Wahlert family 10th biennual reunion convenes in Loveland
Extended Wahlert family from five states and one foreign country united at North Park Lake in Loveland on Saturday, July 19, for the family's tenth biennual reunion.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Two Soldiers Stationed in Colorado at Fort Carson are 'Killed In Action'
Two more soldiers from the United States Army have given their all for Operation Enduring Freedom , and more importantly, our great Nation.
Stars and Stripes
Army tests Apaches during RIMPAC exercises at sea
The Army in Hawaii has landed Black Hawk and Kiowa Warrior helicopters on the decks of underway Navy ships in the past as the land service seeks to prove its sea-based flexibility.
The United States Army
Odierno discusses leadership development, Army future with Fort Carson Soldiers
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno talked with leaders and Soldiers while taking a tour of Fort Carson, Colorado, Thursday.
The News Tribune
Thank you for your service: How one company sues soldiers worldwide
A location of USA Discounters as seen on June 24 in Norfolk, Va. In military newspapers and magazines, on the radio, and on TV, the Virginia-based company's ads shout, "NO CREDIT? NEED CREDIT? NO PROBLEM!" Money was tight, and neither Aguirre, 21, nor his wife had much credit history as they settled into life at Fort Carson in Colorado in 2010.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Fort Carson Soldier Killed During 3rd Tour In Afghanistan
A 30-year-old Army staff sergeant from Nebraska is being remembered as a devoted family man after his death in Afghanistan.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Two U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan
Two U.S. Army soldiers were killed Thursday in Afghanistan, and one died in San Antonio from an illness he contracted in Ghanzi province.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The Washington Post
USA Discounters hooks some service members with credit before springing the debt trap
Money was tight, and neither Aguirre, 21, nor his wife had much credit history as they settled into life at Fort Carson in Colorado in 2010.
Thank You for Your Service: How One Company Sues Soldiers Worldwide
With stores near military bases across the country, the retailer USA Discounters offers easy credit to service members.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Stars and Stripes
Frustrations of waiting weeks for returning soldiers dissipates with Fort Carson homecoming
Arriving in white, unmarked buses, the 355 soldiers were escorted by Fort Carson Fire Department trucks to a parking lot.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Stars and Stripes
Air Force issues plan to cut 275 workers at Space Command
A Pentagon budget-cutting plan will eliminate 275 military and civilian jobs at Air Force Space Command in Colorado Springs and cut another 3,225 jobs from Air Force headquarters nationwide.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Arrowhead couple recommits to the Army together
Choosing to serve your nation is an honor and a privilege for many, although it is not without its hardships, such as long hours, deployments to faraway places, and time away from loved ones.
Colorado Springs Independent
Two Carson aviation officials suspended
Not much is known about an investigation of the command team for 1st Batallion, 25th Aviation regiment, as reported last week by Army Times .
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Young soldier gives all for his country
The thunder of motorcycle engines followed by muddied up trucks - one which read "PFC Aaron S. Toppen, I Drive Your Truck" seemed to make a solitary horse being lead along without a rider, a banner behind carried by one of the Patriot Riders to bear his name, and one more to say "Thank you" to a heartbroken community from a family who could never ... (more)
Militarize Our Border? O'Reilly, Here's Your Plan
Bill O'Reilly almost nightly calls for the militarization of our southern border, but he never has any guests to explain how this could be done.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Colorado Springs Business Journal
Let's not overreact to potential Army cuts
Underneath, another line lured readers to a story in the Business section with this dire message: "Ripple effect - Maximum cuts would mean $1 billion in lost wages to the local economy, which would hurt many businesses, officials warn."
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Apache battalion leaders suspended, under investigation
Lt. Col. Tammy Baugh and Command Sgt. Maj. Derrick Merriwether have been suspended from their leadership roles at 1st Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, pending the outcome of an investigation.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Fort Carson civilian employee arrested in terror threat
A former Fort Carson civilian employee who boasted of being a domestic terrorist in text messages has been charged with making terrorist threats, including vowing to turn the Army base into "Fort Columbine."
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Stars and Stripes
As marijuana law changes, DOD officials in Washington state stand pat
Working beneath 1,000-watt bulbs, Mark Arnold, assistant grower for pot producer AuricAG in Seattle, cuts the center hearts off the lower branches of the marijuana plants to increase growth to the buds.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
KRDO-TV Colorado Springs
2 homecomings Saturday as 158 soldiers return to Fort Carson
People who organize soldier homecomings at Fort Carson said it had never happened until Friday night -- a returning soldier proposed to his girlfriend during the ceremony.