Fountain cemetery tour provides glimpse into the lives of veterans buried there


An annual exploration of Fountain's Fairview Cemetery mixed history and reverence for veterans buried at its grounds.

The event, run by the Friends of Fountain Fairview Cemetery Benevolent Society, featured...

Pentagon enlisting outsiders to help search for U.S. WWII MIAs

By: CHRIS CAROLA The Associated Press

ALBANY, N.Y. - Justin Taylan has been to the remote Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea dozens of times over the past two decades, spending countless hours slogging through crocodile-infested swamps in his...

Army gathering looks to space

By: The Gazette

Army gathering looks to space

Army space experts from around the nation gathered in Colorado Springs last week to talk tactics and share ideas.

The group represented a third of the Army's space troops...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Sept. 27, 2015

By: Carlotta Olson


Pikes Peak Workforce Center Fall Job Fair - For ages 18 and older, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., with early entry for veterans, transitioning military and eligible spouses, Hotel Elegante, 2886 S. Circle...

Fewer recruits citing 9/11 as reason for joining military

By: ABBIE BENNETT The Greenville (N.C.) Daily Reflector

GREENVILLE, N.C. - Lt. Col. Roxane Engelbrecht was a junior Air Force officer on Sept. 11, 2001. Sgt. 1st Class Robert Meola was a newly enlisted soldier, just 13 days in. Maj. Tim Davis was a Greenville, N.C.,...

Military Update: New commissary reform plan to protect shopper savings

By: Tom Philpott Military Update

The Department of Defense is modifying its approach to reform the commissary benefit with new guarantees to preserve overall shopper savings and avoid pay cuts for current employees, according to a source who has...

General: Army plans to rely more heavily on Fort Carson soldiers to counter Russian aggression


The top U.S. Army general in Europe said he will lean more heavily on Fort Carson soldiers in a bid to counter Russian aggression and assure American allies.

Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges said America is down to...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Sept. 20, 2015

By: Carlotta Olson


Joint Forces Retiree Appreciation Day - With opportunities for retirees to get new ID cards and DEERS services, giveaways, medical and dental services and Judge Advocate General personnel will be on...