FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) - One of Fort Carson's four infantry brigades is getting a new commander. Col. Brian L. Pearl will formally take command of the 4th Brigade Combat Team on Thursday. Pearl was previously deputy for a Pentagon task force on improvised explosive devices. He replaces Col. James... more »
DENVER (AP) - Two Denver police officers are set to take positions of command within the Colorado Army National Guard this weekend.
Police Capt. Wesley Kvasnicka is set to accept overall command of the 220th Military Police Company on Sunday, and Master Sgt. Jon Crowe is set to become... more »
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) - The U.S. military hopes a new type of commander can avoid some of the failures that plagued the response to Hurricane Katrina.
The military is training high-ranking officers to command both active-duty and National Guard troops in a domestic emergency.
Normally... more »
BRUSSELS (AP) - NATO will assume command of all aerial operations - including ground attacks - in Libya from the U.S.-led force that has been conducting air strikes against Mormmar Gadhafi's forces.
Ambassadors on Sunday approved a plan to expand the previously agreed mission to enforce the U.N. arms... more »
Col. Karen A. Rizzuti will relinquish command of the 310th Space Wing to Col. Jeffrey T. Mineo during a change of command ceremony Sunday, Jan. 9, at 11 a.m., in Building 210 on Peterson Air Force Base.
Colonel Mineo comes to Schriever from Beale Air Force Base, Calif., where... more »
The Colorado Springs-based U.S. Northern Command has sent an officer to the U.S. Virgin Islands to consult with civil authorities over its response to Hurricane Earl.
Army Col. Robert Freehill was sent to the islands on Saturday.
Northern Command says Freehill will work with federal, state and local... more »
Lawmakers are reacting swiftly and fiercely to news that the Pentagon's belt-tightening could mean lost military jobs in their districts.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates wants to shutter a major command that employs some 5,000 people around Norfolk, Va., and to eliminate other jobs throughout the military. Gates says the... more »
The Colorado Springs-based North America Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and the Russian Air Force plan to conduct a joint air defense exercise in August.
The focus will be combating terrorism.
This exercise will take place in both Russian and U.S. airspace, over Alaska and Russia.