• Patriotic till the end: Colorado Springs veteran, 87, dies building flagpole

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    Age was no barrier for Richard "Dick" French, who, at 87, set out to build a 20-foot flagpole in the yard of his Colorado Springs home to show off his immense patriotism. For months, he talked up the project to family members and couldn't wait for the weather to warm up so he could...

  • AFA cadets working on system to stop computers viruses before they infect

    By Tom Roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    Air Force Academy researchers are using software similar to that used to catch classroom cheaters in a bid to foil computer hackers. The academy's anti-malware lab has built a program that scans malicious software used to steal computer data for similarities to other criminal codes,...

  • Colorado Springs woman's master's project aim to improve students' healthy eating, fitness

    BY ELLIE COLE Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    Nicole Leth would love for her master's degree project, Fueling the Future, to expand across the country. "That would be my dream," she said. Her goal is to help children in military families take up healthy eating and exercise habits at young ages. She piloted the program in...

  • FMS: Choate clears another hurdle to become Military Youth of the Year

    BY ERIC SINGER eric.singer@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    A Friday Military Salute follow-up to a young woman who hopes to receive a major military-related honor. We first presented Jennifer Choate in a February Friday Military Salute. The 16-year-old is Peterson Air Force Base's entrant for Military Youth of the Year. Jennifer was...

  • Military Update: Military coalition divides over compensation reforms

    By Tom Philpott -
    Published: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    The Military Coalition can make Congress tremble from time to time by presenting a united front of millions of members from more than 30 military associations and veterans' service organizations in support of, or opposition to, legislation. That lesson was learned by budget committee...

  • Military Awards: Honors for military personnel in the Pikes Peak region

    The Gazette -
    Published: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    Sergeants Buchanan The 302nd Airlift Wing at Peterson Air Force Base celebrated the retirement of two top sergeants who share a last name. Chief Master Sgt. Debbie Buchanan, the wing's 34th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron superintendent and Senior Master Sgt. Rick Buchanan the wing's...

  • Military Briefs: New GPS satellite added to constellation; help for cadets just a click away

    The Gazette -
    Published: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    Air Force launches latest GPS rocket The Air Force's ninth next-generation Global Positioning System satellite rocketed to orbit from Florida last week, Air Force Space Command said in a news release. The March 25 launch from Cape Canaveral was without incident and continues Space...

  • Colorado Springs area military events starting March 29, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    WEDNESDAY Scholarship Program - For high school seniors, hosted by National Defense Industrial Association, Rocky Mountain Chapter. Program is intended for those seniors interested in the Department of Defense, after graduation, in a field related to Science, Technology, Engineering...

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