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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

Army Reserve Receives National Public Lands Day Grants

Story by Jonelle Kimbrough on 09/25/2018 United States Army Reserve Command (USARC) and the Office of the Chief of Army Reserve (OCAR) have received Department

Army Reserve Receives National Public Lands Day Grants

Story by Jonelle Kimbrough on 09/25/2018 United States Army Reserve Command (USARC) and the Office of the Chief of Army Reserve (OCAR) have received Department

Phase 1 of DHA transition set to begin

Story by A1C Miranda Loera on 09/25/2018 The transition is mandated by 2017 National Defense Authorization Act to improve access to quality care for beneficiaries,

Color casing signifies start of deployment

Story by 2nd Lt. Ryan Bradley on 09/24/2018 The 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, held a color-casing ceremony May 6, in preparatio

CAB challenges Soldiers with grenades, Claymores, ruck march

Story by Winifred Brown on 09/24/2018 By Wendy Brown Fort Bliss Garrison Public Affairs One of the main reasons Staff Sgt. Steven Foster signed u

Expect the unexpected: CBRN decontamination

Story by Winifred Brown on 09/24/2018 By Wendy Brown Fort Bliss Garrison Public Affairs Not only is the 44th Chemical Company, 22nd Chemical Battalion, ready
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