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1 year 8 months ago

Soldiers return home for the holidays

FORT CARSON- More than 100 soldiers returned to their families Tuesday evening after spending the last 9 months overseas. Since Pfc. John Martinez deployed, he had only seen pictures of his newborn son, Ian. As soldiers raced across the special events center at Fort Carson to hug their...

2 years 7 months ago

Fort Carson soldiers coming home early

Nearly 200 Fort Carson soldiers are scheduled to return home six months earlier than expected because they were able to successfully complete their mission, according to Mountain Post officials. Fort Carson is welcoming home soldiers from the 4th Infantry Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team Wednesday evening at 5p.m. They...

3 years 4 months ago

More soldiers come home

A Welcome Home ceremony for approximately 250 Fort Carson soldiers returning from Iraq is scheduled for tonight at 7:00 p.m. at the Special Events Center on post. The soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, spent the year-long deployment advising and assisting the Iraqi army, police...

3 years 4 months ago

Soldiers return from Iraq, Afghanistan

Not one, not two, but three homecomings in six hours happened at Fort Carson Monday night and Tuesday morning. The first homecoming welcomed 250 soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. These soldiers have spent the last 12 months in Iraq where they trained and worked...

3 years 5 months ago

Local soldiers home from Iraq

You think you're cold? The average temperature in Baghdad in February is 66 degrees. Imagine stepping off a plane from Iraq and landing in southern Colorado with -30 wind chills. But the nearly 200 soldiers returning to Fort Carson from Iraq yesterday looked plenty warmed by the love of...

4 years 1 month ago

Fort Carson soldiers home from Afghanistan

Hundreds of Fort Carson soldiers have been dismissed into the arms of their anxious families following a year-long deployment in Afghanistan. The soldiers are with the Fourth Brigade Combat Team, Fourth Infantry Division. They were assisting the Afghanistan National Army with peacekeeping operations. The homecoming ceremony was held...

4 years 1 month ago

Waiting for the welcome home

They may not be rivets, but the staples being driving by Laura Button to support her soldier. "Taking care of things here is the least I can do for the sacrifice that he has made, not only for us but for our country." Button says. Her husband, Specialist...

4 years 1 month ago

More soldiers come home

Hundreds more soldiers came home Friday from war. Fort Carson welcomed about 340 troops from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Family and friends were there to greet them when they were released from formation. They've been in Afghanistan for about a year.

4 years 1 month ago

More than 300 soldiers back at Fort Carson

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...

4 years 2 months ago

More Fort Carson soldiers due home this week

More than 80 Soldiers from Ft. Carson's 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division are scheduled for a welcome home ceremony Friday, just before 1 p.m., at the Special Event Center on Post. The 4th B.C.T. has been supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan for about a year; assisting...

4 years 2 months ago

Fort Carson homecoming delayed until Friday

There are some very disappointed families in Colorado Springs. The arrival time for 240 soldiers returning to Fort Carson from Afghanistan has been pushed back until Friday. Soldiers from two military police units were expected to return Wednesday, but that has been delayed until Friday morning. The...

4 years 2 months ago

Fort Carson welcoming 240 soldiers back home

Fort Carson is planning a ceremony Tuesday to welcome home more than 240 soldiers who were deployed for about a year to Afghanistan. The soldiers are from the 984th Military Police Company and the 759th Military Police Battalion Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment. The 984th MP Company worked with...

4 years 2 months ago

140 Fort Carson soliders back home

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...

4 years 5 months ago

280 Fort Carson soldiers return

More than half of the Fort Carson soldiers from the 4th Engineer Battalion have returned after a year-long deployment. The soldiers spent their time in both Iraq and Afghanistan. Their main mission was to clear improvised explosive devices from roadways. They cleared 1,700 roads equating to hundreds of miles....

4 years 6 months ago

Kayla comes home

These days, Kayla Kammrad looks happy and healthy, her oxygen tubing the only hint of the medical battle she's fought and won. The Cañon City mom had been hospitalized since mid October with a severe case of H1N1 flu. Her pulmonologist, Dr. Russell Lee, said Kayla's was the...

4 years 6 months ago

13 Fort Carson soldiers return from Iraq

A small but hearty crowd greeted 13 Fort Carson soldiers with flowers, signs, hugs and tears Sunday night. This deployment is Staff Sergeant Joseph Washington's second, so the hugs from his wife and two daughters (ages four and two) were extra special. His sister and her seven-month-old daughter also...

4 years 7 months ago

Early morning homecoming

Fort Carson welcomed home Soldiers from the 749th EOD early Tuesday morning at around 1 a.m. The Fort Carson community welcomed home 42 Soldiers from the 749th Explosive Ordnance Company, 242nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 71st Ordnance Group, in a ceremony at the Waller Physical Fitness Center. The...

4 years 7 months ago

Ft. Carson soldiers coming home Tuesday

Just in time to fully enjoy the holidays with their families, 45 soldiers are returning home from Iraq. Members of the 749th Explosive Ordnance Company, 242nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 71st Ordnance Group, will receive a hero's welcome at Fort Carson's Waller Physical Fitness Center, before dawn Tuesday. The...

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