain West and among the three service academies.

The current video board...

Air Force passes its way past Utah State in thriller

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

Air Force stepped out of character in filling the stat sheet with passing yards. But it was a Falcons player well-versed in defending the pass that sealed victory.

Weston Steelhammer batted away a Utah State...

Air Force fails to protect 15-point lead in opening loss

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

Air Force lost a 15-point lead, lost its footing and ultimately lost its opener at Southern Illinois.

Point guard Trevor Lyons slipped and fell while advancing the ball past midcourt on the Falcons' final...

Air Force's special teams come alive in bounce-back victory

By: JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com

Air Force rebounded from a mediocre Thursday performance with a dominant one Friday to garner an important league split with a 5-1 win over Holy Cross.

"I am more relieved that anything," Falcons coach Frank...