Dover Air Force Base
The Fisher House Foundation has agreed to make payments from its own funds to help families of fallen soldiers who lost death benefits because of the government shutdown, and the foundation has ties to Denver.
Sgt. Christopher Birdwell, 25, from Windsor was one of two soldiers from Fort Carson killed Monday in Kabul.
A Colorado Army National Guardsmen was among the 30 U.S. troops killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.