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  1. Genealogy Query - UNKNOWNRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Cousinconnect.com

    Looking for my biological parents. I was born August 2, 1984 in Fort Carson not sure the hospital name but someone in my family I think was in the army.

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  2. Fremont County Coroner: Florence City Councilman Mel Edwards died SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    ... ahoma, he moved to California as a child. He then joined the U.S. Army, and after he was honorably discharged at Fort Carson, he returned to California, but he missed Colorado so he settled in Florence seven years ago.

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  3. Army redefines the word slowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Back in September 2013, almost two years ago, we requested information through the Freedom of Information Act regarding who has been banned from Fort Carson dating back to 2008. This request stemmed from a story about two vets who were banned from Carson after helping soldiers gain the proper treatment for service-related medical needs at a time when the Army was ousting troops using infractions that might have been related to their medical problems stemming from combat.

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  4. Odierno discusses challenges with leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The United States Army

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno met with leaders, officers and senior noncommissioned officers during a visit to the 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson to address challenges Soldiers face daily, July 23. "As I make visits to different installations I realize how busy our Army continues to be," Odierno said.

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  5. Military briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | The Gazette

    Carson deputy gets stars on collar Fort Carson deputy commander Timothy Daugherty is seeing stars after the Army's top general gave him one for each collar point. Col. Daugherty became Brig.

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  6. Korean War veterans to commemorate anniversary of ceasefireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    ... (located in the Veterans Memorial area). Command Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Crosby of the 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson will be a guest speaker. Clifford Bowlin, president of the Dutch Nelsen Chapter, and a retired command sergeant major, told KRDO ...

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  7. Odierno renews call for more troopsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Stars and Stripes

    Army chief Gen. Ray Odierno said during a Fort Carson visit he wants 490,000 soldiers in uniform to meet the service's worldwide commitments -- 40,000 more than current cost-cutting plans.

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  8. Death DealersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | El Paso Times

    ... Armor Regiment is a new addition at Fort Bliss. The unit, colorfully nicknamed the Death Dealers, inactivated at Fort Carson, Colo., in January and cased its colors there. About 70 soldiers from the Death Dealers and the unit colors were transferred ...

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  9. Lockheed Martin to buy Sikorsky Aircraft for $9 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this Sept. 23, 2014 file photo, Spc. Melissa Evalle, left, and Spc. Gabriel Torres battle the wind and dirt as a Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk flies lower so they can attach a load of supplies to the bird during training down range at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs, Colo. 1 comment

  10. Fort Carson hosts Special Operations Forces career fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    Fort Carson held a career fair focused on Special Operations Forces , bringing representatives from many different areas to explain to soldiers what the job entails, what a "day in the life" is like, and answer any questions. "It's a really great way to deal with everyone's busy schedule by having all sorts of recruiters in one place," Bainbridge said.

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  11. Carson to finish 2017 stronger, despite cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    Despite the pending troop cuts at Fort Carson announced last week by the Pentagon, the Colorado Springs post will end 2017 with a slightly... Despite the pending troop cuts at Fort Carson announced last week by the Pentagon, the Colorado Springs post will end 2017 with a slightly larger force than in 2012. News came last week that Fort Carson will lose 365 of its current active-duty population of 23,349 soldiers as part of a cross-cutting Army initiative to downsize by 40,000 troops.

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  12. The Medal MachineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Fort Morgan Times

    U.S. Army Cpl. Matthew Mueller, Warrior Transition Battalion, Fort Carson, receives the gold medal for the Men's 50-meter freestyle 1.0 visually impaired swimming event at the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia on June 27. Gold: 200-meter dash, 400-meter dash, 4x800-meter relay, 50-meter freestyle, 100-meter freestyle, 50-meter backstroke, 50-meter breaststroke, and with the 4x50-meter relay.

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  13. Why Lockheed's Sikorsky deal is trouble for Boeing | Jon TaltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Seattle Times

    Spc. Melissa Evalle, left, and Spc. Gabriel Torres battle the wind and dirt as a Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk flies lower so they can attach a load of supplies to the bird during training at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs, Colo.

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  14. Lockheed Martin to buy Sikorsky Aircraft for $9 billionRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Sept. 23, 2014 file photo, Spc. Melissa Evalle, left, and Spc. Gabriel Torres battle the wind and dirt as a Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk flies lower so they can attach a load of supplies to the bird during training down range at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs, Colo. 1 comment

  15. The Medal Machine: Matthew Mueller brings home gold in Warriors GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Fort Morgan Times

    U.S. Army Cpl. Matthew Mueller, Warrior Transition Battalion, Fort Carson, receives the gold medal for the Men's 50-meter freestyle 1.0 visually impaired swimming event at the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia on June 27. Gold: 200-meter dash, 400-meter dash, 4x800-meter relay, 50-meter freestyle, 100-meter freestyle, 50-meter backstroke, 50-meter breaststroke, and with the 4x50-meter relay.

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  16. 6 head-scratching Jade Helm conspiracy theoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Windsor Beacon

    ... Blue Bell closed it's Denver-area distribution center near I-25 in May, the same month as the video was posted. Fort Carson sits about 75 miles down I-25 from Denver. The company has said the convoy convergence was a coincidence. Blue Bell has been ...

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  17. Drones coming to Carson, plan for high-risk houses, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Colorado Springs Independent

    The Army's force reductions, announced last week, were kind to Fort Carson, slicing only 365 soldiers in the next two years, or about 1.5 percent of the 24,500 troops stationed there. That will mean a $25 million hit to the local economy, estimates Regional Business Alliance chief defense industry official Andy Merritt.

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  18. Transgender Fort Carson soldier welcomes expected change in military policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    ... army's first openly transgender soldiers, Staff Sgt. Patricia King. King is the only open transgender soldier at Fort Carson. In fact, she's one of the few in the entire country. "I've been waiting for this for quite some time. It's been so ...

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  19. Army Cutbacks Add Pressure to Military Housing Bonds, CommunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | National Mortgage News

    ... Service, the outlook remained positive after the force reductions. "The small troop cut recently announced for Fort Carson - 365 soldiers by 2017 - is unlikely in and of itself to significantly impact occupancy level or the current debt rating," ...

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  20. RBA's Draper: Attracting biz - a team sport'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    ... they're getting value. And we're going to give them that value." As news about Army personnel cuts, including at Fort Carson, loomed over the Tuesday afternoon interview, Draper said the goal isn't to make the military less important to Colorado ...

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