Announcements

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Claims to estate

With deepest regret to the family of Pvt. 1st Class Henry Pierpoint, Soldier, deceased. Anyone having claims against or indebtedness to his estate should contact Capt. Kaitlin Taylor at 520-282-2858.

With deepest regret to the family of Sgt. 1st Class Ian J. Hall. Soldier, deceased. Anyone having claims against or indebtedness to his estate should contact 2nd Lt. Myung Kim at 562-565-5419.

With deepest regret to the family of Staff Sgt. Tina L. Sallis, Soldier, deceased. Anyone having claims against or indebtedness to her estate should contact Capt. Mark A. Yadao at 254-394-0841.

Personal weapons storage

Weapons storage for Soldiers is now available at Cheyenne Mountain Shooting Complex (CMSC). Fort Carson Soldiers are not permitted to store privately owned weapons in barracks rooms or vehicles, so they typically store them in their unit's armory. Weapons violations can reduce unit readiness and lead to disciplinary action that may prevent Soldiers from being deployable. Unit armory hours of operation and administrative tasks can make it less convenient for Soldiers to access privately owned weapons. For more information about the CMSC, call 719-896-6196.

VI photo studio limited services

Due to a staffing shortage, the Multimedia Visual Information (MVI) Photography Studios will have limited services until mid-January.

Peterson Space Force Base photo studio will assist Fort Carson Soldiers with DA photographs during this time, providing appointments on Fridays, Dec. 2 to Jan. 13, from 6-11 a.m. Peterson SFB will be closed for each federal holiday. Each appointment is scheduled for 30 minutes. It is the Soldiers’ duty to ensure their uniform fits properly and required medal racks are accurate, according to Army regulations. Soldiers must be at the studio ready to be photographed at the appointed time or will have to reschedule.

To schedule an appointment at Peterson, call 719-556-4154. This is a temporary agreement that expires Jan. 13. Fort Carson MVI will resume scheduling appointments for DA photos at 8 a.m. Jan. 18. For more information, email usarmy.carson.imcom-central.list.dptms-visual-info-branch@army.mil.

Voluntary Leave Transfer Program

The following Fort Carson-serviced employees are approved to receive donated leave due to an emergency medical condition:

  • Vaimagalo J. Leatiota, Army Community Service
  • Kevin R. Johnson, Directorate of Emergency Services

Any Army appropriated fund civilian employee wishing to donate annual leave to a listed employee, must complete the OPM Form 630a at www.opm.gov/Forms/pdf_fill/opm630a.pdf. If a non-Army appropriated fund civilian employee from another federal agency (VA, AF, DOD, Interior, etc.) is interested in donating, they must complete the OPM Form 630b at www.opm.gov/Forms/pdf_fill/opm630b.pdf and provide to his/her Civilian Personnel/HR office for annotation. Both forms must then be forwarded to David L. Williams of the Fort Carson Civilian Personnel Advisory Center (CPAC) by email to david.l.williams322.civ@army.mil with the subject line "VLTP”. Call 719-526-0690  for more information. If you are, experiencing a medical emergency (personal or family member) and you have or will exhaust your leave balances quickly, do not hesitate to contact the CPAC Management Employee Relations team.