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  • Little green army men, a 1980s classic gain toy hall of fame entry

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

      ROCHESTER, N.Y. — It's mission accomplished for little green army men. The molded plastic must-haves for generations of pretend soldiers were inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame on Thursday, along with the 1980s stumper Rubik's Cube, and bubbles. The trio...

  • Former Fort Carson sergeant tapped for Army's top enlisted post

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Nov 4, 2014

    A former Fort Carson sergeant has been tapped for the Army's top enlisted post. Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel Dailey, who was once the top enlisted soldier at Fort Carson, will take over as sergeant major of the Army early next year, the Army announced Monday. A Pennsylvania native,...

  • WATCH: Taylor Swift 'Shake It Off' gets new spin as Air Force Academy parachute team jumps from planes

    The Gazette
    Updated: Sun, Nov 2, 2014

    It's not often, if ever, you can put singer Taylor Swift and the Air Force Academy in the same sentence. But here's some pregame spirit for Saturday's Air Force-Army football game at West Point. The United States Air Force Parachute Team, Wings of Blue, recorded the video, set to...

  • 3 subplots for Saturday's Air Force-Army game

    By Brent Briggeman, The Gazette -
    Updated: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    Three things to consider when Air Force visits Army at 9:30 a.m. Saturday (CBS) with a chance to clinch the Commander-In-Chief's Trophy: 1 - Too much fire? You see it all the time, a team and coaching staff come out too amped up and it works against them. An over aggressive...

  • AP EXCLUSIVE: Military sex survey draws complaints

    By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    WASHINGTON — Shocked and offended by explicit questions, some U.S. servicemen and women are complaining about a new sexual-assault survey that hundreds of thousands have been asked to complete. The survey is conducted every two years. But this year's version, developed by the Rand...

  • Pikes Peak region military leaders: Troops won't bring Ebola back from Africa deployment

    BY TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    The military worked Wednesday night to calm fears that Pikes Peak region troops could bring Ebola home from deployments in Africa. Nearly 200 Fort Carson soldiers are scheduled to deploy to Africa in the coming weeks, where they will work in Liberia to build humanitarian assistance...

  • Hagel approves 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday approved a recommendation by military leaders that all U.S. troops returning from Ebola response missions in West Africa be kept in supervised isolation for 21 days. The move goes beyond precautions recommended by the Obama...

  • ABC's 'Nightline' to air report on Air Force Academy misconduct

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    ABC News announced Tuesday that it will air an investigation into the misconduct of Air Force Academy football players and the school's 2013 informant scandal - stories that first appeared in The Gazette. The network's full report airs Wednesday on "Nightline" and follows Gazette...

  • Booze, girls, cash and recruits: West Point responds to Gazette article

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    West Point's top officer Sunday took full blame for the school's recruiting violations this year that included courting high school football players with alcohol and VIP treatment on a raucous bus ride. The incidents were first revealed in a  Saturday story in The Gazette....

  • Fort Carson's top NCO clearly outlines dos and don'ts for soldiers

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. David Clark has a few rules for his Fort Carson soldiers - 42 pages worth. As the 4th Infantry Division's top enlisted soldier, Clark spearheaded the new rulebook released this month that outlaws walking while smoking and requires soldiers to exit their cars to...

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