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  • COANG participates in Wing Wartime Readiness Inspection

    Airmen from the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, participated in a four-day large scale combat readiness assessment, the Wing Wartime Readiness Inspection at Buckley Air Force Base, Oct. 15 -18, 2015.The WWRI is one of the ways the 140th Wing is implementing the new Air Force Inspection System and was intended to assess each unit
  • 140th Wing assessing wartime readiness, expect increase in activity

    This week, the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard is conducting a 4-day wartime readiness inspection that will include increased activity on the base and F-16s flying outside of routine flying hours."Not only do we support a 24/7 aerospace control alert mission, but we also have to be ready at a moment's notice to deploy in support of our
  • Security Forces and EOD train together to maximize impact

    Over the past two weeks, members of the 140th Security Forces Squadron and the 140th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight camped out at the 140th Wing's Airburst Range, Fort Carson, Colo. to conduct joint training.In order to accomplish annual requirements, members trained on combat tactics, including troop movements, door breaching, vehicle convoy
  • 140 CES builds more than buildings with Slovenia

    After several weeks of intense labor, the ribbon cutting of the Bile Site at Pocek Base, near Postonja, Slovenia, was an occasion celebrated by many on July 30. After working side by side for five weeks on the project, the Colorado Air National Guard civil engineer team and members of the Slovenian Armed Forces completed an overhaul of an historic
  • ANG's Outstanding Airman of the Year: Senior Airman Jonathan Smail

    A thirst for knowledge and making connections with people is what motivates Senior Airman Jonathan R. Smail, the Air National Guard 2015 Outstanding Airman of the Year.Smail is a RF Transmissions Systems Journeyman with the Colorado ANG's 233rd Space Communications Squadron, based in Greeley, Colorado. He was chosen for his commitment to improving
  • COANG Brig. Gen. Jerome Limoge first to see Yugoslavian MiG 21 display

    Colorado's Assistant Adjutant General for the Colorado Air National Guard, Brig. Gen. Jerome Limoge II, was given the honor of being the first visitor to see Slovenia's newest addition to the Park of Military History in Pivka, Slovenia.The curators of the Military Museum of the Slovenian Armed Forces, Dr. Martin Premk and Matjaz Ravbar, could
  • Colo. Air National Guard F-16s to take to the skies for Independence Day

    F-16 Falcons from the 120th Fighter Squadron, 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, are scheduled to perform seven flyovers July 4 to honor the nation's independence, freedom and pride.The jets will be seen in the sky between 10 a.m. and noon.Events where the jets will be visible:Lake City  Fourth of JulySilverton Fourth of July Parade and
  • 140th Wing Returns from Deployment

    On May 15, the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard returned home after providing a Theater Security Package to the Republic of Korea for the past three months. While in Korea, the 140th Wing integrated with other U.S. Air Force members and flew daily training missions with F-16C fighter aircraft.Pilots, maintenance, and intelligence personnel
  • Colo. and Okla. National Guardsmen will never forget - remembering the liberation of Dachau

    Over the course of the past week, senior leaders from the Colorado and Oklahoma National Guard travelled to Munich, Germany, in honor of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Dachau Concentration Camp at the end of World War II.Dachau was the first concentration camp set up by the National Socialists, more commonly known as the Nazis, prior to
  • From Colorado to the ROK: Three generations serving on the Peninsula

    Most Airmen arrive at Kunsan Air Base with the expectation of seeing new faces and forming new relationships at the start of their year-long unaccompanied tour. But for a father and son of the Colorado Air National Guard, when they stepped onto the Korean Peninsula, they continued a family legacy spanning three generations.Lt. Col. James Reeman,
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