Military Spouse Employment Partnership signing ceremony
Fort Carson hosted a Military Spouse Employment Partnership induction and signing ceremony on Wednesday for 37 local businesses who are committed to attending job fairs, mentoring, targeting jobs, developing portable employment options, and strengthening relationships with military spouses. This is a military wide initiative and commanders from all the local bases were there.
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PPLD's "Homecoming: The Return of the Warrior"
Pictures from East Library's March 20 "Ancient Greeks, Modern Lives" event titled "Homecoming: The Return of the Warrior." Activities included an acting class and staged readings of ancient Greek texts about war like Sophocles' "Ajax" and Homer's "Odyssey," as well as a follow-up discussion.
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Photos by Erin Prater
Fort Carson St. Patty's Day Fun Run
Over 500 runners came out on Friday evening for the St. Patty's Day fun run on Fort Carson
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Mountain Post Run Club 3.14.12
Every Wednesday Balfour Beatty hosts a run club on Fort Carson to encourage healthier lifestyles. There's a 5k and a 10k option through the foothills of Iron Horse Park. Everest College provides free massages and Borriello Brothers offers a discount on pizza for the runners.
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Captain Ryan Hall funeral
Photos from the funeral for Air Force Captain Ryan Preston Hall Monday, March 12, 2012 at the United States Air Force Academy.
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Photos by Nathan Van Dyne
Taiko Drummers at Peterson Air Force Base
The Kyougaku Taiko Drummers performed at Peterson Air Force Base Sunday, March 11, 2012, the one year anniversary of the Japan earthquake. The drummers are touring the USA as part of their "Arigatou" (thank you) World Tour to express Japan's appreciation for US support during the days following the 2011 disaster.
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Photos by Mark Reis
Training For Deployment
Soldiers from the 4th BCT, 4th I.D. train for a upcoming deployment to Afghanistan on Thursday, February 9, 2012.
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Photos by Jerilee Bennett
Fort Carson opens new Training Support Center
The planned facility will house over 500 training devices to help Soldiers conduct and become certified in a wide variety of military skills, including how to provide first aid in a combat situation and how to identify and avoid mines and improvised explosive devices.
In keeping with the Mountain Postís net zero designation, the new Training Support Center will be built to LEED silver standards, with measures in place to conserve water and energy.
Facility construction began in June 2010 and the building was officially completed in December 2011.
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Bird's Birthday Party/Air Force vs UNLV
Air Force Academy mascot Bird celebrates his birthday at halftime at the Academy home basketball game against UNLV
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Tuskegee Airmen Meet and Greet
Several of the original Tuskegee Airmen were out at the Cinemark off Powers signing autographs before this afternoon's showing of Red Tails
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Air Force Academy Major Brent D. McGuire was awarded his 2nd Bronze Star medal for his meritorious achievements near Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, from February 9 - August 8, 2011.