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Mountain Post Living Community Events

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Welcome to the #MountainPostLiving Community Events page! #MountainPostLiving is your Fort Carson community wellness connection. Work. Play. Thrive.

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Mountain Post Living (#MountainPostLiving) Vision Statement

Vision:

Mountain Post Living (#MountainPostLiving) is a community approach to living a life of balance.  It's a journey.  We help you get there.

Slogan/Tagline:

Work. Play. Thrive.

Purpose:

Mountain Post Living (#MountainPostLiving) helps soldiers enhance Mind, Body and Community.

Mind: 

Soldiers, families and civilians are able to make strong mental and emotional decisions that result in positive life experiences.

Body:

Soldiers, families and civilians are physically fit and have improved wellbeing.

Community:

Enhance the sense of community through increasing programs and resources that support living a healthy life with purpose.

What is Mountain Post Living?

What is Mountain Post Living?

Mountain Post Living (#MountainPostLiving) is a concept that helps Soldiers and families know what is happening on Fort Carson.

How can you participate?

Follow Mountain Post Living (#MountainPostLiving) on social media.  Mountain Post Living maintains a strong presence on the following social media sites: 

Go to the banner (below) titled "Connect with Mountain Post Living (#MountainPostLiving) on social media" to see where else you can interact with Mountain Post Living online.

Fort Carson Spiritual Resources

Spiritual:

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Check out Mountain Post Shepherd (@MountainPostShepherd on Instagram) with the Fort Carson and 4ID Religious Office.  

Religious and/or Spiritual Resources:

 

U.S. Army Chaplain Corps Resources:

 

Additional Resources Organized by Faith Group(s):

  • Click here to see more spiritual resources as organized by faith group(s).
Mindset (Ready & Resilient) Resources

Fort Carson Ready and Reslient Resources:

 

Fort Carson Ready & Resilient Contact Information:

Address: 1891 Prussman Blvd, Bldg 1843 (6.52 mi)
Fort Carson, Colorado 80913

Phone: (719)-526-0828

Online Resources:

  • Visit the Fort Carson Ready & Resilient (R2) Facebook page.
  • Go to the U.S. Army Ready & Resilient web page.
Physical Fitness & Nutrition Resources

Connect with Fort Carson's Army Wellness Center for physical fitness and nutrition resources.

Fort Carson Army Wellness Center Contact Information:

Address: Bldg 1843, 1891 Prussman Blvd, Fort Carson, CO 80913
Phone: (719) 526-3887

Online Resources:

  • Visit the Fort Carson Army Wellness Center Facebook page.
  • Go to the Evans Army Hospital Army Wellness Center web page.
Special Events & Programs!

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Fort Carson Holiday Lights Decorations Contest!
Three lucky participants will win a $100 e-gift card!

It's your time to shine and show us your holiday lights and decorations!
To enter is simple:
• Post a picture or video in the MWR Facebook Event Page under “Holiday Lights Contest”.
• Photos/Videos must be submitted between December 1–17.
• Submissions must be received no later than December 17; 9 a.m.

• Winners will be announced on December 17; 10 a.m.

• Videos must be less than 2 minutes in duration.
• Photos and videos are subject to content review before they are posted.
• Participants can post more than one video or photo. However, their name will be entered into the drawing only once.

 

Visit Carson.armymwr.com for more information.

* All event information is subject to change, or cancellation by Fort Carson MWR.

2020 Events Calendar

Visit Carson.army.mil/calendar for an extensive list of Fort Carson Mountain Post Living events.

2020 Events

  • Fort Carson Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
    This event is tentatively scheduled for December 4, 2020.

On-Going Events:

Every Thursday 10:30 - 11:00 AM: Story Time at Grant Library

*Links to information for upcoming 2020 MWR and Mountain Post Living events will be added once available. 

* All event information is subject to change, or cancellation by Fort Carson MWR.

 

***These events are shared for the awareness of the community. Fort Carson does not endorse the hosting organizations.

Help us spread the word about these awesome events!

Visit each event below for information about downloading printable items and images to share on social/digital channels.

Connect with Mountain Post Living (#MountainPostLiving) on Social Media

 

Mountain Post Living (#MountainPostLiving) maintains a presence on the following platforms:

 

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   Facebook.com/mountainpostliving

 

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   #MountainPostLiving
 

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#MountainPostLiving

 

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Pinterest.com/fortcarsonmountainpostliving

 

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 Find Mountain Post Living on Reddit.

 

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YouTube channel.

 

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Sign up for our mailing list to stay engaged and receive special offers (e.g., promotional giveaways).

 

  • Click here to sign-up for the Mountain Post Living email newsletter!

 

Are you a Single Soldier? Check out Fort Carson BOSS Resources

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The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) program represents the voice of the single Soldier. If you're a single Soldier, the BOSS triad advocates for you by advancing quality of life issues on the installation, remove comma and in the barracks, remove comma to senior leaders on post and throughout the Army.  "Let Your Voice Be Heard"

Visit the Fort Carson BOSS website page, or the BOSS Facebook page for more information.

Recipe of the Week

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Click here to see the previously featured Recipe(s) of the Week!

Meatloaf Dinner

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 2 lbs. lean ground turkey (93 percent lean)
  • 1 box stuffing mix
  • 4 egg whites or 2 whole eggs
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1 1/3 cup instant potato flakes
  • ¼ cup nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1 lb. green beans, fresh
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 14-15 oz. can of whole berry cranberry sauce (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place the ground turkey in a large mixing bowl.  Add the stuffing mix, eggs, and ketchup.  Using hands, or a wooden spoon, work the mixture until the stuffing mix and eggs are incorporated throughout the meat.
  3. Line a 9x5 loaf pan with foil allowing at least 3 inches hanging over the sides, lengthwise (this makes for easy removal from the pan).  Lightly spray the pan with cooking spray.  Pour the meatloaf mixture in the pan.  Pat gently to evenly distribute the mixture and then fold the foil over the top.  Do not press the foil into the meat mixture.
  4. Place the pan in the oven and bake for 60-70 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.  Remove the loaf from the oven and let rest 10 minutes before removing it from the pan.
  5. While the meatloaf is cooking, wash, rinse, and dry the green beans.  Snip the ends off each bean.  Place the beans in a microwave safe glass dish, drizzle the olive oil over the beans and then sprinkle in the garlic powder and basil.  Add 2 tbsp. water.  Toss the beans to be sure they are coated.  Cover.
  6. After the meatloaf is removed from the oven and while it is resting, place the green beans in the microwave for 8-10 minutes.
  7. In a medium-sized sauce pan, bring the chicken broth and butter to a low boil and remove it from the heat.  Quickly add the instant potato flakes and toss with a fork.  Add the yogurt and mix gently.
  8. Remove the meatloaf from the pan by gently pounding the pan on the counter top.  Unfold the foil and gently use it to lift the loaf out of the pan.  Cut the loaf in half.  Wrap one half of the meatloaf in the foil to be used for another time.
  9. Serve each plate by placing ¼ of the potatoes and green beans on the plate.  Cut the remaining half of the meatloaf into 4 equal slices and place on slice on each plate.  Top each slice of meatloaf with 1-2 tbsp. of cranberry sauce (optional).

Tips

  • Consider freezing the remaining half of the meatloaf for a meal later in the month.  Just remove the meatloaf from the freezer in the morning to thaw.  Remove the foil and microwave to warm.
  • To decrease the cooking time, make the mixture into 8-12 equal sized meatballs and place the balls in a muffin tin.  Bake for 25-30 minutes or place in a microwave-safe glass dish, cover, and microwave for 8-10 minutes.

 

Visit Commissaries.com for more great recipes.

Tell us if you like this week's Recipe of the Week!  Share your experiences on Facebook, or Instagram (use hashtag #MountainPostLiving).

#MountainPostLiving Videos

Visit the #MountainPostLiving YouTube and Vimeo pages to see more of our great videos.  

Watch #MoutainPostLiving video by linking to your preferred channel below:

  • Click here to visit the #MountainPostLiving YouTube channel
  • Click here to visit the #MountainPostLiving Vimeo channel
Looking for What Things to Do around Fort Carson?

Are you a married, or single Soldier looking for things to do?  If so, visit the #MountainPostLiving local attractions website page for ideas of "things to do" around Fort Carson and the Colorado Springs greater area(s).

Fort Carson ACS (Army Community Service) Resources
Check out the Fort Carson Mountain Post Living APP!

Check out the new Fort Carson Mountain Post Living App! 

  • It is available for FREE download on both Android and Apple devices.
  • See our digital flyer for more details.

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Fort Carson PCS Information

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Mountain Post Living PCS Resources:

  • Mountain Post Living PCS & In-Processing Information web page.

Fort Carson ACS Resources:

Own Your Limits

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If you or someone you know is in crisis:

  • Contact the Military Crisis Line
  • Call 911: 1-800-273-8255, press 1
  • Text 838255

Visit Own Your Limits.org for more information!

 

 

 

All brand resources for Mountain Post Living tent pole events are available in the menus below.

DESKTOP DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Click on a row to see available files for each event.
  2. Right click on each link and choose 'Save As' for PC, 'Save Link As' for Mac
  3. Save to your chosen destination. 
About Commercial Printing

You may choose any commercial printer that fits your needs.  You may choose to compare prices between local commercial printers such as Documart, FastSigns, FedEx Print and Ship Center, OfficeMax, OfficeDepot. You may also choose to compare the services of online commercial printers such as Vistaprint or Signs.com. Doing research on Google is recommended.

Commercial printers require vector files to produce items such as banners and posters. All vector files below are set up as full bleed, which means that the color and art goes all the way to edge.

If you are displaying a banner outdoors, it is recommended that you place your banner order with a request for grommets and wind slits. String/rope/cord does not hold up to the varying Colorado weather conditions. It is recommended to install banners with baling wire or metal quicklinks/screwlocks, which can be purchased from retailers such as Lowes or Home Depot.

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