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  • Colo. Air National Guard C-21s support last NORAD Exercise before transfer to Active Duty

    Aircrews and support personnel from the 200th Airlift Squadron, Colorado Air National Guard, flew two C-21 Learjet aircraft in support of a three-day North American Aerospace Defense Command air defense live-fly training exercise August 29-31, 2017, over Anchorage, Alaska. The 200th AS, based at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, provides a
  • Colo. National Guard deploys civil engineers to Puerto Rico

    The Colorado National Guard will deploy members of the 140th Wing’s 240th Civil Engineer Flight from Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, to Puerto Rico today to help civil authorities save lives, relieve suffering and protect property and infrastructure in the wake of Hurricane Maria.   The three civil engineers will augment Joint Task Force – Puerto
  • Colo. National Guard deploys mobile kitchen to aid Hurricane Maria response in Puerto Rico

    Colorado National Guard members are preparing to deploy tomorrow from Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, to Puerto Rico, with a mobile kitchen to help civil authorities save lives and relieve suffering in the wake of Hurricane Maria.The 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, will provide a 15-person team and a trailer-based mobile kitchen, capable
  • Colo. National Guard to support Hurricane Irma response

    The Colorado National Guard sends a National Guard Communications Element to support civil authorities during response efforts to Hurricane Irma, Sept. 10.   A Colorado NGCE Joint Incident Site Communications Capability and six Airmen of the 233rd Space Communications Squadron, 233rd Space Group, Greeley, Colorado, will travel via military aircraft
  • Colo. National Guard deploys life-saving assets to aid Hurricane Harvey response

    Supporting a request from the State of Texas, Colorado National Guard members will provide medical and aviation assets to assist the Texas National Guard and civil authorities to save lives and relieve suffering in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Gov. John Hickenlooper, by executive order, authorized the use of National Guard forces through the
  • 140th Wing returns from deployment

    Members of the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard return home Aug. 13 after serving as a Theater Security Package at Kadena Air Base, Japan, for the past three months.   “Our pilots and maintainers have proven themselves in combat multiple times,” The Adjutant General of Colorado, Maj. Gen. Michael Loh said. “Their professionalism and
  • Exercise African Lion 17 provides crucial medical care for Moroccan communities

    More than 60 members of the Utah and Colorado National Guard and Air Force Reserve worked in conjunction with an equal number of Moroccan counterparts as well as health providers from the U.S. Embassy in Rabat to provide humanitarian assistance in rural areas as part of Exercise African Lion 17, April 16-29. Airmen conducted six clinics bringing
  • AF senior leaders recognize star performers

    This month, the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard was honored to host two of the most senior leaders of the U.S. Air Force, who recognized some outstanding Airmen in the organization.   Gen. David Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, and Maj Gen Marc Sasseville, Deputy Director of the Air National Guard, both made special visits to
  • Colorado Air National Guard Airmen team up to save a life

    For one young man, it may have been a lucky day when he got into a serious car accident just outside of Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colo., May 9, 2017.Seven members of the Colorado Air National Guard 140th Wing Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight conducting training on the east side of the base witnessed a car accident and immediately ran to
  • Colorado Air National Guard welcomes new leadership

    The Colorado Air National Guard welcomed two new senior leaders during change of command ceremonies Saturday, May 6. Col. Floyd Dunstan has commanded the 140th Wing since April 2003 and after four years of highly-appraised leadership, he relinquished command to the former 140th Operations Group Commander, Col. Brian Turner.  “It has been a true