Vol. 70 No. 8 Feb. 24, 2012 Word of the month: CommunicateAfghanistan bound4th BCT cases colors Story and photo by Pfc. Andrew Ingram 4th Infantry Division Public Affairs Office times the nation has called, and four times the brigade has answered.” Mingus said he looked forward to working closely with his Afghan counterparts to find the best way The 4th BCT colors will remain cased until forward for the people of Afghanistan. Col. James Mingus and Command Sgt. Maj. Mingus and Griffin unfurl them in Afghanistan, Spc. Joseph Regan, a cavalry scout assigned toKevin Griffin, commander and senior enlisted leader assuming their mission in support of Operation Troop B, 3rd Battalion, 61st Cavalry Regiment, saidof 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Enduring Freedom. he looked forward to assisting the Afghan people incased the “Warrior” Brigade colors during a ceremony The Warrior Brigade will face many unique reaching their goals.at the Fort Carson Special Events Center, Feb. 16. challenges during its deployment in support of “I like being deployed,” Regan said. “We go Each of the brigade’s six battalions also furled their OEF, said Mingus. out there and help a country that really needs it.organizational colors, signifying the units’ departure for “Our challenge, and our real mission during this My last deployment, we trained the Iraqi Army,an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan. deployment, will be to empower our Afghan partners,” and it was inspiring to see how hard they work — “Today marks the fourth time these colors have he said. “In most cases, they are absolutely ready. They how much they care about defending their countrybeen cased, and the second time prior to a deployment are tenacious, fearless, hard working and honorable and making it better.”to Afghanistan,” Mingus told the assembled Soldiers people, who want nothing more than a better futureand members of the Mountain Post community. “Four for their Families and children.” See 4th BCT on Page 4 Col. James Mingus, commander, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, and Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin Griffin, the brigade’s senior enlisted leader, case the brigade colors Feb. 16 at the Special Events Center, signifying the unit’s departure from Fort Carson. Three-thousand 4th BCT Soldiers will deploy to Afghanistan for a nine-month mission in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Message board INSIDE Fort Carson hosts 2012 USA Boxing National Championships Sunday-March 3 at Special Events Center. See Page 28 Pages 20-21 Page 14 Page 8
2 MOUNTAINEER — Feb. 24, 2012 MOUNTAINEER WLC honorsCommanding General:Garrison Commander: Maj. Gen. Joseph Anderson Col. Robert F. McLaughlin Warrior Ethos words to live by Commentary by Spc. Daniel Hanson dawn. History is full of examples, such as the Nazi blitzkriegFort Carson Public Affairs Officer: Warrior Ethos award to which much of Europe fell, where the odds seemed Dee McNutt insurmountable and defeat imminent. But in these momentsChief, Print and Web Communications: Since the dawn of time every advanced society has of darkness, dedicated Soldiers stood tall, refused to back Rick Emert featured a set of moral principles at its core, which provided down and became the living standard of the Warrior Ethos guidelines for people to live by. As a member of today’s by never surrendering, even in the face of certain doom.Editor: Devin Fisher Army, I firmly believe that the Warrior Ethos is the “I will never quit.” Adversity is a constant feature ofStaff writers: Andrea Sutherland embodiment of how every Soldier should live his life. Army life and at times even the most dedicated individual Staff Sgt. Wayne Barnett The Warrior Ethos is an ever-present facet of daily will be tempted to abandon a challenging task. However,Happenings: Nel Lampe life that is instilled within all those who wish to improve being a Soldier, thus being held to higher standards thanSports writer: Walt Johnson themselves and refuse to compromise. all others, we must never succumb toLayout/graphics: Jeanne Mazerall No matter how big or small the task or this weakness. Nothing good comes challenge that one faces may be, the Warrior easily and those who refuse to earn their Ethos undoubtedly contains a guideline with merit through blood, sweat and tears have This commercial enterprise newspaper isan authorized publication for members of the which it may be confronted and overcome. no place in the Army.Department of Defense. Contents of the “I will always place the mission first.” “I will never leave a fallen comrade.”Mountaineer are not necessarily the official Life is an endless conflict; no matter what This may be the most poignant and impor-view of, or endorsed by, the U.S. Government or the circumstance or the demands, or lack tant line of the Warrior Ethos. Althoughthe Department of the Army. Printed circulation thereof, of the task at hand, there will be mission completion is eternally paramount,is 12,000 copies. 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Feb. 24, 2012 — MOUNTAINEER 3 For the troops Rob Womelsdorf, Northrop Grumman, left, and retired Army Lt. Gen. Ed Soriano, second from right, present $50,000 and USA Boxing Championship tickets to Maj. Gen. Joseph Anderson, commanding general, 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson, and Col. Robert F. McLaughlin, garrison commander, Feb. 17. The contribution will go to a 501(c)3 which manages donated funds that will support Soldiers and Families. Photo by Antonio FrancisQUALITY This is PPCC. your life, not the other way around. That’s why we offer night, weekend and online classes, in addition to our regular weekday options. Flexibility is one reason why PPCC is one of the nation’s top 50 schools providing higher education to military and veterans. Visit us online to learn more. ppcc.edu or call 719.502.2000 The people pictured are not actual service members
4 MOUNTAINEER — Feb. 24, 2012Civil service form to provide snapshot of experience By Andrea Sutherland personnel believe will benefit both “By consolidating data onto a single employees can access CRB forms Mountaineer staff employees and supervisors. page, employees are able to review through Civilian Personnel Online at the “The CRB is best described by a their personnel data, ensuring the employee portal login. Employees can use Department of the Army civilians ‘snapshot’ of an employee’s personnel off icial database information is CPOL or MyBiz to update credentials,may now take advantage of a new form, data,” said Michele Magrini, workforce accurate and complete.” providing a concise reflection of eachthe Civilian Record Brief, which development specialist for Directorate Developed by IMCOM personnel, employee’s experience.Installation Management Command of Human Resources at Fort Carson. the CRB allows employees to update “The CRB can also be utilized work experience, education, training, with resume and applications for awards, professional licenses and IMCOM Mentoring programs, certif ications and other related IMCOM Developmental Programs, “The (Civilian Record Brief) enables experience. Magrini added that CRB forms and other discriminators for HQ level programs participation,” Magrini said. civilian employees to include employment will aid employees in future jobs. “The CRB enables civilian IMCOM personnel and civilian employees at Fort Sill, Okla., tested data not included in official records ... employees to include employment data not included in official records, such as the CRB system in April. According to an information paper, 42 percent of non-Army positions or developmental 732 IMCOM civilians accessed the which may be of value to future employers.” assignments, which may be of value to pilot CRB. Of those employees, — Michele Magrini future employers,” she said. nearly 30 percent requested assistance According to IMCOM officials, in updating credentials.4th BCTfrom Page 1 and studied the terrain and people of Afghanistan in the classroom, said first-time deployer Spc. Laura Taylor, transportation Weapons, VIN As the Warrior Brigade prepared for itsupcoming deployment, veteran Soldiersconstantly impressed upon new troops the specialist, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 704th Brigade Support Battalion. “We are very ready to go,” said Taylor. “I locations changeimportance of constant vigilance, said Regan. am excited about the Soldiers I am deploying “Situational awareness is really impor- with. They work hard, they are dedicated to The location to registertant,” he said. “We have to know what is their jobs and they look out for each other.” personal weapons and to havegoing on around us at all times; we all want Approximately 3,000 4th BCT Soldiers vehicle identification numbersto come home safe.” will depart Fort Carson during the next To develop this discipline, the Warrior several weeks for Afghanistan. The brigade verified will soon change.Brigade Soldiers honed their combat skills at will serve in an advise and assist capacity Beginning Thursday, the Fortthe range, built team cohesion during field during its nine-month deployment, training Carson Provost Marshal Officeexercises at the Fort Carson Training Area, and developing Afghan security forces. will begin registering personal weapons at the PMO, building 2700. This process is currently Correction being conducted at the vehicle registration office near Gate 1. The 46th Engineer Detachment was incorrectly identified VIN verifications will move to in the Feb. 17 article “Engineers, Airmen join forces.” The 46 Eng. is part of Headquarters and the VRO near Gate 1 effective Headquarters Company, 52nd Engineer Battalion. Thursday. Currently this service The Mountaineer staff regrets the error. is provided at the PMO building.
6 MOUNTAINEER — Feb. 24, 2012 ‘Regulars’ hone infantry skills Story and photo by Meeks said. “They work on their movements, Pfc. Nathan Thome help each other and critique their battle drills 1st Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs until they get it right.” Office, 4th Infantry Division This training improved the way Soldiers operate in a combat environment, said A team of four Soldiers walked through a infantry team leader Spc. Isaiah Beckham. muddy, wooded area, using the lush foliage Soldiers learned how to use their senses as concealment for its movements. Reaching an and adapt to new situations. open field, the Soldiers lowered into the prone “This training showed how well teams position, hurtling in three-to-five second rushes, could react and break contact with an enemy,” using two-man intervals to engage the enemy. said Beckham. Soldiers from Company A, 1st Battalion, Conducting three phases of training, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat “Regular” Soldiers performed a blank and Team, 4th Infantry Division, used the wooded dry-fire exercise, a live-fire exercise and squad training area of Fort Carson Range 155 to movement exercises, honing their collective conduct live-fire exercises and battle drills skills in basic infantry tasks. Feb. 13-16. This exercise served as a good refresher “The main point of this exercise is to for the Soldiers who haven’t been to the build teamwork and confidence within the field in a while, said Meeks. The teams Soldiers’ teams,” said Company A 1st Sgt. practice battle drills until the movements Chris Simmons. “Teamwork is the basis of become second nature. everything we do, so we conduct battle drills Returning to the field, Soldiers developed to instill the Soldiers with confidence in their skills they learned in basic training, as battle tactics.” well as new skills they learned in their unit, Each team member participating in the said Simmons. exercise relied on his individual skills and his Crawling through the mud and sand comrades to successfully navigate the lane. during field exercises is exactly the kind of “A live-fire exercise is important because realistic training Soldiers need, said Meeks. Soldiers have to learn to work in cohesion and It’s the hard work of being in the field, sweating communicate with each other,” said Sgt. John from a hard day’s work, which makes their Meeks, Company A team leader. experiences worthwhile. Working together as a unit, the infantrymen “The Soldiers love being out in the field;Pfc. Jason Chapman, infantryman, Company A, 1st Battalion, 22nd covered each other’s movements, while keeping it’s what they signed up to do,” said Simmons.Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, an eye on their surroundings. “Every Soldier that signs up to be infantry,uses foliage at Fort Carson Range 155 to stay hidden from enemy sight “While conducting these exercises, the did it for the field training — to get in theFeb. 3 during a company level live-fire training exercise. Soldiers learn the ins-and-outs of each other,” mud and train as hard as they can.” AN UNPRECEDENTED MOTION PICTURE Military life is STARRING ACTIVE DUTY NAVY SEALS stressful enough. Going to the dentist doesn’t need to be. At Debbie Roubal DDS, PC we’ve lived the stressful lifestyle you’re living. Dr. Debbie Roubal General Dentist and Military Spouse Debbie Roubal DDS PC, where the military community always has a friend. Call (719) 636-1933 for a stress free dental appointment, REAL WEAPONS. or visit us online at www.springsteeth.com REAL TACTICS. INVITING YOU INTO THE ALL NEW... REAL HEROES. Certified used Hondas and other Certified used vehicles Your MPG HQ We 785-5060 h Matc USAA South Academy at Fountain g Pricin www.FrontRangeHonda.com Price Protection Guarantee good on same model within 14 days of purchase... see store for details.
Feb. 24, 2012 — MOUNTAINEER 7Miscellaneous 524-0786 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to U.S. citizen, score 240 or higher on the Army request latrines, for service or to report damaged Physical Fitness Test, and pass a Special ForcesThe Central Issue Facility — will be closed for or overturned latrines. physical. Call 524-1461 or visit the website at renovations Friday. Emergencies will be handled on The Fort Carson Trial Defense Service office — http://www.bragg.army.mil/sorb. an individual basis. The CIF will reopen Monday is able to help Soldiers 24/7 and is located at with regular business hours. Call Catherine building 1430, room 240. During duty hours, Hours of Operation Martinez at 524-1888 for more information. Soldiers should call 526-4563. The 24-hourFirst Sergeants’ Barracks Program — moved to phone number for after hours, holidays and DFAC hours — Fort Carson dining facilities operate building 1454 on Nelson Boulevard. The hours weekends is 719-358-3275. Questions can also under the following hours: of operation are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday- be submitted by email to FtCarsonTDS@gmail. • Wolf — Friday, 7-9 a.m. (breakfast), 11:30 Friday. The FSBP Office assists Soldiers with com. Know your rights. a.m. to 1 p.m. (lunch), no dinner. Monday- room assignments and terminations. For more Legal services — provided at the Soldier Thursday, 7-9 a.m. (breakfast), 11:30 a.m. to 1 information call 526-9735. Readiness Processing site are for Soldiers p.m. (lunch), 5-6:30 p.m. (dinner).Work Management Branch — The DPW Work undergoing the SRP process. The SRP Legal • Stack — Friday-Thursday, 7-9 a.m. Management Branch, responsible for processing Office will only provide powers of attorney or (breakfast), 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (lunch), 5-6:30 work orders — Facilities Engineering Work notary services to Soldiers processing through the p.m. (dinner). Requests, DA Form 4283 — recently changed its SRP. Retirees, Family members and Soldiers not • Warfighter (Wilderness Road hours of operation. The Work Management in the SRP process can receive legal assistance Complex) — Closed Friday. Monday-Thursday, Branch, located in building 305, will be open for and powers of attorney at the main legal office 7-9 a.m. (breakfast), 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. processing work orders and other in-person located at 1633 Mekong St., building 6222, next (lunch), no dinner. support from 7-11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday. to the Family Readiness Center. Legal assistance • 10th SFG(A) LaRochelle — Friday, 7-9 Afternoon customer support is by appointment prepares powers of attorney and performs notary a.m. (breakfast), 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (lunch), no only, call 526-2900. services on a walk-in basis from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. dinner. Monday-Thursday, 7-9 a.m. (breakfast),Veterans Affairs claims and benefits — Veterans Mondays-Wednesdays and Fridays, and from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (lunch), 5-6:30 p.m. (dinner). can get assistance through the Veterans Services 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays. • In-processing — Monday-Thursday from 7:30- Group, Wednesday from noon to 3 p.m. for 10:30 a.m. walk-ins and 3:30-4:30 p.m. for appointments. Briefings • Initial issues — Monday-Thursday from The VSG is located at The Retired Enlisted 12:30-3 p.m. Association Chapter 1 at 834 Emory Circle in Casualty Notification/Assistance Officer training • Partial issues — Monday-Thursday from Colorado Springs. For more information call — is held March 20-22 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 12:30-3 p.m. 719-337-0086. in the Family Readiness Center, building 6237, • Cash sales/report of survey — Monday-Sergeant Audie Murphy Club — The Fort Carson room 104. This training is required for all Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sergeant Audie Murphy Club meets the third Soldiers asked to perform this solemn duty. Per • Direct exchange — Monday-Thursday Tuesday of each month at the Family Connection Army Regulation 600-8-1, this duty is limited to from 12:30-3 p.m. Center from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The SAMC those in the ranks of sergeant first class to command • Partial turn ins — Monday-Thursday is open to all active members and those interested sergeant major, chief warrant officer 2-5 and from 12:30-3 p.m. in becoming future SAMC members. The club was captain and above. No reservations are required • Full turn ins — Monday-Thursday from originally a U.S. Forces Command organization of to attend training. Classes offered on a first-come, 7:30-10:30 a.m. elite noncommissioned officers but is now an first-served basis. Call Jean Graves at 526- • Unit issues and turn ins — Call 526- Armywide program for individuals who have met 5613/5614 for more information. 5512/6477 for approval. the criteria and have proven themselves to be Disposition Services — Defense Logistics Agency Education Center hours of operation — The outstanding NCOs through a board/leadership Disposition Services Colorado Springs, located Mountain Post Training and Education Center, process. Contact the SAMC president, Staff Sgt. in building 381, conducts orientations Fridays building 1117, 526-2124, hours are as follows: Thomas Witt, at 526-5661 for more information. from 12:30-3:30 p.m. The orientations discuss • Counselor Support Center — Monday-Recycle incentive program — The Directorate of DLA processes to include turning in excess Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Fridays 11 Public Works has an incentive program to prevent property, reutilizing government property, a.m. to 4:30 p.m. recyclable waste from going to the landfill. web-based tools available, special handling of • Army Learning Center — Monday- Participating battalions can earn monetary rewards property and environmental needs. To schedule Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. for turning recyclable materials in to the Fort an orientation, contact Arnaldo Borrerorivera at • Defense Activity for Nontraditional Carson Recycle Center, building 155. Points are email@example.com for receiving/ Education Support and Army Personnel assigned for the pounds of recyclable goods turned turn in; Mike Welsh at firstname.lastname@example.org for Testing — Monday-Friday 7:30-11:30 a.m. and in and every participating battalion receives money reutilization/web tools; or Rufus Guillory at 12:30-4:30 p.m. quarterly; the top two battalions receive an additional email@example.com. Medical Activity Correspondence Department bonus amount. Call 526-5898 for more information Retirement briefings — are held from 8 a.m. to office hours — The Correspondence (Release of about the program. noon the second and third Wednesday of each Information) Office in the Patient AdministrationDirectorate of Public Works services — DPW is month at the Joel Hefley Community Center Division hours are Monday-Wednesday and Friday responsible for a wide variety of services on Fort conference room, 6800 Prussman Ave. The 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and closed Thursday and Carson. Services range from repair and maintenance Retirement Services Off ice recommends federal holidays. Call 526-7322 or 526-7284 for of facilities to equipping units with a sweeper and spouses accompany Soldiers to the briefing. more information. cleaning motor pools. Listed below are phone Call 526-2840 for more information. Claims Office hours — are Monday-Friday from 9 numbers and points of contact for services: Reassignment briefings — are held Tuesdays a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. The Claims Office is • Facility repair/service orders — Fort for Soldiers heading overseas and Thursdays located on the first floor of building 6222, 1633 Carson Support Services service order desk can for personnel being reassigned stateside. The Mekong Street. Shipment under Full Replacement be reached at 526-5345. Use this number for briefings are held in building 1129, Freedom Value claimants must submit Department of emergencies or routine tasks and for reporting Performing Arts Center; sign-in is at 7 a.m. and Defense Form 1840R to the carrier within 75 days. wind damage, damaged traffic signs or other briefings start at 7:30 a.m. Soldiers are required Shipment under Defense Personal Property facility damage. to bring Department of the Army Form 5118, Program claimants must log into the Defense • Refuse/trash and recycling — Call Eric signed by their unit personnel section, and a pen Personal Property System at http://www.move.mil Bailey at 719-491-0218 or email eric.e.bailey4. to complete forms. Call 526-4730/4583 for and report all the items online within 75 days. firstname.lastname@example.org when needing trash containers, trash more information. Claims must be submitted within nine months is overflowing or emergency service is required. Army ROTC Green to Gold briefings — are held directly with carriers to receive full replacement • Facility custodial services — Call Bryan the first and third Tuesday of each month at value for missing and destroyed items. All other Dorcey at 526-6670 or email bryan.s.dorcey.civ@ noon at the education center, building 1117, claims should be submitted to Fort Carson Claims mail.mil for service needs or to report complaints. room 120. Call University of Colorado- Office within two years of the date of delivery or • Elevator maintenance — Call Bryan Colorado Springs Army ROTC at 262-3475 for date of incident. Call the Fort Carson Claims Office Dorcey at 526-6670 or email bryan.s.dorcey.civ more information. at 526-1355 for more information. @mail.mil. ETS briefings — for enlisted personnel are held the • Motor pool sludge removal/disposal — first and third Wednesday of each month. Briefing Call Dennis Frost at 526-6997 or email sign in begins at 7 a.m. at the Soldier Readiness BOSS email@example.com. Building, building 1042, room 244, on a first-come, • Repair and utility/self-help — Call Gary first-served basis. Soldiers must be within 120 meetings are Grant at 526-5844 or email gerald.l.grant2.civ days of their expiration term of service, but must held at 10 a.m. @mail.mil. Use this number to obtain self-help attend the briefing no later than 30 days prior the first and third tools and equipment or a motorized sweeper. to their ETS or start of transition leave. Call Wednesday of • Base operations contracting officer 526-2240/8458 for details. each month at representative — Call Bruce Gronczniak at 526-9262 Special Forces briefings — are held Wednesdays in the Foxhole. For or email firstname.lastname@example.org for building 1430, room 123, from noon to 1 p.m. questions on snow removal, grounds maintenance Soldiers must be specialist to staff sergeant information, and contractor response to service orders. from any military occupational specialty, have call 524-BOSS. • Portable latrines — Call Jerald Just at a general technical score of at least 107, be a
8 MOUNTAINEER — Feb. 24, 2012 Park ranger Paul Zaenger tells Soldiers and Airmen from the FrontSoldiers, Airmen Range community about the history of Black Canyon during a joint single Soldiers and Airmen camping trip to the Gunnison National Park Feb. 19.enjoy outdoors Story and photos by share a bond dating back to 1872, when the Pfc. Andrew Ingram cavalry guarded and tended Yellowstone,4th Infantry Division Public Affairs Office the world’s first national park, said Wolin. “We wanted to make sure that these Twenty Soldiers and Airmen wrapped Soldiers are enjoying their public lands,” he said.in thick layers and wool hats looked “We want to make sure that they realize thesedisbelievingly at their campsite. places are part of what they are defending.” “This is where we are staying?” asked Army After a few minutes of horseplay, thePfc. KeAndra Wright, with a note of shock in military men and women cleared pathsher voice. “I can’t even see the ground.” through the snow and set up tents to guard Snow, at least 2-feet deep, covered the against the winter wind that would whipground and the picnic table. After a few more through their camp later that night.stunned moments, one Soldier gave a war Once the camp was complete, the rangerscry and dove into the snow, quickly followed and wilderness guides led the troops to aby many of the campers. trail, where the Soldiers and Airmen spent The Colorado National Parks Services the remainder of the daylight hours learningand Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides cross-country skiing.sponsored the camping trip to Black Canyon While skiing proved a difficult challengein the Gunnison National Park with the for many of the campers, the experienceBetter Opportunities for Single Soldiers and pushed them to find enjoyment in thingsSingle Airmen Initiative. they probably would not have expected, said The guides and rangers held the event to Wright, a financial management techniciangive back to servicemembers and encourage assigned to Company A, 230th FinanceColorado’s military community to become Battalion, 43rd Sustainment Brigade.more involved in the outdoor activities “I’m from Texas, so I had never seenoffered in the Centennial State, said Jeff snow before coming to Colorado,” WrightWolin, park ranger. said. “It’s cold, but since I’m in Colorado, I “The national parks service cares for 397 figured I should probably try a new experienceof America’s most special places,” Wolin and see if I like it.”said. “These are places that belong to all Darkness fell before the servicemembersAmericans. When these Soldiers and Airmen completed the cross country course, andare out defending our nation, they are headlamps illuminated the snow as the groupdefending democracy; they are defending slid back to its starting line and removed skis. Staff Sgt. Luis Rosa, Company B, 1st Special Troops Battalion 1st Brigadefreedom and they are defending our ideals. Back at camp, the Soldiers and Airmen Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, leads the way through the countrysideNational parks embody those ideals.” See Camping on Page 12 with snowshoes during a single Soldiers and Airmen camping trip to The military and national parks service Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park Feb. 19.
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10 MOUNTAINEER — Feb. 24, 2012From around the world‘Raider’ Soldier fulfills dream to save lives Story and photo by Pfc. Nathan Thome 1st Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs Capt. Paul Office, 4th Infantry Division Auchincloss, left, physician Certain individuals provide medical treatment to assistant,the sick and injured on a daily basis. These heroes use reviews atheir special skills to save people’s lives. This was the patient’s filedream of one little boy growing up in Rhodesia, with Pfc. ErikZimbabwe and South Africa, who eventually made Hughes, medic,his way to “Raider” Brigade to take care of Soldiers. both assigned Capt. Paul Auchincloss, physician assistant, to Headquartersassigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, and Headquarters1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Company, 1stCombat Team, 4th Infantry Division, grew up knowing Battalion, 22ndhis dream was to become a health care provider. Infantry Auchincloss said he moved around a lot growing Regiment, 1stup, eventually settling in Pietermaritzburg, South Brigade CombatAfrica, where he graduated high school in 1992. Team, 4thAfter graduating and not being eligible for medical Infantry Division,school, he decided to pursue a career in aviation, while Feb. 3, at thecontinuing to seek medical training. A combination Wounded Warriorof scholastic achievements and changing ethnic climate Medical Clinic onposed a considerable challenge. Fort Carson. As a result, Auchincloss said he went into aviationschooling, where he graduated at the top of his thanks to the persistent nudging and prodding University and later transferred to the University ofclass, becoming one of Zimbabwe’s youngest provided by his wife, who also had many similar Virginia School of Nursing.commercial pilots at the age of 19, and being goals and aspirations. Just prior to degree completion, he was picked upnamed pilot of the year and instructor pilot of the “I began to take Emergency Medical Technician by the Army’s Interservice Physician Assistantyear by the Mashonaland Flying Club in Zimbabwe and Shock Trauma Technician classes when I lived in Program, through which he was commissioned a U.S.in 1993 and 1994 respectively. Harrisonburg, Va., 14 days after entering the United Army officer and became a physician assistant. Auchincloss said he flew hunters and tourists in States — thanks to the hard work and preparation of “The Noncommissioned Officer Corps is theand out of neighboring countries until he moved to my devoted spouse,” said Auchincloss. “I also ‘Backbone of the Army,’” said Auchincloss. “I believethe United States in 1995. specialized in Heavy Vehicle Extrication, Vertical that it is this insight and experience that makes me a While living in America, Auchincloss decided Rope Rescue and Cave Rescue.” better leader and officer as it provides a differentto once again pursue his dream of becoming a doctor, The devoted medic received a commendation for perspective, which is useful in the medical community.” lifesaving excellence and was named rookie EMT of “I watched many of Auchincloss’ lectures to the year in 1996 by the Harrisonburg Rescue Squad. groups of medics and corpsmen; his mastery in the “... watching him with In 1997, Auchincloss enlisted in the Army, with subject of medicine, and ability to communicate it in an the goal of earning money for college and supporting entertaining style, reflected his passion of the subject,” patients showed how his Family. said Lt. 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12 MOUNTAINEER — Feb. 24, 2012Annual campaign kicks off By Staff Sgt. Wayne Barnett of interest-free loans or grants to director of finance for AER. “Well, Mountaineer Staff Soldiers for food, rent, utilities, emer- as long as Col. McLaughlin has gency transportation, essential vehicle checks in the AER checkbook, he “A strong tradition of Soldiers repair, funeral expenses, medical or has money for his Soldiers.”helping Soldiers” is the slogan dental expenses, and personal needs The goal set for this year’s AERthat will kick off this year’s Army when pay is delayed or stolen. campaign is $200,000.Emergency Relief Campaign, which “How many times have we told For more information about AER,runs March 1-May 15. Soldiers that just because you have visit the website or find it on Last year’s campaign raised checks in the checkbook it doesn’t Facebook at https://www.facebook.$126,187. mean you have money,” said retired com/pages/Army-Emergency-Relief- Army Emergency Relief was Col. Andrew H. Cohen, deputy Headquarters/307269482634371.established in 1942 by the secretaryof War and the Army chief of staffto provide emergency financialassistance to Soldiers and theirFamilies, according to the AER AER offers new categories, scholarships Editor’s note: The following information was pulled from an Army News Servicewebsite, http://www.aerhq.org. article written by Guy Shields, AER Public Affairs Since its inception AER has New categories of assistance and scholarshipprovided more than $1.2 billion in opportunities are now available through Army Emergency Relief.grants and loans to Soldiers and their Included among the new categories to Soldiers are FamilyFamilies, according to the website. member dental care, basic furniture needs, rental vehicles “Army Emergency Relief — in and replacement vehicles.the name itself — sends a powerful • Dental care eligible for AER assistance includes diagnosis,message, helping Soldiers and fillings, crowns, root canals, extractions, sealants andFamilies when there is an emergency,” emergency care to alleviate pain. Assistance will besaid Col. Robert F. McLaughlin, limited to no more than $4,000 per case.garrison commander. • Basic furniture needs include beds, cribs, sofas, chairs and One such Soldier who relied on tables. The intent is to assist those Soldiers and FamiliesAER when faced with an emergency establishing a household when the quarters have no furniture.was Sgt. Robert McPherson, 1st Additionally, this category would be eligible to Soldiers whoBattalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment, lost their furniture as a result of a natural disaster. Assistance2nd Infantry Division. will be limited to no more than $4,000. • Assistance for a rental vehicle is intended to help those Soldiers Sgt. Robert McPherson, 1st Battalion, 2nd Aviation McPherson’s daughter, Tiffany, on emergency leave, or waiting for the repair of a primarywas born with spina bifida while he Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, shown with vehicle. The rental period would normally be seven to 10 days.was in Advanced Individual Training • Assistance for a replacement vehicle is intended to help daughter, Tiffany, tells members of the audienceand he needed money to fly home. Soldiers when the cost to repair their current vehicle is how Army Emergency Relief helped his FamilyHe was given a grant from AER for greater than the vehicle’s value. Assistance will be limited when she was born with spina bifida, during thethe airline ticket. to not more than $4,000. 70th annual campaign kick off Feb. 16 at the Assistance is provided in the form Elkhorn Conference Center.Auchincloss were critically ill; when we weren’t Leonard. “He went to the combat outpost with Soldiers that he plans to continuefrom Page 10 busy with direct patient care, he used where that Soldier was stationed … to serve in the Army and keep treating that time for building a very functional participated in crisis intervention Soldiers, he said.Afghanistan, Auchincloss worked battalion aid station.” counseling, and supported the Soldiers “Becoming a physician assistant is anhard to take care of Soldiers. Even when times got tough, affected by the death.” honor. I’ve been an enlisted Soldier, and “His remarkable dedication to Auchincloss pushed on and continued In his service to his nation, now, I get to take care of those Soldiers,”patient care was manifested in several to treat and work with Soldiers. Auchincloss helped countless Soldiers said Auchincloss. “I’ve got a soft spot forways at our forward operating base,” “While working with Auchincloss, before and after his deployment with them; they do wonderful things for thissaid Leonard. “I saw him pull all- there was a (Soldier) who was killed by Raider Brigade. country, so being a physician assistant isnighters several times when patients an improvised explosive device,” said It is because of his love of working one of the best things that I can ask for.” Camping and check it all out again when it’s from Page 8 warm,” she said. The trip concluded with a few warmed themselves with bowls of hours of ice fishing at Curecanti hot soup and pasta before heading National Recreation Area, before the out to view the stars with local long ride back to Colorado Springs. astronomers. After two days of new experi- The next morning, the service- ences in the Colorado wild, Pfc. Ly members ate breakfast and broke Vang, infantryman, Company B, 1st camp before taking a snowshoe hike Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd around Black Canyon. Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry “Snowshoeing was a lot of fun,” Division, said more servicemembers said Air Force Staff Sgt. Cederic should travel and need to take Hill, space operator, 16th Space advantage of the many opportunities Control Squadron, 21st Operations life in the military affords them. Group, 21st Space Wing. “The view “I’ve been to a lot of places like was amazing and the guides told us this, but I have never camped in the a lot about the wildlife in this area.” snow,” said Vang. “It was cold, wool Hill said he hopes his positive socks and a warm sleeping bag are a experience during the trip would must, but I would most definitely encourage more Airmen to encourage other Soldiers to come become physically active during out here and try it.” their time off. Single Soldiers interested in “Seeing Black Canyon was my participating in BOSS events favorite part of the trip,” said should contact their company or Wright. “Where I come from is very battalion BOSS representatives, theFrom left, Cpl. Rachael Robertson, president, Fort Carson Better Opportunities for Single flat, so to see something like that is Fort Carson BOSS Office at 524-Soldiers; Spc. Darren Rippel, Company C, 4th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat almost indescribable. 2677 or attend one of the program’sTeam, 4th Infantry Division; and Pfc. Ly Vang, Company B, 1st Battalion, 68th Armor “I definitely want to see more bimonthly meetings held at theRegiment, 3rd BCT, 4th Inf. Div.; prepare their campsite Feb. 18 during a camping trip to Soldiers come out here. I know I’m Foxhole at 10 a.m., the first andBlack Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. going to come back this summer third Wednesday of each month.
Feb. 24, 2012 — MOUNTAINEER 13 New U.S. citizens recite the Pledge of Allegiance during the Feb. 16 naturalization ceremony at the Elkhorn Conference Center. Twenty-one Soldiers, Airmen and Family members from Mexico, the Philippines, Nigeria, Iraq, Palau, South Korea, American Samoa, Turkey, Cuba, Jamaica, Colombia, Germany and Nicaragua, took the Oath of Allegiance during the ceremony, officially becoming American citizens.Soldiers join ranks of U.S. citizens Story and photos by Andrea Sutherland audience, Candace Moon, immigration services officer from Denver, thanked New citizens came from Mexico, the Philippines, Nigeria, Iraq, Palau, was studying for a graduate degree. “It was funny because I actually Mountaineer staff Soldiers for their service. South Korea, American Samoa, requested a rotation in Turkey, but “You have already pledged Turkey, Cuba, Jamaica, Colombia, ended up in Korea where I met my Tristan Gomez squirmed in his allegiance to this great country,” she Germany and Nicaragua. wife,” Potoczny said.mother’s arms Feb. 16 at the Colorado said. “You have already committed to Didem Cal, wife of Lt. Col. The two have been marriedSprings Military Naturalization giving this country the ultimate that Don Potoczny, Directorate of for five years, but Cal was notCeremony. Born in the United States, anyone can give to this country.” Plans, Training, Mobilization and able to receive her U.S. citizenshipTristan had already been a U.S. citizen Nancy Montville, Soldier Security, said she was very happy until Feb. 16.for two years. After taking the Family Assistance Center, said to become a citizen. “Every time you move youOath of Allegiance, Tristan’s father, the Feb. 16 ceremony was one “I’m very proud,” she said, have to start the process over,”Pfc. Heyner Gomez, 2nd Special of the largest she had seen, with beaming. Potoczny said.Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade many Soldiers in the crowd Cal, originally from Turkey, “(The process) was long, butCombat Team, 4th Infantry Division, supporting their comrades. met her husband in Korea where she it was worth it,” said Cal.joined his son as an American. “I’m pretty proud,” “He beat us,” Gomez said, said Spc. Alejandrolaughing. “It’s a great honor and Bauta, 32ndaccomplishment. It was worth the Transportation Company,wait. My wife is in the process now.” 43rd Sustainment Gomez was born in Nicaragua, Brigade, new citizenbut has lived in the U.S. for 28 from Cuba. “I feelyears. His wife, Keilly Gomez, this country has donefrom Honduras, hopes to become well for me.”a citizen in the next year. Bauta joined Heyner Gomez was one of the military in21 Soldiers, Airmen and Family 2008, deploying tomembers who participated in the Afghanistan in 2010.naturalization ceremony held at “This is anotherthe Elkhorn Conference Center. way to repay this In her opening address to the country,” he said. “I feel this country has done well for me. ... This is another way to repay this country.” — Spc. Alejandro Bauta Pfc. Heyner Gomez, 2nd Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, poses for a picture with son, Tristan Gomez, 2, and wife, Keilly Gomez, after the Feb. 16 Colorado Springs Military Naturalization Ceremony.
14 MOUNTAINEER — Feb. 24, 2012Mothers, daughters bond over tea Story and photos by Abby and the other daughters at Samantha B. Koss her table watched in admiration as Special to the Mountaineer Cinderella serenaded them with songs from Disney movies. Mothers dressed up for afternoon tea “Abby was so excited to meetwith their daughters at the Southeast Cinderella,” Catevenis said. “She evenYMCA Feb. 18. got to take a picture with her.” Flowers, scones, finger food and pots In between ballads, mothers participatedfilled with hot tea and apple juice for the in a Mary Kay raffle. Mary Kaydaughters furnished each table to replicate representatives gave away gifts anda fairy tale-like tea party. samples of their products. While the event was opened to all This was the second year that themilitary installations in the area, more than southeast YMCA hosted the tea partyhalf of mothers and daughters came from as a military outreach program.Fort Carson to bond over afternoon tea and “We try to strengthen Family cohesionto meet the guest of honor, Cinderella. through this difficult time of constant Some daughters slipped on party dresses deployments,” said E.D. Rucker, militarywith white gloves while others dressed outreach program coordinator.up as their favorite princess character. The Southeast YMCA is the Armed Nicole Catevenis, wife of a Soldier Services YMCA for the area, and it hasin 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry 13 programs throughout the year forDivision, brought her daughter, Abby, the military community.3, to the tea party. “It is our responsibility to focus on “Abby had so much fun getting the military Family, and events like the teaready for the tea party,” Catevenis said. party offers Families an opportunity to“She loves dressing up … she has a bond,” Rucker said. “The southeast YMCAwhole box full of dress-up clothes.” has always been about the military Family.” Cinderella (Lori Rathbun) sings Disney songs to daughters during a tea party at the Southeast YMCA Feb. 18. “It is our responsibility to focus on the military Family ...” — E.D. Rucker April Philippi, Family member, pours tea for her daughter, Alexis, 4, during a tea party at the Southeast YMCA Feb. 18. The Transcript can publish your NOTICES OF GUARDIANSHIP AND ADOPTIONS NOTICES TO CREDITORS NAME CHANGES For more info call 634-1048
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Scholarships must beUpcoming events used by Dec. 31. Contact Sharon Blanchard or Beth LaClair at email@example.comLegal representatives — from the Judge Advocate or call 719-284-0301 for more information. General’s office will be outside Healer Chapel Balfour Beatty Scholarship — Balfour Beatty at Evans Army Community Hospital Monday from Communities offers academic scholarships for 9-11 a.m. to assist TRICARE beneficiaries. the 2012-2013 academic year to high school andArt exhibit — “Wounded in Action: An Art Exhibition undergraduate students of military members of Orthopaedic Advancements” is on display residing in post housing. Application deadline is through March 2 in B.K. George Hall at Evans April 15. Details and requirements may be found Army Community Hospital. Approximately 60 at http://www.bbcommunitiesfoundation.org. works of art created by wounded servicemembers Pregnancy and Parenting Portal — A new portal will be featured. from TriWest Healthcare Alliance connectsCasino night — The Mountain Post Spouses Club military Families to helpful information for various hosts Viva Las Carson Casino Night April 14 stages of pregnancy, as well as for adoption. from 6:30-11:30 p.m. at the Special Events Different from other pregnancy sites, the TriWest Center. Tickets cost $5 and may be purchased at portal offers information on TRICARE coverage the commissary March 3, 30, 31 and April 12 and locating a nearby military clinic. Access from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets may be purchased the site at http://www.triwest.com/pregnancy. at the Fort Carson Exchange March 17 and 31, Highway improvements — The Colorado April 7 and 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets Department of Transportation broke ground on purchased at the event cost $20. Proceeds benefit the second of three phases of safety and capacity the MSPSC Welfare Scholarship Program. improvements along State Highway 115 betweenOutdoor weekend — The National Park Service, Gates 1 and 6. The current phase will provide four in conjunction with Sierra Club, hosts an outdoor through traffic lanes from the edge of the recently weekend for military spouses April 13-15. The completed improvements near Gate 5 to the Rock purpose of the weekend excursion is to develop Creek bridge, located just south of Gate 6. It will a plan to get military Families outdoors. All also provide major safety improvements at the expenses paid and transportation is provided. intersection of State Highway 115 and Wilderness Interested participants should visit http://www. Road, just outside of Gate 6. The project has a for on-post ridesharing. Soldiers, civilians or sierraclub.org/outings/training/forms/ fixed completion date of Dec. 30. Contact Rick Family members who need a ride wait at one listening-session-application.asp. Orphan at 526-9267 for more information. of the designated “Give a Buddy a Ride” signs.Craft fair — The Mountain Post Spouses Club hosts Express bus sign-up — Interest is being assessed for Drivers willing and able to offer a ride to the Spring Fling Craft Fair April 28 from 9 a.m. to commuter express bus service to Fort Carson from someone standing at the sign can make 2 p.m. at the Special Events Center. Vendors may Fountain, Powers and Academy boulevards and on-the-spot arrangements to drive the person to apply for booth space on a first come, first served Interstate 25 corridors. Sign up now to indicate their desired destination. Participants are asked basis. Booth space for MPSC members costs $25 interest. The projected start date for the service is to be prudent and mindful of using the sites and $30 for nonmembers. Contact Sandi Spreier April. Fort Carson individuals are needed to help in a manner that does not impede traffic flow. at 719-351-3970 or email mpscvendorcoor@ demonstrate sufficient potential demand for express Hospital initiates no-show policy — A gmail.com for more information. commuter bus service, dedicated to serving Fort “Commander’s Appointment Policy” affects all Carson commuters with fast and convenient TRICARE beneficiaries who receive health careGeneral announcements service. For Soldiers and civilians, this service can services on Fort Carson and at the Premier Army be free. Go to http://tinyurl.com/RideExpress or Health Clinic. Multiple no-shows could result in theDonated annual leave for Fort Carson civilian call 526-6497 for more information and to sign up. stopping of medical services; Soldiers requiring unit employees — is currently being accepted for the Army Substance Abuse Program moved — to escorts to future appointments; patients may have following civilians under the Voluntary Leave building 1351 on Pershing Drive. Call 526-8529 to sign a statement acknowledging they understand Transfer Program. The employees who have for more information. the ramifications of multiple no-shows; a letter may exhausted all available leave because of medical 2-1-1 data expands to two counties — The Pikes be sent to the Soldier’s unit when he or his Family emergencies and are currently accepting leave Peak Area Council of Governments has partnered member has multiple no-shows or cancellations; donations are Lorenza Buller-Duran, Civilian with Pikes Peak United Way to include 2-1-1 data retirees with multiple missed appointments, “left Personal Advisory Center; Ann Armstrong, for El Paso and Teller counties in the Network without being seen,” or cancellations may have their Garrison Resource Management; Michael of Care for servicemembers, veterans and their locations of care changed. To cancel appointments Patrocky, Space and Missile Defense Command; Families. The service directory component of the during weekdays, beneficiaries can call the Vanessa Gallegos, Directorate of Human Network of Care now includes more than 1,500 TRICARE appointment line 719-457-2273 or Resources; Anthony Jackson and Heidi Parham, local resources to assist the military community, 866-422-7391 weekdays from 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and service providers and others. Visit http:// Appointments made through TRICARE online can Security; Heather Fox and Megan Cornell, pikespeak.networkofcare.org for more information. be canceled at http://www.tricareonline.com. Directorate of Emergency Services; Pauline Starks, New stop sign locations — The intersection of Laron Cosley and Tamara Morris, Dental Activity; Coleman and Grove streets has been changed Ongoing events and Crystal Miller, Directorate of Family and from a two-way stop to a four-way stop. The Morale, Welfare and Recreation. To donate annual additional stop signs are required to address Al-Anon meetings — Al-Anon is a 12-step leave under VLTP, contact the Garrison Resource recent changes in traffic conditions in that area. program for families and friends of alcoholics Management Office at 526-1841/1839 or Questions regarding this issue may be directed (admitted or not). Meetings take place in the firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain form to Directorate of Public Works Traffic Planning conference room of The Colorado Inn at 6 p.m. OMP-630A, “Request to Donate Annual Leave,” and Operations at 526-9267. every Monday. Attendance is free and anyone can or the OMP-630B for an outside agency. Share-a-Ride — is a free online car pool attend these open, anonymous meetings. ContactCut-your-own firewood program — Fort Carson coordination to and from post, as well as van Edith L. at 719-291-0628 for more information. launches a new cut-your-own firewood program. pool options, typically for those commuting Seeking speakers — The Fort Carson Public Affairs Active duty military, Department of Defense 30 or more miles to post. Riders are matched Office is seeking Soldiers, Family members and civilians and retirees may purchase firewood sale based on their origination and destination points, civilians from Fort Carson to speak about their permits for designated areas downrange. The as well as days and times of travel. Users specify work, training and varied experiences to public firewood is in burnt areas and needs removal in whether they are offering a ride, need a ride or if organizations throughout the Pikes Peak region. order to expedite recovery of the forest and to they are interested in sharing driving duties. When Speakers must be well-qualified professionals minimize the potential of a wild land fire. The wood a “match” is found, users are notified immediately who know how to capture and maintain an is dirty, but well-seasoned and is ready to burn. of rider options, allowing them to contact and audience’s attention for 20-30 minutes. Speakers Permits cost $10 for a half cord of wood, $15 for a coordinate ridesharing within minutes. Access the should be comfortable speaking to businesses, cord of wood and $40 for a three-cord maximum ride-share portal by visiting http://www.carson. professional organizations, community leaders, of wood. Customers must provide all necessary army.mil/paio/sustainability.html. civic groups and schools. Contact Samantha Koss labor, equipment and vehicle support. Firewood is “Give a Buddy a Ride” — is a voluntary program at 526-5996 or email@example.com.
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18 MOUNTAINEER — Feb. 24, 2012Building 1219, the first sustainable renovation project on Fort Carson, was completed at a cost of about$5.1 million. Constructing a new building to the same specifications is estimated at about $20 million.Sustainable makeover1950s barracks renovationtargets LEED certification Story and photos by Susan C. Galentine “The building had good ‘bones,’” Directorate of Public Works public relations said Kelly Hanna, DPW Engineering Division lead architect for the The lights click on, detecting when people occupy renovation. “It was basically selectedrooms, motion sensors on water fixtures dispense due to its central location in the The data collected from “green roof” will help determine the best usejust the right amount of water and inviting colors cantonment area and, because we knew of plants and grasses in Colorado’s semi-arid climate.were selected for the building’s interior color scheme. we had a lot of similar barracks across Directorate of Public Works and U.S. Army the Army, we knew this type of renovation could be of water to 120 degrees instead of the normalCorps of Engineers staff, the new occupants of the easily duplicated here and at other installations.” 180 degrees found in most buildings, and aresustainably-renovated building 1219, were greeted The facility will be the first Leadership in therefore much less energy intensive and expensiveby these energy- and water-efficient features and Energy and Environmental Design Silver-level to run, said Mike Henderson, the DPWmore, as 165 people moved into their new facility renovated facility on Fort Carson if the certification Engineering Division mechanical engineerin December. paperwork, on track for submission in spring, is technician who designed the building’s plumbing, The cost to transform the 1950s barracks approved by the U.S. Green Building Council. heating and cooling systems.building was about $5.1 million; the tab for a Attaining LEED certification means the building Most of the “waste energy” generated by thenew building constructed to the same specifications includes sustainable features to ensure the facility is boilers is captured and fed back into the system,would have been about $20 million. energy efficient, constructed with recycled-content bumping the efficiency of the boilers up to 97 percent The cost savings yielded by the renovation materials and includes elements that provide for over traditional boilers, which are approximatelyunderscores the value of such projects in a the comfort and well-being of the occupants. 80-percent efficient. Additionally, 2-inch thick pipebudget-conscious era, said Hal Alguire, DPW director. Standout features of building 1219 include the insulation plays a major role in keeping the water “We are testing some features in building two gas-fired condensing boilers that produce hot temperature constant to heat the entire building.1219 that we hope to replicate in future water pumped through a mile-long network of pipes See Renovation on Page 26building renovation,” he said. to heat the building. The boilers heat 264 gallons Having an Open House? Let our readers know! ONLY $30 For more information call 719-329-5236 or email m
Feb. 24, 2012 — MOUNTAINEER 19Manitou Springs pampers spouses Story and photo by the Families that often bear an incredible of a relationship with our military the day and dividing the spouses into Staff Sgt. Craig Cantrell burden when their loved ones are installations here in the region, groups to begin exploring the city. 4th Infantry Division Public deployed and away,” said Manitou specifically Fort Carson,” he said. Attack Battalion loved ones Affairs Office Springs Mayor Marc Snyder. The city opened its doors to a wandered the historical city taking in Snyder formally kicked off the day of pampering, including free the sights and learning about the history The City of Manitou Springs hosted day’s events at City Hall by giving a massages, gift bags and a tour of the of the city, before breaking for lunch.a wellness day Feb. 15 for the spouses brief history of the city and saying city for the “Attack” Battalion spouses. The day’s events ended when theof Fort Carson’s recently deployed 1st a few words about the connections “Knowledge that good people blaring screeches of police sirensBattalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment. the people of Manitou Springs are are caring for our loved ones’ replaced the tranquil sounds of the small “It’s a wonderful opportunity for trying to make with the surrounding health and wellness while we are city. Three police vehicles convergedus to express our appreciation for not military community. away is not only a source of solace on the town’s roundabout, blocking offjust the men and women in uniform “As mayor, I’ve long been a little to us, but also of great strength,” the three entrances into the circle.who serve our country so well, but to dismayed that we don’t have more said Lt. Col. David Moga, commander, The sirens drew the attention of 1st Bn., 2nd Avn. Reg. those who could hear the noise and The event came about because a crowd began to gather around the of an idea from an Attack Battalion roundabout’s edges. spouse, Maria Cristina Hernandez, In the middle of the roundabout whose husband, Chief Warrant Officer stood musicians, and people began 4 Peter Hernandez, an AH-64D to dance freely as the instruments Apache pilot, flew a mission earlier bellowed out their notes. that morning in Afghanistan. The instruments fell silent and the Hernandez collaborated with dancers began to clap their hands as local business owner Kathleen the display came to a close and the Morrow, who proposed the idea to crowd began to dissipate, signaling the Manitou Springs City Council. The the end of the day of pampering proposal went before officials in for the Attack Battalion spouses. the Manitou Springs City Council, The spouses found their way and local business owners. back to their vehicles and stopped Manitou Springs business owners into local shops before returning provided the spouses with coupons, to their daily lives. discounts on food and drinks and 25 “The fact that the entire town volunteer massage therapists offered free has gotten together to say ‘we support massages at six locations around town. you,’ it is such an honor, and it feels “This is a small way for us to so good to feel like people really do give back a little bit,” said Snyder. support you,” said Trish Karlson,Sandy Urban, energy therapist, explains the massage process before a session with The wellness day volunteers wife of Chief Warrant Officer 2Ivelisse Camacho, Family readiness group leader, 361st Aviation Detachment, 1st introduced the spouses to the Matthew Karlson. “We don’t get thatBattalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment, during the Manitou Springs wellness day Feb. 15. community, outlining the agenda for a lot, so it’s very special.” 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 715 South Academy Blvd. 1850 East Woodmen Rd. 412 Eagleridge Blvd. Ft. Carson 576-5151 Colorado Springs, CO 80910 Colorado Springs, CO 80920 Pueblo, CO 81008 Air Force Academy 472-0524 Peterson AFB 574-5252 719-637-3874 719-277-0553 719-553-0914
20 MOUNTAINEER — Feb. 24, 2012 Feb. 24, 2012 — MOUNTAINEER 21 Carson cooks producing art Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Wayne Barnett Mountaineer Staff It’s not typical dining facility fare — fennel-crusted tuna with jicama, seared duck breast, saffron-infused rice and strawberry rhubarb tart with raspberry whipped cream and blackberry sauce. These are just some of the dishes that 11 Fort Carson cooks prepared Feb. 14-15 to practice for the 37th U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition Wednesday-March 7 at Fort Lee, Va. “The hardest part of the competition we face is eight days of continuous competitions with one of those lasting 36 hours,” said team captain Warrant Officer Ronald Burwell, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. The U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee is the largest culinary competition in North America, according to the U.S. Army Quartermaster School website, http://www.quartermaster.army.mil. Since 1973, the competition has been held each year with the exception of 1991 and 2003, during Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom. The competition is sanctioned by the American Culinary Federation and showcases the talents of military chefs from around the globe in all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, according to the website. “I think our biggest challenge is that the other teams do train year-round and may have a little more experience, but with hard work and dedication I feel we will pull through,” said Spc. Paige Atkinson, 64th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd BCT, 4th Inf. Div. The team is comprised of team leader Sgt. 1st Class Javier Carrasco, 64th BSB, 3rd BCT, 4th Inf. Div.; Burwell; Sgt. Tabb Hall and Pvt. Mathew Murren, 1st Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment; Atkinson, Spcs. Kishor Giri, Shawn Hafele and Andrew Timm, 64th BSB, 3rd BCT, 4th Inf. Div.; Sgt. Guy Donnelly, 1st Bn., 66th Armor Reg., 1st BCT, 4th Inf. Div.; Spc. Tabitha Howard, 3rd Bn., 29th Field Artillery Reg., 3rd BCT, 4th Inf. Div.; Spc. Joseph Lynn, 68th Combat Sustainment Support Bn., 43rd Sustainment Brigade; and Spc. Paul Mitchell and Pvt. Michael Rhodes, 1st STB, 1st BCT, 4th Inf. Div. This year’s competition will introduce some new categories, such as live on site melon carving and cake decorating. Results from the competition will be announced in March. Spc. Paige Atkinson, 64th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, explains her dishes to Maj. Gen. Joseph Anderson, commanding general, 4th Inf. Div. and Fort Carson. Atkinson is one of the cooks representing the post at the 37th annual competition at Fort Lee, Va. Delectable desserts are shown on display at the Fort Carson Culinary Academy during the cold table display Feb 15. The desserts are just part of theA buffet platter and a plate in a frame showcase this year’s theme of “Food as 21st display that willCentury Art” at the cold buffet display Feb. 15 at the Fort Carson Culinary Academy be put on by thein advance of the 37th annual Military Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Carson culinary team during competition at Fort Lee, Va., beginning Wednesday. Part of a winning five-course meal is on display at the Culinary Academy at Fort Carson Feb. 15. Eleven Carson cooks are headed to Fort Lee, Va. Wednesday-Mar. 7 for the 37th annual Military Culinary Arts Competition. It isLayout by Jeanne Mazerall the largest culinary competition in North America.
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24 MOUNTAINEER — Feb. 24, 2012Take time to slow down, seek GodCommentary by Chap. (Maj.) Glenn Palmer not fear them (the ways of death); U.S. Army Garrison Fort Carson Religious listen to my voice, just listen Support Office to my voice.” There are so many voices It’s amazing how things stick in your mind. I calling to us and competing forwas thinking about “voices” recently when my our time, energy and attention.daughter, Keturah, 21, and her cousin, Rachel, The voices of mission, career,22, were with us for Christmas; a visit which deployment, stress, trauma,included a lot of giggling. A few years ago, just voices of Family and friends andbefore coming on active duty, I had the pleasure of bills to pay; all oftaking my daughter and some of her friends, three these and so manysilly but otherwise well-behaved teenage girls more threaten to “I know my own sheep,known at the time as “tweens,” to see the “Lord fragment our lives.of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.” We are pulled in and they know me … Now if you have read the books, as I did so many differentin school, you will know that all the books directions. In they will listen towritten by J.R.R. Tolkien as well as the moviescenter on themes of light versus darkness and the midst of so many things — my voice, and theregood versus evil. The books, all Christian fantasy,like C.S. Lewis’ “Chronicles of Narnia” series, are so many voices vying for your time, will be one flock withmetaphors for the life and journey of the believer. There is a scene in the movie where Frodo, energy and attention, many of them one shepherd.”a hobbit and a hero, having been wounded by — John 10:14-16 wonderful things —the forces of evil, lays dying. In the midst of this it is my hope and the voice of God calling you byscene of death, an elf comes to his rescue and she prayer that you take some time to slow down name, over and above all the other voices and thatprepares to take Frodo to a place of safety on and spend some alone time with God and his you are able to draw near to the God, the goodher white stallion. Outnumbered and riding and word in prayer. It is my hope that in the midst of shepherd who first draws near to you.maneuvering through the horsemen and the the chaos of life that you are able to take time to “God, our hearts are restless until they resthenchmen of darkness, she says to Frodo, “I do seek first the things of God and that you hear in you.” — Saint Augustine.Chapel briefsFacebook: Search “Fort Carson Chaplains Chapel Schedule (Religious Support Office)” for the latest ROMAN CATHOLIC chapel events and schedules. Day Time Service Chapel Location Contact Person Saturday 4-45 p.m. Reconciliation Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Cecilia Croft/526-5769Military Council of Catholic Women meets Saturday 5 p.m. Mass Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Cecilia Croft/526-5769 Friday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Soldiers’ Sunday 8:15-8:45 a.m. Reconciliation Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Cecilia Croft/526-5769 Memorial Chapel. For more information call Sunday 9 a.m. Mass Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Cecilia Croft/526-5769 Sunday 10:30 a.m. Religious education Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Pat Treacy/524-2458 526-5769 or visit “Fort Carson Military Sunday 10:30 a.m. RCIA Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Pat Treacy/524-2458 Council of Catholic Women” on Facebook. Sunday 11 a.m. Mass Healer Evans Army Hospital Fr. Nwatawali/526-7347Knights of Columbus, a Catholic group for men Mon-Fri 11:45 a.m. Mass Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Cecilia Croft/526-5769 Mon-Thurs noon Mass Healer Evans Army Hospital Fr. Nwatawali/526-7347 18 and older, meets the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at Soldiers’ Memorial PROTESTANT Friday 4:30 p.m. Intercessory prayer, Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Chap. Stuart/524-4316 Chapel. Call 526-5769 for more information. Bible StudyProtestant Women of the Chapel meets Tuesday Sunday 9 a.m. Protestant Healer Evans Army Hospital Chap. Gee/526-7386 Sunday 9 a.m. Communion Service Provider Barkeley & Ellis Chap. Landon/526-2803 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Soldiers’ Memorial Sunday 9:15 a.m. Sunday School Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Heidi McAllister/526-5744 Chapel. Free child care is available. Email Sunday 9:30 a.m. Sunday School Prussman Barkeley & Prussman Heidi McAllister/526-5744 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit PWOC Fort Carson Sunday 11 a.m. Protestant Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Chap. Stuart/524-4316 Sunday 11 a.m. Gospel Prussman Barkeley & Prussman Ursula Pittman/503-1104 on Facebook for more information. Sunday 10 a.m. Chapel NeXt Veterans Magrath & Titus Chap. Palmer/526-3888Catholic Religious Education registration is Sunday 2:30-4:30p.m. Youth ministry Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Heidi McAllister/526-5744 under way for the religious education year, Sunday 5:30 p.m. Chapel NeXt Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Chap. Black/524-1822 Tuesday 9:30 a.m. PWOC Soldiers’ Nelson & Martinez Chap. Stuart/524-4316 which runs through May 6 for children age 4 through high school students. Email JEWISH email@example.com to obtain a Fort Carson does not offer Jewish services on post. Contact Chap. (Lt. Col.) Fields at 503-4090/4099 for Jewish service and study information registration form. Classes are Sunday from 10:30-11:50 a.m. at Soldiers’ Memorial ISLAMIC SERIVCES Fort Carson does not offer Islamic services on post. Contact the Islamic Society at 2125 N. Chestnut, 632-3364 for information. Chapel. Adult Bible study and classes for adults seeking to join the Catholic Church (FORT CARSON OPEN CIRCLE) WICCA are also held during religious education. Sunday 1 p.m. Provider Chapel, Building 1350, Barkeley and Ellis firstname.lastname@example.orgSpanish Bible Study meets at Soldiers’ Memorial Chapel Tuesday at 6 p.m. Contact Staff Sgt. Jose COLORADO WARRIORS SWEAT LODGE Varga at 719-287-2016 for more information. Meets once or twice monthly and upon special request. Contact Michael Hackwith or Wendy Chunn-Hackwith at 285-5240 for information.Community Prayer Lunch is held the third Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at Soldiers’ Memorial Chapel. Lunch is provided; bring side dishes, salads or desserts.Deployed Spouses Group meets for fellowship, Howard Fields takes place Wednesday Heartbeat, a support group for battle buddies, food and spiritual guidance Wednesday at 5 p.m. from noon to 1 p.m. at Provider Chapel. Family members and friends, meets the at Soldiers’ Memorial Chapel Fellowship Hall. For more information, call 526-8263. second Tuesday of each month from Children are welcome to attend. Call Cecilia Bible Bistro: Tuesday cookout 6:30-8 p.m. at the Fallen Heroes Family Croft at 526-5769 for more information. and Bible study at Veterans Chapel — Center, building 6215, 6990 MekongLatter Day Saints Soldiers: Weekly Institute Class check Facebook page for the next St. The group is open to members (Bible study) is Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Soldiers’ event. Enjoy food and fellowship from of all branches of service. Contact Memorial Chapel. Call 719-266-0283 or 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. For more Richard Stites at 719-598-6576 719-649-1671 for more information. information call Chap. (Maj.) Glenn or Cheryl Sims at 719-304-9815 forJewish Lunch and Learn with Chap. (Lt. Col.) Palmer at 526-3888 or 803-319-5296. more information. Has someone in your organization recently received kudos? Contact Mountaineer staff at 526-4144 or email email@example.com.
Feb. 24, 2012 — MOUNTAINEER 27Trojans begin playoff chase Story and photo by Walt Johnson Mountaineer staff It has been an interesting year for theFountain-Fort Carson High School boysbasketball team. The year will culminatein a trip to the Colorado 5A state playoffsas the Trojans seek to put a positive end-ing to one of the strangest years in theschool’s basketball history. The Trojans will meet Eaglecrest, whobeat Fort Collins, 48-30, Tuesday. TheTrojans received a first-round bye. The season could not have gotten offto a more questionable start for theTrojans. The team’s former head coachresigned and its current head coach, GregWilliams, inherited not only the task ofputting together the varsity team with shortnotice, but also had to blend a lot of talenttogether that had not played as a team. Early in the season, Williams’ teamplayed a murderous schedule the first sixweeks of the season. The team faced someof the top teams in the state, posting a 6-6record. No one knew what to expect fromthe Trojans as the early season test servedthe team well as it ran off 15 straightvictories to enter the state playoffs as oneof the hottest teams. The Trojans are one of the fewteams south of Denver to make it intothe tournament this year. They are,without a doubt, worthy of a playoff spot.The Trojans bring a balanced scoringattack and a sound defensive-mindedteam into the tournament and should bea difficult opponent. If the Trojans win Friday’s contest,they will move on to meet the winner ofNo. 1 seed Chaparral and No. 8 DakotaRidge Tuesday at 7 p.m. If Chaparralwins, they will host the Trojans; ifDakota Ridge wins, they will travel to Fountain-Fort Carson’s Brent Jackson shoots over two Rampart Rams defenders Feb. 17 at Fountain-Fort Carson High School.Fountain-Fort Carson. The Trojans, who defeated the Rams, host Eaglecrest in a second-round Colorado state playoff game Friday at 7 p.m.Mountaineer Sports Feature Cheer time Members of the Fort Carson Youth Services Center 7-9-year-old cheerleading team react to a play during action Saturday at the Fort Carson youth center. The cheerleading program is designed to help young girls develop the skills, coordination, discipline and teamwork needed to make a cheer squad. Officials say the program is as valuable for the girls as the basketball program is for the boys and girls who play the sport. Photo by Walt Johnson
28 MOUNTAINEER — Feb. 24, 2012On the BenchCarson hostsboxing nationalchampionships By Walt Johnson Call the American Red Cross Mountaineer staff at 526-2311 or 526-7144 for more information. Fort Carson hosts the 2012 Cheyenne Shadows Golf ClubUSA Boxing National Championships kicks off the spring season withSunday-March 3 at the Special two April events.Events Center. The golf course staff kicks off its Army boxers are currently sharpening popular “Club for Kids Day activitytheir skills at the World Class Athlete April 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. TheProgram boxing gym in preparation event is open to youths ages 6-16.for the event. The active-duty post championship According to USA boxing officials, is scheduled for April 14-15.this year’s tournament will be a critical Fort Carson bowlers will oncepiece of the qualification process for male again have an opportunity to representathletes for the 2012 Olympic Games in the Army in interservice competition.the seven nonqualified weight divisions. Bowlers can sign up for a chanceThe event’s champions will advance to to compete in the next All-Armythe second and final international Bowling Tournament. The winners at theOlympic qualifier in Brazil in May. prestigious tournament will represent Admission for the preliminaries, the Army against the Air Force,semifinal rounds and women’s non- Marines and Navy at the upcomingOlympic and men’s qualified weight interservice championship.division finals will be free of charge. The Army will conduct its trial Championship night is sold out. camp at Joint Base San Antonio, Photo by Walt JohnsonTickets are available via Tempo Ticketsat http://www.tempotickets.com/ Texas, May 7-12. The team will be selected to compete in the interservice Burning caloriestempotickets/site/pages/event. competition at Joint Base San Antonio Coco Nelson, left, Waller Physical Fitness Center Zumba instructor, Fort Carson’s women’s intramural May 13-19. For more information continues to have capacity crowds for the 1,000-calorie burningteam will host Northeastern Junior or to apply, go to https://apps. Zumba classes offered at the fitness center.College Tuesday at 5 p.m. imcom.army.mil/APPTRACMAIN. The game will be held at WallerPhysical Fitness Center. Admissionis free. The Directorate of Family andMorale, Welfare and Recreation staffholds a St. Patrick’s Day Run March 16. The event will be a 3.14-mile runthat is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Thedirectorate is currently holding earlyregistration at Garcia Physical FitnessCenter from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. March 15is the last day for early registration.There will be an opportunity to registerthe day of the race from 1:30-3:30 p.m. According to race officials, allentry fees are nonrefundable; they areaccepting cash or check only. Checksshould be made payable to DFMWR.Officials also said registration forms canbe picked up at any of the fitness centerson post or downloaded from theDFMWR website. T-shirts are guaranteedfor the first 200 early registrants A five-kilometer run/walk will beheld on post March 10 in conjunctionwith Red Cross Month. The event is billed as a free funevent by race organizers. It will beginat the Special Events Center at 8 a.m.Early registration is being taken atthe Red Cross Office, located at 1675Ellis St., building 1217, room 101;or at Evans Army Community Hospitalin room 1033; from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Pre-registration will close March 9at noon. According to race officials,baby strollers are authorized on the Photo by Walt Johnsondirt trail, but they advise people tobe aware that the terrain consists It’s mineof steep hills and sharp turns. A member of the Fort Carson Youth Services Center traveling basketball team yanks down a rebound in front of opponentsOfficials recommend jogging strollers Sunday at Sierra High School in Colorado Springs during the Basketball Factory Tournament.fit for dirt terrain be used.
Feb. 24, 2012 — MOUNTAINEER 29Mountaineer Athlete of the Week Paul Key Intramural basketball player Paul Key was a typical young man growing up. Before going to high school he played as many sports as he possibly could. When he got to high school, he settled on playing basketball. In fact, he was good enough at basketball to get some scholarship offers, but instead chose to attend West Point and become an Army officer. What is your favorite personal sports moment? I played on the U.S. national team for team handball and we made the Pan-American Games, which is an Olympic qualifier. Qualifying for a tournament of that nature and playing against the top teams in South America has been the most exciting moment for me. What is your favorite professional sports moment? I love watching Jeremy Lin (New York Knicks point guard) right now because I think he’s a great example of perseverance. He’s humble and he works hard. I think he is a real example the kids could look up, to especially those who are trying to learn the game of basketball. If you could meet any sports personality who would it be? Michael Jordan. He had the best work ethic and was a winner, and I think you can learn a lot from him about life in general and not just sports. What is the one thing you would like to do in sports that you have not done yet? I would love to qualify and be on an Olympic team for team handball. That is my goal and my dream (to) one day represent the country on an Olympic team handball group. People who don’t know me would be surprised to know … I am very artsy and do a lot of creative design on the side. Currently I’m designing the graphic design for the USA Volleyball website. Photo by Walt Johnson Gentle Dental Care Howard Short, D.M.D. Accepting United Concordia Insurance for military families! Botox and Dermafill Treatment Available! CALL FOR APPOINTMENT! 719-574-7631 5739 Constitution Ave. (SW corner Constitution and Powers next to Walgreens) CARE CREDIT ACCEPTED Get a new set of keys... ... to your new or slightly used auto, that you can find in our Classified Section. For advertising information call 329-5236
30 MOUNTAINEER — Feb. 24, 2012 Looking for food, fun — Story and photos by dessert pizzas and ICEE beverages. Nel Lampe The $1.89 drink includes soft drinks, Mountaineer staff coffee or tea and free refills. Beer and wine are also available. Sometimes a family just needs to get Weekdays, the adult buffet is $4.99; out of the house and have some fun. iT’Z it’s $6.99 after 4 p.m. Friday and all day is a place to do that — and even if the Saturday and Sunday. weather is inclement, iT’Z is indoors. The child’s buffet costs $3.99 for On the city’s east side, iT’Z is the ages 4-12. Children 3 and under eat free. one-stop place for family, food and fun. Tuesday, buffets are $2.99 and To gain admission. iT’Z requires drinks are priced at 99 cents. that everyone buy a $1.89 drink and an Show active-duty military identification all-you-can-eat buffet for $3.99 for and get a free points card. children and $4.99 for adults on weekdays. If everybody’s hungry, then head to Play is optional — play cards are sold the food area and choose a dining area. at the entrance. Game points are $5 for There’s Toon’z, where cartoons play 20 points, $10 for 40 points, $20 for 80 continuously. The Galaxy Drive In has points (get 20 points free) and $50 for a feature film showing on the screen. 200 points, and get 100 free. A fun card Music is in the Hollywood room. For the costs 50 cents, but hang on to it and re-use sports guys, Game Time has televisions it on the next visit. tuned to sports channels. iT’Z also has meal and play deals. For After eating, head to Fun World. $14.99, get a $15 fun card (60 points) The big carnival ride, the “Kite Flyer,” and the buffet and drink. The Big Deal, is a crowd favorite. Riders can channel $23.99, buys an unlimited buffet, drink Superman, getting on the ride in an arms and a $25 fun card (120 points). The raised, face down position. When the iT’Z Biggest Deal includes unlimited ride spins, riders go up and down. It’s video games, unlimited attractions and popular with adults and children who the buffet and drink for $26.99. are at least 42 inches tall. The iT’Z deals can also be purchased Rides in Fun World include bumper online at a discount. cars and Speedway. Traditional game such You won’t go hungry. The buffet as Skee Ball, pinball, Ten-Pin Bowling includes all-you-can-eat pizza, several and hoops are available. Arcade games pasta and sauces, including macaroni and attractions include racing cars, Sega and cheese, and a 40-item salad bar. Wolf, motorcycles, The Ocean Hunter, There’s a baked potato bar and three Final Furlong, Extreme Hunting, Crisis soups. Several pizzas are available to Zone, The Aliens, Ghost Squad, Alpine Guitar Hero is one of 150 games in Fun World at iT’Z, along with Kite Flyer, select from, or request a favorite pizza Racer, Speed Demon, Super Trivia, Spin bumper cars and Ten-Pin bowling. from an attendant and it’ll be on the bar ‘N’ Win, Angry Birds, Top Skater, Guitar in about seven minutes. Hero, Time Crisis 3, Big Buck Hunter, A selection of desserts tops off the Sega Clay Challenge and Let’s Go Jungle. meal — jello, pudding, apple crisp, Visit a photo booth or try Dance Dance Rayce Jenness’ favorite is the motorcycle rides in iT’Z Fun World on the city’s east side. Go-karts are on the Speedway in Fun World at iT’Z. Point cards or meal and play deals are available.
Feb. 24, 2012 — MOUNTAINEER 31try Just the Facts • TRAVEL TIME — 30 minutes • FOR AGES — anyoneRevolution. For • TYPE — food, funthe under 12set, there’s • FUN FACTOR — ★★★★★Monkey Jam. There are arcade (Out of 5 stars)and midway games • WALLET DAMAGE — $$that pay in tickets, anda place for winners to $ = Less than $20trade tickets for prizes. $$ = $21 to $40 And don’t forget those $$$ = $41 to $60crane games. There’s a “soft” area for younger $$$$ = $61 to $80children, between the Speedway and Several pizzas are available on the (BASED ON A FAMILY OF FOUR)Tin-Pin Bowling. It has a hollow tree, a all-you-can-eat buffet at iT’Z. A saladslide, a cupcake and a cookie path. bar, pasta dishes, baked potatoes, iT’Z occupies a 45,000-square-foot soups and desserts are also available.building, featuring bright colors and highceilings and has a sense of fun about it. There aren’t many iT’Z facilitiesaround — the first was in Albuquerqueand the second is the Colorado Springsone. There are now three iT’Z facilities inTexas, and all have a similar look andmenus, but the game selection maybe different. iT’Z has about 150 gamesor rides in each facility. iT’Z is the place to schedule birthdayparties, sports banquets or other groupoutings. Call 623-1550 for detailsand arrangements. iT’Z hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.Sunday-Thursday. iT’Z is open 11 a.m.to 9:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to9:30 p.m. Saturday. The buffet is shutdown an hour before closing. iT’Z is at 3035 New Center Point,just east of Powers Boulevard, about ablock from the Cinemark movie complex.There’s free parking in front. Join the E Club on the website andget coupons. Visit the website athttp://www.itzusa.com.The Colorado Springs iT’Z facility, near the Cinemark theaters off Powers Boulevard, is at 3035 New CenterPoint. Another iT’Z is in Albuquerque, N.M., and Euless, Pasadina and Willowbrook, Texas. Purchase of a buffet Places to see in theand drink is required for everyone; purchase game cards as desired, or choose a meal and play deal. Pikes Peak area.
32 MOUNTAINEER — Feb. 24, 2012 GET Academy Concerts present — World Arena March 1 at 7 p.m. Tickets are at Out • “One Night of Queen,” a tribute to the rock band, performed by Gary Mullen and the World Arena box office,; call 576-2626. the Works, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. St. Patrick’s Day Parade — starts at noon March • “Blast,” a rousing mix of spectacle 17 in downtown Colorado Springs. More than and sound, in Arnold Hall Theater March 10 100 bands, floats and leprechauns march in at 7:30 p.m. the parade along Tejon Street in downtown • “Shrek the Musical,” April 13-14. Colorado Springs. The parade is free.Pikes Peak Center — Upcoming events at For tickets and information, call the box the theater are: office, 333-4497, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center presents “Of • Opera Theatre of the Rockies presents Mice and Men” March 15-April 1. Performances “La Traviata” March 3-4. The March 3 Buffalo Bill’s birthday will be celebrated at are Thursdays-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday performance is at 7:30 p.m., and the the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave Sunday and Sunday at 2 p.m. March 4 performance is at 3 p.m. from noon to 3 p.m. The event is free, and • Chris Isaak is in the Pikes Peak includes a group of Buffalo Bill look-alikes. Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Avenue Center March 12 at 7:30 p.m. Explore the museum and join in the annual Parkway, observes a free day March 31 • National Dance Company of Ireland buffalo-chip tossing contest. The museum is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 720-865-5000 for presents “Rhythm of the Dance,” March 24, in Golden, 987 1/2 Lookout Mountain Road, information. The museum is in downtown at 8 p.m. Exit 256 off Interstate 70 west. Denver. Parking is at a nearby garage. The • “Experience Hendrix Tribute Tour” website is http://www.denverartmuseum.org. is March 30 at 8 p.m. The Fine Arts Center offers free general • “Rain — A Tribute to the Beatles” is admission on the third Tuesday of each month. Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys March 31, at 7:30 p.m. The next public free day is March 20, 10 a.m. to has a free family day Sunday, 1-4 p.m. The • “Stuart Little,” an Imagination 8 p.m. Free guided tours at 10 and 11 a.m. and museum is at 1880 Gaylord St., call 303-322- Celebration production, is in the Pikes Peak 1 and 6 p.m. The Fine Arts Center is at 30 West 1053. The website is http://www.dmmdt.org. Center April 23. Lobby activities are at 6 p.m.; Dale St.; call 634-5581 for more information. the show starts at 7 p.m. Leadville holds its annual Ski Joring and Crystal For tickets to any of these events, call 530- The Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum has a Carnival — March 2-4, filled with contests: SHOW or visit the box office at 190 S. Cascade Ave. traveling exhibit during February, focusing on snowman building, sled dog races, snowshoe the life, accomplishments and legacy of races, bike races and ski joring,— people on skisWorld Arena has these performances scheduled: Abraham Lincoln. “A Man of His Time, A pulled by horses race through obstacle courses on• Cirque du Soleil: Dralion has performances Man for All Times.” The museum is at 215 S. Main Street in Leadville. For information go to through Sunday. Tejon St. Entrance is free. http//www.skijoringandcrystalcarnival. Leadville• “The Thorn,” a dramatic portrayal of the is west of Colorado Springs on Highway 24. passion of Christ, is in the World Arena for A free Children’s History Hour is Saturday, four performances March 30-April 1. 10-11:30 a.m. in the Colorado Springs Pioneers “Sunday with Larry” presented by conductor• “Disney on Ice - 100 Years of Magic” will be Museum, 215 S. 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