Galleries by Craig Haggit
Marine Sgt. Jeremy Kocher stands watch near the body of Lance Cpl. Evenor Herrera.
Marines escort the casket of Marine Lance Corporal Evenor Herrera to a gravesite in Eagle.
Blanca Stibbs rests her head on her husband David Stibbs' shoulder
Lori DeMille touches the headstone of fallen Marine Lance Corporal Kyle Burns.
Families of fallen Marines were presented with posthumous medals.
Jo Burns comforts Corporal Dustin Barker, 22, during a ceremony honoring the actions of fallen Marines.
Marines prepare to deliver posthumous medals to families.
Katherine Cathey pressed her pregnant belly to her husband's casket.
Major Steve Beck takes Katherine Cathey's hand and pressed it down on her husband's uniform.
Katherine Cathey sleeping next to her husband for the last time.
Major Steve Beck folds back the flag while preparing to open James Cathey's casket.
For three days straight, Marines stood watch over the body of 2nd Lt. James Cathey.
At the first sight of her husband's flag-draped casket, Katherine Cathey broke into uncontrollable sobs.
Jon Mueller and Matthew Baumann practiced folding a flag in preparation for the funeral of their friend.
Marines drape the flag over the casket of 2nd Lt. James Cathey in an airliner's cargo hold.
As his son's funeral neared, Jeff Cathey's tears rarely stopped.
Katherine Cathey falls onto the flag covering his husband's casket.
Sands of Iwo Jima cover white gloves at a Marine funeral.
Major Steve Beck and another Marine approach the home of James Cathey.
Jo Burns cries as she and her husband Bob opened the boxes containing their son's uniforms.
Emergency workers treat wounded students during the Columbine shooting.
Dale Napoletano hugs his sister during a memorial service honoring Columbine's victims.
Fifteen crosses honoring the Columbine dead stand in the night glow.
A woman writes a derogatory message on Dylan Klebold's cross near Columbine.
Joan and Bill Cote of Franktown climb a hill in Clement Park after visiting memorials to the Columbine victims.
A mourner moves slowly past the casket of Isaiah Shoels at the Heritage Christian Center.
Columbine victim Valeen Schnurr acknowledges the cheers as she leaves the Fiddler's Green stage.
Investigators tackle the intricate task of marking evidence where gunmen entered the school.
Wracked with sorrow, Columbine students in Clement Park grieve at the car of Rachel Scott.
Rescue workers wheel a wounded student toward an ambulance.
Tears turn briefly to joy as teens watch classmates flee to safety.
A student just evacuated from the school is embraced by friends overjoyed she is safe.
Bloody shoes and socks lie outside the emergency room at St. Anthony Central Hospital.
A frantic parent trying to get through a roadblock during the Columbine shooting.
The morning after the shootings Justin Boggus led students in impromptu prayer and song.
A student lies on a sidewalk while an officer guards others behind a car.
Two anguished students embrace near the school early in the siege.
Students sprint across a parking lot toward school buses waiting to evacuate them.
Terrified students edge nervously up a hill against a wall of the school while police search for the gunmen.
Grief overcomes two Columbine students moments after fleeing a violent rampage.
Friends of Terry Barton react to the news that she had been charged with arson.
Brandi Stollak carries an American flag with Mike Stubbs.
A P3 Orion bomber drops a load of fire retardant on the Big Elk Fire near Estes Park, Colorado.
Smoke smudges the face of Dave Kahan during Colorado's Big Elk Fire in 2002.
The Coal Seam Fire burns along Interstate 70.
Residents say the pledge of allegiance at a community briefing.
Evacuees in San Miguel County listen to music while they help maintain a roadblock.
Flames from a new fire loom menacingly behind a mountain home near Durango
Eugene Brumley tries to get in a round of golf as the Hayman Fire rages.
Propane tanks and a car destroyed by Colorado's Coal Seam Fire in 2002.
500-foot flames balloon over Haflin Canyon on Missionary Ridge north of Durango.
A dead cow lies in the burned-out forest left by the Hayman Fire.
Margie Dleva gets son Spencer Delva into their van.
Residents of Lake George, CO react at a briefing to the news that the Hayman Fire was approaching their town.
Firefighter Daniel Crawford catches his breath after battling the Hayman Fire.
Smoke clouds dwarf a helicopter above the raging Missionary Ridge Fire near Durango.
A barn bursts into flames after it is caught in the Valley Fire.
A man jumps from his roof after watering it down during the Valley Fire.
A PB4Y-2 slurry bomber plunges to the ground in flames.
A helicopter flies over the burned remains of a forest near Cheesman Reservoir.