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  • Colorado National Guard celebrates 160 years of service to communities, state and nation

    For 160 years, the Colorado National Guard has served our communities, state and nation.The CONG dates to Jan. 23, 1860, when the 1st General Assembly of the Jefferson Territory authorized the formation of two military companies of Citizen-Soldiers – the “Jefferson Rangers” and the “Denver Guards” – to quell a lawless band of thieves known as the
  • Colorado National Guard F-16 fighter maintenance discovery changes U.S. Air Force training standard

    The Colorado Air National Guard’s 140th Wing Aircraft Structural Maintenance and Non-Destructive Inspection section made a significant finding on the F-16C Fighting Falcon aircraft, which has led to a fleet-wide investigation into the matter.“Even the most minor cracks in an aircraft structure, ones that are not even visible to the naked eye, can
  • Texas middle school dedicated to fallen former student and Air Force captain

    A name and legacy to inspire students – this is how family, friends, educators, and the community paid tribute to U.S. Air Force Capt. Mark “Tyler” Voss during an official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly-opened Capt. Mark Tyler Voss Middle School Sept. 14.
  • 140th Wing returns from a deployment in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, NATO in Afghanistan

    Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, Commander-in-Chief of the Colorado National Guard, will welcome home Aug. 4 2019, more than 300 Airmen from the 140th Wing who deployed for four months to Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and the NATO’s Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan. Colorado Airmen have been flying and maintaining F-16
  • Colorado and Jordan share leadership development

    Now in its 26th year, the National Guard's State Partnership Program has grown to 75 partnerships with 81 nations. The program joins a state's National Guard with a partner country's military to build relationships where both entities benefit from the experience.The Jordan Armed Forces-Arab army hosted eight members of the 140th Wing, Colorado Air
  • New National Guard space control squadron stands up

    The Colorado National Guard's newest military unit to be assigned the space mission will conduct a stand up ceremony at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 1 at 1 p.m. to recognize the 138th Space Control Squadron.The 138th Space Control Squadron, which received federal recognition May 8, 2019, is part of the 233rd Space
  • 140th Wing deploys to Afghanistan in support of NATO and Operation Freedom’s Sentinel

     The Colorado Air National Guard’s 140th Wing based at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado, deployed more than 300 Airmen to Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and the NATO’s Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan. Colorado Airmen will fly and maintain F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft in cooperation with coalition partners
  • Partnership builds trusted frontline leaders in Colorado, Jordan

    Royal Jordanian Air Force senior enlisted leaders arrived at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado, Feb. 4, 2019, for a Non-commissoned Officer National Guard State Partnership Program event. The meeting between Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army and Colorado National Guard enlisted leaders aimed to foster strong relationships between forces as well
  • Colorado Army and Air National Guard split state Best Warrior Competition

    Six Airmen and eight Soldiers of the Colorado National Guard competed in the 2019 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Carson, Colorado, April 11-14, 2019. When the competition came to an end, the exhausted Soldiers and Airmen appeared to muster up the energy and motivation to see who among them would be named the best. U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt.
  • Colorado National Guard team prepares for evaluation, assists partners

    Colorado National Guard’s Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High Yield Explosive Enhanced Response Force Package will host a collective training event at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, and between BAFB and Watkins, Colorado April 5-6, 2019.  A medical element from the West Virginia National Guard CERFP is participating in the