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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 of

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 1225

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 donated

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 installation extend

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 member

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 places,

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 has bee

News

Where Few Have Gone Before: Army Surgeon Selected to NASA Space Program

Story by SSG Jorden Weir on 06/15/2017 FORT CARSON, Colo. How many lifetimes does it take to become a Soldier, pilot, doctor, and astronaut? For

New Eagle leadership lands for Atlantic Resolve Black Sea task force

By 1st Lt. Samuel Jolley 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs, 4th Infantry Division MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU AIR BASE, Romania At the core of every

Army Family Physician, Uniformed Services University alumnus among NASA's new astronaut class

Story by Sharon Holland on 06/09/2017 NASA officials announced their newest class of astronaut candidates and Army Maj. (Dr.) Francisco "Frank" Rubio, 41, a Uniformed

100 years comes to life; 4ID celebrates its history

Story by SPC Anthony Bryant on 06/06/2017 On the lawn of Kit Carson Memorial Park at Fort Carson June 3, 2017, members of the 4th
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