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  • 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
  • Team Buckley bolsters its emergency preparedness

    On Jun. 21, 2018, the 460th Force Support Squadron partnered with the 130th Special Operations FSS on Buckley Air Force Base to conduct Search and Recovery Training in order to bolster emergency preparedness. “This training is going to prepare the team as best it can mentally,” said William House, 460th FSS readiness chief. “We have to be prepared for an emergency response no matter what.”
  • Buckley AFB ALS creates history

    Change. It’s an inevitable force for most but a way of life for the military. One shop at Buckley Air Force Base is going through a major change in a short amount of time.Buckley AFB’s Airman Leadership School is expanding its capabilities in order to better support Team Buckley. Until just a few short months ago, the schoolhouse was only able to
  • SBIRS Block 10 overcomes hurdles to secure future ops at Buckley

    Like a hawk, the 2nd Space Warning Squadron at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., is on constant watch for the heat signatures across the globe. Rapidly responding, these Airmen are able to detect missile activity anywhere on the planet and send the information up their chain of command.Without a doubt, the space-based missile warning capabilities of
  • Space-based missile warning continues expansion

    Our Air Force's space-based missile warning program has a robust history stemming from the 1960s through the present.  As these programs have evolved over the decades, their continued presence demonstrates their necessity to ensuring our national defense.The United States' first true operational satellite defense program was known as the Missile
  • CMSAF speaks on future of Air Force with Buckley Airmen

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody met with the Airmen of Buckley and toured the base March 4-5 at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. to thank the Airmen and their families and discuss the importance of Buckley's mission.While on Buckley, Cody held an enlisted call for junior enlisted Airmen and another for senior NCOs. He also met with
  • 460th competes in Panther Challenge

    Members of the 460th Space Wing joined together in August to participate in the 460th SW Panther Challenge on base.The challenge was held Aug. 4 - 13 and included the 2nd and 8th Space Warning Squadrons, 460th Security Forces Squadron, and 460th Medical Group.The Panther Challenge was developed to provide members of Team Buckley an opportunity to