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Welcome to Fort Carson

Fort Carson, “The Mountain Post,” is located just south of Colorado Springs at the base of the Rocky Mountains. The unparalleled beauty and mild

Fort Carson Housing

OFF-POST HOUSING REFERRAL Housing Services Office Army regulation requires Soldiers to report to the DPW Housing Service Office, at the west end of Building

Health Services

Quick Reference Phone Numbers Emergency 911 Emergency Room/Ambulance 526-7111 TRICARE Nurse Advice Line 524-2273, or 866-422-7391 option 3 Appointment Line 524-CARE (2273) or 526-CARE

Carson Community

SCHOOLS Fort Carson is served by Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8. Four elementary schools and a middle school are on post. Weikel Elementary School

Units

The 4th Infantry Division is the pre-eminent team of combat-focused Soldiers, Families and supporting community members achieving excellence in the support of each other

History

Fort Carson was established in 1942, following Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor. The city of Colorado Springs purchased land south of the city and

Training Areas

DOWNRANGE AT FORT CARSON Fort Carson is bounded on the east by Interstate 25 and on the west by Colorado Highway 115. The installatio

Fort Carson Soldier for Life Transition Assistance Program

THE FORT CARSON SOLDIER FOR LIFE – Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP) is a congressionally mandated program designed to help prepare Soldiers and their Family

Recreation and Leisure

OUTDOOR RECREATION COMPLEX The Fort Carson Outdoor Recreation Complex is in Building 2429, on the corner of Specker and Wetzel avenues. The complex house

Surrounding Communities

COLORADO HISTORY What is now called Colorado was originally part of New Spain. The Spanish heritage lingers on in the names of cities and

Area Attractions

Every year countless pleasure-seeking tourists discover Pikes Peak country is filled with great things to do. For more than 100 years, the region ha

News

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Indiana National Guard Soldier wins USARCENT Best Warrior

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Story by Amy Perry on 07/05/2018 "You're not smart enough to be a doctor." That statement, spoken by Daniel Cash's mother when he was 10,

New Commander Welcomed at Train, Advise and Assist Command-South

Story by SSG Neysa Canfield on 07/05/2018 KANDAHAR, Afghanistan NATO-led Resolute Support and Afghan leaders throughout the Combined Joint Operation Area of Afghanistan participated i

Photo Essay: 284th Engineers work on troop project during CSTX 86-18-04 at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 07/02/2018 Soldiers with the 284th Engineer Company worked on a troop project June 22, 2018, to build a pavilion next
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