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The CONG Public Affairs Office (PAO) is located at:

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Colorado National Guard
6848 S. Revere Pkwy.
Centennial, CO 80112

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For public queries (M-F, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.)
call 720-250-1058.

News Articles

A Colorado National Guard Small Unit Support Vehicle used by Snow Response Teams to support domestic operations during blizzard, flood, etc., responses. The SUSVs are also used by Infantry troops, Special Forces teams, etc., for traversing challenging terrain during overseas contingency operations. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Michael Hunnisett)
Colorado National Guard rescues motorists from a bomb cyclone
By Staff Sgt. Joseph K. VonNida, Colorado National Guard Public Affairs | April 16, 2019
A bomb cyclone is a phenomenon in which barometric pressure drops rapidly, typically creating hurricane force winds and heavy precipitation.

Royal Jordanian Air Force 1st Sgt. Shhab Almadadha, weapons technician, and Warrant Officer Mahmoud Alsaleh, aircraft structural technician, at left and right, both assigned to the Royal Jordanian Air Force at Muwaffaq Salti Air Base, Azraq, Jordan, discuss structural maintenance procedures with U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Steve Frederick, structural aircraft maintenance supervisor, Colorado Air National Guard, while looking at structural components in the engine bay of an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado, March 6, 2019. The RJAF visit focused on troubleshooting methods, equipment used in each unit, and work protocols within the safety and maintenance units of both forces. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Bobbie Reynolds)
Caffeine, wrenches strengthen Jordan-Colorado partnership
By Staff Sgt. Bobbie Reynolds, 140th Wing Public Affairs, Colorado Air National Guard | March 29, 2019
Building relationships by sharing different cultural experiences is what makes the National Guard Bureau’s State Partnership Program so special. Since 2004, the Colorado National Guard and the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army have been traveling back and forth, learning about each other’s culture, while strengthening interoperability within each of the military forces through the exchange of information and best practices.

U.S. Veterans Affairs Western Colorado Health Care System Director Michael T. Kilmer, left, and the Adjutant General of Colorado U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Michael Loh review the layout of the new Western Region One Source Dec. 20, 2019, in Grand Junction, Colorado.  The former Colorado National Guard armory is the new home of the Western Region One Source. The facility will help connect Western Slope service members, veterans, and their families with service providers.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Elena O’Bryan)
Colorado helps Western Slope veterans, families live grand
By Elena O'Bryan, Colorado National Guard Public Affairs | Feb. 28, 2019
A vacant armory, where several Colorado National Guard units trained for warfight and homeland defense missions between 1959 and 2015, stands in the heart of the Grand Valley on Colorado’s Western Slope.

U.S. Army Spc. Tristan Ivkov, Infantryman, 1st Battalion, 157th Infantry (Mountain), Colorado Army National Guard identifies a target during the International Sniper Competition at Fort Benning, Georgia, in October 2018. (Photo courtesy Josaphat Orozco photography)
Calm, cool, collected, Colorado National Guard snipers draw from heritage to create legacy
By By Staff Sgt. Joseph K VonNida, Colorado National Guard | Jan. 25, 2019
Throughout history, snipers have had two basic roles: deliver long range precision direct fire and collect battlefield information. Their heritage can be traced to the Revolutionary War.

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Families of deployed Colorado National Guard members were hosted at the Governor's Mansion, Denver, Mar. 12, 2016. The children played a variety of games, along with an Easter egg hunt, and were read to by The First Lady of Colorado, Mrs. Robin Hickenlooper, wife of Gov. John Hickenlooper. The Adjutant General of Colorado Maj. Gen. H. Michael Edwards along with other CONG senior leaders were in attendance to show support for the Soldiers and Airmen separated from their families in support of overseas contingency operations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Nicole Manzanares/Released)
Colorado Governor hosts National Guard families at Easter Egg Roll at Boettcher Mansion
By | April 16, 2019
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and First Gentleman Marlon Reis will host an Easter Egg Roll at the Boettcher Mansion for families of deployed service members April 17, 2019.

A Soldier with the Colorado National Guard tackles a rope traverse obstacle during the 2018 Best Warrior Competition April 15, 2018, at Fort Carson, Colorado. The Colorado Army National Guard winner advanced to the Region 7 Best Warrior Competition in New Mexico (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Ashley Low)
Colorado National Guard Soldiers, Airmen compete to become Best Warrior
By | April 10, 2019
Colorado National Guard Soldiers and Airmen will participate in the state's annual Best Warrior Competition at Fort Carson, Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 11-14, 2019.

Colorado Army National Guard M973A1 Small Unit Support Vehicle crews search for stranded motorists in Colorado March 14, 2019, during Winter Storm Ulmer. Governor Jared Polis activated Colorado National Guard snow response teams to save lives and reduce suffering. The SUSV can traverse almost any terrain. (Photo courtesy Rattlesnake Fire Protection District)
Governor activates Colorado National Guard for another bomb cyclone
By | April 10, 2019
Colorado Governor Jared Polis has activated the Colorado National Guard to support potential rescue requests from the state and local jurisdictions to save stranded motorists in Colorado during winter storm Wesley, the second bomb cyclone to hit the state during 2019.

Two Black Hawk helicopters, equipped with aerial water buckets, from the Chief Warrant Officer 5 David R. Carter Army Aviation Support Facility at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado, depart the Spring Fire helibase, in Fort Garland, Colorado, to support fire suppression efforts July 3, 2018.  On order of the Governor, the standing Joint Task Force - Centennial commands and integrates CONG forces to support civil authorities in assisting Colorado, or supported states, during times of crisis and disaster, to save lives, prevent suffering, and mitigate great property damage. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Nicole Manzanares)
Colorado National Guard supports civil authorities with aerial water bucket operations at Black Bridge Fire
By | April 5, 2019
The Colorado National Guard is supporting Bent County fire suppression efforts near Las Animas, Colorado, at the request of local authorities.