Fort Carson Combat Hospital Getting New Commander
NORAD, Northern Command Getting New LeaderThe two military operations responsible for protecting North America are getting a new commander.
Defense Secretary Visiting Colorado Military SitesDefense Secretary Chuck Hagel has arrived in Colorado Springs to visit military installations.
Colorado Military Mum On Purported North Korean ThreatMilitary 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.
Military Considers Joining Fighting Wildfires SoonerMilitary and civilian officials are weighing whether to make it easier to call in military planes to help fight wildfires, a top general said Wednesday.
Military Copters, Rescuers From Peterson AFB On Alert For SuperstormThe 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.
Military Plans Drill To Prep For Hurricane SeasonThe military plans a large-scale exercise in Texas to prepare for the 2012 hurricane season.
Colorado Likely To Be Spared From Worst Defense CutsColorado 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.
Army General Tapped To Lead NORAD, NorthcomArmy 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.
Colorado Sends Cargo Planes To Help Mexico Fight FiresTwo specially equipped U.S. Air Force cargo planes left Colorado on Saturday to help battle wildfires in northern Mexico.
U.S. Northern Command Team Sent To JapanThe U.S. Northern Command has sent a planning team with expertise in hazardous material and medical and logistical support to Japan to determine what assistance the United States can provide in the nuclear reactor crisis.