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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012

CONTACT:
Air National Guard Capt. Kinder Blacke
720-847-9558
 

BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (10/31/12) – The 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard is deploying on a three-month mission in support of Air Force Central Command and the ongoing Overseas Contingency Operations.  

The majority of the deploying members will be departing on Thursday, Nov. 1.

Media wishing to come to Buckley Air Force Base to cover the departure, the 140th Wing Public Affairs office will be escorting media on and off base at the following times:

Media show time at Mississippi Gate is 4:45 pm.

Media departs base at approx. 6:50 pm.

Family members will be present to say farewell to their loved ones. Interviews can be coordinated through the 140th Wing public affairs officer.

For assignment editors: In order to enter Buckley Air Force Base, media must enter at the Mississippi Avenue gate (just east of the Tower Road and Mississippi Avenue intersection) NO LATER THAN the above-listed times. Media representatives will be required to provide their drivers' licenses, vehicle registration and proof of insurance. Media will be escorted to and from the event by convoy.

Please contact Capt. Kinder Blacke, 140th Wing Public Affairs at 720-847-9558, or cell -720-670-7062, kinder.blacke@ang.af.mil with any questions.

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10/31/2012