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Air Force Space Command

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Air Force Space Surveillance System Nearing End

Air Force Space Command is telling the 21st Space Wing to prepare to end operations of the aging Air Force Space Surveillance System by Oct. 1 due to budget cuts.

08/12/2013

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2 Killed In Black Forest Fire Both Worked For The Air Force

El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa said that someone had spoken to the Herklotzes on the phone at about 5 p.m. and heard a popping sound — most likely the fire racing through the thick trees.

06/19/2013

An image from the propaganda video (credit: CBS)

Colorado Military Mum On Purported North Korean Threat

Military officials aren’t commenting on a purported North Korean threat to fire missiles at Colorado Springs, home to a large military presence including U.S. Northern Command, which is responsible for homeland defense.

04/15/2013

Air Force Space Command Grounds The Flight Suit

The Air Force Space Command says its men and women who aren’t assigned to flying operations can no longer wear flight suits or Air Force leather jackets after Oct. 1.

04/13/2012

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Colorado Likely To Be Spared From Worst Defense Cuts

Colorado will probably avoid the worst of the defense budget cutbacks in the post-Iraq, post-Afghanistan era because of the bustling military space operations in Colorado Springs and the Denver area.

02/13/2012

Brig. Gen. Samuel A. Greaves (credit: af.mil)

Peterson General Nominated For 2nd Star

A general serving at the Air Force Space Command headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base is in line for a second star.

02/11/2012

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New Generation GPS Satellite Starts Tests In Colorado

A $5.5 billion upgrade to the Global Positioning System moved a step closer to launch this week when a prototype arrived at a Lockheed Martin complex in Colorado to begin months of tests.

12/13/2011

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Retired General In Colorado Springs: US Vulnerable To Cyber Attacks

The United States is still “hugely vulnerable” to cyber attacks, but so are most other nations, a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Monday.

04/11/2011

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