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  1. Army to Open Seven Challenging Jobs to WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    Female soldiers can serve on tank crews and in certain other positions starting in 2016 if they meet standards being set by testing at Fort Carson.

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  2. David Boland, Inc. Awarded $50.5M Contract to Construct Assault Battalion Hangar at Fort Carson, CORead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | PR Log

    Titusville, FL: David Boland, Inc. is mobilizing construction resources to Fort Carson, Colorado, to begin construction of a new 113,800 square foot high bay hangar for maintenance of Black Hawk helicopters used by the Army. PRLog - Dec. 16, 2014 - TITUSVILLE, Fla.

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  3. Fort Carson Joins Study Of Army Job StandardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | CBS Local

    Fort Carson is participating in a study to help set physical performance standards for Army occupational specialties, starting with jobs that are currently closed to women. Soldiers are scheduled to perform activities Tuesday that simulate specific tasks while researchers gather data on their heart rate, exertion and other indicators.

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  4. World War I veteran closer to getting Medal of HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Stars and Stripes

    ... reviewed Shemin's file over the years, including Steven Ruhnke, former curator of the 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson Museum in Colorado. Shemin was part of the Army's 4th Division. In a 2012 letter to Shemin-Roth, Ruhnke said the 4th Division ...

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  5. Steven Nelson: American HeroRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Examiner.com

    ... rest all mandatory with many more qualifying opportunities ahead of him. When not in Omaha, Nelson will train in Fort Carson,

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  6. UCCS earns national recognition for veteran servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    ... education. Garcia was inside the armored vehicle and uninjured. The next year, this veteran who was stationed at Fort Carson started at UCCS on the GI Bill. "I had already developed a nice family, a network of friends and family here in Colorado ...

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  7. Army of hero-angels support U.S. troops from Crozet, Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Examiner.com

    ... their son Alex was selected to deploy with a team of Special Forces Soldiers. They deployed ahead of Davis' Fort Carson unit to a forward operating base in Southern Afghanistan; one of 35 remaining U.S. bases in that country. On May 28, his team was ...

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  8. Army helicopter training meeting draws crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... Training, or HAMET, for helicopter pilots. As we've previously reported ( "Hard landings," March 19, 2014 ), Fort Carson has been using the land periodically under a temporary "casual use" agreement but now is looking for a permanent arrangement ...

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  9. Army EOD troops host Air Force Academy cadetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The United States Army

    Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal troops hosted U.S. Air Force Academy cadets for a joint training exercise here, Nov. 20. Cadets from the Air Force Academy's Chemistry of Weapons Course trained with Army explosive ordnance disposal, or EOD, Soldiers from the 764th EOD Company, on Fort Carson's Range 121. The 764th EOD Company is part of the 242nd EOD Battalion, 71st EOD Group, 20th CBRNE Command .

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  10. The coroner opens upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... general medicine but later specialized in pathology. During his time in the military, he was stationed at Fort Carson Army Hospital (now Evans). After his military service, he settled in Texas, then came here. He's served as coroner since being ...

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  11. Memorial to Lee Holmes in Cambria a tribute to all veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Times-Republican

    ... early because his mother was ill. After his mother passed away, he went back and served another month or so at Fort Carson.' Sitting with the family, you could hear the love in their voices as they talked about their husband, father and grandfather ...

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  12. Terence 'Bud' Crawford, the King of OmahaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Examiner.com

    ... 'Fast-Handz' Franklin who hails from Kansas City, Missouri, but developed as an amateur while stationed at the Fort Carson Army Base in Colorado, Springs, CO, for the better part of 7 years and Daniel Calzada a welterweight who hails from Denver and ...

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  13. Nearly 200 Fort Carson soldiers celebrate Thanksgiving with safe return from AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    The old saying, "Home for the holidays" carried special meaning Thursday, when another 195 Fort Carson soldiers made it back to Colorado Springs from Afghanistan just in time for a turkey dinner with their loved ones. "It gives a new meaning to the word 'Thanksgiving,'" said Lt.

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  14. Fort Carson 4th Infantry Soldiers Headed To EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | KKTV

    Fort Carson soldiers will be sent to Europe early next year to help lead a mission to boost American allies and deter Russian aggression in Ukraine. The United States European Command announced Wednesday that about 100 members of the 4th Infantry Division will provide division-level command and control for U.S. Army forces participating in Operation Atlantic Resolve.

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  15. Salvation Army and Fort Carson team up to help othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    ... year. It's really wonderful that this is happening," said diner Suzie Rushmore. Whatever the reason, it's why Fort Carson wanted to lend a hand - so they teamed up with the Salvation Army again for the ultimate Thanksgiving feast. "I'm going diving ...

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  16. Fort Carson troops will deploy, 'supporting Ukraine'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | Stars and Stripes

    Fort Carson's 4th Infantry Division will lead an American effort to bolster European allies and deter Russian aggression, the Pentagon announced Wednesday. The post just got a team of soldiers back from Germany where they led a NATO exercise, but the new mission is wider and will last longer.

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  17. Blue Star Mothers spread the word, and Cortez welcomes flying ClydesdalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Cortez Journal News

    The crews are part of the reactivated 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division of Fort Carson, in Colorado Springs, and are known as “Clydesdales.” Many of the crew members have served aviation missions in Iraq and Afghanistan, and some have served as many as three or more tours.

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  18. Ft Carson 4th Infantry soldiers headed to EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | TheDenverChannel

    Fort Carson soldiers will be sent to Europe early next year to help lead a mission to boost American allies and deter Russian aggression in Ukraine. The United States European Command announced Wednesday that about 100 members of the 4th Infantry Division will provide division-level command and control for U.S. Army forces participating in Operation Atlantic Resolve.

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  19. Fort Carson soldiers at work making Thanksgiving meals for the needyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Stars and Stripes

    Thirty soldiers at Fort Carson volunteered to do just that for the celebration meals the Salvation Army is serving the area's needy Thursday. The soldiers have been working at the post's Culinary Academy in three eight-hour shifts since ?11 p.m. Sunday.

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  20. Turkey mission: thousands of meals in 48 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    "I was asking them, how long does it take to cook one of these turkeys? It takes two and a half hours and they have 350 turkeys to cook up for us," said Richard Larson with the Salvation Army. "It's a challenge but once the schedule was made, we got the plan down and we just execute," said Kevin Tolefree, a Fort Carson soldier busy cooking on Tuesday.

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