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5 Suspicious Packages Found At NORAD

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.07.2013 | Denver

DENVER — NORAD headquarters in Colorado were evacuated for about 4 1/2 hours Thursday after employees found five suspicious packages, but the co...

Gone Green: Colorado's Air Force Housing

Posted 03.27.2012 | Denver

Barring the notable exception that it sits in close proximity to NORAD, the subdivision looks like pretty much every other suburban creature built in ...

Lee Speigel

Air Force UFO Rules Vanish After Huffington Post Inquiry

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 12.19.2011 | Weird News

The military deleted a passage about unidentified flying objects from a 2008 Air Force personnel manual just days after The Huffington Post asked Pent...

U.S., Mexico Share Responsibility In Drug War, General Says

AP | By DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 11.26.2011 | Denver

By DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- The U.S. shares responsibility with Mexico for confronting the danger posed by i...

Irene Tests New 'Dual-Status Commander' Training

AP | By DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 10.29.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- The military's efforts to help the East Coast recover from the floods and disruption caused by Hurricane Irene could test the Pentagon's new...

Fewer Pilots Breaking Airspace Rules, FAA Says

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 09.26.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Even as fighter jets were scrambled on successive days this month to intercept airspace violators near the presidential retreat at Camp...

Military Satellite Riddled With Delays, Defects, Extra Costs

AP | By DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 09.21.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- A small piece of cloth stuck in a fuel line may be the reason a military communications satellite hasn't reached its planned orbit since it ...

Introducing: Domestic Disaster Commanders

AP | By DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 09.03.2011 | Denver

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- The Defense Department is grooming a new type of commander to coordinate the military response to domestic disasters...

NORAD Cutting 79 Positions

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — NORAD and the U.S. Northern Command are cutting 79 staff positions amid Defense Department budget cuts, officia...

Gene Renuart, NORAD Chief, Makes Final Flight

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — The general in charge of NORAD and the U.S. Northern Command has piloted his ceremonial last flight before reti...

U.S. Air Force To Start Schooling Recruits In Cyberwarfare

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. � The Air Force will train all new recruits in the basics of cyberwarfare and add more advanced schooling for others to help...

They're baaaack: the black helicopters of Yoder

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

All Shellie Kirby wants is a place where she and her husband Mark can live in peace with their Spanish mustang, Rebel, and their other hors...