Colorado Springs area military events starting Aug. 23, 2015

By: Carlotta Olson

THROUGH AUGUST

Active-duty military and veterans get free admission to all Colorado state parks - For a list of parks, go to tinyurl.com/oqcc6xh.

SEPT. 2

Navy League of the United States...

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

By: ERIC SINGER eric.singer@gazette.com

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...

General: Colorado Springs kids are too fat to fight

By: TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com

A group of high-ranking military brass held a Colorado Springs news conference Wednesday warning parents and politicians that most kids in the Pikes Peak region are too fat, frail or stupid to fight for their...

Hackers expose millions on cheating site; some in US govt

By: The Associated Press

LONDON — Hackers say they have exposed unfaithful partners across the world, posting what they said were the personal details of millions of people registered with cheating website Ashley Madison.

A message...

Colorado Springs man gets happy reunion with World War II plane he piloted

By: TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com

Historians have described America's victory in the war that ended 70 years ago Saturday as a symphony of men and machine.

The bravery of a generation grasped America's industrial might to topple first...

Cripple Creek sees 40,000 ride into - and out of - town for annual veterans rally

By: ryan maye handy ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com

The 23rd annual American Veterans Rally in Cripple Creek likely filled every hotel room and local campgrounds in Teller County this weekend when it brought thousands of bikers and veterans to the high mountain...

Military Update: 'Force of Future' to reward talent, diversity, motherhood

By: TOM PHILPOTT Military Update

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter next month will be presented with a package of proposals for reshaping military and defense civilian pays, promotions and quality of life, all of which strive to capture a "Force of...

Colorado Springs air show will benefit veteran-aimed charity

By: TOM ROeDER tom.roeder@gazette.com

A new veteran-aimed charity in Colorado Springs will greet the community with an air show to mark its opening.

The Mount Carmel Center of Excellence expects to open its doors after Labor Day and begin full...