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  • Jamaica to America: Airman starts new

    Few have the courage to leave their native country and serve in the United States military. For Airman Alfred Grannell, 460th Space Wing Comptroller Squadron budget analyst assigned to Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., it was the perfect opportunity to start a new journey on a solid foundation.“My fiancée and I had other plans, but suddenly I had the
  • Once a dream, now a reality

    Unlike most, Christopher McCune, 460th Space Wing historian, knew what he wanted to be when he grew up. He knew his future would revolve around the past.“On my sixth birthday, my mom and my grandparents took me to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, which was called the Natural History Museum at the time,” said the Colorado native. “From that
  • 460th Comptroller Squadron change of command

    Maj. Christopher Humphrey, 460th Comptroller Squadron commander, assumes command Dec. 12, 2016, during the 460th CPTS change of command ceremony on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. A change of command ceremony represents the formal transfer of responsibility from an outgoing commander to their successor. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob
  • Buckley Inspector General ensures base efficiency

    “We are the eyes and ears of the commander,” said Pamela Worrell, 460th Space Wing Inspector General. Working directly with Col. David Miller Jr., 460th SW commander, the inspector general works to increase the wing’s efficiency by focusing on managing complaints, base inspections and fraud, waste and abuse cases. “It’s our job to look under the
  • Buckley children visit the North Pole

    The North Pole sign points children towards Santa Claus and presents Dec. 3, 2016, at a Breakfast with Santa event on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The event included free breakfast, pictures with Santa Claus, and a free present for every child. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)
  • Tree lighting honors Airmen lost to drunk drivers

    Julie Legg, mother of Senior Airman Kristopher Mansfield, speaks during a tree lighting ceremony Dec. 1, 2016, honoring her son and Senior Airman Michael Synder at the 460th Space Communications Squadron on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The ceremony stands as a reminder of the two Airmen who were tragically taken too soon by drunk drivers. (U.S.
  • AFSPC Surgeon General tours Buckley medical facilities

    Airman 1st Class Lukas M. Henson, 460th Medical Group pharmacy technician on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., explains his job to Col. John R. Andrus, Air Force Space Command Surgeon General Nov. 30th, 2016, at the pharmacy on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Henson helped brief the Surgeon General on the duties and responsibilities of pharmacy
  • Buckley champions base process improvement

    Team Buckley leadership has started a new initiative, called the Champions Program, which aims to overhaul the base’s processes through community feedback. “Back in September the wing commander held an offsite comprised of the wing's senior leaders to refine the wing's strategic intent,” said Chief Master Sgt. Jackson Helzer, 460th Mission Support
  • Team Buckley kicks off holiday season with annual tree lighting

    Members of Team Buckley gather at the 460th Space Wing Headquarters building for the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony Nov. 30, 2016, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The tree lighting ceremony included refreshments, carolers and even a visit from Santa Claus. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Holden S. Faul/ Released)