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Default Air Force Logo Buckley honored with local environmental award
Buckley Air Force Base was one 14 local organizations awarded a Metro Wastewater Reclamation District Gold Award for 2006 during ceremonies April 12. The award, the second the base has earned, is given each year by the Metro District. The award honors those facilities that have demonstrated 100 percent compliance with the Metro District's
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DENVER – More than 45 Air Force members from Buckley Air Force Base stand in formation during the Colorado Rockies’ opening-day ceremonies at Coors Field on April 2. The Rockies were defeated by the Arizona Diamondbacks 8 - 6. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alex Gochnour) Team Buckley celebrates opening day with Rockies

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BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Local Girl Scouts from troop 679 donated close to 300 boxes of a variety of the popular cookies to the residents of Panther and Patriot Hall here March 21. The girls were recognizing their Hometown Heroes, which are the people and organizations that help make communities better places to live. Heroes include fire fighters, police, food banks, shelters and armed forces personnel stationed in United States and overseas. In 2006, the Girl Scouts in the Mile Hi Council donated more than 20,000 boxes of cookies to men and women serving in the armed forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sanjay Allen) Local Girl Scouts adopt dorm residents as Hometown Heros

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BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Tech. Sgt. Kevin Hutcherson, 460th Medical Group, moves a new bed from the new medical warehouse to be transported to the Buckley Clinic March 21. The newly designed warehouse cost about $725,000 and is a temperature-controlled storage facility that houses the 460th MDG homeland defense assemblages and war reserve materiel programs worth about $626,000. The medical logistics team mans the warehouse and is responsible for receiving, storing, inspecting and distributing medical supplies and equipment ranging from pharmaceutical drugs to non-medical equipment in order to enhance patient care. Medical supplies were stored in a variety of locations, including leased space, prior to the warehouse construction. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Logan Tuttle) Medical warehouse open for business

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Default Air Force Logo Six Buckley officers selected for promotion
The 2006C Line of the Air Force, LAF-Judge Advocate and Chaplain central selection board selected Buckley officers for promotion to colonel and lieutenant colonel.Lt. Col. Jeffrey Palmer, 460th Space Wing was selected for promotion to colonel and Majs. Christopher, 2nd Space Warning Squadron, Richard Fulton, Defense Finance and Accounting Service,
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Default Air Force Logo Buckley Clinic moves to new location
The Buckley Clinic moves to fourth floor of the Aurora North medical building at 830 Potomac Circle March 19. With the lease at the current clinic terminating at the end of March, 460th Medical Group officials said the move from the Anshutz Outpatient Pavilion has been "in the works" for months to ensure Team Buckley a seamless transition. "Active
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Default Air Force Logo Marine Corps to offer commission to officers of other branches
The U.S. Marine Corps is offering a new program for officers released from the Air Force under the force-shaping program.Individuals that have been commissioned as an officer in another service will be eligible to earn a commission with the Marine Corps through the Officer Candidate Class program if they apply prior to promotion to 0-4. Officers
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Default Air Force Logo Buckley master sergeants selected for promotion
Two Team Buckley senior noncommissioned officers were selected for promotion to senior master sergeant by the Air Force March 14.Master Sgts. Michael, 2nd Space Warning Squadron, and Robert, 460th Medical Group are part of the 1,282 master sergeants for promotion to senior master sergeant by Air Force officials.The board, which convened here Feb. 5
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BUCKLEY AIR FOPRCE BASE, Colo. -- Maj. Gen. Mason C. Whitney, the outgoing Colorado National Guard adjutant general, is greeted by his wife Miriam after his final flight in an F-16 March 8. General Whitney retires March 24 after seven years of service as Colorado's highest-ranking military commander. (U.S. Air Force Photo by 2nd Lt. Darin Overstreet) Adjutant general takes final F-16 flight
Maj. Gen. Mason C. Whitney, outgoing Colorado National Guard adjutant general, took off from here in an F-16 Fighting Falcon the morning of March 8 for his final flight before retiring. It had been nine years since he last flew, he said, but it all came back to him as soon as he got warmed up. Whitney embarked on his "fini" flight with three other
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Default Air Force Logo Governor names 140th WG commander as new Adjutant General
Gov. Bill Ritter today nominated Brig. Gen. H. Michael Edwards to become the new adjutant general and executive director of the Colorado Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. He will replace retiring Maj. Gen. Mason C. Whitney. A change-of-command ceremony is scheduled for March 24. Since 2002, General Edwards, 55, has served as commander of
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