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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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Air Force athletics department gets passing grade

The Air Force Academy's inspector general has given the athletic department a passing grade and says he found no problems warranting a criminal investigation.

Missing property keeps Fort Carson unit on base

About 500 soldiers are being kept on base at Fort Carson while authorities search for some missing government property.

Marine works to bring home rescued dog from Afghanistan

Marine works to bring home rescued dog from Afghanistan

A Southern Colorado Marine hopes to bring home a dog he rescued in Afghanistan.

First memorial for living disabled veterans opens in D C

Memorial for disabled veterans opens in D.C.

The American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial in Washington, D.C. was dedicated Sunday in a ceremony that focused on life after war and the many sacrifices disabled veterans still make.

New details on Ft. Carson soldiers deployed to fight Ebola

Fort Carson released new details Friday on the soldiers who will be heading to Africa to help with the Ebola outbreak.


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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

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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

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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