Military Community

Learn about our thriving military community.


The Colorado Springs military community is strong and diverse. The five military institutions include United States Air Force Academy, Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Stations Fort Carson Army Post, Peterson Air Force Base and Schriever Air Force Base. Our military community has a $12 billion annual impact on the regional economy, employs 105,000 residents and boasts an average salary of $52,540. The region is home to more that 53,000 military veterans, and Colorado Springs is ranked as the #2 City for Veterans by WalletHub in 2017.

United States Air Force Academy

United States Air Force Academy

The U.S. Air Force Academy is FREE and open to visitors daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Visitor's Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.…

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Doolittle Hall at the Air Force Academy

Doolittle Hall at the Air Force Academy

Doolittle Hall located on the United States Air Force Academy sits on 24 acres of scenic Colorado landscape and is the ideal place to host…

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Peterson Air & Space Museum

Peterson Air & Space Museum

Exhibits feature the WW II Peterson Army Air Base, the Binational (United States and Canadian) North American Aerospace Defense Command, US…

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National Museum of WWII Aviation

National Museum of WWII Aviation

The National Museum of World War II Aviation is the only museum in the world to focus exclusively on the unique story of the role of aviation…

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4th Infantry Division Museum

4th Infantry Division Museum

The current 4th Infantry Division Museum is responsible for exhibiting and interpreting the history of the 4th Infantry Division and…

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