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Pfc. Tariqka Sheffey in the Instagram photo (credit: KKTV)

Colorado Soldier Accused Of Taking Instagram Photo While Avoiding Flag Salute

A photo posted on Instagram that appeared to show a soldier deliberately avoiding saluting the flag touched off a military investigation and a storm of criticism.


Capt. Mark T. Voss (credit: U.S. Air Force)

Airman From Colorado Springs Killed In Kyrgyzstan Crash

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.


Spc. Kyle R. Rookey (credit: Fort Carson)

Fort Carson Soldier Dies In Jalalabad, Afghanistan

The Department of Defense says Spc. Kyle R. Rookey of Oswego died Sunday in Jalalabad in a non-combat related incident.


Spc. Kedith L. Jacobs (credit: Department of Defense)

Soldier From Denver Killed In Afghanistan

Two soldiers based at Fort Bliss, Texas, were killed when their unit was attacked by enemy forces in Afghanistan.


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‘Poker Run’ Raises Money For Vets Suffering From Brain Injuries

Saturday’s wet weather didn’t stop motorcyclists from hitting the streets to raise money for veterans suffering from traumatic brain injuries.


Sgt. Daniel J. Brown (credit: Fort Carson)

Fort Carson Soldier Dies In Afghanistan

The Department of Defense says a 27-year-old Fort Carson soldier has died in Afghanistan.


A remote control plane used to county the Sandhill cranes (credit: CBS)

Military Technology Used To Track Sandhill Cranes

There’s groundbreaking research under way in southern Colorado. Scientists are using military technology to track Sandhill cranes.


The United States Air Force Academy (Photo by: AFP/Getty Images)

AFA Responds To Rise In Sexual Assaults At Military Academies

The number of sexual assaults at military academies increased nearly 60 percent in the past academic year, according to a new report by the Department of Defense.


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Few Disabled Colorado Vets Apply For Review Of Benefits

More than 110 disabled veterans are eligible to have their disability status reviewed by a board that gives full retirement benefits.


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Soldier From Colorado Dies In Afghanistan

The Department of Defense says a man from Fort Collins is one of two soldiers to die in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.