Jun 25, 2014
Colorado Springs Independent
New NorthCom leader chosen
Defensenews.com reports that new leaders for three important commands have been chosen, including a replacement for Army Gen.
Hickenlooper signs bills aimed at protecting Colorado military facilities
Gov. John Hickenlooper signed three high-profile military bills into law Wednesday at Cheyenne Mountain State Park, including one that provides $300,000 for a study the state can use to defend the very military institutions the park overlooks from potentially devastating military cuts.
Crews proactive ahead of 2014 Colorado wildfire season
The scream of chain saws echoed near Cheyenne Mountain on Thursday afternoon, drowning out the howl of strong winds that swirled around the hills at El Paso County's only state park.
Fort Carson engineers get Air Force honor
Soldiers in Fort Carson's 52nd Engineer Battalion were honored by the Air Force in April for helping their sister service deal with flooding that caused damage at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station.
Vietnam vet from AFA's first class to be buried Friday at academy cemetery
Brig. Gen James Rhodes died in December. He'll be buried at the Air Force Academy Friday, where he was a member of he school's first class of graduates in 1959.