December 4, 2022

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Fort Carson opens a new base to treat military with brain injuries and PTSD

FORT CARSON — Active duty assistance members will no lengthier have to vacation from Colorado Springs to throughout the place for the care they want.

The new Intrepid Spirit Facility will treat Traumatic Brain Accidents and Publish Traumatic Anxiety with condition-of-the-artwork engineering and science at Fort Carson.

The new facility on the foundation price about $13 million to entire. The funding was delivered by the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, a non-profit that has developed ten other amenities on military services bases across the place.

The ribbon-reducing ceremony was crammed with dedications from a huge selection of servicemembers and administrators, together with Lt. Col. George Lambos.

In 2019, Lambos experienced a traumatic mind injury and didn’t even figure out it at 1st.

He went by way of a 13-month recuperation interval, the place his family members had to help “their rock”. They stated it was a difficult time, stuffed with patience and appreciate.

But Lambos was established to return to provider and is currently the Director of the 100th Missile Defense Brigade.

Lambos is incredibly happy with the new support on foundation. “The TBI clinic has a attractive facility. They did a lot of great do the job for me, and they made use of to function out of trailers. And they ended up focused and concentrated, now they have a amazing position to enable soldiers”, he says.

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