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Wounded Warrior Project Solder Ride

Air Force Academy hosting Wounded Warrior Project Solder Ride

The Air Force Academy is hosting a Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride.

EPA tightens health advisory

Water District says Peterson Air Force Base could be responsible for drinking water contamination

Widefield Water District's manager said at a meeting on Tuesday that Peterson Air Force base is suspected to be the source of the contamination.


Group hosting job fair for veterans, spouses

The group RecruitMilitary is hosting a job fair Thursday.

Two F-16 jets collide in Georiga, pilots safely eject

The Latest on the crash of two South Carolina Air National Guard fighter jets in Georgia (all times local):

Smyrna mounts tribute to Capt Jeff Kuss

Smyrna residents pay tribute to fallen Durango jet pilot

People hailing Capt. Jeff Kuss as a hero

Pilot offers perspective on crash

Retired Air Force pilot offers perspective on Thunderbird crash

After seven decades and more than 17,000 hours in the air, octagenarian Al Uhalt calls the pilot's seat his second home.


Rescuers bring 10 Fort Carson soldiers down from Longs Peak summit

A rescue operation was mobilized Friday after 10 special forces soldiers from Fort Carson ran into trouble during a training exercise on a Colorado 14er.

Obama gives final commencement address

AFA commencement address marks Obama's last as commander in chief

In his final commencement address, President Barack Obama reflected on the last eight years as commander in chief.

President Obama headlines 2016 Air Force Academy Graduation ceremony

President Barack Obama delivered his second and final commencement speech to a graduating class at the United States Air Force Academy Thursday.

AFA Graduation 2016: What you need to know

The Air Force Academy will be holding its annual graduation ceremony on Thursday (06/02/16). The Thunderbirds will be practicing on Monday and Tuesday in preparation for the event.


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Medal of Honor Recipient Details Battle in New Book

Medal of Honor Recipient Pens Book

Former Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha pens "Red Platoon"

Former Fort Carson soldier set to receive nation's highest honor

Former Fort Carson soldier set to receive nation s highest h

A former Fort Carson soldier who survived attacks by two suicide bombers in Afghanistan will receive the Medal of Honor.

Air Force Academy cadets give back to southern Colorado

Air Force Academy cadets give back to southern Colorado

Wear Red Friday Hero: Air Force Academy cadet gives back to organization that helped him when he was a child.

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.


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