Veterans

Photo Courtesy of Michael Newcombe

Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe’s Struggle Post Military Life

When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.

10/23/2014

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Saying Thank You To Our Veterans All Year Long

From coast to coast, find out how cities across the U.S. honor and celebrate veterans and active military personnel beyond Veterans Day.

10/23/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Howard Wasdin’s Success Post Military Life

Elite Navy SEAL sniper Howard Wasdin survived the infamous battle made famous in the hit movie “Black Hawk Down,” but medical retirement and coming home, presented him with challenges he never expected.

10/23/2014

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Resources For Veterans In Need Of Financial Help

How to navigate the web of financial services for veterans.

10/23/2014

Jose Guilberto S. Quintana (credit: CBS)

Thieves Swipe Veteran’s Ashes, Medallions

Thieves stole the ashes of a Vietnam veteran from his family’s car on Monday night.

10/21/2014

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New Facility Will Aid Colorado Veterans

For many veterans, a new center that will help them adjust to life stateside could be a matter of life and death.

09/16/2014

Duke Ihenacho after the Broncos preseason game against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on Aug. 8, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Broncos Cut Kevin Vickerson, Duke Ihenacho

The Denver Broncos have released nine-year veteran defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson and third-year safety Duke Ihenacho, a starter last season who had nine tackles in the Super Bowl.

08/30/2014

Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center (credit: CBS)

Eastern Colorado VA Resumes Surgeries

Surgeries are once again being done at the Denver VA after concerns were raised about its air-handling units.

08/28/2014

Jim Stevens' scrimshaw work (credit: CBS)

Vietnam Vet Expresses Creativity One Pinpoint At A Time

A local artist who suffered a nearly catastrophic brain injury during the Vietnam War has fine-tuned his talents to create art of the most intricate detail.

08/08/2014

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Veterans Share Their Emotions Onstage In ‘Telling: Denver’

An original stage production is currently playing in Denver that’s designed to help foster understanding for veterans and aid in their transition to coming home.

07/31/2014

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