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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
  • Mississippi, 6th Avenue gates change hours

    Until further notice, the 6th Avenue gate will be open 24/7. The Mississippi gate will be open daily from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.For more information or any questions, call 720-847-9381.
  • Affordable care act has little impact on TRICARE beneficiaries

    The Affordable Care Act, also known as the health care law, was created to expand access to affordable health care coverage, lower costs, and improve quality and care coordination for all Americans.Under the health care law, people will have health coverage that meets a minimum standard (called "minimum essential coverage") by Jan. 1, 2014, qualify
  • Services not open, changing hours due to government shutdown

    Due to the government shutdown, various on-base services will either close or reduce hours. Below is a list of on-base services and their status during the shutdown:Open Normal Hours:Child Development Centers (A-Basin and Crested Butte)Community Activity CenterOutdoor RecreationLodgingNAF Human Relations OfficeMarketingAirman Leadership
  • Buckley to hold on-base exercise

    The 460th Space Wing will host an exercise on Buckley Air Force Base Sept. 24 -26 in conjunction with a Colorado National Guard Civil Support Team composed of Army and Air Force members. The exercise will involve simulated emergency situations to train and assess the performance of base members. During exercise events, the public may witness smoke
  • Hagel announces reduction in civilian furlough days

    Hundreds of thousands of Defense Department civilian employees who have had to take a weekly unpaid day off from work since July 8 are getting some relief, as the total number of furlough days has been reduced from 11 to six, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced today.Here is the complete text of the secretary's announcement:When I announced my
  • AF to change TA approval process for FY14

    Beginning Oct. 1, the Air Force is set to change the approval process for Military Tuition Assistance for Fiscal Year 2014.Pending final DoD approval and release of the AF FY14 MilTA program, Airmen will not be able to apply for FY14 courses until further notice. Once approved, Airmen may submit MilTA requests for FY14 using the Air Force Virtual
  • Officers, enlisted members offered early retirement

    Technical and master sergeants, captains, majors and lieutenant colonels in certain Air Force specialties may apply to retire with fewer than 20 years of active service under the Temporary Early Retirement Authority, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced.Commonly referred to as the 15-year retirement, TERA is one of several force