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  • Carter family announces planeside honors, funeral services

    The family of Colorado Army National Guardsman would like to announce the memorial services for their beloved Soldier who was killed in action in Afghanistan Aug. 6. Planeside honors are scheduled to take place at Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora, Colo., tomorrow, Aug. 17, at approximately 1:10 p.m. Chief Warrant Officer David R. Carter's remains
  • From Pike's Peak to the Dead Sea - CONG Chaplains visit Middle Eastern counterparts

    In July, three Colorado National Guard (CONG) chaplains, Army Col. Andy Meverden, Joint Forces Headquarters, Air Force Lt. Col. Ron Prosise, 140th Fighter Wing, and Army Capt. Steve Satterfield, I69th Fires Brigade, left the Rocky Mountains to learn more about the people, language, culture and religion of their Middle East counterparts on the
  • Colorado Air National Guard opens new crew quarters, remembers 9/11

    Members of the Colorado Air National Guard celebrated the grand opening of the new air crew alert quarters, Building 911, April 2. The quarters will provide billeting for the pilots and crew of the 120th Fighter Squadron, who are charged with carrying out the 24/7 Air Sovereignty Alert Mission. The structure was appropriately numbered 911 following
  • Colorado Air National Guard crew chief named the best

    Master Sgt. Evan Fenn is a F-16 Crew Chief with the 140th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Buckley AFB. Usually, he's aware of everything going on around him. But in July, something caught him by surprise. Fenn was named the 2010 Air National Guard Thomas N. Barnes winner. "I didn't know anything about it until I got a call from the Guard Bureau.
  • First female Air National Guard fire chief deploys

    While there have been many female firsts in the Department of Defense over the years which include Gen. Ann Dunwoody's four-star promotion in 2008, women continue to be promoted into positions never before help by females across the military.Senior Master Sgt. Deanne Criswell joined the ranks when she became the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National
  • In-flight emergency procedures save lives, property

    BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (7/23/10) - Throughout the history of military aviation, in-flight emergencies (IFEs) have always occurred and the military has gone to great length to develop procedures and train their pilots to quickly recover from them. Despite all the procedures put in to place, IFEs still occur and are routinely dealt with
  • *NEWS RELEASE* - Colorado Air National Guard F-16 lands safely after in-flight emergency

    NEWS RELEASECOLORADO NATIONAL GUARDFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 23, 2010 CONTACT: Maj. Kristin HaleyMaj. Nicole David(720) 847-6164Colorado Air National Guard F-16 recovers jettisoned fuel tanksAircraft landed safely following in-flight emergencyBUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (7/23/10) - The missing fuel tanks that were jettisoned from a Colorado Air
  • Colorado Air National Guard showcases capabilities to employers

    Members of the 140th Wing, Colorado National Guard showcased their war-time capabilities and readiness to their Colorado civilian employers July 10.The day at Buckley was part of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) program designed to develop and promote a culture in which all American employers support and value the military
  • Pillars pave the road to his success

    Amid ominous clouds, thunder and lightening on the outskirts of Buckley Air Force Base, Col. Michael A Loh, 140th Operations Group (OG) Commander, completed his final F-16 Fighting Falcon flight before being promoted to Brig. Gen.Presiding over the promotion ceremony was Maj Gen. H. Michael Edwards, the adjutant general for Colorado.Hired on as a