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The sign at the entrance of the U.S. Army’s Fort Carson near Colorado Springs.

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A missing Fort Carson soldier was found unharmed Wednesday, officials said.

The soldier was found about 9:45 a.m. by a passerby traveling on CO-115, west of Fort Carson.

The soldier was taken to Evans Army Community Hospital and will be evaluated and receive medical treatment as necessary, the post said in a release. The soldier's name has not been released.

“The soldiers of our brigade are tremendously relieved that our soldier has been recovered safely,” said Col. Dave Zinn, commander of the 4th Infantry Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team.

Search underway for missing Fort Carson soldier

The solider was participating in the Expert Field Medical Badge competition and was last seen at 9:45 a.m. Monday at the Fort Carson Land Navigation course along the southeastern corner of the post near the Pueblo West area.

Fort Carson Fire and Emergency Services personnel, search and rescue teams from several counties, and more than 1,700 Fort Carson soldiers helped in the 24-hour search over several days. 

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