Sgt. Alexis Sanchez (U.S. Army photo)

For days, Alexis Sanchez talked about dressing up for Halloween as Spider-Man, the Marvel Comics hero his 2-year-old son, Grayson, adores, according to his ex-wife.

He never got the chance to surprise the boy.

Four days before Halloween, on Oct. 27, the Fort Carson soldier was shot and killed at his Colorado Springs apartment by a fellow Fort Carson soldier who witnesses said was "messing with" a gun in another room when it went off.

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An Army staff sergeant who "represents the very best of the 101st Airborne Division" has finally received a Silver Star for his heroic actions during the Battle of the Bulge after a 75-year delay.

On Sunday, Staff Sgt. Edmund "Eddie" Sternot was posthumously awarded with a Silver Star for his heroics while leading a machine gun team in the Ardennes Forest. The award, along with Sternot's Bronze Star and Purple Heart, was presented to his only living relative, Sternot's first cousin, 80-year-old Delores Sternot.

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Army officers who are on the short list to become a battalion commander will now undergo a psychological exam.

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Connecting with the youths is all fun and games until Congress starts worrying you could accidentally expose the U.S. military to Chinese data collection, am I right?

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Soldiers in the 504th Military Intelligence Brigade were told last month it was mandatory to download an app to their personal devices that would allow leaders to keep them up-to-date on training schedules and weather updates.

The app did far more, however, providing soldiers' precise locations, contact listings, and the ability to modify their calendar — raising major security concerns for soldiers that often work with top-secret intelligence.

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