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Bronze Star

(credit: CBS)

Tearful Ceremony As Colorado WWII Vet Gets Medal

A World War II veteran from Arvada was surrounded by his four sons and several grandchildren and great grandchildren as he was awarded a Prisoner of War medal.

04/14/2014

Fort Carson Army Post (credit: CBS)

Stepdad In Fatal Colorado Springs Shooting Is A Soldier

The man who shot and killed his stepdaughter at their home in Colorado Springs, apparently mistaking her for a burglar, is a decorated Fort Carson soldier who has served in Iraq.

12/30/2013

Spc. Rob L. Nichols (U.S. Army)

Flags Lowered For Colorado Soldier

Flags are flying at half-staff Saturday in honor of a 24-year-old from Colorado Springs who was killed in Afghanistan.

08/03/2013

Aaron Gregory Lucas (credit: Fountain Police Department)

Army Officer In Child-Sex Case Had Bronze Star

The Army says an officer from Alabama who faces child-sex charges in Colorado was previously awarded medals including the Bronze Star.

11/13/2012

Sgt. Christopher J. Birdwell (credit: Fort Carson)

Soldier From Windsor Killed In Afghanistan

The Defense Department says two Fort Carson soldiers from Colorado and Oregon have been killed in Afghanistan.

08/28/2012

First Lady Michelle Obama at the Warrior Games in Colorado Springs (credit: CBS)

Michelle Obama Applauds Vets At Warrior Games In Colorado Springs

First lady Michelle Obama is meeting with campaign volunteers Monday for her husband’s re-election bid and delivering remarks at the opening ceremonies for the Warrior Games.

04/30/2012

Russell Aulston (credit: CBS)

After 66 Years, Colorado Soldier Gets His Medals

A World War II veteran received an honor that was 65 years overdue on Monday.

07/25/2011

The Purple Heart (credit: AP)

Colorado WWII Veteran To Receive Purple Heart

A Colorado man who served in World War II is being presented with the Purple Heart, Bronze Star and Prisoner of War Medal.

07/24/2011