• Colorado Springs riding program offers help to wounded warriors

    BY JACK HOWLAND jack.howland@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Jul 26, 2015

    The clomping sound of hooves was hard to miss Saturday afternoon at the Kit Carson Riding Club for the inaugural Ranch Horse Round Up. Organized by the National Versatility Ranch Horse Association and the riding club, the first day of the two-day Colorado Springs event offered...

  • Military briefs

    The Gazette -
    Published: Sun, Jul 26, 2015

    Carson deputy gets stars on collar Fort Carson deputy commander Timothy Daugherty is seeing stars after the Army's top general gave him one for each collar point. Col. Daugherty became Brig. Gen. Daugherty in a Thursday ceremony presided over by Army chief Gen. Ray Odierno. Most...

  • Military Update: VA chief counterpunches over 'community care' costs

    By TOM PHILPOTT Military Update -
    Published: Sun, Jul 26, 2015

    The Veterans Choice, Access and Accountability Act of 2014, which Congress rushed to pass last summer to address a patient wait-time scandal, spurred the VA to broaden access to care. Turns out it did so largely through use of existing and often costly contract authorities and...

  • Colorado Springs area military events starting July 26

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Sun, Jul 26, 2015

    Through AUG. 7 Suits for Troops - Donate gently used men's and women's suits to help servicemen/women prepare to enter civilian life at Braxton, 6 N. Tejon St., Suite 220. All suits must be cleaned, on hangers (preferably still in dry-cleaner bags) and sizes must be clearly marked on...

  • Governor named to committee handling homeland security

    Updated: Sat, Jul 25, 2015

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has been named vice chair of the National Governors Association Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee. Hutchinson's office announced the selection on Saturday. The Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee handles...

  • Rescuers recover body of missing boater in Maryland

    Updated: Sat, Jul 25, 2015

    SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Investigators located the body of a boater who was missing after an accident in the Wicomico River near Salisbury. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police say the body was located Saturday. The boater was identified as 50-year-old Kenneth Randolph...

  • Judge: Deadly building collapse trial to focus on contractor

    Updated: Sat, Jul 25, 2015

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge has told a defense attorney for a demolition contractor facing charges in a deadly Philadelphia building collapse that the trial will not be about others such as the city or its officials. Demolition contractor Griffin Campbell, 51, faces third-degree...

  • Rescuers: 2 men apparently drowned in Chesapeake Bay

    Updated: Sat, Jul 25, 2015

    LUSBY, Md. (AP) — Two swimmers who went missing off of Cove Point beach in the Chesapeake Bay are believed to have drowned. Calvert County sheriff's officials say the two men apparently entered deep water and became tired of swimming against the tide. The two brothers were swimming...

  • Evidence of Indian tribe village uncovered at Va. Navy base

    Updated: Sat, Jul 25, 2015

    NAVAL WEAPONS STATION YORKTOWN, Va. (AP) — In the backyards of some of the Navy's top officers at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, archaeologists have uncovered evidence that a long-lost Indian tribe's leaders called the same space home. The Kiskiak Indian Tribe was once part of the...

  • 350 airmen deploy from Ellsworth AFB to Afghanistan

    Updated: Sat, Jul 25, 2015

    ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. (AP) — Three hundred and fifty airmen from Ellsworth Air Force Base are deploying to southwest Asia to provide support to forces in Afghanistan. A portion of the 28th Bomb Wing's B-1 bomber fleet shipped out from the base in western South Dakota on...

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