Ava is an American Bulldog; her owner is a soldier serving in Iraq. She's waiting for him to return, along with the Rocky Mountain Dog Trainers in Colorado Springs.
Her owner has Ava in a program while he's deployed, through the obedience school, where Ava is put into a...
A ceremony at Fort Carson this evening will honor 250 soldiers who will deploy to Afghanistan for 12 months.
The soldiers are with the 43rd Sustainment Brigade.
Keep it to News First 5 and NewsFirst5.com for updates and photos from the deployment ceremony.
Deployment can be incredibly stressful and straining on Southern Colorado's military families.
The Pikes Peak American Red Cross offered a free class on Saturday called "Coping with Deployments: Psychological First Aid for Military Families" to address that very issue. The course, offered free of charge, was open to military...