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Fort Carson, CO
Located in the Rocky Mountains southwest of Colorado Springs, Fort Carson is home to 3d Brigade Headquarters, 43d Area Support Group, 10th Special Forces Group and the 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment. The population of Fort Carson includes 15,628 active duty, 65,576 family members, and 2,797 civilians.
Main phone numbers: Commercial (719)526-5811 or DSN 691-5811
Mailing address: Fort Carson, CO 80913-5000
Housing: 235 officer units; 1,596 enlisted units; 830 new units to be built; 24 single service member units; waiting period from 12 to 18 months (719)526-2322
Temporary Lodging: 186-room inn (719)526-2527/4832
Army Community Service: (719)526-4590
Schools: Three elementary schools and one middle school on post run by Foutain-Fort Carson School District
Child care: Three centers for 1,099; 51 approved homes; average wait three months (719)526-1100
Health care: 195-bed hospital; clinic. Appointments (719)264-7000; benefits (719)264-5000; Tricare (888)874-9378
Fort Carson also has a very large commissary - (719)526-5644, a large exchange, a mall, and four shoppettes. (719)576-4000. Recreation at Fort Carson includes arts and crafts, bowling, library, auto hobby club, golf, gym, tennis, swimming pools, outdoor activities, fishing, and stables.
on Feb. 27, 2013 at 10:54 PM