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  • 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
  • 140th Wing Fighting Falcon makes history, lands first F-16 at Cerkjle ob Krki Air Base

    An F-16 Fighting Falcon, 120th Fighter Squadron, 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., does a low pass fly-by during a pattern demonstration, Cerklje ob Krki Air Base, July 25, 2016. The COANG is in Slovenia under the State Partnership Program between Colorado and Slovenia, an ongoing relationship that has been in
  • Colo. Air National Guard deploys in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve

    Residents of Aurora may have noticed that it has been a little quieter than usual lately.That's because over 200 personnel and eight F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft from the 140th Wing of the Colorado Air National Guard, based here, are currently supporting Operation Atlantic Resolve at Pápa Air Base, Hungary.During July and August, these Airmen are
  • 120th FS deploys to Hungary in conjunction with Operation Atlantic Resolve

    Okay, that is not how the quote actually ends but on a day of sunshine and blue skies at Pápa Air Base, Hungary, the sound of freedom echoes through the air as F-16s conduct training exercises and suddenly one can not envision that quote ending any other way than with F-16s replacing "a little flower" in Andersen's' famous quote.From July 15th to
  • Air National Guard units join forces in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve

    Members of the 242d Combat Communications Squadron (CBCS), 194th Wing, Washington Air National Guard, Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, joined forces with the 140th Wing (WG), Colorado Air National Guard, Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, to support a deployment to Pápa Air Base, Hungary.  This deployment is part of Operation Atlantic Resolve
  • 140th Operations Support Squadron Honors Family Legacy in Colorado Air National Guard

    The 140th Operations Support Squadron, 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, welcomed Lt. Col. Jeremiah S. Tucker as their new commander during a memorable change of command ceremony on June 5, 2016.The change of command ceremony is a long standing military tradition deeply rooted in symbolism. Its primary purpose is to allow unit members to
  • ANG enlisted bestow highest honor upon director

    Command Chief Master Sergeant of the Air National Guard James Hotaling, served as chief of the mess and inducted the Director of the Air National Guard Lt. Gen. Stanley E. Clarke III into the Order of the Sword here, April 17.The Order of the Sword was adopted by the enlisted Air Force to recognize senior officer, colonel and above and civilian

    Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense office, has selected 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office as a finalist for the 2016 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award (commonly referred to as the "Freedom Award").The Freedom Award is the highest recognition given by the DoD to employers for their support of
  • Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration closing celebration

    Lowry Air Force Base, Colorado, served as a technical training base throughout its nearly 60-year history as an active-duty installation, specializing in aerial photography, intelligence and training for the B-52 Stratofortress. However, Lowry AFB closed its gates Sept. 30, 1994, largely due to encroachment.Since that time, Buckley AFB and The
  • First Land Protection Project Completed to Limit Development Encroaching on Buckley AFB in Aurora

    The Trust for Public Land and Buckley Air Force Base announced today that 124 acres adjacent to the base have been permanently protected from development, the first of a series of land conservation efforts designed to buffer the base from encroaching development and create a protected corridor for parks, trails and wildlife habitat around the