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  • Buckley celebrates Public Service Recognition Week

    Public recognition is often given to military bases for their contributions to defense around the world. But not all people who are part of the military base team wear a uniform.  In fact, many government civilian employees who have prior military service now devote their civilian careers to the base mission, while others have never donned a
  • Academy grad returns to the mat for chance at becoming a champion

    Coming from a small town in southern Pennsylvania, 1st Lt. Clayton Gable, 2nd Space Warning Squadron supervisory statistician, grew up in a family that had a heritage in wrestling."My dad was the head wrestling coach at the high school and one of the most successful wrestlers in our schools history, as well as a Division 1 wrestler," Gable said.
  • Honoring those who paved the way

    Members of a Northern Colorado Honor Flight return May 2, 2016, in Denver. The flight provided former military members the opportunity to visit Washington D.C. and see all of the sights that the nation's capital holds. Included in the Honor Flight were members that fought in World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and Iraq. The Northern Colorado Honor Flight
  • One candle for millions

    The doors opened and I am pushed inside with a large group of people. We were packed in so tight, I tried to make myself smaller just so I can have a few extra inches around me to breathe only to have what little space I was able to spare filled by another body. The doors closed and I could barely move. I only traveled up three floors in an
  • Buckley hosts first quarter awards

    Congratulations to all the Team Buckley first quarter award winners for 2016.460th SW quarterly award winnersAirman of the Quarter: Airman 1st Class Douglas Whitaker, 460th Mission Support GroupNCO of the Quarter: Staff Sgt. Benjamin Sherman, 460th Operations GroupSenior NCO of the Quarter: Senior Master Sgt. David Carr, 460th OGCompany Grade
  • 743D MIB volleyball tournament for Commander’s Cup

    Members of the 743d Military Intelligence Battalion compete in an annual volleyball tournament April 28, 2016, at the Buckley Fitness Center on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Held over a two-day period, the tournament involved three teams and encouraged friendly inter-battalion competition. 
  • Buckley Youth wins Colorado Military Youth of the Year

    "I grew up with my great grandma, but I spent a lot of time with my grandma, my mother and my five aunts," said Ernesto Flores, 2016 Colorado Military Youth of the Year. "That's a lot of females to be around and with no male father figure around it is kind of hard to see and understand what a guy is supposed to do."No matter his background, Flores
  • Chapel luncheons nourish troops physically, spiritually

    In the fall of 2001, approximately 30 people gathered for the first Buckley Air Force Base Chapel luncheon.The event, started as a vision of Debbie Cruz, 460th Space Wing Chapel secretary, has grown from a small gathering held in a modular building to a large assembly in the chapel fellowship hall."It's really great because it really brings