Peterson Air Force Base
Wildfires destroyed some 600 homes and burned more than 100,000 acres in Colorado during the past two months and several homeowners contacted 4 On Your Side Investigator Rick Sallinger to ask where the military was when the fires broke out.
President Barack Obama will tour wildfire-stricken Colorado Friday, where thousands of people have been displaced by out-of-control blazes.
A San Diego company has been awarded a $7 million contract for advisory and assistance services to the Air Force Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base.
An Air Force airman is back in military custody after two days on the run.
An Airman assigned to the 21st Space Wing fled from custody Wednesday while returning to Teller County Jail.
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.
Colorado will have a net gain of 80 Air Force Reserve jobs as the military restructures amid a slowdown in defense spending.
The military plans a large-scale exercise in Texas to prepare for the 2012 hurricane season.
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.
A general serving at the Air Force Space Command headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base is in line for a second star.