Posted 10:35 AM 2/13/2013 by Matt Stafford
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran said Wednesday that it has begun installing a new generation of centrifuges at its main uranium enrichment facility, a move that will allow it to vastly increase its pace of uranium enrichment in defiance of U.N. calls to halt such activities.Vice President (More)
Posted 10:21 AM 2/12/2013 by Lauren Molenburg
WASHINGTON (AP) - A person familiar with President Barack Obama's State of the Union address says he will announce that 34,000 U.S. troops will be home from Afghanistan one year from Tuesday. That's about half the U.S. troops currently in Afghanistan. The decision marks the next phase (More)
Posted 5:06 PM 2/11/2013 by Matt Stafford
A former Fort Carson soldier has been given the nation's highest military honor.
Retired Staff Sergeant Clint Romesha was presented with the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama Monday at the White House.
"These men were outnumbered, outgunned, and almost overrun," President Obama (More)
Posted 9:18 AM 2/10/2013 by Matt Stafford
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Former Vice President Dick Cheney says President Barack Obama is jeopardizing U.S. national security by nominating substandard candidates for key cabinet posts and degrading the U.S. military. Cheney, a Wyoming native, made his comments Saturday night to about (More)
Posted 11:18 PM 2/7/2013 by Jacqui Heinrich, firstname.lastname@example.org
A verdict has been reached in the case against an Iraqi national accused in connection with what Colorado Springs police call a brutal rape case. Yasir Jabbar Jasim, 21, was found guilty on two misdemeanor counts of false reporting and not guilty on three of four counts of accessory to rape. The (More)
Posted 9:05 AM 2/7/2013 by Lauren Molenburg
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's state TV has broadcast footage allegedly extracted from the advanced CIA spy drone captured in 2011, the latest in a flurry of moves from Iranian authorities meant to underline the nation's purported military and technological advances. Iran has long claimed (More)
Posted 6:59 PM 2/6/2013 by Matt Stafford
It's been part of the nation's ongoing mental health debate; what affect does repeat exposure to violence have on people? More specifically what affect do violent video games have?
The games known as first-person shooters have been extremely popular. They traditionally top the best seller (More)
Posted 8:14 AM 2/5/2013 by Garrett Boyd
FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) - About 2,000 Fort Carson soldiers are preparing for deployment to a new assignment.
The brigade is holding a color-casing ceremony at Fort Carson on Tuesday. The casing of unit colors is a military tradition signifying the unit (More)
Posted 6:24 PM 2/4/2013 by Connie Murphy
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) - Army leadership is looking to improve coordination among its mental health programs and other soldier-resilience efforts, acknowledging Monday that a patchwork system of tools is often confusing for both commanders and soldiers. Army Secretary (More)
Posted 11:35 AM 2/3/2013 by Matt Stafford
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - An internal government audit finds the Fayetteville Veterans Affairs Medical Center failed to fully follow up with veterans considered high suicide risks after their hospital discharge. The Fayetteville Observer reports the VA is required to check on (More)
Posted 8:23 AM 2/1/2013 by Maddie Garrett
For the fourth year in a row, athletes from all of the military branches train and compete in Olympic style games. But these are no ordinary competitors. Injured veterans are currently in training for the 4th annual Wounded Warrior Games in Colorado Springs.
Scott Palomino joined the US (More)
Posted 10:34 AM 1/31/2013 by AP, posted by Kirsten Bennett
ROME (AP) - The body of a U.S. Air Force pilot whose F-16 fighter jet went missing Monday during a nighttime training mission has been found in the Adriatic Sea.
The family of Capt. Lucas Gruenther said his body was found on Thursday afternoon.
Italian rescue teams were joined by (More)
Posted 8:24 AM 1/30/2013 by Connie Murphy
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - The Air Force Academy says a military judge has sentenced an airman who used and distributed Ecstasy to six months of confinement. The academy says Airman 1st Class Ralph Day also was sentenced Tuesday to forfeit $1,000 in pay per month for six months (More)
Posted 6:09 PM 1/28/2013 by Connie Murphy
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) - North American Aerospace Defense Command fighter jets are preparing their security precautions for the Super Bowl. NORAD said Monday the fighters plan a one-hour drill over New Orleans on Tuesday starting at 7 a.m. local time. If the (More)
Posted 11:53 AM 1/24/2013 by Kirsten Bennett
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, in announcing he is lifting a ban on women serving in combat, said he believes women have become an integral part of the military's ability to succeed. Panetta made his announcement with the Joint Chiefs chairman, Gen. Martin Dempsey (More)