Franklin Macon has his medal back. A bronze medal awarded to him by President Bush in 2007 was stolen by burglars in May.
Local and national media attention followed as word of the theft spread. Eventually, Macon was awarded a replica medal in a ceremony last month at the... more »
Pueblo has a new attraction honoring our nation's most decorated war heroes. The Center for American Values is located on the riverwalk. It features a stunning display of 142 photos of Medal of Honor recipients--four of whom are from Pueblo, including Drew Dix who was the visionary behind the center.... more »
Rep. John Salazar is asking the House of Representatives to establish a database listing awards earned by U.S. servicemen and women. Salazar said Monday the database would help expose people who falsely claim to have received medals. He asked colleagues to co-sponsor his bill establishing a database.
Salazar sponsored... more »
An Air Force Academy instructor has received the Bronze Star medal for his work as an adviser in the Afghan government. Lt. Col. Patrick Donley spent a year working with the Afghan ministry of rural rehabilitation and development. Donley says he helped with strategic planning, speech writing and organizing trips.... more »
DENVER (AP) - Federal prosecutors in Colorado have filed documents preserving their right to appeal a judge's ruling that lying about being a war hero is constitutionally protected free speech.
A notice filed last week with the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver gives prosecutors more time to... more »
Ten women from Colorado will be honored with the Congressional Gold Medal for their service during World War II as Women Airforce Service Pilots, or WASPs, at a March 10 ceremony at the United States Capitol. Nearly 70 years since their World War II service, they will be honored for... more »
Colorado Springs police officers gathered at the Broadmoor Thursday for the 24th annual Medal of Valor luncheon. The Medal of Valor is awarded to any police officer who demonstrates "extraordinary heroism at imminent risk of serious bodily injury." It is the department's highest honor.
This year Officer Ryan Jacobsen... more »