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  1. Army coming to town, cuts on the horizonRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent

    On Tuesday, Army brass breezes into town to conduct a "listening" meeting from 4 to 6 p.m. at Centennial Hall, 200 S. Cascade Ave., about possible budget cuts. The Regional Business Alliance is encouraging citizens to wear green in support of Fort Carson and show up and express support for the post.

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  2. Fort Carson Soldiers Among Victims Of Scam ArtistRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KKTV

    Working with special agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command at Fort Carson, where the soldiers are from, police have identified the suspect as Jeremy Roberson, 27. Using a computer off post, authorities say Roberson used the service members' identities to file federal and state taxes in 2013 and 2014, getting himself $22,000 in tax returns. Several civilians were also among the victims.

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  3. Governor visits Colorado SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    ... far ahead in many respects. "Since (Utah) had the (2002 Winter) Olympics, they've really taken off," he said. Fort Carson is another point of emphasis for the governor. The Army is considering a possible reduction of up to 16,000 personnel there. ...

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  4. Edward H. a Eda HarrisRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Daily Gazette

    ... of the Army, that was started in 1917. The division served in Germany, where Ed was a medic. While stationed at Fort Carson, he met the love of his life, Jean Rogers, on a blind date. They were married in June 1955 in her hometown of Dixon. They had ...

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  5. Medal of Honor: The heroic journey of Fort Carson Staff Sgt. Clinton RomeshaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2013 | The Gazette

    ... him how to persevere during one of the deadliest attacks of the war in Afghanistan. a On Monday, the former Fort Carson staff sergeant described as "quiet" and "humble" will stand before President Barack Obama to receive the Medal of Honor. Clinton ...

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  6. 'Keep Carson Strong' Entering Second PhaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | KKTV

    As the Pentagon mulls budget cuts, the Mountain Post is staring down a potential doomsday scenario of losing two-thirds of its troops. Such a dramatic slashing in size would not just be a gut punch to Fort Carson, but to surrounding Colorado Springs, whose city economy relies heavily on the Army installation.

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  7. Priority: Help Fort Carson avoid cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    The Colorado National Guard in partnership with Fort Carson conducted a combined-arms live-fire exercise and public demonstration at Fort Carson in June. For Colorado Springs' military presence in general, and Fort Carson in particular, 2015 already is shaping up to be a pivotal year.

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  8. Colorado Springs group wants citizens to wear green in support of Fort CarsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Stars and Stripes

    The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance hopes to make Feb. 3 look like St. Patrick's Day in Colorado Springs, Colo., as part of an effort to stave off military cuts. Getting locals to wear green that day is part of a wider effort to impress Army brass who will be in town to hear public comments on cuts for Fort Carson that could eliminate up to 16,000 soldiers from the 24,500 now on the post.

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  9. Fort Carson honors soldiers and military spouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    Fort Carson is honoring five soldiers for their leadership, and a military spouse for volunteer work. Isagani Maawac, Gregory Holman, Samantha Parker, Howard Fitzhugh and Kris McGourty were inducted into the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.

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  10. Robot assists in arresting suspected bank robber in Today in PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Alabama Live

    ... Maggard, after he returned from Liberia to help with the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak on Thursday at the Fort Carson Special Events Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. Maggard and other soldiers with the 4th Engineer Battalion were held at ...

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  11. Photos: Fort Carson welcomes soldiers home from AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Gazette

    Fort Carson welcomed home Thursday 100 soldiers who were dispatched to Africa on a humanitarian mission deployment and Ebola quarantine. After a quick training session, soldiers from the 615th Engineer Company went to Liberia in November to help that country fight an outbreak of the Ebola virus, which has killed nearly 9,000 people in west Africa.

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  12. Coming and going at CarsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Fort Carson "inactivated" the 2nd Brigade Combat Team of its 4th Infantry Division last week, leaving the post with a net loss of about 2,700 soldiers, according to the post. The cut had been announced last year as part of a sweeping reorganization of the Army in which military leaders hope to eliminate up to 80,000 from their ranks.

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  13. Vega getawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... done this before. "I've fished on the Caspian Sea," offered Iskandarov, who is stationed with the U.S. Army at Fort Carson near Colorado Springs "But I received a fishing rod for Christmas and when they invited me today, I said yes." At the time the ...

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  14. Fort Carson Soldiers On Ebola Deployment Heading Home After QuarantineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | CBS Local

    About 160 Fort Carson soldiers deployed to West Africa in November to help build treatment facilities to house Ebola patients and caretakers are heading home. The returning soldiers were being kept in a controlled monitoring area at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington for 21 days, and now some of them are headed back to Fort Carson for a homecoming ceremony on Thursday.

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  15. Soldiers in WTUs receive remote care in communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The United States Army

    ... the force or transition from the Army, Sgt. 1st Class Michael Miller said. Miller, the CCU platoon sergeant at Fort Carson, Colorado, explained that while Soldiers can remain at home throughout their recovery process, there may be an occasion when a ...

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  16. Fort Carson wants to hear from Colorado Springs residents on 16,000-troop cutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Stars and Stripes

    Fort Carson finalized a cut ordered in 2013 on Wednesday when it officially shut down the post's 2nd Brigade Combat Team. Fort Carson leaders and Pentagon brass will hold a Colorado Springs meeting Feb. 3 to hear public reaction to a proposal that could cut up to 16,000 soldiers at the post.

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  17. Fort Carson wants to hear from Colorado Springs residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Stars and Stripes

    Fort Carson finalized a cut ordered in 2013 on Wednesday when it officially shut down the post's 2nd Brigade Combat Team. Fort Carson leaders and Pentagon brass will hold a Colorado Springs meeting Feb. 3 to hear public reaction to a proposal that could cut up to 16,000 soldiers at the post.

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  18. Political questions about Holmes prosecutorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | TheDenverChannel

    ... interrupted by two tours of active duty, including one that sent him to Iraq shortly after he prosecuted a Fort Carson solider who shot a Taliban leader to death as he lay in an Afghan jail cell. The married father of four unsuccessfully ran for ...

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  19. Photos: Lewis-McChord's Ebola Monitoring Camp Winds Down For Second Wave Of SoldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The 100 soldiers from Fort Carson's 615th Engineer Company have their temperature recorded twice a day. They've been lining up for these temperature checks for more than two weeks now.

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  20. Political Questions Swirl Around Theater Shooting ProsecutorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | ABC News

    ... interrupted by two tours of active duty, including one that sent him to Iraq shortly after he prosecuted a Fort Carson solider who shot a Taliban leader to death as he lay in an Afghan jail cell. The married father of four unsuccessfully ran for ...

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