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  • 1st Buddhist chaplain meditates on future

    The U.S. Air Force is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year with the theme of Breaking Barriers, highlighting how far it’s come since 1947. Although every aspect of the USAF has been improved over that time, there are still no signs of slowing down. In fact, Chaplain (1st Lt.) Brett Campbell, 460th Space Wing Buddhist chaplain, broke a barrier
  • Law enforcement pays respect to fallen heroes at Retreat ceremony

    460th Security Forces Squadron Airmen render salutes as the American flag is lowered during a Retreat ceremony May 15, 2017, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The Retreat ceremony recognizes fallen civilian and military law enforcement officers with the 21-gun salute, the playing of TAPS and the National Anthem. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob
  • ALS class 17-D graduates

    Airman Leadership School graduates stand together May 11, 2017, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. ALS is a course where Airmen learn supervisory skills necessary to succeed in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)
  • 2nd Space Warning Squadron receives new commander

    Lt. Col. Shannon DaSilva assumes command of the 2nd Space Warning Squadron from Lt. Col. April Wimmer May 11, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Col. Lorenzo Bradley, 460th Operational Group commander, presided over the ceremony and began the transfer of the guidon between Wimmer and DaSilva. From her official biography, DaSilva’s previous
  • Colorado’s top service members recognized by community at AFRL

    The Aurora Chamber of Commerce hosted the 41st Annual Armed Forces Recognition Luncheon May 5, at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Denver.The AFRL is an event which recognizes the service of Colorado’s men and women in uniform. Active-duty, guardsmen and reservists from each branch of the military were nominated and awarded for their outstanding
  • MQT graduates first official class of space operators

    Sixty Airmen from Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., had the honor of being the first official graduating class of Mission Qualification Training May 3, 2017. Mission Qualification Training is the secondary part of training that all of Buckley AFB’s space operators receive to become certified and familiarized with the base’s specific weapon system. The
  • Military youth discover parent’s investigator, operator duties

    Children, parents and friends participated in the national “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day” April 27, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day” is a nationwide educational program where parents bring their children to their work-centers for a day to explain, or teach what they do.The Air Force Office of
  • A mile high final salute

    Military members have a bond incomparable to any other career in the world; the sacrifice of another member is forever respected. By performing at hundreds of funeral ceremonies annually, the members of the Mile High Honor Guard, located on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., displays that respect first-hand. “It doesn’t matter what their job was,
  • Revitalizing Air Force Squadrons initiative elevates Buckley’s voice

    Throughout the week of April 24 – 28 Team Buckley members were given the unique opportunity to provide honest and candid feedback on the best way to improve their units as part of the Revitalize Air Force Squadrons initiative.The program was set in motion by Gen. Dave Goldfein, Air Force Chief of Staff, who championed it as a way to enhance, what
  • Security Forces ups their game

    Suddenly, a vehicle appeals in the rear-view mirror. A bright light flashes, followed by a loud, paralyzing bang. By the time the suspect is capable of realizing what’s happening and decides to react, their vehicle is surrounded by eight armed military personnel screaming demands through the window. Members of the 460th Security Forces Squadron