INFORMATION

Welcome to Fort Carson

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

Fort Carson Housing

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

Health Services

QUICK REFERENCE PHONE NUMBERS Emergency 911 Emergency Room/Ambulance 526-7111 Appointment Line 524-CARE (2273) or 526-CARE (2273) or (866) 422-7391 option 1. PHARMACY Pharmacy Call-in Refill

Carson Community

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

Units

The motto of the 10th Combat Support Hospital (CSH), “In Cruce Vincam,” translates to “I Shall Conquer by the Cross.” This motto is intended

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 installatio

Fort Carson Soldier for Life Transition Assistance Program

Fort Carson Transition University (TU) is a unique program in the U.S. Army developed locally to assist Soldiers and other supported service members in their

Recreation and Leisure

MWR Fort Carson hosts several events every year; such events as the Army Soldier Show, Holiday Tree Lighting, 4th on the 3rd Independence Day

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

NY National Guard rotor Soldiers are part of Rhode Island's Leapfest competition

Story by SGT Andrew Valenza on 08/09/2019 SOUTH KINGSTON, RHODE ISLAND Military paratroopers competing in the Rhode Island National Guard's annual "Leapfest" competition got to

Photo Essay: Grasshopper sparrow at Fort McCoy's Badger Drop Zone

Story by Scott Sturkol on 08/09/2019 A grasshopper sparrow is shown atop a plant in a prairie and grassland area at Badger Drop Zone o

Photo Essay: Summer 2019 Wildflowers at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 08/09/2019 Flowers at prairie and grassland areas at are shown at Fort McCoy, Wis., in July 2019. Many areas of

Photo Essay: Wild birds at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 08/09/2019 Wild birds are shown in various areas at Fort McCoy in July 2019. The installation is home to doze

AFC commander talks modernization at Space, Missile Defense Symposium

Story by Kerensa Crum on 08/09/2019 HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Aug. 9, 2019) The top general from U.S. Army Futures Command gave a keynote address at the

NY National Guard Aviation soldiers test aerial gunnery skills at Fort Drum

Story by Eric Durr on 08/01/2019 FORT DRUM, NY (07/24/2019) Soldiers assigned to Alpha and Bravo companies of the 3rd Battalion 142nd Aviation Regiment tested
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