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Given these months of bad news, the past several days could have been worse. In fact, recent defense news in the Pikes Peak region has been pretty darn good. For the win: Peterson Air Force Base will be home to the U.S. Space Command for at least the next six years.  “This is great news for […]

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Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs will be home to U.S. Space Command for at least the next 6 years, it was announced today. Governor Jared Polis welcomed the announcement on the provisional headquarters. The final decision will come in January 2021. “This is great news for our state and I will continue urging […]

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The issue: Colorado Springs must compete for U.S. Space Command. What we think: The region is primed to headquarter the military command. Tell us what you think: Send us an email at editorial@csbj.com. He didn’t say it, but we all know it’s true. The crowd at The Broadmoor World Arena — and vicariously, the community as a whole […]

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Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC officials joined a near-capacity crowd at the Broadmoor World Arena for President Donald Trump’s Feb. 20 re-election campaign rally, handing out red T-shirts branded with the message “#usspaceCOm.” That hashtag, part of a large-scale public relations effort launched Feb. 18 by the chamber, was meant to drive home the message […]

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The Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC today launched a national campaign to promote Colorado as the best permanent location for U.S. Space Command. “The aerospace & defense industry is one of Colorado’s largest economic sectors,” Kathy Boe, chair of the Chamber & EDC’s board of directors, and CEO of Boecore, said in a news release. […]

Not often in life do you have the chance to sit down with a four-star general who grew up in Alabama, proudly graduated from Harvard, couldn’t become a pilot because “I’m legally blind” and yet has worked his way up to the top of the Air Force Space Command. It simply doesn’t happen. Even before […]