Purple Heart

Gov. John Hickenlooper presenting at the Purple Heart National Convention (credit: CBS)

America’s Purple Heart Recipients In Denver For Convention

Some of America’s bravest veterans are in Denver this week for the Purple Heart National Convention.

08/06/2014

Joel Hunt (credit: CBS)

Soldier Turned Paralympian Finds He’s ‘Free’ On the Slopes

For some people, skiing can be hard and gravity doesn’t always cooperate. But for one skier, hauling down the mountain at break-neck speeds is a form of therapy.

03/10/2014

Alfred Hurtado (credit: CBS)

WWII Hero Finally Recognized With 3 Purple Hearts

It took several decades but an American hero in Commerce City has finally been recognized.

01/05/2014

Spc. Rob L. Nichols (U.S. Army)

Flags Lowered For Colorado Soldier

Flags are flying at half-staff Saturday in honor of a 24-year-old from Colorado Springs who was killed in Afghanistan.

08/03/2013

Brandy Fonteneaux (credit: Nkenge Fonteneaux)

Court-Martial Begins In Death Of Fort Carson Soldier

A court-martial is scheduled to get under way in the death of Army Spc. Brandy Fonteneaux (fon-tah-NO) of Houston, who was found dead in her room at Fort Carson in January.

12/10/2012

Brandy Fonteneaux (credit: Nkenge Fonteneaux)

Soldier’s Slaying At Fort Carson Is Bitter Irony For Family

Army Spc. Brandy Fonteneaux’s death came not on a battlefield in Afghanistan but on an infantry post in Colorado – allegedly at the hand of a fellow soldier – and that makes the pain even worse for her family.

12/08/2012

Sgt. Christopher J. Birdwell (credit: Fort Carson)

Soldier From Windsor Killed In Afghanistan

The Defense Department says two Fort Carson soldiers from Colorado and Oregon have been killed in Afghanistan.

08/28/2012

First Lady Michelle Obama at the Warrior Games in Colorado Springs (credit: CBS)

Michelle Obama Applauds Vets At Warrior Games In Colorado Springs

First lady Michelle Obama is meeting with campaign volunteers Monday for her husband’s re-election bid and delivering remarks at the opening ceremonies for the Warrior Games.

04/30/2012

Aaron Bugg walking into his newly-remodeled home (credit: CBS)

Wounded War Veteran Returns To Find Newly Remodeled Home

A reality show has changed the life of an Army specialist who lives Colorado. He’s a wounded war hero living in Brighton.

01/11/2012

Russell Aulston (credit: CBS)

After 66 Years, Colorado Soldier Gets His Medals

A World War II veteran received an honor that was 65 years overdue on Monday.

07/25/2011

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