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  • Buckley recognizes Biomedical Sciences Corps Appreciation Week

    The Biomedical Sciences Corps is being recognized during the BSC Appreciation Week, Jan. 23-27, 2017, for their achievements in the medical services.The BSC started as the Sanitary Corps in 1917, which was established to combat infectious diseases. It wasn’t until 1949 that the Air Force Medical Service was officially established, and as the AFMS
  • Innovative Leadership: Robin Olds and Operation BOLO

    Note: This article is the first in a monthly series for 2017, commemorating the 70th anniversary of the US Air Force by recognizing notable events and persons in Air Force history In the pantheon of US Air Force icons, there are few who match Brigadier General Robin Olds in the popular imagination of today’s Airmen.  The son of an important figure
  • Team Buckley chills for the weekend

    SnoFest attendees ride a conveyer belt to the top of the tubing hill Jan. 21, 2017, at Copper Mountain, Colo. SnoFest included family events such as a tubing hill, a cardboard sled derby and a buffet dinner. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)
  • Installation commander addresses community leaders at State of the Base

    Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, seized the opportunity to address local community leaders at the annual State of the Base, Jan. 18, 2017, at the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton in Aurora, Colo.The State of the Base allows the commander of Buckley Air Force Base to review the base’s activities and accomplishments from 2016, and give a
  • Operations group detachment deactivates with years of success after ushering in Block 10 completion

    The 460th Operations Group, Detachment 1 inactivation ceremony was held Jan. 11, 2017, where the guidon flag was ceremoniously rolled up symbolizing the closure.The detachment, located on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. officially inactivates Jan. 31, 2017. The detachment had many responsibilities to keep the 460th Space Wing mission successful.“Det
  • Reservists pilot multi-billion dollar spacecraft solo for first time in decade

    For the first time in over 14 years, the 8th Space Warning Squadron and their sister squadron Detachment 1, 8th Space Warning Squadron provided a full reservist crew to man the Space-Based Missile Warning System, typically operated by 2nd SWS, Jan. 7, 2017, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo.As the associate unit to 2nd SWS, 8th SWS demonstrated their
  • 460th Medical Group achieves Gold Standard

    The 460th Medical Group received a Gold Standard Accreditation after the successful completion of The Joint Commission Inspection. TJC is a not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies health care organizations and programs across the U.S. According to their website, the mission of TJC is to continuously improve health care for the
  • SBIRS Block 10 overcomes hurdles to secure future ops at Buckley

    Like a hawk, the 2nd Space Warning Squadron at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., is on constant watch for the heat signatures across the globe. Rapidly responding, these Airmen are able to detect missile activity anywhere on the planet and send the information up their chain of command.Without a doubt, the space-based missile warning capabilities of
  • Team Buckley families get peek behind operations curtain

    The 460th Operations Group pulls back the curtain to show attendees of Team Buckley Spouse and Family Day operators working and flying the satellites controlled inside the Mission Control Center on Buckley AFB, Colo., Dec. 22, 2016. The event consisted of families given access to see the 460th Space Wing mission up close, with demonstrations from