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2 years 5 months ago

Fort Carson to receive new garrison commander

FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) - Fort Carson is getting a new garrison commander, who's responsible for the post's infrastructure. Col. Robert F. McLaughlin will transfer command to Col. David L. Grosso in a ceremony Thursday. McLaughlin has been garrison commander since June 2009. He is deploying to Afghanistan, where he...

2 years 8 months ago

Fort Carson commander to get second star

FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) - A Fort Carson deputy commander has been nominated for a second star. Brig. Gen. Jeffrey L. Bailey is in line to become a major general. He is deputy commanding general for support of the 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson's largest unit. Bailey's predecessor, Brig. Gen....

2 years 11 months ago

Fort Carson gets new top commander

Fort Carson is getting a new top commander as Maj. Gen. David Perkins formally says goodbye and takes a new assignment at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. Maj. Gen. Joseph Anderson will succeed Perkins in a ceremony today at the Mountain Post. Like Perkins, Anderson will command the 4th Infantry...

3 years 9 months ago

Enterprise commander removed

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The Navy has permanently removed a senior Navy officer from command of an aircraft carrier over raunchy comedy videos he made and showed to the crew. The commander of U.S. Fleet Forces, Adm. John C. Harvey Jr., said Capt. Owen Honors showed "extremely poor judgment"...

4 years 7 months ago

U.S. commander apologizes on Afghan TV

The commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan went on national television Tuesday to apologize for a deadly air strike, an extraordinary attempt to regain Afghans' trust while a mass offensive continues against the Taliban in the south. Two U.S. Marine battalions, accompanied by Afghan troops, pushing from...

5 years 2 weeks ago

Obama meets with Afghanistan commander

President Barack Obama summoned his top commander in Afghanistan to a 25-minute meeting aboard Air Force One before returning to Washington. White House spokesman Robert Gibbs that Obama invited Gen. Stanley McChrystal to meet him Friday in the Dutch capital, where he was pitching the International Olympic Committee's on the...

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