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  1. Senators Want Moratorium On Dismissing Soldiers During InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... fought four tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. And the Army awarded him a Bronze Star. After Morrison came home to Fort Carson, in Colorado, he was diagnosed with chronic post-traumatic stress disorder. He pleaded guilty to drunken and reckless driving. ...

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  2. DOD researchers push plan aimed at avoiding worldwide GPS meltdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... on satellite capabilities during an interview with The Gazette. The Army last month ran training exercises at Fort Carson that simulated how attacks on satellites would impact troops on the ground. The Joint Interagency Combined Space Operations ...

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  3. Bobsledder works out with community at Royal Gorge CrossFitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    ... back into the World Class Athlete Program." Weber is on a two-person bobsled team and also active duty at Fort Carson. He is petitioning to get back into the Army World Class Athlete Program so he can compete in the 2018 Olympics. Weber is ...

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  4. Report calls for sweeping Army changes while praising Colorado Springs brigadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Stars and Stripes

    ... defense, and other capabilities." If the Congress and the Pentagon agree to cut infantry units, that could put Fort Carson's 2nd Brigade Combat team at risk. But any decision is likely years away. The panel's report was ordered after in-fighting ...

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  5. Report calls for sweeping Army changes while praising Colorado Springs brigadeRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | The Gazette

    ... defense, and other capabilities." If the Congress and the Pentagon agree to cut infantry units, that could put Fort Carson's 2nd Brigade Combat team at risk. But any decision is likely years away. The panel's report was ordered after in-fighting ...

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  6. Fremont County residents have chance to meet U.S. bobsledderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    ... country by competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics. Weber is on a two-person bobsled team and also active duty at Fort Carson. He is petitioning to get back into the Army World Class Athlete Program so he can compete in the 2018 Olympics. "If I can ...

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  7. Amputee Iraq veteran hands triathlon challenge to Fort Carson troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | The Gazette

    ... 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette Iraq amputee Melissa Stockwell told a group of wounded, injured and ill Fort Carson soldiers that triathlon training saved her life after a bomb took her leg. "It healed me from the inside out," Stockwell said ...

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  8. MilitaryMind the gap: Veteran voicesRead the original story

    Friday Jan 22 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    Whether service members are medically discharged, leave at the end of their enlistment contract or retire after 20 years, they all face a transition forcing them to find new goals and a new source of income. Whether veterans choose to immediately look for full-time work in the civilian sector or further their education, the challenges they encounter affect each service member differently, said Alex Muehleisen, a satellite communications systems operator-maintainer at Fort Carson whose Army enlistment contract ends this month.

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  9. Pink slips for veterans with mental health issuesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | New Falcon Herald

    ... -- all part of an 'honorable discharge.' The report cited an investigation into the potential separation of a Fort Carson soldier, Eric James, who had served two tours in Iraq as a U.S. Army sniper. James had been considered for a 'misconduct' ...

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  10. FocusGroups work to close gap in hiring vetsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    ... but everyone else." McWilliams retired from the Army as command sergeant major and senior enlisted adviser to Fort Carson's commanding general after 31 years. He said entities including the state, Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance, UCCS, ...

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  11. A realistic remedy, committing to solar, a Dem's plea, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... if they can't get insurance, they can't own a gun. Prayers, candles and flowers are not going to do the trick. Fort Carson plans to invest in solar energy - enough to power "615 homes and comprise one of many such projects in the works at military ...

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  12. Colorado Springs group trying to get ahead of looming military base closuresRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Stars and Stripes

    The next round of base closures is at least two years away, but local military boosters are ramping up efforts to protect local installations and move more troops to town. The push has its origins in the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance's 2015 efforts to protect Fort Carson from cuts, but leaders say it will be more sophisticated than the postcard campaign that turned heads at the Pentagon.

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  13. Veteran Beats Paralysis to Become Colo. Hotshot RecruitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | FireHouse.com

    ... Springs was make-believe as part of a weeklong wildfire training program at the university. But Bower, a former Fort Carson sergeant and combat veteran with two Purple Hearts who gave up a 12-year military career to become a firefighter, is the real ...

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  14. Fort Carson combat veteran beat paralysis to become hotshot recruitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | The Gazette

    ... on a grass hill behind UCCS knocking down an imaginary fire on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. Kenny Bower, a Fort Carson soldier who had several severe injuries while serving in Afghanistan, mans the radio for his group during the class. He wants to ...

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  15. Combat veteran beat paralysis to become hotshot recruitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Gazette

    ... a grass hill behind UCCS knocking down an imaginary fire on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. Kenny Bower (left), a Fort Carson soldier who was medically discharged after three deployments and several severe injuries, works to dig a trench with other ...

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  16. Fort Carson adds solar panels to power 615 homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Hundreds of rooftop solar panels are going up on Fort Carson's base housing that will help the post reach its goal to obtain 25 percent of its energy needs with renewables by 2025. The panels will provide the equivalent of 3 megawatts of power, adding to the post's two solar arrays that total 5 megawatts and were installed in the past eight years.

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  17. Former soldier creates social network after seeing power of community in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 10 | Stars and Stripes

    ... bring members together based on common interests in a specific location. The 38-year-old fleet manager for the Fort Carson Police hopes to eventually devote full time to InfinitySN and grow the advertiser- supported social networking site from 6,000 ...

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  18. Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting Jan. 10, 2016Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 10 | The Gazette

    ... auxiliary that assists law enforcement and other first responder agencies across Colorado; 353-8414, ext. 358. - Fort Carson Red Cross Therapy Dog Program - Certified therapy dog teams needed to visit Evans Army Hospital; Amy Sorrels-Mourabit, ...

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  19. Courtesy imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Aerotech News And Review

    ... Fort Hunter-Liggett, Calif. It serves five buildings now, but there are plans for expansion across the post. On Fort Carson, Colo., the Army has partnered with Sandia National Laboratories to provide a solar-powered microgrid and vehicle-to-grid ...

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  20. 2015 Marks Science, Technology BreakthroughsRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2016 | Wireless Design & Development

    ... Hunter-Liggett, California. It serves five buildings now, but there are plans for expansion across the post. On Fort Carson, Colorado, the Army has partnered with Sandia National Laboratories to provide a solar-powered microgrid and vehicle-to-grid ...

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