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Veterans job fair slated for Nov. 26

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  Gov. John Hickenlooper has declared November “Hire a Veteran Month,” staging events statewide to assist veterans on a number of fronts including employment and training opportunities.   Representatives from the Department of Labor and Employment at state and country run workforce centers are offering workshops and hiring events statewide. The Pikes Peak Workforce Center… Continue Reading Veterans job fair slated for Nov. 26

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AFA wins higher-ed diversity award

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The Air Force Academy received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award from Insight magazine. Insight is one of the oldest diversity-focused publications in higher education. The award honors colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. The academy will be featured, along with 47 other recipients, in Insight’s December issue.… Continue Reading AFA wins higher-ed diversity award

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Boecore wins top supplier award

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Local business Boecore Inc was awarded a top supplier award from Northrop Grumman’s $10 billion information systems sector. It’s the fourth time Boecore has won the award. Boecore was recognized this week for its technical capabilities, employees and quality. The award is used to recognize the top 25 suppliers from more than 6,000 companies who… Continue Reading Boecore wins top supplier award

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Snoopy, NASA featured at Pioneers Museum exhibit

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The Space Foundation is partnering with the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum to support a special traveling exhibit from the Charles M. Schulz Museum called “To the Moon: Snoopy soars with NASA.” The exhibit runs Nov. 17 through April 20, and examines the history of Apollo 10 and the role the gang from the Peanuts comic… Continue Reading Snoopy, NASA featured at Pioneers Museum exhibit

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Lockheed Martin wins $250m contract

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Lockheed Martin won a $250 million contract to continue to support the air defense, missile warning and space defense systems at U.S. Northern Command and U.S. Strategic Command. The contract covers three one-year options, and has a total potential value of $250 million. Under the first contract, Lockheed Martin modernized the air defense, missile warning… Continue Reading Lockheed Martin wins $250m contract

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AFA cadets travel to Pueblo for STEM outreach

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Air Force Academy cadets and professors are attempting to engage students’ interest in science, engineering, math and technology careers. A team of 30 cadets and four professors will be in Pueblo at Chavez-Huerta Preparatory School in Pueblo for the entire class day, providing demonstrations about rockets, robots, gliders, physics and chemistry. The activities are part… Continue Reading AFA cadets travel to Pueblo for STEM outreach

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Veterans Day celebrations and commemorations are planned for Nov. 10 and Nov. 12 in the Springs. Veterans from across the region will take to the Colorado Springs downtown streets Saturday to celebrate Veterans Day. The Colorado Springs Veterans Day Parade will begin at 10 a.m. Nov. 10. The parade will proceed down Tejon Street, starting… Continue Reading Veterans Day commemorations planned for downtown and UCCS

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Last Veteran’s Day, a dozen veterans gathered at Roosters Men’s Grooming Center in Colorado Springs to share their experiences serving the country during times of war. This Sunday,  Rocky Mountain PBS will air the one-hour documentary produced from those interviews. It will be on PBS stations across Colorado at 7 p.m. prior to the National… Continue Reading Veterans documentary premiering Veteran’s Day on Rocky Mountain PBS

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Smith named to space law board of directors

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Colorado Springs attorney Milton “Skip” Smith was elected to the International Institute of Space Law Board of Directors at its annual meeting in Naples, Italy. Smith is one of 15 other space industry leaders and lawyers on the board, and is co-chairman of the Sherman & Howard space law practice group and is on the… Continue Reading Smith named to space law board of directors

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  Officials from the Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center, which helps businesses secure government contracts,  say the organization helped create nearly 14,000 jobs during the last fiscal year. The said PTAC clients received contract awards worth $694 million, creating and retaining 13,878 private sector jobs across Colorado. “Without a doubt, the PTAC is providing an… Continue Reading Colorado PTAC helped create nearly 14,000 jobs last year

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