Peterson Air Force Base

A Russian tanker began offloading 1.3 million gallons of fuel to tanks in Nome, Alaska (credit: CBS)

US Commander: Alaska Fuel Delivery A Hopeful Sign

A U.S. military commander says the international effort to bring fuel to an iced-in Alaskan city is a promising sign for cooperation in the Arctic.

01/18/2012

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Santa Trackers Break Records For Calls, Emails

NORAD says its Santa-tracking operation broke its own records for phone calls, emails and Facebook and Twitter followers on Christmas Eve.

12/29/2011

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NORAD Santa Trackers Having Record Holiday

Santa’s piling up more than presents this year. The big man’s trackers at NORAD say Santa Claus is also breaking records this Christmas Eve.

12/24/2011

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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

Peterson Air Force Base (credit: CBS)

Colorado-Based Air Force ICU Saving Vets’ Lives

The 34th, an Air Force Reserve unit, uses part-time airmen who leave civilian hospitals and clinic to put on the uniform.

10/10/2011

Peterson Air Force Base (credit: CBS)

Admiral Moving Into New Role At Peterson AFB

An admiral currently serving with U.S. Forces-Iraq has been named to a new post at Peterson Air Force Base.

09/29/2011

Firefighting helicopters dump water and flame retardant after loading up with water from a pond at Lost Pines Golf Club as they fight a fire in Bastrop State Park September 6, 2011 in Bastrop, Texas. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Colorado Sends Equipment To Texas To Help With Wildfires

Colorado is sending equipment to Texas to help battle the wildfires that have devoured nearly 1,400 homes.

09/10/2011

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NORAD, Northern Command Plan 9/11 Remembrance

The North American Aerospace Defense Command is holding a remembrance ceremony for the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

09/09/2011

Peterson Air Force Base (credit: CBS)

Air Force Sergeant Convicted Of Cheating On Fitness Test

An Air Force staff sergeant who was convicted of cheating on a physical fitness test has been demoted and sentenced to 14 days of hard labor without confinement.

09/06/2011

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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