• Vermont to provide in-state college tuition to veterans

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont is providing in-state tuition to its public colleges and university to military veterans from around the country. A similar program is being offered in other states, but Jeb Spaulding, chancellor of the Vermont State Colleges, says he hopes some...

  • International Space Station R&D conference to meet in Boston

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — The International Space Station Research and Development Conference will hold its fourth annual meeting in Boston this week. NASA astronauts Cady Coleman, Karen Nyberg and Sunita Williams will be among the speakers at the meeting. It runs Monday through Thursday at the...

  • Colorado Springs photographer joins colleagues for reunion in Vietnam

    By Ellie Cole Special to Gazette -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    The Vietnam Old Hacks is an international group of journalists and photographers from the Vietnam War who came together as a group in 1995 to return to Vietnam to remember their time together during the war. During the last week of April every five years, a core group has boarded a...

  • Group increasing efforts to show support for military in Colorado

    BY TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    A statewide military booster group is ramping up efforts to show appreciation for troops in a bid to stave off Pentagon cuts. Colorado Wants You chairman Joe Blake said the group has attained nonprofit status and is working to show local government and federal officials the value of...

  • Military Update: Doctor skills factor in plan to streamline inpatient care

    BY TOM PHILPOTT Military Update -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    The number of surgeries and other inpatient procedures done on base by military physicians trails the inpatient workloads of private-sector peers by wide margins, according to data comparisons run in support of a Defense Department study on modernizing the military health system. The...

  • Russian craft delivers long-awaited cargo to space station

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    MOSCOW (AP) — An unmanned Russian cargo ship has docked successfully at the International Space Station, where it was anxiously awaited by the U.S.-Russian crew after the successive failures of two previous supply missions. The Progress M-28M ship, which is carrying 2.5 metric tons of...

  • Police: Weapons factory blast in Montenegro kills 1 person

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Police say an explosion at a weapons factory in central Montenegro has killed one person and injured several others. In a statement, police said the blast happened early Sunday at the Tara Group factory in the town of Mojkovac, 70 kilometers (42 miles)...

  • Demolition work begins on homes near Robins Air Force Base

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    MACON, Ga. (AP) — Workers have started demolishing about a dozen homes near Robins Air Force Base. The Telegraph of Macon (http://bit.ly/1RYCiwi ) reports the work is an effort to reduce the number of people living in an area the U.S. Department of Defense considers at-risk for plane...

  • 7/7 spurred tough anti-terror measures some say went too far

    Published: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — After four home-grown suicide bombers killed 52 London commuters on July 7, 2005, Prime Minister Tony Blair vowed that Britain would stop at nothing to defeat terrorism. "Let no one be in any doubt," he said. "The rules of the game are changing." Since the Sept. 11...

  • Colorado Springs area military events starting July 5, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    TUESDAY Securitizing British India - The 1839-1842 First Anglo-Afghan War and Imperial Policy Making - Lecture with Mark Honnen, Air Force Academy, hosted by Rocky Mountain Military Affairs Society, 7 p.m., Library 21c, ENT Conference Room, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive; rmmas.org....

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