Fort Carson

4:22pm

Thu January 5, 2012
Military

Effect of New Defense Plan, Cuts Unclear for Colorado’s Military

Colorado National Gaurd

It’s unclear how a new defense strategy and cuts outlined by President Barack Obama will affect 27,000 soldiers at Fort Carson Army Post outside of Colorado Springs. Details are expected in the coming weeks about how the changes will impact Colorado.

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7:40am

Mon October 10, 2011
Health

Military Lags on Promising Treatment for Brain-injured Soldiers

Army veteran Margaux Vair, with her husband, Brian Vair, in background.
Robert D. Tonsing Colorado Public News

Two years after assuring Congress it would immediately begin researching a promising treatment for soldiers with traumatic brain injuries, the military is just getting started.

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1:37pm

Mon May 2, 2011
Military

Fort Carson, Peterson Boost Security Following bin Laden’s Death

Wikimedia Commons

The U.S. Northern Command, created to defend the American homeland in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, is on a higher level of vigilance after the death of Osama bin Laden. On Monday the command moved up one step to the third-highest out of five military alert levels.

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12:00am

Wed December 1, 2010
Health

The Burden of Proof: One Colorado Soldier's Fight for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Diagnosis...

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on 2010-12-01 on an older version of KUNC.org.

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