New Brigade for Fort Carson; Most Soldiers There Since Vietnam

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Tribune News Service) β€” Fort Carson will get more than 800 new troops in the coming months as the Army adds a brigade with expertise in training foreign militaries.
The move will elevate troop numbers on Fort Carson above 25,000 – the most soldiers in Colorado Springs since the Vietnam War. It also will give the post the Army’s newest kind of unit – dubbed a security force assistance brigade – designed to train, advise and assist U.S. allies.

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