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1 year 10 months ago

An inside look at Ft. Carson growth

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...

2 years 5 months ago

Iron Horse Week off and running at Fort Carson

Iron Horse Week kicks off activities and competitions at Fort Carson, starting Monday, June 4th, and running through Friday. Iron Horse is a nickname of the 4th Infantry Division, stationed at the Mountain Post. Others across the Army host similar events under different names. It's a chance improve teamwork and...

3 years 3 months ago

Fort Carson hosting "Run for the Fallen"

Fort Carson, Colo. - Fort Carson is hosting a run to remember fallen soldiers Saturday at 8 a.m. at Iron Horse Park. The Run for the Fallen honors the men and women who have died while serving in Overseas Contingency Operations. Participants will wear runners' bibs displaying names and...

3 years 8 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...

4 years 3 months ago

Fort Carson's 4th BCT officially home

Fort Carson's 4th Brigade Combat Team is officially home, uncasing the colors Friday morning following a deployment to Afghanistan. The ceremony also included honoring 39 soldiers lost during the deployment. Names of the dead were added to Fort Carson's Global War on Terrorism memorial.

4 years 6 months ago

Another wave of soldiers headed home

Fort Carson is gearing up for another happy homecoming. Officials at the Mountain Post say more than 80 soldiers with the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division are scheduled to arrive at 12:55p.m. Friday afternoon for a ceremony at the Special Events Center. This group has been supporting...

4 years 10 months ago

Fort Carson to remember fallen soldiers

Fort Carson will hold a memorial service Wednesday for three fallen soldiers. All were members of the 4th Brigade Combat Team killed in action in Afghanistan. The soldiers are: Sgt. Jason A. Mcleod - 704th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Sgt. Kenneth R. Nichols...

4 years 10 months ago

Soldiers getting holiday meal ready

Another holiday, another meal for the homeless in our area. Fort Carson soldiers are once again working for the community this holiday season. The mission at Fort Carson, prep work. The cooking has a military feel. "Everybody's definitely got their own job," says Spc. Bobby Garrett. "I'm on...

5 years 1 week ago

Army drops appeal over Pinon Canyon study

The Army is dropping its appeal of a court ruling related to plans to step up training at Pinon Canyon, Fort Carson's down range training site. The Army appealed a Sept. 8 federal court ruling that said it didn't adequately assess the environmental effects of increasing training at the southeast...

5 years 1 month ago

Fort Carson mourns fallen soldiers

The Mountain Post remembers the 9 men who sacrificed their all over the weekend while serving our country in the war in Afghanistan. "As we mourn the loss of these great Americans, we remember their dedicated service and heroic actions as they fought along their comrades to preserve our freedom."...

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