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  • Colorado Air National Guard fabrication specialists create masks during COVID-19 pandemic

    Personal protective equipment has been in high demand since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.Members of the 140th Maintenance Group, 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado, used their military knowledge and skills to fabricate a solution.Shortly after the pandemic began, three members of the
  • Chief, National Guard Bureau promotes first National Guard director of space operations to major general

    The Chief, National Guard Bureau, U.S. Air Force General Joseph L. Lengyel promoted the first director of space operations at the National Guard Bureau, U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Gregory T. White, at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado, May 20, 2020.Upon the establishment of the U.S. Space Force in December 2019, Lengyel hand-picked White to
  • 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.