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  • Body of Air Force pilot returning to Colorado, flags lowered in honor

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

      GRAND JUNCTION — The body of an Air Force pilot who was killed while on a deployment to fight Islamic State extremists is being returned to Colorado. Capt. William DuBois' casket is set to arrive in Grand Junction, Colorado around midday Thursday. The Glenwood Springs Post...

  • Construction stopped on Denver's VA hospital

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    DENVER — The company building Denver's new Veterans Administration hospital is stopping construction amid a contract dispute over the cost of the new complex. Kiewit-Turner announced the move after a federal appeals board ruled Tuesday that the VA breached the construction contract....

  • Outgoing Northern Command leader talks about leadership, says military in good hands

    By tom roeder - the gazette
    Updated: Mon, Dec 8, 2014

    Nearly four decades after he put on the uniform, Army Gen. Charles Jacoby stepped down Friday as head of U.S. Northern Command and the North American Aerospace Defense Command. - The general earned a reputation as one of the Army's top thinkers. As a three-star general, he led the...

  • Defense bill in jeopardy because of congressional infighting

    By tom philpott Military Update -
    Published: Sun, Dec 7, 2014

    A dispute between House and Senate armed services committees over whether to slow growth in military housing allowances and raise off-base pharmacy co-payments has put at risk passage of a defense authorization bill. If no deal can be struck, this Congress would be the first in 52...

  • Colorado Springs area military events starting Dec. 7, 2014

    Published: Sun, Dec 7, 2014

    THROUGH Friday Angels of America's Fallen Benefit - Activation fees from Chapel Hills Mall gift cards will be donated Angels of American's Fallen, Chapel Hills Mall, 1710 Briargate Blvd.; chapelhillsmall.com. Monday Air Force Falcons men's basketball vs. Nebraska-Omaha - 7 p.m.,...

  • Military news and notes

    Published: Sun, Dec 7, 2014

    More soldiers to be 
deployed to Europe Soldiers, including a contingent from Fort Carson, will keep heading to eastern Europe beyond 2015 as part of a plan to deter Russian aggression. The Pentagon announced two weeks ago that 100 Fort Carson soldiers were being sent to Europe in...

  • Military awards

    Published: Sun, Dec 7, 2014

    Senior Airman Joseph Massoglia Air Force Academy senior Airman Joseph Massoglia survived an assessment course for Army Ranger training and may get a chance to attend the sister service's elite Ranger school. Massoglia went to the training in October in Las Vegas. Massoglia is looking...

  • Veteran calls out fake Army Ranger; authorities investigating

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Dec 4, 2014

    LANGHORNE, Pa. — Authorities are looking into whether a man accused of falsely posing as a U.S. Army ranger broke the law while out shopping in suburban Philadelphia. The Middletown Police Department and military investigators are looking into whether the man illegally profited by...

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