Everything happened quickly Sunday afternoon in Roy Benavidez Park in Colorado Springs. Two men were shot. Both of those men should be okay, but one of them had critical injuries when they left the scene with emergency crews.
"We heard just multiple gun shots," says Spc. Ian Carman with... more »
It's been a horrible fire season across the country, and Colorado has seen some of the worst of it in Colorado. It's been so bad that Fort Carson soldiers are doing extra training in case they're called in to help, and they're doing it differently than in the past.
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Fog machines, Toby Keith songs and a whole auditorium of cheering family members greeted some 250 Fort Carson soldiers as they marched back into the special events center on post following a one year deployment in Iraq.
The soldiers are members of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry... more »
About 400 Fort Carson soldiers are headed home this weekend during a series of three homecoming ceremonies scheduled for Saturday and Sunday on post.
The first wave of about 200 soldiers with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division are expected to arrive at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Shortly... more »
"Fun, relief of stress, and something out of the ordinary," Melissa Gaines says that's what she was wanting for her kids -- A.J., Alex, and C.J. --- when she brought them out to the Air Force Academy on Saturday. Cadets invited families of deployed 3rd Brigade Combat Team soldiers from... more »
The U.S. mission in Iraq now has a new name -- Operation New Dawn.
Operation New Dawn means big military changes in Iraq. U.S. boots on the ground are being decreased to 50,000, from a high of at one point over 180,000. Those soldiers who remain in Iraq have... more »
Soldiers set to deploy are usually seen off by family and friends, but these men and women got a special visit from the Army's Chief of Staff, General George W. Casey, Jr.
"We talked through their training and preparation, and I'm very pleased with what I saw," Gen. Casey... more »
More soldiers from the Mountain Post are heading overseas. To get ready they're packing away the colors in a traditional casing ceremony.
The flags for the divisions are cased before being sent into a combat zone.
3,500 soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, with the 4th Infantry... more »