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Fort Carson hosts recognition award ceremony for volunteers

Fort Carson hosts recognition award ceremony for volunteers

FORT CARSON, Colo. (KRDO) - Fort Carson and the Army Volunteer Corps are hosting their annual Volunteer Recognition Award ceremony Wednesday at the Elkhorn Catering and Conference Center at Fort Carson.

Throughout this ceremony, volunteers will be recognized for contributing more than 199,000 hours of service to the Fort Carson community in the last year.

According to Fort Carson, volunteers play a critical role in improving the quality on post for soldiers and their family members. Volunteers have saved Fort Carson $4.8 million due to their efforts. More than 5,200 volunteers are currently registered at Fort Carson.

During the ceremony, they will acknowledge the commitment and contributions of these individuals across the installation with several awards, including the Fort Carson Award for Exemplary Volunteer Service Award, Steadfast and Loyal Volunteer of Fame, Volunteer of the Year, Youth Volunteer of the Year, and Volunteer Certificate of Appreciation.

For more on how you can become a volunteer click here.

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