The Colorado Springs area has already seen reductions in personnel at Fort Carson Army post and Peterson Air Force Base. Now, the city is trying to convince the Pentagon to spare it from future cuts.
Kids with a parent who goes to war are connecting in Colorado summer camps.
Colorado Springs Gazette reporter Dave Philipps won a Pulitzer Prize for reporting on the increasing number of soldiers being discharged from the military for misconduct.
PTSD is often associated with soldiers returning from combat, but hospitals are seeing similar rates of PTSD diagnosis in civilians injured in their own neighborhoods.
With potentially deep Pentagon cuts looming, the state readies for a competitive national fight over which military bases will stay open.
Dave Roever came close to death when he was wounded in the Vietnam War. His injuries included burns that left him permanently disfigured.