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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, located at the west end of

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

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

Units

The motto of the 10th Combat Support Hospital (CSH), “In Cruce Vincam,” translates to “I Shall Conquer by the Cross.” This motto is intended

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

Fort Carson Transition University (TU) is a unique program in the U.S. Army developed locally to assist Soldiers and other supported service members i

Recreation and Leisure

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

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

Firebase Saham: A day in the life of joint-artillerymen securing the Iraq border

Story by CPT Jason Welch on 12/18/2018 The crackle of machine gun fire and the dull thuds of distant explosions reminded 3rd Cavalry Regiment trooper

Navy SEAL History: Part 2

Story by PO2 Taylor Stinson on 12/18/2018 Due to their clandestine nature, few know how the U.S. Navy SEALs (Sea, Air, and Land) became the

71st EOD hosts mass competition, identifies top team

Story by SSG Lance Pounds on 12/17/2018 FORT CARSON, Colo. The 71st Ordnance Group (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), located at Fort Carson, Colorado, hosted its largest

Army, Air Force performs HIMARS exercise in C-17

Story by A1C Jessica Blair on 12/17/2018 U.S. Army and Air Force units performed an exercise loading 90 thousand pounds of M142 High Mobility Artillery

X-MAS MARKS THE SPOT': MCoE Band plays holiday concert at Columbus' RiverCenter

Story by Bryan Gatchell on 12/17/2018 COLUMBUS, Ga. (Dec. 17, 2018) Capt. Aaron Morris, the Maneuver Center of Excellence Band director and commander, turned to

TV police stars make 'live' appearance on post

Story by Robert Timmons on 12/10/2018 The Fort Jackson community met with the law enforcement personnel they watch on TV during a meet and greet
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