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  1. Fort Carson marks company's return without harmRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Chris Chesla embraces his children Christian, 3, and Taylor, 4, during a homecoming ceremony March 31, 2014, for 44 Fort Carson Soldiers of the 663rd Ordnance Company, 242nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 71st Ordnance Group at the Special Events Center at Fort Carson, Colo.

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  2. Fort Carson marks company's return without harmRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Despite firefights, bombs, mortar attacks and hundreds of missions to render explosives safe, Fort Carson 's 663rd Ordnance Company came home March 31. The bomb-disposal troops spent nine months patrolling a massive swath of Afghanistan that ran from the capital city of Kabul to Jalalabad near the famed Khyber Pass.

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  3. LETTERS: Let's focus on our home; prejudice against the overweightRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Gazette

    Fort Carson's newest gate opened for use Wednesday, November 14, 2012. The gate is at the south I-25 exit to Fountain at I-25 exit 128.

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  4. War Is Hell, and the Hell Rubs OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Slate Magazine

    ... By that point in the war, I had embedded with a dozen-odd infantry units, and 2-12, the "Lethal Warriors" from Fort Carson in Colorado, was one of the best I'd seen. Cocky, aggressive, and competent in all the right ways, they exuded an indifference ...

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  5. Charlie McGrath's hair, City for Champions, greening the military, and moreRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... in the Independent story. I spoke at some length with Mary Barber, who heads up the sustainability effort at Fort Carson. She confirmed what I already knew. The net-zero model that they and others have developed does not include fuel consumption of ...

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  6. Nonprofit rehabilitates disabled military personnel and veterans through fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 27 | The Summit Daily News

    Summit Daily/Mark Fox Rob Abbott, right, a soldier stationed at Fort Carson, proudly displays a 6-lb.

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  7. Dave Philipps of the Gazette wins the Pulitzer Prize: Here's some required readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Denver Westword

    ... the Pikes Peak region -- and was a finalist for the Pulitzer in 2010 for his coverage of violent vets based at Fort Carson -- he's covered many other issues. In December, he broke the story about the Air Force Academy using cadet informants in a ...

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  8. January 8, 1999 - March 8, 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Gazette

    Yellow Labrador Soria sits with a Paws to Read participant and her owner Holly Niewinski, in 2008 at Patriot Elementary School in Fort Carson.

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  9. Side Streets Extra: Gazette's Pulitzer Prize award result of dogged quest to right a wrongRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Gazette

    Colorado Springs Gazette reporter Dave Philipps, right, listens to Sgt. Paul Sasse before his arraignment at Fort Carson Tuesday, February 12, 2013.

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  10. Colorado paper wins Pulitzer for vets' storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Colorado Springs Gazette reporter Dave Philipps, right, listens to Sgt. Paul Sasse before his arraignment at Fort Carson, Colo. Philipps won the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting for The Gazette's "Other Than Honorable" series. The investigation ...

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  11. Gazette's Philipps wins Pulitzer for vets' storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | The Miami Herald

    ... at The Gazette for 10 years. He was a Pulitzer finalist in 2010 for his series, "Casualties of War," about Fort Carson combat soldiers returning home from Iraq and committing crimes in the area, home to more than 50,000 combat troops. Philipps was ...

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  12. Colorado Springs Gazette reporter wins Pulitzer PrizeRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Denver Post

    ... 2010 for a series of "painstaking stories on the spike in violence within a battered combat brigade returning to Fort Carson after bloody deployments to Iraq, leading to increased mental health care for soldiers." Philipps negotiates the balance of ...

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  13. Bomb troops celebrate bringing company home without a scratchRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | Stars and Stripes

    Despite firefights, bombs, mortar attacks and hundreds of missions to render explosives safe, Fort Carson's 663rd Ordnance Company came home March 31. The bomb-disposal troops spent nine months patrolling a massive swath of Afghanistan that ran from the capital city of Kabul to Jalalabad near the famed Khyber Pass.

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  14. Female soldier reunites with sisters after year in South KoreaRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Victorville Daily Press

    ... a part of it." Viera is a food specialist in the army and will only be home for 20 days before she heads off to Fort Carson Army installation in Colorado. Brooke Self may be reached at 760-951-6232 or BSelf@VVDailyPress.com. You can also follow her ...

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  15. Army child camp: CAB helps pilot programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | CNN

    Screams of joy and team mottos resonated from more than 38 Fort Carson children, as they traveled to Camp Shady Brook in Deckers, with military volunteers and YMCA staff members, March 27. Fourteen Soldiers from 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, volunteered to be chaperones for the YMCA's first pilot military-child camp held in ... (more)

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  16. Large numbers of veterans with PTSD live near military basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Stars and Stripes

    ... on the VA's disability rolls for PTSD. Other top ZIP codes are in or next to Fort Sill and Lawton, Okla.; Fort Carson and Fountain, Colo.; Fort Bragg and Fayetteville, N.C.; and Camp Lejeune and Jacksonville, N.C. The fact that these base towns are ...

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  17. Large numbers of vets with PTSD live near military basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | The News Tribune

    ... on the VA's disability rolls for PTSD. Other top ZIP codes are in or next to Fort Sill and Lawton, Okla.; Fort Carson and Fountain, Colo.; Fort Bragg and Fayetteville, N.C.; and Camp Lejeune and Jacksonville, N.C. The fact that these base towns are ...

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  18. Charlie McGrath's hair, City for Champions, greening the military, and moreRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... in the Independent story. I spoke at some length with Mary Barber, who heads up the sustainability effort at Fort Carson. She confirmed what I already knew. The net-zero model that they and others have developed does not include fuel consumption of ...

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  19. Genealogy Query - CROSS : FOLKS : WHITERead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Cousinconnect.com

    I'm searching for my birth mother Valerie Cross, i was born 2/26/1979 at the Evans Hospital at Fort Carson in Colorado springs.

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  20. Army looks for other options as Forest Service scales back helicopter zonesRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... August, Slide, Bear, 3 Bells and Jones were closed off to protect greenback cutthroat trout. Within six months, Fort Carson hopes to have its new Combat Aviation Brigade on base and in full swing, with about 117 helicopters executing landings and ...

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