One person hurt in early morning hotel fire

The Colorado Springs Fire Department says a fire is out at the Satellite Hotel on Lakewood Circle.


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Fort Carson soldiers welcomed home

150 Fort Carson soldiers welcomed home

One hundred and fifty Fort Carson soldiers from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division were welcomed home early Saturday morning.

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Airmen climb Mt. Elbert for nationwide challenge

Air Force Academy cadets and airmen are climbing Mt. Elbert Saturday as part of a challenge to fly the Air Force flag from the highest point of every state.

Tree-trimmers see aftermath of double slaying in Colorado Springs

Two of three men on a tree-trimming crew testified Thursday that they saw a man run from the car and into the home of a Fort Carson soldier and his pregnant wife who were killed in January 2013.

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Air Force: 'So help me God' in oath is optional

Air Force officials say they're changing their policy on enlistment oaths and will allow airmen to omit the words "so help me God" if they choose.


USS Pueblo crew members reunite in Colorado

Crew members from the USS Pueblo are holding a reunion in Colorado more than 46 years after the spy ship was seized by North Korea.

Politicans react to President Obama's address

State politicians react to President Obama's statement on ISIS and the plan to move forward.

Fort Carson homecoming Saturday night.

Fort Carson welcomes home 150 soldiers Saturday

About 150 soldiers who spent the past six months serving in Afghanistan returned to a warm reception at the Mountain Post late Saturday night.

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Service planned for Massachusetts fighter pilot

Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield is holding a memorial service for the fighter pilot killed in a crash in Virginia last month.

Pueblo Chemical Depot updates weapons destruction plan

Plan for destroying chemical weapons at Pueblo depot moves forward

The U.S. government wants to get rid of all of the chemical weapons in the country. The Pueblo Chemical Depot is helping to reach that goal.

AFA reports cases of unprofessional behavior and underage drinking by some members of the men's gymnastics team

The United States Air Force Academy says it has taken action against some members of the men's gymnastics team for actions that are not in line with the Academy's institutional values.


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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.

Veteran says service dog saved him from himself

Red Friday Hero Duke the service dog

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.


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