Mayor Michael Hancock joined Police Chief Robert White on Thursday to hand out the department’s highest awards, including the Medal of Honor, the Purple Heart, and Officer of the Year.
A Purple Heart unearthed in a Denver backyard will soon be back with the family of the man who earned it, and his stepdaughter said the story of its loss and return brings back memories of the only father she ever knew.
The search for a Denver veteran’s family after his Purple Heart was discovered by a dog a decade ago has been successful.
Some of America’s bravest veterans are in Denver this week for the Purple Heart National Convention.
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.
It took several decades but an American hero in Commerce City has finally been recognized.
Flags are flying at half-staff Saturday in honor of a 24-year-old from Colorado Springs who was killed in Afghanistan.
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.
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.
The Defense Department says two Fort Carson soldiers from Colorado and Oregon have been killed in Afghanistan.