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

    20 hrs ago | 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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  2. 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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  3. Dean SandeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Missing war-gear puts Ft. Carson Soldiers on lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Examiner.com

    Two days of lockdown, and still counting until one or more Soldiers cough up missing equipment at Fort Carson, Colorado. As of this morning, the lockdown was still in place.

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  15. Soldier returns home early to surprise sisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... 11 after serving his first deployment overseas. He and his wife, Taylor, arrived in Crestview on Monday from Fort Carson in Colorado, where he is stationed. The Crestview High School alumnus hadn't seen Karly in more than a year, and their mother, ...

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  16. Son of fallen soldier finds reason to hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | The Billings Outpost

    ... lost their dad. I lost my best friend." Losing his dad meant big changes for C-Train. Jill decided to move from Fort Carson in Colorado back home to Montana to be closer to family. "We - the boys and I - discussed it and decided it would be for the ...

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  17. Fort Carson soldier is top sergeant at Army's Best Warrior competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Stars and Stripes

    A Fort Carson Green Beret has been named the Army's best sergeant after a weeklong event at Fort Lee, Va. Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Carpenter with the 10th Special Forces Group was one of three Fort Carson soldiers in the Armywide Best Warrior competition.

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  18. Nation's oldest Army armor unit locked down for second day at Fort CarsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The nation's oldest Army armor unit at Fort Carson in Colorado remained in lockdown for a second day Friday afternoon, after the post began investigating "the unauthorized removal of government property," Army spokesmen said. "The 66th Armor Regiment is the oldest Armor unit in the United States Army, tracing it's lineage to the beginning of the Tank Service in February 1918," its Facebook page says.

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  19. Unit at Colorado's Fort Carson locked down after p...Read the original story

    Saturday Oct 11 | WHTC

    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 representative said on Friday. The lockdown started on Thursday morning and applies to the 1st Battalion 66th Armor Regiment, a spokesman for the fourth infantry division public affairs office said.

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  20. Nation's oldest Army armor unit locked down for 2nd day at Fort CarsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | KYTX-TV News

    ... to unlock the key to child language development. It's research going on right now at the University of Kansas. FORT CARSON, Colo. (CNN) -- The nation's oldest Army armor unit at Fort Carson in Colorado remained in lockdown for a second day Friday, ...

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