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2 years 4 months ago

Flags at half staff for fallen officer

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - An Englewood police officer killed in a hit-and-run collision has been posthumously awarded the rank of detective. Hundreds of people applauded as 39-year-old Jeremy Bitner was awarded the rank at a memorial service Friday. Bitner died after he and a motorist he had pulled over were...

3 years 1 week ago

Colorado honoring fallen firefighters

DENVER (AP) - Gov. John Hickenlooper has ordered that flags be lowered to half-staff on all public buildings in Colorado on Sunday in observance of the 30th annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service. The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Fire Administration this weekend...

3 years 11 months ago

Colorado flags ordered to half staff

Gov. Bill Ritter has ordered flags to be lowered to half staff on all state and federal buildings tomorrow, in honor of two fallen Army soldiers: Sgt. Aaron B. Cruttenden, 25, and Spc. Dale J. Kridlo, 33. Sgt. Cruttenden and Spc. Kridlo were killed in action Nov. 7 when...

4 years 2 weeks ago

Flags at half-staff in Colorado Friday

Flags will fly at half staff in Colorado Friday in honor of a Colorado Springs soldier who was killed in Afghanistan. Sgt. Justin A. Officer, 26, was killed Sept. 29, when insurgents attacked his unit with explosives. His funeral will be held Friday in Colorado Springs. Sgt. Officer served...

4 years 2 months ago

Flags at half-staff in Colorado today

Flags are flying at half-staff in Colorado today in honor of Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin McNeley, 30, of Wheat Ridge. He was killed on July 23, in Afghanistan. He was one of two sailors kidnapped and killed. McNeley's funeral service is today in Wheat Ridge.

4 years 3 months ago

Colorado flags at half-staff Wednesday

All flags in Colorado will be flown at half-staff Wednesday to honor a fallen Marine. Funeral services for Cpl. Larry Harri,s Jr. of Boulder will be held Wednesday morning in Denver. Harris was killed July 1 in the Helmand province, Afghanistan. Gov. Bill Ritter announced Tuesday that...

5 years 2 weeks ago

Remembering the Fallen

Lt. Mike Smaldino with the Colorado Springs Fire Department says, “Even though they’re not part of our department, we still feel the loss just the same. It's just like losing one from sitting right next to you.” Sunday at the 28th annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial, four Colorado firefighters...

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