Military

New Fort Carson Commissary Opens May 9th

Fort Carson’s new Commissary Opens on May 9, 2012.  The community is invited to attend the 10 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony. Doors to the $18.7 million modern facility will open immediately following. The new Fort Carson Commissary is nearly 50 percent larger than the one it’s replacing, and it has something inside for every type of commissary shopper,…

Sixth Annual Military Father Daughter Dance

The 6th Annual Military Father Daughter Dance is Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 6:00pm-9:00pm at the Crowne Plaza Hotel located at 2886 South Circle Drive (80906). Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets for the dance will be sold at the Southeast , Fountain and Briargate YMCA’s. The ITR-Outdoor Rec office on Fort Carson will also have tickets…

Fountain Valley Veterans Day Memorial

Fountain Valley will be dedicating its new Veterans Memorial at Mayors Park (by the Caboose) during its annual Veterans Day Ceremony.  The Fountain Valley Veterans Memorial Day event will be held on Friday, November 11 at 1:00 pm.  There will be guest speakers from local Military and Civilian communities.  Everyone is invited to attend this special…

Remembering 9/11 victims in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs remembers the September 11 victims on this ten year anniversary of the attack on the United States with special events and memorials located in the Colorado Springs community. Visit the memorial at Fort Carson located near the gate off Hwy 115 across from Cheyenne Mountain State Park. A twisted 17 foot long steel beam…

Colorado Springs 4th of July Celebrations

Colorado Springs and the US Air Force Academy have come together to celebrate our nations Independence Day at Falcon Stadium.  There will be food, games and music from the Colorado Springs Symphony.  There will also be a car show and fly over during the event.  The 4thof July celebration starts at 4:00 pm and will…

Welcome Home Event for Vietnam War Veterans

FORT CARSON, Colo. — On June 10, just over fifty years since the first U.S. troops deployed to Vietnam, the Mountain Post will host a Welcome Home event for veterans of the Vietnam War.  The day-long event will begin at 10 a.m. at Iron Horse Park on post and will include veterans’ information booths, food…

Today is National Doughnut Day

Today is National Doughnut Day and in celebration participating Dunkin Donuts will be giving a free doughnut with the purchase of any beverage (except for those from the refrigerated case). National Doughnut Day was created to honor Salvation Army lassies who fried up doughnut treats for soldiers during World War I.    Learn how you can help…

Memorial Day is on Monday

Memorial Day is celebrated on the last Monday of May in remembrance of soldiers who have died while serving in the military.   Many families visit cemeteries and clean the grave site, place flowers and flags at the headstone.  Many families visit memorials on Memorial Day to honor those who have died serving in the military.  In Arlington…

6th Annual Small Business Veterans Conference to be Held

The Small Business Administration and Small Business Develpment Center will be holding its 6th Annual Small Business Verterans Conference.  The purpose of the Veterans conference is to ensure that Veteran businesses successfully start, grow and prosper in Colorado. To help reach this goal, there will be a 2-day event full of speakers, classes, counseling, resources,…

Osama Bid Laden Dead

President Obama addresses the Nation to announce that the United States has killed Osama bin Laden, the leader of al Qaeda.