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Military recalls many, not all

Military recalls many, not all

The partial shutdown of government functions became temporary Monday, when thousands of federal employees were invited back to work in Colorado Springs and across the nation. Local military bases and the Mountain Post were similarly affected, according to sources who work there. Although no one has yet calculated the economic loss to the city of… Continue Reading Military recalls many, not all

Peterson AFB’s surprising facts

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During a recent conversation, Col. Chris Crawford described a common experience in his role as commander at Peterson Air Force Base, talking with civilians in Colorado Springs who know surprisingly little about what goes on at the installation that leases most of its real estate from our airport. The colonel wasn’t being critical. He simply… Continue Reading Peterson AFB’s surprising facts

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Both Fort Carson and Peterson Air Force Base have sent military personnel to the Air Force Academy to help fight the Waldo Canyon fire.   Carson sent engineer units to Highway 24 and has now shifted its focus to building firebreaks around areas of the Air Force Academy.   Army help includes 21 soldiers operating… Continue Reading Carson, Peterson assist in fighting Waldo Canyon fire

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