Fort Carson Ceremony Marks Return Of Hospital Unit

FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — Fort Carson is formally recognizing the return of a hospital unit after an overseas deployment.

The 10th Combat Support Hospital will hold a ceremony Wednesday marking the end of a nine-month deployment to Kuwait.

About 115 soldiers deployed in December 2015. They provided health care for personnel from the United States and its coalition partners.

Fort Carson says the unit had a hand in more than 60 air evacuations and that its emergency medical team treated more than 2,000 patients.

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