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2 years 10 months ago

Army to slash combat brigades

Washington (AP) U.S. officials say the Army plans to slash the number of combat brigades from 45 to as low as 32, broadly restructuring its fighting force to save money. This move would cut the service by about 80,000 soldiers. Officials say the sweeping changes will likely increase...

3 years 3 months ago

Troops will return to Fort Carson tomorrow

Soldiers from a Fort Carson bomb-disposal unit are returning from Iraq tomorrow. A welcome-home ceremony is set Wednesday for the 242nd Explosive Ordnance Battalion. The troops spent about a year in Iraq. The soldiers performed and directed more than 1,500 missions, including about 850 emergency responses and 350...

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...

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