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Fort Carson promotes brain injury awareness

Fort Carson promotes brain injury awareness

Fort Carson is working to bring awareness to a hidden illness during Brain Injury Awareness Month.

Remains of Korean War POW returning to Colorado

The remains of an Army corporal who died while a prisoner of war in North Korea are coming back to Colorado.

Jobs are available for people leaving the military

Jobs are available for people leaving the military

A possible draw down will loom for the military in the next few years, making finding jobs for people leaving the military more important than ever.

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Hearing set for Air Force cadet on sex misconduct charge

The Air Force Academy will conduct a hearing to determine whether a cadet should face a military trial on modified charges of sexual misconduct.

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Fewer reported sex assaults at military schools

The number of reported sexual assaults involving students at three military service academies went down in the most recent school year, capping a year that saw the military continue to struggle with high-profile cases among leaders and in the schools.

World War II veteran honored for his service

Tuskegee Airman honored for service in World War II

A local World War II veteran is being honored for his distinguished service record.

Man who died in Air Force Academy car accident identified

The Air Force Academy has released the name of a man who died in an accident on Academy grounds over the weekend.

Grass fire burning at Fort Carson

Authorities expected to have containment overnight Sunday on a grass fire that burned 106 acres at Fort Carson.

UPDATE: 1 soldier dead, 6 injured in Fort Carson training exercise

A Fort Carson soldier was killed and six others were injured in a rollover crash during an on-post training exercise.

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Air Force cadet remembered

A fallen cadet was remembered Thursday.


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Snow day in Pueblo brings the best and worst moments

The snow in Pueblo brought both good and bad times.

VA clinic named after local WWII hero

VA clinic named after local WWII hero

The new Colorado Springs Veterans Affairs clinic was officially named after a local World War II hero in a ceremony Friday.

Fort Carson honors soldiers and military spouse

Fort Carson is honoring five soldiers for their leadership, and a military spouse for volunteer work.

A look back at KRDO's Wear Red Friday Heroes

A look back at KRDO s Wear Red Friday Heroes

KRDO NewsChannel 13 has had the honor of sharing the stories of some incredible veterans this year with the Wear Red Friday Hero segment.

Wear Red Friday: Former POWs visit Air Force Academy

Former POWs tour Air Force Academy

Former prisoners of war are honored for their service at the Air Force Academy Friday night.

Vietnam ex-POW shares story of courage, survival

Vietnam ex-POW shares story of courage survival

Paul Kari, then an Air Force captain, wasn't supposed to fly into enemy territory on Father's Day in 1965.

Camp honors kids of fallen, wounded service members

Camp honors kids of fallen wounded service members

This week the YMCA Camp Shady Brook in Deckers was transformed to a camp for a unique group of visitors.

Photographer honors veterans with portrait project

Photographer honors veterans with portrait project

They say a picture is worth 1,000 words.  For photographer Stacy Pearsall, each one of her pictures shares the story of a veteran -- stories that have often been forgotten or overlooked.

Fountain girl uses Girl Scout cookie proceeds to help military

Fountain girl uses Girl Scout cookie money to help military

An 8-year-old Fountain Girl Scout is using her cookie-selling prowess for good.


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