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Authorities say soldiers get $92M in debt relief

New York and 12 other states have settled an investigation into improper lending with a court agreement to shut down the company and expected to provide $92 million in debt relief for 17,800 U.S. military personnel.

Two Fort Carson soldiers killed

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two Fort Carson soldiers.

Different journeys for two Fort Carson soldiers after their

Different journeys for two Fort Carson soldiers after their homecoming

About 50 soldiers with the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, came back from Kuwait after being deployed there for nine months.

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.

Battalion leaders of Fort Carson based regiment suspended

Fort Carson officials say two battalion leaders have been suspended because of an ongoing investigation.

Suicide Rate Remains High in El Paso County

Suicide rate remains high in El Paso County

Updated statistics show that 151 people committed suicide in El Paso County last year, continuing a disturbing trend that has lasted for several years.

2 homecomings Saturday as 158 soldiers return to Fort Carson

People who organize soldier homecomings at Fort Carson said it had never happened until Friday night -- a returning soldier proposed to his girlfriend during the ceremony.

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Navy has its first female four-star admiral

The Navy has its first female four-star admiral.

Welcome Home, Soldiers

Welcome Home, Soldiers

A memorial service honors two fallen Mountain Post soldiers

A memorial service honors two fallen Mountain Post soldiers

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

Veteran says service dog saved him from himself

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Even as a little kid, all Justin Bryant wanted to do was join the military.  He looked up to his father's long military career and figured he would do the same.

Soldier rushes to little girl's rescue after crash

Soldier rushes to little girl s rescue after crash

You could say Capt. Oscar Delgado was in the right place at the right time.

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