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  1. 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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  2. Colorado Drone Site Battle ContinuesRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | 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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  3. Army unveils two environmental studiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... comment, email by April 10 to or mail your comment to the Fort Carson NEPA Program Manager, Directorate of Public Works, Environmental Division, 1626 Evans Street, Building 1219, Fort Carson, CO ...

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  4. Horse power: Wounded warriors receive healing, support through Academy's equine-assisted therapyRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | PressReleasePoint

    ... in Waveland, Mississippi, was connected to the program here through the Army's Warrior Transition Unit at Fort Carson "You can't replace what this environment has to offer," said Jeanne Springer, a clerk and equine specialist at the center. "What we ...

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  5. Meet Your Forest: Camp Hale's return to glory through restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Vail Daily News

    ... floor. The 10th Mountain Division, 38th Regimental Combat Team, 99th Infantry Battalion, and soldiers from Fort Carson were trained at Camp Hale from 1942 to 1965. The Army also held nearly 400 prisoners from Hitler's expeditionary Afrika Korps ...

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  6. Army veteran's guilt over surviving Iraq is a wound that won't healRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Norwalk Reflector

    ... made his heart race. He told Army doctors that he couldn't stop thinking about suicide. They sent him back to Fort Carson, in Colorado. The phenomenon has been studied most in Holocaust survivors, many of whom spent the rest of their lives in its ...

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  7. Army researchers testing strength to better match soldiers to jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Stars and Stripes

    Spc. Colby Bourland uses the natural vegetation for cover during an air assault training mission at Fort Carson, Colo., August 2007. Weights, medicine balls and other common exercise gear are being studied at Fort Carson this month as a way to test future soldiers on their fitness for combat.

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  8. Army veteran's guilt over surviving Iraq is a wound that won't healRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Norwalk Reflector

    ... made his heart race. He told Army doctors that he couldn't stop thinking about suicide. They sent him back to Fort Carson, in Colorado. The phenomenon has been studied most in Holocaust survivors, many of whom spent the rest of their lives in its ...

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  9. Military briefs: Second Fort Carson woman clears Ranger course - Sun, Mar 8, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | The Gazette

    Two women finish Ranger course A second female Fort Carson lieutenant passed a course required for soldiers to attend Ranger training. The Army last month said a female Fort Carson helicopter pilot was the only woman of 17 who attempted to complete the Ranger Training Assessment Course in... The Army last month said a female Fort Carson helicopter pilot was the only woman of 17 who attempted to complete the Ranger Training Assessment Course in February.

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  10. Fort Carson rocket training exercise a test of rapid deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Stars and Stripes

    The dozen rockets fired at the post involved the work of commanders at four military bases across two armed services. It also required coordination with El Paso County authorities as the rocket-firing vehicles from Fort Sill, Okla., were driven from Peterson Air Force Base to Fort Carson for the stunning, brief display of firepower.

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  11. Thanks to Fort Carson soldiers for mission to fight EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Denver Post

    Soldiers of the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division salute during the ceremonial folding and stowing of the flag at the Barclay Training Camp in Monrovia on Feb. 26, marking the end of a five-month Ebola mission in Liberia. Thursday's Post included an article documenting the return of Fort Carson soldiers from their Ebola mission in Liberia.

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  12. Last Fort Carson soldiers return from Ebola-fighting missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    The Army says the last of a group of 150 Fort Carson soldiers is back in the United States after spending four months in Liberia helping to build treatment facilities to house Ebola patients and caretakers. Officials said Wednesday about 10 soldiers arrived in the U.S. on Monday and will spend 21 days at Fort Hood, Texas, under medical observation.

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  13. Woman successfully completes Ranger Training Assessment CourseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | WTVM

    Her name has yet to be released, but army officials say she was the only one of 17 women to successfully complete the second gender-integrated Ranger Training Assessment Course at Fort Carson.

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  14. Tuscaloosa council to vote on providing $2M to expand U. of Alabama's Bryant Conference CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | WTVM

    ... "Selma: A March to Remember" hosted by anchor Valorie Lawson Friday night. A female first lieutenant from Fort Carson in Colorado can now participate in the Ranger training at Fort Benning. Her name has yet to be released, but army officials say she ...

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  15. Fort Carson female soldier advances to Ranger trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | KKTV

    An Apache helicopter pilot from Colorado's Fort Carson has a chance to become one of the first female Army Rangers. The Army says that an unidentified first lieutenant from the post was the only one of 17 women to successfully complete the second gender-integrated Ranger Training Assessment Course, which ended last week.

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  16. Army veteran's guilt over surviving Iraq is a wound that won't healRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Pocono Record

    ... made his heart race. He told Army doctors that he couldn't stop thinking about suicide. They sent him back to Fort Carson, in Colorado. The phenomenon has been studied most in Holocaust survivors, many of whom spent the rest of their lives in its ...

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  17. Fort Carson explosive ordnance disposal company shows tricks of improvised explosive device tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The United States Army

    Staff Sgt. John Velasquez carefully approached a mock rocket launcher on Range 121A, Feb. 19. Velasquez did so with a metal detector in hand, knowing that mock improvised explosive devices, also known as IEDs, were likely hidden near the visible weapon and thus posed the most immediate danger to himself and his two team members.

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  18. 10th Mountain soldiers, then and nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Vail Daily News

    ... exist in the same way it did in World War II, the Army's 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) is based in Fort Carson, a 3,000 unit specialized group that have been deployed to hot spots like Iraq, Afghanistan and North Africa. While most people ...

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  19. US to send more than 4,000 troops to KuwaitRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2015 | Green Left Weekly

    ... using those soldiers to help train allies for battles against the Islamic State group. The soldiers are from the Fort Carson-based 3rd Brigade and reports in the US media said that the soldiers have trained for more than a year for the Kuwait ...

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  20. Short-term psychological therapy reduces suicide attempts in at-risk soldiersRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | Science Daily

    ... The two-year study, funded by the Army's Military Operational Medicine Research Program, was conducted at Fort Carson, Colo. It involved 152 active-duty soldiers who had either attempted suicide or had been determined to be at high risk for suicide, ...

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