Military News

Presented by

Student survives cardiac arrest at school

8:47 AM, Mar 3, 2014

DENVER - Colorado lawmakers are considering a bill, which would create a grant program to train students in CPR and the use of defibrillators.

Alamosa County to get its own armored vehicle

8:37 AM, Mar 3, 2014

ALAMOSA, Colo. (AP) - The Alamosa County Sheriff's Office is planning to get its own armored vehicle from the U.S. military.

Colorado veteran gets second chance to serve US in Paralympic Games

10:21 AM, Mar 2, 2014

DENVER - Americans choose to serve their country in different ways, but few of us are given an opportunity to serve like Coloradan Joel Hunt. Hunt is an Iraqi war veteran who will be competing as an alpine skier in the Sochi Paralympic games this week, but his journey to skiing was rather unconventional.

Colorado soldier accused of avoiding flag salute

6:34 PM, Feb 26, 2014

FORT CARSON - Officials at Fort Carson in Colorado are investigating reports a soldier deliberately avoided saluting the flag.

More Military News

Court turns down GITMO force-feeding challenge

10:23 AM, Feb 11, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court has turned away a challenge to force-feeding Guantanamo Bay detainees on a hunger strike.

VA Hospital volunteer makes chemo comfy

10:37 AM, Feb 7, 2014

DENVER - Comfortable is a way we don't often feel in a hospital. "I think I've always been sort of a caregiver," said Roy Sande. At the Denver Veteran's Administration hospital's infusion clinic, veterans arrive, usually, for a day of chemotherapy.

Ex-soldier gets prison in fuel-theft scheme

11:14 AM, Feb 5, 2014

DENVER (AP) - A former soldier from Fountain has been sentenced to 7 years and 3 months in prison for helping steal fuel from a military base in Afghanistan that cost the federal government more than $1.5 million.

US intel confirms NKorea nuke reactor restarted

9:39 AM, Jan 29, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. intelligence says North Korea has followed through on its threat to advance its nuclear weapons program.

Dad returning from deployment surprises sons in Parker school

6:11 PM, Jan 27, 2014

KUSA - Three young brothers got quite the surprise at their school in Parker Monday morning.

Capt. killed in England to be buried at AF Academy

10:07 AM, Jan 27, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A U.S. Air Force captain killed in a helicopter crash in England earlier this month is being buried at the Air Force Academy.

Fort Carson soldiers returning from Afghanistan

8:51 AM, Jan 21, 2014

FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) - About 90 Fort Carson soldiers are set to return home as part of a reduction of troops in Afghanistan.

Fort Carson to welcome home about 90 soldiers

3:36 PM, Jan 19, 2014

FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) - Fort Carson is set to welcome home about 90 soldiers who have spent the past several months serving in Afghanistan.

Video sparks hope for captured soldier's family

6:54 AM, Jan 16, 2014

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The family of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured more than four years ago in Afghanistan, says a new video of the soldier believed to have been taken in the last month has bolstered its resolve to bring him home safely to Idaho.

Parents of Danny Dietz talk about 'Lone Survivor'

9:40 AM, Jan 13, 2014

KUSA - "Lone Survivor," the new film about a covert, tragic but ultimately heroic NAVY SEAL mission in Afghanistan, is helping the world to know what Colorado already knows; that one of those SEALS who didn't make it back was Danny Dietz of Littleton.

Iraqi army clashes with militants near Fallujah

9:37 AM, Jan 7, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) - Fierce clashes erupted Tuesday between Iraqi special forces and al-Qaida-linked militants outside the city of Fallujah, a flare-up in a days-long standoff in the Sunni-dominated western province of Anbar, Iraqi officials said.

Double amputee Marine vet bikes across U.S.

8:19 AM, Jan 3, 2014

CHESTER, Ill. - This isn't a day for things like riding a bike, but that's not stopping Rob Jones.

Polar Bear Plunge raises thousands

1:42 PM, Jan 1, 2014

BOULDER - Call them brave or call them crazy, but while volunteers for the Polar Bear Plunge wore multiple layers to stay warm, freezing water enthusiasts stripped down and ran towards the Boulder Reservoir.

Senior Law Handbook

12:18 PM, Jun 9, 2014

Pluot Scones

4:52 PM, Jun 10, 2013

Suicide bombers kill 11 in Pakistani capital

ISLAMABAD (AP) - A group of armed men, including two suicide attackers, stormed a court complex in the Pakistani capital on Monday in a rare terror attack in the heart of Islamabad that killed 11 people and wounded dozens.

10:52 AM, Mar 3, 2014

Parents forced to evict adult children

DENVER - A 9Wants to Know investigation discovered that a growing number of parents are evicting their children after they move back home.

11:10 PM, May 8, 2012

Olympic athletes can inspire in the workplace

KUSA - If you think that you could not get the gold in the Olympic world, you can at least be a pro in the business world.

11:10 AM, Jul 31, 2012

Will Ripley

Contact Will Ripley
Email: will.ripley@9news.com
Facebook: facebook.com/willripleynews
Twitter: twitter.com/willripley
Phone: 303-871-1825

7:09 PM, Sep 28, 2011

Will Ripley's surprise on last weekend show

DENVER - We are sad to see our 9NEWS weekend morning anchor go, but are excited about his new adventure as a CNN correspondent in Tokyo.

3:57 PM, Feb 16, 2014

Louisville company chasing dream of space

LOUISVILLE - The landing of the Space Shuttle Atlantis marks the end of 30-year program that included 135 flight missions.

5:53 AM, Jul 21, 2011

Settlement reached in Moore-Bertuzzi lawsuit

A settlement has been reached in Steve Moore's lawsuit against former Vancouver Canucks forward Todd Bertuzzi for his career-ending hit during an NHL game 10 years ago.

12:57 PM, Aug 19, 2014

Woman injured in sex toy mishap

LEXINGTON PARK, Md. - A Southern Maryland woman was seriously injured in a mishap involving a sex toy over the weekend. The case was first reported on BayNet.com, and Saint Mary's County Public Safety sources confirmed the information to WUSA in Washington, D.C.

12:39 PM, Mar 10, 2009
right left