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Colorado mother: Son killed while fighting ISIS in Syria

The mother of a 24-year-old Colorado man who joined Kurdish forces in their fight against the Islamic State group says her son was killed in combat in Syria.

Iron Strike 16 exercise prepares Fort Carson soldiers

We're getting an inside look at how Fort Carson soldiers train to confront an enemy.

Peterson AFB to spend 4M to study and improve groundwater

Air Force providing drinking water to southern El Paso County

The Air Force has awarded $108,000 as part of a larger contract to provide alternate drinking water to Widefield, Security and Fountain residents whose water may be contaminated with perflourinated compounds, or PFCs.

US Airman charged with sexual assault

Hearing for a US Airman charged with sexual assault held at the US Air Force Academy.

2 Fort Carson soldiers in custody after separate standoffs

Two soldiers are in custody after separate standoffs on Fort Carson Sunday.

Fort Carson Fire 95% contained, cause released

Fort Carson says a fire that is burning at the south end of the Post has burned 720 acres.

Local reaction to President s Afghanistan announcement

Local servicemen weigh in on President's Afghanistan announcement

President Barack Obama announced the number of troops he plans to leave in Afghanistan when he leaves office. KRDO NewsChannel 13's Greg Miller has local reaction.

Fort Carson to hold change of command ceremony

The commander and the command sergeant major will both transfer control over the Mountain Post.


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Chipotle executive arrested on charges he possessed cocaine

Chipotle executive Mark Crumpacker has been taken into custody on charges of possessing cocaine.

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Fort Carson soldiers to hold live-fire exercise

Soldiers at Fort Carson will be conducting a live-fire exercise.


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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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