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  • SMSgt Isreal Del Toro teaches Team Buckley resilience

    Senior Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro, 98th Flying Training Squadron accelerated freefall training program superintendent, shares his story of overcoming adversity with members of Team Buckley, Dec. 20, 2018, at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Del Toro was injured in Afghanistan, Dec. 4, 2005, and became the first 100 percent disabled Airman to reenlist
  • Local community comes together to memorialize fallen Colorado veterans

    For three nights, the stars were mirrored over two and a half acres as more than 6,000 luminaries flickered, each representing a life sacrificed in service to the nation. From Nov. 29 to Dec. 1, 2018, volunteers trickled in from the local community to assist in setting up, and then lighting the luminaries at the Colorado Freedom Memorial in Aurora, Colorado.
  • "We Heard You"

    Traffic at the Mississippi Gate had been backed up for months due to the large number of commercial trucks coming onto the base. On one hand, it was a positive indicator of the base’s modernization and growth. On the other, it was a constant thorn that created serious safety and morale issues for many of our employees using Mississippi every morning. Fortunately, you spoke and “We Heard You.”
  • SBIRS partnership with Missile Defense Agency Persists Despite Hurricane Florence

    Recently a team of warfighters from the 460th Operations Group came together August 29 through September 14, 2018 to help support the ground test, GTD-07b, hosted by the Missile Defense Agency at the Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  This international ground test addressed the defense of United
  • Team Buckley hosts ADC

    Capt. Reginald Luper, 2nd Space Warning Squadron deputy flight commander, speaks to attendees of the Aurora Defense Council during a tour Nov. 15, 2018, at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The tour allowed members of the ADC to get a first-hand look at Buckley AFB’s unique mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alyssa Duprey)
  • Cyber Deterrence; Team Buckley’s Warrior Airmen

    According to the Air Force Cyber Secure Campaign in 2016, 86 percent of the 8.2 million DoD e-mails received are malicious and blocked. U.S. adversaries use cyber tools to attempt to steal classified information and to copy intellectual property. Terrorists are on a persistent endeavor to obtain data and it is up to the Armed Forces to deter them. Recently, Buckley Air Force Base was handpicked alongside of six other bases to pilot a new program called Network As A Service, or NAAS, which will benchmark the way cyber deterrence in the United States Air Force is accomplished across the globe. Airmen who belong to the 460th Space Communication Squadron will no longer be limited to fixing technical issues, they will be defending our nation from very real cyber attacks
  • Mission First, people always: Continuum of Care

    Too frequently healthy Airmen will arrive on station and slowly allow stressors in their life to overwhelm them. How and why do we let this happen?Col. Robert Riegel, 460th Space Wing vice commander, and helping agencies on Buckley Air Force Base came together, determined to find an answer. After researching, they concluded agencies offered