Thousands of Fort Carson families have recorded conversations to send to their loved ones serving overseas as a way to deal with the separation and stress of military life.
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.