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  • Colorado National Guard helping prevent drug abuse in Colorado schools

    Throughout the month of October, the Colorado National Guard's Joint Counterdrug Task Force, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, will land at schools across Colorado in support of Red Ribbon Week.Each year, the Colorado National Guard makes presentations at approximately 75 Colorado schools to educate students on the importance
  • 140th Wing gearing up for inspection, expect increase in activity

    As the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, prepares for an Operational Readiness Inspection next spring, the local community can anticipate an increase in activity and noise level periodically over the next eight months."As a Wing, we have been preparing for this very important inspection over the past several months and plan to continue
  • Colorado National Guard Education Foundation helps pay tuition through tough times

    Eighteen family members of Colorado Air and Army National Guard service members were given $25,500 in tuition assistance awards on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 at the Denver Renaissance Hotel. The awards, ranging from $750 to $3,000, were presented to CONG dependants, ages 17 to 24, based on merit and need, and will enable the recipients to begin or
  • Quarterly safety award presented to deserving Airman

    Tech. Sgt. Steve Esworthy-Jones has been selected for the second quarter (Apr - Jun 11) Quarterly Mishap Prevention Safety Award for his outstanding safety consciousness while performing his work duties. His consistent safety contributions may have prevented a serious mishap and have significantly helped the 140th Wing Safety Mishap Prevention
  • Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Week proclaimed by President

    Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense agency, announced President Barack Obama has signed a proclamation declaring Sept. 18-24 National ESGR Week. In the 10 years of continuous military operations since Sept. 11, 2001, employers across the nation have remained committed to supporting their employees who serve in the
  • Colorado Air National Guard welcomes new Assistant Adjutant General

    Colorado National Guard military members, civilians and dignitaries took part in a change of command ceremony here Sept. 10, during which Brig. Gen. William E. Hudson relinquished command of the Colorado National Guard-Air to Brig. Gen. Richard L. Martin.Before the change of command ceremony Martin received the Legion of Merit for his
  • 9/11 in their own words

    On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, at least 17 Colorado National Guard members were conducting official business in our nation's capitol. At the Pentagon, one Soldier lost seven comrades and narrowly escaped himself, and at least one former Colorado Guardsman was killed, when terrorists crashed a civilian passenger jet into the building. Here in
  • Colorado National Guard to perform 9/11 flyovers

    On the 10th anniversary of 9/11 attacks, the Colorado National Guard will be seen and heard in both the air and on the ground at patriotic events across the state. "A decade has passed since the tragic attacks of 9/11," said Maj. Gen. H.Michael Edwards, the Adjutant General of Colorado. "Though much is said about bringing our troops home, for many
  • Buckley's BASH program seeks to protect aircraft operations

    When driving onto an Air Force base, you cannot help but notice the beautiful landscaping with manicured lawns, trimmed shrubbery, new trees, and maybe even a golf course with a lake on it. But for the Air Force, this is a "Catch 22," you want the base to look nice for folks working, visiting, and living on the installation, but you do not want to
  • Team Buckley honors one of its own

    A charter aircraft arrived at Buckley Aug. 17 bringing Chief Warrant Officer 4, David Carter, Colorado Army National Guard Pilot, to his final resting place.CW4 Carter assigned to Company B, 2/135th Aviation, Colorado Army National Guard, Buckley Air Force Base, was killed in action while co-piloting a helicopter in Afghanistan.Thousands of Team