Fort Carson

Fire Evacuations Ordered Near Fountain, CO

Fire evacuations are now underway for a fire on Fort Carson that is spreading off of the military reservation.  Evacuation areas include High Stakes Vw and Chaps Vw east to I25 south to County Line, west to Boca Raton Hts.   Evacuation route Indian Village Hts to I25.   An evacuation center is being set up…

Fort Carson hosts Transition Summit

  FORT CARSON, Colo. –  A free hiring fair and transition summit for service members, veterans, and military spouses will be held on Fort Carson Sept. 13 and 14 at the Iron Horse Physical Fitness Center (PFC) and William “Bill” Reed Special Events Center (SEC). The summit will feature interactive and informative panel discussions, recruiter…

Fort Carson July 4th on the 3rd Events

FORT CARSON, Colo.- Fort Carson will host its annual celebration, The Fourth of July on the Third, at Iron Horse Park located at the corner of Elwell and Sheridan) from 4 -10 p.m., concluding with fireworks.  This year’s theme, “Star Spangled Salute,” will have live music with a concert by 4ID Band, family activities, photos, rock…

Gate Closurers at Fort Carson

Fort Carson Directorate of Emergency Services will conduct maintenance on the active vehicle barriers during the weekend of May 17-18. The following gates will be closed to both inbound and outbound traffic during the following times: –Saturday, May 17 Gate 20: 7:30 a.m. to noon Gate 5: 1-5 p.m. –Sunday, May 18 Gate 4 outbound…

Scholarships for Children of Active Duty Military Available

Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation awards post-secondary annual scholarships (ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 with the potential of being larger for exceptional submissions) to high school seniors and/or undergraduate students attending accredited educational/technical institutions and who can demonstrate financial need. Applicants must be the child of an active-duty service member stationed at any of the bases/…

Fort Carson Hosts Joint Retiree Appreciation Day

FORT CARSON, Colo. – Fort Carson will host a Joint Retiree Appreciation Day on Jan. 11 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Special Events Center on post. The annual event recognizes the service of the military retiree population and provides updated information that is pertinent to the well being of the population. During the…

Free Admission to Sky Sox Game for Military

Sky Sox Military Appreciation Night is on Wednesday, August 29th at Sky Sox stadium.  Get your free tickets at Fort Carson MWR/ITR offices in the Outdoor Recreation Complex Bldg 2429 at the corner of Specker and Wetzel Ave (719) 526-5366  or at ITT at Peterson Air Force Base in Building 640 (719) 556-1760.  Tickets must be picked up…

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,…

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…