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(Courtesy photo) Buckley field in World War II: part I
On 14 June 1941, the US War Department designated Lowry Field’s auxiliary landing strip as Buckley Field. Named for 1st Lt John Harold Buckley, a pilot from Longmont who perished in World War I, the designation set the stage for the growth of Buckley into a technical and basic training center during World War II. The story of Buckley Field begins
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Maj. Eric Lizon, 460th Contracting Flight incoming commander, receives the guidon, symbolizing the official change of command June 28, 2017, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The 460th CONF supports the base with millions of dollars in contracts each year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released) 460th CONF gains new commander
Maj. Eric Lizon took command of the 460th Contracting Flight from Maj. Gene Smith June 28, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo.Col. Shawn Thompson, 460th Mission Support Group commander, presided over the ceremony and transferred the guidon from Smith to Lizon, symbolizing the official change of command.As part of their arrival, each new commander is
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Members of Team Buckley render a final salute to Major Elgin Ross, Chief, Total Force Service Center, assigned to Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center, June 27, 2017, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Ross tragically passed away after becoming unresponsive while conducting his physical training test on June 16. The Buckley community paid their last respects to Ross and his family at a funeral procession on Aspen Street, from the Mississippi Gate to the 6th Avenue Gate. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released) Buckley pays final respects to fallen Airman
Members of Team Buckley render a final salute to Major Elgin Ross, Chief, Total Force Service Center, assigned to Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center, June 27, 2017, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Ross tragically passed away after becoming unresponsive while conducting his physical training test on June 16. The Buckley community paid their
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Lt. Col. Danielle R. Kirk, 460th Logistics Readiness Squadron incoming commander, receives the guidon, symbolizing the official change of command June 23, 2017, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo.  Kirk is now the commander of a squadron that provides logistics support for over 6,000 personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Holden S. Faul/ released) 460th LRS gains new commander
Lt. Col. Danielle R. Kirk took command of the 460th Logistics Readiness Squadron from Lt. Col. Samuel Aston June 23, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Col. Shawn Thompson, 460th Mission Support Group commander, presided over the ceremony and transferred the guidon from Aston to Kirk, symbolizing the official change of command. Kirk has more than 10
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Senior Airman Matthew C. Bruce, 460th Space Communication Squadron client system technician, receives the Academic Achievement Award during Airman Leadership School Class 17E graduation June 22, 2017, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. This award was earned by graduating with the highest overall grade at the end of the six-week class. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Holden S. Faul/ released) Airman Leadership School class 17E graduates

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Contractors break ground on several construction projects on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The reconstruction ensures the wing’s priorities of Installation Readiness and the safety of Airmen and families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released) Buckley begins new construction projects
Contractors have recently broke ground on several construction projects on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., to ensure the wing’s priorities of Installation Readiness and the safety of Airmen and Families are met.The 6th Avenue Gate is undergoing the first phase of road realignment construction to provide better traffic flow after the ID checkpoint
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Air Reserve Personnel Center officials released the names of their annual A1 awards nominees here March 2, 2016, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Quinn Jacobson) ARPC mourns loss of teammate
Air Force Major Elgin "Rick" Ross, Chief, Total Force Service Center, assigned to Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center, was pronounced dead at 9:22 a.m., June 17 after being transported to the University of Colorado Hospital June 16."We are heartbroken over the loss of our teammate and friend," said Brig. Gen. Ellen Moore, ARPC commander.
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Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson has approved the reorganization of the Air Force headquarters to establish a Deputy Chief of Staff for Space Operations, who will be a three-star Air Force general officer. Air Force Stands Up New Headquarters Space Directorate
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson has approved the reorganization of the Air Force headquarters to establish a Deputy Chief of Staff for Space Operations, who will be a three-star Air Force general officer.
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Capt. John Red (left), 460th Space Wing Plans and Programs technical advisor, and Capt. Jonathon Hoover, 460th SW Judge Advocate General, review a plan during the Chemical Weapons Convention Treaty training exercise June 6-8, 2017, at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The team provided base support in order to complete the exercise in the most realistic way possible. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Rau) Buckley hosts intricate Chemical Weapon Convention Treaty training exercise
Over the course of three intense training days, Buckley Air Force Base hosted a unique and carefully planned Chemical Weapon Convention Treaty training exercise to test the response of Air Force Major Command Base Assistance Teams in preparation of any possible international challenge inspection.While Buckley is in not a likely candidate for an
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Chief Master Sgt. Rod Lindsey, 460th Space Wing command chief, fills holes and cracks in roads on base with the 460th Civil Engineer Squadron Dirt Boyz June 8, 2017 on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. One of Lindsey’s initiatives as command chief is experiencing the jobs of Team Buckley Airmen first hand. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Andrew Helmkamp/ Released) Command chief hits the streets with the Dirt Boyz

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