Military

Supporting Military Families in Colorado

Fountain, CO – This week the Safeway in Fountain, Colorado partnered with Eckrich & Operation Homefront to help surprise a Colorado Springs military family with a new 2017 Ford Fusion! Thank you Eckrich for including us in your national campaign to honor, thank, & support military families.  Since 2012, Eckrich has donated more than $2 million to Operation Homefront.…

Fort Carson hosts Retiree Appreciation Day

FORT CARSON, Colo. – Fort Carson will host the annual Joint Forces Retiree Appreciation Day at the Mountain Post Soldier Center, Building 1525, on post Oct. 14 at 8 a.m. to provide retirees with essential services. The annual event recognizes the service of the military retiree population and provides updated information that is pertinent to…

Pikes Peak Regional Air Show

This years Pikes Peak Regional Air Show in Colorado Springs, CO will be held on September 23 – 24th at the Colorado Springs Airport. Aerobatics and performances by the Thunderbirds will be featured both days of the air show, along with precision aerobatic teams like the Trojan Flyers. “Dogfights” between Allied and Axis WWII fighters…

Community Night in the Park in Fountain

City of Fountain’s Community Night in the Park is Tuesday September 19 from 4 pm to 7 pm at Metcalfe  Park located at 704 W Ohio Avenue.. There will be information booths, information about non-profits and vehicle display with police cars and fire engines. There will also be live music by the Fort Carson 4th…

Military Appreciation Days at the Zoo

Thanks to our military personnel for their continued service to our great country. This week’s military discount features 50% off normal admission base price*, which is offered to all active-duty, veteran and retired military personnel and their dependents living in the same household. March on up to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo for a week full of stars,…

Retiree Information Day

The 2017 All  Services Military Retiree and Spouse Information Day will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 8 am to Noon.  The events will be held at Mountain Post Soldier Center building 1525 on 6351 Wetzel Ave at Fort Carson, CO.  They will also have dental screening and flu vaccines for ID Cards/DEERS.…

Fall Festival Pancake Breakfast

The JRTOC is holding the Fountain Fall Festival Pancake Breakfast at Fountain Middle School. The annual fundraiser supports local students in the Fountain Valley area and is held each year before the Fountain Fall Festival Parade. Where: Fountain Middle School 515 N. Santa Fe Avenue, Fountain, CO When: 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. Rates : $5.00…

Free Admission for Military to all State Parks in August

Colorado – Free admission to all state parks for the month of August. Active duty and veterans are admitted free to Colorado State Parks. The military member or veteran must show proof of military service (photo ID, DD-214, VA medical card) and obtain the free pass from any Colorado State park or CPW office. Military member…

El Paso County Fair in Calhan

Calhan, Colorado – The El Paso County Fair in Calhan, CO will be July 15th to July 22nd with lots of fun events for the whole family. There will be a tractor pull, car and Tractor show, draft horse pull, rodeo , carnival rides and entertainment. Tickets: Tickets are purchased upon arrival at the gates.…

Fort Carson Fireworks

Fort Carson will host a Freedom Fest July 1-2, 2017, that replaces the traditional Fort Carson 4th on the 3rd celebration. Please visit http://carsonfreedomfest.com for a complete schedule  of events. The Fort Carson Freedom Fest will have live performances by the 4th Infantry Division Band, car show, food, beverages, and a fireworks display July 2,…