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Pueblo veterans mural will get an upgrade

A mural that honors Pueblo's veterans will get a much needed upgrade.

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Congress says VA lied, ignored warnings on hospital cost

Members of Congress are accusing the VA of lying and ignoring warnings that its new Denver hospital couldn't be built within budget or on schedule.

Springs jury convicts man of weapons possession, theft

Torrence Hall was accused of stealing from Fort Carson according to the Colorado Springs Gazette.

Air Force Academy honors former prisoners of war

Air Force Academy to honor former prisoners of war

The United States Air Force Academy is honoring 33 of its graduates who were held as prisoners of war in Southeast Asia.

Air Force Academy Cadet Wins Prestigious Scholarship

Air Force Academy to honor its 33 graduates who were POWs

The Air Force Academy is honoring its 33 graduates who have been held as prisoners of war.

HUD to spend $616K on rental help for Colorado veterans

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development says it will spend nearly $616,000 in rental assistance to help homeless veterans in Colorado find homes.
  

Secretary of U.S. Air Force weighs in on sexual assault trend

It’s a topic that's brought a lot of controversy to the military and Thursday night, two powerful women were at the Air Force Academy to put an end to sexual assaults in the military.

Pilot shot down in Vietnam War to be buried in Colorado

An Air Force pilot and air commando who was shot down in 1970 during the Vietnam War will be buried at the Air Force Academy.

Army: Vehicle in fatal Fort Carson accident rolled 100 feet

A newly released Army document says a Stryker fighting vehicle that rolled and killed a soldier during a February training exercise at Fort Carson tumbled about 100 feet and landed on its top.

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New Drone Training Facility to Open in Aurora

The Colorado Army National Guard is opening a new facility at Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora to train for drone combat.

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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.

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.

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