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  • 1. Vol. 70 No. 21 May 25, 2012 Word of the month: Sacrifice Photo by Staff Sgt. Andrew Porch Heroes’ welcome Soldiers of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, march past Colorado escorted to the Fort Carson Special Events Center, where they were greeted and Patriot Guard Riders at the Fort Carson Arrival/Departure Air Control Group, received by friends and loved ones. By the end of June, nearly 3,800 Soldiers of welcoming the Soldiers home from a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan, May 8. “Warhorse” Brigade will have redeployed, having successfully completed their “Warhorse” Soldiers completed in-processing upon arrival at the A/DACG and were mission. See pages 24-25 for more.School-Age Services earns accreditation By Andrea Sutherland process) turned our program staff into a team.” reliable verification that provides confidence and Mountaineer staff Patriot School-Age Services, which began support to an after school program’s children and youth, operating in July 2010 under the Directorate of parents, staff and community partners. The COA The Council on Accreditation announced May 15 Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, provides accreditation process involves a detailed reviewthat Fort Carson Patriot School-Age Services a variety of programs for children in first to fifth and analysis of both a program’s administrativereceived accreditation after completing a rigorous grades both after school and during the summer operations and its service delivery practices.”six-month process. months. The program supports technology, sports and Durgin said the Army-mandated accreditation “This was an excellent opportunity for our staff,” drama clubs as well as several summer camps. process validated the programs and services Patriotsaid Michelle Durgin, acting youth administrator, In its official announcement of the accreditation, See Patriot on Page 4Child, Youth and School Services. “The (accreditation the COA wrote, “COA accreditation is an objective and Message board INSIDE Find “U.S. Army Fort Carson” on Facebook for current news and events. Page 10 Page 15 Page 22
  • 2. 2 MOUNTAINEER — May 25, 2012 MOUNTAINEERCommanding General:Garrison Commander: Maj. Gen. Joseph Anderson A challenge to honor all Commentary by Staff Sgt. Craig Cantrell cope with the rigors of training, hardships of combat and Col. David L. Grosso 4th Infantry Division Public Affairs Office loss of brothers and sisters in arms?Fort Carson Public Affairs Officer: What drives men or women to serve their country? Dee McNutt Courage on the battlefield comes from the deepest Glory? Sacrifice? Belief that the cause is just? How does part of a Soldier’s spirit and will carry him through the the Soldier on the battlefield justify spilling another’sChief, Print and Web Communications: battle or lead him to the grave. blood, or his own? Rick Emert Many have attempted to immortalize the American Any servicemember who has experienced the lossEditor: Devin Fisher fighting spirit through books, movies and tales of bravery, of a comrade will tell you it’s far from easy to acceptStaff writer: Andrea Sutherland gallantry and courage in the line of duty. It was Plato and impossible to forget. who once said, “Only the dead have seen the end of war.” Yet, every day more than 1 million AmericanHappenings: Nel Lampe But the true story of our nation’s conflicts can servicemembers fulfill duties they swore during an oath toSports writer: Walt Johnson only be told by those who have lived it; those who support and defend the Constitution of the United StatesLayout/graphics: Jeanne Mazerall have fought, bled and triumphed on the battlefield against all enemies, both foreign and domestic. alongside their comrades. The reasoning may be different for each, but the This commercial enterprise newspaper is Military service is a job like no other. The hours common goal unites all who serve and die together in thean authorized publication for members of the are long, the pay is enough to survive and the dangers oldest form of diplomacy and dispute settlement.Department of Defense. Contents of the are ever present. And military service raises more President Ulysses S. Grant said, “Let us haveMountaineer are not necessarily the official questions than it answers. peace,” on a day he declared a national holiday toview of, or endorsed by, the U.S. Government or What drives warriors to do what they do? How do they commemorate the sacrifices of the American warrior.the Department of the Army. Printed circulationis 12,000 copies. For nearly 200 years, the men and The editorial content of the women who have carved out a placeMountaineer is the responsibility of the Public in the world for the American wayAffairs Office, Fort Carson, CO 80913-5119, of life, through their sacrifice andTel.: 526-4144. The e-mail address courage on the battlefield, have been The Mountaineer is posted on the memorialized in many ways.Internet at Following the Civil War, the The Mountaineer is an unofficial northern states celebrated Decorationpublication authorized by AR 360-1. The Day to honor the memory of fallenMountaineer is printed by Colorado SpringsMilitary Newspaper Group, a private firm in Union Soldiers; the southern statesno way connected with the Department of the celebrated Confederate Memorial Day.Army, under exclusive written contract with Originally named DecorationFort Carson. It is published 49 times per year. Day, the observation would become The appearance of advertising in this what we know today as Memorial Day,publication, including inserts or supplements,does not constitute endorsement by the commemorating all of America’sDepartment of the Army or Colorado Springs soldiers, who, when called to theMilitary Newspaper Group, of the products or front lines in defense of their country,services advertised. The printer reserves the made the last measure of devotion —right to reject advertisements. the ultimate sacrifice. Everything advertised in this publicationshall be made available for purchase, use or How do we memorialize andpatronage without regard to race, color, religion, commemorate these souls who havesex, national origin, age, marital status, physical selflessly given everything they arehandicap, political affiliation or any other for a cause or pursuit of a nationalnonmerit factor of the purchaser, user or patron. goal? Arlington National CemeteryIf a violation or rejection of this equalopportunity policy by an advertiser is confirmed, in Virginia, the Vietnam Veteransthe printer shall refuse to print advertising Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C.,from that source until the violation is corrected. and myriad statues and monumentsFor display advertising call 634-5905. are all tokens of our nation’s gratitude All correspondence or queries regarding and promise that we will never forgetadvertising and subscriptions should be directedto Colorado Springs Military Newspaper the sacrifice of the brave souls whoGroup, 31 E. Platte Avenue, Suite 300, selflessly served and preserved theColorado Springs, CO 80903, phone 634-5905. American way of life. The Mountaineer’s editorial content is And as our comrades continue toedited, prepared and provided by the Public serve at home and abroad, continuallyAffairs Office, building 1430, room 265, FortCarson, CO 80913-5119, phone 526-4144. placing themselves in harm’s way so that Releases from outside sources are so we may enjoy the freedoms that someindicated. The deadline for submissions to the take for granted every day, I encourageMountaineer is close of business the week everyone — servicemembers, veterans,before the next issue is published. The Families and friends — to take timeMountaineer staff reserves the right to editsubmissions for newspaper style, clarity and this Memorial Day to reflect on whytypographical errors. we, as a nation, celebrate these heroes, Policies and statements reflected in the and what their sacrifice means to and editorial columns represent viewsof the individual writers and under nocircumstances are to be considered those ofthe Department of the Army. 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  • 3. May 25, 2012 — MOUNTAINEER 3Community salutes military service Story and photo by Samantha B. Koss the region nominated 14 of their top troops for the 2012 Fort Carson’s Sgt. 1st Class Courtney Williams, Special to the Mountaineer Outstanding Active-Duty Servicemember Award in 59th Military Police Company, 759th MP Battalion, three categories: junior enlisted, noncommissioned 42nd MP Brigade; Staff Sgt. Damion Bolton, 704th The Greater Colorado Springs Chamber and officer and senior NCO. Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade CombatEconomic Development Corporation Military Team, 4th Infantry Division; and Spc. BernardAffairs Council hosted the annual Armed Forces Begay, 59th MP; each received nominationDay luncheon at the Broadmoor Hotel May 18 awards for their outstanding service to the militaryto thank the local military community for their and civilian communities.service to the nation. “It’s amazing to be able to represent an entire “(The military affairs division of the Chamber division single-handedly,” said Bolton, who wasof Commerce) strives to sustain and develop the only Soldier nominated from 4th Inf. Div.the diverse military missions throughout the Pikes “That’s just something I never thought I wouldPeak Region,” said Brian Binn, president of the have the opportunity to do.”chamber’s military affairs division. Bolton was nominated based on his exceptional Each year at the luncheon the military affairs military record, civilian education and involvementdivision honors all the Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors, in the community where he volunteers at aMarines and Coast Guard members for their military homeless shelter and visits the assisted livingservice and support to the Pikes Peak community. quarters around Colorado Springs. “Thank you for maintaining a strong bond “I am tied with the community and I stillbetween our military and this community and haven’t done enough,” Bolton said. “As a Soldier,enhancing the quality of life for our servicemembers you don’t have time, you make time.”every day,” said Gen. Charles H. Jacoby, Jr., The other two nominees were selected forcommander, North American Aerospace Defense their success in military board reviews, militaryCommand and U.S. Northern Command at achievements and physical training.Peterson Air Force Base, who served as the “I’m just a Soldier,” said Williams, Fortkeynote speaker. “It’s great to be among friends.” Carson’s latest addition to the Sergeant Audie The luncheon provides an occasion for the Murphy Club. “But it is an honor to be selectedcommunity to acknowledge the abundant Staff Sgt. Damion Bolton, left, 704th Brigade Support Battalion, to represent Fort Carson.”military service in the region but also gives the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, receives an The chamber also recognized the four primarychamber an opportunity to present three enlisted award for outstanding military service from Gen. Charles H. honor guards in the region for their support to theservicemembers with an award for their superior Jacoby, commander, North American Aerospace Defense community during ceremonies and parades.service to the community. Command and U.S. Northern Command, during the Armed Forces See Awards on Page 4 Commanders from all branches of military in Day luncheon May 18 at the Broadmoor.
  • 4. 4 MOUNTAINEER — May 25, 2012 Patriot from Page 1 School-Age Services offers. This was the first time the program applied for and received the accreditation, which is valid for five years. “COA makes sure you do what you say you’re doing,” Durgin said. Representatives from the COA visited Fort Carson May 7-8, evaluating programs and services offered, program administration and human resources, Durgin said. “They were looking (to ensure) we are adhering to best practices,” she said. “They were making sure we have consistent policies and that we are being held accountable.” Durgin said COA representatives interviewed staff, parents and children and observed the after school programs. “We have 150 kids coming through here every day,” she said, adding that if a child expressed interest in an activity the staff would work to accom- modate that hobby or sport. “(COA representatives) were impressed the kids had a choice of what Photo by Susan C. Galentine activity to participate in.”Fifth graders from Patriot Elementary School help plant trees at Carson Middle School May 11 in honor of Arbor Day. Durgin said the COA was also pleased with how the staff supported each other and that theCarson receives accreditation validated their efforts. “This just proves that we are not glorified baby sitters,” she said. “We are trained, child care professionals.” Parents interested in enrolling children in the‘Tree City’ honors Story by Danny Gray summer camps may contact Parent Central Services at 526-1101. There is limited availability. Environmental Division, were more than 3,400 Tree City communities in the United Every year the installation hosts tree-planting events including Awards Directorate of Public Works States and only 22 were schools, families and local from Page 3 recognized for the Sterling Tree organizations. Since 2008, more Fort Carson was recognized City award for growth. than 3,600 trees have been planted Master Sgt. Shawn Farnsworth, senior enlistedby the nonprofit Arbor Day This year, Fort Carson was within the cantonment area. leader of the 4th Inf. Div. and Fort Carson MountedFoundation as a Sterling Tree recognized for education, public The effect of the ongoing Color Guard, received an award of appreciation onCity for its efforts to improve the awareness, partnerships, con- drought — the driest decade since behalf of the group for the mounted color guard’scommunity’s urban forest during struction project planning and the 1930s’ dust bowl years — has 46 years of support to the community.a tree-planting event held May 11 management, expanding tree challenged the installation with “It is an honor to be part of every parade and toat Carson Middle School. plantings and maintenance. increased tree mortality rates and be the face of Fort Carson in the community,” The recognition is for achiev- More than 1,100 trees were higher maintenance costs. To Farnsworth 10 years of sustained tree planted across the installation minimize the effects of the Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach presentedgrowth on post. Fort Carson has with major projects at the Fort drought, all new planted trees are Farnsworth with his award and thanked him and all themet the criteria of the Arbor Day Carson Resiliency Campus, now on drip irrigation. servicemembers at the luncheon for their support.Foundation’s Tree City Program Pershing Field, a living fence of Fort Carson’s urban forest “My wife, Suzi, and I are here on behalf offor its 25th consecutive year. trees at the old hospital complex program has come a long way and nearly 500,000 people in our city to pay tribute to The Growth Award is site, the new Training Audiovisual continues to set a high standard all those who have served and continue to serve inachieved by communities that Support Center complex, the new among Army installations with defense of our freedoms,” Bach said. “I just wanthave significantly improved commissary, other new command the aid of command emphasis, to say to those who sacrifice their lives how deeplyvital segments of their urban and unit structures and many unit and activity support and thankful we are for your service ... God bless youforest program. In 2011, there new housing units. community partnerships. all and thank you.” Installation run to cause traffic delays 4th Infantry Division Public Affairs Office Due to the Ironhorse Run, the Fort Carson K Titus Boulevard from Magrath Avenue to community must be aware of the following traffic Specker Avenue The 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson delays, and may choose to use alternate routes K Specker Avenue to Wetzel Avenue will celebrate Ironhorse Week, five days of from approximately 6:15-8 a.m. Once the runners K Wetzel Avenue from Specker Avenue to competition, displays and entertainment for units clear each of the below areas, traffic will resume: Prussman Boulevard on post, Soldiers and their Families, June 4-8. K Wetzel Avenue from Nelson Boulevard to Ironhorse Week, with the exception of the The celebration of camaraderie and esprit de Ellis Street Daughtry concert, is open to the public. Visitors corps starts June 4 with a four-mile installation run K Ellis Street from Wetzel Avenue to may enter any Fort Carson gate as long as they led by the 4th Inf. Div. and Fort Carson commanding Magrath Avenue have a valid federal or state issued identification general, Maj. Gen. Joseph Anderson, and Command K Magrath Avenue (typically closed for card, driver’s license, proof of insurance and vehicle Sgt. Maj. Brian Stall, senior enlisted leader. physical training 6:30-8 a.m.) registration. All vehicles are subject to be searched.
  • 5. May 25, 2012 — MOUNTAINEER 5Armed Forces Day ParadeTrinidad unveils Veterans Park Memorial Story and photo by today, because every- Pfc. Andrew Ingram thing we do today is to 4th Infantry Division Public follow in your footsteps.” Affairs Office After the ceremony, the people of Trinidad TRINIDAD — Citizens from the gathered on Main Streetsouthern Colorado town of Trinidad to celebrate the com -honored Fort Carson Soldiers and munity’s 2nd Annualmilitary veterans at the unveiling of Armed Forces Daythe Veterans Park Memorial and during Parade, in whichan Armed Forces Day Parade, Saturday. Anderson and Sinise Maj. Gen. Joseph Anderson, were guests of honor.commanding general, 4th Infantry Sinise accompaniedDivision and Fort Carson, joined by Anderson to Trinidadactor and musician Gary Sinise, as part of his visit toand World War II and Korean War Fort Carson, where heveterans from the Trinidad community, performed with the Lt.unveiled the memorial. Dan Band for Soldiers “Congratulations to all of you for later that evening (seepulling this off,” Anderson said. “The story on Page 15).way you honor your veterans is Soldiers assigned tophenomenal. Thank you all for the Company A, 4thpartnership, support and cooperation Squadron, 10th Cavalryyou share with us.” Regiment, 3rd Brigade Anderson also expressed his Combat Team, 4th Inf. Maj. Gen. Joseph Anderson, commanding general, 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson, and actor andgratitude for the gathered veterans, Div., and the Ivy Division musician Gary Sinise participate in the 2nd Annual Armed Forces Day Parade in Trinidad, Saturday.acknowledging their contributions to Band also marched inthe security and history of the nation. the parade, representing Fort Carson. today,” Sinise said. “It is my pleasure Memorial Park, where the Soldiers “Thank all of you for your “It is an honor to be in the presence to support this event and to support displayed military vehicles and localservice to our country,” he said. of so many great Americans who served all of you. God bless all of you.” children tried on different articles of“Thanks to all of you for setting the their country — from World War II Following the parade, the Trinidad personal protective equipment Soldiersexample for all of us in the military veterans to those who are serving community gathered at Miners use in training and in combat.
  • 6. 6 MOUNTAINEER — May 25, 2012Miscellaneous Fort Carson dining facilities hours of operationSelf-Help Weed Control Program — Department of Dining facility Friday-Monday Tuesday-Thursday Defense regulations require training for people Stack Breakfast: 7-9 a.m. Breakfast: 7-9 a.m. applying pesticides on military installations. Units Lunch: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. interested in participating in the program must Dinner: 5-6:30 p.m. Dinner: 5-6:30 p.m. send Soldiers for training on the proper handling, Wolf Closed Breakfast: 7-9 a.m. transportation and application of herbicides. Once Lunch: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. individuals are properly trained by the Directorate Dinner: 5-6:30 p.m. of Public Works base operations contractor, Soldiers can be issued the appropriate products Warfighter Closed Breakfast: 7-9 a.m. and equipment so units can treat weeds in rocked (Wilderness Road Lunch: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. areas around their unit facilities. Weed control Complex) Dinner: 5-6:30 p.m. training sessions for Soldiers are available the first LaRochelle Closed Breakfast: 7-9 a.m. and third Monday of the month, May-September, 10th SFG(A) Lunch: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. from 10 a.m. to noon in building 3708. Products Dinner: 5-6:30 p.m. and equipment will be available for Soldiers on a hand receipt. Each unit may send up to five people or routine tasks and for reporting wind damage, tools; or Rufus Guillory at for training. Call 492-0166 for more information. damaged traffic signs or other facility damage. Retirement briefings — are held from 8 a.m. to noonFinance travel processing — All inbound and • Refuse/trash and recycling — Call Eric the second and third Wednesday of each month at outbound Temporary Lodging Expense, “Do it Bailey at 719-491-0218 or email eric.e.bailey4. the Joel Hefley Community Center conference room, Yourself ” Moves, servicemember and Family when needing trash containers, trash 6800 Prussman Ave. The Retirement Services Office member travel, travel advance pay and travel pay is overflowing or emergency service is required. recommends spouses accompany Soldiers to the inquiries will be handled in building 1218, room 231. • Facility custodial services — Call Bryan briefing. Call 526-2840 for more information. Call 526-4454 or 524-2594 for more information. Dorcey at 526-6670 or email bryan.s.dorcey.civ@ Reassignment briefings — are held TuesdaysFirst Sergeants’ Barracks Program — is located in for service needs or to report complaints. for Soldiers heading overseas and Thursdays for building 1454 on Nelson Boulevard. The hours of • Elevator maintenance — Call Bryan personnel being reassigned stateside. The briefings operation are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. The Dorcey at 526-6670 or email bryan.s.dorcey.civ are held in building 1129, Freedom Performing Arts office assists Soldiers with room assignments and Center; sign-in is at 7 a.m. and briefings start at 7:30 terminations. For more information call 526-9735. • Motor pool sludge removal/disposal — a.m. Soldiers are required to bring DepartmentSergeant Audie Murphy Club — The Fort Carson Call Dennis Frost at 526-6997 or email of the Army Form 5118, signed by their unit Sergeant Audie Murphy Club meets the third personnel section, and a pen to complete forms. Tuesday of each month at the Family Connection • Repair and utility/self-help — Call Gary Call 526-4730/4583 for more information. Center from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The SAMC is Grant at 526-5844 or email gerald.l.grant2.civ Army ROTC Green to Gold briefings — are held open to all active members and those interested in Use this number to obtain self-help the first and third Tuesday of each month at noon becoming future SAMC members. The club was tools and equipment or a motorized sweeper. at the education center, building 1117, room 120. originally a U.S. Forces Command organization of • Base operations contracting officer Call University of Colorado-Colorado Springs elite noncommissioned officers but is now an representative — Call Terry Hagen at 526-9262 Army ROTC at 262-3475 for more information. Armywide program for individuals who have met or email for questions ETS briefings — for enlisted personnel are held the criteria and have proven themselves to be on snow removal, grounds maintenance and the first and third Wednesday of each month. outstanding NCOs through a board/leadership contractor response to service orders. Briefing sign in begins at 7 a.m. at the Soldier process. Contact the SAMC president, Staff Sgt. • Portable latrines — Call Jerald Just at Readiness Building, building 1042, room 244, Thomas Witt, at 526-5661 for more information. 524-0786 or email to on a first-come, first-served basis. Soldiers mustCommand Evaluation and Training Team — request latrines, for service or to report damaged be within 120 days of their expiration term of COMET provides commanders at all levels with a or overturned latrines. service, but must attend the briefing no later than responsive maintenance and supply assessment and The Fort Carson Trial Defense Service office — is 30 days prior to their ETS or start of transition training tool that improves the combat effectiveness, able to help Soldiers 24/7 and is located at building leave. Call 526-2240/8458. readiness and efficiency of their units’ logistical 1430, room 240. During duty hours, Soldiers should Special Forces briefings — are held Wednesdays in programs. The team identifies supply and mainte- call 526-4563. The 24-hour phone number for after building 1430, room 123, from noon to 1 p.m. nance weaknesses and problems, and provides hours, holidays and weekends is 719-358-3275. Soldiers must be specialist to staff sergeant from any individual and unit reinforcement training based on Questions can also be submitted by email to military occupational specialty, have a general assessments. Results remain confidential for the unit Know your rights. technical score of at least 107, be a U.S. citizen, score commander only. COMET provides assistance in Legal services — provided at the Soldier Readiness 240 or higher on the Army Physical Fitness Test, and the majority of maintenance and supply management Processing site are for Soldiers undergoing the SRP pass a Special Forces physical. Call 524-1461 or areas with one-on-one training, and by conducting process. The SRP Legal Office will only provide visit the website at follow-up visits. The team also conducts classes to powers of attorney or notary services to Soldiers help strengthen supply skills and improve mainte- processing through the SRP. Retirees, Family Hours of Operation nance readiness. Contact Tim Howarth at 503-3095 members and Soldiers not in the SRP process can or for information. receive legal assistance and powers of attorney at • In-processing — Monday-Thursday fromRecycle incentive program — The Directorate of the main legal office located at 1633 Mekong St., 7:30-10:30 a.m. Public Works has an incentive program to prevent building 6222, next to the Family Readiness Center. • Initial and partial issues — Monday- recyclable waste from going to the landfill. Legal assistance prepares powers of attorney and Friday from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Participating battalions can earn monetary rewards performs notary services on a walk-in basis from • Cash sales/report of survey — Monday- for turning recyclable materials in to the Fort Carson 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays and Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Recycle Center, building 155. Points are assigned for Fridays, and from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays. • Direct exchange and partial turn ins — the pounds of recyclable goods turned in and every Monday-Friday from 7:30-11:30 a.m. participating battalion receives money quarterly. Call Briefings • Full turn ins — by appointment only; call 526-5898 for more information about the program. 526-3321.Directorate of Public Works services — DPW is Casualty Notification/Assistance Officer training • Unit issues and turn ins — Call 526- responsible for a wide variety of services on Fort — is held June 12-14 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in 5512/6477 for approval. Carson. Services range from repair and maintenance the Family Readiness Center, building 6237, room Education Center hours of operation — The of facilities to equipping units with a sweeper and 104. This training is required for all Soldiers asked Mountain Post Training and Education Center, cleaning motor pools. Listed below are phone to perform this solemn duty. Per Army Regulation building 1117, 526-2124, hours are as follows: numbers and points of contact for services: 600-8-1, this duty is limited to those in the ranks of • Counselor Support Center — Monday- • Facility repair/service orders — Fort sergeant first class to command sergeant major, Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Fridays 11 Carson Support Services service order desk can be chief warrant officer 2-5 and captain and above. No a.m. to 4:30 p.m. reached at 526-5345. Use this number for emergencies reservations are required to attend training. Classes • Army Learning Center — Monday- offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Call Jean Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.BOSS meetings are Graves at 526-5613/ 5614 for more information. • Defense Activity for Nontraditionalheld the first and third Disposition Services — Defense Logistics Agency Education Support and Army PersonnelThursday of each Disposition Services Colorado Springs, located in Testing — Monday-Friday 7:30-11:30 a.m. andmonth from 2-3:30 building 381, conducts orientations Fridays from 12:30-4:30 p.m.p.m. at The Foxhole. 12:30-3:30 p.m. The orientations discuss DLA Repair and Utility self-help — has moved to buildingContact Cpl. Rachael processes to include turning in excess property, 217 and is open Monday-Friday 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.Robertson at 524-2677 reutilizing government property, web-based tools Medical Activity Correspondence Department officeor visit the BOSS office available, special handling of property and hours — The Correspondence (Release of Infor-in room 106 of The Hub for more information. environmental needs. To schedule an orientation, mation) Office in the Patient Administration DivisionText “follow CarsonBOSS” to 40404 to receive updates contact Arnaldo Borrerorivera at arnaldo. hours are Monday-Wednesday and Friday 7:30 a.m.and event information. for receiving/turn in; Mike to 4:30 p.m. and closed Thursday and federal Welsh at for reutilization/web holidays. Call 526-7322 or 526-7284 for details.
  • 7. May 25, 2012 — MOUNTAINEER 7ACS trains ‘Warhorse’ for home operations Story and photo by Soldiers returning from a deployment, said 2nd Lt. was downrange, and now he or she is back, and those Staff Sgt. Andrew Porch Anthony Sickelka, reintegration training officer-in- extra luxuries will have to come to a stop,” said 2nd Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs charge, Rear Detachment, 2nd BCT. Command Sgt. Maj. Yolanda Tate, senior enlisted Office, 4th Infantry Division The day of training consisted of 11 briefings, adviser, 2nd Special Troops Battalion, 2nd BCT. ranging from a financial class that covered proper Soldiers see leadership all the time, said Tate. Army Community Service and local agencies ways to go about investing in a house, to the do’s Hearing this information from outside sources letsmake a combined effort to ensure Soldiers returning and don’ts of buying a car. Soldiers know their local community cares.from deployment receive proper training, rejoining “The financial training lets the Families know In addition to the day of classes at McMahonFort Carson and the 4th Infantry Division physically, they had all this extra money because their Soldier Auditorium, Soldiers received relationship counselingmentally and emotionally healthy. and a detailed medical screening. Fort Carson ACS conducted “We want the Soldiers toreintegration training for approxi- experience as little shock as possiblemately 400 Soldiers of 2nd Brigade integrating back into society,”Combat Team, 4th Inf. Div., who said Sickelka. “Having an idea ofrecently returned from a yearlong what agencies are out there willdeployment to Afghanistan, with help them.”classes at McMahon Auditorium, ACS specialists took time toMay 16. instruct briefings and classes and ACS conducted classes that will worked one-on-one with Soldiersgive Soldiers resources, tools and and their Families, providinginformation to help them thrive multiple resources from eachduring their reintegration process, said agency, to include counseling,Terry Blansett, mobilization depart- pamphlets and contacts.ment manager, Fort Carson ACS. The Soldiers should take away ACS specialists and local the knowledge of what ACS is andagencies led classes on a wide array what agencies are there to supportof topics for Soldiers and spouses of them and their Families, said Blansett.the “Warhorse” Brigade throughout “My passion is to help Soldiersthe day. and their Families,” said Blansett. “We hope that through more “Making sure they have a successfulexposure, the Family members career and helping them thrivewill come out,” said Blansett. through this difficult time.”“This is as much for them as it is For more information aboutfor the Soldier.” Robin Wininger, regional education coordinator, Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, services Fort Carson ACS The reintegration training is an briefs Soldiers of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, on the seriousness of brain provides, call 526-4590 or visitessential part of coming home for injuries May 16 at McMahon Auditorium. building 1526. The Colorado Springs Business Journal can publish your legal notices. Easy and affordable. Ordinances Water Rights Public Trustee Sales Notices to Creditors City Planning Agenda Name Changes Summonses Adoption Notices Guardianships Sheriff’s Sales and more Call Kathy Bernheim at 719-329-5204 for more information 715 South Academy Blvd. 1850 East Woodmen Rd. 412 Eagleridge Blvd. Colorado Springs, CO 80910 Colorado Springs, CO 80920 Pueblo, CO 81008 719-597-2311 719-277-0407 719-584-3028
  • 8. 8 MOUNTAINEER — May 25, 2012‘Attack’ Battalion partners with Manitou Story and photo by local businesses in downtown Manitou Christopher Langston, both AH-64D Manitou Springs would adopt the battal- Staff Sgt. Craig Cantrell Springs, Rettke presented the mayor a Apache pilots, recently fulfilled the ion during a city ceremony next month.4th Infantry Division Public Affairs few tokens of gratitude on behalf of the promise, carrying the flag in honor of the “We want the Soldiers to know Office Attack Battalion, including an empty Manitou Springs community during a they have a community that is 100 flag case and a promise by the battalion combat mission originating from Forward percent supportive of them,” said MANITOU SPRINGS — The 1st commander to fly colors in honor of the Operating Base Wolverine in Afghanistan. Snyder. “Interacting with SoldiersBattalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment, city and its patrons. Following the presentation, Snyder helps the citizens of Manitou Springsformally partnered the city of Manitou Chief Warrant Officer 4 Peter told Rettke and the Attack Battalion understand the hardships and sacrificesSprings during a ceremony held at a Hernandez and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Soldiers gathered at the city park that they endure every day.”downtown pavilion Saturday. Acting on behalf of deployed“Attack” Battalion Soldiers, Capt. Capt. Aaron Rettke, right,Aaron Rettke, commander, Rear commander, Rear Detachment,Detachment, 1st Bn., 2nd Avn. Reg., 1st Battalion, 2nd Aviationpresented Manitou Springs Mayor Marc Regiment, presents a certificateSnyder with a U.S. flag, symbolic of a of authenticity to Manitounew partnership between the Fort Springs Mayor Marc SnyderCarson unit and more than 5,000 during a ceremony, Saturday.citizens of the local community. The battalion leadership, its pilotsand aviation Soldiers wanted to expresstheir gratitude to the community forsupporting the unit and taking care ofthe deployed Soldiers’ Families, friendsand loved ones, said Rettke. “This flag is an extenuation of therelationship formed between the peopleof Manitou Springs and the 1st Bn.,2nd Avn. Reg.,” Rettke told the audience,speaking on behalf of Lt. Col. DavidMoga, commander, 1st Bn., 2nd Avn.Reg., who currently leads the aviationbattalion on its mission to supportcoalition forces as part of OperationEnduring Freedom. In a sign of support for theSoldiers, the residents of ManitouSprings opened their doors to theAttack Battalion in February, providingfree services to military spouses, toursand entertainment on behalf of the cityand participating businesses. During the Wellness Day hosted by Hotels Rental Cars Military Flights Lowest Available Fares To and From Germany Fly toGermany & Enjoy... art, castles, cuisine, history and culture. SAVE ON YOUR FLIGHT Call TODAY for a FREE quote! For 15 years, we have specialized 719-392-2535 or in flights to/from USA for all military personnel including Germany: 011 49 9641 924 390 retirees at discounted fares. Book online: Fantastic Fares for Summer! Best Friends Find your new Best Friend in our Classified Section. COLUMBIA PICTURES PRESENTS IN ASSOCIATION WITH HEMISPHERE MEDIA CAPITAL AN AMBLIN ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCTION IN ASSOCIATION WITH PARKES + MACDONALD IMAGE NATION A BARRY SONNENFELD FILM “MEN IN BLACK™3” JEMAINE CLEMENT MICHAEL STUHLBARG AND EMMA THOMPSON MUSIC DANNY ELFMAN PRODUCERS STEVEN SPIELBERG G. MAC BROWN BY EXECUTIVE MALIBU COMIC BY LOWELL CUNNINGHAM BY ETAN COHEN BY WALTER F. PARKES AND LAURIE MACDONALD BY BARRY SONNENFELD BASED ON THE WRITTEN PRODUCED DIRECTED FEATURING THE NEW SINGLE “BACK IN TIME” PERFORMED BY PITBULL For advertising information call 329-5236
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  • 10. 10 MOUNTAINEER — May 25, 2012 ‘Raiders’ Story and photos by Spc. Nathan Thome 1st Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs Office, 4th Infantry Division In a Junior ROTC classroom cadets learn the history, purpose and structure of the military, developing leadership skills and bolstering the principles that emphasize good leadership. Outside the classroom, the future Soldiers put that knowledge to the test learning to work together as a team and build their physical prowess. Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, assisted Fountain-Fort Carson High School JROTC cadets by grading and supervising a “Raider Challenge” at the high school sports fields, May 5. Fifteen teams of cadets, representing schools from Colorado Springs, Denver, Pueblo and Loveland, partic- ipated in the competition, testing their physical strength and mental toughness. “These kids received training on the common core tasks that we as Soldiers do on a daily basis,” said Sgt. 1st Class Bryan Smith, platoon sergeant, Company C, 1st Bn., 22nd Inf. Reg. The event proved to be a great experience for both the Soldiers and students, he said. “The ‘Regulars’ have a partnership with FFCHS, so when they told us about this event, we had Soldiers eager to volunteer,” said Smith. “This was an opportunity to give Sgt. Timothy Sikula, infantryman, Company A, 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade back to the community and meet future servicemembers.” Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, stands at the halfway point of the five-kilometer run/walk event, As the event started, retired Lt. Col. Tom Oetjen ensuring the teams stay within two arms length of each other, during the Junior ROTC “Raider and retired Command Sgt. Maj. Herbert Maison, Challenge” at Fountain-Fort Carson High School, May 5. FFCHS JROTC leaders, addressed cadets and their 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-4PM
  • 11. May 25, 2012 — MOUNTAINEER 11challenge JROTC cadetsfamilies, and thanked Fort Carson Soldiersfor helping with the challenge. “It means a lot to the cadets and myselfto have active-duty Soldiers take time out oftheir weekend to help with this event,” saidOetjen, a former fire support officer for 1stBn., 22nd Inf. Reg. “This has risen aboveand beyond our expectations, and thecommunity appreciates what (the Soldiers)are doing for us.” Each six-person team of cadets competedin a modified Army Physical Fitness Test,completing a minute of pushups and a minuteof sit-ups. Following the test, the cadetsconducted a five-kilometer run/walk, whereeach team was required to finish together. “These kids really know how to work asa team,” said Spc. Alexander Durazo, cavalryscout, Headquarters and HeadquartersCompany. “They started off the run strong andkept it up the entire way, sticking togetherand showing that they are a strong unit.” Competing in timed events, the cadetsperformed litter carries and conducted maporienteering, searching for 18 markersscattered around the school. During the final event of the challenge,the teams climbed a rock wall, with each Staff Sgt. Eddy Alvarez, Company C, 1stcadet required to reach the top of the wall twice and points in each event. Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1stpress a buzzer. “I feel great having come here to participate in Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, After each team completed their events, the school such an event,” said Durazo. “Having seen these cadets grades Cody Driver, a Fountain-Fort Carsonheld an award ceremony, presenting trophies and in action, I know the military will have great Soldiers High School Junior ROTC cadet, during themedals to the teams with the fastest times and most in the future.” modified Army Physical Fitness Test, May 5. China Doll Restaurant All You Can Eat Lunch Buffet Mon-Fri (11am-2pm)
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  • 20. May 25, 2012 — MOUNTAINEER 13 Carson honors fallen hero 1st Lt. Alejo Rene Thompson July 2, 1982 – May 11, 2012 1st Lt. Alejo Rene Thompson was born July 2, 1981, in Los Angeles. He enlisted in the Army in 2000 and completed Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training, graduating as a signal support systems Photos by Pfc. Andrew Ingram specialist. He then graduated from AirborneAbove: Soldiers assigned School in 2001 and was transferred to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborneto 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team at Vicenza, Italy.Infantry Regiment, 4th He deployed in 2004 to Iraq for 10 months with 2nd Bn. As a staffBrigade Combat Team, sergeant, Thompson entered the Green to Gold program and graduated from4th Infantry Division, fire California State University — San Bernardino in 2010 as a distinguisheda 21-gun salute during a military graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in criminal justice. He wasmemorial ceremony in commissioned as a signal officer in 2010 and branch detailed infantry. Hehonor of 1st Lt. Alejo Rene graduated from Air Assault School, Infantry Basic Officer Leadership CourseThompson at Soldiers and Ranger School and was transferred to Fort Carson where he was assignedMemorial Chapel, Monday. to 1st Bn., 12th Inf. Reg., 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. He deployed to Afghanistan as the platoon leader from 2nd Platoon, Company A, 1st Bn., 12th Inf. Reg., March 4. Thompson’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster, Army Good Conduct Right: Sgt. Dennis Kerr, Medal with bronze clasp (three knots), National Defense Service Medal, bugler, Ivy Division Afghanistan Campaign Medal with bronze star, Iraq Campaign Medal with bronze Band, plays taps during star, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, GWOT Service Medal, Army a memorial ceremony Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Medal, Army Service in honor of 1st Lt. Alejo Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO Medal with two bronze stars, Combat Rene Thompson at Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badges, Air Assault Badge and Ranger Tab. Soldiers’ Memorial Thompson is survived by his wife, Alejandra; son, Alex; daughter, Lannhey; Chapel, Monday. father, Alejo; mother, Evelyn; and brothers, Anthony and Charles. WELCOME This is PPCC. Please join us in welcoming PPCC’s new Dean of Business, Public Service Social Science, Bree Langemo, J.D. Joining PPCC from one of the nation’s leading community colleges, Bree brings a blend of private industry and educational expertise to our college. She is looking forward to developing community | 719.502.2000 partnerships that help improve student success and expand curriculum.
  • 22. May 25, 2012 — MOUNTAINEER 15Lt. Dan Band fans brave the cold and rain Saturday to see the group perform at Ironhorse Park. Thegroup’s founder, Gary Sinise, began touring with the USO in 2003 as a way to give back to the troops.‘Lt. Dan’ plays Story and photos by Andrea Sutherland Mountaineer staff despite musicians with me, we needed a name. … People recognized me, but they didn’t know my name. They just called me Lt. Dan and began rain, Wind, rain and cold weather quoting lines from the movie.”couldn’t deter fans Saturday as Sinise said it was obvioushundreds gathered at Ironhorse Park what the name of the band shouldto see the Lt. Dan Band perform. be and the Lt. Dan Band formed. cold “I’m going to enjoy the show The group features 13 members,regardless of the weather,” said Tara including Sinise on electric bass andGwynn as she hunkered down under Vietnam War veteran Kimo Williamsher husband’s Army-issued thermal on electric guitar and vocals.blanket. “I don’t care if it drops to Williams said he began playing20 (degrees), we’re staying.” guitar in the jungles of Vietnam and was asked to Sgt. J.D. Reid, 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, entertain the other Soldiers.3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, came “When they asked me to play for the troops, theyprepared for the nasty weather, erecting a makeshift told me to bring my guitar and my rifle,” Williams toldshelter for his daughters, Kayden and Madison, to the audience.stay warm and dry. Concert-goers cheered Williams as he played a “He carries (his poncho) everywhere,” said guitar solo for the crowd.Kristina Reid, J.D. Reid’s wife. “He’s prepared for It didn’t take long before the band had the audiencethe end of the world.” dancing and singing along to covers of Adele, Rascal J.D. Reid said he wouldn’t miss the opportunity Flatts, Kelly Clarkson and Earth, Wind and see the Lt. Dan Band perform. Maj. Gen. Joseph Anderson, commanding general, “Gary Sinise is awesome,” he said. 4th Inf. Div. and Fort Carson, took the stage as the It is that dedication that keeps Lt. Dan Band group played Aretha Franklin’s “(You Make Me Feelperforming, Sinise said. Like) A Natural Woman.” “It’s clear that it makes a difference,” he said. “I Cassie Springer, Kirstin Tedrow and Lorettasee the kids smiling and people having a good time. … Robinson danced to every song as their husbands stoodIt’s a good feeling to know I’m doing my part.” and watched. Sinise began his music career in his youth, but “They never dance,” Robinson said. “They justopportunities to act in plays and movies took priority got home and we dragged them out here.”for the young actor. After several roles in movies and Staff Sgt. Cory Springer, Sgt. Jeff Tedrow and Stafftelevision, Sinise starred as Lt. Dan Taylor in “Forrest Sgt. Tim Robinson returned home from a yearlongGump,” earning a nomination for Best Actor in a tour to Bahrain with the 615th Engineer Company,Supporting Role at the 1995 Academy Awards. 52 Eng. Bn. May 10. Although they resisted, by the After 9/11, Sinise said he felt compelled to end of the night they were dancing with their the troops in whatever way he could. He began After finishing the concert with “Proud to be antouring with the USO, performing for servicemembers American,” Sinise thanked the crowd. Sgt. 1st Class Gene Deleon, 52nd Engineerin Iraq and Afghanistan. “You’re in a very special group of people,” he Battalion, plays the “air violin” as Dan Myers “We started off as a rag tag group of garage band said. “Everything we can do to thank you for our plays “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” duringplayers,” he said. “When I first started bringing freedom, we will do.” Saturday’s Lt. Dan Band concert in Ironhorse Park.
  • 23. 16 MOUNTAINEER — May 25, 2012Arts, crafts shop benefits community Story and photo by consigners who have increased the store’s Samantha B. Koss selection since its soft opening in April. Special to the Mountaineer “We are starting to get more and more items in every day,” Place said. An all handmade arts and crafts shop, Many arts and crafts shops on otherbursting with creativity and a rustic installations are funded by Directoratetheme, opened May 17 in the Mini-Mall. of Family and Morale, Welfare and The Tumbleweeds artisan gift shop Recreation, but Tumbleweeds is a 501c3showcases the talent flowing from the nonprofit organization run by volunteers.military community through beaded “We decided to go the nonprofit routejewelry, 4th Infantry Division-stamped baby so we can roll that money back into artbibs and camouflaged purses displayed projects and classes,” Place said.on wooden tables, desks and pallets. Artists conduct classes in the back “We are trying to bring arts and crafts room of the store. Earlier in the year, storeback on post,” said Maj. Gen. Joseph officials hosted a “Cocktails and Canvas”Anderson, commanding general, 4th class for couples to learn how to paint onInf. Div. and Fort Carson. “It’s a good canvases as well as a similar class calledthing for Families and Soldiers … and “Cookies and Canvas” for’s a great way to learn and grow.” “This store gives Soldiers and Family Tumbleweeds members a place to shop for uniquely offers artists a crafted items, an opportunity to consign “There place to promote their skills. items and make a little money, and also a place to learn,” said Sheryl Stall, wife wasn’t a “There wasn’t a place for people of Command Sgt. Maj. Brian Stall, senior enlisted leader, 4th Inf. Div. and Fort place for to go and get that inner artist out,” Carson. “Every time I come in here there is something new and different.” people to said Jackie Place, president of the Along with arts and crafts, Tumbleweeds plans to offer a scholarship go and board of directors, Tumbleweeds. with future earnings. “We are now thinking that we may get that “We wanted to provide an be able to offer a scholarship by the end of our first year, which we were not opportunity expecting,” Place said. inner for Family members who Eighty percent of profits go to the consigner of the item while 20 percent artist do handcrafted work a place to goes back into the business and the scholarship fund. out.” sell their things.” The shop Tumbleweeds summer hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and — Jackie Place currently sells Friday and Saturday. The store is open Tumbleweeds artisan gift shop sells handcrafted items and offers artists a items from 18 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday. place to promote their skills. The shop opened May 17 in the Mini-Mall. DEFENDING MORE. COSTING LESS. 360-DEGREE COVERAGE. NO GAPS. NO BLIND SPOTS. On November 17, 2011, MEADS successfully conducted the first-ever 360-degree launch by an air and missile defense system – proving that only MEADS can provide our warfighters with the protection they urgently need. With the increase in ballistic and cruise missile threats, MEADS’ advanced capabilities detect, track, and intercept today’s threats from any direction with eight times the defended area of Patriot. Defending more and costing less than Patriot, MEADS covers it all.
  • 25. 18 MOUNTAINEER — May 25, 2012Mental Health MonthStrong families plan for change Commentary by Brian P. Smith Alliance’s online behavioral health and parenting within the family. “It’s helpful to continually remind TriWest Healthcare Alliance resource center at children that change can help families become You can find information, self-assessments and stronger, and to recognize and support your child’s Bumps, cuts and bruises are all part of any child’s professional resources on a wide variety of family positive behaviors,” Chaffee Dealing with deployments, multiple moves and and relationship topics that you can explore at vGetting it covered? Behaviors that do notschool changes are all part of a military child’s life. your own pace 24/7. improve over time may need extra attention. You As a parent, you strive for consistency. You want Here are three family-friendly tips from can start by talking to your child’s primary caresafety and happiness. But what do you do when your TriWest. Are you: manager. As TRICARE beneficiaries, your childrenfamily gets bumped, cut and bruised along the way? vModeling behavior? Children watch their will be covered when working with a specialist. Adapting is a big part of being a military parents and siblings and mirror what they see; it’s Your primary care manager may be able toFamily. Change happens. These changes can be how they learn to walk, talk and play with others. recommend an appropriate professional.moves, deployments or an ill or injured parent; It’s also how they learn to act in different situations. For most outpatient behavioral health care, a childeven a death in the Family. When the stress starts, how do mom, dad, brother and will not need a referral for the first eight visits each You may need help starting a conversation with sister behave?Dr. Blake Chaffee, TriWest Healthcare year. Families have many options under TRICAREyour children about the new situation. Maybe you Alliance vice president of integrated health care to get the type of help needed. Visit http://TriWest.need something to point you in the right direction, or services, said parents should be aware of how they com/FamilySupport for more information.maybe you need someone to help guide you down the deal with stress. “Deployment periods are a time whenpath. Whether you are starting out on your own or feel parents are modeling self-care and coping strategies Contact the Fort Carson Child andlike turning to behavioral health professionals for for their children,” he says. “This is the time to give Family Assistance Center at 503-7070 forhelp, you’re not alone. And remember, concentrating your children examples of positive behaviors.” on-post couples and marital counseling,on your emotional health is just as important — if not vDealing with it? You’ll be adjusting to the behavioral health triage services, child and adolescentmore — than focusing on your physical health. new roles, schedules and relationships, too. Dealing services as well as behavioral diagnostic work-ups. A good place to start is TriWest Healthcare with all those changes can help strengthen the bonds GREAT RATES NOW ENR ROLLING NO-COST P PRESCHOOL For All Military Members Now accepting applic cations for eligible children, ages birth to 5, in Head Start, o Early Head Start the Colorado Preschool Program. Program Applications submitted by May 4 receive priority conside eration for placement. Special Military discount on auto insurance (719) 635 5-1536 Emergency Deployment discount www.cpcdhea 24/7 service for Active Duty, Guard, Reserve, Call or go online for more information about eligibility and upcoming enrollment events. g and Retired Military and families Military families are enco ouraged to apply. Storage Protection Plans with reduced premium HEAD STA | EARLY HEAD STA TART R TART COLORADO 75 years of service to the Military More than 150 local agents 1-800-MILITARY (or call your local office) Active | Guard | Reserve | Retired To learn more about GEICO’s partnership with Navy Federal, visit Some discounts, coverages, payment plans, and features are not available in all states or in all GEICO companies. Discount amount varies in some states. One group discount applicable per policy. In New York a premium reduction may be available. Coverage is individual. Insurance products are not federally insured, are not obligations of the credit union, and are not guaranteed by the credit union or any affiliated entity. GEICO is a registered service mark of Government Employees Insurance Company, Washington, D.C. 20076; a Berkshire Hathaway Inc. subsidiary. GEICO Gecko Image © 1999- 2011. © 2011 GEICO/NFCU Navy Federal Credit Union is federally insured by NCUA.
  • 26. May 25, 2012 — MOUNTAINEER 19Upcoming events need a ride or if they are interested in sharingMilitary spouses job fair — Peterson Air Force Base driving duties. When a “match” is found, users hosts the Hiring our Heroes Job Fair for military are notified immediately of rider options, spouses Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the allowing them to contact and coordinate Club, building 1013 on Peterson Air Force Base. ridesharing within minutes. Access the ride-share More than 49 employers are expected to participate. portal by visiting The event is free, but attendees must register by mil/paio/sustainability.html. May 25. Visit Vanpools forming — Vanpools are forming to serve action or email commuters who travel on Interstate 25, Powers to register or for more information. Boulevard, Security-Widefield and Fountain.Military Family Camp — Military Family Camp Vanpool costs for Soldiers and civilians may at Young Life’s Trail West in Buena Vista offers be reduced (or free) when using the Army Mass a variety of activities for servicemembers and Transit Benefit subsidy. The program provides their Families. Camps take place Sunday-June 2, the van, maintenance and repairs, insurance, June 10-16 and Aug. 5-11. A small fee, based fuel and has an Emergency Ride Home feature. on rank, covers all meals, activities and lodging Go to for for a Family for the week. Visit http://www. further details, and to reserve your spot. Contact or call Anneliesa Barta, Sustainable Fort Carson at 526-6917 for more information. 526-6497 or email anneliesa.m.barta.ctr@ for more information.General announcements Ongoing eventsPlayground closure — The playground behind building 5519 will be closed for the next six Yard sales — can be held on post the first and weeks while a new playground is constructed. third Saturday of the month through December. Contact Dan Carson at 719-579-1606 ext. 223 Post residents set up their items in front of for more information. their homes. Single Soldiers and Families whoWarrior Family Medicine becomes Ironhorse — reside off post can set up in the building 5510 Effective immediately, the name of Warrior Family parking lot. Yard sales are organized and Medicine clinic has changed to Ironhorse Family conducted by the Installation Mayoral Program, Medicine Clinic. The clinic is still located on the the Directorate of Public Works Housing Liaison second floor of Evans Army Community Hospital. Office and the Balfour Beatty Family Housing Hours of operation are from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Office. Call the Mayoral Program at 526-8303 Call 526-9277 for more information. or Army Community Service at 526-4590 forForrest Resiliency Center Opens — Located on more information. the Fort Carson Resiliency Campus, the Forrest Seeking speakers — The Fort Carson Public Affairs Resiliency Center is located at 1891 Prussman Office is seeking Soldiers, Family members and Blvd., building 1843. The center offers health civilians from Fort Carson to speak about their education classes as well as walk-in blood pressure work, training and varied experiences to public and cholesterol screenings. The center is open to organizations throughout the Pikes Peak region. Soldiers, Family members and civilians working at Speakers must be well-qualified professionals Fort Carson. Call 526-3887 for more information. who know how to capture and maintain an and separation video briefing followed by aFirewood sale — Families of deployed Soldiers audience’s attention for 20-30 minutes. Speakers general question-and-answer session Monday may purchase firewood for a discounted price. should be comfortable speaking to businesses, and Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. and Thursday at The Directorate of Public Works Environmental professional organizations, community leaders, 2 p.m. Attorneys cannot represent clients in Program is offering split firewood for $25 per half civic groups and schools. Contact Samantha Koss divorce proceedings in court, however, a referral cord, a $15 discount. All servicemembers, retirees at 526-5996 or list of private attorneys is available. Call and civilians may purchase half cords of wood, Al-Anon meetings — Al-Anon is a 12-step 526-5572/5573 for information. not split, for $25 until June 1. A wood splitter is program for families and friends of alcoholics No-show policy — A “Commander’s Appointment available to customers for $8. Payments must be (admitted or not). Meetings take place in the Policy” affects all TRICARE beneficiaries who made by personal check or money order, payable conference room of The Colorado Inn at 6 p.m. receive health care services on Fort Carson and to the U.S. Treasury. Patrons must call in advance every Monday. Attendance is free and anyone at the Premier Army Health Clinic. Multiple to make arrangements for the permit, payment and can attend these open, anonymous meetings. no-shows could result in the stopping of medical wood pickup. The firewood yard is located next Contact Al-Anon Service Center at 719-632-0063 services; Soldiers requiring unit escorts to future to building 155, the Fort Carson Recycle Center, for more information. appointments; patients may have to sign a statement near the intersection of Wickersham Boulevard Nutrition counseling and classes — The Evans acknowledging they understand the ramifications and Specker Avenue. Call 526-1692 or 526-1667 Army Community Hospital Nutrition Care of multiple no-shows; a letter may be sent to the for more information, or to make a reservation. Division offers nutrition counseling on a healthy Soldier’s unit when he or his Family member hasGate 6 closure — Gate 6, located at State diet, weight loss or gain, high cholesterol, multiple no-shows or cancellations; retirees with Highway 115 and Wilderness Road, will reopen hypertension, diabetes, sports nutrition and other multiple missed appointments, “left without being Tuesday. The gate will be open 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. nutrition-related diseases or illnesses. Nutrition seen,” or cancellations may have their locations Monday-Friday. The gate has been closed to classes include heart-healthy/lipid, weight loss, of care changed. To cancel appointments during support an ongoing Colorado Department of pregnancy nutrition, commissary tour/healthy weekdays, beneficiaries can call the TRICARE Transportation project to expand traffic capacity shopping and sports nutrition. To schedule an appointment line 719-457-2273 or 866-422-7391 and improve safety along State Highway 115 appointment, call the TRICARE appointment weekdays from 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Appointments between Gate 5 and the Rock Creek bridge, line at 719-457-2273. To register for a class, made through TRICARE online can be canceled located south of Gate 6. Work on State Highway call the Nutrition Care Division at 526-7290. at 115 is ongoing. Take Off Pounds Sensibly — meets in the Grant Pregnancy and Parenting Portal — A new portalJunior-enlisted housing available — Balfour Library conference room Thursdays. Weigh-in from TriWest Healthcare Alliance connects Beatty Communities has junior enlisted, two- is from 5-5:45 p.m. and the meeting is from military Families to helpful information for various and three-bedroom housing available. Call 6-7 p.m. Annual membership fee is $26 and stages of pregnancy, as well as for adoption. 719-579-1606 for details. includes the TOPS magazine. Monthly dues Different from other pregnancy sites, the TriWest2-1-1 data expands to two counties — The are $5. Call Norma Rook at 719-531-7748 or portal offers information on TRICARE coverage Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments has TOPS at 800-932-8677 for more information. and locating a nearby military clinic. Access partnered with Pikes Peak United Way to Legal Assistance Office — services are open to the site at include 2-1-1 data for El Paso and Teller counties Soldiers, Family members and retirees. Services Highway improvements — The Colorado in the Network of Care for servicemembers, include preparation of wills, powers of attorney, Department of Transportation broke ground veterans and their Families. The service name changes and stepchild adoptions. The on the second of three phases of safety and directory component of the Network of Care office also offers counseling and provides capacity improvements along State Highway 115 now includes more than 1,500 local resources advice for individuals dealing with landlord/ between Gates 1 and 6. The current phase to assist the military community, service tenant, military administrative, tax, family will provide four through traffic lanes from the providers and others. Visit http://pikespeak. law and consumer issues, as well as counsel edge of the recently completed improvements for more information. and representation of Soldiers going through near Gate 5 to the Rock Creek bridge, locatedShare-a-Ride — is a free online car pool medical and physical evaluation boards. The just south of Gate 6. It will also provide major coordination to and from post, as well as van office is open from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-4 safety improvements at the intersection of pool options, typically for those commuting p.m., Monday-Friday. Schedule appointments by State Highway 115 and Wilderness Road, just 30 or more miles to post. Riders are matched calling the last duty day of the week, at 9 a.m. outside of Gate 6. The project has a fixed based on their origination and destination Sign-ups for walk-in appointments are available completion date of Dec. 30. Contact Directorate points, as well as days and times of travel. Monday and Thursday beginning at 11:30 a.m. of Public Works Traffic Planning and Operations Users specify whether they are offering a ride, The Legal Assistance Office offers a divorce at 526-9267 for more information.
  • 27. 20 MOUNTAINEER — May 25, 2012 First Enlisted WAACs Edito May 27 r’s note: This Arrive at Camp Carson , ort Car a observa 1943, Mountai rticle, publishe nce of F neer, is b d in the son’s 70 eing reprinted th anniv ersary n iFirst Cadre Of an artist. Most of these girls left high-salaried jobs to enlist in the WAAC. Their reasons for enlisting are purely patriotic. Some of theWAACs Now in women have husbands overseas, others have lost a member of their family in this war. TheCamp Busy greater part of the women enlisted because they had no one in the service and decided they would have to do their own share.Preparing For When asked their opinion of Camp Carson, they all “thought it was swell.”Arrival Of Company According to Sergeant Tota, “Everybody treats us like queens.” Auxiliary Foresterin Near Future considered the mountains a treat after the plains of Iowa. For most of them it is their first assignment to regular duty with the WAAC. By Pvt. Leon Reed Importance of WAAC These women are all conscious of the tremendous job that is theirs. The The 12 enlisted women composing the WAAC WAAC had its origin in a militarycadre arrived at Camp Carson last Thursday. necessity. This was clearly establishedThey followed the two WAAC officers who when the War Department spoke forcame here two weeks ago to make plans for the the bill establishing the WAAC beforearrival of their company. The cadre proceeded the senate and House MilitaryAffairsto make ready their quarters for the rest of their Committee. However, the roots ofoutfit which is expected in the near future. the WAAC go back as far as the It is unknown at this time just what the history of this nation — to theduties of the company will be. They will be tradition of all patriotic Americanassigned here from Ft. Des Moines where they women taking their share of thewill have received one month’s basic training responsibility for the welfare of theand one month’s training in administrative duties. country in war and in peace. CloserThe women soldiers will be equipped to take at hand, the WAAC finds someover almost any administrative job on the post. precedent in the work of women The girls who make up the cadre are: Ysleta with the war machine in the WorldB. Harlee of Dallas, Texas, first sergeant; May War. Even closer than this, perhaps,Tota of Whitestone, Long Island, N.Y., company is the share in the war effort whichclerk; Lena Barnes of Gastoria, N.C., supply women of the United Nations havesergeant; Pyche Brooks of Dallas, Tex., mess taken in their respective countriessergeant; Florence Colella of Yonkers, N Y., before and since the war started.unassigned; Nina L. Davis of Dayton, Tex., Legislation to make theunassigned; Rose Forester of Minneapolis, Women’s Army Auxiliary CorpsMinn., unassigned; Dorothy Foster of St. Louis, a component of the Army of theMo., cook; Mary E. Haynie of El Dorado, Ark., United States has been pendingcook; Constance H. Hill of Port Chester, N. Y., since early January. Other billscook; Gertrude Hunt of St. Louis, Mo., cook to lower the age limit, to provideand Evelyn Javaras of Chicago, Ill., baker. free mail privileges, and to Occupations Varied provide medical and hospital The former occupations of these WAACs treatment and domiciliary carewill cover everything from stenographers to on a parity with members of the Arriving ahead of their company, this WAAC Cadre is preparing quarters for thedancers. One of the girls was formerly Women’s Reserve of the Navy, main body to be stationed at Camp Carson in the near future. The aboveemployed by the War Department, another is have also been introduced. personnel includes cooks, clerks and supply officers. Lt. Lillian M. Mazzel, commanding officerof a new company due at Camp Carson soon, is shown above signing in at Camp Headquarters. Accompanying her was Lt. Marjorie Perrone, mess and supply officer for the new outfit. Their company is expected in the near future. The officers were assigned here fromFort Des Moines, Iowa. Lieutenant Mazzel is Look at those smiles as the WAACs get their first glance of The Camp formerly of Newark, Carson Mountaineer! Quite a coincidence, isn’t it, that they should be N.J. Lieutenant reading this publication just as the photographer for the Mountaineer Perrone hails from stepped up to take their picture. Oh well, can’t blame us for advertising San Francisco, Calif. a little bit. This photo was in the May 27, 1943 Mountaineer. This photo appeared in the May 20, 1943 issue. Photos by U.S. Army Signal Corps
  • 28. May 25, 2012 — MOUNTAINEER 21 Argonne Normandy MidwayThe Chosin Reservoir Khe Sanh Dak To Medina Ridge Tora Bora Fallujah These are the places we remember, to honor the lives of those we’ll never forget.
  • 29. 22 MOUNTAINEER — May 25, 2012 Performers with the Nesian Roots Dance Troop showcase a Tahitian dance during the annual Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month observance Tuesday at the Elkhorn Conference Center.Asian Pacific American heritageCommunityhonors culture Story and photos by Kerstin Lopez to focus on the Executive Order on Diversity and Special to the Mountaineer Inclusion signed by President Barack Obama Aug. 18, he said. More than 330 Soldiers, Families and “So our goal today is to present to you just acommunity members gathered Tuesday to few of the many Asian and Pacific Island culturescelebrate the culture and heritage of Asian-Pacific from all over the world with our speaker, ourAmericans during the annual observance at performers and our food samples,” Shipman said.the Elkhorn Conference Center. Nestor Mercado, keynote speaker, said the Though the term Asian-Pacific Americans is estimated number of U.S. residents of Asianbroad, it encompasses the entire Asian continent descent is 17.3 million and still growing, accordingand the Pacific islands of Melanesia, Micronesia to the 2010 census. He said the accomplishmentsand Polynesia. of Asian-Pacific Americans have been an integral “During the month of May our goal is to part of the nation.showcase and celebrate the cultures of Asian and “I have always championed the interest ofPacific Islanders,” said Sgt. 1st Class William Asian-Pacific Americans, particularly in regardsShipman, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) to their contributions to the American society,”equal opportunity adviser. Mercado said. The month was selected to commemorate the Shipman said events such as the Asian-Pacificfirst Japanese immigrants to the United States American Heritage Month observance arein May of 1843, and to mark the anniversary good ways for Americans to celebrate the manyof the completion of the transcontinental railroad cultures that comprise the May 1869, which the majority of theworkers who laid the tracks were Chineseimmigrants, Shipman said. A Nesian Roots Dance Troop member This year’s theme, “Striving for Excellence in performs a traditional New Zealand danceLeadership, Diversity and Inclusion,” was chosen at the Elkhorn Conference Center, Tuesday.
  • 30. May 25, 2012 — MOUNTAINEER 23Tips help reduce daily stress level Commentary by mind work in tandem, so one impacts is required on your part to do something. disturbing movies and television shows, Capt. Guy Mahoney the other. While stress reactions are Think of a boxer responding to a start certain music, disturbing reading U.S. Public Health Service, often normal responses to what life bell only to find there is no opponent materials and graphic video games Behavioral Health brings to us, we often acquire more there. It can increase blood pressure and may provoke a reaction. They may be than our daily share and we can easily release stress hormones. By minimizing entertaining but, if these media forms Stress can come to us externally become overwhelmed in our fast-paced, use of stimulants such as caffeine, are overstimulating you, they too canthrough our senses. It can also demanding world. cigarettes and even spicy foods, some mimic real event stress reactions in youroriginate internally through our Many people are surprised when people can reduce their stress loads. body. Another consequence is theirthoughts and memories as we dwell they realize that they may be uninten- Stimulants create an arousal state possible impact on sleep. Reducingon certain experiences or images. tionally piling stressors on themselves. in your body that your mind can these forms of stimulation in the Either of these influences can result Our behaviors play a role. Using interpret as stress. Consider evening should be considered ifin a stress reaction, when stress causes stimulants, our physical fitness level, moderation or abstinence if you are having sleep difficulties.a physical or psychological response. where we go, who we talk with and these are troublesome for you. The best thing you can do is Our reaction to stress-producing what we choose to dwell on during the Now consider what people take an inventory of your behaviorsthoughts can be measured by increased day can all contribute to our stress load. take into their eyes, ears and and see if any of these activities areheart rate, faster breathing and higher The overuse of stimulants in our thoughts during the day. We may impacting you. If they are, modifyblood pressure. It is important to diets can mimic a bodily stress reaction very well be elevating our stress or eliminate them and your stressunderstand that your body and your and fool your mind into believing action levels artificially. Violent or level may be noticeably reduced. HUGE MEMORIAL DAY SALE MAY 25TH THRU MAY 28TH CONSOLE GIVEAWAYS Must be 18 years of age, pick up your free ticket the day of the drawing. Drawing promptly at 9:00 p.m. each night
  • 31. 24 MOUNTAINEER — May 25, 2012 May 25, 2012 — MOUNTAINEER 25 Soldiers of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, exit a plane after landing at the Arrival/Departure Air Control Group, May 5. Upon their arrival, Soldiers turned in their weapons and received a medical screening and safety brief before attending a “Warhorse” Brigade welcome home ceremony at the Special Events Center. ‘Warhorse’ completes mission Spc. Jeff Urban, Headquarters and Col. John Kolasheski, left, commander, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, and Command Sgt. Maj. Ralph Delosa, brigade senior enlisted adviser, uncase the “Warhorse” Brigade colors during a welcome home ceremony at the Special Events Center, May 15. The Headquarters Troop, 2nd uncasing signifies that the 2nd BCT command team and a majority Story and photos by mission centered on building and strengthening “The most important thing we did over Special Troop Battalion, Staff Sgt. Andrew Porch stability in the region. there was stand up the police,” said Capt. of its Soldiers have returned from a 12-month deployment in support of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Operation Enduring Freedom. 2nd Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs During their yearlong deployment, Warhorse Cole Pinheiro, brigade planner, 2nd BCT. 4th Infantry Division, Office, 4th Infantry Division Soldiers helped build multiple police stations Working with Afghan villagers and local secures his bags from the and solidify Afghan leadership that would leaders at the tribal level, the brigade addressed parking lot of the Special Decorative signs, tears of joy and cheering maintain legitimate control of the population. decades of grievances between Afghan tribes Event Center, May 19. Family members welcomed Soldiers of 2nd The brigade handled multiple missions and families, said Pinheiro, former commander Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, at once, partnering with local leaders and of Company C, 1st Bn, 67th Armor Reg. as they entered the Special Events Center village elders to ensure security in the region. “They are allowing the governance to through a cloud of smoke, May 15. expand and reach out to some of the population About 400 Family members, friends and that hasn’t been engaged in years,” Stowell Soldiers attended the ceremony to witness the said of the importance of working with the “Warhorse” Brigade uncase its colors, Afghan people. signifying the completion of a 12-month Through this joint venture, Warhorse deployment to Afghanistan in support of Soldiers fostered a partnership with the ANSF, Operation Enduring Freedom. Afghanistan National Police and local leaders, The brigade headquarters and its six while continuing to work on the relationships battalions, nearly 3,800 Soldiers, completed a created during the deployment. wide array of missions, working to improve The Soldiers of the Warhorse Brigade governance and security in and around Kandahar maintained good relations with the Afghan City, Afghanistan, in Regional Command South, people, said Stowell, which proved to be a and advising the Afghan National Security credit to the strong partnership built between Forces in Regional Command West, said Lt. coalition forces and their Afghan counterparts. Col. Dana Stowell, executive officer, 2nd BCT. “We were an adaptive, learning organization “Advising the ANSF and increasing their that changed as the mission changed or the capacity and capability was a key component conditions changed,” said Stowell. of our mission,” said Stowell. He said as the brigade continues to Serving in RC-West, a detachment of return to Fort Carson, and its remaining Soldiers Soldiers from 2nd Special Troops Battalion prepare to leave Afghanistan throughout the and 1st Battalion, 67th Field Artillery month, Warhorse Soldiers can leave with Regiment, trained ANSF on patrols and their heads held high and the knowledge that proper security techniques. they completed their mission with honor and With the main contingency of the Warhorse pride — and walk through that cloud of smoke Brigade stationed in RC-South, the brigade’s to the cheers and screams of their loved ones. Spc. James Stevenson, Company C, 2nd Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, reunites with his wife, Rebecca Soldiers of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, bow their heads in a moment of silence during a welcome home ceremony at the Special Events Center, May 15. Stevenson, at the Special Events Center May 8. Approximately 400 Families, friends and Soldiers greeted the “Warhorse” Soldiers with cheers as they entered the SEC.Layout by Jeanne Mazerall
  • 32. 26 MOUNTAINEER — May 25, 2012Community Theatre presents ‘Animal Farm’ Story and photo by Nel Lampe Center is challenging, she said. of shadow puppets to show the fight. Mountaineer staff “It’s a challenge, not just because it’s small, but it’s The play is based on Orwell’s 1947 novella, diamond shaped rather than rectangular” as a traditional which is not often produced. This may be the rare George Orwell’s “Animal Farm” is Fort Carson stage is. “Sometimes we have to get very creative.” chance to see the play. There are 22 members inCommunity Theatre’s second production since the “Animal Farm” is one of those times. As the the cast, which includes people from post and in thetheater group formed. Coming off the success of its play calls for a fight scene during the “battle of the community who’ve done some acting in high schoolfirst production, “Christmas Chaos,” executive cowshed,” and since there wasn’t enough room on plays and others who are on a stage for the first time.producer Sabine Mann said the group wanted to be stage, a creative solution was needed. Produced and directed by Michael Rose, whoversatile, choosing a drama for the spring production. “We brainstormed,” she said, coming up also directed “Christmas Chaos,” the theatre group’s “Maybe next we’ll do a musical,” said Mann. with a storyteller to provide continuity and first production, this play takes place on a farm, The stage in the Freedom Performing Arts explanation of what was going on and the use where the animals are not happy with the farmer. “Major” (Kenneth Sargent), delivers a passionate speech via tape, suggesting a revolution. “Man is the enemy,” he said, urging them to get rid of men and be rich and free. “Animals are equal.” Once rid of the farmer, the animals, played by actors, meet and plan their future. Manor Farm is renamed “Animal Farm,” and is run by the animals. The remainder of the play shows that some animals take their leadership roles too seriously, gradually morphing into dictators of their fellow animals. With sheep, cats, dogs and bunnies, played by “Napoleon” youngsters, the set is family friendly. Rose rescued (Skip numerous stuffed animals from local thrift shops Blanchett) to create the farm setting. questions Serenity Bast, 7, plays the part of the bunny. the “bunny” Her mother, Sarah Bast, said she heard the (Serenity community theater needed actors, and got her Bast) about daughter to take a part. “She likes it and it’s getting her contact her out of her shell” she said. with There are four more productions of “Animal “Snowball,” Farm,” Friday-Saturday and May 25-27, at 7 p.m.after he was Tickets are $5-$8 at the Information, Tickets banished and Registration Office or $7-$10 at the door.from Animal The play is at the Freedom Performing Arts Farm. Center on Specker Avenue. DON’T GIVE ME TEACHERS. GIVE ME REAL WORLD GLADIATORS. Your commitment to serve our country is as meaningful to us as it is to you. CTU is proud to offer support designed specifically for current and veteran military personnel and their families. * ** and prior learning assessment Visit our Admission Advisor every Thursday at the Education Center. Visit, Call 877.906.6555, or Text MILITARY to 94576 for more info. *Not all credits eligible to transfer. See the university’s catalog regarding CTU’s transfer credit policies. **Military tuition rate applicable for Associate and Bachelor’s degrees only. Find disclosures on graduation rates, student financial obligations and more at Not all programs are available to residents of all states. CTU cannot guarantee employment or salary. 88-30534 262458 02/12
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  • 35. May 25, 2012 — MOUNTAINEER 29Police highlightCell phones other individuals around them. While many believe it is not a big issue, this operators on Department of Defense installation and operators of government- the approach of vehicles and human speech. DOD Provost Marshal Office behavior has caused numerous accidents owned vehicles shall not use cell component safety guidance should note and injuries to people in the community. phones unless the vehicle is safely the potential for driver distractions Cell phone usage has been a In 2011, there were 87 cell phone parked or unless they are using a such as eating and drinking, operatingcontinuing problem throughout the violations issued on Fort Carson and hands-free device. The wearing of any radios, CD players, global positioningmilitary and civilian world. so far this year there have been 12 other portable headphones, earphones equipment, etc. Whenever possible Though modern technology citations issued. or other listening devices (except for this should only be done when themakes life easier, it can also make Code of Federal Regulations Title 32: hands-free cellular phones) while oper- vehicle is safely parked.”driving more dangerous. National Defense, Part 634.25 covers ating a motor vehicle is prohibited. Use Offenders can be fined $50 for Drivers talking or texting on talking on a cell phone while driving of those devices impairs driving and their first offense of talking on atheir cell phones create a dangerous on federal property. Paragraph No. 3, masks or prevents recognition of emer- cell phone while driving and $100environment for not only themselves but Driver Distractions, states “vehicle gency signals, alarms, announcements, for a second offense. Click over and save. Check out service plan discounts, free shipping and specials at a private online store just for members of the Army. Visit Having an Open House? Let our readers know! 5 lines 1 picture 4 papers 7 days ONLY $35 Save with discounts Save when you buy online Mention this code to 15 50 claim your discount. % on select regularly priced monthly service plans $ credit back when you shop at your Sprint Private Store. Just apply “SAVE 50” at checkout. Corporate ID: GA1AR_ZZZ Requires a new two-year Agreement. Web-only offer. Applied within 3 invoices. New-line activation and new two-year Agreement required. Restrictions apply. ID or other information will be required. For more information call 719-329-5236 or email May require up to a $36 activation fee/line, credit approval and 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). Individual-Liable Discount: Available only to eligible employees of the company or organization participating in the discount program (requires ongoing verification). Discounts are subject to change according to the company’s agreement with Sprint and are available upon request for select plans (monthly service charges only). No discounts apply to secondary lines, Add-A-Phone lines or add-ons $29.99 or less. Other Terms: Coverage not available everywhere. Nationwide Sprint Network reaches over 278 million people. Offers not available in all markets/retail locations or m for all phones/networks. Pricing, offer terms, fees and features may vary for existing customers not eligible for upgrade. Other restrictions apply. See store or for details. ©2012 Sprint. Sprint and the logo are trademarks of Sprint. MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo are registered in the US Patent and Trademark Office. Other marks are the property of their respective owners. N085538
  • 36. 30 MOUNTAINEER — May 25, 2012Do right thing: Ethics training, Army Values Commentary by questions are all a part of an exploration of ethics. the result of frank and honest discussion, the very Chap. (Capt.) Scott Ingram I recently conducted our second, two-day ethics bedrock of our republic and the exercise of our first 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, training at the Glen Eyrie Conference Center in amendment rights to free speech.3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division north Colorado Springs with Soldiers from 1st With a basic framework that right and wrong exist, Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade we turned our attention toward issues surrounding what Ask a Soldier what the Army Core Values are Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Dr. Randall it means to be human, right behavior in how we treatand he will most likely respond with the acronym Niles, a local attorney and educator at Colorado one another in the market place, public life and our“LDRSHIP,” which stands for Loyalty, Duty, Christian University who is thoroughly acquainted Army context — personal and professional issues andRespect, Selfless-service, Honor, Integrity and teaches ethics and comparative world views, leadership. Now we could better answer what respectand Personal courage. served as a guest facilitator. means in our Army Values and could connect with the If you ask him what The goal of the training other six values that are at our organizational “core.”respect means, he will was to explore the By the end of day two, suggesting that theselikely respond with dimensions of morality Soldiers were eager to engage fellow Soldiers at work“treating people as they and ethics from a personal with vitality and meaning was an understatement.should be treated.” If you standpoint and then connect Bringing this type of ethical conversation to the Armypress what he means by them to our Army Values. will require more opportunities like these two-day“should,” he will probably We began by addressing trainings among our junior enlisted and officers,respond by saying some- issues that surround our but also among our middle and senior leadership.thing such as, “It’s trusting national breakdown of With increased leadership responsibilities, comesthat others have fulfilled integrity, specifically related a greater responsibility to ensure that we havingtheir duty.” If you ask, “On to our recent, economic both structured and serendipitous conversationswhat basis should we trust meltdown and housing crisis. at work and in our leisure another or respect We could not begin to Our American way of life and system ofothers” — in other words discuss the “right thing to government are about citizens gathering together toask “Why?” you may be do” until we settled on engage one another to discuss the truly importantmet with a blank stare. whether there are moral things of life rather than being anesthetized with As an Army and absolutes of right and wrong. mind-numbing entertainment with no thoughtmicrocosm of American After all, there is no basis to our, or our children’s, existence.society, we say we believe for ethical behavior without Many give in to popular apathetic and cynicalin certain values, but determining what is right and attitudes that our political system is hopelessly broken.have little understanding wrong in all places and at We inwardly know that absolute truth, reality andabout what substantiates or all times and in all cultures. right exist because we all feel its presence and eveninforms our claims to belief. With each individual On day one, in both training events, all the comment on wrongs or evils that are American society holding to his own personal Soldiers agreed that there were no moral absolutes Engaging and honest conversations inform ourbeliefs to guide his behavior, how can the Army for right and wrong. By the end of day two, nearly values and worldview. Being ethical is not simplymaintain organizational values and expect Soldiers all of the Soldiers had changed their minds and an individual sport — it’s a conversation with othersto uphold them? Answering these and other critical agreed that there were indeed absolutes. This was and ourselves.Chapel briefsFacebook: Search “Fort Carson Chaplains Chapel Schedule (Religious Support Office)” for the latest chapel events and schedules. ROMAN CATHOLICVacation Bible School: VBS will be held June Day Time Service Chapel Location Contact Person Saturday 4-45 p.m. Reconciliation Soldiers’ Nelson Martinez Cecilia Croft/526-5769 11-15 from 9 a.m. to noon for ages 4 through Saturday 5 p.m. Mass Soldiers’ Nelson Martinez Cecilia Croft/526-5769 students currently in fifth grade. Email Sunday 8:15-8:45 a.m. Reconciliation Soldiers’ Nelson Martinez Cecilia Croft/526-5769 Sunday 9 a.m. Mass Soldiers’ Nelson Martinez Cecilia Croft/526-5769 for a Sunday 10:30 a.m. Religious education Soldiers’ Nelson Martinez Pat Treacy/524-2458 registration form. Call Heidi McAllister at Sunday 10:30 a.m. RCIA Soldiers’ Nelson Martinez Pat Treacy/524-2458 526-5744 for more information. 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/526-5769Sky: Everything is Possible with God event for Mon-Thurs noon Mass Healer Evans Army Hospital Fr. Nwatawali/526-7347 children ages 4 through fifth grade will be held PROTESTANT at Soldiers’ Memorial Chapel from 9 a.m. to Friday 4:30 p.m. Intercessory prayer, Soldiers’ Nelson Martinez Chap. Stuart/524-4316 noon June 11-15. Children will participate in Bible Study Bible-learning activities, sing songs, play 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 teamwork-building games, make and enjoy treats Sunday 9:15 a.m. Sunday School Soldiers’ Nelson Martinez Heidi McAllister/526-5744 and experience electrifying Bible adventures. Sunday 9:30 a.m. Sunday School Prussman Barkeley Prussman Heidi McAllister/526-5744 Sunday 11 a.m. Protestant Soldiers’ Nelson Martinez Chap. Stuart/524-4316 Children will also learn to look for evidence of Sunday 11 a.m. Gospel Prussman Barkeley Prussman Ursula Pittman/503-1104 God all around them through “God sightings.” Sunday 10 a.m. Chapel NeXt Veterans Magrath Titus Chap. Palmer/526-3888 Each day concludes with Fly Away Finale, a Sunday 2:30-4:30p.m. Youth ministry Soldiers’ Nelson Martinez Heidi McAllister/526-5744 Tuesday 9:30 a.m. PWOC Soldiers’ Nelson Martinez Chap. Stuart/524-4316 celebration that gets them involved in living what they’ve learned. Family members and JEWISH friends are encouraged to join in activities daily Fort Carson does not offer Jewish services on post. Contact Chap. (Lt. Col.) Fields at 503-4090/4099 for Jewish service and study information at 11:35 a.m. Children will join an international missions effort to squash malaria in the African ISLAMIC SERVICES country of Mali, helping to send more than a Fort Carson does not offer Islamic services on post. Contact the Islamic Society at 2125 N. Chestnut, 632-3364 for information. million mosquito nets to protect Malian children. Register by calling 526-5744. Call 524-2458 (FORT CARSON OPEN CIRCLE) WICCA Sunday 1 p.m. Provider Chapel, Building 1350, Barkeley and Ellis for details on volunteer opportunities.Military Council of Catholic Women meets COLORADO WARRIORS SWEAT LODGE Friday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Soldiers’ Meets once or twice monthly and upon special request. Contact Michael Hackwith or Wendy Chunn-Hackwith at 285-5240 for information. Memorial Chapel. For more information call 526-5769 or visit “Fort Carson Military Council of Catholic Women” on Facebook.Knights of Columbus, a Catholic group for men 18 and older, meets the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at Soldiers’ Memorial Chapel. Call 526-5769 for more information. through high school students. Email 5 p.m. at Soldiers’ Memorial ChapelProtestant Women of the Chapel meets Tuesday to obtain a Fellowship Hall. Children are welcome from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Soldiers’ Memorial registration form. Classes are Sunday from to attend. Call Cecilia Croft at Chapel. Free child care is available. Email 10:30-11:50 a.m. at Soldiers’ Memorial 526-5769 for details. or visit PWOC Fort Carson Chapel. Adult Bible study and classes for Latter Day Saints Soldiers: Weekly on Facebook for more information. adults seeking to join the Catholic Church Institute Class (Bible study) isCatholic Religious Education registration is are also held during religious education. Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Soldiers’ Memorial under way for the religious education year, Deployed Spouses Group meets for fellowship, Chapel. Call 719-266-0283 or 719-649-1671 which runs through May 6 for children age 4 food and spiritual guidance Wednesday at for more information.
  • 37. May 25, 2012 — MOUNTAINEER 31MPs defend title with new squad Story and photo by Walt Johnson Mountaineer staff “Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown.” This oldShakespeare saying may be all too real for the 759th MilitaryPolice Battalion as it defends its post softball title this season. Every team is eager to prove it is as good as the champions.It might be fairer to call the police unit the defendingchampion, rather than reigning champions, since only twoplayers return from last year’s squad. One of the players is team captain Milton Santiago,who has the unenviable task of deciding how thisteam will go about defending the title. Christopher Davisis the other returning player. Santiago said the team will not use the roster turnoveras an excuse or a crutch as it begins defense of its title. “We are now figuring out what we have to do to be in aposition to win a championship this year,” he said. “Most ofthese guys are playing for the opportunity to win their firstchampionship and I think that’s a little more difficult thanwhat we had to do (last year). This team has a little moreweight on its shoulders because (the players) want to dowhat we did last year. “We have started out the year playing very good softball. It’searly in the season, but I honestly believe we may have moretalent this year than we had last year. For that reason, I hope thatwe will see a second championship this year,” said Santiago. He said last year’s team was all about hitting and thisyear is about a total team concept. This year’s team hasthe talent to depend on all phases of the game and notcount on individual “brilliance” to achieve success, Santiagosaid. The team is working on the three concepts: playinggood offense, good defense and being good teammates. “We also know that every team has its individual quirksand we are learning to understand what this team can andcannot do as we play the season. We have a lot of raw talentand (what) we want to do is make sure that we keep thedrive and dedication that we have right now,” Santiago said. He said the police team has a lot of young talent whogive their all for each game and every team member willget an opportunity to excel. Santiago said one of the bestthings about this team is it has an attitude that “what isbest for the team is what is best for me.” “Our biggest challenge this year is going to be havingmore players that can play than I have the time to play them.I have to figure out a way to keep everybody fresh and readyto go. There are a lot of great players and great teams outthere and there is no way I would say we are the 100 percentbest team on post. But I will say this, if anyone wants totake the title away from us they’re going to have to fight Christopher Davis talks to his 759th Military Police Battalion team prior to a game at the Mountain Postvery hard in order to get it,” Santiago said. Sports Complex, stressing that this is a new year and a new challenge for his teammates.Mountaineer Sports Feature Pinned in Soldier Fort Carson Soldier and Colorado Springs Flames receiver Timothy Mason, 11, looks to escape Denver Pirates defenders on a kickoff return Saturday at Cheyenne Mountain High School in Colorado Springs. The Colorado Football Conference defending champion Flames defeated the Pirates 31-30 in what many considered a preview of the league’s championship game. The Flames will meet the Pueblo Steel at 7 p.m. at Cheyenne Mountain High School June 2 before making their last regular season trip to Denver June 9. Photo by Walt Johnson
  • 38. 32 MOUNTAINEER — May 25, 2012On the BenchSky Sox host prepall-star games The Colorado Springs Sky Sox the No. 1 overall draft pick in 1986;will host the 51st annual Southern Jeff King from Rampart High School;Colorado High School All-Star and current major leaguers Brandonbaseball games Monday at McCarthy from Cheyenne MountainSecurity Services Field in Colorado High School and Chase Headley fromSprings starting at noon. Fountain-Fort Carson High School. The games are the longest running Tickets can be purchased onlinehigh school all-star event in Colorado or at the game for $7 for adults and $4and have featured the top players in for children 12 and younger and thosethe junior and senior class from with a valid student identificationthe Colorado Springs region in the card. Concessions will be availabletwo-game event since 1962, according and parking will be Sky Sox officials. The Directorate of Family and The seven-inning Junior All-Star Morale, Welfare and RecreationGame, which begins at noon, includes has announced the Memorialthe best players from the Colorado Day training holiday schedule forSprings and Pueblo areas with teams fitness facilities.consisting of a mixture of 3A, 4A and Ironhorse Sports and Fitness5A all-stars. The nine-inning Senior Center will be open 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.All-Star Game, scheduled to start at Friday-Monday while McKibben3:30 p.m., showcases the top talent Physical Fitness Center will be openfrom schools in the city of Colorado 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Garcia and WallerSprings, as well as standout seniors PFCs will be closed Photo by Walt Johnsonfrom the surrounding areas, with the The Colorado Rockies arebest 4A players facing off againstthe best 5A players. offering military members special ticket buys this season. Top prize Athletes that have played in the The next chance to take advantage Fort Carson Family member Danielle Hux, left, shows a vendor the sword shegame and gone on to major league of these deals is Monday when the received for winning the women’s physique title at the GNC Southern Coloradocareers include Major League Houston Astros will be in Denver for and  Armed Forces Natural Bodybuilding/Figure/Bikini/Physique ChampionshipsBaseball Hall of Famer Goose Saturday at Doherty High School in Colorado Springs. See Bench on Page 33Gossage from Wasson High School,
  • 39. May 25, 2012 — MOUNTAINEER 33 Bench from Page 32 a Memorial Day split doubleheader. The first game will begin at 1:10 p.m. and the second game will be played at 6:10 p.m. There will be a fireworks demonstration after the evening game. The Astros will also be the opposition Wednesday and Thursday, beginning at 6:40 p.m. Tickets will be sold for $14 each (with a $3.50 service charge per order), a discount from the usual range of $19-$39. Call the Rockies at 303-ROCKIES, ask for the military discount and provide reference number 21231258 to take advantage of the offer. This offer is not available on a walk-up basis. The 2012 National Physique Committee Max Muscle Mile High Natural Bodybuilding/Figure/ Bikini/Physique championships will be held in Denver June 2. The event takes place in the Englewood High School Auditorium, 3800 S. Logan in Englewood. Prejudging begins at 8:30 a.m. and the finals begin at 5 p.m. Visit for tickets. A free summer camp will be held in Colorado Springs June 9 for aspiring football players and cheerleaders. The Pikes Peak Pop Warner organization will hold the youth football combine and cheerleading camps for ages 5-15 from noon to 5 p.m. at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs Four Diamonds football field. The camp is designed to promote exercise and fundamentals. A skilled positions player camp, for athletes interested in playing quarterback, running back and wide receiver, will be run by former U.S. Military Academy standout Nate Sassaman, the first quarterback to rush Photo by Walt Johnson for more than 1,000 yards in Army football history. Sweet spot Athletes will be in timed events and have the opportunity to show their football skills. Aspiring cheerleaders will beTravis Wolf, 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment , 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, able to learn cheer, stunt and jumping routines taught bylines a pitch to center field during intramural action, Monday. the Palmer High School varsity cheerleading squad. The Pop Warner fall youth football season begins Aug. 1.INVITING YOU INTO THE ALL NEW... Your MPG HQ Certified used Hondas and other Certified used vehicles Fix Fix Loan L ns Loans We 785-5060 hMatc USAA South Academy at Fountain gPricin Price Protection Guarantee good on same model within 14 days of purchase... see store for details. Consolidate high-cost loans or credit card Consolidate high-cost loans or credit card debt with Ent Personal Loan. Get fixed debt with an Ent Personal Loan. Get fixed payments at a fixed rate as low as payments at fixed rate as low as a 7.55% APR for 48 months. 7.55% APR** for 48 months. Find out more and apply online Find out more and apply online at today. at today. *A PR = Annual Percentage Rate. Lowest rate shown is for well-qualified borrower s and includes automatic *APR Annual Percentage Rate. Lowes t rate shown is for well - qualif ied borrowers and includes automatic payment discount. loan in the amount of $7,500.00 at an A PR of 7.55% , and 48- month term would payment discount. A loan in the amount of $7,500.00 at an APR of 7.55%, and a 48-month term would have an estimated monthly payment of $181.56, and a total finance charge of $1,214.70. Rates as low have an es timated monthly payment of $181.56, and total f inance charge of $1,214.70. Rates as low as 7.55% valid through June 30, 2012. Standard credit qualif ications apply. All loans subjec t to f inal credit as 7.55% valid through June 30, 2012. Standard credit qualifications apply. All loans subject to final credit approval. approval. | |
  • 40. 34 MOUNTAINEER — May 25, 2012Mountaineer Athlete of the Week Adam Frame Intramural softball player Adam Frame played most major sports as a child and continued playing sports after being assigned to Fort Carson three years ago and even while serving the nation during a tour in Iraq. What is your favorite professional sports moment? (It was) in April when the Washington Redskins drafted Robert Griffin III to play quarterback. The Redskins definitely need a quarterback and he is definitely going to be a good player. What is your favorite personal sports moment? It’s always great to get that game-winning hit or make that amazing play, but playing with my unit is my favorite sports moment. I love the camaraderie we have here. It’s a lot different than any team I have played on because of the other aspects we (share) since we work together. What is the one thing in sports you haven’t done yet that you would still like to do? I would like to play Division I football. I played Division III and I was pretty good, but I would’ve loved to gone to Virginia Tech and play football. If you could meet any athlete who would it be? Michael Vick because he played ball at Virginia Tech, got drafted No. 1 overall and then had the unfortunate event of the dogfighting (incident). He has been able to come back after spending two years in jail and still plays very well. People who don’t know me would be surprised to know that … I am an all-purpose sports player. I’m a bigger guy and there are people that don’t know that I can hang, no matter what sport it is. I can play any sport well because I do it for the love of the game. Photo by Walt Johnson Do you need a better marketing plan? 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 Contact your Account Executive to discuss Peterson AFB 574-5252 options for your business at 719.634.5905
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  • 42. 36 MOUNTAINEER — May 25, 2012 Old Colorado City Area’s largest street fest — Territory Days By Nel Lampe Mountaineer staff For 37 years, Old Colorado City has been years. There were lots of saloons, gambling houses and bordellos all on the south side of Colorado Avenue. The opera house and celebrating the town’s beginnings in a street churches were on the north side festival, “Territory Days.” — the “good side.” The story Photo by Nel Lampe Then called Colorado City, the town was goes that a system of tunnels This pioneer building in Bancroft Park in Old Colorado City may have started when the area was part of the Kansas runs under the old part of the served as the first Colorado Territory Capitol in the early 1860s, before Territory and founded during the Colorado Gold city so that the “gentlemen” the capitol was relocated. Rush of 1859. Gold was found near what is now could cross over to the “bad side” Denver and in the South Park area. No gold of town without being seen. Old Colorado City story. was found in Colorado City but the town site was The Colorado Territory came about in 1860, The Colorado City History Center, housed in close to the Native American trail to Ute Pass, encompassing what is now Colorado. Colorado a historic church just east of Bancroft Park, has leading through the mountains to South Park. City was named the first capitol of the new Colorado City history and artifacts. Displays The Colorado Town Company, started by a territory. But that didn’t last long. When the include a Civil War Army uniform and information group of men from Denver, obtained two square attendees assembled, they learned that meetings and history about the 1st Colorado Volunteers miles of land to start a town. They expected were to be held in a small cabin. Unhappy with Infantry Regiment that participated in a battle the new town to prosper as a supply center the accommodations, the group decided the at Glorietta Pass, N.M., with Texas Confederate for the gold mines in South Park. The company territorial capitol should be moved to Golden. Soldiers. The center has free admission. sent M.S. Beach and R.E. Cable to stake out the Eventually, Denver became the state capitol. On the list of National Historic Places, Old town — the first settlement in the area. The historic cabin located in Bancroft Park Colorado City is an attractive shopping area, with The Colorado Town Company hired workers is supposedly the building that served as the specialty shops, boutiques, museums, art galleries to construct a wagon road up Ute Pass, giving first Colorado Territory capitol. and specialty restaurants. Victorian-era buildings town lots as payment. Several history boards are displayed and houses have been restored. Art galleries, The town grew to 300 houses in the first two in Bancroft Park near the cabin, telling the shops, boutiques, restaurants, museums and A large crowd watches an Old West style quick-draw competition during Territory Days in Old Colorado City. Photo courtesy Pro Promotions
  • 43. May 25, 2012 — MOUNTAINEER 37tree-lined streets make Old Colorado Citya great place to stroll, shop or stop in theRocky Mountain Chocolate Factory for asweet treat or the Creamery for ice cream.There’s La Baguette for French bread,pastries and French onion soup, as well assandwiches and salads. Meadow Muffinshas quirky décor and good hamburgers.Stop in Thunder and Buttons, Jorge’sMexican Cuisine, Bon Ton Café withoutdoor seating, Front Range barbecueor Jake and Telly’s Greek Cuisine, whenvisiting Old Colorado City on an ordinary,non-festival day. A very popular large farmers marketis in Bancroft Park Saturdays in summer,7 a.m. to 1 p.m. There are a few free parking lotsbehind the businesses along ColoradoAvenue that are usually available, but notduring Territory Days. And the right place to be Memorial Photo courtesy Pro PromotionsDay Weekend is Old Colorado City, between Lots of food choices are available at Territory Days street festival in Old Colorado City23rd and 27th streets on Colorado Avenue, Saturday-Monday, as dozens of vendors are set up on Colorado Avenue.for the biggest street festival in the area. Territory Days was started in 1976, ceremony at 9:50 a.m., followed byin connection with Colorado’s Centennial performances by Don and the Ropingcelebration and the fact that Colorado Dummies, Brule, fast-draw competitionsCity was the first state capitol. and concerts by Black Rose Band, Slightly The fest has everything necessaryto celebrate life as it was in the Colorado Bent and the Voodoo Hawks. Blacksmiths will be in Bancroft Park Just the FactsTerritory and Colorado City in its early all weekend and Daisey’s Millinery Shop • TRAVEL TIME — 25 minutesdays. There’ll be 200 vendors selling all will be in a traditional old West camp • FOR AGES — anyonekinds of food and crafts, as well as a store in Bancroft Park.Kids Zone, pony rides, toy train rides, Entrance to Territory Days is free; • TYPE — street festgunfight re-enactments, a mechanical food and crafts will be sold and there maybull, Native American dancers and a be a charge for some activities and rides. • FUN FACTOR — ★★★★★quick-draw competition. The one thing missing from the street (Out of 5 stars) There’ll be live music all three days fest along Colorado Boulevard is adequatewith bands such as Casey James from parking; illegally parked cars will be • WALLET DAMAGE — FREE ENTRY,American Idol’s ninth season, J. T. Hodges, ticketed. Solve the parking issue by FREE SHUTTLEwho is currently touring with Toby using the free shuttles from Coronado $ = Less than $20Keith, music by Brule, Southern Belle, High School, on west Fillmore Street, orJake Loggins, The Voodoo Hawks, 6035, the parking lot by Rock Ledge Ranch $$ = $21 to $40Some Peoples’ Kids, Slightly Bent, on 30th Street by the Garden of the $$$ = $41 to $60Ben Knighten, 3rd Rail, the Jeffrey Alan Gods entrance. The shuttle runs from $$$$ = $61 to $80Band, Don and the Roping Dummies, 9:45 a.m. to 7:15 p.m. Saturday-SundayPikes Peak Opry, the Black Rose Band, about every 15 minutes. Monday’s shuttles (BASED ON A FAMILY OF FOUR)Sidekickers Dance Troup and Inka Gold. are from 9:45 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. Activities begin Saturday at 9:30 a.m.and run through 5:30 p.m. Sunday startswith an 8:30 a.m. gunfight, followed byCowboy Church then Pikes Peak Opry,with entertainment the rest of the day,finishing with another gunfight at 6 p.m.Monday there’s a Memorial Day opening Photo courtesy Pro Promotions Visitors to the Territory Days street festival in Old Colorado City try their hand at gold panning during last year’s fest. In addition to live music, there are activities, food and entertainment throughout the three-day festival. Photo by Nel LampeShoppers walk along Colorado Boulevard in Old Places to see in theColorado City Saturday. Pikes Peak area.
  • 44. 38 MOUNTAINEER — May 25, 2012 GET Water World, in the Hyland Hills area of Denver, The Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center Out opens Memorial Day weekend, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Take Interstate 25 north to 89th Avenue, has a new dinosaur on display. The original Apatosaurus was discovered in head west to Pecos Street. Parking is free. Tickets 1901 and was recently restored, molded and at the gate are $34.99 for children under 48 cast at the resource center and remounted inches, and $39.99 for those taller than 48 inches. in a more modern pose based on recent Call 303-427-7873 for information as Water science. The skeleton is on display at World is sometimes closed because of inclement 201 S. Fairview St. in Woodland Park. Regular weather. New rides are being added this year. ITR admission is $11.50 for adults and childrenFort Carson’s Community Theatre presents should have discount tickets soon for $31 each. 5-12 are charged $7.50. The center is open George Orwell’s “Animal Farm,” based on a Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday 1945 novella by George Orwell. The drama runs Lakeside Amusement Park, in the Denver suburb hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday-Saturday and June 1-2 in the Freedom of Lakeside, is open Friday-Monday at noon, and Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $5 for weekends until opening daily June 7. Admission The Colorado Renaissance Festival at Larkspur military identification cardholders in advance at is $2.50 per person, parking is free, unlimited begins June 9. It is open 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., the Information, Tickets and Registration office ride tickets are $14 on weekdays and $22 rain or shine, Saturday-Sunday through July 29. in the Outdoor Recreation Center, call 526-5366. Saturday-Sunday. The old-fashioned park is Admission is $18.95 for adults, children 5-12 are Tickets at the door are $7. For non-identification at Interstate 70 and Sheridan Boulevard; call $8. Children under 5 are free. Military Weekend cardholders, tickets are $8 in advance or $10 303-477-1621 to see if the park is open during is June 16-17, when tickets are buy one, get at the door. The show begins at 7 p.m. (See inclement weather or check the calendar by one free and children are admitted free. Take story on page 26.) visiting exit 172 off Interstate 25 north and follow the signs. Medieval costumes are welcome. ParkingWorld Wrestling Entertainment presents Santa’s Workshop at the North Pole, on the is free and shuttles are provided. WWE Smackdown at the World Arena July 10, Pikes Peak Highway, opens daily, beginning at 7 p.m. Information, Tickets and Registration Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. General admission to Ringling Bros. and Barnum Bailey Circus is has tickets from $20.50-$51.50. For a chance the Christmas-themed amusement park is in the World Arena June 7-9. There are daytime to win two ringside tickets, stop in the ITR $18.95 per person, ages 2-59, and free for anyone shows as well as 7 p.m. shows. Tickets are office to put your name in the drawing box younger than 2 and older than 60. Active-duty available at the World Arena box office, call before June 6, when the winning name is military members and their Families are $13.95 520-SHOW. There’s a $5 military discount for pulled. Call 526-5366 for information. each person. Everyone 10 or older must show all shows except opening night. their own military identification card to receiveA Memorial Day Ceremony, presented by the the military rate. During inclement weather call DaVinci Machines Exhibition — is at the Denver Pikes Peak Veterans Council and its 40-member the park at 684-9432 for closing information. Pavilions through September. On loan from the organizations takes place at the Retired Enlisted Museum of Leonardo DaVinci in Florence, Italy, Association, 834 Emory Circle Monday at 11 Pikes Peak Center — Upcoming events at the exhibition is in Denver Pavilions, which is on a.m. Guest speaker will be Gen. Charles H. the theater: the 16th Street Mall, More than 60 handcrafted Jacoby Jr., commander, North American • The Colorado Springs Children’s exhibits are replicas built from DaVinci’s Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Chorale: “Red, White Broadway” is June 3. 500-year-old designs. Admission to the exhibit Northern Command, headquartered at Peterson • Celtic Thunder will be in Pikes Peak is $14 for adults, $11 for students, military and Air Force Base. The public is invited to attend. Center Nov. 18. seniors; children 5-10 are $9. For tickets to these events, call 520-SHOWElitch Gardens amusement park in Denver or visit the box office at 190 S. 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