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...

Summit looks to expand resources for El Paso County veterans


DENVER - A Veterans Summit hosted by four El Paso County lawmakers next week aims to match former service members with state resources available to them while also trying to identify shortcomings in the...

Friday Military Salute: Water, Wounded Warriors and Team River Runner


Marc Dervaes have renewed his old friendship with the water.

Dervaes, who is part of an organization called Team River Runner, lost his right arm during an attack in Afghanistan while deployed with the Army...

Former top Air Force general gets academy honor


The former top general in the Air Force told cadets last week that everything he needed for a successful military career was learned at the Air Force Academy.

Gen. Norton A. Schwartz was lauded with the...

Air Force Academy again scores high marks on college rankings list


Tuesday was just another classroom day for students in the Air Force Academy's astronautical engineering department, with the math and science of orbital mechanics taught by a shuttle pilot who helped rescue the...

Military Briefs: Army's top general in Europe to visit Fort Carson

By: The Gazette

U.S. boss in Europe will visit Carson

The Army's top general in Europe will visit Fort Carson to review the post's work overseas with NATO partners.

Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, U.S. Army Europe commander, will...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Sept. 13, 2015

By: Carlotta Olson


Briarfest - Rides, food, music, arts and crafts fair and more, to benefit USO Colorado Springs, Marian House and St. Gabriel the Archangel, noon-6 p.m. Sept. 13, St. Gabriel the Archangel, 8755...

Lamborn: Schriever Air Force Base to get spy satellite center


‚ÄčSchriever Air Force Base has been picked to house a center that will blend ‚Äčoperations of military and intelligence agency satellites.

U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colorado Springs, said he was informed of the...