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Fort Carson Could Lose Expected New Brigade

Updated: 04/08/2009 - Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Monday he would block the creation of three Army brigades, one of which was planned for creation at Fort Carson by 2013.

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Media Allowed To Cover Second Casualty Return

Posted: 04/07/2009 - For the second time in three days, the media have been granted permission to cover the return of a combat casualty from overseas to Dover Air Force Base.

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Pinon Canyon Expansion May Be Limited

Posted: 04/07/2009 - The House has given initial approval to a plan that would bar the state Land Board from selling or leasing property to the U.S. Army for expansion in Pinon Canyon.

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Report: No Ethical Misconduct By Engineers In Katrina Levee Break

Posted: 04/06/2009 - A professional conduct committee found no wrongdoing after looking into allegations that members of the American Society of Civil Engineers colluded with the Army Corps of Engineers to cover up problems with levees after Hurricane Katrina.

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Gates To Cut Several Major Weapons Programs

Posted: 04/06/2009 - Defense Secretary Robert Gates is proposing deep cuts to some big weapons programs such as the F-22 fighter jet as the Pentagon takes a hard look at how it spends money.

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Media Witnesses Return Of War Casualty At Dover AFB

Updated: 04/05/2009 - An eight-member team wearing white gloves and camouflage battle fatigues carried the remains of a soldier killed overseas off a military jet in a ceremony witnessed by the media and family members .

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Remains of U.S. Servicemen Repatriated

Updated: 04/05/2009 - A U.S. official in Vietnam says that the apparent remains of three American soldiers killed during the Vietnam War have been sent back to the United States.

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Sources: Pentagon Seeks $3 Billion For Pakistan Military

Posted: 04/01/2009 - Defense officials say the Obama administration plans to seek as much as $3 billion over the next five years to train and equip Pakistan's military. And it's also considering sending 10,000 more troops to battle the Taliban in Afghanistan

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Ex-Military Officers Back Continued Ban On Gays

Posted: 03/31/2009 - More than 1,000 retired military officers, including several who were top commanders, are urging President Barack Obama and Congress to maintain the law that bars gays from serving openly in the armed forces.

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Fort Carson Remembers a Fallen Soldier

Posted: 03/25/2009 - Specialist Darrell Lamar Fernandez died in a military vehicle accident in Iraq while serving Operation Iraqi Freedom on January 31.

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Rescued Iraqi Dog Comes Home To Colorado Springs

Updated: 03/24/2009 - 11 News first told you about Pacino in January. He was rescued by Sergeant Daniel Schaeffer when he was just a small puppy roaming the streets of Iraq. He was injured, hungry and homeless.

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Bombing In East; Deadly Raid

Posted: 03/22/2009 - Officials in Afghanistan are reporting at least one death in a roadside bombing today.

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Colorado GOP Congressman Endorses Obama Iraq Plan

Posted: 03/20/2009 - Colorado Republican congressman Mike Coffman says he supports President Barack Obama's plan to end combat operations in Iraq next year and to withdraw all troops by the end of 2011

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Six Years In Iraq

Updated: 03/20/2009 - Thursday marks six years of fighting in Iraq. March 19, a pivotal day in American history, that is felt close to home.

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Another Iraq War Anniversary

Posted: 03/19/2009 - It's now been six years since the US went to war in Iraq and while the end of the U.S. mission there is in sight, Iraq's future isn't entirely clear.

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Ex-Bush Official To AP: Many At Gitmo Are Innocent

Posted: 03/19/2009 - A former Bush administration official says many Guantanamo detainees are innocent, and have been held only because U.S. officials hoped they would know something important.

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Army Officer Pledges To Tackle Problem Of Suicides

Posted: 03/18/2009 - In prepared testimony Wednesday before a Senate subcommittee, Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter Chiarelli says troops have been taking their own lives from all ranks.

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