Colorado Springs area military events starting July 16, 2017

A look at upcoming military events in the Colorado Springs-area starting Sunday, July 16.

By Carlotta Olson Updated: July 15, 2017 at 2:04 pm • Published: July 15, 2017 0


Aviation Summer Youth Tours - 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Saturdays, National Museum of World War II Aviation, 755 Aviation Way, $5-$10. Advance tickets:


Military Exchange Shopping - The Army, Air Force and Navy exchange will start allowing all honorably discharged veterans to shop online. Registration required by Nov. 11: 1-844-868-8672.


"Trenches to Treaties: World War I in Remembrance" - 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, Money Museum, 818 N. Cascade Ave.; for details, call 632-2646 or visit


Pikes Peak Jazz And Swing Society's Jazz in the Parks - With 101st Army National Guard Dixieland Band, 6-8 p.m., Fountain Creek Regional Park, 311 Duckwood Pond, Fountain, free;


Creekside Concert - With New Horizons Symphonic Band in conjunction with the 312th Army Band, 6-8 p.m., Canon Elementary School, 1201 W. Cheyenne Road, free;


Pikes Peak Chapter/Military Officers Association of America - Open to active-duty, retired and former officers in seven uniformed services. Monthly and special events. Activities include member luncheons, business professionals dinners, TOPS group breakfasts, Investment Club, more. Information and reservations:

Navy League Colorado Springs Council Bi-monthly Dinners - Open to anyone who supports the four sea services. No requirement to have served;

Readiness classes - 1-2:30 p.m. Mondays, Peterson Air Force Base;

Sampson AFB basic training graduates or permanent party personnel breakfast - 8 a.m., first Tuesday, Perkins Restaurant, 3295 E. Platte Ave.; Joe Coughlin, 574-7720,

USAFA Pre-Deployment Briefings - 11 a.m. Tuesdays or 2 p.m. Thursdays. Spouses are highly encouraged to attend these briefings. Registration: 333-3444.

VFW Post 4051 Bingo - Noon-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, Carefree Bingo, 3440 N. Carefree Circle;

The National Museum of World War II Aviation tours - 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m., Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 755 Aviation Way, $8 prepaid or $10 walk-in for adults, $5 prepaid, $6 walk-in for children ages 4-12, $6 prepaid, $8 walk-in for seniors, retired and active duty armed forces with ID. Space limited for tours, registration recommended:

Pikes Peak Chapter 15 of the Society of Military Widows Meeting - Open to widows of any branch of military service, regardless of the spouses rank, 10:30 a.m., last Wednesday, the Peterson Air Force Base Club; 597-0492, 591-9523.

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Medical Records Review - For individuals within 180 days of retirement, separation or both, filing a disability claim with the VA. By appointment only: 333-3444.


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