Military

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,…

Fort Carson Freedom Fest

FORT CARSON, Colo. – Fort Carson and 4th Infantry Division will host Freedom Fest July 1 and 2 at Iron Horse Park from noon – 10 p.m. both days. The two-day event will feature a carnival and live music from the 4th Infantry Division band. Park admission is free both days.  Fees will apply for…

Jobs For Veterans

The DAV and Recruit Military will be holding a job fair for Veterans on June 1, 2107 at the Double Tree located at 1775 East Cheyenne Mountain Blvd in Colorado Springs, CO. The event is for Veterans, National Guard Members, Reserve Members and Spouses. Date:  June 1, 2017 Time:  11:00 am – 3:00 pm Location: …

Family Fun Day in Fountain

Fountain, CO – Fountain Creek Nature Center will host the annual Family Fun Day on Saturday, May 6th from 10am-2pm. This is a great family friendly event that encourages outdoor recreation in the Pikes Peak Region and having fun in the outdoors! There will be bug sweeps, puppet shows, pond studies, face painting, kite making,…

Rep Mike Coffman Introduces Veteran Access to Mental Health Bill

Washington, D.C. – Representatives Mike Coffman (R-CO) and Derek Kilmer (D-WA) led the bipartisan reintroduction of the Veteran Urgent Access to Mental HealthCare Act (H.R. 918). This bill would allow mental health assessments and urgent mental healthcare services to veterans at risk of suicide or harming others, even if they have an other than honorable…