A Georgia soldier who was based in Colorado has died of combat injuries in Afghanistan, military officials said.
Fort Carson is holding a memorial service for a Florida soldier who was shot and killed outside a nightclub in nearby Colorado Springs.
President Barack Obama bestowed the nation’s highest military honor, the Medal of Honor, on Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter on Monday, saluting the veteran of the war in Afghanistan as “the essence of true heroism,” one still engaged in a battle against the lingering emotional fallout of war.
The Army said Tuesday it will consider cancelling one of several clearances that Fort Carson would need to expand a training site in southeastern Colorado.
One soldier was in serious condition Thursday and another was in stable condition, but 10 others were released from the hospital after lightning struck near them during a training exercise, officials at Fort Carson said.
Twelve soldiers were injured, one critically, after lightning struck near them during a training exercise at Fort Carson, a base spokesman said Thursday.
A dozen Fort Carson soldiers have been hospitalized after getting hit by lightning Wednesday afternoon.
Civilian police in Colorado Springs say they have arrested a Fort Carson soldier on charges of sexual assault on a 14-year-old girl.
A Fort Carson soldier under investigation by the Army on allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor is the subject of a separate investigation by sheriff’s deputies, authorities said Friday.
Several Fort Carson soldiers are being investigated in a sexual misconduct case. The allegations involve minors and as many as seven soldiers.