Tougher basic training trims Air Force Academy's freshman class

By: TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com

The Air Force Academy's class of 2019 will finish basic training about 6 percent smaller than it was when the basics arrived at the school in June.

The class, which began with 1,248 would-be cadets on June...

Military Update: Compound drugs fleece TRICARE, create deep budget hole

By: TOM PHILPOTT Military Update

Dodgy companies peddling pricey compound pharmaceuticals have fleeced the Tricare program so severely this year that they are largely to blame for a $2 billion defense health budget hole.

In fiscal 2010,...

Military briefs: Fort Carson housing complex ready for wrecking ball

By: The Gazette

Carson complex

to be replaced

A much-maligned housing complex at Fort Carson will face the wrecking ball, the post said in a news release.

The Cherokee Village neighborhood of brick multifamily...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Aug. 2, 2015

By: Carlotta Olson

THOUGH FRIDAY

Suits for Troops - Donate gently used men's and women's suits to assist servicemen/women preparing to enter civilian life at Braxton, 6 N. Tejon St., Suite 220. All suits must be cleaned, on...