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  • Air National Guard team implements new software at Thule AB

    Being located in Greenland, Thule Air Base is 750 miles north of the Arctic Circle and just 947 miles south of the North Pole. More than 80 percent of the 840,000 square miles that make up Greenland are covered by a polar ice cap and glaciers.
  • The Colorado Air Guard participates in Saber Strike 18

    The Colorado Air National Guard participates in Saber Strike 18 at Amari Air Base, Estonia, June 3-15, 2018.
  • COANG hosts Jordanians for NCO development exchange

    Airmen from the Royal Jordanian Air Force and 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard participate in a non-commissioned officer development exchange at Buckley AFB, Mar. 11-18, 2018. Jordanian NCOs visited Colorado as a part of the National Guard’s State Partnership Program in efforts to exchange information and share experiences on NCO
  • 140th Wing Fire Department fights a fire for base neighbors

      Airmen assigned to the 140th Wing Fire Department were re-routed during routine structure burn training at the Sable Altura Fire Department and dispatched to a real-world structure fire in Bennett, Colorado, March 2, 2018. Dan Gordon, Buckley Fire and Emergency Services station chief, 460th Space Wing, reported that 18 Colorado Air National
  • Colorado Air National Guard exercises to defend America's freedom

      As the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, must maintain proficiency in their F-16 flying mission, the local community can anticipate an increase in noise levels during an extended drill weekend March 1-4. “As an Air National Guard unit, we have a limited number of days to train our Traditional, part-time members,” said Col. Brian Turner,
  • Colo. Air National Guard C-21s support last NORAD Exercise before transfer to Active Duty

    Aircrews and support personnel from the 200th Airlift Squadron, Colorado Air National Guard, flew two C-21 Learjet aircraft in support of a three-day North American Aerospace Defense Command air defense live-fly training exercise August 29-31, 2017, over Anchorage, Alaska. The 200th AS, based at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, provides a
  • Colo. National Guard deploys civil engineers to Puerto Rico

    The Colorado National Guard will deploy members of the 140th Wing’s 240th Civil Engineer Flight from Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, to Puerto Rico today to help civil authorities save lives, relieve suffering and protect property and infrastructure in the wake of Hurricane Maria.   The three civil engineers will augment Joint Task Force – Puerto
  • Colo. National Guard deploys mobile kitchen to aid Hurricane Maria response in Puerto Rico

    Colorado National Guard members are preparing to deploy tomorrow from Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, to Puerto Rico, with a mobile kitchen to help civil authorities save lives and relieve suffering in the wake of Hurricane Maria.The 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, will provide a 15-person team and a trailer-based mobile kitchen, capable
  • Colo. National Guard to support Hurricane Irma response

    The Colorado National Guard sends a National Guard Communications Element to support civil authorities during response efforts to Hurricane Irma, Sept. 10.   A Colorado NGCE Joint Incident Site Communications Capability and six Airmen of the 233rd Space Communications Squadron, 233rd Space Group, Greeley, Colorado, will travel via military aircraft
  • Colo. National Guard deploys life-saving assets to aid Hurricane Harvey response

    Supporting a request from the State of Texas, Colorado National Guard members will provide medical and aviation assets to assist the Texas National Guard and civil authorities to save lives and relieve suffering in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Gov. John Hickenlooper, by executive order, authorized the use of National Guard forces through the
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