Fallen Colorado Army Pilot Honored

By: John Harding Email
By: John Harding Email
Aviation Center to be named after fallen Colorado pilot.


A fallen Colorado army pilot will be honored on Tuesday. exactly two years after he was killed in action.

The National Guard will dedicate an aviation center on Buckley Air Force Base in Denver, in memory of Chief Warrant Officer David R. Carter.

Carter was one of 38 people killed when his helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan. The 47 year-old was on his second combat deployment.

The military says the incident is still known as the worst single loss of military life since operations began in Afghanistan.

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