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AFA on Al Qaeda s radar

Al Qaeda publication lists Air Force Academy as potential target

A recent article in a magazine published by Al Qaeda suggests the Air Force Academy as a possible target for future attacks.

Fort Carson homecoming

150 Fort Carson soldiers welcomed home in early morning ceremony

About 150 Fort Carson soldiers were welcomed home at the Mountain Post early Saturday morning.

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Marine killed in crash planned to surprise brother

A Colorado Marine killed in a crash in central Utah last week was on his way home to surprise his little brother on the first day of school.

Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance

Colorado Springs Business Alliance believes army could soon cut thousands of jobs at Fort Carson

The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance says the army is eying cuts that could affect the Mountain Post, and there's something you can do about it.

Is Local Law Enforcement Too Militarized

Is local law enforcement too militarized?

Perhaps the most noticeable aspect of the police response to rioting in Ferguson, Missouri, is the use of military-grade equipment.

Fort Carson honors 2 killed by Afghanistan bomb

Fort Carson honors 2 killed by Afghanistan bomb

Fort Carson is honoring two soldiers killed last month by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.

Kurdish soliders front line against ISIS

Denver religious leaders want ISIS stopped

The Catholic archbishop of Denver and other religious leaders in the city are asking President Obama to stop Iraqi militants threatening Christians in Iraq.

Man proposes at Fort Carson homecoming

Man proposes at Fort Carson homecoming

Jesse Cunard didn't have any doubts.

Air Force athletics program under investigation

The Air Force Academy's superintendent has ordered an investigation into the academy's athletics program in response to a newspaper's questions about player misconduct.

Authorities say soldiers get $92M in debt relief

New York and 12 other states have settled an investigation into improper lending with a court agreement to shut down the company and expected to provide $92 million in debt relief for 17,800 U.S. military personnel.


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Wear Red Friday: Former POWs visit Air Force Academy

Former POWs tour Air Force Academy

Former prisoners of war are honored for their service at the Air Force Academy Friday night.

Vietnam ex-POW shares story of courage, survival

Vietnam ex-POW shares story of courage survival

Paul Kari, then an Air Force captain, wasn't supposed to fly into enemy territory on Father's Day in 1965.

Camp honors kids of fallen, wounded service members

Camp honors kids of fallen wounded service members

This week the YMCA Camp Shady Brook in Deckers was transformed to a camp for a unique group of visitors.

Photographer honors veterans with portrait project

Photographer honors veterans with portrait project

They say a picture is worth 1,000 words.  For photographer Stacy Pearsall, each one of her pictures shares the story of a veteran -- stories that have often been forgotten or overlooked.

Fountain girl uses Girl Scout cookie proceeds to help military

Fountain girl uses Girl Scout cookie money to help military

An 8-year-old Fountain Girl Scout is using her cookie-selling prowess for good.

Local 'Rosie the Riveter' shares memories of war and work

Local Rosie the riveter shares memories

Rosie the Riveter is one of the most iconic images of World War II, representing women who went to work in U.S. factories, while the men were overseas at war.

WWII paratrooper, 90, shares memories of combat jumps

WWII paratrooper 90 shares memories of combat jumps

His military unit went down in history and he's the only one left to tell the story.

Wear Red Hero: Air Force Pioneer

Wear Red Friday Air Force Pioneer

A member of the Air Force Academy's first graduating class, who rose to the highest level of the Air Force.

Veteran says service dog saved him from himself

Red Friday Hero Duke the service dog

Even as a little kid, all Justin Bryant wanted to do was join the military.  He looked up to his father's long military career and figured he would do the same.


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