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1 year 9 months ago

Local Marine awarded for heroism

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - A Marine Corps Corporal from Florence, Colorado was one of five Marines to be awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal on Monday for their heroism in rescuing comrades trapped aboard a crashed MV-22 Osprey during a training mission in Morocco last April. Cpl. Steve...

3 years 6 months ago

Colorado Springs remembers 9/11

A citizen lead 9-11 Commemorative Ceremony is about to begin at America the Beautiful Park in downtown Colorado Springs. The event aims to solemnly and respectfully mark the 10 year anniversary of the terror attacks at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and in the skies above Pennsylvania. ...

4 years 3 months ago

Pearl Harbor ceremony planned Tuesday

A ceremony is planned Tuesday in Colorado Springs to remember those killed at Pearl Harbor in 1941. The event will happen at 11 a.m. at the Veteran's Memorial in Memorial Park. It will include a presentation from U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Diane Webber, a wreath-laying ceremony, presentation of flags...

4 years 6 months ago

AFA to honor fallen graduates

The Air Force Academy will hold its annual Homecoming Memorial Ceremony Friday, Sept. 10, beginning at 4:45 p.m. During the ceremony, 64 deceased Air Force Academy graduates will be honored. Each name, the year of graduation and the last cadet squadron to which the graduate was assigned, will be...

4 years 10 months ago

Watch a live stream of AFA graduation

Four years of hard work has come to an end for 1,001 Air Force Academy cadets, who are about to become 2nd Lts. The nation's top uniformed military officer, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen, is addressing Air Force Academy graduates as Congress moves toward...

4 years 10 months ago

UCCS graduation today - traffic impacts

More than 1,100 students will receive degrees today from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. The graduation ceremony will be held at the Colorado Springs World Arena at 11 am. Traffic will be impacted in the area from around 10 am. UCCS will award 18 doctoral degrees,...

5 years 4 months ago

Celebrating our bravest

Veterans Day was originally Armistice Day to celebrate the cease-fire in World War One. Later the holiday was changed to honor veterans of all wars. Today the tradition is living on in Southern Colorado. Today is a day to say thank you to our troops, past and present. ...

5 years 5 months ago

Remembering the Fallen

You could see it on the faces of those in attendance; they didn't want to be there under the circumstances. However, as Major Daniel Chandler with the 4th Brigade Combat Team told News First 5 it helps with the closure. "It really helps us to honor their service,...

5 years 5 months ago

AFA cadets honored for saving lives

Four Air Force Academy cadets swam out in a riptide in Panama to save three people from drowning. In a separate incident, two cadets gave first aid to a man they saw get hit by a train. The six cadets credited with saving lives received special recognition from the...

5 years 6 months ago

Families gather at firefighter memorial

Final preparations were made, Friday, for Saturday's ceremony at the National Firefighters Memorial in Colorado Springs. Family of the fallen heroes have been arriving in town all week, and many spent the day at the memorial. The memorial ceremony begins at 1p.m. Saturday, at Memorial Park.

5 years 6 months ago

Mitchell High JROTC 9/11 ceremony

Colorado Springs High schoolers honor and remember 9/11 victims and heroes. Mitchell High School's Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps held a special tribute outside the school Friday morning. The 8:30am ceremony honored military personnel, firefighters, police and civilians who died in e terror attack. The kids also...

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