The Army wants to close airspace over Pinon Canyon so it can train with drones and other new equipment.
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.
U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner is defending his amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that requires a congressional vote before the Army can ever expand its Pinon Canyon training site.
A Colorado lawmaker says he’s worried that President Barack Obama’s nominee for defense secretary might revive plans to expand a southeast Colorado Army training site.
Fort Carson officials say they are considering changing the name of the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site to Fort Carson South.
The comment period is ending for the Army’s request to bar mineral development at Fort Carson and a southeast Colorado training area for another 15 years.
Opponents of a proposal to expand the Pinon Canyon Army training site gave federal officials an earful during a hearing on whether to allow the Army to continue using the current training site.