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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

Sustainment community flexes muscle during armor rotation

Story by SGT DJ Borden on 10/30/2017 ZAGAN, Poland The 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division deployed from Fort Riley, Kansas to seve

Fort Carson Soldiers field-test new body armor

Story by SSG Lance Pounds on 10/26/2017 FORT CARSON, Colo Soldiers with the 71st Ordnance Group (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) and 10th Chemical Hazardous Response Company

Army Reserve Chief meets with Citizen-Soldiers conducting hurricane relief operations in Puerto Rico

Story by MAJ Ruth Castro on 10/25/2017 FORT BUCHANAN, Puerto Rico - Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General U.S.

Army Signal Soldiers support movement of regionally allocated forces in Poland

Story by William King on 10/25/2017 ZAGAN, Poland -- U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to Charlie Company, 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 2nd Theater Signal Brigade, are

EOD Soldier receives new IMCOM award

Story by SSG Lance Pounds on 10/20/2017 Environmental requirements are growing and with a reduction in civilian manpower, more and more of the workload i

Ceremony honors two centuries of service

Story by SSG Lance Pounds on 10/02/2017 FORT CARSON, Colo. Eight Soldiers were honored for their more than 200 years of combined service to the
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