About 20 educators, most from around the Colorado Springs area, took up a recent invitation from the Army to visit El Paso County’s Fort Carson military base for the day.
Sgt. Jason Mitchell McClary, 24, was one of four service members killed in the explosion last Tuesday.
The Colorado Spring army base has partnered with the local Salvation Army to feed the hungry for 29 years.
The vice president's wife plans a campaign to elevate, encourage and thank military spouses.
The GAO found that commanders don't usually follow military policies that are meant to protect injured troops. Thousands of those injured soldiers who got kicked out likely can't get health care at the VA.
Rep. Mike Coffman, a Republican, and Sen. Michael Bennet, a Democrat have introduced separate measures to help troops pushed out of the military without health benefits.
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Retired Army Capt. Florent Groberg of Fort Carson suffered life-threatening injuries in Afghanistan in 2012.
Neither of Colorado's senators joined the call, which comes in the wake of an NPR-CPR investigation.
A CPR-NPR investigation found that the U.S. Army kicked out 22,000 soldiers since 2009 who also were diagnosed with PTSD or a traumatic brain injury.