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Army announces it will not expand Pinon Canyon site

Earlier this month Colorado Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet wrote to Secretary of the Army John McHugh to state their opposition to any expansion of the 235,000-acre Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site. Now, they have their answer.

Udall wants change to military culture that ‘stigmatizes’ mental health care

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall vowed Thursday to "hold to his commitment" to make sure soldiers receive the best mental health treatment available after...

Udall grills Army Sec. nominee on Fort Carson killings, Piñon Canyon

The nominee to become secretary of the Army promised Colorado Sen. Mark Udall on Thursday he would read a two-part series published this week by the Colorado Springs Gazette examining a string of killings committed by soldiers from a Fort Carson unit. U.S. Rep. John McHugh, a New York Republican, said he had only learned about the articles yesterday, so he didn't directly address questions raised by senators about the Gazette's disturbing revelations during his confirmation hearings before the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Back From Iraq? Time To Go Back

The Gazette writes today on Fort Carson's 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, based in Colorado Springs. The reported 3,600 soldier strong team is supposed...

War Slows Ft. Carson Transfers

Ft. Carson won't be getting some soldiers, if an internal Army document is any indication. Last week, the Gazette reported that the Colorado Springs...
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