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February 7, 2012 at 8:30 AM

Fort Carson: Can a Gen. Patton be transparent?

Driving into Fort Carson (Photo by Corey Christiansen / UW Election Eye)

FORT CARSON — When one thinks of military leaders, an image of Gen. George S. Patton might come to mind. It does for me: A tough, no-nonsense, gruff leader.

When I went to Fort Carson U.S. Army post this afternoon, I expected two things: 1. That their head honcho would be like Patton, and 2. That I would get nowhere near meeting him.

I was wrong on both accounts.

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