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On February 19, 2009 By

The top civilian in the proposed expansion of the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site gets reassigned, child deaths related to influenza, and more.

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Spending a week skiing might sound like recreation to some, but for the Army’s 10th Special Forces Group, it’s a critical part of their work. Based out of Fort Carson, they’re high altitude-cold weather specialists. Like the legendary 10th Mountain Division troops who pioneered winter warfare during World War II, the 10th […]

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On January 22, 2009 By

Bennet gets sworn into the US Senate…Updating wildfire conditions at Fort Carson…how drought conditions affect agriculture…and Colorado cat owners, beware.

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Troops from Ft. Carson have been busy in recent weeks in Iraq. They’ve been seeing combat every day after a period of relative calm.

Families back home are ticking off the fifth month that their loved ones have been away. It will be another ten months before they come home.

Recently some soldiers families got […]

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