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  1. BLM sets hearing on chopper trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... news release: CANON CITY, Colo. - The Bureau of Land Management Royal Gorge Field Office wants your input on Fort Carson's proposal to use public lands for helicopter training. The BLM and Fort Carson are hosting a public meeting on Oct. 7 at the ...

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  2. AF 2014 Warrior Games to kick-offRead the original story

    Yesterday | Missileer

    Beginning Sept. 28, for seven days, 40 Air Force veteran athletes will compete head-to-head within various adaptive sports for the 4th-Annual Warrior Games alongside more than 210 other warriors from the Air Force's sister services, taking place at the Olympic Training Center, Fort Carson and Garry Barry Stadium at Wasson High School in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Sept.

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  3. 2014 Warrior Games to kick offRead the original story

    Sunday | PressReleasePoint

    ... more than 210 other warriors from the Air Force's sister services, taking place at the Olympic Training Center, Fort Carson and Garry Barry Stadium at Wasson High School in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Sept. 28 through Oct. 4. The Warrior Games were ...

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  4. Fort Carson prepares troops for changing warfareRead the original story

    Sunday | Army Times

    The general, fresh home from Afghanistan, said dealing with uncertainty will mean lots of rigorous training to prepare for a world that could be as difficult as anything soldiers have seen in 13 years of war. 'There is no peace dividend at Fort Carson,' LaCamera, who commands the post and its 4th Infantry Division, said in an interview with the Colorado Springs Gazette.

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  5. Fort Carson's 3rd Brigade trains to fight in big battles, insurgenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Stars and Stripes

    ... housing units. No tents, either. One hot meal a day if you can get there. It's the austere world of a Fort Carson soldier preparing for a future that could include battle against the Islamic State terror group. It's a battlefield where commanders in ...

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  6. Shipment of Abrams Tanks Arrives In Central TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | KWTX

    Enough humidity will be in place Saturday, to support a very slim chance for rain, mainly during peak afternoon heating. Sunday will be the drier of the two days with highs in the upper 80s to near 90! A shift of military equipment from Fort Carson, Colo.

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  7. Ft. Hood Gets Additional Tanks For Soldiers Coming HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | KCEN

    ... to stay in Korea for Fort Hood's 3-8 Cav soldiers taking their place. "We have a brigade shutting down at Fort Carson so we're realigning our equipment to fill our shortages here," 1-12 Cav Captain Steve Naser said. Naser says the tanks will help ...

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  8. Fort Carson Gets a Black Eye for Its Treatment of These Green BeretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Denver Westword

    Sergeant First Class Emil Wojcik wasn't the same after a rollover car crash at Fort Carson in March 2013 broke one of his cervical vertebrae. That, combined with the various times he'd been knocked unconscious during rough parachute landings, seemed to knock something permanently askew in his mind.

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  9. Lawyer: Murder suspect found Springs couple deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | TheDenverChannel

    Lawyers for a teen accused of killing a Fort Carson soldier and his pregnant wife during a burglary say he happened upon the scene after the newlyweds were killed. Eighteen-year-old Mayco January is on trial this week in Colorado Springs.

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  10. Army Base Achieves Net-Zero EnergyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Buildings

    The 72-year-old Fort Carson, near Colorado Springs, CO, is not only a historic site but also the flagship project for the Army's Net Zero Initiative. The initiative seeks to reach net-zero energy status for both water and waste by 2020.

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  11. Reports of shots fired investigated at Fort Carson, base security increasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

    Fort Carson officials say they were reports of shots fired near the northwest perimeter of the Army post late Monday night. The reports at 7:50 p.m. put Fort Carson on lockdown as a precaution for a while during the evening.

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  12. Military Police Investigate Shots Fired At Fort CarsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | CBS Local

    The U.S. Army reported shots fired near the northwest perimeter of the Fort Carson base at approximately 7:50 p.m. on Monday.

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  13. Army Base Achieves Net-Zero EnergyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Buildings

    The 72-year-old Fort Carson, near Colorado Springs, CO, is not only a historic site but also the flagship project for the Army's Net Zero Initiative. The initiative seeks to reach net-zero energy status for both water and waste by 2020.

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  14. Aerial gunnery exercise bangs, boomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | CNN

    Simulation rounds whistled as they flew downrange during the first AH-64 Apache aerial gunnery range on Fort Carson, Sept. 9, 2014.

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  15. BeetElitea Lands Endorsement Deals with Top-Ranked AthletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | PRWeb

    ... From 1998-2003, April served active duty in the 82nd Airborne Division and the 10th Special Forces group at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs, CO. April was the first female to participate in L.I.N.E., hand-to-hand combat training. April later became ...

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  16. Teenager accused of killing Fort Carson soldier, pregnant wife in court TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    Police say staff sergeant David Dunlap and his wife Whitney walked into their home during a burglary in January of 2013. One woman who was in the courtroom on Wednesday said the murder trial hits close to home.

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  17. Military HardwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Denver Post

    A member of the St. Louis County Police Department, outfitted with paramilitary gear, points his weapon in the direction of a group of protesters last month in Ferguson, Mo. The first time Elbert County Sheriff Shayne Heap walked into the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Office at Fort Carson, he felt as giddy as a kid on Christmas morning.

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  18. Amid controversy, local law enforcement acquiring military hardwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Denver Post

    A member of the St. Louis County Police Department, outfitted with paramilitary gear, points his weapon in the direction of a group of protesters last month in Ferguson, Mo. The first time Elbert County Sheriff Shayne Heap walked into the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Office at Fort Carson, he felt as giddy as a kid on Christmas morning.

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  19. Soldier's siblings 'had no idea' when he surprised them at schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Medina Gazette

    ... father came up with the idea when his dad came to visit him in Colorado last week. Pfc. Mason is stationed at Fort Carson, and though he was back in the U.S., he wasn't sure he would get leave to go home to Ohio. His leave was granted and Nick ...

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  20. PETA keeps pressure on trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... that simulators be considered for such training if they were found to produce equivalent results. At the time, Fort Carson was planning an LTT exercise, saying the benefits were immeasurable and that it used animals humanely. PETA has long insisted ...

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