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  1. Military and community leaders assure Ebola preparedness in Pikes Peak regionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    ... the equipment and procedures to treat a potential Ebola patient, including a specially-equipped ambulance at Fort Carson and specific procedures to handle bodily waste. LeMaster said that if someone in the military in the Pikes Peak region has Ebola ...

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  2. NREL and Army Validate Energy Savings for Net Zero Energy InstallationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2014 | PowerPulse

    ... a net zero energy initiative that includes all of its installations across the state. Fort Bliss (Texas) and Fort Carson (Colo.) are piloting integrated net zero energy, water, and waste programs. NZEIs produce as much energy on site as they use ...

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  3. Estes Valley Memorial Gardens to hold Veterans Day service Nov. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Estes Park Trail-Gazette

    ... the Rockies. Expressing his reflections and remarks will be Staff Sergeant Jacob R. Kafka, United States Army, Fort Carson; a special dedication honoring posthumous Capt. Malvin Walker United States Army (Ret.). Also taking part will be Grant ...

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  4. Commanders conquer MungadaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The United States Army

    Company, troop and battery commanders of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, receive a CH-47 Chinook static load class during the first day of "Raider" Mungadai at Butts Army Airfield, at Fort Carson, Colo., Oct. 15, 2014.

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  5. Suspended helicopter unit leaders return; report recommended they be firedRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | MilitaryCity.com

    ... reclaimed command of the 'Gunfighters' of 1st Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, on Sept. 26, according to a Fort Carson, Colorado, spokeswoman, less than three months after she and Command Sgt. Maj. Derrick Merriwether were suspended during an ...

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  6. Fort Carson soldiers train to stay healthy while working in Ebola-stricken countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | Stars and Stripes

    As a company of Fort Carson soldiers learned to don new gear to protect them from Ebola on a deployment to Africa, commanders at the post focused on ensuring the virus doesn't follow troops home. A team of 30 doctors nurses and medics under U.S. Northern Command in Colorado Springs has begun training to help civilian agencies tackle Ebola on U.S. soil. 6 comments

  7. Fort Carson Soldiers Prepare To Fight Ebola In West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | CBS Local

    A group of soldiers at Fort Carson are being trained on how to use protective equipment as they prepare to deploy to West Africa to help with the Ebola outbreak. "You're going to have to unzip your suit to get your hood off, don't stick your gloves inside your suit," said one soldier who was instructing the troops.

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  8. 'Toxic' battalion commander returns to job despite recommendation of firingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Stars and Stripes

    The commander of a Fort Carson helicopter battalion objected when subordinates talked about a toxic command climate, according to documents obtained by The Gazette. "You want toxic? I'll show you toxic," Lt.

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  9. Consider this: More government, more freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    ... a grim future for millions of our citizens. On yet another subject, retired Army Gen. Wesley Clark (once Fort Carson commander) had an interesting op-ed about China. "In 2008," Clark wrote, "China began to see the United States as a failing system, ...

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  10. Dean SandeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Minot Daily News

    ... in the Army in 1968. After a year's tour of duty in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969, he was honorably discharged at Fort Carson near Colorado Springs, Colo. Dean married Sandra Norton on Nov. 28, 1969, in Minot. In 1972 he completed his college education, ...

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  11. Army seeks chopper flights out eastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Colorado Springs Independent

    A 30-day public comment period on the study, which can be found at tiny.cc/sf2vnx , begins Thursday, Oct. 23. Send comments to , or Fort Carson NEPA Program Manager, Directorate of Public Works, Environmental Division , 1626 Evans St., Bldg. 1219, Fort Carson, CO 80913.

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  12. Partial lockdown at Fort Carson liftedRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

    They'd been confined to the battalion's buildings for 6 days during a search for an army pistol that went missing following a training exercise.

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  13. No, Fort Carson Soldiers Didn't Lose A Nuclear WeaponRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Daily Caller

    The Colorado Springs Gazette debunked reports Tuesday that a group of soldiers at Fort Carson is on mandatory lockdown because of a lost nuclear artillery shell. The nuclear rumor seems to have been started by Whatdoesitmean.com , a site with 1990s-era web design that purports to give you "the news you need today for the world you'll live in tomorrow."

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  14. Lockdown at Ft. Carson not due to missing nuclear artillery shellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Examiner.com

    ... the 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment "Iron Knights" finished two weeks of training on a remote side of the Fort Carson. A post-training inventory is routine at the conclusion of training exercises and after returning from an overseas deployment to ...

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  15. SecArmy opens AUSA with call for budget resolveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | The United States Army

    ... and Exposition, held at the... Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno presents a trophy to the Fort Carson Running Team during the opening ceremony of the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition, held at the ...

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  16. Missing Fort Carson item not a nuclear weapon - despite Internet rumorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Stars and Stripes

    The Fort Carson Mounted Color Guard salute the colors as they ride by them during the pass and review part of the change of command ceremony March 14, 2013. Despite a wild report on a website dedicated to conspiracy theories, Fort Carson, Colo., soldiers haven't lost a low-yield nuclear weapon.

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  17. Story of missing nuke at Fort Carson is a fakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Denver Post

    Despite a wild report on a website dedicated to conspiracy theories, local soldiers haven't lost a low-yield nuclear weapon. As the lockdown of soldiers in a Fort Carson battalion dragged into its fifth day Monday, the site Whatdoesitmean.com reported that a nuclear artillery shell was missing.

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  18. All-Army team tops Brazilians in 30th Army Ten-MilerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | The United States Army

    ... followed by Spc. Aron Rono (48:45), a member of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado, and Nicholas Kipruto (48:50) of Copperas Cove, Texas. "Our plan was to have the whole All-Army team in place until about ...

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  19. Colorado Springs slaying victim not the same after return from Iraq war, family saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Stars and Stripes

    A year-long deployment to Iraq in 2003 had taken its toll on a father of six who was shot to death last week in Colorado Springs, according to family members. Jamarlon "Jamanion" Keys, a former Fort Carson soldier, suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder, according to his ex-wife, Shereece Williams, although it wasn't diagnosed until several years after he returned from Iraq.

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  20. National briefs: 7 teens held in hazing on football teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... International Airport detected a weapon in his bag, Atlanta police said. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A unit at Fort Carson in Colorado entered the third day of a lockdown after a piece of government property was taken without permission, an army ...

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