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  • New firing range bolsters Buckley’s mission readiness

    The sound of gunshots echoed through the range. The smell of gunpowder filled the air. Empty shells bounced across the ground. Instructors yelled words of encouragement as the bullet hit the target. Buckley Air Force Base opened a new indoor Combat Arms Training and Maintenance facility on base Dec. 19, 2019. The construction was a seven year project between the 460th Security Forces Squadron and the Aurora Police Department.
  • Defenders: guarding the gateway to America’s missile warning wing

    The daily operations of the 460th Space Wing at Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, comprises the second key component of the Air Force mission – Space. While members of Buckley’s total force team analyze the data received every moment of the day so they can provide warning and surveillance for America and its allies, another vital aspect of its mission is the protection of Team Buckley’s personnel and resources. Posted at every entrance throughout the base and mobilized all around Buckley’s area of operation are members of the 460th Security Forces Squadron.
  • Law enforcement pays respect to fallen heroes at Retreat ceremony

    460th Security Forces Squadron Airmen render salutes as the American flag is lowered during a
  • A day as a defender

    Staff Sgt. David Leonard, 460th Space Wing Security Forces Squadron flight chief, aims an M-4