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Colorado National Guard

Donna Gail hugs a guardsman (credit: CBS)

Evacuees Airlifted During Floods Get Chance To Say Thanks

Last September hundreds of people got trapped in their small communities and had to be rescued when flood waters destroyed all the roads. They were airlifted to safety in Black Hawk helicopters.

06/14/2014

An image of the mudslide (credit: CBS)

Gov. Hickenlooper Tours Massive Mudslide Near Collbran

Gov. John Hickenlooper has toured the mudslide area near Collbran where three men are still missing.

05/31/2014

An image from the Ludlow Massacre (credit: umwa.org)

Easter Service Marks Colorado Massacre Centennial

A line of mourners are passing a flame from candle to candle, starting a service marking the anniversary of a tragedy that became a rallying cry for unions.

04/20/2014

An image from the Ludlow Massacre (credit: umwa.org)

Ludlow Massacre Spurred New Deal Labor Reforms

A century ago this Sunday, 11 children and two women died in a fire that followed a shootout between the Colorado National Guard and striking coal miners at a tent camp in southern Colorado.

04/18/2014

An image from the Ludlow Massacre (credit: umwa.org)

Ludlow Massacre 100th Anniversary Service Planned

The Ludlow Massacre 100th anniversary will be commemorated on April 20 with a Greek Orthodox Easter service at the site of the Ludlow Memorial south of Walsenburg.

04/02/2014

The deadly mudslide in Washington state (credit: CBS)

Colorado Sending National Guard To Washington

Colorado is sending National Guard members to help in the response to the mudslide in Washington.

03/28/2014

Luke Peelgrane (credit: CBS)

Colorado National Guardsman Now Facing More Charges

A Colorado National Guardsman accused of stealing recruiting money now faces more charges.

03/19/2014

Left to right: Sgt. Justin Hill, CW2 Brennan Avants; Capt. Alec Finlay; Maj. Eric Carlson (credit: Colorado National Guard)

Fort Carson Soldiers Proudly Serve At Home When Disasters Strike

Usually the 4th Combat Aviation Brigade flies combat missions overseas but when it moved to Fort Carson in 2013 the soldiers knew they could find themselves on missions much closer to home.

03/17/2014

Angel Castrejon,  Johnny Nunez, Curtis Apodaca, Malcom Hoffert (credit: Otero County Sheriff)

3 Of 4 Inmates Who Escaped Otero County Jail Captured

A manhunt across southeastern Colorado that involved the Colorado National Guard and dozens of law enforcement officers has resulted in the recapture of three of four inmates who had escaped from the Otero County Jail.

03/05/2014

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Discharged Colorado National Guardsman Sentenced For Fraudulent Recruiting Bonuses

A discharged Colorado National Guardsman was sentenced Thursday in federal court. Thurman Foster is one of hundreds across the nation accused of fraudulently obtaining recruiting bonuses.

02/20/2014

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