Kileen soldiers Carson bound

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The second half of about 4,200 4th Infantry Division soldiers from Fort Hood and Iraq are definitely headed our way by mid-July.

A story by Amanda Kim Stairrett that appeared in the May 3 edition of the Killeen Daily Herald details how families – with the help of Colorado Springs representatives – are preparing to make the move to Fort Carson.

Stairrett wrote that “The 4th Infantry Division is getting ready to take the next step in its life: the move to Fort Carson, Colo.”

She also reported that a community fair for soldiers and families was planned for this week. Participants included the following organizations from the Springs: “Chambers of Commerce; Fort Carson Family Housing; Fort Carson Youth Education Support Services; Pikes Peak Workforce Center; Pikes Peak and Pueblo Association of Realtors; Pueblo, Colorado Springs and Fountain School Districts; TriCare West, Exceptional Family Member Program, Medical Activity/Evans Community Hospital, Fort Carson Child and Youth Services and others …”

The story said that more than 1,800 soldiers will be moving to Colorado.

Read the Killeen Daily Herald story at