FORT CARSON - In the moments just before their dad marched into the Special Events Center Friday night, sisters Kylei and Elissa Giles said the waiting is the hardest part.
"It's really exciting and I'm kind of nervous because it's like I'm seeing him for the first time again... more »
Fort Carson soldiers will host an open house today at Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site in southern Colorado, beginning at 11 am. The open house will follow a simulated convoy attack exercise by soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division.
The open house will include a display... more »
An Army brigade that lost 39 soldiers during a yearlong deployment in Afghanistan is formally marking its return to Fort Carson.
The 4th Brigade Combat Team will honor the fallen soldiers and unfurl its flag in a ceremony Friday at the Mountain Post.
Eight members of the brigade... more »
Nearly 3,800 soldiers are ready to deploy from Fort Carson to Afghanistan. The members of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division will train and equip the Afghan National Security Forces.
A color-casing ceremony will be held on post Thursday at 10 a.m. It signifies the unit's... more »
Colorado Springs Internet radio host Bob Calvert recently returned from a three-week visit with Fort Carson soldiers in Afghanistan, and now he's posting interviews with them online. Calvert is host of the onine radio show "Talking With Heroes," based in Colorado Springs. While in Afghanistan, he interviewed members of the... more »
Ben Eastep waits for his wife as he sits on the bleachers of the Special Events Center at Fort Carson. He never knew how hard waiting would be.
"I thought I had this in the bag, but it was a little more difficult," says Capt. Ben Eastep. Nearly two... more »
More than 300 soldiers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division are back on American soil after spending a year in Afghanistan.
Friends, family, and colleagues welcomed them home at a ceremony at the Special Events Center on post Sunday afternoon.
While in Afghanistan, they helped... more »
Deafening cheers awaited 140 Fort Carson soldiers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Monday night at at the Special Events Center on the Mountain Post. These soldiers have been serving in Afghanistan for the past year.
During that time, they performed many duties: assisting with Afghanistan's... more »
Eight U.S. soldiers stationed at Fort Carson have died after a big attack in eastern Afghanistan Saturday. The attack happened in broad daylight in a remote area near the border of Pakistan.
Two Afghan police officers also died from the attack that began at dawn and lasted six hours,... more »