Posted 6:51 PM 6/4/2013 by Andy Koen
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - A Marine Corps Corporal from Florence, Colorado was one of five Marines to be awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal on Monday for their heroism in rescuing comrades trapped aboard a crashed MV-22 Osprey during a training mission in Morocco last April.
Cpl. Steve T. (More)...
Posted 4:19 PM 6/2/2013 by Adam Knapik
WASHINGTON (AP) - Samantha Nerove is in a smart suit with matching bracelet and a necklace, her hair in a stylish French twist. She doesn't look like the image many people have of a wounded warrior. She's not in a wheelchair. She has all her limbs. But she came home a wounded warrior and the PTSD (More)
Posted 8:16 PM 5/31/2013 by Juice Godfrey
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Stacey Thompson had just been stationed at a Marine Corps base in Japan when she said her sergeant laced her drinks with drugs, raped her in his barracks and then dumped her onto a street outside a nightclub at 4 a.m. The 19-year-old lance corporal was not afraid to (More)
Posted 6:40 PM 5/29/2013 by Connie Murphy
SEATTLE (AP) - The Army staff sergeant charged with murdering 16 Afghan villagers during pre-dawn raids last year has agreed to plead guilty in a deal to avoid the death penalty. John Henry Browne, an attorney for Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, tells The Associated Press that Bales will (More)
Posted 12:58 PM 5/28/2013 by Maddie Garrett
Wednesday is the big day for about 1,000 Air Force Academy Cadets, as they graduate and start their careers as newly commissioned officers in the Air Force. The 55th Graduating Class will march across the stage at Falcon Stadium Wednesday morning to receive their diplomas.
No doubt the (More)
Posted 6:53 PM 5/28/2013 by Andy Koen
COLORADO SPRINGS - A flying reminder of the sacrifices of World War II Veterans landed in Colorado Springs this afternoon. The B-17 Flying Fortress "Sentimental Journey" along with an escort of P-51 Mustangs arrived at the Colorado Jet Center just after 2:00 p.m. Monday.
The pilots and (More)
Posted 4:09 PM 5/26/2013 by Tony Spehar
WASHINGTON (AP) - A member of the Senate Armed Services Committee says that military commanders who allow sexual assault to flourish should be fired.South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham says that women who serve in the military are needed and, quote: "putting up with way too (More)
Posted 1:30 PM 5/21/2013 by Andy Koen
COLORADO SPRINGS - The graduates of United States Air Force Academy Class of 2013 may have to hold their hat a little longer for this year's flyover. Since the Air Force Thunderbirds have been grounded indefinitely by sequestration budget cuts, the Texas Flying Legends and WestPac Restorations (More)
Posted 8:23 PM 5/17/2013 by Jennifer Horbelt
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO- A big name is putting big efforts into making sure our local veterans and first responders get the support they deserve.
A golf tournament on Monday in Colorado Springs benefits the (More)...
Posted 7:33 PM 5/16/2013 by Andy Koen
COLORADO SPRINGS - The number of active duty soldiers stationed at Fort Carson has steadily risen over the past six years. However, constant deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan have often hidden how big of a change has taken place.
In the coming months, the full scale of those troop (More)
Posted 10:46 AM 5/14/2013 by Patricia Collier
ABOARD THE USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH (AP) - The U.S. Navy says it has successfully launched an unmanned aircraft from the deck of an aircraft carrier.The Navy says in a news release that the launch was completed Tuesday morning aboard the USS George H.W. Bush in the Atlantic Ocean. The X-47B is (More)
Posted 12:41 PM 5/13/2013 by Patricia Collier
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) - A military judge has found Army Sgt. John Russell guilty of premeditated murder in the 2009 killings of five fellow service members at a combat stress clinic in Iraq.Russell now faces a sentencing phase to determine whether he will face life in prison (More)
Posted 10:10 PM 5/12/2013 by Tony Spehar - email@example.com
The 2013 Warrior Games continued on Sunday with Great Britain's Prince Harry wrapping up his visit to Colorado Springs while the fierce competition continued.
Cycling, wheelchair basketball and sitting volley ball were the events of the day.
In one of the first games in the wheelchair (More)
Posted 3:36 PM 5/10/2013 by Connie Murphy
WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior U.S. military official says Marines and other American forces in Europe have been placed on a heightened state of alert in response to a deteriorating security situation in the Libyan capital of Tripoli. The alert order applies to a U.S. special operations (More)