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Deal reached on Aurora VA hospital

Work on a new VA hospital in Aurora is expected to resume next week after a short-term deal was struck between the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the prime contractor for the facility.

Fort Carson combat hospital gets new commander

Fort Carson's 10th Combat Support Hospital welcomed a new commander Tuesday.

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Fort Carson joins study of Army job standards

Fort Carson is participating in a study to help set physical performance standards for Army occupational specialties, starting with jobs that are currently closed to women.

Hundreds say goodbye to Air Force pilot in Rifle

Hundreds of people turned out to say goodbye to an Air Force pilot from Colorado who was killed on a deployment to fight Islamic State extremists.

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Fort Carson soldiers take part in Operation Happy Holidays

Hundreds of Fort Carson soldiers set out for a different type of mission Friday morning.

9th annual Snowball Express treats military families

9th annual Snowball Express treats military families

A special group of military families are being treated to an all-expense-paid journey to Dallas for the ninth annual Snowball Express.

Body of Air Force pilot returning to Colorado

The body of an Air Force pilot who was killed while on a deployment to fight Islamic State extremists is being returned to Colorado.

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Construction stopped on Denver's VA hospital

The company building Denver's new Veterans Administration hospital is stopping construction amid a contract dispute over the cost of the new complex.
  

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Hearing restarts for soldier charged with murder

Lawyers for a Fort Carson infantryman facing a possible a court-martial in the shooting death of another soldier when they were deployed in Jordan say the killing was an accident.

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Hearing restarts for soldier charged with murder

Fort Carson officials are restarting a hearing on whether an infantryman should face a court-martial in the shooting death of another soldier when they were deployed in Jordan.

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A look back at KRDO's Wear Red Friday Heroes

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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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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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