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Monday | KKTV

Military Asked To Fill Gaps Left By USFS

We've all seen the damage wildfires caused to our community. Now, Senator Mark Udall is hoping to prevent another disaster by adding more air support.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, US Military, US Air Force, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Monday | The Gazette

Udall concerned military cuts could impact firefighting readiness

Colorado's U.S. Sen. Mark Udall said the military is ready for another season of battling wildfires from the air, but remains worried that planned cuts could impact readiness.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, US Military, US Air Force, Colorado Springs, CO

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Gazette

New American Legion honors Peterson war hero by adopting his name

Seidler, Post 381 of the American Legion was founded Jan. 7, 2013. For more information or to become a member, go to http://www.post381.org.

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Related Topix: Westminster, MD, US Military, US Air Force, Brandywine, MD, Life, Veteran Affairs

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Defence Industry Daily

Facing Drop in Demand, Oshkosh Defense to Cut Workforce by 29%

Oshkosh announced the termination of 760 jobs at its defense division between June and July, most of them being hourly positions.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Socorro, NM

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Gazette

Lessons from Hurricane Katrina, Superstorm Sandie shaped quicker...

Colorado wildfires have taught military commanders how to respond more quickly to disasters, the deputy commander of U.S. Northern Command told Colorado Springs business and civic leaders during a luncheon Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO, Black Forest, CO, US Military, US Air Force

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Pensacola News Journal

Rod Duren: Tyndall center coordinates mudslide rescue mission

The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center at Tyndall Air Force Base in Panama City was preparing coordination efforts even before the anticipated 911 call came in from Washington state officials about a massive mudslide that buried many residents of Snohomish County.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Tyndall Air Force Base, Darrington, WA, US Navy

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Air Force unit at Scott to cut 99 civilian, military jobs

Air Force cost-cutting and reorganization efforts have led the Air Force Network Integration Center to cut 43 percent of its jobs at Scott Air Force Base, resulting in the upcoming loss of 99 positions.

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Related Topix: US Military, Scott Air Force Base, US Air Force

Thu Apr 03, 2014

KKTV

Citizens Question Military Bases' 'Gun-Free' Policy

Lingering snow and rain showers continue for the southeastern plains as this system continues to drift.

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Related Topix: Weather, US Military, US Air Force, Schriever Air Force Base

The Gazette

Springtime in the Rockies = blast of winter: About 4 inches of snow...

Although up to 9 inches of snow fell northwest of Peterson Air Force Base, National Weather Service meteorologist Kyle Mozley said no records were broken Thursday, Most of Colorado Springs got about 4 to 4.5 inches of snow and further north in Black Forest and Monument, weather observers reported about 5 inches of snow on the ground.

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Related Topix: Weather, US Military, US Air Force, Colorado Springs, CO, Monument, CO

Wed Apr 02, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Top Promotions At Tyndall

He'll be leaving that post to become Director of Operations at the U.S. Northern Command headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Tue Apr 01, 2014

U.S. Naval Institute

Document: Flag Officer Annoucements

The following is a list of U.S. Navy flag officer announcements from the Pentagon, released this afternoon.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, US Air Force, MacDill Air Force Base, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Free Republic

FReeper Canteen ~ Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado ~ 25 MARCH 2014

Peterson Air Force Base is a base of the United States Air Force located at Colorado Springs in El Paso County, Colorado, United States and it provides runways for the adjacent City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport under a shared joint civil-military airport arrangement.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US News, Prison, Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado Springs Business Journal

USAF Commander to head 30th Space Symposium

The Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation announced Tuesday that Gen. William Shelton, commander of Air Force Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base, will be the featured speaker at this year's Space Symposium.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Colorado Springs, CO

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

What's Happening In Fremont County

The Fremont Center for the Arts will host its annual Fremont County Schools Art Show in April at 505 Macon Ave. The opening reception for middle and high school students' artwork will be from 5-8 p.m. April 4 as part of the First Friday events.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., US Military, US Air Force, Cortez, CO, Mancos, CO

The Gazette

Troops, spouses fill job fair amid looming cutbacks

Military spouses who follow troops on the Defense Department's Bedouin path through bases around the globe have traditionally had difficulty securing work.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Thu Mar 20, 2014

The Gazette

Peterson command gets new general

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Farnsworth pinned on his star and assumed the title of deputy commander for operations for Army Space and Missile Defense Command at Peterson Air Force Base this month.

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Related Topix: Strategic Defense Initiative, US Military, US Air Force

Tue Mar 18, 2014

CNN

Returning Airman Surprises Kindergartner, Reads to Class

When kindergarten teacher Ashley Mullins announced March 18 that a special guest had arrived for story time, her classroom energized with speculation.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., US Military, US Air Force, Colorado Springs, CO

The Gazette

Hometown Heroes: NAACP youth council's actions come full circle with honor

For 17-year-old Mikala Hodges, volunteering in a donation drive that filled seven school buses and four trucks with clothes, furniture and 25,000 pounds of food for Black Forest fire victims was a chance to be a part of something bigger than herself.

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Related Topix: Black Forest, CO, Education Etc., US Military, US Air Force

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