To mark a peaceful moment in a horrific war, the University of Denver will ring Christmas hymns on Wednesday night in commemoration of the famous World War I Christmas truce between German and English soldiers.
Another group of Fort Carson soldiers reunited with their families in Colorado Springs on Thursday night.
About 125 soldiers who have been in Afghanistan since March will be welcomed home during a ceremony at Fort Carson on Friday.
Fort Carson is set to welcome home about 90 soldiers who have spent the past several months serving in Afghanistan.
Wounded soldiers preparing for a fundraising race to the South Pole this fall are training in Colorado.
Fort Carson is losing one of its large combat units as the Army downsizes, but the post should still have about 1,800 more soldiers by 2019 as part of a larger reorganization, Rep. Doug Lamborn said Tuesday.
Flags on public buildings across Colorado are being flown at half-staff for two days to honor a pair of soldiers who died in Iraq.