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Oct 19

October 19, 2017

Veteran’s Day Specials

On Veteran’s Day, many organizations would like to thank you for your service. Below are six links for websites to check out some of these available offerings. Among them are a free oil change; free hair cut; free CPR training; 5%-25% off retailers like Bed, Bath, & Beyond; and many restaurant deals for free breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snacks! https://www.thebalance.com/veterans-day-free-meals-1357348 https://www.offers.com/veterans-day/ http://www.military.com/veterans-day/veterans-day-military-discounts.html http://www.operationwearehere.com/VeteransDayPromotions.html https://iveteransday.org/veterans-day-deals https://www.discountsoldier.com/2017-veterans-day-military-discounts/ * This is not an endorsement of any site or organization but merely an item…

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Oct 18

October 18, 2017

Free Market at Elevation

Grand Opening of the Free Market at Elevation October 21st 9:00AM – 1:00PM The Free Market will be open on the first and third Saturdays of the month for people that need food. People can also come and serve in the market when it is open. Make sure that you click here https://www.facebook.com/ElevationFreeMarket/ so that you can be on the Free Market Facebook page where they will be posting job opportunities as well as other information.

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Oct 11

October 11, 2017

National Guard Volunteer Awards FY17

You still have time to nominate a deserving volunteer for this year’s FY2017 National Guard Family Programs Volunteer Awards. Nominations close at 11:59pm, 15 October 2017. An overview of the awards and award process is provided in the FY2017 National Guard Volunteer Awards Booklet: https://www.jointservicessupport.org/L/89G709. There are a total of seven (7) award categories. There are five (5) award categories for individual volunteers; one award category for each an Army and an Air Guard family; and one (1) award category for public/community organizations. Each award category has…

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Aug 31

August 31, 2017

August 31 – Pass it on!

  END OF FISCAL YEAR TA GUIDANCE Friday, Sept. 15 (until 11:59 P.M. EST) is the last day for Soldiers to request tuition assistance (TA) funding for classes that begin on/before Sept. 30 due to the Army’s fiscal year close-out. There will be no exceptions. Soldiers will be able to enroll in fiscal 2017 classes after Sept. 15 using the self-pay functionality to pay for enrollments out-of-pocket. Army Continuing Education System headquarters will not flip any self-funded classes to TA…

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Aug 30

August 30, 2017

Boots to Business Training – First class begins 9/5/17

Boots to Business is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as part of the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program (TAP). Boots to Business | Reboot is an entrepreneurial training program designed for Veterans and their dependents that have already made the transition back to civilian life. The curriculum continuum includes steps for evaluating business concepts, the foundational knowledge required to develop a business plan and information on SBA resources available to…

Posted in Community Resource, Employment

Aug 24

August 24, 2017

Building Healthy Relationships: Addressing Unresolved Anger Discussion

September 20, 2017 – 12-1 pm MST Facilitated by: Sophia Tailor, PhD, LPCMH Military OneSource is pleased to offer dynamic group discussions where you can see, text and chat with licensed counselors and a small group of other service members and their families online. Did you know that anger and the way it is expressed is a language unto itself? Just as pain or a fever may indicate an injury or an illness, anger is your body’s signal that something…

Posted in Community Resource, Resilience, Training

Aug 18

August 18, 2017

August 17: Pass it On

EXCHANGE RECYCLE POINT REOPENS The recycle point at the Exchange reopened Aug. 15. Paving work to improve the area for customers has been completed. The hours of operation are Monday–Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. EXERCISE VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT US Army Garrison-Fort Carson is conducting a full-scale emergency response exercise Sept 6 and 7 and needs volunteers to help with set up and serve as role players for different pandemic…

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Aug 11

August 11, 2017

August 10: Pass it On

FORT CARSON CHILD SUPERVISION POLICY (FLYER) GATE 19 OPENING DELAYED Due to ongoing paving and road work, the opening of Gate 19 is now anticipated to be Aug. 23. For questions, contact the project engineer at 526-4929. WOMEN’S EQUALITY DAY A Women’s Equality Day observance takes place Aug. 28 at 3 p.m. at the Elkhorn Conference Center. The observance is presented by 4th Infantry Division and 4th Combat Aviation Brigade Equal Opportunity offices. CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN STATE PARK (FLYERS) COLORADO MILITARY…

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Aug 8

August 8, 2017

2017 DCoE Summit Registration is Now Open

Registration is now open for the 2017 Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Summit, “Advances in the State of the Science and Best Practices.” Join health care professionals, researchers and academicians involved in all aspects of psychological health and traumatic brain injury (TBI) care for the military community September 19-21, 2017 for this virtual conference. This year’s event will provide real-time access to more than 28 hours of state-of-the-science programing, where participants can earn up…

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Aug 4

August 4, 2017

“Pass It On” 03 August

The “Pass It On” is available online at: http://carson.armymwr.com/us/carson/programs/community-ne or Here! BARKELEY BRIDGE CLOSURE Two pedestrian bridges that cross Barkeley Avenue between Hogan Street and Christie Street will be closed for repair work from July 29 until Oct. 28. EXCHANGE RECYCLE POINT TEMPORARY RELOCATION The recycle point at the Exchange is temporarily relocated to building 406, north of the intersection of Barger and Tevis Streets while paving work occurs. The hours of operation at the temporary recycle location are the…

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