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  1. Apparently, the U.S. Army doesn't know Fort Carson is using animals in trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Colorado Springs Independent

    So this is an interesting note in PETA's long-running war against the military's use of Live Tissue Training : Apparently, Fort Carson used it last year and the U.S. Army is completely unaware of it. For those of you who are unschooled, LTT is a way of training soldiers and military medical personnel.

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  2. Fort Carson soldiers in quarantineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Denver Post

    More than 100 Fort Carson soldiers are taking online classes while they wait out a three-week quarantine that welcomed them back from Liberia, where they spent seven weeks helping locals tackle that nation's Ebola epidemic. The 615th Engineer Company soldiers came home months ahead of schedule because Liberia had more Ebola-fighting resources than Defense and State department officials anticipated.

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  3. Fort Carson soldiers in quarantine making most of timeRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2015 | Washington Times

    More than 100 Fort Carson soldiers are taking online classes while they wait out a three-week quarantine that welcomed them back from Liberia, where they spent seven weeks helping locals tackle that nation's Ebola epidemic. The 615th Engineer Company soldiers came home months ahead of schedule because Liberia had more Ebola-fighting resources than Defense and State Department officials anticipated.

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  4. 100 Colorado soldiers monitored for Ebola at Lewis-McChordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | HeraldNet

    ... work,' said Capt. Ryan Horton, commander of the construction troops in the 615th Engineer Company at Fort Carson, Colorado. JBLM is one of five domestic military installations hosting troops coming back from West Africa. It's housing quarantined ...

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  5. Inside JBLM's Ebola-monitoring camp, soldiers keep busy with health checks, games and classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... work," said Capt. Ryan Horton, commander of the construction troops in the 615th Engineer Company at Fort Carson, Colorado. JBLM is one of five domestic military installations hosting troops coming back from West Africa. It's housing quarantined ...

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  6. Air Force Academy takes aim at culture, core values with hiring of new athletic directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    Saying it found a man who will "set a culture and climate aligned with our core values," Air Force announced Jim Knowlton as its selection as the academy's athletic director. Knowlton announced his resignation Tuesday morning after seven years as athletic director at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to replace Hans Mueh, who will retire effective Jan. 31. A West Point graduate who was a decorated colonel in the Army and served a stint at Fort Carson, Knowlton was an associate athletic director for the Black Knights and has served on several national athletic committees, with a focus on hockey - a sport he played collegiately and which all five of his sons also play, including one who attended the University of Denver.

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  7. Optimism reigns around city's edgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    ... in 2015, but for all of southwest Colorado Springs," he said. "With diligent effort by community leaders and Fort Carson leadership touting the assets on both sides of the gate a I'm optimistic that while Fort Carson will not be immune to the ...

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  8. New hours for Fort Carson soldiers with winter fully upon usRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... their craft until 3:30 p.m., when they'll do afternoon physical training. On winter mornings in recent years, Fort Carson has seen frequent delays due to snow, ice and subzero temperatures. With 80 percent of its 24,000 soldiers living off-post, the ...

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  9. Ft. Carson soldiers return from Ebola missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | TheDenverChannel

    About 150 Fort Carson soldiers deployed to West Africa in November to help build treatment facilities to house Ebola patients and caretakers are back in the United States. The returning soldiers are being kept in a controlled monitoring area at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington for 21 days.

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  10. 100 soldiers return to Fort Carson from battling Ebola in West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Now that it has ended a string of four straight losing seasons, Tennessee believes it's ready to take the next step in its return to nationa FORT CARSON, Colo. - About 100 soldiers deployed to West Africa to help build treatment facilities to house Ebola patients and caretakers are back in the United States.

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  11. Climber a veteran of the outdoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Denver Post

    ... omas had been a soldier for 18 years and was a member of the Army Reserve. He had been an active-duty soldier at Fort Carson.

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  12. Fort Carson Soldiers Returning From Ebola Deployment Held For MonitoringRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | CBS Local

    About 150 Fort Carson soldiers deployed to West Africa in November to help build treatment facilities to house Ebola patients and caretakers are back in the United States. The returning soldiers are being kept in a controlled monitoring area at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington for 21 days.

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  13. Steve Duin: A marriage that may not survive the warsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    ... like me very much." The Longests left Fort Hood just before the 2009 massacre at the military base, moving to Fort Carson in Colorado. Cassandra took classes at Colorado State-Pueblo, completing her English degree in the spring of 2010, just before ...

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  14. Fewer GIs Test Positive for Pot Now that it's LegalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Denver Post

    ... two years earlier, before recreational marijuana sales were legal. The number of positive marijuana tests at Fort Carson dropped to 422 from 725 over that span. Army brass said the drop is more of a sign of how the Army is handling legalization than ...

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  15. Despite Legalization, Fewer Soldiers Are Using MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    ... are statistically insignificant," Army spokesman Lt. Col. Justin Platt wrote in an email from the Pentagon. At Fort Carson in Colorado, the number of soldiers testing positive for marijuana has dropped from 725 to 422, a 58 percent reduction. But ...

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  16. Pot use among soldiers in Colorado, Washington is down, study showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Denver Post

    ... two years earlier, before recreational marijuana sales were legal. The number of positive marijuana tests at Fort Carson dropped to 422 from 725 over that span. Army brass said the drop is more of a sign of how the Army is handling legalization than ...

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  17. Drones at Carson, cops downtown, fruitcakes in Manitou, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Christmas Eve was the start of a 45-day comment period for adding drone training at Fort Carson, a component not included in prior environmental studies on the addition of a Combat Aviation Brigade at the Mountain Post. Carson says in a news release that Gray Eagle drone training at Carson, which would begin in Fiscal Year 2017, has already been found to pose "no significant impact" in a draft version of an Environmental Assessment.

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  18. TechWise wins Fort Carson support contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    Colorado Springs-based defense contractor TechWise was awarded a contract to provide support base services at Fort Carson beginning next year. TechWise will begin as the prime contractor in the deal Jan. 1 and will "augment Garrison personnel over a three-year effort to support the mobilization, deployment, redeployment, and demobilization mission at Fort Carson," said a news release.

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  19. Fort Carson adjusts working hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Denver Post

    ... and will practice their craft until 3:30 p.m., when they'll do afternoon physical training. On winter mornings, Fort Carson has seen frequent delays due to snow, ice and subzero temperatures. With 80 percent of its 24,000 soldiers living off-post, ...

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  20. Drone unit proposed at Ft. CarsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    A unit dedicated to operating drones could be stationed at Fort Carson by 2017. The Army's proposal calls for 12 Gray Eagle unmanned aerial systems and 128 soldiers as part of a regiment that would belong to the post's combat aviation brigade.

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