Fort Carson http://krcc.org en Civilian Workers of Area Military Installations Impacted by Shutdown http://krcc.org/post/civilian-workers-area-military-installations-impacted-shutdown <p></p><p>Civilian workers across military installations in the Pikes Peak region are feeling the effects of the federal government shutdown.&nbsp; At the Air Force Academy, more than 1,000 civilians are furloughed, while 450 employees are exempt and will continue to work.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 03:30:01 +0000 Martha Perez-Sanz & Kate Dunn 9437 at http://krcc.org Civilian Workers of Area Military Installations Impacted by Shutdown Studying Suicide in the Military http://krcc.org/post/studying-suicide-military <p></p><p></p><p><span style="font-size: 15px; line-height: 24px; ">In 2012, the U.S. military&rsquo;s suicide rate surpassed combat deaths. Clinical Psychologist Craig Bryan has made suicide prevention his mission. This January, Dr. Bryan&rsquo;s research brought him to Colorado Springs&rsquo; Fort Carson, where he was conducting his second study on mental health treatments. KRCC&rsquo;s Andrea Chalfin sat down then to talk about his research&ndash;and how the very characteristics that make an effective soldier can also lead to increased suicide risk.</span></p><p></p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 13:33:00 +0000 Andrea Chalfin 4920 at http://krcc.org Studying Suicide in the Military Army to Deactivate Brigade at Fort Carson http://krcc.org/post/army-deactivate-brigade-fort-carson <p></p><p></p><p>The U.S. Army yesterday announced plans to deactivate one of Fort Carson’s four Brigade Combat Teams by 2017. &nbsp;The move would affect nearly 4,000 soldiers, but as KRCC’s Liz Ruskin reports, it’s not yet clear how many positions the Colorado Springs Army post would actually lose.</p><p></p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 13:06:00 +0000 Liz Ruskin 4682 at http://krcc.org Army to Deactivate Brigade at Fort Carson