Military

Fort Carson Freedom Fest

FORT CARSON, Colo. – Fort Carson and 4th Infantry Division will host Freedom Fest July 1 and 2 at Iron Horse Park from noon – 10 p.m. both days. The two-day event will feature a carnival and live music from the 4th Infantry Division band. Park admission is free both days.  Fees will apply for…

Jobs For Veterans

The DAV and Recruit Military will be holding a job fair for Veterans on June 1, 2107 at the Double Tree located at 1775 East Cheyenne Mountain Blvd in Colorado Springs, CO. The event is for Veterans, National Guard Members, Reserve Members and Spouses. Date:  June 1, 2017 Time:  11:00 am – 3:00 pm Location: …

Family Fun Day in Fountain

Fountain, CO – Fountain Creek Nature Center will host the annual Family Fun Day on Saturday, May 6th from 10am-2pm. This is a great family friendly event that encourages outdoor recreation in the Pikes Peak Region and having fun in the outdoors! There will be bug sweeps, puppet shows, pond studies, face painting, kite making,…

Rep Mike Coffman Introduces Veteran Access to Mental Health Bill

Washington, D.C. – Representatives Mike Coffman (R-CO) and Derek Kilmer (D-WA) led the bipartisan reintroduction of the Veteran Urgent Access to Mental HealthCare Act (H.R. 918). This bill would allow mental health assessments and urgent mental healthcare services to veterans at risk of suicide or harming others, even if they have an other than honorable…

Colorado State Parks Free Admission to Military on Veterans Day

DENVER – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering free admission to all veterans and active duty members of the military, military reserve and National Guard to any Colorado state park for Veterans Day. On Nov. 11, any member of the military forces or veteran can enter any of Colorado’s 42 state parks free of charge,…

Career Event in Colorado Springs for Military Spouses

Looking for a job?  Great News…The US Chamber of Commerce, Hiring Our Heroes Networking and Hiring Event for Military Spouses is coming to Peterson.  Active Duty, Retires, Guard and Reserve, and Gold Star Spouses are also welcome to attend the hiring affair! Networking Reception is on November 9,   2016 from 7 pm to  9 pm at Mt.…

Veterans Day Parade in Colorado Springs

Several years ago, a small group of patriotic volunteers formed a nonprofit organization to host an annual Colorado Springs Veterans Day Parade to honor all veterans and to educate and inspire community awareness while paying tribute to the service and sacrifices all veterans have endured in the pursuit of freedom. In just this short time,…

Fountain JROTC Receives Trophy

Students from Fountain-Fort Carson High School participated in this years Fountain Labor Day parade on September 5, 2016.  There were 214 sharp looking cadets in the parade and the Trojan JROTC Battalion received a trophy for being “Fountain Strong!”  Congratulations JROTC!

Military Weekend at the Pumpkin Patch

Come out this weekend to the Pumpkin Patch at Wishing Star Farm! It is Military Appreciation Weekend. Show your military ID and receive $2 off Admission!! They have great pumpkins and lots of new activities.  There is a pumpkin patch, ponies,  petting zoo and giant pillow to   bounce on. Wishing  Star Farm is located at…

Star Wars Jedis at Fort Carson Exchange

The Fort Carson Exchange will hold an exciting event for kids ages 4-12 on Saturday October 1, 2016.  Children can don a robe and pledge the Jedi Oath under the tutelage of a Jedi Master. Event will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Junior Jedi knights will learn to use the Force at this…