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Gambucci shows what staying can produce

Andy Gambucci came to Colorado Springs in 1949, leaving his hockey-crazy hometown of Eveleth, Minn., to further his education and play sports at Colorado College. Little did Gambucci know at the time where his career path would lead, both in athletics and the business world. He certainly excelled at hockey, and Gambucci played on the… Continue Reading Gambucci shows what staying can produce

ISS wins $249 million Air Force contract

Intelligent Software Solutions has won a $249 million U.S. Air Force contract The contract is for work with the Air Force’s Command and Control Applications and Information Services Development. ISS is one of seven prime contractors selected for the contract. The five-year contract at Hanscom Air Force Base in Massachusetts will support the replacement of… Continue Reading ISS wins $249 million Air Force contract

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Lockheed receives $68 million GPS contract

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Lockheed Martin won a $68 million contract to provide mission readiness, launch, early orbit checkout and on-orbit operations engineering support for the first two GPS III space vehicles. The first and second GPS III satellites are on schedule for launch availability in 2014 and 2015. The GPS III will replace aging GPS satellites while improving… Continue Reading Lockheed receives $68 million GPS contract

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The Space Foundation plans to conduct two special events to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the United States’ Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) – one in Colorado Springs, which is the headquarters city of both Space Command and the Space Foundation, and one in Washington, D.C. The first commemorative event will take place on Friday,… Continue Reading Space Foundation to honor 30 years of Space Command

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Colorado Springs will have a net gain of 80 Air Force Reserve jobs as the military restructures amid a slowdown in defense spending. Schriever Air Force Base will get most of the additional Colorado jobs announced Tuesday, with 24 full-time positions and 56 part-time. Peterson Air Force Base will gain one full-time position and one… Continue Reading Colorado gains 80 jobs in Air Force realignment

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Air Force opens launch opportunities

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Commercial rocket companies will be able to compete for future launch services for the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force has published a guide that will assist commercial companies in competing for the contracts. The document lays out the approach the Air Force will use to certify commercial launch companies for the Department of Defense… Continue Reading Air Force opens launch opportunities

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F-16 pilots get new quarters at Buckley

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Buckley Air Force Base has opened new quarters for a fighter squadron that’s part of the homeland defense system established after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The $4 million structure is for the F-16 pilots and crews of the Colorado Air National Guard’s 120th Fighter Squadron. The squadron is one of 18 air sovereignty… Continue Reading F-16 pilots get new quarters at Buckley

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The top commander at Buckley Air Force Base says the facility contributed $1.7 billion to the local economy in the last federal fiscal year. Col. Clinton Crosier released the number in a speech to the Aurora Rotary Club and the Chamber of Commerce last week. Crosier says the total includes $26 million in construction, $16… Continue Reading Buckley AFB says it has $1.7 billion economic impact

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Members of three Air Force Reserve units that fly C-130 cargo planes on special missions are gathering this week for a conference at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. Units represented will be the 302nd Airlift Wing from Peterson, the 403rd Wing from Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., and the 910th Airlift Wing from Youngstown Air… Continue Reading Peterson hosting Air Force Reserve conference this week

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An Air Force colonel stationed at Buckley Air Force Base has been nominated for promotion to general. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Stephen T. Denker has been nominated for brigadier general. Denker is commander of the Space Operations Wing, Aerospace Data Facility-Colorado, National Reconnaissance Office. Buckley is in the Denver suburb of Aurora.

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