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Air Force Academy Major killed in helicopter crash in Afghanistan

The Air Force Academy confirms that Maj. Phyllis Pelky died on October 11.

Army officer recommends no jail time for Sgt. Bergdahl

An Army officer is recommending that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl face a lower-level court martial and be spared the possibility of jail time for leaving his post in Afghanistan. 

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Daughter's dash to welcome home dad brings smiles to Army

Top brass at a Colorado Army post are all smiles after a 2-year-old girl interrupted a general's speech to dash across the room and hug her dad, who had just come home from a nine-month deployment.

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Cameras capture special moments as Fort Carson soldiers come home

There were hugs and tears across southern Colorado Tuesday as deployed Fort Carson soldiers returned home after months away from their families.

Families Reunite at Fort Carson after 8 Months

Triplets welcome father at Fort Carson homecoming

It was an incredibly emotional day for hundreds of families in Southern Colorado.

240 soldiers from the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team returned home Tuesday morning

Fort Carson welcomes home 240 soldiers Tuesday morning

Fort Carson welcomed home about 240 soldiers Tuesday morning.

Ft. Carson Soldiers to Return

240 soldiers are due to return Tuesday morning

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Small fire burning on Fort Carson

The Mountain Post reports a small fire is burning in a training area Saturday.


US House moving toward deal to finish Denver VA hospital

Congress could wrap up an agreement soon to allow the VA to spend another $625 million to finish an over-budget hospital outside Denver.


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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.

Southern Colorado woman works to create war dog memorial

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A Southern Colorado woman has made it her mission to honor unsung heroes.

Snow day in Pueblo brings the best and worst moments

The snow in Pueblo brought both good and bad times.


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