Nearly 200 Fort Carson Soldiers from the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division are coming home Tuesday. The soldiers were deployed in January to Eastern Europe, to support the US Army Europe and participate in the Atlantic Resolve.
The Atlantic Resolve is part of the United States' commitment to the collective security of eastern Europe, through the deployment of rotational US forces in cooperation with NATO Alliances and partner nations.
The Iron Brigade kicked off continuous, nine month rotations of US-based armored brigade combat teams in Europe. The brigade conducted deterrence operations in Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary and Germany.
The brigade conducted 19 emergency deployment readiness exercises, along with more than 80 community engagements and 83 training events with Allied counterparts.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning pet owners about a possible link between certain dog foods and canine heart disease. The FDA put out a statement on July 12, following reports of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs eating specific dog foods that contain peas, lentils, other legume seeds, or potatoes as the major ingredient.
An investigation is underway following a single-car rollover crash that resulted in the death of a Pueblo teen and left the driver with life-threatening injuries.
A memorial service was scheduled for Sunday for a Colorado bull rider who suffered fatal injuries while competing in a Wyoming rodeo. The father of Jason Blasdel of Fruita, Colorado, says his son was injured July 7 while competing at the Platte River Rodeo in Saratoga, Wyoming.
The Colorado Springs Police Department says 15-year-old Zoe Vyzourek is home safe. The teenager had been missing since July 4th.