Caring for the community

FORT CARSON, Colo. —  From left, Sgt. Marissa Rivera, Pfc. Pedro Cortes and Spc. Fabian Marshall, all culinary specialists with the 4th Infantry Division, slice turkeys at the Fort Carson Culinary Academy kitchen Nov. 22, 2023, as they prepare holiday meals for the local community. Soldier volunteers began Nov. 19 preparing the meal that includes approximately 300 turkeys, 20 cases of green beans and vegetables, eight cases of stuffing and eight cases of instant mashed potatoes that were donated to the Colorado Springs Salvation Army by local organizations. The meals will be served on Thanksgiving at the Salvation Army locations in Colorado Springs, Fountain, Manitou Springs and Woodland Park. 

Photo by Jordyn McCulley