Saturday, June 4, 2016

Fort Carson Soldiers Evacuated from Rocky Mountain

Fort Carson soldiers evacuated from Colorado peak by helicopter
FOX news
June 3, 2016

North Face of Longs Peak, May 2016
(National Park Service)
Several military personnel were rescued by helicopter Friday in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park after some had trouble climbing one of the state's highest peaks.

Defense officials told Fox News that 11 Green Berets from Fort Carson in Colorado Springs were involved in a climbing training exercise Thursday on 14,259-foot Longs Peak, but a few of them had trouble continuing.
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