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Welcome to Fort Carson

Fort Carson, “The Mountain Post,” is just south of Colorado Springs at the base of the Rocky Mountains. The unparalleled beauty and mild climate

Housing

OFF-POST HOUSING REFERRAL Housing Services Office Army regulation requires Soldiers to report to the DPW Housing Service Office, at the west end of Building

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

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

Units

The 4th Infantry Division is the pre-eminent team of combat-focused Soldiers, Families and supporting community members achieving excellence in the support of each other

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

THE FORT CARSON SOLDIER FOR LIFE – Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP) is a congressionally mandated program designed to help prepare Soldiers and their Family

Recreation and Leisure

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

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

Cold Steel trains USAR Vehicle Crew Evaluators

Story by Debralee Best on 04/16/2018 FORT MCCOY, Wis. The U.S. Army Reserve is training approximately 250 Vehicle Crew Evaluators (VCE) through Cold Steel II

101st Abn. Div. assumes Afghanistan mission, looks to enable enemy reconciliation

Story by MSG Tanya Polk on 04/16/2018 BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) colors unfurled at Bagram Airfield, April 15, during

1034th CSSB brings training exercise to town

Story by SGT Tawny Schmit on 04/16/2018 Mark up another first for the Iowa National Guard's historic Camp Dodge Joint Maneuver Training Center (CDJMTC) i

2018 Best Sapper Competition opens at Fort Leonard Wood

Story by Marti Yoshida on 04/15/2018 The 12th annual Best Sapper Competition kicked off Sunday with opening ceremonies held at Training Area 160, Fort Leonard

Team 23 from Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade wins 2018 Best Ranger Competition

Story by Bryan Gatchell on 04/15/2018 FORT BENNING, Ga. (April 15, 2018) -- From a field of 51 teams of two Ranger-qualified service members, Team

Army Reserve, National Guard partner for disaster training

Story by SSG Carolyn Hawkins on 04/15/2018 MUSCATATUCK URBAN TRAINING CENTER, Ind. U.S. Army Reserve Maj. Gen. Ray Royalty, commanding general of the 84th Training
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