Fort Logan National Cemetery
For 37 years, Delouise Guerra never knew for certain what happened to the young man she called her baby brother, an 18-year-old Marine from Colorado who was missing and presumed dead after a helicopter crash on the other side of the world.
Private First Class James J. Jacques will be buried Tuesday on what would be his 56th birthday. He died during the Vietnam War and his remains were lost at sea.
The state honored soldier Christopher Birdwell from Windsor on Friday. He died in Afghanistan last month.
Fort Carson is holding a memorial service for two soldiers killed in Afghanistan.
He entertained children across Colorado for decades and on Tuesday there was a final farewell to Russell Scott, a man known best as Blinky the Clown.
Sgt. Christopher Birdwell, 25, from Windsor was one of two soldiers from Fort Carson killed Monday in Kabul.
There was an outpouring of support for the family of fallen Englewood Police Officer Jeremy Bitner on Friday.
Across the country people remembered the military members who’ve sacrificed for the nation and those who attended the Memorial Day ceremony at Fort Logan National Cemetery said it was touching.
Ceremonies marking Veterans Day are being held around Colorado, including at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver.