Colorado leaders blast U.S. Space Command’s move to Alabama as “politically motivated”

Colorado leaders on both sides of the aisle blasted the decision announced Wednesday awarding the permanent location for the U.S. Space Command headquarters to Alabama, abandoning its current provisional site in Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers, in an afternoon press conference, said the move was based on “politics” and that outgoing President Donald Trump chose Alabama to reward Sen. Tommy Tuberville, one of the […]

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‘America’s greatest Pilot’ Chuck Yeager, first person to break sound barrier, dies at 97

United States Air Force Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager, retired, talks with Col. Barry Cornish, 99th Air Base Wing commander, upon his arrival, Oct. 13, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Yeager was the first person to pilot an aircraft faster than the speed of sound, Oct. 14, 1947, and he broke the sound barrier again at the age of 89 in an F-15D Eagle from the 65th Aggressor Squadron.

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