Sources of Support


Buckley AFB SARC Resources

140th Wing Sexual Assault Response Coordinator
Maj. Elizabeth Pszanka
Office: 720-847-9950
Cell: 720-219-8890

Safe Helpline: 877-995-5247

To file a report: 720-847-SARC (7272)

Social Media

Social Media Guidance

Social media is a great way to stay connected, but beware of the potential dangers it can pose to you and your loved ones. We encourage you to engage in social media smartly. Check out these resources.

Hometown News

Hometown News Release Program

Want to share news of a recent accomplishment, deployment, or other noteworthy event with friends and family in your hometown? Check out this website and follow directions to have an article submitted to your hometown news agencies.

Cougar Tales

Members of the 140th Wing,

This is your one-stop resource for upcoming events, drill information, important reminders, resources and more. We encourage you and your family to check this page frequently to stay updated and take advantage of the opportunities available to you.

The appearance of hyperlinks on this site does not constitute endorsement by the Colorado Air National Guard, the United States Air Force, or the Department of Defense of the external Web site, or the information, products, or services contained therein. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Services/Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) sites, the United States Air Force does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of the website.

For questions or if you have anything to include, please contact Maj. Kinder Blacke, 140th Wing Public Affairs, kinder.l.blacke.mil@mail.mil.

Upcoming Drill Schedule

MAY UTA SCHEDULE

Saturday, 6 May 2017 

0640 - Christian Prayer Service, B706, Seiler Room

0800 - Promotion Ceremony for Capt Terrell Phillips, 240 CEF, CE Conference Room

0900 - Promotion Ceremony for Maj Fred Brooks, 240 CEF, CE Conference Room

1030 - 1230 - Lunch, B706, Dining Facility

1300 - CDC Testing, B801, Testing Classroom

1400 - 140th Wing Change of Command, Promotion Ceremony for Col. Floyd Dunstan, and Assistant Adjutant General for Air Change of Command, Hangar 801 - RSVP here

1700 - Retreat Ceremony

Sunday, 7 May 2017

0900 - Interfaith Service, B801, FSS Classroom

0900 - Rising 6 Meeting, B700, WG Auditorium

1000 - Top 3 Meeting, B700, WG Auditorium

1030 - 1230 - Lunch, Bldg 706, Dining Facility

1400 - Retirement Ceremony for Brig Gen Jerome Limoge, B700, WG Auditorium

1600 - Retreat Ceremony - 140 AMXS

2016-2017 UTA Schedule

General Announcements

 

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month - Check out all of the planned events!

Quarterly Emergency Management Newsletter

2017 Air Force Triathlon Team - This event will be held 7-11 Jun 2017 at Naval Base Ventura County, CA and is open to Air Force active duty, guard, and reserves members. To apply, download the Air Force Form 303 and submit through myPers

Military One Source Resources

Wingman Toolkit
The Air National Guard is transitioning to the Wingman Toolkit website and mobile app for their resiliency and readiness resources. Check it out!
Mobile App

Free Dental Care for Vets
For anyone who struggles to afford dental care, please see this flyer for nearly free dental services.

Defending the Blue Line - soon to be the United Heroes League with tons more sports available!
Check out this new organization that helps with sports-related costs for military kids.

I'm good...
Check out this impactful video on suicide prevention.

Crisis Text Line
The Crisis Text Line provides free, confidential, 24-hour counseling with more than 600 trained volunteer counselors around the world. Although the service has received little publicity, counselors have already exchanged more than 15 million messages with individuals in distress for a variety of issues to include sexual assault, suicide, eating disorders, stress, etc.
1. Text 741-741 from anywhere in the USA, anytime, about any type of crisis.
2. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds quickly.
3. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment

The Inspector General - Complaints and Fraud Waste and Abuse Program
If you have a problem, maybe the IG can help... check the link for more info.

Buckley's Employee Assistance Program
This website is a resource available to you and your family to build resilience and get answers to dome of life's toughest questions. You may even confidentially request no-cost EAP services through the website. Topics include: Emotional Wellbeing, Relationships, Parenting, Health and Wellness, Financial Education, Legal Matters, Professional Growth, and more!
Visit the EAP website and sign in using password "BAFB"

Buckley has a Registered Dietitian
Receive customized meal planning and healthy eating tips from the registered dietitian to reach your health goal! She is also here to help you decipher the newest diet/nutrition trends and provide guidance on special diets such as gluten-free, low carb, vegetarian/vegan, paleo, heart healthy, low sodium, etc. Please call 720-847-6865 to schedule an appointment.

A&FRP Updates

FREE TICKETS
Are you interested in receiving information regarding free event tickets. For more information and to register, please visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/TicketRegistration

FOOD BANK
Open every Saturday from 0830 - 1030 at the Smokey Hill Vineyard Church. Service members have front of the line privileges. Contact (303) 690-2520 with questions.

Interested in taking FREE classes? Check out Universal Class! With a growing catalog of over 540 courses, Universal Class is committed to providing only the most affordable and highest quality online training. The courses are free and a registration code can be obtained by contacting the Education and Training Section at (720) 847-6675 or by email education@buckley.af.mil.

Community Service

Volunteer for Airmen Against Drunk Driving
If you'd like to help cover for a shift to prevent your fellow Airmen from driving drunk, please sign up!!
POC: A1C Trevor Hermosillo, 720-847-0999, trevor.hermosillo@us.af.mil

Volunteer at the Airman's Attic
When: Saturday of drill weekend from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm*
Where: Bldg 210
The Attic is open for all ranks. They carry household goods, clothing (lots of kids clothes), uniforms/accessories, and furniture. They are open this Saturday to help out our DSG's. They also take clean, usable donations so when you are cleaning out your attic or garage don't forget the Airman's Attic and help out our own.
Call or email CMSgt Fernandez, james.m.fernandez2.mil@mail.mil, 720-847-9738
*The Buckley Attic is in need of volunteers to help keep it running every day as well. Contact TSgt Larson at 303-677-1937/ via email larsoner@nro.mil if you're interested in helping.

Donate old bikes for "Refugees' Bicycles"

Check out this video to see what one of our members, TSgt Dan Bruno, does with his free time to help local refugees. If you have any old bikes, clothes, etc., donate them! Contact TSgt Bruno for more info: 720-847-6097

Volunteer for the City of Aurora - Contact Information

Community Volunteer Guide 2014
POC: Ms. Susan Everitt (severett@auroragov.org), Volunteer Program Director at the Aurora Volunteer Center

Employment Assistance

Military and Veterans Employment Expos - Register at www.MVEE.org

Veterans Job Fair - April 13, Sports Authority Field at Mile High

Valor Bridge Mentoring Program
What: Valor Bridge provides mentoring to motivated veterans to meet the challenges of their next career as a civilian. They provide tools and resources to transitioning veterans to support an integration into the private sector, which may include resume building, interviewing skills, communications, networking, negotiations, etc. by nationally known instructors and professionals.
POC: Mr. Link Wilfley, lwilfley@wilfley.com
More Info

Interested in cross-training into a new career field...? Check out these videos!

Military-Connected Employment Resources 2015

Force Reduction Resource Guidebook - Resources for the Unemployed

NG Tuition Assistance

Tuition Assistance for National Guard Members

Scholarship information from the Buckley Education and Training Office

More info: 720-847-6675

Grand Canyon University American Hero's Scholarship
In appreciation for all of our current and past military personnel and their families, Grand Canyon University is proud to offer the EANGUS/Auxiliary American Hero's Scholarship. GCU will provide a scholarship (tuition, books, LMS fee) for the person whose application and short essay best demonstrate a desire and need for educational and financial support toward finding your purpose. See flyer for details.

Allied Van Lines Military Scholarship Program
Annually, 2 recipients will be awarded 1,000 dollars towards their education. Any serviceman, veteran, or military dependent (spouse or child) majoring in logistics, as well as equivalent majors such as business, business operational management, and other like majors can apply for this scholarship.