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  • Active duty military can ride free on RTD until Dec. 31

    The Regional Transportation District, or RTD Board of Directors approved a resolution allowing active-duty military personnel to ride free on all RTD services through the end of the year. Beginning Nov. 1 through Dec. 31 all active members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reserves are entitled to ride free on
  • Free internet web hosting offered to military personnel

    It has been said communication is the key to almost everything people do. The American Legion Department of Colorado realizes the importance of keeping in touch with family and friends while they serve, and thinks the gift of communication is a good thing to provide our American family - our Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen
  • LADSC Waiver Program begins Oct. 30

    Beginning noon CST Oct. 30, master and technical sergeants in specific overage Air Force specialty codes may apply to have certain active duty service commitments waived allowing them to retire if eligible. The Limited Active Duty Service Commitment Waiver Program forgives the following ADSCs for master and technical sergeants who will have 20
  • Staff Sgt. Pourshia Chambers-Motley, 460th Mission Support Squadron

    Staff Sgt. Pourshia Chambers-Motley, from the 460th Mission Support Squadron, is Team Buckley's Star Performer for the week of Oct. 30 through Nov. 2. Name: Pourshia Chambers-Motley Unit: 460th Mission Support Squadron Time in Service: Seven years and two months Duty Title: Assistant noncommissioned officer in charge of customer service Hometown:
  • Buckley to celebrate The Great American Smokeout

    Quitters will find camaraderie and support Nov. 16 when thousands of Americans avoid tobacco use for the day or for good. For 30 years, more smokers have kicked the habit during the Great American Smokeout than any other day of the year. This year the Buckley Health and Wellness Center will be sponsoring several Smokeout events. Active-duty
  • Local Marine Reserve Unit returns from Operation Iraqi Freedom

    Approximately 130 Marines and Sailors from Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion 14th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division stationed here returned home today from service with 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, or I MEF, in Iraq. These Colorado Marines were called to active duty in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom on Dec. 1. They departed Buckley Jan. 2 for
  • Buckley announces November promotions

    Congratulations to the following November promotees (listed by projected rank): 460th Space Communications Squadron Master Sgt. Herbert Ancog Staff Sgt. Jason Zuress Senior Airman Andrew Bigoney Senior Airman Miles Christensen Senior Airman Alexander Parsons Senior Airman Bryan Turner Senior Airman Logan Tuttle 566th Information Operations Squadron
  • When it snows - remember the snowline

    This week's snow storm was just a sample of what we can expect at Buckley Air Force Base this winter. For those who work at Buckley, it's a good idea to call the 460th Space Wing snowline at 720-847-SNOW (7669), before they forge out into the storm. This line is updated anytime delayed-reporting or early-release procedures are implemented. Normally
  • Deployed servicemembers who are Colorado residents can vote via e-mail and fax

    A new initiative allows servicemembers deployed outside the United States to request, receive and return absentee ballots via e-mail and fax during the voting season. Colorado will now accept e-mail requests for absentee ballots and process e-mail ballots returned through the Defense Department's Electronic Transmission Service. To request an
  • CARs to assist Airmen with TSGLI benefits

    Members who have Servicemembers Group Life Insurance are now eligible for Traumatic Servicemembers Group Life Insurance, or TSGLI. TSGLI coverage is a tax-free lump sum payment ranging from $25,000 to $100,000, depending on the extent of the injury. Coverage for SGLI holders is automatic at an increase in their premiums of $1 per month. The