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Fort Carson to host career summit on Thursday

FORT CARSON, Colo. – A "Hiring our Heroes Career Summit" highlighting approximately 90 employers from across the nation will be hosted by Fort Carson and the U.S. National Chamber... — Updated 9/15/2021 Full story

 

Local woman honored with county's 2021 Veteran award

A resident of the Fountain Valley community was named the El Paso County "Veteran of the Year" at a ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 9. El Paso County's Veterans Service Office and the B... — Updated 9/15/2021 Full story

 

Are you getting all your VA benefits?

Are you taking advantage of all your veterans’ benefits? The Department of Veterans Affairs recently launched a program to bring awareness of the benefits that elderly veterans might be missing. Per the VA’s notice, only... — Updated 9/15/2021

 

Mortar testing

Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, conduct mortar training and evaluation (MORTEP) certification on Aug. 12... — Updated 9/15/2021

 

Military installations remember 9/11

Bagpipes are played at the 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony at the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command headquarters on Peterson Space Force Base on Sept.... — Updated 9/15/2021

 

Schriever airman drowns

Senior Airman Ricky Teagle, a Schriever Space Force Base Airman, has been identified as the person who drowned Sept. 5 at Rampart Reservoir northwest of Colorado Springs. His body... — Updated 9/15/2021

 

Special message to military veterans and first responders

On Friday, Sept. 10, Fountain Public Safety departments will be having a rolling parade to honor our many military veterans and first responders. "We want you to know how much the... — Updated 9/8/2021 Full story

 

Honoring those killed in Kabul

A memorial display honoring the 13 fallen service members who died during the attack near the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, including U.S. Army Staff... — Updated 9/8/2021

 

Veterans Village making progress

The first customer to purchase one of the tiny homes was a town police officer who’d been sent to investigate a complaint about the parking lot being full of construction materials. “I own the lot,” said Sarge. The officer no... — Updated 9/8/2021

 

Mask check! Confidence chamber training

Above, Sgt. Paul Ceniceros, right, and Pvt. Andrea Antonio, both with 588th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, check the seal on... — Updated 9/8/2021

 

Garcia completes FROG Week at UNG

DAHLONEGA, GA – Rosita Garcia of Fountain was one of more than 200 cadets who began their time as University of North Georgia (UNG) cadets with Freshman Recruit Orientation Group (FROG) Week, Aug. 15-21. FROG Week, which is held... — Updated 9/8/2021

 

Taking care of Old Glory

Members of VFW Post 6461 and the VFW Auxiliary surprise one of their own, Cheryl Foley, with a new American flag at her home on Saturday, Sept. 4. Knowing she needed to replace an... — Updated 9/8/2021

 

2SBCT Soldier earns top spot in BLC

Story by Sgt. Gabrielle Pena At one point in most Soldiers' careers, they will recite the Creed of the Noncommissioned Officer before their friends, families and peers during the... — Updated 9/1/2021

 

Guardians stole from helpless veterans

Most of the time, a scammer of veterans will be given a prison sentence that is less than satisfactory to those of us who are following the story. A few years here or there, a monetary fine ... it’s not enough. But now and then,... — Updated 9/1/2021

 

36th Annual Space Symposium

U.S. Army Gen. James Dickinson, commander of U.S. Space Command, speaks to space leaders from around the world during the 36th Annual Space Symposium on Aug. 24 in Colorado... — Updated 9/1/2021

 

Fort Carson Soldiers assist with Afghan evacuee effort

The Department of Defense recently approved a request for assistance from the State Department to provide temporary housing, sustainment and support inside the United States for vulnerable Afghans at Fort McCoy, Wis.; Fort Bliss, T... — Updated 9/1/2021

 

Space Delta 12 launches its squadrons

Space Delta 12, the U.S. Space Force's Test and Evaluation delta, held a squadron activation and redesignation recognition ceremony Aug. 27 at Peterson Space Force Base. Delta 12... — Updated 9/1/2021

 

Increased training at Fort Carson

The 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, will conduct noise-generating training on Fort Carson training ranges today through Sept. 10, and again Sept. 20-Nov. 2.... — Updated 9/1/2021

 

Transition to combat duty

The 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, held a Casing of the Colors ceremony Monday on Founder’s Field. The casing of the colors is a traditional ceremony held by the U.S. Army, which is conducted to... — Updated 9/1/2021

 

Evans Army Community Hospital offers third COVID-19 vaccine dose for immunocompromised

Evans Army Community Hospital (EACH) is now offering the third Moderna COVID-19 vaccine dose for immunocompromised TRICARE beneficiaries and civilian personnel. To receive an additional dose, visit room 1400 in the Soldier Family... — Updated 9/1/2021

 

4th Infantry Division welcomes new commander

By Sgt. Matthew Marsilia The 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson welcomed its new commander, Maj. Gen. David M. Hodne, during a change of command ceremony Aug. 19, 2021, at... — Updated 8/25/2021

 

VA tells health staff they must get vaccine

The Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced that they will require their frontline medical staff to get the COVID vaccine. Specifically, they listed “physicians, dentists, podiatrists, optometrists, registered nurses,... — Updated 8/25/2021

 

Trump comments on Space Command draw local criticism

Local officials are chiming in with plenty of reaction after former President Donald Trump announced on a radio show last week that he “single-handedly” decided to move U.S. Space Command from Colorado Springs to Alabama.... — Updated 8/25/2021

 

4th Infantry Division Association hosts reunion in Arlington

By 1st Lt. Alexander Werden ARLINGTON, Va. – Every year, for just one week, their stories come back to life. The members of the National 4th Infantry (Ivy) Division Association... — Updated 8/25/2021

 

Foundation seeks to honor veterans with Honor Bell in Colorado Springs

For many who have served in the United States Armed Forces, the great tragedy is that no one thanks them for their service. Groups like the Honor Bell Foundation in Denver help to... — Updated 8/25/2021

 

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