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Members of the Buckley Fire Department stand with a fire truck May 5, 2016, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The goal of Public Service Recognition Week is to foster esprit de corps and recognize all of the contributions and knowledge that civilian government employees bring to our nation’s defense and their local communities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gabrielle Spradling/Released) Buckley celebrates Public Service Recognition Week
Public recognition is often given to military bases for their contributions to defense around the world. But not all people who are part of the military base team wear a uniform.  In fact, many government civilian employees who have prior military service now devote their civilian careers to the base mission, while others have never donned a
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1st Lt. Clayton Gable (right), 2nd Space Warning Squadron supervisory statistician, wrestles at the Armed Forces Championships February 20, 2016, at Naval Base Kitsap, Wash. Gable wrestled for the U.S. Air Force Academy and continues to wrestle for the All-Air Force wrestling team. (Courtesy photo) Academy grad returns to the mat for chance at becoming a champion
Coming from a small town in southern Pennsylvania, 1st Lt. Clayton Gable, 2nd Space Warning Squadron supervisory statistician, grew up in a family that had a heritage in wrestling."My dad was the head wrestling coach at the high school and one of the most successful wrestlers in our schools history, as well as a Division 1 wrestler," Gable said.
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Approximately 120 veterans and their guardians returned from Washington D.C. May 2, 2016, at Signature Flight Support DEN. The Northern Colorado Honor Flight program is a non-profit organization created to honor America’s veterans for all their sacrifices by providing a flight to the nation’s capital to tour various monuments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gabrielle Spradling/Released) Honoring those who paved the way
Members of a Northern Colorado Honor Flight return May 2, 2016, in Denver. The flight provided former military members the opportunity to visit Washington D.C. and see all of the sights that the nation's capital holds. Included in the Honor Flight were members that fought in World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and Iraq. The Northern Colorado Honor Flight
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This year the Holocaust Remembrance Day, also known as Yom HaShoah, begins on the evening May 4th and ends 24 hours later on May 5th. The day is to remember the heroism of the approximately 6 million Jews who perished in the Holocaust as a result of the actions carried out by Nazi Germany and its accessories.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Racheal E. Watson/Released) One candle for millions
The doors opened and I am pushed inside with a large group of people. We were packed in so tight, I tried to make myself smaller just so I can have a few extra inches around me to breathe only to have what little space I was able to spare filled by another body. The doors closed and I could barely move. I only traveled up three floors in an
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Col. John Wagner, 460th Space Wing commander, addresses the audience during a town hall meeting April 28, 2016, at the Leadership Development Center on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Wagner, along with other base leaders, highlighted improvements made to the base and answered questions and concerns made by members of the base community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke W. Nowakowski/Released) Town hall meeting addresses community queries

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The 460th Space Wing first quarter award winners stand together April 28, 2016, at the Leadership Development Center on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The award winners were selected based on their hard work and dedication in their work centers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Racheal E. Watson/Released) Buckley hosts first quarter awards
Congratulations to all the Team Buckley first quarter award winners for 2016.460th SW quarterly award winnersAirman of the Quarter: Airman 1st Class Douglas Whitaker, 460th Mission Support GroupNCO of the Quarter: Staff Sgt. Benjamin Sherman, 460th Operations GroupSenior NCO of the Quarter: Senior Master Sgt. David Carr, 460th OGCompany Grade
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The 743d Military Intelligence Battalion annual volleyball tournament trophy is displayed April 28, 2016, at the Buckley Fitness Center on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The tournament was an event for the Commander’s Cup, an inter-battalion competition consisting of approximately eight events. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gabrielle Spradling/Released) 743D MIB volleyball tournament for Commander’s Cup
Members of the 743d Military Intelligence Battalion compete in an annual volleyball tournament April 28, 2016, at the Buckley Fitness Center on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Held over a two-day period, the tournament involved three teams and encouraged friendly inter-battalion competition. 
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Ernesto Flores, 2016 Colorado Military Youth of the Year, shakes the hand of Clayton Starnes, 2016 Colorado State Youth of the Year, March 22, 2016, during the Colorado Youth of the Year Ceremony in Denver, Colo. The Youth of the Year program began in 1947 and is sponsored by the Boys and Girls Club to showcase the best and brightest youth from around the country. (Courtesy Photo) Buckley Youth wins Colorado Military Youth of the Year
"I grew up with my great grandma, but I spent a lot of time with my grandma, my mother and my five aunts," said Ernesto Flores, 2016 Colorado Military Youth of the Year. "That's a lot of females to be around and with no male father figure around it is kind of hard to see and understand what a guy is supposed to do."No matter his background, Flores
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The monthly Chapel Luncheon is held every first Wednesday of the month in the Fellowship Hall at the Chapel on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The next luncheon will take place May 4. There are two separate servings, 11:00 a.m. and noon. For more information, contact the Buckley AFB Chapel by phone at (720) 847-4631 or by email at buckley.chapel@buckley.af.mil. (U.S. Air Force illustration by Staff Sgt. Katrina M. Brisbin/Released) Chapel luncheons nourish troops physically, spiritually
In the fall of 2001, approximately 30 people gathered for the first Buckley Air Force Base Chapel luncheon.The event, started as a vision of Debbie Cruz, 460th Space Wing Chapel secretary, has grown from a small gathering held in a modular building to a large assembly in the chapel fellowship hall."It's really great because it really brings
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A girl from the Crested Butte Child Development Center holds up a bag of ladybugs for her friend to inspect April 22, 2016, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The children released ladybugs in commemoration of Earth Day which is celebrated globally each year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke W. Nowakowski/Released) In the spirit of Earth Day, ladybugs take flight

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