Leon Panetta

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Fort Carson Braces For Potential Furloughs

Fort Carson says about 3,000 civilians employed by the Army post could potentially face unpaid furloughs, if automatic government spending cuts kick in March 1.

02/20/2013

Maj. Taunya Ford, left, talks with CBS4's Tom Mustin. (credit: CBS)

Female Veterans Excited By Decision To Allow Women In Combat Roles

Female veterans in Denver are reacting with enthusiasm to the announcement of one of the biggest policy changes in U.S. military history.

01/24/2013

U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar at the Democratic National Convention on Sept.4, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Interior Secretary Salazar Leaving Obama’s Cabinet

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, who oversaw a moratorium on offshore drilling after the BP oil spill and promoted alternative energy sources throughout the nation, will step down in March.

01/16/2013

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US-Led Coalition: Colorado Springs Doctor Rescued From Taliban

Officials with the U.S.-led military coalition say an American doctor abducted by the Taliban has been rescued in eastern Afghanistan.

12/09/2012

Peterson Air Force Base (credit: CBS)

Military Copters, Rescuers From Peterson AFB On Alert For Superstorm

The military has placed helicopters and rescue teams on alert and dispatched medical planners to help cope with the damage from a superstorm on the East Coast.

10/29/2012

Air Force Academy (credit: CBS)

No Simple Explanation In AFA Sex Crime Data

Nine years after a sexual assault scandal at the Air Force Academy sent shockwaves across the military, the Defense Department last month announced a spike in reported assaults at the school – and days later the Air Force filed sex-crime charges against three cadets.

01/23/2012

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Defense Shift Could Have Impact On Colorado Bases

Budget cuts and the winding down of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan will have long-term ramifications for the large Army and Air Force presence in Colorado as details of a new defense strategy become public in coming weeks.

01/05/2012

Army Lt. Gen. Charles H. Jacoby Jr. (credit: armybase.us)

Army General Tapped To Lead NORAD, Northcom

Army Lt. Gen. Charles H. Jacoby Jr. has been nominated to be the new commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and the U.S. Northern Command.

07/26/2011

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