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  • Commander steps up seatbelt, cell phone policy enforcement

    Some drivers have been disregarding wing policies and the law. This blatant disregard has the attention of the installation commander, which he will not accept. "The lack of seatbelt use on this base is intolerable," said Col. Wayne McGee, 460th Space Wing Commander. "Furthermore, the use of cell phones without a hands-free device while driving is
  • Hours of operation for base services during ORI

    Many base services will be minimally manned due to the Operational Readiness Inspection April 21 - 28. The hours of operation for some frequently visited locations are listed below: Legal office - Monday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Tuesday - Friday the office will be closed except for emergencies and military deploying before May 5. 720-847-6444.
  • Solemn salute: Colorado Guard's last MIA laid to rest

    April 3 was a grey and dreary day when friends and family of Maj. Perry Jefferson gathered in Arlington Cemetery outside Washington, D.C., to lay to rest his remains, 39 years to the day after he went missing in Vietnam. It was on April 3, 1969, that, then, Capt. Jefferson, an intelligence officer with the 120th Tactical Fighter Squadron,
  • 2008 Community Assessment Survey coming to a mail box near you

    Randomly selected service members, reservists and their spouses will soon be receiving the 2008 Community Assessment Survey in their e-mail or "snail" mail boxes. The survey is designed to assist the Airmen and Family Readiness Flight, Family Advocacy Program, Health and Wellness Center, Mental Health Centers, Family Member Programs, and Chaplains
  • Keeping children safe includes talking about drugs

    Each year countless numbers of new parents are reminded of the importance of taking every precaution to keep their children safe. But too many times they forget to talk to them about over-the-counter and prescription drugs. Parents learn from day one about everything from how to hold their children and how to lay them in the crib to bathing them.
  • Buckley structure named 'Best Sustainable Facility in the Air Force'

    A Buckley building was recently named the Air Force's best sustainable facility. The Colorado National Guard's Army Aviation Support Facility, home to helicopter maintenance and flying missions here, took the honor but it will be the design team, Coover-Clark & Associates, that takes home the hardware. "The Air Force's Design Award Program rewards
  • AFAF campaign kicks off

    Buckley Airmen and civilians will have the chance to donate to charities that benefit the Air Force community March 10 to April 16 during this year's Air Force Assistance Fund drive. The AFAF "Commitment to Caring" campaign raises money for four organizations that benefit active duty, Reserve, Guard and retired Air Force people and their families,
  • Push-ups for AFAF

    Seven Airmen participated in the Chief's Push-Up Challenge March 11 at the Fitness Center to raise money for the Air Force Assistance Fund. The event challenged base personnel to do as many push-ups as possible in 10 minutes. The challengers collected donations from friends, family and coworkers for each push-up they did. Throughout the 10 minutes
  • 7-HELP is your line to the new MPE

    The 460th Military Personnel Element rolled out a new phone number March 7 for Team Buckley to call for a quick connection to a personnel technician. The new phone number is 720-847-HELP (4357) and is manned from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. By dialing this new number the customer can quickly be connected to the agency they need service
  • MDG receives AAAHC accreditation

    The 460th Medical Group recently achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, or AAAHC, according to Col. Michael Chyrek, commander of the 460th MDG. Status as an accredited organization means the group has passed a series of rigorous and nationally-recognized standards for the provision of quality health