More Military Life Articles

  • Colorado military members revel in chance to work out like Broncos

    By NICK BEADLESTON Special to the Gazette -
    Updated: Mon, Aug 4, 2014

    Before the Denver Broncos took the field on Saturday to play their summer scrimmage game in front of 30,000 fans, 50 Colorado service members got the chance to train at Mile High Stadium. As part of the USAA Military Combine, soldiers and airmen from around the state were invited to...

  • First American woman in space spent life breaking barriers

    By NICK BEADLESTON nick.beadleston@gmail.com -
    Updated: Sun, Aug 3, 2014

    Those who have seen the Earth from space come back changed. Enlightened. The question then becomes, what do they do to help enlighten the inhabitants of the Earth once they have returned? Sally Ride, famous for being the first American woman in space, chose to answer that question by...

  • Upperclassmen influence younger cadets during grueling 11 days of drills, teamwork in Jack's Valley

    BY Nick Beadleston nick.beadleston@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Aug 3, 2014

    More than 1,100 cadets stood at attention as Brig. Gen. Stephen Williams, Air Force Academy commandant, welcomed them to the second phase of their basic training. By the time the flag was raised on Jack's Valley, cadets had marched far from the central campus and deep into the...

  • USO job fair helps veterans expand opportunities

    By Nick Beadleston nick.beadleston@gmail.com -
    Published: Sun, Aug 3, 2014

    For veterans, reintegration into civilian life means transferring skills learned while in the military into skills that serve them in new endeavors. This was the theme at the recent USO Hire Heroes Career Opportunity Day at Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs. Unlike most job fairs,...

  • Air Force Academy superintendent orders investigation of athletic department after Gazette inquiry

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Aug 2, 2014

    The superintendent of the Air Force Academy has ordered an investigation into athletic programs in response to Gazette inquiries about player misconduct and issues involving the teams. The Gazette investigation, which will appear in Sunday's edition, examines recruiting, academic...

  • Red Cross ending service to give Colorado Springs-area vets ride to medical appointments

    By Stephen Hobbs, stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jul 31, 2014

    Greg Barry was scheduled to receive an MRI in June and needed to get from Colorado Springs to his appointment at the VA Medical Center in Denver. A Colorado Springs VA Transportation Program shuttle, run through the Disabled American Veterans organization, takes veterans to and from...

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