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  • Space operators represents Buckley, AF at grueling triathlon

    The gun goes off, everyone sprints for the water, and all that can be heard for a mile is the frantic splashing of competitors trying to swim faster than the person next to them.They leap out of the water and jump on a bike, pedaling as fast as their legs can move. It takes coordination, concentration and an attack plan to push through the grueling
  • Heisman Trophy winner visits Buckley

    Former All-American, Heisman Trophy winner and National Football League running back Herschel Walker spoke to service members June 8 at the fitness center on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Walker has an illustrious athletic career which includes being a part of the men’s Olympic bobsled team in 1992, a professional mixed martial arts career, a black belt in tae kwon do and even a performance with the Fort Worth Ballet. Now he travels the country speaking to service members about his own experiences and the admiration he has for military members.
  • 460th OG, Det. 1 wins McKee Award

    The 460th Operations Group, Detachment 1, Boulder, Colorado, won the 2015 Gen. Seth J. McKee Award. The award, presented annually, recognizes the best overall Space Warning Squadron in Air Force Space Command that made the most significant contributions in support of the overall space mission.“There are four main factors that determine who is
  • Buckley Youth Center holds College and Career Expo

    Sue Kimball, Ent Credit Union lending consultant, speaks with Kai Kurtz, a Buckley Air Force Base youth, June 3, 2016, during a College and Career Expo at the youth center on Buckley AFB, Colo. The expo educated Buckley AFB’s youth on the benefits of saving money at an early age and the different options available to them. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • Buckley congratulates Master Sgt. selects

    Sixteen Master Sgt. selects stand together June 3, 2016, at the Panther Den on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The rank of Master Sgt. is the first in the senior non-commissioned officer ranks and signifies a significant accomplishment in an enlisted Airman’s career. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke W. Nowakowski/Released)
  • Air Force changes utility allowance for privatized housing residents

    The Air Force revised its utility allowance policy May 18 to ensure quality on-base housing for military families and continue to cover utility costs for the average energy consumer.For new tenants, the revised policy for the majority of residents will now be calculated using monthly meter readings instead of a five-year average with a 10-percent
  • Team Buckley members promoted to next rank

    Master Sgt. David Kechter, 460th Security Forces Squadron standards and evaluation superintendent , reads the senior noncommissioned officer creed May 31, 2016, to Buckley Air Force Base’s newest master sergeant, Master Sgt. Travis Rathje, 460th Space Communications Squadron plans and resources section chief, during the May promotion ceremony at
  • Buckley holds Hearts Apart event for military spouses

    Cindy Darugna, Buckley Airman & Family Readiness Center Military Family Life counselor, provides Chief Master Sgt. Brian Cain, 460th Security Forces manager, with Military Family Life Counseling literature May 19, 2016, during a Hearts Apart event on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. MFLC works with families, individuals, couples and children to
  • Aurora Chamber of Commerce recognizes outstanding Service members

    Award winners stand together May 13, 2016, after the Armed Forces Recognition Luncheon at the Doubletree Stapleton Hotel in Denver. The Aurora Chamber of Commerce along with local businesses hosts the annual lunch to recognize and honor the growing number of active duty, guard and reserve Service members throughout the area. (U.S. Air Force photo