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How Major General Maurice Rose Became Known As The ‘Immaculate Killer Of Nazis’ And Redefined WWII Tank Warfare

Most Denverites are familiar with Rose Medical Center, but they probably don’t know the hospital was named after the highest ranking Jewish officer who served in the U.S. Army during World War II, Major General Maurice Rose. Denver author Marshall Fogel … Continue reading

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Disabled Vet ‘DT’ Del Toro, A Champion Shot-Putter, Aims For Rio Paralympic Games

Master Sgt. Israel “DT” Del Toro Jr. was severely burned and wounded during an explosion in Afghanistan 11 years ago. The doctors gave him little chance to live. Now he’s a gold medal shot-putter and the first 100 percent disabled … Continue reading

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Helping Veterans Heal

A lasting legacy of 9/11 is the tens of thousands of wounded soldiers coming home from two wars, only to find a new battle to fit back into civilian life again. Many have crippling wounds that remain unseen. Programs aimed … Continue reading

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Coming Home from War

A lasting legacy of 9/11 is the tens of thousands of wounded soldiers coming home from two wars, only to find a new battle to fit back into civilian life again. Many have crippling wounds that remain unseen. Programs aimed … Continue reading

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Coloradans Remember 9/11: Telling War Stories Helps Veterans

Dave Roever came close to death when he was wounded in the Vietnam War. His injuries included burns that left him permanently disfigured. When he returned from Vietnam, he was told to stay home, so that he wouldn’t embarrass himself … Continue reading

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Iraq War Stories: Flying in the Dark

Colonel Christopher Petty was a target when he served in Iraq. You see, he’s a helicopter pilot and his job was to fly soldiers into battle and to fly out the wounded. He was in charge, commanding 70 pilots who … Continue reading

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Iraq War Stories: Combat Medicine

It’s one thing to treat patients in a hospital. Quite another if you’re treating patients on the battlefield. Jason Sorenson knows. He’s an Army combat medic who did three tours in Iraq. He carried everything he needed on his back. … Continue reading

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Iraq War Stories: Veteran Helps Others Heal

Ian Newland says a friend may just be what gets you through battle. The retired Army Staff Sergeant survived an insurgent attack in Baghdad because of a friend’s heroism. Now Newland is a friend to other service members and veterans. … Continue reading

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Iraq War Stories: Justice in a War Zone

Under Saddam Hussein, a fair trial in Iraq was pretty much impossible. So after coalition forces invaded in 2003, one of the challenges Iraqis faced was to create a justice system that actually delivered justice. Retired Army attorney Vivian Gembara … Continue reading

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Skiing for the Army-Special Forces Winter Training

Skiing for the Army-Special Forces Winter Training Special Forces Train At Monarch as heard on Colorado Public Radio

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