October 5, 2012

Soldier in viral video of Afghanistan firefight is Fort Carson based

A soldier who recorded a firefight in Afghanistan that’s gone viral on the Internet, with close to 20 million views, is based out of Fort Carson.

Pfc. Ted Daniels, who was wounded in the 25-minute exchange of gunfire in the Kunar province on April 25, serves with the 4th Brigade, 4th Infantry, the “Mountain Warriors.”

June 3, 2012
Greener Berets: Army enlisting help to make its bases energy independent
Fort Carson — whose 26,000 troops and their families make it Colorado’s 14th-largest city — is ground zero for the Army’s effort to reduce energy and water use and cut waste. 
The base’s goal is to cut energy demand 30 percent from 2003 levels by 2015 and to produce all the energy it uses in 2020. 

Greener Berets: Army enlisting help to make its bases energy independent

Fort Carson — whose 26,000 troops and their families make it Colorado’s 14th-largest city — is ground zero for the Army’s effort to reduce energy and water use and cut waste. 

The base’s goal is to cut energy demand 30 percent from 2003 levels by 2015 and to produce all the energy it uses in 2020. 

May 25, 2011
Fort Carson (Colorado) soldier pleads guilty to killing Taliban commander, faces life in prison
"I went into the cell and I shot him in the face, your honor," Pfc. David Lawrence, 20, said at his court martial this morning.

Fort Carson (Colorado) soldier pleads guilty to killing Taliban commander, faces life in prison

"I went into the cell and I shot him in the face, your honor," Pfc. David Lawrence, 20, said at his court martial this morning.

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