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  • Colorado National Guard assists local and state partners with COVID-19 testing, training

    By order of Gov. Jared Polis, Soldiers and Airmen from the Colorado National Guard Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high-yield explosive Enhanced Response Force Package based at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado, are continuing to support testing of Coloradans who have symptoms of COVID-19 while training testing teams
  • Colorado Air National Guard’s COVID Café sustains mission essential Airmen

    Colorado Air National Guard Airmen at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado, home to multiple no-fail missions, are making every effort to minimize mission critical members’ exposure to COVID-19. Since the end of March 2020, members of the 140th Wing’s Force Support Squadron have been providing one of the most basic needs to those essential
  • Second Colorado Air National Guard flyover salutes more COVID-19 response heroes

    In an effort to reach more areas of the state and salute more COVID-19 front line heroes, the Colorado Air National Guard’s 140th Wing will conduct a second F-16 Fighting Falcon flyover Friday, May 15, 2020, from approximately 11:00 am - 12:45 pm.This flight will include healthcare facilities in Brighton, Granby, Kremmling, Rifle, Fruita, Grand
  • Colorado Air National Guard flyovers to salute Colorado heroes

    Warriors of the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard will fly F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft around Colorado cities and towns on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm to salute those fighting on the front lines of the war against COVID-19.As part of Operation American Resolve, Air Force units around the country are conducting flyovers
  • Wing alert mission exhibits strength amidst the war on COVID-19

    Since Sept. 11, 2001, members of the Colorado Air National Guard’s 140th Wing have been on alert, defending the homeland against airborne threats with their fleet of F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft staged at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado.
  • Colorado Air National Guard members sew masks in lieu of parachutes

    Airmen of the Colorado Air National Guard’s 140th Wing Aircrew Flight Equipment shop at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, volunteered to sew over 500 masks to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in the community. These Airmen learn to sew in order to make parachutes and mend uniform items, explained the commander of the 140th Operations Support
  • Colorado Air National Guard space warriors fight COVID-19

    Since Colorado Gov. Jared Polis activated the Colorado National Guard to join the fight against COVID-19 March 10, 2020, space warriors of the 233rd Space Group have been on the front lines, assisting civil authorities and augmenting critical space missions.More than 10 percent of the Colorado Air National Guard’s space force has stepped in to help
  • AETC command team experiences Sheppard, where combat capability begins

    Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Education and Training Command, and AETC Command Chief Master Sgt. Julie Gudgel experienced one of the Air Force's most diverse and unique training bases when they visited Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 19-20, 2020.
  • Colorado National Guard celebrates 160 years of service to communities, state and nation

    For 160 years, the Colorado National Guard has served our communities, state and nation.The CONG dates to Jan. 23, 1860, when the 1st General Assembly of the Jefferson Territory authorized the formation of two military companies of Citizen-Soldiers – the “Jefferson Rangers” and the “Denver Guards” – to quell a lawless band of thieves known as the
  • Colorado National Guard F-16 fighter maintenance discovery changes U.S. Air Force training standard

    The Colorado Air National Guard’s 140th Wing Aircraft Structural Maintenance and Non-Destructive Inspection section made a significant finding on the F-16C Fighting Falcon aircraft, which has led to a fleet-wide investigation into the matter.“Even the most minor cracks in an aircraft structure, ones that are not even visible to the naked eye, can