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F-16 Fighting Falcons arrive in Colorado 
By Army National Guard Maj. Adam Morgan, Colorado National Guard Historian 
F-16 

Colorado Air National Guard F-16 Fighting Falcon (CONG archives)

On Aug. 28, 1991, the first F-16 Fighting Falcons arrived in Colorado, replacing the 120th Fighter Squadron's aging A-7 jets.

Since Sept. 11, 2001, the 120th has deployed four times to fly missions in Iraq with the F-16s.

7/25/2015