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  1. Military briefing: Brigade name...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Gazette

    All in the name for unit's return to post Fort Carson again is home to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, thanks to a name change. The 2nd Brigade folded this year after Pentagon budget cuts forced the elimination of one of the post's four ground combat brigades.

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  2. Men stole, sold military robots and armor on eBay, says FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2012 | Stars and Stripes

    Federal agents have arrested four men they say conspired to steal, sell and buy military equipment ranging from a pair of $187,000 robots to body armor, uniforms, an M4 rifle and ammunition. According to authorities, three of the men stole materiel from Fort Carson and gave it to a fourth man, Daniel Francis, to sell.

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  3. Cadet for a DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Gazette

    Madison Stanley, 8, in pink fire helmet, explores a fire engine with her brothers , Joseph, 2, left, and Owen, 5, at the Air Force Academy's fire station three Friday, April 17, 2015, as part of the academy's Cadet for a Day program with the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Stanley, whose father is an Army medic at Fort Carson, was diagnosed with stage three kidney cancer Feb. 28, 2014 but has been in remission since September.

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  4. Fort Carson soldiers charged with stealing, selling weapons on eBayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Denver Post

    ... Wednesday, August 10, 2011, at Ft. Carson Army base. ( RJ Sangosti, Denver Post file ) Three current and former Fort Carson soldiers have been charged with stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of military weapons, gear and robots, then ...

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  5. Men stole, sold military robots and armor on eBay: FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | USA Today

    ... body armor, uniforms, an M4 rifle and ammunition. According to authorities, three of the men stole materiel from Fort Carson and gave it to a fourth man, Daniel Francis, to sell. They then split the proceeds, according to text messages among them ...

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  6. Change in the air around Fort CarsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... rocky buttes. The planes and choppers loop over from U.S. military bases near Colorado Springs, including Fort Carson, beyond our eastern horizon. Everyone in Cripple Creek, Caon City and points in between is in the same position I am - facing big ...

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  7. Change in the airRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | High Country News

    ... rocky buttes. The planes and choppers loop over from U.S. military bases near Colorado Springs, including Fort Carson, beyond our eastern horizon. As it happens, Fort Carson is also east of Cripple Creek, CaA on City and points in between. Everyone ...

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  8. Phil Washington - The Accidental Transit ManagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Colorado Statesman

    Forty years ago a 17-year-old African American youth residing in the tough Altgeld Gardens public housing project on Chicago's Southside decided his best escape was to enlist in the United States Army. Twenty-four years into his career Phil Washington had risen through the Army enlisted ranks to Command Sergeant Major, stationed at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs.

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  9. Army: Vehicle in fatal Fort Carson accident rolled 100 feetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    A newly released Army document says a Stryker fighting vehicle that rolled and killed a soldier during a February training exercise at Fort Carson tumbled about 100 feet and landed on its top. The document was a preliminary report released by the Army last week in response to a Freedom of Information request from The Associated Press.

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  10. New Info in Deadly February Accident on Fort CarsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | KKTV

    A newly released Army document says a Stryker fighting vehicle that rolled and killed a soldier during a February training exercise at Fort Carson tumbled about 100 feet and landed on its top. The document was a preliminary report released by the Army last week in response to a Freedom of Information request from The Associated Press.

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  11. Colorado National Guard Opens Drone Base At BuckleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | CBS Local

    ... facility dedicated on Sunday is a maintenance and training facility for the RQ-7 Shadow. Shadows are taken to Fort Carson and flown only in restricted air space. The drones are not equipped to carry bombs or rockets. Army National Guard 1st Lt. Skye ...

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  12. New Drone Training Facility to Open in AuroraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    ... facility dedicated on Sunday is a maintenance and training facility for the RQ-7 Shadow. Shadows are taken to Fort Carson and flown only in restricted air space. The drones are not equipped to carry bombs or rockets. Army National Guard 1st Lt. Skye ...

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  13. Military Honors: Awards given to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Gazette

    ... allowing military and civilian personnel to access to the Secret Internet Protocol Network," Buckley said. Fort Carson Spc. Jessica Romero with the 759th Military Police Battalion was lauded as a top cook at the 2015 Military Culinary Arts ...

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  14. Change in the airRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Summit Daily News

    ... rocky buttes. The planes and choppers loop over from U.S. military bases near Colorado Springs, including Fort Carson, beyond our eastern horizon. As it happens, Fort Carson is also east of Cripple Creek, CaA on City and points in between. Everyone ...

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  15. CSU Rams linebacker Kevin Davis ready to shine in two languagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Denver Post

    ... back to the United States. The family stops included the Colorado Springs area, where Kevin attended Fountain-Fort Carson High School and was a near straight-A student. Davis, a versatile backup for the Rams as a sophomore last season, is expected ...

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  16. Female Soldier's ninth title fuels Olympic dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | The United States Army

    ... won seven Golden Gloves belts in Texas before joining the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, or WCAP, at Fort Carson, Colorado, where she is training for a shot at making Team USA for the Olympic Summer Games. "It's my time, definitely," she ...

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  17. HydroPoint Launches Weekly Webinar with Leading Experts on How to Outsmart the DroughtRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | Freshnews

    ... of water in just one quarter (January to April). Unfortunately, the drought is not just a California problem. Fort Carson in Colorado outsmarted the drought in 2013 with WeatherTRAK and accomplished their required 30% summer water reductions, and ...

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  18. Wounded Warriors at Fort Carson Treated like Second Class CitizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Examiner.com

    ... wounded soldiers were treated like second class citizens by the staff of the Evans Army Community Hospital at Fort Carson , Colorado. The Army's Article 15-6 fact-finding investigation found that the allegations of a "toxic environment" for the ...

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  19. Libertyville soldier's funeral brings remembrance, awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Chicago Tribune

    ... deny any longer. Nerstrom was given a medical discharge from the Army in January 2009. He had been stationed at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs, Colo. during the years after his tour in Iraq. In her eulogy, Rev. Janet Lee Kraft said Nerstrom ...

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  20. Colorado Drone Site Battle ContinuesRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | War Is A Crime

    ... the US Army posted the final Environmental Impact Statement for the expanded Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site, on the Fort Carson website. The public was given until April 10th to comment on the plans, which have been called the largest eminent domain ...

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