"For several years we averaged over $500 million of construction on Ft. Carson each year, and that provided a large number of jobs," says Hal Alguire, Fort Carson's director of public works. Alguire points out that those jobs helped a lot of people after the economy took a hit in... more »
If you've been on Fort Carson recently or at least driven by, you probably feel like its always changing.
"That wasn't here before," says Hal Alguire, Director of Public Works for Fort Carson.
News 5 got to take an exclusive tour of the Mountain Post, as Alguire explains how... more »
COLORADO SPRINGS - The family a Cincinnati soldier whose body was at a Colorado Springs hotel room Sunday morning describe their sister and daughter as a very warm and caring individual. Sgt. Kimberly Walker, 28, part of a refueling company attached to the Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division at... more »
There's a lot of construction going on right now at Fort Carson, but the centerpiece is the new Combat Aviation Brigade.
News 5 got an exclusive tour on Tuesday.
The Combat Aviation Brigade is $700 million worth of construction, putting up about 15 to 20 buildings over the... more »
These are just a couple of helicopters from Fort Carson's new Combat Aviation Brigade. Of the projects going on at Fort Carson, the CAB is the largest; involving construction of 15 to 20 buildings costing around $700 million.
News 5 got an exclusive tour of new facilities and areas... more »
Fort Carson is one step closer to getting a new Combat Aviation Brigade, or CAB. The Army has announced the Mountain Post is a preferred site for the CAB, which would bring 2,700 soldiers and their families and 120 more helicopters to Fort Carson starting in 2013.
"A new... more »
Helicopters definitely aren't quiet.
"There's no way to make a helicopter a silent bird," says Bill Sulzman. "They have huge engines and they make a lot of noise."
Sulzman has a protest group named just for that noise called the "Stop the Whop Whop Campaign." He says his... more »