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Thornton Vandals Deface American Flag That Flew In Afghanistan

Several homes in a Thornton neighborhood were sprayed with graffiti early Saturday morning, and one resident said the vandals ruined a piece of history.

07/07/2014

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Fort Carson To Welcome Home About 20 Soldiers

Fort Carson is set to welcome home about 20 soldiers who have spent the past year in Afghanistan.

07/04/2014

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Fort Carson Honors 2 Killed In Friendly Fire

Fort Carson is honoring two of its soldiers who were killed in one of the deadliest friendly fire incidents in Afghanistan.

06/26/2014

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Denver Firms Play Role In New City In Afghanistan

It is another crossroads in the difficult history of Afghanistan. Two major events are taking place that will play a big role in determining if it is on the path to peace and prosperity or turn another corner down a very dark road.

06/16/2014

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Rep. Coffman Heartbroken Over Recent Violence In Iraq

Two more Iraqi cities were taken over Friday by Islamic extremists. This week they have quickly pushed the Iraqi army out of key areas the U.S. had fought to create democratic government.

06/14/2014

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Fort Carson Honors Soldier Killed In Chopper Crash

Fort Carson is honoring a 21-year-old Thornton soldier who was killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.

06/10/2014

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Flags Flown At Half-Staff To Honor Soldier From Thornton

Gov. John Hickenlooper ordered that flags be lowered to half-staff Monday in honor of a 21-year-old Thornton soldier who was killed in Afghanistan.

06/09/2014

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Flags To Be Flown At Half-Staff To Honor Soldier

Gov. John Hickenlooper has ordered that flags be lowered to half-staff Monday in honor of a 21-year-old Thornton soldier who was killed in Afghanistan.

06/08/2014

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Colorado Veteran Severely Injured Overseas Getting Brand New Home

A Colorado veteran severely injured overseas will be getting a brand new home in Windsor.

06/07/2014

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Colorado Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

A Fort Carson soldier from Thornton has died following an aircraft accident in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

05/30/2014

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