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News Articles

Bulgarian Special Operations Forces and U.S. Army Green Berets assigned to 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne) ride together aboard an MH-60M Blackhawk from the U.S. Army’s 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) at Novo Selo Training Area, Bulgaria, June 14, 2019, as part of Trojan Footprint 19. Trojan Footprint is an annual U.S. Special Operations Command Europe-led exercise that incorporates Allied and partner special operations forces. This year's exercise brought together 1400 SOF from ten nations for training over land, sea and air across Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and the Black Sea. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Pena)
Trojan Footprint brings Green Beret Citizen Soldiers to Black Sea region
By Story by Sgt. 1st Class Whitney Hughes | Aug. 14, 2019
When most people imagine the U.S. Army National Guard, they might think of Soldiers responding to domestic disasters, Guardsmen cradling a child through waist-deep flood waters, or blazing through blizzards in HUMVEE’s. What isn’t typically seen are the pivotal roles Green Berets and Soldiers of the Army’s 19th and 20th Special Forces Groups (Airborne) play in special operations around the world. 

The 233d Space Group situates its vehicle for a field exercise.
What should a U.S. Space Force look like? (commentary)
By Lt. Col. Andrew Diederich | Aug. 13, 2019
Indeed, so much of what the global public relies upon for work and life depends on space

National Guard Arctic Interest Council members, left to right, U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 5 Charles Zanoff, Colorado Army National Guard, U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Shawn Cloutheir, New York Air National Guard, U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Gregory Day, Oregon Army National Guard, and, U.S. Army Brig. Gen. David E. Wood, Pennsylvania Army National Guard watch as a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientist in Boulder, Colorado, demonstrates equipment associated with surface sensors that monitor the rapidly changing Arctic climate.   The NG AIC met in Golden, Colorado, June 25-27, 2019, to consult with local experts on environmental changes occurring in the Arctic and to chart a way forward for military operations in the region.
Colorado hosts Golden opportunity for the National Guard in the Arctic
By Elena O’Bryan, Colorado National Guard Public Affairs | Aug. 7, 2019
The National Guard Arctic Interest Council met in Golden, Colorado, June 25-27, 2019. The NG AIC consulted with local experts on environmental changes occurring at the North Pole and charted a way forward to “identify capability gaps and pursue potential sourcing solutions.”

Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Esteban, a crew chief with the 140th Maintenance Squadron, enjoys a hug from his children prior to deploying at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., April 21, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Eric Amidon)
140th Wing returns from a deployment in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, NATO in Afghanistan
By U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. John Rohrer | Aug. 2, 2019
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, Commander-in-Chief of the Colorado National Guard, will welcome home Aug. 4 2019, more than 300 Airmen from the 140th Wing who deployed for four months to Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and the NATO’s Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan.

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U.S. Air Force Col. D. Micah Fesler assumes command of the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard in a ceremony 3 p.m. Aug. 16, 2019, on Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado. A command pilot with more than 2,000 flight hours, Fesler most recently served as the Joint Staff, J-8, Special Access Program Coordinator at the Pentagon, in Washington D.C. His responsibilities included managing Joint Staff Special Access Program aspects for programmatic, strategic, and contingency planning to support the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Combatant Commanders and the Director Joint Staff J-8. (Photo courtesy U.S. Air Force)
Colorado Air National Guard’s 140th Wing welcomes new leadership
By | Aug. 16, 2019
The 140th Wing of the Colorado Air National Guard will welcome its newest commander during an assumption of command ceremony 3 p.m. Aug. 16, 2019, at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora.

Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Esteban, a crew chief with the 140th Maintenance Squadron, enjoys a hug from his children prior to deploying at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., April 21, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Eric Amidon)
140th Wing returns from a deployment in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, NATO in Afghanistan
By U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. John Rohrer | Aug. 2, 2019
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, Commander-in-Chief of the Colorado National Guard, will welcome home Aug. 4 2019, more than 300 Airmen from the 140th Wing who deployed for four months to Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and the NATO’s Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan.

The Colorado National Guard’s Weapons of Mass Destruction-8th Civil Support Team will host elected officials and community partners at a groundbreaking ceremony for a Vehicle Ready Bay Building, July 12, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado.
Colorado National Guard breaks ground on 8th Civil Support Team building at Buckley Air Force Base
By Elena O'Bryan | July 11, 2019
The Colorado National Guard’s Weapons of Mass Destruction-8th Civil Support Team will host elected officials and community partners at a groundbreaking ceremony for a Vehicle Ready Bay Building, July 12, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado.

U.S. Soldiers of Special Operations Detachment-Korea, a Colorado Army National Guard unit, are welcomed home after serving nine months in Afghanistan, at Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum in Denver, Colo., Dec. 21, 2014. During their deployment, SOD-K personnel assisted in the International Security Assistance Force campaign to transition U.S./NATO efforts to a functionally based Security Force Assistance mission. SOD-K is the last Colorado National Guard unit deployed in support of operations Afghanistan. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by 2nd Lt. Cheresa D. Clark/Released)
Colorado National Guard Soldiers return from deployment to the Middle East
By Elena O'Bryan | June 27, 2019
The Colorado National Guard will welcome home about 40 Soldiers from Special Operations Detachment-Korea during a ceremony June 28, 2019, at 2 p.m., at the Colorado Army National Guard’s Regional Training Institute, Fort Carson, Colorado.