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  1. Aim High: Marijuana legalization puts US military in a pickleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Russia Taday

    ... Washington State, only about 75 percent - or 30,836 soldiers - were tested for marijuana in fiscal year 2014. At Fort Carson, Colorado, however, all 26,000 active duty personal stationed at the base were tested during the same period. According to ...

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  2. Myths about military suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... culture has often derided soldiers suffering from PTSD or depression as cowards or worse. One unit at Colorado's Fort Carson left mock forms titled "Hurt Feelings Report" near a sheet where troops sign out to see doctors. The document began, ...

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  3. Springfield family steps up for military serviceRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | West Side and South Side Leader

    ... said. Edwin Glinsky, 80, also was drafted in 1956. He spent two years in the U.S. Army doing basic training at Fort Carson in Colorado and worked as a radio communications operator for his platoon in the infantry division, Gerald Glinsky said. Edwin ...

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  4. Merino High School honors veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Journal-Advocate

    ... all were drafted to go Fort Leonardwood, Mo., where they completed basic training. Hutt was then sent to Fort Carson; the other two went elsewhere. After three months at Fort Carson he received word that he had been picked to go to Korea. He was one ...

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  5. Marijuana presents dilemma for military as more states legalizeRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... about 75 percent - or 30,836 soldiers - were tested for marijuana in fiscal 2014. The numbers were better at Fort Carson in Colorado, where the numbers suggested officials had fully tested the 26,000 active-duty personnel stationed at the base over ...

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  6. Hey, Spike! shines a bright light on veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Summit Daily News

    ... 1992. During that period I served in the field artillery at Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Hanau, Germany; and Colorado's Fort Carson," says Sergio. "I participated in numerous operations and training exercises. We were alerted and mobilized for support of ...

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  7. Army missing $419 million in military equipment in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Examiner.com

    A Bloomberg report released yesterday indicates the Army is short a whopping $419 in military equipment as troops prepare to exit Afghanistan. The Army has been slow to investigate the massive shortfall; curious, since it was just two weeks ago that 700 infantry Soldiers were held in lockdown for several days when military equipment went missing following a training mission at Fort Carson.

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  8. Huntsville Corps of Engineers team wins Secretary of the Army award for energy projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... managed by the Huntsville Center ESPC also received awards. Conserving water was the goal of a project at Fort Carson, Colorado, that received an award for water conservation on an installation. Fort Carson replaced thousands of water fixtures in 77 ...

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  9. Carson calls meeting in the booniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... see the equipment that will be used. The full statement is at the end of this blog. Here's Holdread's take: Fort Carson seems to have given up on the strategy of "winning the hearts and minds" of the public when it comes to its latest proposal to ...

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  10. NREL and Army validate energy savings for net zero energy installationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | ECNmag

    ... a net zero energy initiative that includes all of its installations across the state. Fort Bliss (Texas) and Fort Carson (Colo.) are piloting integrated net zero energy, water, and waste programs. The findings from NREL's collaboration with the Army ...

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  11. Stepping up Piñon Canyon useRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Fort Carson's proposal to intensify use of the Pion Canyon Maneuver Site, southeast of Colorado Springs, by adding air-to-ground gunnery and Stryker vehicles has drawn support from the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance and opposition from a watchdog environmental group. The proposal calls for the 235,000-acre site to host aviation gunnery and flares, electronic jamming systems, lasers, drones, and demolitions, including TNT and plastic explosives.

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  12. Lee's Summit Business Owner Among Three Sentenced in $1 Million Scheme to Defraud the ArmyRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Lee's Summit Tribune

    ... with other computers. The network hardware was shipped to numerous locations, including ARMP headquarters at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs, Colo., as well as approximately 19 other ARMP locations in the United States and three international ARMP ...

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  13. Mission Ready for Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | High Country News

    ... Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter Jr. and Maj. Gen. Mark A. Graham, commanding general, Division West, First Army and Fort Carson, prepare to cut the ribbon on the Fort Carson solar array Jan. 14, 2008. U.S. Army photo by Michael J. Pach. The department's ...

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  14. Former Fort Carson sergeant tapped for Army's top enlisted postRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Denver Post

    Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel Dailey, who was once the top enlisted soldier at Fort Carson, will take over as sergeant major of the Army early next year, the Army announced Monday.

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  15. Fort Carson holds meeting as soldiers prepare for deployment to fight ebolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    Leaders at Fort Carson hosted a meeting for answer questions from the public as their soldiers prepare to deploy to Liberia to help in the fight against Ebola. The soldiers will deploy to Liberia to help build roads and treatment centers to help health care workers fight against Ebola.

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  16. Army chooses new top enlisted leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... 2004, and served as the top enlisted adviser for an infantry unit - 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, of Fort Carson, Colo. - in Iraq from 2005 to 2006. He moved up to become the sergeant major for Fort Carson's 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th ...

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  17. Infantryman selected as your next SMARead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Army Times

    ... Team, 4th Infantry Division, and later served as the senior enlisted soldier for the 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson. He is a veteran of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, and deployed four times to support Operation Iraqi Freedom and ...

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  18. What's new in your MRE - 2015 and beyondRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2014 | MilitaryCity.com

    About 200 soldiers at Fort Carson, Colorado, chowed down for science in September, participating in Army testing that could yield future Meal, Ready to Eat components like a burrito bowl, a chicken sandwich and what some might consider the Holy Grail of combat-ration cuisine - a slice of pepperoni pizza. The food delivered to the members of two engineering battalions at Fort Carson - and later to reservists at Fort Devens, Massachusetts - still has testing to undergo and won't reach troops until 2017 at the earliest.

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  19. Fort Carson soldier gets 10 years probation in solicitation caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Denver Post

    A man accused of asking 15 girls and young women to watch him masturbate for money was sentenced Thursday to 10 years of sex offender intensive supervised probation. Duston Ridner, 44, who at the time of the offenses was a Fort Carson special forces medic who had been in the Army for 12 years, pleaded guilty in August to one count of sexual obscenity.

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  20. Military and community leaders assure Ebola preparedness in Pikes Peak regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    ... the equipment and procedures to treat a potential Ebola patient, including a specially-equipped ambulance at Fort Carson and specific procedures to handle bodily waste. LeMaster said that if someone in the military in the Pikes Peak region has Ebola ...

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