More Military Life Articles

  • Military briefs

    Published: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    Budget cuts put base operators on hold Telephone operators at Peterson Air Force Base will reduce their hours Wednesday as part of a base-wide budget-cutting plan. Once on call day and night, operators now will man the phones from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Base operators have played a...

  • Retiring soldier looks back fondly on 37 years of service

    By TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Published: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

  • Military calendar Sept. 28, 2014

    By carlotta olson -
    Published: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    FRIDAY CG Scramble - 1:30 p.m., Cheyenne Mountain Golf Club, Fort Carson, $30. Registration: mwrfortcarson.com, 526-4102.
 SATURDAY Walk a Mile in Her Shoes 5K Run/Walk - Domestic Violence Awareness Month event, 8 a.m., Iron Horse Park, Fort Carson. Registration: Lisa Jenkins,...

  • Report: Security agency not prepared for pandemic

    The Associated Press -
    Published: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    WASHINGTON - For nearly a decade, the Homeland Security Department has stockpiled supplies, from respirators and surgical masks to hand sanitizer and antiviral medications, in case of a pandemic. But the agency stocked up without knowing what it needed and now most of the gear and...

  • Academy program pushes technology partnerships to turn research into cash

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Published: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    The goal is an old one - Air Force Academy cadets and professors have come up with new ideas for decades, many of which have landed in the civilian world. What's new is the school's formalized program to collect ideas and use them to pollinate business in Colorado Springs and around...

  • Fort Carson's 3rd Brigade trains to fight in big battles, insurgencies

    By Tom Roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Sep 27, 2014

    No more Burger King and containerized housing units. No tents, either. One hot meal a day if you can get there. Plenty of firepower, though. It's the austere world of a Fort Carson soldier preparing for a future that could include battle against the Islamic State terror group. It's a...

  • Warrior Games underway in Colorado Springs

    By TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Sep 27, 2014

    Wounded, injured and ill troops will vie for medals in the Warrior Games, which kick off Sunday with an opening ceremony at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Participants say the weeklong sporting event is about more than bragging rights. Instead, they say, it's a...

  • New Colorado Springs VA clinic celebrates official opening

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    With speeches, a ribbon and oversized scissors Friday, local leaders gave an official welcome to Colorado Springs' new Veterans Affairs clinic on the city's west side. The 76,000-square-foot facility at Centennial Boulevard and Fillmore Street has been open to patients for nearly a...

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