Colorado National Guard
The Colorado National Guard took part in a large-scale training exercise across the metro area on Tuesday.
More than 100 Colorado National Guard soldiers and pilots are helping with security and firefighting efforts at three wildfires in the state.
Military helicopters dispatched to fight a wildfire near Colorado Springs have now been sent back home.
Crews gained the upper hand on the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history Saturday and had more than half the blaze contained as officials prepared to lift mandatory evacuation orders.
Military units helped fight the Black Forest Fire from the air. Troops from Peterson Air Force Base, the Air Force Academy and the Colorado National Guard have been instrumental in the battle.
A new commission aims to spread awareness of the Ludlow Massacre, the fight between miners and Colorado National Guard members on April 20, 1914, that led to the deaths of more than 20 people, including women and children.
Several of Ben Garland’s Denver Broncos teammates gathered around him after practice Tuesday and gave him two silver sabers to replace those he received upon graduating from the Air Force Academy, along with a Falcons football helmet.
Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed a disaster declaration allocating $20 million to help fight a fire that has killed one person and damaged more than 100 structures.
More than 200 patients were taken to nearly a dozen hospitals in the Denver metro area on Wednesday, all in an effort for emergency responders to be prepared for a disaster.
The wife of retired Army Gen. David Petraeus is speaking at Fort Carson and in the Denver area on personal finance for members of the military.