By Dan Boyce, CPR News COLORADO SPRINGS — When Kathy Boe heard the news in January that President Donald Trump was moving the headquarters of U.S. Space Command from Colorado Springs to Huntsville, Alabama, she understood why Trump was making the move — even though she expected Colorado Springs to be the frontrunner in the […]
Sorry, Grinch. Coronavirus won’t stop Colorado-based NORAD from tracking Santa.
By Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Children of the world can rest easy. The global pandemic won’t stop them from tracking Santa Claus’ progress as he delivers gifts around the globe on Christmas Eve. The North American Aerospace Defense Command has announced that NORAD will track Santa on Dec. 24, just as […]
General becomes 1st Black head of U.S. Air Force Academy
COLORADO SPRINGS — The U.S. Air Force Academy installed a new superintendent who will be the first Black officer to lead the military institution. Lt. Gen. Richard Clark also became the first former commandant of cadets to return to the top position at the academy near Colorado Springs, The Gazette reports. Clark accepted the post Wednesday […]
Air Force discloses drug investigation into nuclear missile guards in Colorado, 2 other states
By Robert Burns, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Security guards at an Air Force base responsible for protecting strategic nuclear missiles in three states are under investigation for alleged marijuana use, Air Force officials said Monday. They are part of the same security force whose members were caught using the hallucinogen LSD four years ago. […]