Fort Carson Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Army veteran gets Medal of Valor 42 years after his heroic action at Fort CarsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

    Retired U.S. Army Specialist Joseph Gilmore was finally awarded the Soldier's Medal of Valor for bravery he exhibited 42 years ago, during a fire on Fort Carson in Colorado Springs. "Really, I can't even tell you what happened when the fire broke out at the Armory on base," said Gilmore.

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  2. Fort Carson officer sets her sights on Mount EverestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... years ago. "He's a very experienced climber," said Ping Medvigy, an Army first lieutenant currently assigned to Fort Carson in Colorado. "He's in phenomenal shape; he has no trouble keeping up." Also on the team are army officers and West Point ...

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  3. General: Army plans to rely more heavily on Fort Carson soldiers to counter Russian aggressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2015 | The Gazette

    The top U.S. Army general in Europe said he will lean more heavily on Fort Carson soldiers in a bid to counter Russian aggression and assure American allies. Lt. Gen.

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  4. Summit looks to expand resources for El Paso County veteransRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    A Veterans Summit hosted by four El Paso County lawmakers next week aims to match former service members with state resources available to them while also trying to identify shortcomings in the programs. "We have so many loose ends, the summit is just going to bring all of those loose ends together so everyone can move forward and help our veterans," said Rep. Kit Roupe, R-Colorado Springs, who was stationed at Fort Carson while she was in the Army.

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  5. Drone that crashed in Colorado Springs broke Army, FAA rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    Fort Carson soldiers who crash-landed a drone in a Colorado Springs neighborhood in May will get remedial training after an investigation found they didn't have proper clearance to fly the small RQ-11 Raven aircraft and failed to tell key leaders at the post that the drone had been lost. The Army's 64-page investigation into the May 12 incident was released to The Gazette under a Freedom of Information Act request.

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  6. Fort Carson drone operators to get remedial training in wake of drone crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | The Gazette

    Fort Carson soldiers who crash-landed a drone in a Colorado Springs neighborhood in May will get remedial training after an investigation found they didn't have proper clearance to fly the small RQ-11 Raven aircraft and failed to tell key leaders at the post that the drone had been lost. The Army's 64-page investigation into the May 12 incident was released to The Gazette under a Freedom of Information Act request.

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  7. Army Faults Soldiers' Actions After Colorado Springs Drone CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | CBS Local

    Army investigators say Fort Carson soldiers who were flying a drone when it crashed 12 miles from the post didn't have the proper clearance to fly it and didn't alert key leaders. The Colorado Springs Gazette reported Friday the investigation found the small Raven drone malfunctioned and flew away when controllers tried to recall it.

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  8. Drone that crashed in Colorado Springs found to have broke Army, FAA rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | The Gazette

    Fort Carson soldiers who crash-landed a drone in a Colorado Springs neighborhood last May will get remedial training after an investigation found they didn't have proper clearance to fly the small RQ-11 Raven aircraft and failed to tell key leaders at the post that the drone had been lost. The Army's 64-page investigation into the May 12 incident were released to The Gazette under a Freedom of Information Act request.

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  9. Drone That Crashed In Colorado Springs Found To Have Broken Army, FAA RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | KKTV

    Fort Carson soldiers who crash-landed a drone in a Colorado Springs neighborhood last May will get remedial training after an investigation found they didn't have proper clearance to fly the small RQ-11 Raven aircraft and failed to tell key leaders at the post that the drone had been lost. The Army's 64-page investigation into the May 12 incident were released to The Gazette under a Freedom of Information Act request.

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  10. Military Briefs: Army's top general in Europe to visit Fort CarsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2015 | The Gazette

    The Army's top general in Europe will visit Fort Carson to review the post's work overseas with NATO partners. Lt. Gen.

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  11. Action to fill Florence skiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... attractions throughout the day will include static airplane displays including three U.S. Army helicopters from Fort Carson, airplane and helicopter rides, a Civil Air Patrol hands-on learning lab, children's events, Estes model rockets and food ...

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  12. Removal of crashed Black Hawk set to beginRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    Fort Carson says removal of the wreckage of a Black Hawk UH 60 that crashed in the forest northwest of Colorado Springs last week will get underway today. The process is expected to take about a week.

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  13. Former Fort Carson soldier sentenced to two years in prison for setting house on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | Denver Post

    A judge sentenced a former Fort Carson soldier to two years in prison Tuesday after he was accused of setting his northeast Colorado Springs home on fire last year , according to a 4th Judicial District Attorney's Office Facebook post. He increased his home insurance coverage days before his house at 7568 Chasewood Loop caught fire, according to Gazette archives.

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  14. Fourth-quarter hiring outlook in Colorado Springs weakest in nearly 2 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | The Gazette

    ... period, the results might reflect anxiety among local employers about a July 9 announcement of Army troop cuts. Fort Carson will lose just 365 of its more than 25,000 troops in the cuts, but Army officials previously indicated that the post could ...

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  15. Seeking high and solid groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... 100 combat missions. Toward the end of his tenure, he served in the 759th Military Police Battalion out of Fort Carson. At Camp Rustamiyah, near Baghdad, the fighting was often heated. "That's one of the things about MPs, we're service support," ...

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  16. Battling SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... a Special Forces honor guard in full dress uniforms. Tyler died while stationed with a Special Forces unit at Fort Carson, Colorado. "Tyler's service to his country cost him his life," Chaplain (Major) Joe Ward said in his remarks, which he ...

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  17. Colorado State linebacker Kevin Davis no longer plays hockey, but remains as hard as iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2015 | Denver Post

    ... side of the family in Europe, where he has visited often. By the time he was in high school, attending Fountain-Fort Carson, his dad was stationed in Colorado and the family put down stakes in the Colorado Springs area. Because Fountain-Fort Carson ...

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  18. Military briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2015 | The Gazette

    ... between business and civic leaders and the military community. Retirees will be in the spotlight Sept. 26 at Fort Carson during the post's annual Joint Forces Retiree Appreciation Day. The 10 a.m. event at the Reed Special Events Center will include ...

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  19. 2 Soldiers Still Hospitalized After Black Hawk IncidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | CBS Local

    Fort Carson says two soldiers injured when their Black Hawk helicopter landed hard in a suburban Denver forest in Douglas County remain hospitalized and in stable condition. The military installation in Colorado Springs says investigators from the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center in Alabama's Fort Rucker is deploying to Fort Carson to lead the review of the accident.

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  20. Army sends team to investigate Fort Carson helicopter crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | The Gazette

    A team of investigators from Fort Rucker, Ala., on Thursday headed to Colorado Springs to probe the crash of a Fort Carson Black Hawk helicopter. Two soldiers who suffered injuries when the UH-60 went down in trees Wednesday in Douglas County remained hospitalized Thursday.

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