vintage photo of military marching band practicing outside of Baker Hall in 1943

Military Band Drills at CU Boulder

Nov. 7, 2022

In 1943, a military band drills in front of what is now known as Baker Hall.

Air Force Thunderbirds

Thunderbird Flyover

April 23, 2020

Forever Buff among the elite pilots.

G. Forsberg

A True Honor

Feb. 1, 2020

In June, Gary Forsberg and the a cappella chorus he’s a part of, Sound of the Rockies, represented the U.S. at France’s Brittany American and Omaha Beach American Cemeteries, to commemorate D-Day’s 75th anniversary.

F-35 pilots

From Free-Throws to F-35s

June 1, 2018

Tucker Hamilton and Aaron Frey are test pilots for the U.S. military’s most sophisticated fighter jets ever. Their journey together started in middle school.

World War I

THEN – World War I

Dec. 1, 2017

A collection of World War I photographs.

cover of selling war

Selling War: A Critical Look at the Military's PR Machine

June 14, 2016

In the spring of 2004, army reservist and public affairs officer Steven J. Alvarez waited to be called up as the U.S. military stormed Baghdad and deposed Saddam Hussein.

Courtnie Paschall

Courtnie Paschall's New Flight Plan

Dec. 1, 2015

For Courtnie Paschall (Neuro, ElEngr’15), working on a drug trial for patients with schizophrenia while applying to 20 MD-PhD programs counts as light duty.


From Battles to Books

Dec. 1, 2012

As U.S. involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan winds down, veterans are filling classrooms across the nation, including at CU-Boulder.

ed rozek

Buff Tribute: Edward Rozek 1918-2009

June 1, 2009

Blindness leads to clarity.

david hoch

From Soldier to Student

March 1, 2009

David Hoch is one of an estimated 400 military veterans who attend CU Boulder today.