WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is bestowing the Medal of Honor on an Army chaplain he says dodged bullets to provide medical aid and spiritual comfort to wounded soldiers during the Korean War. Obama says Capt. Emil Kapaun carried an injured American for four miles as Chinese captors led... more »
A former Fort Carson soldier has been given the nation's highest military honor.
Retired Staff Sergeant Clint Romesha was presented with the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama Monday at the White House.
"These men were outnumbered, outgunned, and almost overrun," President Obama said in the ceremony for... more »
At the Center for American Values in Pueblo, portraits of more than 140 Medal of Honor recipients hang on the walls.
Retired Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha, who served at Fort Carson, will soon be one of the newest additions. He'll be honored in a ceremony at the White House... more »
Retired Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha, who served at Fort Carson, is scheduled to receive the nation's highest military honor - the Medal of Honor - next month. Sergeant Romesha is being singled out for his actions during what some call the fiercest fighting of the war in Afghanistan.
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The Gazette -- The cellphone rang shortly after Thanksgiving, interrupting Clinton Romesha's job at a North Dakota oil business.
On the line, a well-mannered secretary spoke. President Barack Obama wanted to talk. The next few words changed Romesha's life. Answering the phone, he was a married father of three... more »
For the first time in US Army history, the Medal of Honor has been presented to an army unit. When he passed away last October, First Sergeant David McNerney of Texas requested that his medal be given back to the men of the 4th Infantry Division. McNerney served with the... more »
Next month marks ten years since the September 11th terrorist attacks; Saturday survivors and heroes were honored at the Riverwalk in Pueblo.
For Captain Mark Guerra, who was running fire crews in New York City on 9/11, it's a tough memory to talk about. He remembers when the first... more »
It was a day of patriotism and respect Saturday in downtown Pueblo. Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta, the nation's newest Medal of Honor recipient, joined two of his forbearer, Drew Dix and Pete Lemon, at a rededication ceremony for the Home of Heroes Memorial at the Pueblo Convention Center.
"Only... more »