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3 hrs ago | KKTV

Ft. Carson Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

SSG Benjamin G. Prange, 30, of Hickman, Nebraska and PFC Keith M. Williams, 19, of Visalia, California died July 24. The soldiers were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at Ft.

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12 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Different journeys for two Fort Carson soldiers after their homecoming

He, and about 50 other soldiers with the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, came back from Kuwait after being deployed there for nine months.

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14 hrs ago | Free Republic

USA Discounters hooks some service members with credit before springing the debt trap

Money was tight, and neither Aguirre, 21, nor his wife had much credit history as they settled into life at Fort Carson in Colorado in 2010.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Colorado Springs Independent

Colorado Springs has 'fastest-growing Millennial population'

It's a little hard to give this list much credence since it calls Fort Carson "Fort Carlson" and describes San Antonio, the seventh-largest city in the U.S., as "this small city."

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Frustrations of waiting weeks for returning soldiers dissipates with Fort Carson homecoming

Arriving in white, unmarked buses, the 355 soldiers were escorted by Fort Carson Fire Department trucks to a parking lot.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

KKTV

Soldier Homecoming Delayed Again

The soldiers are a part of the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Woman's car crippled after being struck by lightning

A woman's car was struck by lightning Wednesday afternoon, sending her to the hospital with injuries suffered from her airbags.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

CNN

Arrowhead couple recommits to the Army together

Choosing to serve your nation is an honor and a privilege for many, although it is not without its hardships, such as long hours, deployments to faraway places, and time away from loved ones.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Air Force issues plan to cut 275 workers at Space Command

A Pentagon budget-cutting plan will eliminate 275 military and civilian jobs at Air Force Space Command in Colorado Springs and cut another 3,225 jobs from Air Force headquarters nationwide.

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Denver Post

2 Fort Carson leaders suspended during probe

The Gazette reports that Col. Tammy Baugh and Command Sgt. Maj. Derrick Merriwether of the 1st Battallion, 25th Aviation Regiment were taken off duty.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Colorado Springs Business Journal

Let's not overreact to potential Army cuts

Underneath, another line lured readers to a story in the Business section with this dire message: "Ripple effect - Maximum cuts would mean $1 billion in lost wages to the local economy, which would hurt many businesses, officials warn."

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Army Times

Apache battalion leaders suspended, under investigation

Lt. Col. Tammy Baugh and Command Sgt. Maj. Derrick Merriwether have been suspended from their leadership roles at 1st Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, pending the outcome of an investigation.

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KKTV

Soldiers to Return Thursday Evening

A homecoming ceremony for 80 soldiers with the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division is expected to take place at 7:40 p.m. at the special events center on post.

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CNN

Following his grandfathers footsteps

Spc. Carter Casey, stationed in Ft. Carson, Colorado--Mom and brother, Carl, are so proud of you!! Of your own choice, you decided to enlist in the Army, the U.S. Army where both your grandfathers served, one fought in Europe during WWII and the other in the Korean War.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

KUAD-FM Windsor

Has the Discovery Channel Gone Too Far by Firing Cody Lundin From 'Dual Survival?'

I wrote a story over a year ago about why Dave Canterbury suddenly vanished from Dual Survivor , one of my favorite shows.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

A number of veterans returning home to Southern Colorado face unemployment

Fort Carson has hosted a number of homecomings in the last two weeks. Almost 1,500 soldiers are now back on American soil.

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The Gazette

Ft. Carson Homecoming

Andrea Schapker hugs her children tight as they wait for their father to come home.

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Denver Post

Fort Carson civilian employee arrested in terror threat

A former Fort Carson civilian employee who boasted of being a domestic terrorist in text messages has been charged with making terrorist threats, including vowing to turn the Army base into "Fort Columbine."

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

KKTV

Hundreds of Soldiers Return Home During Holiday Weekend

Family and friends of nearly 400 Fort Carson soldiers welcomed them home over the Fourth of July weekend during three homecoming ceremonies.

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KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

2 homecomings Saturday as 158 soldiers return to Fort Carson

People who organize soldier homecomings at Fort Carson said it had never happened until Friday night -- a returning soldier proposed to his girlfriend during the ceremony.

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