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Local musicians host concert to benefit veterans

Local musicians host concert to benefit veterans

Local musicians came together Sunday to help an organization that fights to end suicide among veterans.

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Army chief of staff to promote new Fort Carson general

The Army's top general will promote a Fort Carson commander to the rank of one-star general.

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Fort Carson hosts Special Operations Forces career fair

Parachuting, helicopter operations and bomb disposal are all part of the military's Special Operations Forces. 

Denver VA halts some surgeries over sterilization concerns

Denver's Veterans Affairs hospital is holding off on complicated surgeries and shipping reusable equipment like forceps to Cheyenne for sterilization.

State Attorney General reveals top military consumer complaints

The Colorado Attorney General has announced the top five military consumer complaints filed in 2014.

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Suspicious package investigated outside NORAD not dangerous

A suspicious package that was investigated at the Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station Thursday turned out not to be dangerous, according to the 21st Space Wing.

Schriever AFB celebrates GPS 20th birthday

Schriever AFB celebrates GPS' 20th birthday

GPS is turning 20 this week, and at the headquarters for the satellite based navigation system, they're holding a celebration.

Transgender Fort Carson soldier welcomes expected change in military policy

Transgender Fort Carson soldier welcomes expected change in military policy

The military may soon recognize thousands of transgender people who've been serving in uniform for years.

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Pentagon readying plan to lift transgender ban

The Associated Press has learned that Pentagon leaders are finalizing plans aimed at lifting the ban on transgender individuals serving in the military.

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Hundreds of soldiers to be cut from Fort Carson

Congressman Doug Lamborn has confirmed to KRDO NewsChannel 13 how many jobs will be lost at the Mountain Post as part of cuts to the Army.


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Korean War veterans to commemorate anniversary of ceasefire

The Dutch Nelsen Chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association is hosting a commemoration ceremony Saturday in honor of the 62nd anniversary of the Korean War ceasefire.

100-year-old veteran shares memories of war, love

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At 100 years old, Frank Royal has 120 combat missions and at least 5,000 hours of flight time under his belt.

Volunteers honor fallen AFA heroes

Volunteers honor fallen AFA heroes

Hundreds of people volunteered Friday to honor fallen heroes at the Air Force Academy.

Mitchell Hall workers serve with pride

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Behind the scenes at the Air Force Academy a team of dedicated workers makes sure mealtime runs like clockwork at Mitchell Hall.

Air Force Academy POWs honored in new memorial

Air Force Academy POWs honored in new memorial

The Air Force Academy unveiled a Prisoner of War memorial Friday to honor 33 USAFA graduates who served as POWs in Southeast Asia.

Cadet who suffered heart attack makes progress in recovery

Cadet who suffered heart attack makes progress in recovery

The family of an Air Force Academy cadet who suffered a heart attack said she reached another milestone in her recovery Sunday.

Southern Colorado woman works to create war dog memorial

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A Southern Colorado woman has made it her mission to honor unsung heroes.

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.


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