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  • Our final ORE - Words to the Airmen

    Men and Women of the 140th,This weekend marks the final ORE for those of you in the COANG preparing for our ACC IG ORI next month. It's hard to believe how fast the months have gone by as we have completed what seems like a never ending set of OREs preparing for what will be a very tough, thorough and intense inspection. You have it on my word, and
  • Holiday Greetings from Brig Gen Eyre

    As we enter into the winter months, please be smart about how you celebrate. While this can be the most joyous time of year, it can also be the most dangerous as weather, short days, winter sports, and over-indulgent party goers can lead to unnecessary tragedy. Stay safe, stay smart and please act responsibly as you celebrate.While the Holiday
  • Message from the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

    It is an honor to be the 18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. I am thankful for the opportunity to continue to serve with you.The most important thing I want you to know is that I trust you to do what's right for each other and for our country.Thanks for your service. You have fought harder and your families have sacrificed more than most
  • Buckley implements DBIDS system

    All common access card holders should register their cards with the Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) before March 1, in order to continue to gain entry to the base.DBIDS is a Department of Defense owned and operated system used as a force protection program to identify personnel attempting access at DoD installations using barcode
  • Holiday Greetings

    140th Wing,As 2010 draws down and we approach the Holiday Season, it's a good opportunity for us to reflect on the past year while preparing to celebrate with family, friends, and loved ones.As you remember, this year we celebrated the 150th Anniversary of the Colorado National Guard's establishment in what was just a territory of the U.S. back in
  • Team Buckley wins the AFSP Guardian Challenge

    Men and Women of the 140th,Last Friday evening, I had the pleasure of attending the Guardian Challenge Award Ceremony at Peterson AFB. What is Guardian Challenge? It is a biannual Air Force Space Command (AFSP) competition amongst all the AFSPC Wings, analogous to the ACC Gunsmoke competitions of yesteryear. It was a 2 week competition amongst the
  • A Decade to Remember

    Men and Women of the 140th,As 2009 comes to a close and we celebrate with friends, family, loved ones and in some cases for those overseas, your Wingmen, let me add my best wishes to you and yours for a Merry Christmas, a Happy Hanukkah, and a New Year that brings joy and peace to us all.It's hard to believe that we are not only closing another
  • 140th Wing Commander thanks deployed members

    First, I want to say how proud we are of you all and thankful for your service. I hope this finds all of you safe, healthy, and knowing how proud your Wing back here is of you and what you are doing. Last night I went to a dedication of a new Memorial honoring veterans in Highlands Ranch. The host/MC was Steffan Tubbs from 850 KOA's morning radio
  • The Sky's the Limit for the 140th Wing

    Yesterday, I received the out brief from the NORAD IG following our Alert Force Evaluation (AFE).  As you know, this was the second IG to visit us in the last week.  Chalk up another first for the 140th, as we were the first unit to receive these inspections in such a back to back manner.  Let me say, I am extremely proud and as I told you in the
  • Commemorating 2008, looking toward another great year

    As the Holiday Season approaches I want to take this opportunity to wish you all the best as 2008 comes to a close. Indeed, our plate was full again this year as we continued to do the great work our Nation's Guard has done for over three centuries of service as the Militia. We began the year with a great deal of our Wing deployed to Iraq in