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Buckley AFB's host unit, the 460th Space Wing, falls under the direction of 14th Air Force and Air Force Space Command. For its day-to-day operational mission the 460th SW directly supports Combatant Commands across the globe.

Besides being the home of the 460 SW, the base also hosts the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard (COANG), the Navy Operational Support Center, the Aerospace Data Facility-Colorado, the Army Aviation Support Facility and the Air Reserve Personnel Center. These are also known as the "Big Five" mission partners at Buckley.

Buckley AFB truly represents a joint, Total Force and coalition base. This includes 3,100 active duty members from every service, 4,000 National Guard personnel and Reservists, four commonwealth international partners, 2,400 civilians, 2,500 contractors, 36,000 retirees and approximately 40,000 veterans and dependents. The base contributes an estimated $1 billion annually to the local economy.

For more information about the 460th SW click here.
tab140th Wing 
The 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard is unique in that it is comprised of four groups, 11 squadrons, and three geographically separated units. The 140th Wing operates three missions that fall under three different commands. More info.
tabAir Force Reserve Command 
In fulfilling its mission, ARPC is in constant contact with the Air Staff, the director of the Air National Guard, the chief of Air Force Reserve, major commands, field operating agencies and individual reservists. During contingency operations or war, the Center receives direction and guidance through the Air Force Crisis Action Team. The Center orders individual Air Force Reserve personnel and members of the Retired Reserve and Retired Regular Air Force to extended active duty, as required during national emergencies and as provided by law.  More info.
tabColorado Army National Guard 
The Colorado Army National Guard trains and readies forces and develops leaders; on order, mobilizes to support the National Military Strategy and, at the call of the Governor, protects and supports Colorado citizens and property. More info.
tabNavy Information Operations Command Colorado 
The Navy Information Operations Command Colorado originally stood up Nov. 1, 1995, as the Navy Security Group Activity Denver. The unit quickly grew from a small Navy detachment with less than 30 Sailors to a command with more than 170 Navy personnel.
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