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U.S. Department of Defense
General Officer Announcements
Air Force Lt. Gen. John E. Hyten, nominated for appointment to the rank of general and for assignment as commander, Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
NORAD training exercise over eastern Colorado Springs draws attention
Residents of eastern Colorado Springs watched an impromptu airshow Monday morning as a pair of fighter jets escorted an airliner into Peterson Air Force Base during a training exercise.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Colorado Springs Independent
Slashes proposed to Academy faculty, civilians and athletics
If President Obama's budget is approved as presented to Congress on Tuesday - which, it should be said, is doubtful - reductions at the Air Force Academy would be noticeable: The cuts, outlined by Superintendent Lt.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Air Force Times
Vast distances, unexpected dangers - and rewards - as Africa mission expands
Airmen from the 81st and 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadrons and soldiers with the 1/18th Battalion conduct joint training Jan. 12 at Grand Bara Range in northeast Africa.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Space Wing commander on hunt for efficiency
Col. John E. Shaw, who leads the Peterson Air Force Base unit that provides missile detection and space monitoring through a worldwide network of radars and telescopes, wants to know how the work can be done more efficiently for less money as the Pentagon's budget shrinks.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Peterson airman gain experience through deployment to Africa
U.S. Army soldiers with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa's East Africa Response Force depart an U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules from Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Dec. 18, 2013.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Peterson firefighters training today
Firefighters at Peterson Air Force base will be honing their skills by battling a training blaze at the west end of the base Tuesday.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Former RPD chief named finalist for SC police chief job
Tony Fisher -- Fisher was most recently the Director of Public Safety for the City of Spartanburg where he was responsible for the operation of Law Enforcement and Fire Suppression services for the City.
Colorado Springs Business Journal
The Doodler creates ads on promotional items
Specializing in imprinted items from wearables to pens, The Doodler in Colorado Springs is the oldest existing screen printer in town, said owner Lori Wood.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Congressional deal adds breathing room to military budgets
A set of battles punctuated by cuts called "sequestration" came in 2013, hitting a crescendo with the government shutdown triggered by congressional gridlock Oct. 1. Bases furloughed civilian employees, deferred maintenance on buildings, vehicles and weapons systems and in one instance, ran out of toilet paper.