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2 years 9 months ago

Suspect learned to make explosives online

The Colorado Springs man who was arrested on Thursday for setting off improvised explosive devices told police officers that he was making M-80s, a large class of firecrackers that are banned in the U.S. Edward James Kiley, 57, is being held at the El Paso County Criminal Justice Center...

3 years 3 months ago

IED takes another soldier's life

It was a somber day at Fort Carson this morning as the army honored another one of its own. PFC Eric Soufrine, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, was just a few months shy of his twenty-first birthday and only three weeks away from coming home before an IED...

4 years 1 month ago

Fort Carson soldier killed by IED

The Department of Defense has announced the death of a soldier from an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan. Spc. Pedro A. Millet Meletiche, 20, of Elizabeth, N. J., died Aug. 22 at Arghandab River Valley, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device. ...

4 years 4 months ago

Welcome Home

Family and friends welcomed home about 40 soldiers back from almost one year in Afghanistan. The 764th Exposive Ordnance Disposal Company, 242 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 71st Ordnance Group at Fort Carson arrived home Saturday afternoon. The 764th defused over 600 IED's while in Afghanistan. They cleared about...

5 years 3 weeks ago

Five Americans killed un Afghanistan

Six more American military have been killed in southern Afghanistan. There's no word on their home posts. The Department of Defense says four soldiers were killed in Zabul province yesterday when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb. Another soldier was shot to death in an insurgent attack. Meanwhile, a...

5 years 1 month ago

Two US troops killed in Afghanistan

The NATO-led force in Afghanistan says attacks have killed two U.S. troops, keeping August on track to be the deadliest month of the war for the U.S. military. NATO says one American died Wednesday after an improvised explosive device detonated in southern Afghanistan. A second service member was killed in...

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