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  • Colorado Air National Guard’s 140th Wing leads the way with agile combat employment

    Airmen from the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard became the first ANG unit to successfully execute an agile combat employment exercise, July 28, 2020, at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado.ACE is one of the emerging strategies aimed at making the U.S. Air Force more flexible and adaptable in order to maximize efficiency and lethality
  • Colorado Air National Guard fabrication specialists create masks during COVID-19 pandemic

    Personal protective equipment has been in high demand since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.Members of the 140th Maintenance Group, 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado, used their military knowledge and skills to fabricate a solution.Shortly after the pandemic began, three members of the
  • Academy Airfield strengthened by Total Force Airmen

    Colorado National Guardsman recently joined Air Force Reservists working alongside active duty Airmen to execute the Airmanship program here. For the first time, six Guardsmen will support the 557th Flying Training Squadron as it revives the solo flight curriculum in its powered flight program in January. Lt. Col. Jachin Finch, an Air Force Academy
  • Colorado Air National Guard exercises to defend America's freedom

      As the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, must maintain proficiency in their F-16 flying mission, the local community can anticipate an increase in noise levels during an extended drill weekend March 1-4. “As an Air National Guard unit, we have a limited number of days to train our Traditional, part-time members,” said Col. Brian Turner,
  • 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
  • Colorado Air National Guard brings new life to fallen Thunderbird tail

    Airmen from the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard removed the vertical tail from a fallen Thunderbird F-16 aircraft March 14, in hopes of someday returning it to service.  The F-16 was transported to Peterson Air Force Base after a Thunderbird flyover for the Air Force Academy graduation on June 2, 2016, during which, the pilot, Maj. Alex
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