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AFA cadet dies in ski accident

An Air Force Academy cadet died in a skiing accident over the weekend.

Fort Carson honors soldiers and military spouse

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

100 Fort Carson soldiers return from Ebola fight Africa

100 Fort Carson soldiers return from Ebola fight in West Africa

About 100 Fort Carson Soldiers with the 615th Engineer Company, 4th Engineer Battalion, returned to the Mountain Post Thursday morning.

Increased traffic near Fort Carson

UPDATE: Increase in traffic around Fort Carson

A change in working hours at Fort Carson is causing some traffic delays near the military base.

Fort Carson formally de-activating 2nd Brigade Combat Team

Fort Carson's 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team is being formally de-activated, culminating a process announced a year and a half ago.

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Air Force Academy selects new Athletic Director

The United States Air Force Academy says it has tentatively selected James A. Knowlton to be its next Athletic Director.

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Ceremony Marks the End of 13-Year Afghanistan War

A quiet flag-lowering ceremony at the headquarters of the NATO mission in Kabul marked the transition of the fighting from U.S.-led combat troops to the Afghanistan's own security forces.

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Drone unit proposed at Ft. Carson

A unit dedicated to operating drones could be stationed at Fort Carson by 2017.
    
The Army's proposal calls for 12 Gray Eagle unmanned aerial systems and 128 soldiers as part of a regiment that would belong to the post's combat aviation brigade. The Army is requesting public comment on the…

Colorado Springs veteran accused of threatening poliCE

UPDATE: Colorado Springs veteran accused of threatening police online

The FBI is investigating a Colorado Springs man after agents said he posted threats online encouraging the killing of police officers.

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Fort Carson tightens visitor entrance requirements

Fort Carson is tightening requirements for visitors, and longer waits at entrance gates are expected.

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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.

Local 'Rosie the Riveter' shares memories of war and work

Local Rosie the riveter shares memories

Rosie the Riveter is one of the most iconic images of World War II, representing women who went to work in U.S. factories, while the men were overseas at war.

WWII paratrooper, 90, shares memories of combat jumps

WWII paratrooper 90 shares memories of combat jumps

His military unit went down in history and he's the only one left to tell the story.

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