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2 years 3 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...

2 years 5 months ago

Fort Carson soldier remembered

Family and friends are honoring the life of a Fort Carson soldier. A memorial was held Monday on the Mountain Post for 26-year-old Staff Sergeant Christopher Brown, who was on his 4th tour of duty when he was killed April 3rd in Afghanistan. SSgt Brown was part of the...

2 years 10 months ago

Change of command at Fort Carson

The role of Commanding General at Fort Carson has changed hands; Major General David Perkins turned over power to Major General Joseph Anderson in a ceremony Wednesday morning on the Mountain Post. Maj. Gen. Anderson will be in charge of the Army's 4th Infantry Division as well as Fort...

3 years 2 months ago

IED takes another soldier's life

It was a somber day at Fort Carson this morning as the army honored another one of its own. PFC Eric Soufrine, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, was just a few months shy of his twenty-first birthday and only three weeks away from coming home before an IED...

3 years 6 months ago

Fort Carson to welcome home 400 soldiers

About 400 Fort Carson soldiers are headed home this weekend during a series of three homecoming ceremonies scheduled for Saturday and Sunday on post. The first wave of about 200 soldiers with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division are expected to arrive at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Shortly...

4 years 6 days ago

Ft. Carson soldiers rally support for Afghan baby

Our stories about Fort Carson soldiers in Afghanistan are often bleak. Typically we report deployments, homecomings or attacks that leave our soldiers maimed, or worse. Here's a definite change-of-pace--the routine at a military medical clinic at Camp Nathan Smith in Afghanistan has been shattered for the better, as soldiers...

4 years 2 months ago

Deployment begins Friday for Ft. Carson soldiers

Nearly 3,800 soldiers from Fort Carson will begin deploying to Afghanistan Friday. On Thursday soldiers with the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division were making final preparations with a casing ceremony. Anticipation for the soldiers is high. "Nervous, a little bit of nervous apprehension, I don't think anybody...

4 years 4 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 4 months ago

Iraqi generals visit the Mountain Post

Fort Carson's 4th Infantry Division will likely be deploying to Iraq this fall, taking over some of the duties done, right now, by the 3rd I.D. As the soldiers prepare, they're meeting with the people they'll be working directly with on the ground, the Iraqis. Iraqi generals visiting American...

4 years 4 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 5 months ago

Prepping for a fight

Soldiers at the Mountain Post are doing a little multi-tasking. They're getting ready for the current mission overseas, but training for another fight as well. "They've got a lot on their plate with units deploying frequently," says Sarah Falk who just finished a three-mile run with soldiers Thursday morning....

4 years 6 months ago

Ft. Carson soldier marks milestone

The group of Maine residents who gather at Bangor International Airport to greet soldiers say they've reached a milestone. The Maine Troop Greeters met the 1 millionth service member Monday to pass through the airport since the volunteers started counting in 2003. The Bangor Daily News says the...

4 years 7 months ago

Soldiers and airman remembered at Ft. Carson

Another memorial service means more lives given in service of their country. "Unfortunately this isn't out first time around," says Capt. Michael Erlandson, 4th I.D., 4th B.C.T., company commander. Four soldiers and an airman all fought together, and now they are remembered together. Early January, they were...

4 years 8 months ago

Fort Carson soldier dies in Afghanistan

The Defense Department says a Fort Carson soldier has been killed in Afghanistan. The Pentagon says 19-year-old Spc. Robert Donevski of Sun City, Ariz., died Saturday from wounds he suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Abad, Afghanistan. Donevski was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry...

4 years 9 months ago

A march of hope

Last year they celebrated Christmas in Iraq and this year the soldiers of Fort Carson's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division are happy to be home and are happy to give back. Some 300 members of the Raiders brigade assembled on a special mission Friday morning to help...

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