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Fort Carson Homecoming Nov. 22, 2014

Fort Carson soldiers welcomed home

150 soldiers from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division were welcomed home at the Fort Carson Special Events Center early Saturday morning.

Pikes Peak Ave. in Blizzard of 1913

Snowstorm history remembered in southern Colorado

Southern Colorado snowstorms may pale in comparison to those in the Great Lakes states but people here remember the biggest blizzards of the past century.

140 Fort Carson soldiers return home

140 Fort Carson soldiers return home

140 soldiers from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division returned home Thursday.

Families and friends welcomed the soldiers during a homecoming ceremony at Fort Carson’s special events center.

The troops were deployed for nine months in Afghanistan.

Colorado Springs Veterans Day Parade

Colorado Springs community thanks troops at Veterans Day parade

The Colorado Springs community gave veterans a big salute this weekend.

Hundreds of service men and women marched through downtown Colorado Springs Saturday for the annual Veterans Day parade.

It's a tradition that draws thousands of people to show support for soldiers.

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medal of honor

Civil War soldier to get Medal of Honor

A Union Army officer killed more than 150 years ago during the Battle of Gettysburg will receive the nation's highest military honor from President Barack Obama today.

Military leaders assure public of Ebola preparedness

Military and community leaders assure Ebola preparedness in Pikes Peak region

At a community meeting Wednesday night leaders in politics, medicine and the military in the Pikes Peak region assured the public that they're prepared in case of an Ebola outbreak.

AFA accused of tolerating sexual violence in athletics

ABC News investigates: Breaking the code of silence about sexual violence in Air Force Academy athletics

ABC News Investigator Brian Ross is looking into how some football players accused or convicted of assault go unpunished, and in some cases, are still playing college football.

Fort Carson plans prescribed burns

Fort Carson says prescribed burns on post could begin as soon as this weekend, and will continue through December.

Lockdown at Fort Carson lifted

The lockdown of a few soldiers at Fort Carson has been lifted. 

44 New Officers Join CSPD Thursday

CSPD gets influx of manpower Thursday

The Colorado Springs Police Department welcomed 44 new officers into its ranks Thursday.


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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.

Wear Red Hero: Air Force Pioneer

Wear Red Friday Air Force Pioneer

A member of the Air Force Academy's first graduating class, who rose to the highest level of the Air Force.


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