Fort Carson Soldiers convoy to Piñon Canyon Maneuver Site

If you're planning to drive anywhere in Southern Colorado this week, here's a head's up.

KUSA - About 1,200 military vehicles and equipment will be part of the biggest convoy operation since World War II.

Approximately 5,000 Soldiers from 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Sustainment Brigade as well as other Fort Carson units and about 750 Soldiers from Fort Sill, Oklahoma, Fort Bragg, North Carolina and Fort Hood, Texas, will convoy from the installation to Piñon Canyon Maneuver Site April 11 - 22.

The two-week exercise is called Operation Raider Focus.

This multi-day convoy includes more than 325 Stryker armored vehicles.

Coordination has been made with the Colorado Department of Transportation, Colorado State Police and local law enforcement and municipal agencies.

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