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  • Fort Carson's 10th Combat Support Hospital gets new commander

    By Tom Roeder -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    The new boss of Fort Carson's 10th Combat Support Hospital will rely on old lessons to keep her 370-soldier unit ready for war. Col. Kimberly Aiello took charge of the hospital unit this month from Col. James Andrews, who is moving to a post at the Defense Health Agency. She said a...

  • AFA's Wings of Blue parachute team vying for yet another national championship

    By tom Roeder -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    As college bowl games hit full swing, Air Force will vie for its 35th national championship. Wings of Blue, the academy's parachute team, on Saturday jumped into the Idaho Potato Bowl - featuring the Falcons - and will also leap into the Dec. 31 Orange Bowl and the Jan. 2 Cactus...

  • Army downs Maine 72-69 in OT

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Mo Williams scored all seven of his points in the final minute of overtime to help Army beat Maine 72-69 on Sunday. Maine led 66-65 in OT when Williams hit a 3-pointer with 57 seconds to play to put Army up 68-66. A free throw by Shaun Lawton pulled the Black...

  • Task force to combat South Texas public corruption

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — The FBI and Texas Rangers are leading a new task force created in the wake of public corruption cases in South Texas that brought down a sheriff, a judge, a district attorney and other elected officials. The unit was formed earlier this month to specifically combat...

  • Entrepreneur builds a sleek ship, but will anyone buy it?

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    KITTERY, Maine (AP) — Even on land, the Ghost looks futuristic and fast. The angular vessel looks like a waterborne stealth fighter. It rides atop underwater torpedo-shaped tubes powered by a pair of 2,000-horsepower gas turbine engines. Gyroscopes keep the ride smooth. Sadly, Ghost...

  • SD Historical Society to host NASA webcast

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota State Historical Society is hosting a webcast that addresses NASA's landing of the Curiosity Rover on Mars. The program sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution will be broadcast Jan. 11 at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre. "NASA's Flying...

  • 2014 frustrates US hopes for Israeli-Palestinian peace

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is ending 2014 much in the same way he started it, frustrated in efforts to push Israel and Palestinians toward peace. With a diplomatic showdown looming this past week over Arab plans to force Israel from occupied Palestinian lands...

  • Colorado Springs area military events starting Dec. 21, 2014

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Sun, Dec 21, 2014

    Monday Air Force Falcons men's basketball vs. Jacksonville State - 7 p.m., Clune Arena, Air Force Academy. Go online for ticket prices: ONGOING Navy League Colorado Springs Council Bi-monthly Dinner Meetings - Open to anyone who supports the sea services,...

  • US sends 4 Afghans back home from Guantanamo


    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Saturday that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned to their home country in what U.S. officials are citing as a sign of their confidence in new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. Obama administration officials said...

  • State auditor's Christmas trees honor military


    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The two Christmas trees outside State Auditor Samantha Shaw's office don't look like any others in the state Capitol. They are decorated with the names of hundreds of Alabamians who have served in the military. The names are on red, white and blue stars, tags...