Afghanistan

Fort Carson soldiers are welcomed home on Saturday night (credit: CBS)

Fort Carson Soldiers Return For Emotional Welcome Home

Hundreds of Fort Carson soldiers returned home to families and friends on Saturday night.

05/18/2014

Students talk with Harold Haberman, left, Carl Hammergren, center, and Earl Lammers, right (credit: CBS)

Students Hear About Another Era As WWII Vets Visit South High

Students at Denver’s South High School got a living history lesson on Wednesday when three World War II veterans visited and told stories to a Social Studies class.

02/13/2014

Stryker combat vehicles (credit: TONY KARUMBA/AFP/GettyImages)

1st Stryker Combat Vehicles Coming To Fort Carson

The first Stryker combat vehicles are arriving at Fort Carson as one the post’s brigades begins its conversion from tanks to vehicles designed to deploy quickly and take over some of the roles of tanks and Bradley Fighting Vehicles.

02/06/2014

Fort Carson Army Post (credit: CBS)

Fort Carson Soldiers Returning From Afghanistan

About 90 Fort Carson soldiers are set to return home as part of a reduction of troops in Afghanistan.

01/21/2014

Fort Carson Army Post (credit: CBS)

Fort Carson To Welcome Home About 90 Soldiers

Fort Carson is set to welcome home about 90 soldiers who have spent the past several months serving in Afghanistan.

01/19/2014

Danny Dietz (credit CBS)

Moody: A Look At “Lone Survivor” And One Of The Men It’s Based On

Citric at Large Greg Moody learns more about Danny Dietz, one of the real life navy seals portrayed in the new movie “Lone Survivor.”

01/11/2014

Capt. David Lyon (credit: Air Force/Pounds Family)

Flags To Fly At Half-Staff In Colorado To Honor Fallen Captain

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has ordered that flags be lowered to half-staff at all public buildings in the state on Wednesday to honor an Air Force captain who was killed in Afghanistan.

01/07/2014

Danny Dietz.(credit: CBS)

Movie ‘Lone Survivor’ Features Story Of Littleton’s Danny Dietz

This week the movie “Lone Survivor” will open nationwide. It tells the story of four Navy SEALs on a covert mission in Afghanistan, including Littleton’s Danny Dietz, who was killed in action.

01/05/2014

Colorado Based Airman From Idaho Killed In Afghanistan

The Defense Department says an Air Force captain assigned to Peterson Air Force Base has died from an explosion in Afghanistan.

12/29/2013

(credit: springsgov.com)

Springs, Fountain Police Meet With Afghan police

Three Colorado police executives who traveled to Afghanistan say they gained a new respect for U.S. troops and a better appreciation of the stress they’re under.

12/19/2013

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