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  1. Woman successfully completes Ranger Training Assessment CourseRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WTVM

    Her name has yet to be released, but army officials say she was the only one of 17 women to successfully complete the second gender-integrated Ranger Training Assessment Course at Fort Carson.

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  2. Tuscaloosa council to vote on providing $2M to expand U. of Alabama's Bryant Conference CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTVM

    ... "Selma: A March to Remember" hosted by anchor Valorie Lawson Friday night. A female first lieutenant from Fort Carson in Colorado can now participate in the Ranger training at Fort Benning. Her name has yet to be released, but army officials say she ...

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  3. Fort Carson female soldier advances to Ranger trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KKTV

    An Apache helicopter pilot from Colorado's Fort Carson has a chance to become one of the first female Army Rangers. The Army says that an unidentified first lieutenant from the post was the only one of 17 women to successfully complete the second gender-integrated Ranger Training Assessment Course, which ended last week.

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  4. Army veteran's guilt over surviving Iraq is a wound that won't healRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Pocono Record

    ... made his heart race. He told Army doctors that he couldn't stop thinking about suicide. They sent him back to Fort Carson, in Colorado. The phenomenon has been studied most in Holocaust survivors, many of whom spent the rest of their lives in its ...

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  5. Fort Carson explosive ordnance disposal company shows tricks of improvised explosive device tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The United States Army

    Staff Sgt. John Velasquez carefully approached a mock rocket launcher on Range 121A, Feb. 19. Velasquez did so with a metal detector in hand, knowing that mock improvised explosive devices, also known as IEDs, were likely hidden near the visible weapon and thus posed the most immediate danger to himself and his two team members.

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  6. 10th Mountain soldiers, then and nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Vail Daily News

    ... exist in the same way it did in World War II, the Army's 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) is based in Fort Carson, a 3,000 unit specialized group that have been deployed to hot spots like Iraq, Afghanistan and North Africa. While most people ...

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  7. US to send more than 4,000 troops to KuwaitRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Green Left Weekly

    ... using those soldiers to help train allies for battles against the Islamic State group. The soldiers are from the Fort Carson-based 3rd Brigade and reports in the US media said that the soldiers have trained for more than a year for the Kuwait ...

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  8. Short-term psychological therapy reduces suicide attempts in at-risk soldiersRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Science Daily

    ... The two-year study, funded by the Army's Military Operational Medicine Research Program, was conducted at Fort Carson, Colo. It involved 152 active-duty soldiers who had either attempted suicide or had been determined to be at high risk for suicide, ...

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  9. Funeral information released for East Texas soldier killed in vehicle accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The funeral for the East Texas soldier that died in a vehicle accident on a Colorado Army base will be held Wednesday, according to family. Related: East Texas soldier killed in Fort Carson vehicle accident Staff Sgt.

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  10. Going off-dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... specific passengers, and what they taught me. From an Army investigator, I learned that some young troopers on Fort Carson allegedly are putting cellphones in their underwear at night to vibrate and wake them, so they can trick sleep lab attendants ...

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  11. Study finds short-term psychological therapy reduces suicide attempts in at-risk soldiersRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Medical News Today

    Short-term cognitive behavioral therapy dramatically reduces suicide attempts among at-risk military personnel, according to findings from a research study that included investigators from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. The two-year study, funded by the Army's Military Operational Medicine Research Program, was conducted at Fort Carson, Colo.

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  12. Fallen Texoma Soldier brought home to Red River Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | KXII-TV Sherman

    ... six others were injured when a Stryker fighting vehicle rolled over during an on-post training exercise at the Fort Carson Army Base in Colorado, on February 6th. Holt was assigned to the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. He ...

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  13. Vivint Solar Recruits Twenty Transitioning Military Service MembersRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | PressReleasePoint

    ... and comply with local building code requirements. Additional pilot courses will be offered at United States Army Fort Carson in Colorado and Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia this year. Vivint Solar is a leading provider of distributed solar energy ...

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  14. Vivint Solar Recruits Transitioning Military Service Members Top...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Electric Energy Online

    ... and comply with local building code requirements. Additional pilot courses will be offered at United States Army Fort Carson in Colorado and Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia this year. Vivint Solar is a leading provider of distributed solar energy ...

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  15. University case study shows 60 percent drop in soldier suicide attemptsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Stars and Stripes

    ... and executive director of the National Center for Veterans Studies, conducted the study of 152 male soldiers at Fort Carson, Colorado. All had either attempted suicide or were considered to be a high-risk for suicide. The study ran from 2010 to ...

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  16. Brief CBT Reduces Suicide Attempts among At-Risk SoldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | PsychCentral

    Investigators from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio led the two-year study on 152 active-duty soldiers who had either attempted suicide or had been determined to be at high risk for suicide. All soldiers were stationed at Fort Carson, Colo.

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  17. Memphis university case study shows 60% drop in soldier suicide attemptsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Stars and Stripes

    ... and executive director of the National Center for Veterans Studies, conducted the study of 152 male soldiers at Fort Carson, Colorado. All had either attempted suicide or were considered to be a high-risk for suicide. The study ran from 2010 to ...

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  18. Short-term cognitive behavioral therapy reduces suicide attempts among at-risk soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Medical News

    Short-term cognitive behavioral therapy dramatically reduces suicide attempts among at-risk military personnel, according to findings from a research study that included investigators from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. The two-year study, funded by the Army's Military Operational Medicine Research Program, was conducted at Fort Carson, Colo.

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  19. Fort Campbell veterinarians honing skills at Nashville ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | The Columbian

    ... out, and the light went away. Zuniga has his own bear story. One wandered into housing when he was stationed at Fort Carson in Colorado. Suddenly, he was expected to be a bear expert.

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  20. Fort Carson brigade headed to Kuwait for possible showdown with Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Stars and Stripes

    As Congress mulls America's war with the Islamic State terror group, more than 4,000 Fort Carson soldiers prepared Thursday to leave for Kuwait, where they will take over as America's largest ground force in the troubled region. The 3rd Brigade Combat Team bid farewell to the post in a ceremony and soon will serve as U.S. Central Command's Reserve force in the Middle East - the first soldiers into battle if a major combat force is used to battle Islamic State fighters.

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