10 hrs ago
Fallen soldiers, airmen honored at Fort Carson ceremony
A chilly drizzle fell on Maj. Gen. Paul LaCamera as he strode past dozens of mourners - some crying, others stoic in their grief.
19 hrs ago
Lawmakers react to Gazette investigation on wounded soldiers
Jerry Jensen gets "Cold Blood" tattooed on his neck to pay homage to the unit he served with in Afghanistan at The Summit Tattoo in Castle Rock Saturday, March 2, 2013.
23 hrs ago
Side Streets: Four-legged veteran was hero to many
Mitra Singh with Emir, a retired military working dog, shortly after she adopted him in January 2012.
Wed May 22, 2013
Missing Bradenton soldier sought by family
Normally, 22-year-old soldier Mason VanKuiken of Bradenton would be celebrating his 2-year anniversary Thursday with his wife, Lacey.
Funding ban again halts expansion; Not One More Acre! file protest letter claiming piecemealing
The ongoing efforts of those groups trying to prevent the U.S. Army from expanding its PiAħon Canyon Maneuver Site gained another measure of success last week as the Military Construction Subcommittee of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee voted to continue the funding ban on "any action that relates to or promotes the expansion and size" of ... (more)
Bradenton Soldier Missing Since March
A Bradenton soldier has been missing since March after he left the Colorado Army base he was stationed at and was arrested and released a few days later in Texas.
Military discharges, rather than treats
The U.S. Army has discharged escalating numbers of traumatized combat veterans who commit crimes and in ways that make them ineligible for Veterans Administration health assistance, The Gazette of Colorado Springs reports.
Mon May 20, 2013
Two-star general keeps Ft. Carson soldier from dishonorable discharge
Courage, honor and integrity in both Iraq and Afghanistan, weren't enough to keep the Army from trying to oust a wounded combat veteran.
Sun May 19, 2013
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Veterinarians graduate from Tufts University
Veterinarians have served in the U.S. Army since the days of George Washington. Once they served as farriers for cavalry horses.
Report: Combat troop discharges increase sharply
The number of soldiers discharged from the Army for misconduct has risen to its highest rate in recent times, and some are wounded combat troops who have lost their medical care and other veterans benefits because of other-than-honorable discharges, according to an investigation by the Colorado Springs Gazette.
More than just catching fish: Berthoud club honors "Warriors on the Lake"
Early Saturday morning, the entrance to Loveland Reservoir is lined with American flags, fishing poles set up for the taking and dozens of volunteers ready to greet warriors as they arrive, one by one, for a day on the lake.
Preventative maintenance key for soldier welfare
Chaplain Sam Rico, headquarters and headquarters battalion chaplain for the 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson, Colo., is shown during his 2009 deployment to Wardak province, Afghanistan.
Fri May 17, 2013
Colorado Soldier Gets 21 Years in Fatal Shooting
An Iraq War veteran who was convicted of manslaughter in a motorcycle club shooting has been sentenced to 21 years in prison.
Wed May 15, 2013
Colorado Springs Independent
Funding ban renewed for Pinon Canyon
For the sixth year running, a ban on funding to expand the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site is making its way into law.
Colorado Springs Independent
Homelessness solution: Welcome to Bachville
In today's episode of Steve Bach : Champion Of The Homeless , we find our Mother Teresa -like mayor rounding up support for a campus-like place so all of our village's downtrodden can get a safe night's sleep, medical care and career training, and, more importantly, so the unshaven bums will stay the hell out of the downtown area.
Mon May 13, 2013
Fort Carson soldiers injured in Humvee rollover crash
The soldiers are assigned as mechanics to 759th Military Police Battalion. One of the soldiers was treated and released, and the other soldier is in fair condition at Evans Army Community Hospital.
Sun May 12, 2013
Wounded Fort Carson warrior to take on South Pole
Mark Wise, far right, poses for a photograph with members of the United States team preparing for an expedition to the South Pole.
Thu May 09, 2013
Oklahoma News Minute
Utah-based Leavitt Partners says Insure Oklahoma could be reworked to help almost 200,000 Oklahomans afford health insurance.
Fort Carson honors 2 soldiers who died in Kuwait
Spc. Trinidad Santiago Jr., of San Diego, and Spc. Charles P. McClure, of Stratford, Okla., died May 2 in Camp Buehring, Kuwait, of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident.
Wed May 08, 2013
U.S. Department of Defense
General Officer Announcements
Army Lt. Gen. William T. Grisoli for reappointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as director of the Army Staff, Washington, D.C. Grisoli is currently serving as director of the Office of Business Transformation, Office of the Under Secretary of the Army, Washington, D.C. Army Maj.