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  1. A soldier and his combat dog both returned from Iraq with PTSD - and found support in each otherRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    They flew home from Iraq together on a spring day in 2010 on a C-17 cargo plane, the dog in a metal kennel on the floor at the soldier's feet. When they reached the United States, the soldier went home to his farm in Fountain, Colo., and the dog was transported to the Army's military kennels at Fort Carson, about 12 miles north.


  2. A Gorge-ous Number: Famed section of Arkansas River back open for commercial raftingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    ... take long for hundreds of rafters to get to experience the famous ride Wednesday. Some were Army personnel from Fort Carson. They took the ride with Raft Masters and took out at Pink House on the west side of Canon City. "We were able to see it at ...


  3. Senators team up to prevent major cuts to Pikes Peak region military facilitiesRead the original story

    Wednesday | Stars and Stripes

    ... the Fourth of July holiday, and people in Washington, D.C. - and across the country - are waiting anxiously. Fort Carson was included in a 2014 document that outlined the worst-case scenario reduction of 70,000 troops nationwide. It projected as ...


  4. Former Army Col. Mike Derrick to challenge Rep. Elise Stefanik in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Post-Standard

    ... of history at West Point. During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, he commanded two training battalions at Fort Carson in Colorado, Derrick said. He went on to lead a 22-nation missile defense war game for U.S. Strategic Command, and after retiring ...


  5. Coming or going?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... been put off until after Congress returns from the Fourth of July recess. The worst-case downsizing scenario at Fort Carson would eliminate 16,000 troops, or nearly two-thirds of those currently stationed at the Mountain Post. The result, Regional ...


  6. Former Oswego Resident Missing From Army Post FoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 |

    Pvt. Daniel Domres says the Army didn't give him the help he needed for his substance abuse and PTSD issues. A former Oswego resident and 2012 graduate of Oswego High School that had been missing from his army post in Fort Carson, Colorado since Monday, May 11 has come out of hiding and returned to his post.


  7. Soldier Who Walked Away from Colorado Army Base is Found SafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | KSTP

    Twenty-year-old U.S. Army specialist Daniel Domres was considered Absent Without Leave after he went missing from Fort Carson in Colorado on Monday, May 11. The Missing Warrior Alert Facebook page says Domres was last seen wearing an Army Combat Uniform and was walking away from the base after saying he needed to use the restroom. The alert says Domres then got a ride from the area after making a phone call.


  8. Proposed military cuts could lead to economic diversity for SpringsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 15 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    ... of Defense Chuck Hagel suggested even deeper cuts, downsizing the U.S. Army by 70,000, including up to 16,000 at Fort Carson. His plan could equal a loss of 40,000 residents in the Springs and $1 billion from the local economy during the next five ...


  9. Rip PFC. M. DanielRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Thomaston Times

    ... a year, decided to join the Army, entering on April 29, 2014. Private First Class (PFC.) Daniel was sent to Fort Carson in Colorado October 5, 2014, and deployed to Kuwait on February 16, 2015, as an ammunition specialist with the 43d Sustainment ...


  10. Resident swimming for a purposeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Fort Morgan Times

    ... pride of my life." Following his family's footsteps, Mueller got his start in 2010 and is currently based in Fort Carson. But one night in January of 2014, his life changed forever when he was driving home. "I was on I-76, and I hit a patch of black ...


  11. Academy Bank grows as owner combines propertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Business Journal

    ... Forces Bank as a "pure-play military bank." Armed Forces Bank continues to operate branches at the U.S. Army's Fort Carson and at the U.S. Air Force Academy in the Colorado Springs area. Dickenson took a hit in the financial industry deline, forcing ...


  12. Wounded vet gets flag-waving welcome to his new homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Stars and Stripes

    ... with the 130th Engineer Brigade out of Schofield Barracks in Hawaii before he was injured. Spang, who was at Fort Carson from 2007 to 2010, later was awarded two Purple Hearts. The former sergeant returned to the Colorado Springs area to be closer ...


  13. Sondermann: A red-blue cultural exchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Denver Post

    ... a gay family in Denver's Highland? Your Fort Collins high-schooler with the "Co-Exist" bumper sticker venture to Fort Carson to reside with a single mom whose Army husband is on deployment? OK, the stereotypes might be over the top, but the point is ...


  14. Army infantryman gets 26 years for killing fellow soldier in JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Fox News

    ... of 19-year-old Spc. Adrian Perkins of Pine Valley, California, on May 15, 2014. Page was convicted Wednesday at Fort Carson, where he and Perkins were based as members of the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team. Perkins was shot in the head while ...


  15. Soldier killed in Kuwait will be given a military escort through Thomaston MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Thomaston Times

    ... June 25, 2015 at the Thomaston Upson Civic Center. Daniel entered the Army April 29, 2014, and arrived at Fort Carson in Colorado Oct. 5, 2014. He deployed to Kuwait Feb. 16, 2015, and was serving in Camp Buehring, Kuwait at the time of his death. ...


  16. US soldier gets 26 years for killing comrade in JordanRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | Journal Gazette

    ... of 19-year-old Spc. Adrian Perkins of Pine Valley, California, on May 15, 2014. Page was convicted Wednesday at Fort Carson, where he and Perkins were based as members of the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team. Perkins was shot in the head while ...


  17. Morale booster? Army unit bans combat patches, badgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | USA Today

    ... out this story on Soldiers with 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division from Fort Carson take a break during training. Their uniforms are without combat patches and badges. You earn it, you keep it, you wear it. That ...


  18. Carson soldiers cap major PCMS exerciseRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    Fort Carson officials and soldiers from its 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division met with visitors and reporters Saturday at the PiA on Canyon Maneuver Site to celebrate the successful completion of its most expansive training exercise in more than a decade. In the three weeks leading to that day, 4,000 troops and 1,100 military vehicles were training at the 235,000-acre installation, which the Army has used for military training exercises since it acquired the land 32 years ago in Las Animas County, southeast of Pueblo.


  19. Fort Morgan resident swimming for a purposeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Journal-Advocate

    Cpl. Matthew Mueller from the Fort Carson Colorado Warrior Transition Unit,practices his swimming skills in preparation for the 2015 Army Trials at Fort Bliss, Texas, March 23, 2015. He will compete in track, swimming, seated volleyball and cycling at the Department of Defense Warriors Games, which start June 19 and go through June 28. He grew up in a home where his father was a solider, and his grandfather was also a solider.


  20. Colorado Springs man gets 7 years in federal prison for child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    ... involved in many different youth organizations," U.S. Attorney John Walsh said following the Tuesday sentence. Fort Carson military police caught Calar viewing a graphic child pornography image outside a building on the base that had unsecured WiFi ...