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4 years 3 months ago

New center in Pueblo honors war heroes

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....

4 years 6 months ago

Rep. Salazar seeks database of medal recipients

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...

5 years 3 weeks ago

Government to honor WASPs

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...

5 years 6 months ago

Medal of Valor bestowed on local hero

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...

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