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  • Stay Frosty: SERE arctic training

    The scene turns less cozy when one reads the temperature; a balmy –5 degrees Fahrenheit, and that doesn’t even account for wind chill. What’s more, these three men aren’t here to live out a homesteading fantasy. Rather, it is their job to potentially protect 16 Colorado Air National Guard 120th

  • Colorado Air National Guard maximizes maintenance of aging F-16 fighter jets

    The 140th Wing’s fleet of F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft is over 30-years-old, and the Airmen of the 140th Maintenance Group, Colorado Air National Guard are responsible for ensuring the fighter jets remain mission-capable to defend the nation 24/7.Maintaining the fleet is no small task according to

  • COVID-19 Vignette: Michelle Alvarez making face masks

    “We’re all navigating new waters and trying to make sense of this world that we never expected to be in, and everyone is affected a little differently, and everyone is handling this a little differently,” said Colorado National Guard Tech. Sgt. Michelle Alvarez of the COVID-19 pandemic. Indeed,

  • COVID-19 Vignettes: Ben Kimball creatively booming video production business

    The COVID-19 crisis created a cascade of negative effects for many, but with a little ingenuity, some local businesses thrived.“At our company, about half of our clients are in the Continuing Medical Education industry,” said Ben Kimball, who, along with his father, retired U.S. Air Force Reserve

  • COVID-19 Vignettes: Capt. Jerome Limoge III, 138SPCS: Ferrying supplies

    At the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, numerous Colorado National Guard members volunteered to support state authorities. Others with the volunteer spirit took action elsewhere. Among them was Capt. Jerome Limoge, III, of the Colorado Air National Guard’s 138th Space Control Squadron, who helped

  • Guardsmen, Reservists, active Airmen at Buckley AFB pioneer IT advancement

    We think of pioneers as people who’ve created new inventions or led the way into new frontiers on horseback, but some of the most important pioneers in American history changed the face of America through immigration, capitalism, and machine technology. While Enterprise Information Technology as a

  • Colorado-Jordan future leaders focus on human capital development

    “I love the JAF!” exclaimed a sparsely-mustached cadet at the Royal Military Academy in Az‑Zarqa, Jordan, when asked why he was sweltering in the summer heat.  Fresh out of university, he’s now learning military tactics that will help him lead his soldiers in the days, weeks, and years to come.  At