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  • Cold operators: 140th Wing exercises in the arctic

    ACE is an operational concept that leverages networks of well-established air bases, multi-capable airmen, pre-positioned equipment, and airlift to rapidly deploy, disperse and maneuver combat capability throughout a theater. In this exercise, the Air Force showcased its ability to defend the homeland from an austere airfield a few hundred miles south of the North Pole.
  • 140th Wing begins flying at night to accomplish mission essential training

    Starting next week, residents of Aurora and neighboring communities can expect to hear F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft overhead later than usual as the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard conducts annual night flying training.
  • Director of the Air National Guard promotes former Colorado state chaplain to brigadier general

    Director of the Air National Guard U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh, a Colorado Guardsman, will promote former Colorado National Guard State Chaplain U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. (select) Paul E. Franz in a formal ceremony at Joint Force Headquarters, Centennial, Colorado, Feb. 20, 2021, at 11:00 a.m.Franz currently serves as the Air National
  • Colorado National Guard senior leaders to receive COVID-19 vaccine

    Five of the Colorado National Guard’s senior leaders received the first of two COVID-19 vaccines Jan. 21, 2021, at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado.Assistant Adjutant General, Air U.S Air Force Brig. Gen. Floyd Dunstan, State Command Chief U.S Air Force Command Chief Master Sgt. Troy Cook, Assistant Adjutant General, Army U.S. Army Brig.
  • Colorado National Guard helps state deliver COVID-19 vaccine to communities throughout Colorado

    The Colorado National Guard, as part of its ongoing coronavirus response mission, is assisting the state to deliver the COVID-19 vaccine to communities throughout Colorado.CONG members are helping to implement the state’s vaccination plan by transporting the vaccine to storage locations around the state and to medical care facilities administering
  • Colorado National Guard supports state response, maintains readiness during record year

    The Colorado National Guard’s COVID-19 mission, now the largest and longest activation of the National Guard in our state's history, combined with other emergency response missions, have resulted in a record year for CONG domestic response.More than 630 CONG Citizen Soldiers and Airmen have volunteered to serve during 2020 civil response
  • Colorado Air National Guard recruiting team sets national record for accessions for second year

    In 2020, the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard recruiting team celebrated the highest number of accessions out of all Air National Guard wings in the nation, for the second year in a row.All the recruiters on the 140th Wing team exceeded their personal goals and the team as a whole set a new record of 253 accessions for Fiscal Year 20,
  • Colorado Air National Guard fighter wing builds readiness with Canadian partners in NORAD exercise

     U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons from the Colorado Air National Guard's 140th Wing, based at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado, participated in North American Aerospace Defense Command's Arctic dynamic force employment operations at 5 Wing, Goose Bay, Royal Canadian Air Force, Sept. 20-23, 2020. As a bi-national Canadian and American
  • Colorado Air National Guard conducts F-16 fighter jet flyovers for Veterans Day

    BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Warriors of the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard will fly F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft over Colorado communities November 11, 2020, to salute our nation’s veterans, past and present.“We are honored to fly over our local Veterans Day events and are humbled by the support and appreciation our communities
  • Colorado National Guard team assists state cybersecurity staff with cyber defense for the election

    Gov. Jared Polis issued an executive order for a Colorado National Guard cyber team with six Soldiers and Airmen to provide defensive cyber support to the Colorado Secretary of State during the national and state elections in November. Team members from the CONG Cyber Protection Team, the 140th Communications Flight, and the Defense Cyber
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