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Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado, receives a brief on the Colorado Air National Guard’s F-16 Falcon’s mission capabilities from Col. Brian Turner, second from right, 140th Wing commander, at Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, July 17, 2018.

Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado, receives a brief on the Colorado Air National Guard’s F-16 Falcon’s mission capabilities from Col. Brian Turner, second from right, 140th Wing commander, at Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, July 17, 2018. During his tour of Buckley AFB, Hickenlooper had the opportunity to see multiple F-16 takeoffs, then proceeded to the Mission Control Station to learn about the 460th Space Wing’s Space Based Infrared System capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jazmin Smith)

Members of Team Buckley stand with Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado in front of a F-16 Falcon assigned to the Colorado Air National Guard at Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, July 17, 2018.

Members of Team Buckley stand with Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado in front of a F-16 Falcon assigned to the Colorado Air National Guard at Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, July 17, 2018. During his tour of Buckley AFB, Hickenlooper had the opportunity to see multiple F-16 takeoffs, then proceeded to the Mission Control Station to learn about the 460th Space Wing’s Space Based Infrared System capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jazmin Smith)

Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado, far left, receives a brief on the Colorado Air National Guard’s F-16 Falcon’s mission capabilities from Col. Brian Turner, second from right, 140th Wing commander, at Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, July 17, 2018.

Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado, far left, receives a brief on the Colorado Air National Guard’s F-16 Falcon’s mission capabilities from Col. Brian Turner, second from right, 140th Wing commander, at Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, July 17, 2018. The 140th provides the nation with fighter, airlift and space-based early missile warning. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jazmin Smith)

From left to right, Col. Robert Hutt, 460th Operations Group commander, Chief Master Sgt. Tamar Dennis, 460th Space Wing incoming command chief, Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado, and Col. Troy L. Endicott, the 460th Space Wing commander, stand for a group photo in front of the Space Based Infrared System in the Mission Control Station lobby at Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, July 17, 2018.

From left to right, Col. Robert Hutt, 460th Operations Group commander, Chief Master Sgt. Tamar Dennis, 460th Space Wing incoming command chief, Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado, and Col. Troy L. Endicott, the 460th Space Wing commander, stand for a group photo in front of the Space Based Infrared System in the Mission Control Station lobby at Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, July 17, 2018. While on station, Hickenlooper received an in-depth brief on the mission capabilities delivered by the 460th SW, which entails global infrared surveillance, tracking and missile warning for theater and homeland defense. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jazmin Smith)

Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado, far left, receives a briefing from Lt. Col. Michael Kruk, 11th Space Warning Squadron commander, on the Space Based Infrared System in the Mission Control Station lobby at Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, July 17, 2018

Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado, far left, receives a briefing from Lt. Col. Michael Kruk, 11th Space Warning Squadron commander, on the Space Based Infrared System in the Mission Control Station lobby at Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, July 17, 2018. Hickenlooper met with the total-force Airmen assigned to Team Buckley and was briefed on Buckley AFB’s vast mission capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jazmin Smith)

Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado, far left, receives a briefing from Col. Troy Endicott, far right, 460th Space Wing commander, and Lt. Col. Michael Kruk, 11th Space Warning Squadron commander, on the Space Based Infrared System in the Mission Control Station lobby at Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, July 17, 2018.

Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado, far left, receives a briefing from Col. Troy Endicott, far right, 460th Space Wing commander, and Lt. Col. Michael Kruk, 11th Space Warning Squadron commander, on the Space Based Infrared System in the Mission Control Station lobby at Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, July 17, 2018. While on base, Hickenlooper received an in-depth brief on the mission capabilities delivered by the 460th SW, which entails global infrared surveillance, tracking and missile warning for theater and homeland defense. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jazmin Smith)

Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado, bids farewell to Col. Troy Endicott, center, 460th Space Wing commander, and Col. Brian Turner, far left, 140th Wing commander, following a visit at Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, July 17, 2018.

Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado, bids farewell to Col. Troy Endicott, center, 460th Space Wing commander, and Col. Brian Turner, far left, 140th Wing commander, following a visit at Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, July 17, 2018. Hickenlooper met with the total-force Airmen assigned to Team Buckley and was briefed on Buckley AFB’s vast mission capabilities as well as the footprint in the local community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jazmin Smith)

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