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  • Vol. 69 No. 48 Dec. 9, 2011 Word of the month: Charity 59th MPs complete detainee ops in Iraq by Dustin Senger Mountaineer staff Almost 150 Soldiers stepped into a standing ovation Dec. 4, after returning from Iraq three months early. Capt. Jeffrey Rawlins, commander of 59th Military Police Company, 759th MP Battalion, entered Waller Physical Fitness Center gymnasium, where he faced bleachers filled with hundreds of Family members and friends. Parents, spouses and children were waving “welcome home” banners and balloons. With their commander in place, Soldiers from 59th MP filed into the facility and lined up behind him. The company had completed a one-year deployment to Iraq in nine months. President Barack Obama announced Oct. 21 that 40,000 U.S. servicemembers in Iraq would return “home for the holidays,” according to American Forces Press Service. “After nearly nine years, America’s war in Iraq will be over,” said Obama in the release. “You were the last (military police) unit to perform detainee operations in Iraq,” said Col. Robert Taradash, commander of 42nd MP Brigade, who arrived for the afternoon ceremony from Fort Lewis, Wash. “Great job, mission accomplished,” said Taradash. The 59th MP deployed to Iraq in February for Operation New Dawn. The Soldiers assisted Iraqi correctional officers at Camp Cropper, where they conducted detainee operations for the Iraqi Ministry of Interior and Iraqi Ministry of Justice. Photo by Samantha B. Koss They transferred authority of Camp Cropper to Iraqi Holiday adventure officials in August, and then moved to Al Asad Air Base to provide law enforcement duties for 40th MP Bn. Spc. Tom Wilcox, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, teaches his daughter, Addy, 4, how to ice “Thank you for what you do and welcome home,” skate during the Holiday Village Dec. 2. Before taking a lesson on the ice, Addy had her face painted as said Taradash. “Families, I want you to look out there Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer at one of the craft stations at the Special Events Center. The event opened and I want you to find your Soldier … Soldiers, I want the holiday season Dec. 1 and continued with Family entertainment through Sunday. See pages 20-21 for you to look out there and find your Family members.” more on Holiday Village. See MPs on Page 4 I News Military Community N S I D Page 3 Page 5 Page 13 E
  • 2 MOUNTAINEER — Dec. 9, 2011 MOUNTAINEERCommanding General:Garrison Commander: Maj. Gen. Joseph Anderson Col. Robert F. McLaughlin Feedback made easy Commentary by Jean Chambers Policy, every military installation will run an ICE program.Fort Carson Public Affairs Officer: Fort Carson customer service manager However, the level to which the installation provides this Dee McNutt program to its community is at the discretion of the garrisonChief, Print and Web Communications: By now, you may be familiar with Fort Carson’s commander. Customer service at Fort Carson is a priority, Rick Emert Interactive Customer Evaluation program that and over the past year we have worked hard to make ICEEditor: Devin Fisher allows customers to submit service feedback 24/7 and more available to you. Not only have more comment boxesStaff writers: Andrea Sutherland receive direct responses from service-provider managers. been installed, but training about the program is regularly Dustin Senger But, did you know that we now offer electronic ICE conducted. Combined with these efforts, the new electronic Kerstin Lopez kiosks and quick response codes? kiosks will make communication between customers and Staff Sgt. Wayne Barnett It’s likely that you have seen ICE cards located at the service providers better. Once a customer submits a commentHappenings: Nel Lampe Identification Card Office, Vehicle Registration Office, fitness about any program using one of the kiosks, it is immediatelySports writer: Walt Johnson centers, dining facilities or one of 80 other locations through- transferred to the appropriate managers who will provideLayout/graphics: Jeanne Mazerall out the installation. This is Fort Carson’s primary customer feedback, if a response is requested. This commercial enterprise newspaper is feedback mechanism and, as with most processes today, is We have seen a positive trend in several service areas overan authorized publication for members of the using enhanced electronic capabilities. the past year. Certain services that wereDepartment of Defense. Contents of theMountaineer are not necessarily the official You can now find electronic ICE once consistently receiving predominatelyview of, or endorsed by, the U.S. Government or kiosks located at five facilities: Army constructive criticism are now receivingthe Department of the Army. Printed circulation Community Service, 6303 Wetzel Ave.; ample praise — both for individual serviceis 12,000 copies. The editorial content of the Mountaineer Balfour Beatty Communities Joel Hefley providers (staff) and the overall service pro-is the responsibility of the Public Affairs Office, Community Center, 6800 Prussman grams. Help us improve our services, answerFort Carson, CO 80913-5119, phone 526-4144. Blvd.; Waller Physical Fitness Center, your specific questions or pay complimentsThe e-mail address is 6946 Magrath Ave.; Outdoor Recreation to staff members through ICE more quickly The Mountaineer is posted on the Complex, 7093 Specker Ave.; and the and easily than ever. The kiosks are simpleInternet at Soldier and Family Assistance Center, to use, and you can comment on any Fort The Mountaineer is an unofficialpublication authorized by AR 360-1. The 1481 Titus Blvd. You can also use your Carson service no matter which kioskMountaineer is printed by Colorado Springs smartphone to pull up the Fort Carson you’re at, and the QR code is convenient.Military Newspaper Group, a private firm in ICE website via the newly created QR Scanning this newly created quick In an effort to better serve the Fortno way connected with the Department of the code. With this, you can quickly and response code with a smart phone Carson community, we look forward toArmy, under exclusive written contract withFort Carson. It is published 49 times per year. conveniently comment on Fort Carson connects Fort Carson customers hearing from you on ICE — via electronic The appearance of advertising in this services no matter where you are. to the Interactive Customer kiosk, online from any computer or using thepublication, including inserts or supplements, According to Department of Defense Evaluation website. paper comment cards at a facility near you.does not constitute endorsement by theDepartment of the Army or Colorado SpringsMilitary Newspaper Group, of the products orservices advertised. The printer reserves theright to reject advertisements. Everything advertised in this publicationshall be made available for purchase, use or Leaders: Soldiers’ duty to stay safe 24/7patronage without regard to race, color,religion, sex, national origin, age, maritalstatus, physical handicap, political affiliationor any other nonmerit factor of the purchaser,user or patron. If a violation or rejection ofthis equal opportunity policy by an advertiser Editor’s note: The following is a off duty. Our leaders and Soldiers have when leaders fail to maintain theis confirmed, the printer shall refuse to print safety letter signed by Secretary of done an amazing job in keeping one standard or lack discipline themselves,advertising from that source until the violation the Army John McHugh, Army Chief another safe on the job, especially they set a climate of tolerance foris corrected. For display advertising call634-5905. of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno given the demands placed on our force risky behavior in their subordinates. All correspondence or queries regarding and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond in garrison and in theater. Off duty, This is unacceptable in today’s Army.advertising and subscriptions should be directed F. Chandler III. however, we continue to struggle with Our Soldiers deserve better fromto Colorado Springs Military Newspaper The safety and well-being of every losses resulting from indiscipline and the leaders they trust.Group, 31 E. Platte Avenue, Suite 300,Colorado Springs, CO 80903, phone 634-5905. Soldier is vital to keeping our Army high speed, failure to wear personal This year, we ask that you look The Mountaineer’s editorial content is the most decisive land force in the protective equipment or seat belts and inward — at your personal leadershipedited, prepared and provided by the Public world. Since fiscal 2005, our Army driving under the influence. In fiscal and within your formations — toAffairs Office, building 1430, room 265, FortCarson, CO 80913-5119, phone 526-4144. has continually reduced preventable 2011 alone, motorcycle fatalities find areas you can approve upon Releases from outside sources are so accidents and losses; a feat unprece- increased 21 percent, and accidents safety. Communicate your expectationsindicated. The deadline for submissions to the dented in our 236-year history during in privately-owned vehicles continue clearly to your subordinates andMountaineer is close of business the weekbefore the next issue is published. The a time of war and absolutely critical to claim far too many of our Soldiers’ uphold Army standards and disciplineMountaineer staff reserves the right to edit to maintaining our readiness for the lives each year. personally and consistently.submissions for newspaper style, clarity and nation. We commend each of you Army leaders, at all levels, must We are getting better as an Army,typographical errors. for your hard work and diligence in get back to the basics of enforcing and by working together to do what Policies and statements reflected in thenews and editorial columns represent views making safety a top priority. standards and reaffirming the principle we know is right, we will keep evenof the individual writers and under no Moving forward into fiscal 2012, that Soldiers have a duty and an more Soldiers safe in the year ahead.circumstances are to be considered those of our focus must remain on keeping our obligation to stay safe 24/7, on and Thank you for striving every day tothe Department of the Army. Reproduction of editorial material is Soldiers safe on duty, but our primary off duty. We must ensure the example keep our Army safe. Together, we areauthorized. Please credit accordingly. safety focus should be preventing loss we set is morally and ethically right — “The Strength of the Nation.” Access denied Classified advertising Access of any kind, including foot traffic and 329-5236 physical training, is prohibited in Landfill 8, a Display advertising former 13-acre construction and demolition debris 634-5905 landfill located in Training Area Bravo in the northeastern area of the cantonment area. It is the Mountaineer editor 526-4144 Army’s interest to preserve the integrity of the soil cap. The fenced landfill area is regulated by the Colorado Post information Department of Public Health and Environment and the 526-5811 Army will incur a monetary fine if the landfill is disturbed Post weather hotline in any way. For more information, call 526-8001. 526-0096 Photo by Doug Close
  • Dec. 9, 2011 — MOUNTAINEER 3‘Raiders’ spread holiday cheerby Sgt. Breanne Pye benefit so much from the hospitality of Colorado they were greeted with the cheers and clapping of1st Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs Office, Springs and its citizens, both when they are home hundreds of local residents who would benefit4th Infantry Division and when they are deployed,” said Norman. “It’s very from the donations. significant to the Soldiers to have the opportunity “I wanted to participate in this operation because Decked out in festive holiday attire and carrying not just to say ‘thank you,’ but to show the community it was an opportunity to give back to the community,”ruck sacks adorned with colorful LED lights, how thankful they are.” See Donation on Page 4more than 400 Soldiers from Fort Carson’s 1st As Soldiers approached the Marian House,Brigade Combat Team, 4th InfantryDivision, assembled in Dorchester ParkDec. 2 for “Operation Happy Holidays.” The Soldiers marched more than twomiles along the Fountain Creek Trail, arrivingat the Marian House soup kitchen withhundreds of donated goods. “This event was an opportunity for (ourbrigade) to give back to the local community,who has supported us in every way sincewe arrived at Fort Carson,” said Lt. Col.Geoffrey Norman, commander, 7th Squadron,10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st BCT, 4th Inf. Div. Preparations for the operation begantwo months ago, with all the units of“Raider” Brigade setting up collectionlocations for Soldiers and their Families todonate goods and supplies. All the items donated during the eventcame directly from Soldiers and their Familymembers, said Norman. They donatedeverything from food and clothing, to Photo by Pfc. Nathan Thomehousehold goods, which can be used by the Soldiers from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, set up large piles of donated clothes and food for citizens ofMarian house to assist citizens in need. Colorado Springs as part of “Operation Happy Holiday” Dec. 2, in an effort to help those less fortunate in the Colorado “As a unit, (Soldiers and their Families) Springs community. ®
  • 4 MOUNTAINEER — Dec. 9, 2011 On Dancer Soldiers from 4th Engineer Battalion carry an inflatable reindeer using a Buffalo mine-protected clearance vehicle Saturday during a holiday lights parade on Midland Avenue in Woodland Park. They had draped colorful lights on the Buffalo, as well as four other tactical Army vehicles: a mine-resistant, ambush protected vehicle; a heavy-expanded mobility tactical truck; a light-medium tactical vehicle; and an up-armored Humvee. During the parade, the Soldiers passed by Lions Memorial Park, where their red-and-white unit flag is flown by city officials, signifying that Fort Carson combat engineers are securing routes in hostile areas. Photo by Dustin Senger MPs Johnson, while embracing his wife and from Page 1 three children. Johnson was one of the first Soldiers to enter the gymnasium, where his Exciting the anticipation, Taradash wife, Leticia Johnson, was holding tightly promised to let loose their reunions after onto Autumn. two songs. The Soldiers sang the Military “Autumn was going to run when they Police Regimental March, and then the first came in … she was asking for her “The Army Goes Rolling Along.” After dad,” said Leticia Johnson, an Army wife the final refrain of the U.S. Army’s offi- and former Soldier. cial song, Autumn Johnson, 3, was the “I know how it is,” said Leticia Johnson, first to leave the bleachers, running to her who spent the previous evening baking a father’s arms. peanut butter pie with their children. “It’s “It was most important to finish out the just something you need to say: ‘he’s going mission, but being home for Christmas is on a mission, he’s going to accomplish it definitely a perk,” said Staff Sgt. Germell and he’ll be home soon.’” Mayor welcomes home Soldiers by Steve Bach Family’s sacrifices, including precious Mayor, City of Colorado Springs time away from loved ones, are not forgotten. We express our sincere Welcome home Soldiers of the 59th appreciation to you for your service to Military Police Company, 759th MP our country and are thankful for your Battalion. safe return home. Photo by Dustin Senger On behalf of Colorado Springs and Enjoy this time with your Family andStaff Sgt. Germell Johnson, 59th Military Police Company, 759th MP its thousands of grateful citizens, I am friends and know how much we valueBattalion, is greeted Sunday by his 3-year-old daughter, Autumn, after a honored to welcome you home to Fort your presence and contributions to ourredeployment ceremony. The 59th MP is the last military police unit to Carson and our city. You and your community and country.perform detainee operations in Iraq.Donation on tables overflowing with donated marched in Operation Happy Holidays, represent every unit in the Raiderfrom Page 3 goods while citizens waited patiently to the massive amount of items donated Brigade,” said Pagliara. “They represent receive them. were a direct result of the effort of an every age group, every job field andsaid Sgt. Cory Pagliara, Headquarters “It was really amazing to see the entire brigade, said Norman. every rank. They represent the apprecia-and Headquarters Detachment, 1st tables overflowing with hats, canned “The residents here today see nearly tion of an entire unit for the appreciationSpecial Troops Battalion, 1st BCT, goods, children’s clothing and blankets,” 500 Soldiers passing out goods and of an entire community.”4th Inf. Div. “It was great to get some said Pagliara. “It was great to be able to interacting with the crowd,” said “Seeing this kind of charity andof the unit’s newer Soldiers out here show the people in line that offering Norman. “But that small number is just goodwill by our troops just chokes meso they could see how much these them support is really what it’s all a fraction of the support it represents. up,” said a woman who asked to remainresidents directly support them, and about, and that even though the unit is There are 5,000 Soldiers who couldn’t anonymous. “It’s starting to get coldwhy it is so important to give back out training or on deployment, we will be here today, who took the time to outside, and I didn’t know how I waswhen we have the chance.” always do what we can to help them out drop off a donation in the months going to make it through the winter.” Pagliara said his favorite part of the when we are home. leading up to this operation.” “God bless our troops,” she said.operation was emptying his rucksack “Though hundreds of Soldiers “The Soldiers we have here today “God bless you all.”
  • Dec. 9, 2011 — MOUNTAINEER 5Vetcom becomes Public Health CommandStory and photo by District Veterinary Command to formAndrea Sutherland Public Health Command District-Carson.Mountaineer staff “The implication of today for the newly designated Public Health Command District- In a small ceremony at Cheyenne Carson is we double in size geographically asShadows Golf Club, members of the Rocky well as in personnel numbers,” said Lt. Col.Mountain District Veterinary Command Ken Despain, commander, Public Healthcased their colors and unveiled the colors of Command District-Carson. “We grow fromthe newly formed Public Health Command a seven-state district with 96 personnelDistrict-Carson. stationed on 14 military installations to a “The very soul of a military unit is district comprised of 14 western states withsymbolized in the guidon under which it 179 personnel serving 23 installations.”fights, for it represents not only the lineage Col. Robin K. King, commander,and honor of the unit, but also the loyalty and Public Health Command Region-West atunity of the Soldiers,” said Staff Sgt. Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., saidThomas Sager, master of ceremonies. veterinary and food inspection services Veterinary Service Support District would remain the same.activated on a provisional status in 1993, “Change is not always easy,” she said.and was formally activated a year later. “I think this is one of the best things we canIn 1998, the district consolidated under do. This redesignation gets all assets closerThe Great Plains Regional Veterinary to the customers and combines services.”Command and the new Rocky Mountain King said more changes will come asDistrict Veterinary Command became the Rocky Mountain District merges with theheadquartered at Fort Carson. North Plains District, but all modifications The Rocky Mountain District supported the global one health concept, aVeterinary Command realigned under holistic approach to health care that linksWestern Regional Veterinary Command in providers to provide the best patient care.2010, which was inactivated in June, Regardless of the changes, King 1st Sgt. Jason Holcombe, left, and Lt. Col. Ken Despain uncase the colors ofbecoming Public Health Command Region- encouraged Soldiers. the newly formed Public Health Command District-Carson during a Dec. 1West. In January, The Rocky Mountain “Carson is currently setting the trend,” ceremony. Formerly the Rocky Mountain District Veterinary Command, PublicDistrict combines with the North Plains she said. Health Command District-Carson oversees 23 installations in 14 states. Only one kind of auto insurance is earned once, but may be handed down from generation to generation. At USAA, our commitment to serve the financial needs of military members, veterans who have honorably served and their eligible family members is without equal. It’s why we save members $450 a year on average1 when they switch to USAA Auto Insurance. Begin your legacy. Get a quote. | 800-531-3550 Insurance Banking Investments Retirement Advice 1 Average Annual Savings based on countrywide survey of new customers from 10/1/09 to 9/30/10, who reported their prior insurers’ premiums when they switched to USAA. Savings do not apply in MA. Use of the term “member” does not convey any legal, ownership, or eligibility rights for property and casualty insurance products. Ownership rights are limited to eligible policyholders of United Services Automobile Association. The term “honorably served” applies to officers and enlisted personnel who served on active duty, in the Selected Reserve, or National Guard and have a discharge type of “Honorable”. Eligibility may change based on factors such as marital status, rank, or military status. Contact us to update your records. Adult children of USAA members are eligible to purchase auto or property insurance if their eligible parent purchases USAA auto or property insurance. Automobile insurance provided by United Services Automobile Association, USAA Casualty Insurance Company, USAA General Indemnity Company, Garrison Property and Casualty Insurance Company, USAA County Mutual Insurance Company, San Antonio, TX, and is available only to persons eligible for P&C group membership. Each company has sole financial responsibility for its own products. © 2011 USAA. 135384-1211
  • 6 MOUNTAINEER — Dec. 9, 2011 H istory ighlights Dec. 14, 1942 — Fifty Camp Carson Soldiers spend the day cutting and hauling 400 Christmas trees for display on the installation. Dec. 15, 1942 — Camp Carson conducts a successful practice “blackout” to gauge responses to threats. Dec. 25, 1942 — Soldiers of Camp Carson and the 89th Infantry Division celebrate the post’s first Christmas with concerts, dinners, athletics and religious services. Dec. 7, 1943 — Camp Carson personnel pause and reflect on the two-year anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. December 1944 — Colorado Springs and other local communities donate more than 600 gifts for patients at the Camp Carson Convalescent Hospital. Dec. 7, 1945 — Separation Center established for World War II personnel closes after completing 8,854 discharges. Dec. 21, 1950 — Carson Boxing Team captures the Fifth Army Crown for the second consecutive year. Dec. 12, 1952 — Hoping to prevent personal injury and property damage, post engineers release rules and guidelines for Christmas decorations and trees. Dec. 17, 1952 — The latest Soldier Show, Christmas Capers — a Broadway-style review with a Christmas theme — opens at the Mountaineer Theater. Photo by Antonio Francis Dec. 18, 1954 — In the inaugural Pueblo Shrine Bowl, dubbed the “Little Army-Navy Game,” Carson’s football team loses by a touchdown Change of command to Pensacola’s Navy team. Dec. 15, 1956 — Ending a 120-year tradition, Army mules are marched Lt. Col. Gerardo V. Meneses receives the colors of 242nd Explosive Ordnance Battalion, 71st Ordnance into retirement at Fort Carson, soon to be replaced by helicopters. Group (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), from Brig. Gen. Leslie C. Smith, left, commanding general, U.S. December 1958 — Construction of a junior high school and 500 Army 20th Support Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., during a Nov. 30 change of command at Family housing units commences. Founders’ Field. Meneses assumed command of the 242nd EOD during the ceremony, replacing Lt. Col. Dec. 11, 1970 — Following four years of service in Vietnam, the 4th Dean A. Meinert, right. Meneses most recently served as the 71st EOD operation officer and provisional Infantry Division uncases its colors at Fort Carson, replacing the recently headquarters commander during the group’s deployment to Afghanistan. Meinert will now serve as an inactivated 5th Infantry Division. EOD staff officer at U.S. Army Central at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. December 1993 — Fifty-four teams participate in the Fort Carson Christmas Basketball Tournament. (719) 260-0100 A Tacori engagement ring and a diamond from Luisa Graff Jewelers 5901 N. Nevada Avenue Blooming at $3995 - CompleteExit 148. We’re the Big Jewelry Store on the East side of Nevada. LY Always a 10% Military Discount with valid Mil ID Jeff Kahl, DDS C AL ED Derek Kirkham, DDS LO WN BRING IN THIS AD AND WITH THE PURCHASE C Bar in olorad COLORADO SPRINGS Zachary Houser, DMD O OF ENTRÉE/SANDWICH RECEIVE A SECOND PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY Committed to your ts FOR 50% OFF. Little People, Big Smiles children’s oral health! r oS Best Spo MNF Great Giveaways…50 cent Wing Night prings Beverage specials Technology with a Caring Touch Specialized treatment planning for all ages Treatment under conscious sedation and general-anesthesia Free Poker at 7:00 PM... Ladies Night...5PM-close Digital radiography for pinpoint treatment plans and reduced radiation exposure Beverage Specials Parents can stay with children during treatment Specials all Day Most insurance accepted including Military and Medicaid Welcoming New Patients Healthy Smiles (719) 522-0123 Check Us Out: are Beary Special 9480 Briar Village Point, Suite 301 Stadiumbarandgrill StadiumBandG
  • Dec. 9, 2011 — MOUNTAINEER 7Miscellaneous call 526-4563. The 24-hour phone number for • Warfighter (Wilderness Road Complex) — after hours, holidays and weekends is 719-358-3275. Friday, 7-9 a.m. (breakfast), 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.The Central Issue Facility — will be closed for Questions can also be submitted by email to (lunch), no dinner. Closed Saturday-Sunday.its annual 100-percent inventory Dec. 19-23. The Know your rights. Monday-Thursday, 7-9 a.m. (breakfast), 11:30 a.m. toCIF will reopen Dec. 27 with regular business Legal services — provided at the Soldier Readiness 1 p.m. (lunch), no dinner.hours. Emergencies will be handled on an individual Processing site are for Soldiers undergoing the SRP • 10th SFG(A) LaRochelle — Friday, 7-9 a.m.basis. Contact Catherine Martinez at 524-1888 for process. The SRP Legal Office will only provide powers (breakfast), 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (lunch), no dinner.more information. of attorney or notary services to Soldiers processing Closed Saturday-Sunday. Monday-Thursday, 7-9 a.m.The Army Attaché Management Division — is through the SRP. Retirees, Family members and (breakfast), 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (lunch), no dinner.recruiting qualified regular Army noncommissioned Soldiers not in the SRP process can receive legal Central Issue Facility regular business hours —officers, sergeant-sergeant first class, to serve in U.S. assistance and powers of attorney at the main legal are listed below. Call 526-3321 to make appointments.embassies around the world. For more information office located at 1633 Mekong St., building 6222, In-processingor to request an application for Defense Attaché next to the Family Readiness Center. Legal assistance Monday-Thursday from 7:30-10:30 a.m.assignment, contact Master Sgt. Matthew prepares powers of attorney and performs notary Initial issuesTuiasosopo, Army Attaché Management Division, services on a walk-in basis from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday from 12:30-3 202-231-7291 or 301-917-4729 or email Mondays-Wednesdays and Fridays, and from 8:30 Partial a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays. Monday-Thursday from 12:30-3 p.m.Work Management Branch — The DPW Work Cash sales/report of surveyManagement Branch, responsible for processing Briefings Monday-Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 orders — Facilities Engineering Work Requests, Direct exchangeDA Form 4283 — recently changed its hours of Casualty Notification/Assistance Officer training Monday-Thursday from 12:30-3 p.m.operation. The Work Management Branch, located — is held Tuesday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Partial turn insin building 305, will be open for processing work in the Family Readiness Center, building 6237, room Monday-Thursday from 12:30-3 p.m.orders and other in-person support from 7-11:30 a.m. 104. This training is required for all Soldiers asked Full turn insMonday-Friday. Afternoon customer support is by to perform this solemn duty. Per Army Regulation Monday-Thursday from 7:30-10:30 a.m.appointment only, call 526-2900. 600-8-1, this duty is limited to those in the ranks of Unit issues and turn insVeterans Affairs claims and benefits — Veterans sergeant first class to command sergeant major, chief Call 526-5512/6477 for approval.can get assistance through the Veterans Services warrant officer 2-5 and captain and above. No Education Center hours of operation — TheGroup, Wednesday from noon to 3 p.m. for walk-ins reservations are required to attend training. Classes Mountain Post Training and Education Center, buildingand 3:30-4:30 p.m. for appointments. The VSG is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Call Jean 1117, 526-2124, hours are as follows:located at The Retired Enlisted Association Chapter 1 Graves at 526-5613/5614 for more information. • Counselor Support Center — Monday-at 834 Emory Circle in Colorado Springs. For more Disposition Services — Defense Logistics Agency Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Fridays 11 a.m.information call 719-337-0086. Disposition Services Colorado Springs, located in to 4:30 p.m.Recycle incentive program — The Directorate of building 381, conducts orientations Fridays from • Army Learning Center — Monday-Friday 8Public Works has an incentive program to prevent 12:30-3:30 p.m. The orientations discuss DLA a.m. to 6 p.m.recyclable waste from going to the landfill. processes to include turning in excess property, • Defense Activity for Nontraditional EducationParticipating battalions can earn monetary rewards for reutilizing government property, web-based tools Support and Army Personnel Testing — Monday-turning recyclable materials in to the Fort Carson available, special handling of property and environ- Friday 7:30-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-4:30 p.m.Recycle Center, building 155. Points are assigned for mental needs. To schedule an orientation, contact Claims Office hours — are Monday-Friday from 9the pounds of recyclable goods turned in and every Arnaldo Borrerorivera at arnaldo.borrerorivera@ a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. The Claims Office is locatedparticipating battalion receives money quarterly; the for receiving/turn in; Mike Welsh at on the first floor of building 6222, 1633 Mekongtop two battalions receive an additional bonus amount. for reutilization/web tools; or Street. Shipment under Full Replacement ValueCall 526-5898 for more information about the program. Rufus Guillory at claimants must submit Department of Defense FormAudie Murphy Club — The Fort Carson Sergeant Retirement briefings — are held from 8 a.m. to 1840R to the carrier within 75 days. Shipment underAudie Murphy Club meets the third Tuesday of each noon the second and third Wednesday of each month Defense Personal Property Program claimants mustmonth at the Family Connection Center from 11:30 at the Joel Hefley Community Center conference log into the Defense Personal Property System ata.m. to 12:30 p.m. The SAMC is open to all active room, 6800 Prussman Ave. The Retirement Services and report all the items onlinemembers and those interested in becoming future Office recommends spouses accompany Soldiers to within 75 days. Claims must be submitted within nineSAMC members. The club was originally a U.S. the briefing. Call 526-2840 for more information. months directly with carriers to receive full replacementForces Command organization of elite noncommis- Reassignment briefings — are held Tuesdays value for missing and destroyed items. All othersioned officers but is now an Armywide program for for Soldiers heading overseas and Thursdays for claims should be submitted to Fort Carson Claimsindividuals who have met the criteria and have personnel being reassigned stateside. The briefings Office within two years of the date of delivery orproven themselves to be outstanding NCOs through are held in building 1129, Freedom Performing Arts date of incident. Call the Fort Carson Claims Officea board/leadership process. Contact the SAMC Center; sign-in is at 7 a.m. and briefings start at at 526-1355 for more information.president, Staff Sgt. Thomas Witt, at 526-5661 for 7:30 a.m. Soldiers are required to bring Department Medical Activity Correspondence Departmentmore information. of the Army Form 5118, signed by their unit office hours — The Correspondence (Release ofDirectorate of Public Works services — DPW is personnel section, and a pen to complete forms. Information) Office in the Patient Administrationresponsible for a wide variety of services on Fort Call 526-4730/4583 for more information. Division hours are Monday-Wednesday and FridayCarson. Services range from repair and maintenance Army ROTC Green to Gold briefings — are held 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and closed Thursday andof facilities to equipping units with a sweeper and the first and third Tuesday of each month at noon at federal holidays. Call 526-7322 or 526-7284 forcleaning motor pools. Listed below are phone the education center, building 1117, room 120. Call more information.numbers and points of contact for services: University of Colorado-Colorado Springs Army Amnesty turn in — The Fort Carson Amnesty • Facility repair/service orders — Fort Carson ROTC at 262-3475 for more information. Program is intended to ensure the maximum recoverySupport Services service order desk can be reached at ETS briefings — for enlisted personnel are held the of abandoned military ammunition and explosives.526-5345. Use this number for emergencies or first and third Wednesday of each month. Briefing The program provides an opportunity for individualsroutine tasks and for reporting wind damage, sign in begins at 7 a.m. at the Soldier Readiness to turn in ammunition and explosives and remaindamaged traffic signs or other facility damage. Building, building 1042, room 244, on a first-come, anonymous; no documentation is required for item • Refuse/trash and recycling — Call Eric first-served basis. Soldiers must be within 120 days turn in. The amnesty program is not intended toBailey at 719-491-0218 or email eric.e.bailey4.civ of their expiration term of service, but must attend the circumvent normal turn-in procedures. Amnesty when needing trash containers, trash is briefing no later than 30 days prior to their ETS or start ins will not be used as a basis for investigations oroverflowing or emergency service is required. of transition leave. Call 526-2240/8458 for details. prosecutions and are exempt from Army Regulation • Facility custodial services — Call Bryan Special Forces briefings — are held Wednesdays in 190 series investigation requirements. AbandonedDorcey at 526-6670 or email bryan.s.dorcey. building 1340, room 123, from 10-11 a.m. and military A&E, excluding small arms ammunition for service needs or to report noon to 1 p.m. Soldiers must be specialist to staff to .50 caliber, should not be moved by untrainedcomplaints. sergeant from any military occupational specialty, personnel — notify the 764th Explosive Ordnance • Elevator maintenance — Call Bryan Dorcey have a general technical score of at least 107, be a Company, 242nd EOD Battalion, 71st EOD, atat 526-6670 or email U.S. citizen, score 240 or higher on the Army 526-2643. Abandoned A&E found on post may be • Motor pool sludge removal/disposal — Call Physical Fitness Test, and pass a Special Forces turned in to the Ammunition Reclamation Area,Dennis Frost at 526-6997 or email dennis.j.frost. physical. Call 524-1461 or visit the website at located on Butts Road (Route 5) one mile south Butts Army Airfield, Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. • Repair and utility/self-help — Call Gary to 3:30 p.m. Military A&E found outside Fort CarsonGrant at 526-5844 or email gerald.l.grant2.civ Hours of Operation should be reported to local civilian authorities or Use this number to obtain self-help tools military police at 526-2333. Contact the ammunitionand equipment or a motorized sweeper. DFAC hours — Fort Carson dining facilities operate supply point at 526-4381 or quality assurance office • Base operations contracting officer repre- under the following hours: at 526-1795/1892 for more information.sentative — Call Bruce Gronczniak at 526-9262 or • Wolf — Friday, 7-9 a.m. (breakfast), 11:30email for questions a.m. to 1 p.m. (lunch), 5-6:30 p.m. (dinner). BOSS meetingson snow removal, grounds maintenance and contractor Saturday-Sunday, 7:30-9 a.m. (breakfast), 11:30 a.m.response to service orders. to 1 p.m. (lunch), 5-6:30 p.m. (dinner). Monday- are held at 10 a.m. • Portable latrines — Call Jerald Just at 524-0786 Thursday, 7-9 a.m. (breakfast), 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first and thirdor email jerald.j.just.civ@mail.mi to request latrines, (lunch), 5-6:30 p.m. (dinner). Wednesday of eachfor service or to report damaged or overturned latrines. • Stack — Friday, 7-9 a.m. (breakfast), 11:30 a.m. month at the Foxhole.The Fort Carson Trial Defense Service office — is to 1 p.m. (lunch), no dinner. Closed Saturday-Sunday. For information, callable to help Soldiers 24/7 and is located at building Monday-Thursday, 7-9 a.m. (breakfast), 11:30 a.m. to1430, room 240. During duty hours, Soldiers should 1 p.m. (lunch), 5-6:30 p.m. (dinner). 524-BOSS.
  • 8 MOUNTAINEER — Dec. 9, 2011 ‘Mountain Medics’ assume mission Story and photo by 1st Lt. Samantha Gonzalez 115th CSH, Col. Patricia Darnauer, challenged the “Mountain Medics” Task Force Medical Southwest- to build on the tradition of excel- West Public Affairs Officer lence in combat health care in Afghanistan. Col. Donald West, CAMP DWYER, Afghanistan Task Force Medical-Afghanistan — Soldiers of the 10th Combat commander, attended and spoke Support Hospital participated in a highly of 10th CSH, its reputation transition of authority ceremony Nov. and current leadership. 26, unveiling their unit colors and “There is a strong effort to be accepting responsibility for medical part of a team, part of a unit; with care at Camp Dwyer, Afghanistan, the transition complete there is now and throughout Regional Command a sense of ownership and that’s a West and Southwest in Afghanistan. positive thing,” said Capt. Amado Col. Michael Place, 10th CSH Strong, an intensive care unit nurse. commander, charged his Soldiers to The 10th CSH is now providing provide the highest quality medical lifesaving care in the southwest and care while expressing trust and western regions of Afghanistan. confidence in their skills. Currently, 10th CSH works closely The outgoing commander of the with medical professionals from Spain, Bulgaria, Jordan, Denmark Col. Michael Place, commander, 10th and England. Combat Support Hospital, right, and Collectively, they provide unrivaled Command Sgt. Maj. Winston Young health care, hospitalization and forward unveil their unit colors, symbolizing surgical care for more than 40,000 acceptance of responsibility for medical U.S. and coalition forces and the local care in Regional Command West and population in six separate facilities Southwest in Afghanistan. in Afghanistan. 4331 Centennial Blvd. 1813 North Circle Drive Garden of the Gods & Centennial Circle & Constitution 635-2020 632-2020 4319 Integrity Center Point 1130 Lake Plaza Drive NW Corner of Powers & Barnes Lake Ave & Lake Plaza (next to Culvers) 634-2020 578-2020 WWW.ABBAEYECARE.COM Exams as young as 6 months of age Voted #1 Eye Care in Colorado Springs The Independent & The Gazette Ft. Carson 576-5151 Air Force Academy 472-0524 Peterson AFB 574-5252
  • Dec. 9, 2011 — MOUNTAINEER 9Behavioral health on battlefieldA new approach to appointmentsCommentary and photo by meet with an incoming provider, enablingCapt. Cory Gerould units to maintain their combat strength.Brigade psychologist, 2nd Brigade Combat In instances where a Soldier in need isTeam, 4th Infantry Division not collocated with a TBH system, evalua- tions and follow-up services are easily KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — The use coordinated around the unit’s schedule;of tele-behavioral health to conduct consultations supporting both the unit and the Soldier.has significantly increased the ability to provide While there have been a few minorservices to a greater number of Soldiers with growing pains in establishing the TBH2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, systems, the benefits continue to bein a more efficient and timely manner. realized on a regular basis. Health care Additionally, TBH has helped reduce providers have found TBH greatly bridgessome of the challenges that arise in connecting the gap in accessibility and allowsSoldiers with health providers downrange. them to quickly assist commanders in For commanders, determining when a constrained situations. Spc. Jeffery Villar, a behavioral health specialist from CompanySoldier may be in need of behavioral health When a health care provider meets C, 204th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team,services is not always readily ascertainable, with a Soldier via TBH, at the outset of the 4th Infantry Division, speaks with a Soldier from a distantparticularly when a Soldier denies having interaction they make a point to explain location on the tele-behavioral health system located onproblems or is not ready to ask for help. The the nature of the TBH system, including the Forward Operating Base Walton in Kandahar, Afghanistan.thought of taking a Soldier out of the fight for potential limitations in connectivity. Theyseveral days would have a considerable impact also make sure to obtain the Soldier’s consent to facilitating a therapeutic relationship.on the mission, not to mention the logistical proceed with receiving behavioral health services The desert terrain coupled with thechallenge it would place on their platoon. via TBH during the first interaction. decentralized operations made it quite a TBH provides real-time video conferencing Taking the time to do this helps the challenge to move Soldiers or the health careand grants an atmosphere similar to that of face-to- Soldier feel more comfortable and provides an providers to outlying locations, but TBH hasface interactions experienced in a more traditional opportunity to discuss any concerns they might proven to be a reliable and effective platformsetting. As a result, a Soldier doesn’t need to be have with using this system. This further of increasing access to behavioral healthmoved or held back from going on a mission to engages the Soldier in the process and starts providers despite these factors. ASPIRE • BELIEVE • ACHIEVE Kevin Johnson (714) 325-9553 kevin Degrees That Make a Diffe That Difference ference
  • 10 MOUNTAINEER — Dec. 9, 2011 GC release off-limit locations A Nov. 15 memorandum, as a result of Armed Forces Disciplinary Control Board, designated several local areas and establishments off limits to Fort Carson Soldiers. Per the memorandum, all Fort Carson uniformed personnel are prohibited from entering the following areas and establishments within Colorado Springs and surrounding areas: Rental properties owned • 2123 W. Colorado Ave. • 2221 Bison Drive Massage and spa parlors: by Alma Patrick: • 15 S. Twelfth St. • 631 Catalina Drive • Kinja Clinic, 1729 Crest Place • 112 S. Tenth St. • 1104 W. Kiowa St. • 7 W. Clover Circle • Siam’s Oriental Massage Parlor, 1783 B St. • 1003 W. Colorado Ave. • 428 W. Kiowa St. • 2125 Hampton South • Moshi Moshi Spa, 409 Windchime Place • 1124 W. Colorado Ave. • 724 W. Platte Ave. • 1203 Richards Ave. • Oriental Spa Massage, 955 N. Powers Blvd. • 1130 W. Colorado Ave. • 1718 W. Vermijo Ave. • 908 E. Cimarron St. • 1208 W. Colorado Ave. • 1720 W. Vermijo Ave. • Papoose Road Bars and clubs: • 1705 W. Colorado Ave. • 2132 W. Pikes Peak Ave. • 232 S. Main St. • Golden Cue, 2790 Hancock Expressway • 1713 W. Colorado Ave. • 13 N. Twenty-Fifth St. • 418 E. Ohio Ave., Fountain • Sodo’s Nightclub, 527 South Tejon St. • 1715 W. Colorado Ave. • 2812 W. Platte Ave. • 2015 N. Ellicott Highway • Copperhead Road, 3330 North Academy Blvd. U.S. SURPLUS WE SELL: AIR SOFT FOOD INSURANCE MOUNTAIN HOUSE HEADQUARTERS FREEZE DRIED at your Fun Store 2475 S. Academy 574-8993 HOURS: MON-FRI, 9:00AM-5:30PM, SAT 10AM-5PM
  • Dec. 9, 2011 — MOUNTAINEER 11Post celebrates Native American cultureby Kerstin Lopez as National American Indian HeritageMountaineer staff Month. Since then presidents have reiterated that proclamation each year American Indians and their contributions with one of their own, adding Alaskato the United States and the military were Natives to the proclamation.recognized by the Mountain Post community “Since the birth of America, (Americanduring an observance ceremony Nov. 30 Indians and Alaska Natives) haveat the Elkhorn Conference Center. contributed immeasurably to our country Sgt. 1st Class Robert Bryant, 3rd and our heritage, distinguishing themselvesBrigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry as scholars, artists, entrepreneurs andDivision, equal opportunity adviser, said leaders in all aspects of our society. Nativethis month’s observance is important Americans have also served in the Unitedto honor and recognize States Armed Forces withthe contributions honor and distinction,American Indians and defending the securityAlaska Natives have of our nation with theirmade to the nation lives,” President Barackand the Army. Obama stated in this “American Indians year’s proclamation.have been recognized Master Sgt. Bobbyfor their adept skills and Estrada, 4th Inf. Div. seniorknowledge of this land,” equal opportunity adviser,Bryant said. “Hundreds said cultural awarenessof thousands have and mutual understandingserved in the armed of all Soldiers increasesforces from the early mission readiness anddays of the Revolu- that’s why observancestionary War through such as this are vital for thetoday. Native Americans Fort Carson community.are an intricate part of A full-bloodedour communities across Navajo, Carole Yazzie,America as well. But Installation Property Bookhere on Fort Carson, Office manager, said thetoday we have the observance is importantopportunity to say because it’s a time to Photo by Staff Sgt. Wayne Barnettthank you to all honor and recognize Brad Bearsheart, member of the Bearsheart Dancers group, performsNative Americans, Native Americans and a ceremonial dance of the Native American peoples at the observancemilitary and civilian, give people the oppor- Nov. 30.who represent the Photo by Kerstin Lopez tunity to see the morestrength of our nation.” Ella Bearsheart, 11, performs the personal side, such as the The first “American Jingle Dance, also known as a healing language, history, tradi-Indian Day” was dance, for the Fort Carson community tions, art and spiritualitycelebrated in May 1916, during the Native American Heritage that still exist today both FACTSbut the monthlong Month observance Nov. 30. on and off the reservation. Editor’s note: Information gathered from the Bureau of Indianobservance did not “It gives me a chance Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior and the Defense Equalbegin until 74 years later. to honor my family and reflect on my Opportunity Management Institute. Aug. 3, 1990 President George H. background and celebrate all the many The term “Native American” refers to any member ofW. Bush declared the month of November positive aspects of my culture,” Yazzie said. the indigenous peoples of the Western hemisphere. • Currently, there are 565 federally recognized American Indian and Alaska Native tribes and more than 100 state-recognized tribes across the United States. • In World War I, 12,000 American Indians joined the ranks of the armed forces. • 1.9 million American Indians and Alaska Natives live on reservations or other trust lands. • In 1924, the Indian Citizenship Act was enacted, which granted citizenship to all Native Americans born in the United States. • More than 42,000 American Indians — 90 percent of them volunteers — fought in Vietnam. • Native Americans have the highest record of service per capita when compared to other ethnic groups. • The 2010 Census reported the Native American and Alaska Native population was 2.78 million people. • Navajo recruits, also known as “code talkers,” created an undecipherable code during World War II. The code talkers were honored for their defense contributions in 1992. Photo by Staff Sgt. Wayne BarnettThe Bearsheart Dancers perform the Flag Dance in honor of all the past and presentmilitary members during the ceremony Nov. 30 at the Elkhorn Conference Center.
  • 12 MOUNTAINEER — Dec. 9, 2011AFTB celebrates 17 years of serviceby Kerstin Lopez educating Families on Army life and traditions. In has continued to assist Families with courses whichMountaineer staff 1998, a proclamation was signed by Chief of Staff have evolved to accommodate changes in the Army. of the Army Gen. Dennis Reimer and Sgt. Maj. of Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. James A. The Mountain Post community joined in a the Army Richard Kidd to declare Dec. 16 AFTBKilpatrick said the birthday expo was a chance forcelebration of the Army Family Team Building Day, Nugin said. For 17 years, the AFTB Program the community to acknowledge the program’sprogram’s 17 years of service, Nov. 30. achievements over the years. The purpose of the AFTB Expo is to “It’s just another small way of sayingprovide an interactive opportunity to learn Courses offered that Army Community Service is always onwhat AFTB is, and how the program can help Army Family Team Building currently has three their A game every day,” Kilpatrick said.participants expand their Army knowledge, The free event was open to all members main courses:personal growth, self-reliance and leadership of the Fort Carson community and festivitiesskills — all of which contribute to overall • Level I teaches Army knowledge on daily included opportunity drawings, prizes,resilience, said Nathaniel Nugin, Army living, how to read a Leave and Earnings Statement, refreshments and a birthday cake.Community Service Family Enrichment recognizing rank insignia, the chain of command, Knowledgeable team members were alsoProgram manager. service etiquette and more. available to answer questions and share “Living in an age in which everyone seems • Level II works on personal growth and building information on upcoming be waiting for the ‘next new thing,’ the Nugin said the AFTB program is recom-longevity of AFTB is remarkable. Although it relationships. mended for everyone. It benefits the Soldier,is currently being updated, it remains as viable • Level III delves into leadership skills, Family, team and the Army mission by educating,today as it was 17 years ago,” Nugin said. Family readiness groups and volunteering in empowering and creating lifelong friendships. AFTB was founded in 1994 to serve the the community. Call 526-4590 for more information onArmy community by providing free courses the AFTB program. EXPERIENCE A MORE BEAUTIFUL YOU! MILITARY DISCOUNTS Breast Enlargement* INCLUDES: OIL CHANGE & FILTER $26.99 VALUE INCLUDES: OIL CHANGE FILTER $26.99 VALUE SET TIRE PRESSURE SET TIRE PRESSURE TOP OFF WINDSHIELD SOLVENT TOP OFF WINDSHIELD SOLVENT LIFETIME WARRANTY ADD $15 FOR TIRE ROTATION ADD FOR TIRE ROTATION Breast Lift SEMI-METALLIC • Front or Rear Pads or Shoes • Front or Rear Pads or Shoes CERAMIC PADS Most vehicles. Oil Change & Filter Reg. 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  • Dec. 9, 2011 — MOUNTAINEER 13 Santa’s Workshop brings joy this seasonStory and photos by ‘Kerstin Lopez ... to makeMountaineer staff sure Families Countless Soldiers and their have whatFamilies across post will have a they need ... ’merrier holiday season, thanks tothe generosity of Santa’s Workshop. it’s wonderful. Since 2003, the Mountain — Col. Ryan GonsalvesPost spouses’ clubs have assistedFamilies on Fort Carson during the Community members and leadersholiday season to have a joyful and join the Mountain Post Spouses’bountiful Christmas. Club Dec. 2 in a ribbon cutting “The purpose of Santa’s Workshop ceremony to officially openis to help make it possible for every Santa’s Workshop. After theSoldier stationed at Fort Carson to ribbon cutting, the volunteers,provide for his or her children this donors and leaders browsed theholiday season,” said Lilla Newton, various aisles of toys, whichSanta’s Workshop chairperson. will be given out to Soldiers The program benefits active-duty and Families that are havingSoldiers stationed at Fort Carson hardships this holiday season.with children up to 12 years old thatare experiencing a financial hardship, Santa’s Workshop will continue to great program for the Mountain Post. “With the generous contributionsNewton said. Hardships ranged benefit many Families and children “To me, this is the best little gift from our donors and volunteers, wefrom a Family with low income to this year, but we could not do this ever — to make sure Families have have brought in over $20,000 worth ofSoldiers who have recently arrived without the support of the greater what they need … it’s wonderful,” toys and gifts, allowing us to provideto the Mountain Post and their Colorado Springs community,” Gonsalves said. for more than 1,000 Families andfinances haven’t caught up, to Newton said. The Mountain Post Spouses’ Club counting,” Newton said.emergency cases like those who Col. Ryan Gonsalves, deputy collaborated with several local area “Santa’s Workshop is only possiblehave experienced an illness or fire. commanding general for maneuver, businesses such as Dragon and through the continued support of “With continued deployments to 4th Infantry Division, has been Dragoons, Armed Forces Bank, Home the Colorado Springs community. WeIraq and Afghanistan and the strain associated with various Santa’s Depot, Pepsi, the Marine Corps League cannot say ‘thank you’ enough forthis places on so many Families, Workshops for years and said it is a and the Fort Carson Thrift Shop. the community’s generosity.” Take the first step in furthering your career We have your in Information Technology through your GI Bill Education benefits. 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  • 14 MOUNTAINEER — Dec. 9, 2011Holiday gate closures — The following gates will be of Care for servicemembers, veterans and theirclosed in recognition of the upcoming federal holidays: families. The service directory component ofDec. 25-26 and Dec. 31-Jan. 2 Gate 2 and Gate 6 the Network of Care now includes more than 1,500will be closed. Community members should plan to local resources to assist the military community,use the other gates for access to Fort Carson on service providers and others. Visit http://pikespeak.these days. Additionally the Vehicle Registration for more information.Office will be closed Dec. 26 and Jan. 2. New stop sign locations — The intersection ofDrunk and Drugged Driving Campaign — The Coleman and Grove streets has been changed fromDrunk and Drugged Driving (3D) Campaign, a two-way stop to a four-way stop. The additionalconducted by the Fort Carson Army Substance Abuse stop signs are required to address recent changes inProgram and other agencies across Fort Carson, takes traffic conditions in that area. Questions regardingplace through Jan. 8 in order to increase awareness this issue may be directed to Directorate of Publicabout the negative consequences of driving under the Works Traffic Planning and Operations at 526-9267.influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Events include a Share-a-Ride — is a free online car poolbrief at McMahon Auditorium Wednesday, display coordination to and from post, as well as van pooltables at the post exchange and “Lights on for Life,” options, typically for those commuting 30 or morewhich takes place Dec. 16 and encourages community miles to post. Riders are matched based on theirmembers to drive with their lights on if they have origination and destination points, as well as days andbeen affected by a drunk or drugged driver. times of travel. Users specify whether they are offeringAl-Anon meetings — Al-Anon is a 12-Step program a ride, need a ride or if they are interested in sharingfor families and friends of alcoholics (admitted or driving duties. When a “match” is found, usersnot). Meetings take place in the conference room of are notified immediately of rider options, allowingElkhorn Conference Center at 6 p.m. every Monday. them to contact and coordinate ridesharing withinAttendance is free and anyone can attend these minutes. Access the ride-share portal by visitingopen, anonymous meetings. Contact Edith L. at paio/sustainability.html.719-291-0628 for more information. “Give a Buddy a Ride” — is a voluntary programExpress bus sign up — Interest is being assessed for on-post ridesharing. Soldiers, civilians or Familyfor commuter express bus service to Fort Carson members who need a ride wait at one of the designatedfrom Fountain, Powers and Academy boulevards “Give a Buddy a Ride” signs. Drivers willing andand Interstate 25 corridors. Sign up now to indicate able to offer a ride to someone standing at the signinterest. The projected start date for the service is can make on-the-spot arrangements to drive theApril 2012. Fort Carson individuals are needed to help person to their desired destination. Participants aredemonstrate sufficient potential demand for express asked to be prudent and mindful of using the sitescommuter bus service, dedicated to serving Fort in a manner that does not impede traffic flow.Carson commuters with fast and convenient service. Holiday reservations for Special Events CenterFor Soldiers and civilians, this service can be free. Go — Authorized users are able to reserve the Specialto for more information Events Center for holiday functions on a first-come,and to sign up. Call 526-6497 for more information. first-served basis. Reservations must be submittedHighway improvements — The Colorado Department via email to both Bill Reed at Transportation broke ground on the second of three and Ellen Barber at Allphases of safety and capacity improvements along reservation requests must include two possible datesState Highway 115 between Gates 1 and 6. The current and two possible time frames. Until confirmationsphase will provide four through traffic lanes from the are received, dates are not official and subject toedge of the recently completed improvements near cancellation due to mission requirements.Gate 5 to the Rock Creek bridge, located just south of Donated annual leave for Fort Carson civilian at 526-8303 or Army Community Service atGate 6. It will also provide major safety improvements employees — is currently being accepted for the 526-4590 for more the intersection of State Highway 115 and following civilians under the Voluntary Leave Safety briefing — The mandatory recreational safetyWilderness Road, just outside of Gate 6. The project Transfer Program. The employees who have exhausted briefing given by range control prior to purchasinghas a fixed completion date of Dec. 30, 2012. Contact all available leave because of medical emergencies a recreational permit has changed for the month ofRick Orphan at 526-9267 for more information. and are currently accepting leave donations are December. No briefings are scheduled for December.Family housing survey — The 2011 Fort Carson Lorenza Buller-Duran, Civilian Personal Advisory Briefings will begin again in January. Times are theFamily Housing survey is available at https://www. Center; Ann Armstrong, Garrison Resource first and last Wednesday of every month at 6 until Jan. 15. All Management; Michael Patrocky, Space and Missile at Fort Carson Range Control, building 9550.on-post Family housing residents are encouraged to Defense Command; Vanessa Gallegos, Directorate Legal Assistance Office — services are open totake this anonymous survey to help the garrison of Human Resources; Anthony Jackson and Heidi Soldiers, Family members and retirees. Servicescommander work with Balfour Beatty Communities to Parham, Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization include preparation of wills, powers of attorney,ensure our quality of life. For those without computer and Security; Laron Cosley and Tamara Morris, name changes and stepchild adoptions. The officeaccess, call 526-5834 for a hard copy of the survey. Dental Activity; and Crystal Miller, Directorate of also offers counseling and provides advice forTRICARE data breach — Science Applications Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation. To individuals dealing with landlord/tenant, militaryInternational Corporation reported a data breach donate annual leave under VLTP, contact the Garrison administrative, tax, family law and consumer issues,involving personally identifiable and protected health Resource Management Office at 526-1841/1839 or as well as counsel and representation of Soldiersinformation impacting an estimated 4.9 million to obtain form going through medical and physical evaluationmilitary clinic and hospital patients. The information OMP-630A, “Request to Donate Annual Leave,” boards. The office is open from 8:30-11:30 a.m. andwas contained on backup tapes from an electronic or the OMP-630B for an outside agency. 12:30-4 p.m., Monday-Friday. Schedule appointmentshealth care record used in the military health system Seeking speakers — The Fort Carson Public by calling the last duty day of the week, at 9 capture patient data from 1992 through Sept. 7 Affairs Office is seeking Soldiers, Family members Sign-ups for walk-in appointments are availableand may include Social Security numbers, addresses and civilians from Fort Carson to speak about their Monday and Thursday beginning at 11:30 a.m.and phone numbers, and some personal health work, training and varied experiences to public The Legal Assistance Office offers a divorce anddata such as clinical notes, laboratory tests and organizations throughout the Pikes Peak region. separation video briefing followed by a generalprescriptions. There is no financial data, such as credit Speakers must be well-qualified professionals who question-and-answer session Monday and Wednesdaycard or bank account information, on the backup know how to capture and maintain an audience’s at 9:30 a.m. and Thursday at 2 p.m. Attorneystapes. The risk of harm to patients is judged to be attention for 20-30 minutes. Speakers should be cannot represent clients in divorce proceedings inlow despite the data elements involved. Anyone who comfortable speaking to businesses, professional court, however, a referral list of private attorneyssuspects that they were impacted by this incident is organizations, community leaders, civic groups and is available. Call 526-5572/5573 for information.urged to take steps to protect his personal information schools. Contact Samantha Koss at 526-5996 Nutrition counseling and classes — The Evans Armyand should visit the Federal Trade Commission at or Community Hospital Nutrition Care Division offers Yard sales — can be held on post the first and third nutrition counseling on a healthy diet, weight loss orconsumers/defend.html or call 855-366-0140. Saturdays of the month through December. Post gain, high cholesterol, hypertension, diabetes, sportsArmy Substance Abuse Program moved — to residents set up their items in front of their homes. nutrition and other nutrition-related diseases orbuilding 1351 on Pershing Drive. Call 526-8529 Single Soldiers and Families who reside off post illnesses. Nutrition classes include heart-healthy/lipid,for more information. can set up in the building 5510 parking lot. Yard weight loss, pregnancy nutrition, commissary2-1-1 data expands to two counties — The Pikes sales are organized and conducted by the Installation tour/healthy shopping and sports nutrition. To schedulePeak Area Council of Governments has partnered Mayoral Program, the Directorate of Public Works an appointment, call the TRICARE appointmentwith Pikes Peak United Way to include 2-1-1 data Housing Liaison Office and the Balfour Beatty line at 719-457-2273. To register for a class, callfor El Paso and Teller counties in the Network Family Housing Office. Call the Mayoral Program the Nutrition Care Division at 526-7290.
  • Dec. 9, 2011 — MOUNTAINEER 15Web option helps patients avoid waitingby Stacy Neumann In September, Maj. Jacob Smith, in having to wait for hours,” said Electronic requests must be pickedFort Carson Medical Department Patient Administration Division chief, Smith. “This is good for both patient up in person so technicians can verifyActivity Public Affairs began considering the idea of allowing and staff.” the identity of the beneficiary. patients to submit requests for medical Request for Information Regardless of how the request The Patient Administration record information online. After correspondence supervisor Chandra is submitted, beneficiaries will beDivision at Evans Army Community working with the hospital’s Information Welch agrees. notified once their copies are ready.Hospital now offers an online option Management Division, the program “This allows us to get responses Regulations allow the technicians upfor beneficiaries to request medical became a reality in October. to patients more quickly,” Welch to 30 days to process the paperwork.record information. In the past, beneficiaries had to said. “It gives them choices.” Beneficiaries can make requests visit the Correspondence/Request Patients can still choose to fill The instructions andthrough the division’s website for for Information area to fill out a out their forms and file them in request form for medicalcopies of anything from vaccine form and meet with a technician to person. The area has new kiosks records can be found atdocumentation to scans for referral identify what was needed from their where beneficiaries can process http://www.evans.amedd.visits. The division’s four technicians records. The process could take up their requests. Those who file the a minimum of 600 requests to two hours. paperwork in person can choose to Medical%20Recordsper month. In June, they dispatched “The intent was to reduce patient either pick up their results or have %20Branch.htm1,520 medical record inquiries. waiting time. There’s no value added them mailed. PUBLIC & DEALER AUTO AUCTION 200 TO 300 UNITS 1ST and 3rd Saturday of every month: 905 South Santa Fe, Fountain, CO 2nd Saturday of every month: 2751 North Pueblo Blvd., Pueblo, CO Go to: Or call: 719-547-3586 or 719-382-5151 SUNDAY SERVICES Circle Drive 9:00 a.m. Bible study for all ages Baptist Church 10:15 a.m. Worship (preschool/nursery provided) 801 N. Circle Drive 10:15 a.m. Children’s Church Colo. Spgs., CO. 80909 (1st-4th grade) 5:00 p.m. AWANA (starts Sept. 7) 719.596.4461 6:00 p.m. Worship (preschool/nursery provided) Dr. Mike Routt 6:00 p.m. Student Connections (6th thru 12th grade) Lead Pastor
  • 16 MOUNTAINEER — Dec. 9, 2011Procrastination leads to bigger issuesCommentary by Chap. (Capt.) Joe Moffitt We will pretend that I have papers scattered all six months, chances are I will never miss them.U.S. Army Garrison Fort Carson over the place — on my desk, on my cabinet, The temporary measure gave me enough on my book shelf, under my desk. Since I am time to find a permanent solution to the problem We all use temporary measures at times. so busy at this moment that I can’t look of papers scattered around my office. Temporary A temporary measure is a way to deal with through the papers, I just put them in one neat measures can be good and helpful, but there arean issue or a problem temporarily, with the idea of pile and place them out of sight with the plan some areas in our lives where we can’t affordgetting back to it when you either have the time to go through them in a few days. to use temporary give it your full attention, the money to fix it Fast forward about six months; I am looking I’ve learned that in the area of relationships,correctly or the energy to take care of it properly. for something to snack on when I discover this temporary measures don’t work very well,Until then, you provide a temporary fix. pile of papers. I have a faint memory of placing especially when the relationship is with your I am an expert on temporary measures. With all them there, but I currently don’t have the energy spouse. For some reason, issues tend to festerof my experience, I have learned to make temporary to go through them because of all the hard, and sometime later they re-emerge. A temporarymeasures last until the temporary becomes hard, hard work and long, long, long hours I measure caused more problems than it fixed. Ipermanent or at least until I can have been putting in. am constantly stubbing my toe on past temporaryeasily bridge the gap between After a moment of thought, measures in my marriage and they are painful.temporary and permanent. For example, let us say thatI look around my office andnotice the need for it to betidied up since my boss mightbe coming by. Remember this is ‘ (Temporary measures) usually lead to a lack of growth, stagnancy I come up with a permanent solution to remedy the temporary measure that I used six months before. The permanent solution: I toss the whole stack of papers in the Another area is spirituality. As a Christian, my spirituality is rooted in my relationship with God. Temporary measures don’t work very well here, either. They usually lead to a lack of growth, stagnancy and shallowness. How many angels can fit on the head of a pin?all hyperbole; my office wouldnever really need to be tidied. and shallowness. ’ recycling bin. If I haven’t missed any of these papers in the last Where are you using temporary measures and where do you need some permanent fixes in your life?Living Nativity is held from 6-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday at Soldiers’ Memorial Chapel. Call Chapel Schedule526-5744 for more information. ROMAN CATHOLIC Day Time Service Chapel Location Contact Person Saturday 5 p.m. Mass Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Cecilia Croft/526-5769Parish Christmas Party is held Saturday at Sunday 8:15-8:45 a.m. Reconciliation Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Cecilia Croft/526-57697 p.m. at Soldiers’ Memorial Chapel. Call Sunday 9:15 a.m. Mass Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Cecilia Croft/526-5769 Sunday 10:30 a.m. CRE Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Pat Treacy/524-2458526-5679 for more information. Sunday 10:30 a.m. RCIA Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Pat Treacy/524-2458 Sunday 11 a.m. Mass Healer Evans Army Hospital Fr. Nwatawali/526-7347 Mon-Fri 11:45 a.m. Mass Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Cecilia Croft/526-5769A Christmas musical is held Sunday at Mon-Thurs noon Mass Healer Evans Army Hospital Fr. Nwatawali/526-734711 a.m. at Prussman Chapel. Call 526-8278 PROTESTANT Friday 4:30 p.m. Intercessory prayer, Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Chap. Stuart/524-4316for more information. Bible Study Sunday 9 a.m. Protestant Healer Evans Army Hospital Chap. Gee/526-7386 Sunday 9 a.m. Liturgical Service Provider Barkeley & Ellis Chap. Landon/526-2803Protestant Women of the Chapel meets Tuesday Sunday 9:15 a.m. Sunday School Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Heidi McAllister/526-5744 Sunday 9:30 a.m. Sunday School Prussman Barkeley & Prussman Heidi McAllister/526-5744from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Soldiers’ Memorial Sunday 10:50 a.m. Protestant Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Chap. Stuart/524-4316 Sunday 11 a.m. Protestant/Gospel Prussman Barkeley & Prussman Ursula Pittman/503-1104Chapel. Free child care is available. Email Sunday 10 a.m. Chapel Next Veterans Magrath & Titus Chap. Palmer/ or visit PWOC Fort Carson Sunday 2:30-4:30p.m. Youth ministry Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Heidi McAllister/526-5744 Sunday 5 p.m. Protestant Fellowship Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Chap. Black/524-1822on Facebook for more information. Tuesday 9:30 a.m. PWOC Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Chap. Stuart/524-4316Catholic Religious Education registration is JEWISH For information and a schedule of Jewish Sabbath services, call the U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel at 333-2636.under way for the religious education year, which WICCAruns through May 6 for children age 4 through Sunday 2 p.m. Provider Chapel, Building 1350, Barkeley and Ellis ftcarsonopencircle@gmail.comhigh school students. Email patricia.treacy@us. White Mountain Warriors Lodge White Mountain Warriors Lodge ceremonies (He Ska Akicita Inipi) are offered to military, Family members and Department of Defense personnel. These to obtain a registration form. Classes are traditional Lakota spiritual ceremonies for cleansing, purification and prayer, and are fully sanctioned and supported by the Fort Carson command chaplain. Michael Hackwith is the spiritual adviser. For information and directions call Hackwith or Wendy Chunn-Hackwith at 285-5240 or held Sundays from 10:30-11:50 a.m. atSoldiers’ Memorial Chapel. Adult Bible studyand classes for adults seeking to join the CatholicChurch are also held during religious education.Community Prayer Lunch is held the third Thursday of Memorial Chapel. Call 719-266-0283 or 719-649-1671 for Daily Bible readings: To assist in regular Scriptureeach month at 11:30 a.m. at Soldiers’ Memorial Chapel. more information. reading, the following Scriptures are recommended.Lunch is provided; bring side dishes, salads or desserts. These Scriptures are part Jewish Lunch and Learn with Chap. (Maj.) Howard of the common daily lectionary, which isDeployed Spouses Group meets for fellowship, food Fields takes place Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. at designed to present theand spiritual guidance Wednesday at 5 p.m. at Provider Chapel. For more information, call 526-8263. entire Bible over a three-year cycle.Soldiers’ Memorial Chapel Fellowship Hall. Children Friday — Psalms 131 &are welcome to attend. Call Cecilia Croft at 526-5769 Bible Bistro: biweekly cookout and Bible study Tuesday Zephaniahfor more information. at Veterans Chapel. Enjoy food and fellowship from Saturday — Psalms 132 & 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. For more information call Chap. HaggaiProtestant Fellowship Service is Sunday from 5-7 p.m. at (Maj.) Glenn Palmer at 526-3888. Sunday — Psalms 133 & Zechariah 1-5Soldiers’ Memorial Chapel. Meal and child care are provided. Monday — Psalms 134 & Heartbeat, a new support group for battle buddies, Zechariah 6-10Spanish Bible study meets at Soldiers’ Memorial Family members and friends, meets the second Tuesday Tuesday — Psalms 135 & ZechariahChapel Tuesday at 6 p.m. Contact Staff Sgt. Jose Varga at of each month from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Fallen Heroes 11-14719-287-2016 for more information. Family Center, building 6215, 6990 Mekong St. The Wednesday — Psalms 136 group is open to members of all branches of service. & Malachai Thursday — Psalms 137 &Latter Day Saints Soldiers: Weekly Institute Class Contact Richard Stites at 719-598-6576 or Cheryl Sims Matthew 1-2(Bible study) is held Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Soldiers’ at 719-304-9815 for more information.
  • 18 MOUNTAINEER — Dec. 9, 2011Vocalist to compete in Armywide competitionStory and photo by over and over … I think I even warped Competition. At that time her husband, members and Soldiers from aroundSamantha B. Koss two of them.” Sgt. Porsirio Herrera, 1st Brigade the world to battle in the Army’sSpecial to the Mountaineer Herreras’ dedication to singing Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, premier vocal competition. The top continued through her adult life with was deployed to Afghanistan and her finalists will need audience votes Fort Carson Operation Rising voice lessons and singing competitions. daughter, Isabela, now 8, had recently to help advance them to each roundStar winner Varinia Herrera couldn’t In 2010, Herrera placed second in undergone a liver transplant. of the competition.believe she was one of 12 competitors the Fort Carson Operation Rising Star “Just getting to sing on stage was Competitions will air Sunday,selected for the Armywide a huge release for me,” Tuesday, Thursday and Dec. 17 on theRising Star competition that she said. “I literally Pentagon Channel and the Operationbegins Saturday at Fort Sam went to the competition Rising Star website, http://www.Houston, Texas. from the hospital and Herrera’s supporters “I was so surprised when headed straight back can vote for her online after eachI received the phone call,” afterward to be with show and the votes will count forsaid Herrera, Family member my daughter.” 50 percent of her final score withwho won the Fort Carson This year, her the other half coming from judges.Operation Rising Star daughter is healthy “They told us to keep in shapecompetition in September. and her husband is vocally because we will be singing“I didn’t think I would be back from deployment. six-eight hours a day during rehearsal,”picked, considering all the “For me, this is Herrera said. Each contestant willvocalists who competed on kind of like a reality receive suggestions to improve hisposts around the world.” check … seeing how talent before performing 90-seconds Herrera has been singing far my Family and I of a song in the school and at church since have come,” Herrera “It is scary knowing you have onlyshe was in fourth grade, said. “Just to be picked 90 seconds to show your vocal quality,”training herself by listening to as one of the final she said. “I’m excited and nervous,her parents’ vinyl records. 12 is an amazing but still, I’m just so happy to have this “I like to say Steve Perry experience to have opportunity … it is amazing.”taught me how to sing,” she put in front of me.” The winner will fly to Lossaid about the lead vocalist Herrera traveled Angeles to record a three-songfrom the band “Journey.” Fort Carson Operation Rising Star winner, Varinia Herrera, sings Sunday to Fort Sam CD and will receive $1,000. Fans “I used to sit in front of holiday songs during the Holiday Village Dec. 1 at the Special Events Houston where she of Herrera can follow her onour record player singing Center three days before traveling to Fort Sam Houston, Texas, to began rehearsing facebook at http://www.facebook.along to my Journey albums compete in the Armywide Operation Rising Star Competition. with the other Family com/#!/vh.oprisingstar.
  • Dec. 9, 2011 — MOUNTAINEER 19DPW tackles snow, iceby Terry Hagen ❄ Snow removal of facility sidewalks, steps, Directorate of Public Works at 491-8603 to requestDirectorate of Public Works handicap ramps, etc., is the responsibility of de-icing product for a specific area. A minimum facility occupants. amount of product may be applied to aid in traction, Fort Carson snow removal response falls When snow begins falling during night hours, not necessarily to clear the road of ice.under the Directorate of Public Works operations the contractor responds in the early morning hours The FCSS contractor does not perform snowand maintenance contractor, Fort Carson so emergency snow routes are as safe as possible for removal or de-icing in the housing areas; this isSupport Services. people to travel on post. Once the road conditions the responsibility of Fort Carson Family Housing. The contractor is responsible for ensuring the safe are evaluated, Fort Carson Support Services notifies Questions on housing snow removal should bemovement of traffic on the installation, which includes the Fort Carson Operations Center of the conditions directed to the housing leasing office at 576-1606the following processes during winter storm events: and proceeds with its snow response. or work order desk at 579-1605. If snowfall starts during a❄ Road conditions are evaluated based on the rate normal workday, road and ground of snowfall, ambient temperature, road surface crews respond to keep emergency temperature, weather forecast and moisture snow route road conditions as safe content of the snow. as possible to get post employees❄ The contractor applies a minimum amount of off post and notify the FCOC of de-icing product only to gates, hills, curves and road conditions. The crews may intersections on the marked emergency snow discontinue services after 6 p.m., routes, as necessary. but will start again in the early❄ Marked emergency snow routes are not plowed morning so emergency snow routes until snow depth reaches three inches. are as safe as possible for people❄ Snow removal activities remain in effect and to get on post again. However, if unchanged from last year at the Warrior Transition FCSS employees determines the Battalion Barracks (buildings 1043 and 1046), child storm is significant, they will work development centers and chapels on Sundays. as long as necessary to keep emer-❄ Snow removal is performed at the runway, taxiways gency snow routes open for vehicle and aircraft ramps at Butts Army Airfield by the traffic and provide road condition 52nd Engineer Battalion if needed by mission updates to the FCOC as necessary. requirements at the end of the storm. In the event drivers feel de-icing❄ The contractor removes snow and ice from material needs to be applied to an sidewalks in designated areas (chapels, CDCs, intersection not identified on the etc.) and main connecting sidewalks when snow emergency snow route, they should depth reaches 3 inches. call FCSS at 896-6360 or the Photo courtesy of KIRAh 1 0 Come See What’s in Store for you! Over 300 Vendors in Colorado’s Largest Antique Mall A COMMUNITY Go Vintage! OF CONNECTIONS Fine China In today’s competitive marketplace, connections Antiques & & can be one of the differences between success Collectibles Glassware and standing still. students and businesses Figurines Holiday & Gift Ideas from * as well as books and fees waived Holidays past! Decorations Dolls You’re sure to find Schedule an Appointment with Tim Dutter the perfect gift for Jewelry that special someone. 888.266.1555 Art On Campus. Online. Anywhere. Anytime. Colorado Springs: 4435 N. Chestnut St. | Colorado Springs, CO 80907 Music Home gs Furnishin *Military tuition rate applicable for Associate and Bachelor’s degrees only. *Not all credits eligible to transfer. See the University’s catalog regarding CTU’s transfer credit policies. 1815 N. Academy Blvd., Colorado Springs, 80909 Colorado Technical University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and Colorado TechnicalNorth Central accredited by the South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois a member of the University is Association (230 Higher Learning Commission and a member of Holiday Hours: 60604-1411) Programs vary by campus and degree level. CTU cannot guarantee the North Central Association (30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504) graduation rates, student financial obligations does not employment or salary. Find disclosures Programs vary by campus and degree level. CTU Mon -Sat 10-7 / Sun 10-6 and more at 88-27970 167455 07/11 guarantee employment or salary. CEC2380542 131-25538 09/10 719-596-8585
  • 20 MOUNTAINEER — Dec. 9, 2011 Dec. 9, 2011 — MOUNTAINEER 21 Frosty the Snowman greets children entering Holiday Village at the Holiday Village Special Events Center. rings in season Story and photos by Samantha B. Koss Special to the Mountaineer The holiday season kicked off on Fort Carson Dec. 1 with the opening of the annual Holiday Village. Hundreds of twinkling Christmas trees, including a 22-foot tree, adorned the Special Events Center Dec. 1-Sunday of Family holiday entertainment. “Tonight marks the beginning of the holiday season,” said Col. Robert F. McLaughlin, garrison commander. “This event means so much to us, as a Family, as we enter the month of December.” The lights dimmed before McLaughlin flipped a switch, illuminating the room with Christmas lights from the festive decorations throughout the event center. “Our hope is for all of you to have a peaceful holiday season,” McLaughlin said. “And for those who have loved ones deployed, they will be in our prayers as we celebrate the holiday season.” From the back of the room came a deep, resonating “Ho-ho-ho” when Santa Claus arrived. For the next four days Santa took pictures with children and made sure their Christmas wishes were added to his list. This is the 11th year that Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation has organized Holiday Village. Greyson Hackbarth, 3, meets Santa’s wife and her hand “The event was designed, built and operated by many people from DFMWR with puppet at Holiday Village Dec. 3. representatives from Child, Youth and School Services, recreation, business and (nonappropriated fund) support divisions,” said Ann Edinger, DFMWR events and entertainment chief. “MWR begins planning six to eight months out … it is always a fun challenge to give (Holiday Village) a different look every year.” More than 4,000 people attended the event to celebrate the holiday season with their loved ones. For some, like the Prine Family, this holiday season is notably special. “This year is the first (time in three years) I’ll have both my husband and son home for Christmas,” said Roxanna Prine, whose husband, Staff Sgt. Brian Prine, is assigned to Medical Department Activity, and their son, Spc. Matthew Prine, is assigned to 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Keith Kopec, 5, tells Santa what he wants for Christmas at the Special Events “My son got stationed here three years ago with his father, and since Center during Holiday Village Dec. 2. then, they have been on alternating deployments … it’ll be nice to finally have them both home for the holidays,” Roxanne Prine said, while coloring at the arts and craft stations with her granddaughter, Caron Prine, 3. “We are very impressed with the event,” Roxanne said. “The decorations are amazing … everything looks great.” Along with the abundant decorations, the event showcased holiday music from the Mountainside and Patriot elementary school choirs, Prussman Adult and Youth Gospel Choir, CYSS SKIES Dance Group and the Ivy Division Band. Representatives from Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers dressed in costumes as Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman and as elves. Children posed for pictures with the holiday characters along with the traditional pictures with Santa. “The Santa here is so much better than the ones at the mall,” said Ashley Kopec, wife of Sgt. Keith Kopec, 4th BCT, 4th Inf. Div. “The lines are shorter here, too … we’d much rather come here to enjoy the holiday festivities.” Between taking photos with Santa and gliding on the 20 foot by 40 foot ice-skating rink, Families rotated stations in mock village houses outlined with lights, ornaments and garland, to make cell phone charms, get their face painted and to construct arts and crafts projects. “There are a lot of great activities to pick from,” said retired Sgt. 1st Class David Coney, who brought his grandson, Arnahd, 4, to the event. “We come everyStudents of Patriot Elementary School sing holiday songs during Holiday Village at the Special Events Center Dec. 2. year for the holidays … it is always such a nice event.”Layout by Jeanne Mazerall Children color in the arts and craft areas of Holiday Village Dec. 3.
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  • 24 MOUNTAINEER — Dec. 9, 2011 Lady A strikes chord More than 500 Soldiers, Family members and civilians were on hand for Grammy Award winning country music artists Lady Antebellum’s autograph session held at the post exchange Dec. 1. Some of the attendees had been in line since 8 a.m. for the 1 p.m. event. Photo by Staff Sgt. Wayne Barnett Unlimited delight. Get Unlimited text, web and calling to any mobile in America, all while you’re on the Sprint network. It’s included in Everything Data Plans. You Name It... We Got It! Support the wonderful businesses & services that adorn the pages of the Mountaineer. Special offers for employees of US Armed Forces, Contractors and Retirees Everything Data Plan $ 69. 49 Price after discount. Reg. $79.99/mo.add-on) Everythinga Data PlanAgreement. ($69.99 450 + nondiscountable $10 Premium Data Requires two-year Visit a Sprint Store /mo. Other monthly charges apply. See below.** **Monthly charges exclude taxes, Sprint Surcharges [incl. USF charge of up to 15.3% (varies quarterly), Administrative Charge (up to $1.99/line/mo.), Regulatory Charge ($0.40/line/mo.) and state/local fees (approx. 5%-20%)]. Sprint Surcharges are not taxes or gov’t-required charges and are subject to change. Details: May require up to a $36 activation fee/line, credit approval, deposit. Up to $350/line early termination fee (ETF) for advanced devices and up to $200 ETF/line for other devices (no ETF for Agreements cancelled in compliance with Sprint’s Return Policy). Everything Data: Offer ends 1/7/12. Talk Plan: Includes 450 Anytime Min./month. Add’l Anytime Min.: Up to $0.45/min. Nights: Mon-Thurs. 7pm-7am; Wknds: Fri. 7pm-Mon. 7am. Partial min. charged as full min. Requires $10 Premium Data add-on for smartphones. Any Mobile, AnytimeSM: Applies when directly dialing/receiving standard voice calls between domestic wireless numbers as determined when the call is placed using independent third-party and Sprint databases. Standard roaming rates/restrictions apply. Only available with select Sprint plans and while on the Nationwide Sprint or Nextel® National Networks (excludes calls to voicemail, 411 and other indirect methods). Messaging: Includes text, picture and video for domestic messages sent or received. International messages sent or received from the U.S. are $0.20/msg and from outside the U.S. are $0.50/msg. SMS voice messages may incur an additional data charge of $0.03/KB. Data: Premium content/downloads (games, ringers, songs, certain channels, etc.) are add’l charge. Text to 3rd parties to participate in promotions or other may result in add’l charges. Sprint TV® includes select channels. For full Sprint TV lineup, visit Content and channel lineup subject to change. GPS reliability varies by environment. International services are not included. Email includes use of Sprint Mobile Email, Microsoft Direct Push technology via Active Sync™, Versamail, IBM Lotus Notes Traveler® or BlackBerry® Internet Service (BIS). Voice/Data Usage Limitation: Sprint reserves the right, without notice, to deny, terminate, modify, disconnect or suspend service if off-network usage in a month exceeds: (1) voice: 800 min. or a majority of minutes; or (2) data: 300 megabytes or a majority of kilobytes. Prohibited network use rules apply. As advertised, and notwithstanding those restrictions, engaging in such uses will not result in throttling (limiting data throughput speeds) for customers on unlimited data-included plans fo phones, but could result in other adverse action. See in-store materials or for specific prohibited uses. Direct Connect®: Nextel and PowerSource™ devices operate on the Nextel National Network. Sprint devices operate within certain EVDO Rev A coverage areas on the Sprint 3G network. Group Connect®: Group Connect (21 max. participants) currently operates between parties on the same push-to-talk network platform. International Direct ConnectSM not included. Individual-Liable Discount: Available only to eligible employees of the company or organization participating in the discount program. May be subject to change according to the company’s agreement with Sprint. Available upon request on select plans and only for eligible lines. Discount applies to monthly service charges only. No discounts apply to add-ons $29.99 or below. Other Terms: Nationwide Sprint Network reaches over 278 million people. The Sprint 3G network (including roaming) reaches over 282 million people. Coverage not available everywhere. Not combinable with other discounts. Other restrictions apply. See store or for details. ©2011 Sprint. All rights reserved. Sprint and the logo are trademarks of Sprint. Other marks are the properties of their respective owners. N115B02
  • Dec. 9, 2011 — MOUNTAINEER 25 Police blotter The following crimes were committed on the Fort Carson installation Nov. 1-30.AWOL or desertion crimes 4 – servicemembers were cited for traffic 1 – servicemember was cited for drunk 2 – servicemembers were cited for desertion. accidents, injury or destruction of property. and disorderly conduct.15 – servicemembers were cited for AWOL. 27 – servicemembers were cited for 1 – servicemember was cited for traffic violations. underage drinking.Motor vehicle crimes 5 – civilians were cited for traffic violations. 2 – civilians were cited for underage drinking. 1 – servicemember was cited for careless 2 – servicemembers were cited for use or reckless driving. Drug and alcohol crimes of other drugs. 1 – civilian was cited for careless or (not including motor vehicles) reckless driving. 11 – servicemembers were cited for controlled Miscellaneous crimes 8 – servicemembers were cited for DUI, substance violations, marijuana or 13 – servicemembers were cited for assault DWAI, DUID or excessive alcohol content. paraphernalia. or menacing. 5 – civilians were cited for DUI, DWAI, DUID 9 – civilians were cited for controlled substance 4 – civilians were cited for assault or excessive alcohol content. violations, marijuana or paraphernalia. or menacing.12 – servicemembers were cited for traffic 9 – servicemembers were cited for 2 – servicemembers were cited for accidents, damage to government or controlled substance violations, harassment. private property. synthetic cannibanoids. 5 – civilians were cited for harassment. 5 – civilians were cited for traffic accidents, 1 – servicemember was cited for 11 – servicemembers were cited for damage to government or private property. open container. spouse abuse or domestic violence. 4 – civilians were cited for domestic violence. 1 – servicemember was cited for discharging weapon or failing to obey, weapons. 2 – servicemembers were cited for false official statement. 5 – servicemembers were cited for larceny, housebreaking or shoplifting. 6 – civilians were cited for larceny, theft or shoplifting. 4 – servicemembers were cited for wrongful destruction or criminal mischief. 7 – civilians were cited for burglary, criminal trespass or unlawful entry. 2 – civilians were cited for wrongful damaging or criminal mischief. 9 – civilians were cited for other crimes. 4 – servicemembers were cited for other crimes. $ China Doll Restaurant 25 ADJUSTMENTS (for established patients - active duty and immediate family. Retirees = $32, kids under 16 = 1/2 adult price, when a parent is also a patient) PIKES PEAK OPRY and RONNIE COOK $All You Can Eat Lunch Buffet 10% Discount with coupon Mon-Fri (11am-2pm) 49 NEW PATIENT SPECIAL (Includes Consultation, Exam, X-rays if needed, Adjustment, &Therapies) [Former Flying W Wrangler] Country Christmas Presents (Delivery, Carryout, Dine-In and Buffet) Bring inWe Deliver To Ft. Carson and we are just minutes away from the Post! this ad for Music Show & Texas *FREE Delivery - 4 Mile Radius (Minimum $15 Order) an extra $5 OFF* BBQ Dinner Open 7 Days a Week *New patients only December 17,2011 KOA 8100 Bandley Dr. Exit 132 I-25 579-8822 or 579-8833 HWY 115 3629 Star Ranch Rd. In the Safeway Shopping Center at S. Academy and Reservations Required Ft. Carson Main Gate Hours: Mon-Thurs 11am-9:30pm Hwy 115/S. Nevada – behind BlockBuster Call 719-683-7865 Friday 11am-10pm Saturday 12 noon -10pm 268-0708 Sunday 4pm -9pm $2.00 MILITARY DISCOUNT
  • 26 MOUNTAINEER — Dec. 9, 2011 EPA provides waste reduction tipsDirectorate of Public Works • Wrap gifts in recycled or reused spices such as cinnamon and cloves. batteries reduce the amount of wrapping paper or funny papers. Give • Bake cookies and other goodies potentially harmful materials thrown It is easy to get buried, literally, in gifts that require little packaging, such and package them in reusable or away and save money in the long run.the cards, ribbons, bows and wrapping as concert tickets or gift certificates. recyclable containers as gifts. • Consider the durability of apaper that are part of the holiday season. • Send recycled-content greeting • To help prevent waste from cutting product before buying gifts. Cheaper, The following waste reduction cards to reduce the amount of virgin down and disposing of live trees, buy less durable items often wear out quicklytips from the U.S. Environmental paper used during the a potted tree and plant and cost more money for replacement.Protection Agency are provided to keep holidays and recycle any it after holidays. • When buying gifts, checkthe Fort Carson net zero momentum paper cards received. • Approximately 33 product labels to determine angoing and help everyone celebrate in a Electronic greeting cards million live Christmas item’s recyclability and whether itmore environmentally-conscious way. help reduce paper waste. trees are sold in North is made from recycled materials. • For parties, set the table with • Have a “create- America every year. After Buying recycled encouragescloth napkins and reusable dishes, your-own-decorations” the holidays, look for manufacturers to make more recycled-glasses and silverware. Consider party. Invite family and friends to use ways to recycle natural trees instead content products available.renting formal tableware if rarely holiday decorations such as ornaments of sending them to a landfill. • After holiday festivities, putused. Save and reuse party hats, made from old greeting cards or • About 40 percent of all battery leftovers in recyclable containers anddecorations and favors. cookie dough, garlands made from sales occur during the holiday share with family, friends or others. • Show guests where to put strung popcorn or cranberries, wreaths season. Buy rechargeable batteries to Donate whole, untouched leftoversrecyclables such as aluminum, glass made from artificial greens and flowers accompany gifts and consider giving a from parties to a local food bankand plastic beverage containers. and potpourri made from kitchen battery charger as well. Rechargeable or homeless shelter. BE MORE THAN A BUSINESS OWNER. BE AN INFLUENTIAL BUSINESS OWNER. > Success is sweet. Success with influence you can better learn from expert practitioner is sweeter. Just ask a small business owner faculty and network with other adult who took her Regis MBA degree and started a professionals. You will gain the perspective and bakeshop that influenced a neighborhood. skills necessary to lead with fiscal prudence, act with social responsibility, and create solutions Regis University’s School of Management that will move your company forward. And does more than prepare the adult learner for you’ll learn to be influential—whether it’s a successful career in business. It also teaches through corporations or cupcakes. Experience a rigorous core curriculum that provides the the power of influence. critical thinking and problem-solving skills you need to positively change the lives of those around you. A Regis MBA incorporates sustainable manage- BE INFLUENTIAL. ment concepts and practices as applied to real- life situations. Our class sizes are smaller so COLORADO · NEVADA · ONLINE > 1.800.392.7984 > > Read more online > Classes Start January 9.
  • Dec. 9, 2011 — MOUNTAINEER 27Armor team captures football titleby Walt Johnson 4th Infantry Division, “Tankers,” with an assist scored a touchdown, forcing overtime. The 1st Bn.,Mountaineer staff from Soldiers 3,000 miles away. 67th Armor Reg., claimed the title after winning The Tankers defeated the 4th Squadron, 10th the advancement battle. With the ball placed at The 2011 Fort Carson post intramural Cavalry Regiment, 3rd BCT, 4th Inf. Div., to win midfield, the teams alternated for four offensivechampionship was won at the Mountain Post this year’s championship after nearly giving a plays. The Tankers outgained 4th Sqdn., 10th field Dec. 2 by the 1st Battalion, 67th victory away. The Tankers were ahead of the Cavalry Reg., in overtime to claim the post title.Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, team late in the second half, but the Cavalry team The Tankers’ George Walker said his team was honored to win the championship for two reasons. He said the competition in the league made his team play at its highest level. “The competition on post this year showed that the post has a lot of quality athletes and quality Soldiers. When we got down to the final eight teams, you could see every one of those teams was outstanding,” Walker said. Walker said the second reason his team played so well was because it dedicated the season and its playoff run to the Soldiers in the unit that are currently serving overseas. Walker said although those Soldiers are not at the Mountain Post physically, their spirit and the camaraderie they feel with them was a factor in the team’s success. “We dedicated this season to our fellow Soldiers who are serving in Afghanistan and could not be here with us. We were able to play and compete and represent the unit and they (couldn’t) because they are proudly and coura- geously defending our nation,” Walker said. “We lost about six key players to deployments since the season started and we were determined to do everything we could to represent them. We feel like this is their Photo by Samantha B. Koss championship as well and is one of theTom Russell, right, 4th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, quarterback tries things that we can do to let them knowto get upfield before a 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd BCT, 4th Inf. Div., defender can make a play on him during the we are supporting them while they accom-Fort Carson intramural flag football championship game Dec. 2. plish the mission,” he said.Mountaineer Sports Feature Jingle Bell Run Members of the Mountain Post community begin the recent Turkey Trot on post in November. The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Sports and Fitness Division, in conjunction with the garrison command sergeant major’s office, hold a Jingle Bell Run at 7 a.m. Dec. 16 at the Special Events Center. The event, which features a five-kilometer run and walk, is free for post patrons. People can register for the event beginning at 6 a.m. at the events center. The run may cause traffic delays on Wetzel Avenue from 7-9 a.m. Photo by Walt Johnson
  • 28 MOUNTAINEER — Dec. 9, 2011On the BenchCheerleaders, athletesvisit, sign autographsby Walt Johnson Fort Carson bowlers will onceMountaineer staff again have an opportunity to represent the Army in interservice competition. Members of the Buffalo Bills and Bowlers can sign up for a chance toKansas City Chiefs cheerleading compete in the next All-Army Bowlingteams, a champion skateboarder and Tournament. The winners at the prestigiousa snowboarder hold “meet and tournament will represent the Armygreets” at Fort Carson. against the Air Force, Marines and Navy at Thunder Alley Bowling Center hosts the upcoming interservice championship.a meet and greet with the cheerleaders The Army will conduct its trial campFriday, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The post at Joint Base San Antonio May then hosts the cheerleaders The team will be selected to competeSaturday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the interservice competition Joint Champion Skateboarder Ryan Base San Antonio May 13-19.Sheckler and snowboarder Louie For more information or to apply,Vito will be at the PX Monday from go to p.m. APPTRACMAIN. The cheerleaders and athletes will Cheyenne Shadows Golf Clubsign autographs and meet with Soldiers holds its first club swap Saturdayand their Families during their visits. and Sunday. The Fort Carson bowling lanes The two-day event is held from 10holds its annual New Year’s Eve bowling a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Mulligan’s Grill Photo by Walt Johnsonparty beginning at 9:30 p.m. Dec. 31. area. New and used equipment will be Bowling alley officials said family available during the swap, according Tough reboundand friends can enjoy a continental to golf course officials. People will Sierra High School center Wesley Gordon, a Fort Carson Family member,breakfast and party favors in addition to be able to sell old clubs at the event. battles with Wasson High School defenders during the Palmer and Dohertybowling. Reservations, which are required, Pikes Peak Tip Off classic at Doherty High School Dec. 2. See Bench on Page 29can be made by calling 526-5542. $2.00 Off Admission Military Discount INVITING YOU INTO THE ALL NEW... GUN SHOW DECEMBER 10 - 11 Certified used Hondas and other Certified used vehicles SAT. 9-5 & SUN. 9-4 FREEDOM FINANCIAL SERVICES Your EXPO CENTER MPG HQ 3650 N NEVADA We 785-5060 h Matc South Academy at Fountain BUY - SELL - TRADE USAA Pricin g INFO: (563) 927-8176 Price Protection Guarantee good on same model within 14 days of purchase... see store for details. Call or visit us today and get LOADED! We sell the latest in high speed gear 719.550.2000 from all the top manufacturers, . night vision behind 3 Margaritas for hunting and scopes, We have the best selection of grilled and marinated meats, soups, noodles in town. We pride ourselves in capturing the current and ever changing EO-Tech;s, Korean dining experience. Great food has a new 719 area code! knives, tactical Tax stimulus plan - we will pay your sales tax lights and so applies to all active military and dependants much more. Open Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm Visit us on
  • Dec. 9, 2011 — MOUNTAINEER 29 Bench receive two punches, a $45 from page 28 value, free. There is also a Mega Golf Experience Punch Card Vendor setup begins at sale, which features a bundle 9:45 a.m. Vendors will set of golf outings and lessons. their own prices and Cheyenne The Fountain-Fort Carson Shadows Golf Club will receive High School boys’ and girls’ a 10-percent commission for basketball teams continue their all merchandise sold during seasons in tournament play. the cash-only event. Call The Trojan boys have been 526-4102 to register or for participating in the Fairview more information. tournament, which wraps up Cheyenne Shadows Friday, and will play in the Golf Club is offering two Cherry Creek tournament specials to help celebrate Dec. 19-21. The team’s first the holiday season. home contest is scheduled Customers can take 5-30 for Jan. 13 when it hosts percent off all equipment and Pine Creek High School. special orders. Golf course The Trojan girls’ team is officials said there are chances currently competing in the to get free golf or range pack- Pueblo County tournament ages when purchasing a trail fee, with games Friday and annual fee or punch card during Saturday. The Lady Trojans the Christmas sale event. will also compete in the Prairie Several specials are available View tournament Monday, during the Christmas sale, Wednesday and Dec. 17. The which ends Jan. 2. Customers Lady Trojans’ first home game purchasing an annual golf pass is Jan. 3 when they meet rival will receive a free three-month Mesa Ridge High School. range pass. Customers can also The Directorate of Family purchase a trail fee golf pass and Morale, Welfare and and get a three-month range Recreation Sports and Fitness pass, a $75 value, for free. Other Division has announced its Photo by Walt Johnson specials include: purchase any monthly drawing winners. Zumba time 10-play punch card and receive two punches, a $70 value, free; Congratulations to Heather Evans, winner of the ThunderWaller Physical Fitness Center Zumba instructor Coco Nelson, right, leads a Zumba class buy a frequent rider pass and Alley Bowling Center’s drawing,Monday. The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Sports and Fitness receive two extra cart passes, and Steve Fennessy, who isDivision hosts a number of fitness programs. Call fitness facilities for classes and times. a $46 value, free; and purchase the winner of the Cheyenne any range ball punch pass and Shadows Golf Club drawing. Football Picks n o rs Pro a Cleveland vs. Pittsburgh New England vs. Washington C New Orleans vs. Tennessee Kansas City vs. New York Jets Minnesota vs. Detroit San Francisco vs. Arizona t Houston vs. Cincinnati Chicago vs. Denver r o Indianapolis vs Baltimore Buffalo vs. San DiegoF Philadelphia vs. Miami Oakland vs. Green Bay Atlanta vs. Carolina New York Giants vs. Dallas Tampa Bay vs. Jacksonville St. Louis vs. Seattle Rafael Alicea Mike Johnson Timothy Little Keith Webber 183rd Maint. 2nd Bn., 12th Inf. Reg. 10th CSH 549th QM Steelers Patriots Steelers Patriots Steelers Patriots Steelers Patriots Titans Jets Saints Chiefs Titans Jets Titans Jets Lions 49ers Lions 49ers Vikings 49ers Lions 49ers Bengals Broncos Texans Bears Bengals Broncos Bengals Broncos Ravens Chargers Ravens Chargers Colts Bills Ravens Chargers Dolphins Packers Eagles Packers Dolphins Packers Dolphins Packers Falcons Cowboys Falcons Giants Panthers Cowboys Falcons Cowboys Buccaneers Seahawks Jaguars Seahawks Buccaneers Seahawks Buccaneers Seahawks
  • 30 MOUNTAINEER — Dec. 9, 2011Holiday events available in neighboring towns by Nel Lampe mansions — Rosemount Museum — and it’s children 6-18 are $4, and children 5 and Mountaineer staff decorated in Victorian Christmas style. Built under are free. Rosemount is at 419 W. 14th in 1893, the 37-room mansion was designed St., in Pueblo, call 719-545-5290. For a variety this season, consider by New York architect Henry Hudson Holly Pueblo Zoo has a holiday light holiday activities available in other cities for John A. and Margaret Thatcher. Guided extravaganza — ElectriCritters — with in the area — Cañon City, Pueblo and tours are provided until Dec. 17, when tours 250,000 lights, displays, holiday music and Denver offer attractions. become self-guided, with docents in each Candy Cane Café. Hours are 5:30-8:30 p.m. room. Christmas at Rosemount runs through Friday-Sunday, Dec. 16-23 and 26-30. The Canon City: 3 p.m. Dec. 30. Rosemount is closed Sunday Pueblo Zoo is at 3455 Nuckolls Ave. in For instance, Cañon City has the and Monday. It is open Tuesday-Saturday, City Park, on the city’s west side. Tickets Santa Express train, a special excursion 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adult tickets are $6, for ElectriCritters are $6 for adults and of the Royal Gorge Route for $4 for children; those under 3 children and families. The are admitted free. Call 719- brightly decorated train leaves 561-1452 for information. the Santa Fe station in Cañon Buell Children’s Museum in City at 401 Water St. at 6 p.m. Pueblo is ranked as the number Friday-Sunday through Dec. two art museum in the U.S. by 26. The train doesn’t run on Child Magazine. Created for Christmas Day. An additional children ages 1-10, exhibits change excursion leaves the station at every few months. The exhibit 12:30 p.m.every Saturday in currently in the museum is December. While the train “Merry Quizmas” through rolls toward the “North Pole,” Dec. 31. Children can learn children can listen to holiday about nutcrackers, why trees are stories and have hot chocolate decorated, how candy canes and cookies. At the North Pole, are made, see a tree decorated Santa boards the train and with teddy bears, make art projects visits with children, handing in Artrageous and catch other out gifts and posing for pictures. holiday entertainment. Learn about Tickets in coach class are $29 tamales Saturday or singalong and $19 for children ages 2-12. with Santa Dec. 20-22 and hear Children under 2 ride free. the carolers between noon and There are other classes of tickets 2 p.m. Admission is $3 for available, call 888-rails4U children and $4 for grownups. for ticket information. Cañon A discount coupon is on the City is about 45 miles from website, Fort Carson. Take Highway click on Buell Children’s Museum. 115 south to Penrose, then The museum is at 210 N. Santa take Highway 50 west to Fe in downtown Pueblo; call Cañon City. About 20,000 719-295-7200. riders take the Santa Express during the holiday season; Denver: make reservations soon. Denver has lots of attractions during the holidays and city hotels Pueblo: Photo by Nel Lampe are offering specials for $52.80 Pueblo has one of the The City and County Building in Denver has 40,000 floodlights that draw thousands per night, a reference to the nation’s grandest Victorian of visitors during the holidays. city’s nickname as the mile high Courtesy photo Photo courtesy Pueblo ZooDenver’s German-style Christkindl Market is in Skyline Park near the 16th Street Pueblo Zoo’s ElectriCritters lighting extravaganza is open Friday-Sunday and nightlyMall at Arapahoe Street. Dec. 16-23 and 26-30, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Dec. 9, 2011 — MOUNTAINEER 31 Photo by Jeff Shane, Royal Gorge RouteSanta visits with a pajama-clad passengeron the Royal Gorge Route’s Santa Expresstrain that runs from Cañon City to the“North Pole” each holiday because it is at an elevation of5,280 feet. For information visit It’s worth the trip to Denver justto see the light display at the Cityand County Building, where40,000 floodlights turn the buildingred and green. It’s perhaps thelargest outdoor lighting displayin the nation. The building is at1435 Bannock St. near ColfaxAvenue and the Colorado Capitol,downtown. The lights will beon until mid-January. The 16th Street Mall —pedestrians only — and the MayD&F tower are festively lit, as Photo by Nel Lampewell as Union Station at 17th and The 16th Street Mall is ready for the holidays with hundreds of lights, the May D&F tower decorated in red and green and horse-drawn carriages available.Wynkoop streets. It’s a short walkfrom the 16th Street Mall shuttle Ice skate for free at the Southwest Denver Zoo Lights up with 38stop at Wynkoop Street. Parking in Rink at Skyline Park at Arapahoe and brilliantly-illuminated acres of lights,the area is difficult because of 16th streets in downtown Denver. including animated animal sculpturesconstruction. under way. Bring your own skates or rent skates from Friday to Jan. 1, from 5-9 p.m. Larimer Square, the oldest at the rink, for information visit Tickets are $9 forages 12-64, 65commercial area in Denver, has Santa and over pay $7. Admission is $5on duty each Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Blossoms of Light is the holiday for children 3-12. Denver Zoo is inand Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Carolers lighting at Denver Botanic Gardens and Denver’s City Park, 2300 Steele St.will be there noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. features a million colorful lights in Denver celebrates New Year’s EveCarolers will again be at Larimer designs highlighting the gardens’ with fireworks shows at 9 p.m. andSquare 5-7 p.m. Dec. 23. Larimer winter beauty. Admission is $9.50 for midnight downtown. The best viewSquare contains shops, clubs and adults and $6.50 for ages 3-12; free of the fireworks is along the 16th Streetrestaurants, and is between 14th and for children 2 and under. Blossoms mall. All Regional Transportation15th streets, near the 16th Street Mall. of Light is open nightly, Friday District buses and light rail services The 37th annual TubaChristmas through Jan. 1, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Denver are free from 7 p.m. New Year’s EveConcert will be in Denver’s Skyline Botanic Gardens is at 1007 York St., to 6 p.m. Jan. 1. Mall shuttle busPark, at 1 p.m. Sunday, near the in Denver. Parking is free in the service will be suspended during16th Street Mall at Arapahoe Street. parking garage across the street. the fireworks shows. Places to see in the Pikes Peak area.
  • 32 MOUNTAINEER — Dec. 9, 2011 Pikes Peak Philharmonic for adults and $7.50 for ages 5-12. sculptures. Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit with Pikes Peak Philharmonic presents a concert children in Santa Zone through Dec. 23. Some“Dancing with Russians,” Sunday at 3 p.m. at Pikes Peak Center animal exhibits are open during Electric Safari,Sand Creek High School, 7005 N. Carefree “Stomp” tickets are on sale for the Jan. including the giraffe barn, Rocky Mountain Wild,Circle. Tickets are $10 per adult and $8 for 10-12 appearances at 7:30 p.m. Asian Highlands, Monkey Pavilion, Lion’s Lairchildren at the door. There’s a $2 discount The Von Trapp Children, great grandchildren and Aquatics. Electric Safari is Friday-Sundayfor military members with identification. of Capt. Georg Von Trapp from the “Sound and Dec. 16-Jan. 1 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. It is of Music,” will perform Jan. 14 at 8 p.m. closed Christmas Eve. The last admission is at Cheyenne Mountain State Park Tickets for events in the Pikes Peak Center, 190 7:30 p.m. Regular admission is $8.25 for adults, A program, “Who Wanders the Winter S. Cascade Ave., are at the box office, 520-SHOW. $5.25 for ages 3-11. Admission for active-dutyWoods?” is for 3-12-year-olds and their parents Soldiers and retired military and Families isin Cheyenne Mountain State Park’s visitor Christmas Powwow $4.25 each, with military Saturday, 9:30-11 a.m. Refreshments A Christmas Powwow and American Indianwill be served. Reservations are required, call Market is Saturday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., at the Hillside Seven Falls all lit up576-2016. The activity is free. Community Center, 925 S. Institute St. There are Seven Falls Christmas lighting is open to activities, vendors and dancing. The Grand March local citizens from Dec. 18-30 — except Fort Carson Community Theatre is at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Admission is free. for Christmas Eve — from 5-9:30 p.m. by The newly formed Fort Carson Community donations to Christmas Unlimited. DonationsTheatre presents its first production, “A Holiday concert may be cash, toys for children or nonperishableChristmas Chaos,” in the Freedom Performing The Air Force Academy Band presents food items. Thousands of lights are throughoutArts Center Friday-Saturday and Dec. 16-17 its holiday concert in the Pikes Peak Center the canyon and at the falls. Dress warmly forat 7 p.m. The farce is based on the classic Monday-Tuesday at 7 p.m. Free tickets may this mostly outside excursion. The gift shop will“A Christmas Carol.” Advance tickets are $5 for be obtained at the box office. The Pikes Peak be open and warm drinks may be purchased.military cardholders and $7 for non-cardholders Center is at 190 S. Cascade the Information, Tickets and Registration Santa’s Workshopoffice. At the door, tickets will be $8 and $10. Snowflakes and Smiles Parade Santa’s Workshop at the North Pole, 5050 The holiday parade in Manitou Springs is at Pikes Peak Highway, near the small town of Santa visits dinosaurs noon Saturday. After the parade, have cookies Cascade, is off Highway 24 West. The Christmas Santa and Mrs. Claus will be in the Rocky and cider with Santa at the town clock at 2 p.m. theme park is open through Christmas Eve, 10 a.m.Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, 201 S. to 5 p.m. Friday-Tuesday until Dec. 16, when it isFairview St. in Woodland Park, Saturday, when Electric Safari open daily. Admission for active-duty military andMrs. Claus tells holiday stories with her puppet Electric Safari at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo immediate Family members is $12.95. Everyonefriends at 1 and 2:30 p.m. Admission is $11.50 features a million lights, including animated light older than 10 must have military identification. M I LI TA RY MILITARY When it The Jewelry You Want... The Jewelry You Want... A N D GOVERNMENT E M P L OY E E S AND G OV E R N M E N T EMPLOYEES The Credit You Deserve.® The Credit You Deserve. ALWAYS A P P RO ALWAYS APPRO ED comes to FO R C R E D IT FOR CREDIT Public Record THE MORE YOU Information, BUY THE MORE YOU Rely on the Experts SAVE NOW THROUGH SUNDAY NOW SUNDAY SAVE BETWEEN $ 25 300 TO ON SELECT JEWELRY* $ THE CITADEL MALL INSIDE USA DISCOUNTERS CITADEL 719-573-1000 3001 South Academy Blvd. PROUD 719-392-2797 SUPPORTER SUPPORTER OF THE Subscribe Today *Off original/sale prices. nterim markdowns may have been taken. Offer valid through December 11, 2011. See sales associate for details. *Off original/sale prices. IInterim markdowns may have been taken. Offer valid through December 11, 2011. See sales associate for details. 634-1048
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  • 38 MOUNTAINEER — Dec. 9, 2011 BUSINESS WANTED CENTRAL RESIDENTIAL FOR SALERetired CEO with broad turnaround 2BR near Platte /Institute. No pets. off street parking. $575/mo.719-630-3392 THE CAR SHOWexperience interested in acquiringtroubled companies with $2-5 million CALHAN/RAMAHannual revenue. No startups, please. All DOWNTOWN-PERFECT! 1 BR, 1BA,replies confidential. 719-684-7712 3 Bd home w/New roof, w/11 Stall walk to work! 409 N. Cascade #201, Barn, tackroom, arena, 38+acre, garage, $560 + util/460 dep. HALEY BUSINESS FOR SALE hay barn. off hwy24. 719-347-2232 REALTY 634-3785 inc. Laundromat for Sale. EASTGreat opportunity for owner operation. Close to Ft. Carson. $314,000 obo. MANUFACTURED / MOBILE HOMES Gorgeous condo 2bd / 2 bth lrg living YOUR AUTO, TRUCK & RV DEALERFinancing available. 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Prudential Rocky Mountain, REALTORS CENTRAL-Near schools. 2 BR, 1 BA 4PLX. kitchen/bath. 1 level,R-30 insul. SAVE To Serve You! SHARP 2200 East Platte Ave. Storm windows, W/D hookups in pan- try. Inclds ,RF,DS,ceiling fans. SOUTHWEST $610/400dep. HALEY REALTY 2004 NISSAN 2006 GMC FIREARMS 634-3785 FRONTIER XE 4X4 ENVOY XL 4X4 4 Door, New Tires, $11,495 LOADED, $11,995 Weapons for Sale FALCONDragoon .44 Mag exc cond. $325Llama .38 Super never fire $350 MILITARY REBATE 2004 VOLVO S60R AWD 2008 CHRYSLER PT 2006 PONTIAC G6 SEDAN OFFERED Falcon 5bd 2750 sf on 1/2 acre Leather, Sunroof CRUISER LTD. 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Great Gas Saver, $12,995 Family Fun, $14,995 Very Clean, $18,995Foosball table, new condition—$75.719-963-9972 Mike Porter 719-338-5664 VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN COLO- 635-7311 RADO SPRINGS! 1-2-3-4 brs & more. Apts and Houses. From $425-$2000. D&J Quality Used Furniture.Sofas, Loveseats and Dining Sets Your Colorado Springs Realtor Call Clark at 719-964-4628 3015 N. Nevada Avenuestarting at $99. Chairs and Home Decor. Keller Williams Client Choice Realty5520 Hwy 85. 719-391-5040. POWERS www.TheCarShowInc.comTwo Twin Beds. $25 each. Mattress,spring, white wrought iron frame onrollers, matching chair. 596-5420 FSBO, veteran owned 6b/3ba/2car, D-20, Views, 2 decks, fenced yd. $177K. 6510 E. Wicklow Cir. 590-1799 MERCHANDISE MERCHANDISE WANTED Nice family home for sale, 1 mile north of Fort Carson. Near schools and shopp- The ColoradoAm. Legion Post 170 Honor Guardneeds your black, lined, all-weather ing. 4BR, 2BA, 2car garage, 1584sqft. Must sell, Call Now. 719-478-2245 Springs Businesscoat. 719-371-1304 to donate or sell. 2-3 bed home for rent Journal can MERCHANDISE WIDEFIELD Powers/ Barnes, 2 car gar, pets consid- ered, 1025/mo (719-548-8008 publish your MISC FOR SALE Charles Daly tactical 12 ga. pump shot Exceptionally clean home in Widefield. 4BR, 1½BA, nice area, good schools Asking $150,000. 719-322-8839 legal notices. gun, never fired, $235, OMO. Derel 719-761-5756 Three sentry floor safes, 1.5 cubic APARTMENTS feet each. Call 719-382-7649 All real estate advertising in this SPORTS EQUIP newspaper is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968, which makes it Easy andJohn’s used Golf Equipment. 3 full sets.2 men, 1 lady. $100 each. Military illegal to advertise any preference, limitationordiscriminationbasedonrace, Stay ahead of your competition with affordable.welcome. Call 719-598-7969 color, religion or national origin, or an breaking news from intention to make such preference, Ordinances TICKETMART limitation or discrimination. The the CSBJ newsroom CONCERTS-SPORTS-THEATRE Mountaineer shall not accept any every day. Water Rights NFL-NBA-NHL-NCAA-MLB-PGA advertisement for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are WWW.DENVERTICKET.COM (303)-420-5000 or (800) 500-8955 hereby informed that all dwellings Sign up at Public Trustee Sales advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. Notices to Creditors PETS City Planning Agenda DOGS Name Changes VIP Maltese Puppies 2 males, 1 female, all shots, ready in December Call 719-362-9831 Summonses Adoption Notices Property Management Real Estate Guardianships (719) 390-7824 Sheriff’s Sales and more ADDRESS AREA BED BATH AVAIL. 113 Grinnell Security 5 3 now 5450 Wilhelm Drive South 5 3 1/2 1/1 326 W. 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  • Dec. 9, 2011 — MOUNTAINEER 39 ROOMMATES WANTED AUTO ACCESSORIES & PARTS ROOMS 4 RENT 17” Yokohama Tires, set of 4, 12 ea2 RMS 4 RENT/WESTSIDE 255/40zr17, 2ea 215/45zr17. $700 new,CALL 719-238-8982 CHRISTY asking $350. 303-660-3401 SECURITY CHEVROLET2BR, 1BA lg living room, laundryroom, dining area, good condition.$750/mo + dep. Call (719)392-7204 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4x4, Low Miles-Clean, $12995, Price Reduced! 719.635.7311 www.thecarshowinc.com3BR/ 1BA/ 1car, newly renovatedhome, new appliances, close to FortCarson. $121K 573-528-7633 2001 GMC 4X4 Yukon. $5800. Call 719-201-9295 SOUTHEAST4405 Levi Ln $1350 2008 Chevrolet Aveo LS, Great TRUCKS3Bd 3.5Ba 2CG 2614SqFt Gas Saver, $6995, 719.635.7311Colorado Centre, Avail 12/1 www.thecarshowinc.comRE/MAX Properties 590-4735SOUTH - Newly Remodeled carpet &paint & countertops, 3 BR, 2 ½ BA, 2C, DODGEST, RF, DW, Disposal. 3521WHIMBREL LANE $1195/1095 ‘00 Dodge Grand Caravan 115mi, needsHALEY REALTY 634-3785 trans. $1200. ‘93 Ford Areostar Van needs some wk. $800. 719-322-0324Spacious Single Family Home On EastSide Close To Peterson!! BeautifulHardwood Floors, Carpet, Available GMCNow! Don’t Wait!! 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 2003 Ford F350 4x4 Lariat Diesel 4Dr,Baths, 2 Car Garage, Full Finished Bad Boy Truck-Low Miles, $14995,Basement, Fenced Back Yard, Storage 719.635.7311 www.thecarshowinc.comShed, Gas Fireplace, Stove, Refrigera-tor, Dishwasher, Garbage Disposal$395/ $1295. HALEY REALTY634-3785 VANS SOUTHWESTLuxury townhome on golf course. 3BR,3BA. $1400/mo. M-M avail. Call719-632-0370. 2005 GMC Sierra 1500 4x4, Very Nice! SAVE $$, $8995, 719.635.7311NEAR the FORT!-SW area,Two-story www.thecarshowinc.comtownhome w/ 3BR, 2.5BA, FP, fencedpatio, condo fee pd., walk-in closet,ST,RF,DW,DS, W/D included. 3914 JEEPDonney Brook Ct. $875/775. Sec. 8-OKHALEY REALTY 634-3785 2006 Honda Odyssey EX-L Mini Van, Leather-DVD-Very Nice!, $16995,Private cul-de-sac. 4br 3ba home. 5 min 719.635.7311 www.thecarshowinc.comto Carson. No Pets, $2100/mo.719-553-7168. MOTORCYCLES WEST 1991 KTM 300cc 2 stroke $12006530 Delmonico Dr #206 $750 20003 Suzuki 125 4 stroke $18002Bd 2Ba 1CG Condo 1172SqFt 719-369-2024 or 719-439-5656N/W Condo Avail Now, FP & ACRE/MAX Properties 590-4735 2008 Jeep Wrangler X 4x4, Hard Top— Alloys— Power Windows/ Locks— LOADED!, $17,495, 719.635.7311VACATION / TIME SHARE www.thecarshowinc.comChristmas in Breckenridge. Dec 24th27th. Grand Lodge at Peak 7. StudioSleeps 4. $1000 total. 719-282-8610 LEXUS WIDEFIELD DOWNTOWN DINING 2002 Lexus ES 300, Luxury on a The Warehouse Restaurant Contemporary, delectable cuisine. The upscale yet casual turn-of- Budget, $9995, 719.635.7311 and Gallery the-century Warehouse Restaurant and Gallery creates the perfect 25 W. Cimarron St. setting for business lunches, intimate dinners, dinner parties, Newly Remodeled Widefield 4 bd (2 Blocks East of I-25 on Exit 141) receptions, rehearsal dinners, reunions, events. Call us at 475-8880 Home 1730sq ft 719.475.8880 for information. Military Discount - 10% off all regular-priced bar and1230per mo. Ft Carson, Pete 10 mins. PONTIAC menu items in restaurant only. Happy Hour Mon.-Fri. 3:00 to 6:00.New Roof,Floors,PlumbingWindows,Furnw/AC,Laundry+Bathw/shower. Small pets (10 lbs) $20 permonth charge. 18 mo lease special(720) 375-6075 Andrea GERMAN Schnitzel Fritz *Bringing the BEST of Germany to COLORADO* Authentic 4037 Tutt Blvd., Colorado Springs German Food. All NATURAL & FRESH Wiener-, Jaeger-, Rahm-, TRANSPORTATION TEL. 719-573-2000 Zugeuner-, Holsteiner-, or Zwiebelschnitzel. Bratwurst, Knackwurst, Mon-Sat 10am-7pm Weisswurst, Sauerkraut, Red Cabbage, Spaetzle, Fried Potatoes. Potato-, Cucumber-, Tomato- or Bean Salads. Enjoy our Daily (1 block South of Sky Sox Stadium) “Stammessem” (Specials) Sauerbraten, Gulasch, and more... 2007 Pontiac G-6 Convertible, Low Miles-Very Sharp!, $13,995, 719.635.7311 Share SUV Curiosity. IRISH / AMERICAN Read Jack Quinn’s 21 South Tejon 385-0766 Owned by 4 USAFA Grads! Serving traditional Irish & American cuisine for lunch & dinner. Happy Hour Daily 3-6pm. Thursday military appreciation night 15% off food 6-10pm, excluding private events and 1 discount/ID. Voted Best Irish Bar 2011 by locals. Together. MEXICAN Colorado’s Best Tamale We make the absolute BEST tamales in town. We use only 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe 4x4, Runs 3618 Citadel Dr the highest quality ingredients to make 7 different authentic avors. Great, $10995, 719.635.7311 Colorado Springs, CO 80909 On your rst visit, show your military ID and receive 719-531-0626 ONE FREE TAMALE. EVERYONE’S APPROVED ACURA Have a Job or SSI Need Transportation MEXICAN NO CREDIT We have 4 locations for your convenience: Taco Nights: Call in • North Academy near I-25 719-599-0155 • Tuesday Taco Nights – get 3 Regular tacos for 99¢ BAD CREDIT for 2 min • North Academy & Austin Bluffs 719-264-1013 or 3 Classic tacos for $1.99 BKS REPOS approval • Powers & Palmer Park 719-573-0418 • Thursday Taco Nights – get 3 chicken soft tacos for $2.09 DRIVE TODAY • South Academy & Astrozon 719-391-5860 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT Military discount cannot be combined with other discounts, on full price menu items coupons, taco night specials or esta hour. Stop Calling Other Ads and Call This Number Now! EVERYONE IS APPROVED $500 OFF PURCHASE when you bring in this ad. Kevin To advertise in Cork ‘n Fork please call 719-329-5236 719-235-5844 Apply online at 2004 Acura MDX, Rates are $35 per week with a 13 time commitment.Leather—Runroof—Very Nice!, $14,995,719.635.7311 CREDIT DOESN’T MATTER
  • 40 MOUNTAINEER — Dec. 9, 2011