Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site
The Defense Department is repealing a 2007 land-aquisition waiver for the Army to try and add 418,000 more acres to the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site in southeastern Colorado.
Colorado Sen. Mark Udall says he’ll introduce legislation next week to restrict the Army’s ability to expand the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site in southeastern Colorado.
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.
Sen. Mark Udall says he’s meeting with an Army official to discuss the future of a southeastern Colorado training site that has put nearby ranchers on edge for years.
A squadron of eight Marine MV-22B Osprey aircraft are training at Fort Carson and the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site this month.
The new commander of Fort Carson said Friday that Army training exercises at the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site are vital for soldiers’ safety in combat.
The Air Force is revising its plan for low-altitude training flights over Colorado to avoid the Eastern Plains, including the Army’s Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site northeast of Trinidad.
Right now there are no fewer than five wildfires burning in Colorado. They’re mostly in the southern part of the state.
Officials say at least four wildfires are burning in southeastern Colorado, including one at Fort Carson’s Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site which has scorched at least 39 square miles.
The acting commander at Fort Carson says the Army has no current plans to expand a 370-square-mile training site in southeastern Colorado.