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  • Colorado Air National Guard F-16s support Independence Day celebrations across Colorado

    Four F-16s from the Colorado Air National Guard, Colorado's hometown Air, Space and Cyuberspace Force, fly over Longmont, Colorado on the 4th of July in celebration of our nation's 234th birthday."As Coloradans enjoyed celebrating America's Independence Day, I took a moment to remember the generations of Americans who have safeguarded our freedom,"
  • Wing Men - Denver's 5280 Magazine highlights the Citizen Airmen of the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard

    The brave citizens who comprise the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, at Aurora's Buckley Air Force Base protect our state and the country at home and abroad. Here, we take an intimate look at these true hometown heroes.http://www.5280.com/issues/2010/1007/feature.php?pageID=2313Photography by Tyler Stableford
  • Colorado National Guard performs Live Fire Exercise at Fort Carson

    Members of the Colorado Air and Army National Guard joined forces at Ft. Carson Training Area 11 in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Colorado National Guard. The event was open to the general public and more than 100 spectators arrived to see the event, which was based around the last fire of the M270 Multiple Launch Rocket System, a
  • The 140th Operations Group hails new leadership

    The tradition of the change of command ceremony is a long and distinguished one and on June 6 this tradition was continued, when Col. Michael Loh relinquished command of the 140th Operations Group to Col. James Fogle.The day was full of more change as two of the three operations squadrons under the 140th Operations Group, the 120th Fighter Squadron
  • Col. Morrow assumes command of the 140th Mission Support Group

    When Col. Barbara C. Morrow assumed command of the 140th Mission Support Group, 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard from Col. Gregory Parker, Brig. Gen. Trulan Eyre, 140th Wing Commander, said "days like today are truly days of mixed emotions.""No matter what I do in the future or where I go, I will carry with me the knowledge and the memories
  • Governor signs bill benefiting military installations

    On May 21, Gov. Bill Ritter signed into law a bill that increases cooperation between military installations and local government officials on land use, zoning and development issues.House Bill 1205, sponsored by Rep. Su Ryden and Sen. Nancy Spence, whose districts include Buckley Air Force Base, is the first of its kind in 37 years."We are
  • Colorado Guardsmen Build Hope, Schoolhouse in the Southwest

    The 240th Civil Engineer Flight, Colorado Air National Guard, recently began construction at St. Michaels Association for Special Education school in Arizona. The effort to upgrade the campus for special needs children and adults is part of the National Guard Bureau's Innovative Readiness Training program, a civil-military affairs program that
  • National Guard, Navajo Nation break ground for special needs school

    St. Michaels Association for Special Education officially marked a new era today when more than 200 guests from the Navajo Nation, local dignitaries, staff, students, family and National Guardsmen gathered to celebrate with a groundbreaking ceremony at the school.The National Guard was represented by the Colorado Air National Guard's 240th Civil