• Friday Military Salute: Feeding hungry heroes in Colorado Springs

    eric singer eric.singer@gazette.com
    Updated: Fri, Mar 13, 2015

    A nearly silent campaign to give returning Fort Carson soldiers and other military a taste of home cooking after a tour in Afghanistan and Iraq is finally getting the attention it deserves. McDonald's on Airport near Powers in Colorado Springs has grilled up nearly 200 thousand free...

  • Second Fort Carson woman clears Ranger course

    Tom Roeder, The Gazette -
    Updated: Sun, Mar 8, 2015

    Two women finish Ranger course A second female Fort Carson lieutenant passed a course required for soldiers to attend Ranger training. The Army last month said a female Fort Carson helicopter pilot was the only woman of 17 who attempted to complete the Ranger Training Assessment...

  • Vintage outfits, artifacts bring the pinup back in Colorado Springs studio

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Mar 8, 2015

    When photographer Dan Russell enters the studio, he steps back in time, to the days of the pinup model. Forget the famous cherub-cheeked girls giggling and posing in 1940s-era paintings from Alberto Vargas and Gil Elvgren. Betty Grable, Bettie Page and Rita Hayworth are gone....

  • Friday Military Salute: Huge city-wide birthday party in Colorado Springs open to all

    BY ERIC SINGER eric.singer@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Mar 6, 2015

    A special birthday is coming up to recognize a pivotal player in our community to help veterans and civilians. It is also the focus of our Friday Military Salute. V.F.W. Post 101 is celebrating its 95th year in existence. It is the oldest Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Colorado...

  • Fort Carson lieutenant could be first female Army Ranger

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Mon, Mar 2, 2015

    A Fort Carson lieutenant could become the first female Ranger, the Army said on its website. The woman, whose name wasn't released, is a Fort Carson helicopter pilot and the only woman of 17 who attempted to complete the Ranger Training Assessment Course last month. Completing the...

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