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  • Texas middle school dedicated to fallen former student and Air Force captain

    A name and legacy to inspire students – this is how family, friends, educators, and the community paid tribute to U.S. Air Force Capt. Mark “Tyler” Voss during an official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly-opened Capt. Mark Tyler Voss Middle School Sept. 14.
  • 140th Wing returns from a deployment in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, NATO in Afghanistan

    Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, Commander-in-Chief of the Colorado National Guard, will welcome home Aug. 4 2019, more than 300 Airmen from the 140th Wing who deployed for four months to Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and the NATO’s Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan. Colorado Airmen have been flying and maintaining F-16
  • Colorado and Jordan share leadership development

    Now in its 26th year, the National Guard's State Partnership Program has grown to 75 partnerships with 81 nations. The program joins a state's National Guard with a partner country's military to build relationships where both entities benefit from the experience.The Jordan Armed Forces-Arab army hosted eight members of the 140th Wing, Colorado Air
  • New National Guard space control squadron stands up

    The Colorado National Guard's newest military unit to be assigned the space mission will conduct a stand up ceremony at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 1 at 1 p.m. to recognize the 138th Space Control Squadron.The 138th Space Control Squadron, which received federal recognition May 8, 2019, is part of the 233rd Space
  • 140th Wing deploys to Afghanistan in support of NATO and Operation Freedom’s Sentinel

     The Colorado Air National Guard’s 140th Wing based at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado, deployed more than 300 Airmen to Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and the NATO’s Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan. Colorado Airmen will fly and maintain F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft in cooperation with coalition partners
  • Partnership builds trusted frontline leaders in Colorado, Jordan

    Royal Jordanian Air Force senior enlisted leaders arrived at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado, Feb. 4, 2019, for a Non-commissoned Officer National Guard State Partnership Program event. The meeting between Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army and Colorado National Guard enlisted leaders aimed to foster strong relationships between forces as well
  • Colorado Army and Air National Guard split state Best Warrior Competition

    Six Airmen and eight Soldiers of the Colorado National Guard competed in the 2019 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Carson, Colorado, April 11-14, 2019. When the competition came to an end, the exhausted Soldiers and Airmen appeared to muster up the energy and motivation to see who among them would be named the best. U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt.
  • Colorado National Guard team prepares for evaluation, assists partners

    Colorado National Guard’s Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High Yield Explosive Enhanced Response Force Package will host a collective training event at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, and between BAFB and Watkins, Colorado April 5-6, 2019.  A medical element from the West Virginia National Guard CERFP is participating in the
  • Joint training with Jordan a ‘win-win,’ says Gen. Lengyel

    Joint training and a longtime State Partnership Program relationship benefit both the National Guard and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Air Force Gen. Joseph Lengyel said during a recent visit here. "The National Guard is contributing to our nation's enduring commitment to Jordan's security," the general said. "In turn, the mutual training our
  • Academy Airfield strengthened by Total Force Airmen

    Colorado National Guardsman recently joined Air Force Reservists working alongside active duty Airmen to execute the Airmanship program here. For the first time, six Guardsmen will support the 557th Flying Training Squadron as it revives the solo flight curriculum in its powered flight program in January. Lt. Col. Jachin Finch, an Air Force Academy
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