• Military briefs: Fort Carson to get new commander, NORAD celebrates birthday

    The Gazette
    Updated: Sun, May 10, 2015

    Fort Carson to get new commander Fort Carson soldiers will get a new boss on Thursday when Maj. Gen. Ryan Gonsalves takes over from Maj. Gen. Paul LaCamera. Gonsalves will be a familiar face to many in the community. He served as the post's deputy commander from 2011 to 2013. A...

  • Red Cross chapter helps troops abroad and at home

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, May 10, 2015

    Every week is Armed Forces Week for volunteers with the Pikes Peak Chapter of the American Red Cross. The charity's volunteers help out at local military clinics and hospitals, assist veterans and play a crucial role when troops overseas have family emergencies, said Gabrielle...

  • Have your ID handy: Security increased at U.S. military bases, but not over tangible threat

    By tom Roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, May 8, 2015

    Military bases across the nation - including the five in the Pikes Peak region - increased security Friday on the orders of U.S. Northern Command in a bid to throw a curveball to terrorists. The move isn't tied to a threat, officials said. Instead, Northern Command boss Adm. Bill...

  • Air Force Academy cadet released from Virginia hospital after heart attack

    BY TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, May 6, 2015

    An Air Force Academy cadet who suffered a heart attack during spring break has been released from a Virginia hospital, her family said on Twitter. Hailey Lane, whose struggle to recover from the March 23 incident grew into a Twitter movement under the hashtag #HaileyStrong, was headed...

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