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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/13/2013

Fort Lyon in 2013 (credit: CBS)

Uncertain Future For Fort Lyon Appears Settled

A plan to turn a former prison in southeast Colorado into a treatment center for the homeless appears to have cleared a final hurdle.

05/07/2013

Fort Lyons Correctional Facility (credit: www.doc.state.co.us)

Lawmaker Says Fort Lyon For The Homeless Right Idea, Wrong Location

Colorado lawmakers are considering a $4 million bill to help the homeless. It calls for turning the Fort Lyon Correctional Facility into a residential treatment center.

05/01/2013

Sen. Mark Udall (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Experts Meet In Aurora On Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Experts are gathering in Aurora to study post-traumatic stress disorder in an effort to help military veterans.

04/22/2013

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Carbondale Vet Wants To Ease Soldier Homecomings

Adam McCabe was a young man on a mission following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C.

04/20/2013

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County Leaders Hope Endangered Fort Lyon Could Help Veterans

Among the Colorado historical sites making the list of Colorado’s most endangered places is a place seeped in tragedy and pop culture, Fort Lyon.

04/09/2013

Patrick Amie (credit: CBS)

Grant Provides A Boost To Veterans Seeking Higher Education

A new $1.5 million grant is helping students injured in wars get reacclimated to college life.

04/06/2013

The VA Hospital under construction in Aurora (credit: CBS)

Subcontractors For New VA Hospital Say They’re Not Getting Paid

The new Veterans Administration Hospital is started to take shape in Aurora but some of the subcontractors working on that project say they haven’t been getting paid.

04/04/2013

Maj. Taunya Ford, left, talks with CBS4's Tom Mustin. (credit: CBS)

Female Veterans Excited By Decision To Allow Women In Combat Roles

Female veterans in Denver are reacting with enthusiasm to the announcement of one of the biggest policy changes in U.S. military history.

01/24/2013

Janice Husted (credit: Colorado Springs Police)

Springs Psychologist Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Veteran

A psychologist in Colorado Springs is accused of sexually assaulting one of her patients.

01/08/2013

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