Cheyenne Mountain


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Cheyenne Mountain,

c.9,565 ft (2,915 m), in the Front RangeFront Range,
an eastern range of the U.S. Rocky Mts., bordering the Great Plains and extending c.300 mi (480 km) S from SE Wyo. to the Arkansas River, S central Colo. It has several peaks, including Gray's Peak and Pikes Peak, that are more than 14,000 ft (4,270 m) high.
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 of the Rocky Mts., El Paso co., central Colo., SW of Colorado Springs. Halfway up the mountain, in North Cheyenne Park, is the Shrine of the Sun Memorial, erected in memory of Will RogersRogers, Will
(William Penn Adair Rogers), 1879–1935, American humorist, b. Oolagah, Indian Territory (now in Oklahoma). In his youth he worked as a cowboy in Oklahoma, and after traveling over the world, he returned to the United States and worked in vaudeville as a cowboy
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. It consists of a 100-ft (30-m) tower, the interior of which is decorated with frescoes; there is bust of Rogers by Jo Davidson. The headquarters of the North American Air Defense Command (NORAD) and other defense facilities are located deep inside the mountain.
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Nestled at the base of Cheyenne Mountain and spanning 3,000 acres, The Broadmoor's nine buildings offer 700 rooms, including 107 suites, many overlooking the mountains or circling Cheyenne Lake.
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Senior Chief Monsam's previous duty stations include: Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colorado Springs, CO.
TRW will support and maintain facilities and communications for the entire JNIC, the Space Warfare Center, the Space Aggressor Squadron, the Attack and Launch Early Reporting to Theater system, the Aerospace Fusion Center, the Center for Research Support, and the Cheyenne Mountain Training System.
In Desert Storm, Cosumano explained, "we had our early-warning satellites providing information to Cheyenne Mountain [in Colorado] and then into theater.
Space Command from its base in the Cheyenne Mountain in Colorado.
Its operational centre is inside Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station and its headquarters are at Peterson Air Force Base, both in Colorado.
The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs has a 1925 model built by the Allan Hershell Company, with jumping horses and chariots.
The North American Air Defense Command (NORAD), from its bomb-proof post deep beneath Cheyenne Mountain in Colorado, informed Odom that the Soviet Union had launched 220 missiles targeted on the United States," Powers writes.
Judge Clarence Brimmer struck down part of the drug-testing policy of the Cheyenne Mountain Conference Resort in Colorado Springs.

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