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Fort Carson welcomes 200 back home

195 Fort Carson troops return from Afghanistan

195 troops from the 4th infantry Division and 4th Combat Aviation Brigade returned home to their families Saturday night. 

Air Force Academy to conduct exercises

Anyone planning on visiting the Air Force Academy Tuesday should expect a few delays as they conduct base wide emergency response exercises.

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Vehicle investigation closes east gate at Peterson AFB

The east gate of Peterson Air Force Base was closed for an investigation into a vehicle Friday afternoon.

Peterson AFB to spend 4M to study and improve groundwater

Military: Peterson Air Force Base may have released toxic chemical

The military says firefighting foam containing toxic chemicals may have been released from an Air Force base near two Colorado communities where the chemicals were detected in drinking water systems.

Housing companies fined for illegally evicting military

Two housing companies have been fined for illegally evicting military service members and their families from rental homes in Southern California.    

Fort Carson Soldier killed in Afghanistan incident

The U.S. Defense Department says an army sergeant from southern Illinois has died in noncombat related incident in Afghanistan.

World War II hero comes home

Navy hero, Pearl Harbor victim finally comes home to rest

John England was a naval officer who died in World War II aboard the USS Oklahoma, during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor after helping some fellow servicemen get to safety.

Remains of WWII hero return to Colorado Springs

It’s a hero's homecoming 75-years in the making.

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WWII sailor's remains head to Colorado Springs for burial

The remains of a sailor killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor are set to arrive in Colorado Springs for burial.
  

Volunteer group to feed military families in Southern Colorado

Expecting to feed 4,500 people with steak meals

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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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