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  • Colorado Air National Guard prepares for Kadena deployment

    Approximately 250 Airmen and 12 F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, are deploying in May to Kadena Air Base, Japan, as the 120th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron in support of the U.S. Pacific Command Theater Security Package. The U.S. Air Force routinely deploys fighter aircraft
  • Maj Gen Edwards retires after 43 years of service

    The 42nd Adjutant General of Colorado U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. H. Michael Edwards, retires March 31, after 43 years of military service, including 36 years in the Colorado Air National Guard.
  • Governor Hickenlooper announces appointment of new Adjutant General, Air Force Major General Michael A. Loh

    Governor John Hickenlooper has appointed U.S. Air Force Major General Michael A. Loh as Colorado’s new Adjutant General. Loh replaces Adjutant General U.S. Air Force  Major General H. Michael Edwards who is retiring. In this capacity, Loh also serves as the Executive Director of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.   Loh is currently
  • Colorado Air National Guard brings new life to fallen Thunderbird tail

    Airmen from the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard removed the vertical tail from a fallen Thunderbird F-16 aircraft March 14, in hopes of someday returning it to service.  The F-16 was transported to Peterson Air Force Base after a Thunderbird flyover for the Air Force Academy graduation on June 2, 2016, during which, the pilot, Maj. Alex
  • CONG hosts Jordanian air base defense for the first time in SPP history: United We Stand

    Members of the Royal Jordanian Air Force Air Base Defense visited the Colorado Air National Guard’s 140th Security Forces Squadron through the National Guard Bureau’s State Partnership Program, Jan. 11-12.
  • Colorado National Guard assisting with security for 58th Presidential Inauguration

    Citizen-Airmen from the 140th Security Forces Squadron, Colorado Air National Guard, based at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colo., will support the 58th Presidential Inauguration Jan. 19-20 in Washington.The 20 Citizen-Airmen will provide security for the peaceful transition of political power, which our nation has enjoyed since President George
  • Air Force elite runner Payne finishes 9th in NYC Marathon

    Instead of sleeping in, cooking up a big breakfast and watching some football, Maj. Ben Payne from the 200th Airlift Squadron laced up his running shoes and prepared to run the best race of his life in the New York City Marathon on Nov. 6.Payne, who is currently training on Scott Air Force Base with the 458th Airlift Squadron, made time for the
  • October: Talk about your prescriptions month

    October is "Talk About Your Prescriptions" Month.  We are going to kick it off with some facts about prescription medications!  Did you know that over 2/3 of all doctors' visits end with a prescription being written, making medicines the most common form of intervention (National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, National Center for Health
  • 140th Wing returns from dual function deployment to Hungary

    Approximately 200 Airmen and seven F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft are returning to Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colo., after spending the last 28 days deployed to Hungary in support of Panther Strike 2016 and Operation Atlantic Resolve. As part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, the Air Force routinely rotates forces in and out of Europe, which
  • CONG emergency responders take second in the nation

    Soldiers and Airmen assigned to the Colorado National Guard, take second in the nation for emergency response time during an exercise evaluation (EXEVAL) here, Aug. 5, 2016.The EXEVAL is a three-phase exercise that progressively becomes more challenging over the course of a week. Each phase, designated as "crawl, walk and run," tests the response
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