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Fort Carson soldier 'elated' Pentagon is exploring transgender acceptance

By: BY TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -

A transgender Fort Carson soldier said Tuesday she's "elated" that the Pentagon is moving toward acceptance of transgender troops.

Staff Sgt. Patricia King said the Pentagon study announced Monday is similar...

Friday Military Salute: Starbucks is brewing up success around Colorado Springs

By: BY ERIC SINGER eric.singer@gazette.com -

The frothy goodness of coffee is being mixed with a healthy dose of helping the military and military spouses. Starbucks held a grand opening for its first Military Family Store in Colorado at 735 Cheyenne Meadows...

Announced Army cuts show about half of expected reductions

By: BY STEPHEN HOBBS AND MEGAN SCHRADER The Gazette -

Troop reductions announced by the Army Thursday were only the first round of the branch's effort to eliminate 40,000 soldiers over the next three years.

A Gazette review of the reductions at 30 military...

Report: Army will cut 40,000 troops; no word on Fort Carson

By: BY STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -

With proposed Army troop reductions imminent, officials are awaiting how many - if any - cuts may come to Fort Carson.

USA Today reported Tuesday that the Army plans to cut 40,000 soldiers - from 490,000 to...

Outlaw motorcycle groups' efforts to recruit military troops is worrisome, officials say

By: BY TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -

The Infidels Motorcycle Club, a group made up of troops, veterans and military contractors in Colorado Springs, drew attention recently with its pig roast to protest the holiest of Muslim holidays.

While...