Over the past week, the Army's 627th Hospital Center from Fort Carson, Colorado has transformed Seattle's CenturyLink Events Center, typically home to such events as boat and car shows, into a field hospital to treat non-COVID-19 patients in the region.
Field hospitals continue to be built around the nation as we respond to #COVID19 . Soldiers from the 627th Army Hospital based in Fort Carson, CO are setting up the CenturyLink Field Event Center to treat patients without COVID-19 & help Puget Sound area hospitals.
The first question in the Fort Carson COVID-19 FAQ is about not allowing soldiers to have more than a 12-pack of beer in their barracks
WA State to turn @CenturyLink_Fld event center into a field hospital. 300 soldiers from 627th Army Hospital at Fort Carson, CO - deployed to Seattle. It will create 150 hospital beds for non-COVID-19 cases. #KOMONews #Coronavirus #Covid19
He knows no limits. Staff Sgt. Joshua Budd, an infantryman assigned to @4thInfDiv , rucks on Fort Carson, Colorado. Budd lost part of his leg when he was hit by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan in 2011. Photo by Sgt. Micah Merrill#ServeWithHonor
A #USArmy green beret sniper, assigned to 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), takes aim at a long-range target for a timed shooting event during advanced skills sniper training on Fort Carson, #Colorado , Dec. 12, 2018. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Connor Mendez
Welcome home Soldier. A #USArmy Soldier assigned to 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, returning from an overseas deployment, is reunited with his family following a homecoming ceremony, Nov. 17, 2018, Fort Carson, Colorado. Photo by Pfc. Matthew Rabahy