After a mild Saturday, temperatures to finish the weekend will be MUCH colder! A system to our west pushes into SE Colorado overnight. Snow showers will be possible by early Sunday morning across the I-25 corridor with a change to rain and snow showers through the afternoon. Accumulation should be minimal as most moisture looks to be light and temperatures will warm into the upper 30s and 40s through the afternoon. The main impact will be the cold along with winds gusting up to 40 mph at times. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
Fort Carson Army commanders are denying allegations that soldiers have been threatened with deployment to Iraq if they don't re-enlist.
Lieutenant Colonel David Johnson says the army wants soldiers who want to be there. He says the post has the highest re-enlistment rate in the nation.
Congresswoman Diana DeGette has called for an investigation into claims that Iraqi war veterans near the end of their duty were told to re-enlist or go back to Iraq.
Lieutenant Colonel Theresa Lever says up to one-third of the four-thousand-member Third Brigade Combat Team at Fort Carson will be nearing the ends of their enlistment terms.
She says 850 had re-enlisted, with about 750 getting bonuses of up to 15-thousand dollars. Lever didn't know how many soldiers declined to re-enlist.
Fort Carson has about 14-thousand soldiers, including the Third Armored Cavalry Regiment, the Third Brigade Combat Team and other
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