A Colorado soldier stationed in Panama and getting ready to head to Afghanistan wanted to marry his long-time girlfriend, only they were thousands of miles apart, but his soldier buddies didn’t let that deter him.
Flags are flying at half-staff across Colorado in honor of a Parker Marine killed earlier this month in Afghanistan.
Cpl. David Sonka, 23, died earlier this month in the Farah Province in Afghanistan. He was a member of a Marine Corps Special Operations Battalion based at Camp Lejeune, N.C.
The Defense Department says Marine Cpl. David M. Sonka of Parker was killed during combat operations in Afghanistan. Sonka is the second Colorado serviceman killed in two days.
The three airmen killed in the crash of a military tanker refueling plane in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan were from Fairchild Air Force Base in Washington state, the Department of Defense said Sunday.
An Army sergeant at Fort Carson is getting the U.S. military’s third-highest combat medal for intercepting a suicide bomber in Afghanistan in August.
A former U.S. Army specialist from Colorado is accused of helping steal fuel in Afghanistan.
Marines will be testing out the Osprey in Colorado’s thin air at Fort Carson.
Fort Carson is holding a memorial service for a Michigan soldier who died from injuries he suffered in Afghanistan.
A ceremony is being held about 60 Fort Carson Soldiers returning to Colorado from Afghanistan.