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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.)
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News Articles

The Colorado National Guard Biathlon Team attends pre-season training camp and team try out at Snow Mountain Ranch, Granby, Colorado, Dec. 18, 2021. The three-day snow camp included instruction on skate skiing techniques, rifle safety, and marksmanship training. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Lt. Col. Chip Hahn)
Colorado National Guard’s Biathlon Team kicks off pre-season training
By By Lt. Col. Chip Hahn, Colorado National Guard | Jan. 25, 2022
The Colorado National Guard Biathlon Team executed its pre-season training camp and team try out at Snow Mountain Ranch, Granby, Colorado, Dec. 17-19, 2021.

Colorado Army National Guard Soldiers with the 220th Military Police Company monitor an entrance to a neighborhood left in rubble by the Marshall Fire, Jan. 8, 2022, in Louisville, Colorado. Approximately 60 members of the Colorado National Guard helped law enforcement respond to the devastating Marshall Fire in Boulder County. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Ashley Low)
Guardmembers respond to winter wildfire
By By U.S. Army Sgt. Taylor L. Lakey-Tamacori | Jan. 20, 2022
The Marshall Fire ignited near Boulder, Colorado, and quickly engulfed entire neighborhoods in flames. Within 24 hours, Gov. Jared Polis declared a state of emergency. 56 Colorado Army National Guard Soldiers were activated and would spend the next week including New Year’s assisting state and local authorities.

Soldiers of Warrant Officer Candidate School Class 21-001 graduate from the WOC course at 168th Regional Training Institute, Fort Carson, Colorado, Sept. 26, 2021. The class consisted of WOC graduates from the Colorado Army National Guard, Wyoming Army National Guard as well as the U.S. Army Reserve. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Aleah M. Castrejon, 168th Regional Training Institute, Colorado Army National Guard)
Quiet professionals: Soldiers graduate, become Army Warrant Officers
By U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Aleah M. Castrejon | Nov. 10, 2021
Seven Soldiers, who previously served as Non-commissioned Officers, are now defined as officers appointed by warrant by the Secretary of the U.S. Army, based on a sound level of technical and tactical competence.

U.S. Army Sgt. Dane Kastl, a member of the urban search and rescue team with the CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and high-yield Explosives) Enhanced Response Force Package, dons a HAZMAT suit to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 while working on Task Force Test Support. More than 250 Colorado National Guard members were mobilized to help the State Emergency Operations Center and the City and County of Denver with COVID-19 response.  Kastl joined the CERFP rescue team in 2014 (Courtesy photo provided by Kastl).
COVID responder walks Civil War battlefields
By U.S. Army Capt. Remington Henderson, Colorado Army National Guard Public Affairs | Sept. 17, 2021
In July, eleven Soldiers from the Colorado Army National Guard walked the Antietam and Gettysburg battlefields. The National Guard Bureau’s Combat Field Studies Program organized this rare opportunity for the COARNG.

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U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Jacob Smee leads a departure ceremony for Army Space Support Team 16, 117th Space Battalion, Colorado Army National Guard, in preparation for their upcoming deployment to the U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility, Jan. 21, 2021 at Fort Carson, Colorado. Army Space Support Teams provide essential space imagery and intelligence products, analysis, and advice to division operations domestically and in support of contingency operations worldwide. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Maj. William Smith)
Colorado National Guard Army Space Support Team deploys
By Colorado National Guard Public Affairs | Jan. 22, 2022
Six Colorado Army National Guard Soldiers from Army Space Support Team 16, 117th Space Support Battalion, deploying to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility were honored at a departure ceremony at 3:00 p.m. Jan. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Colorado National Guard High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles or Humvees, stage at the Denver Armory, Denver to support the Boulder County Sheriff with traffic control, security operations, and evacuation of displaced citizens from the areas affected by the Marshall Fire in Boulder County, Colorado Dec. 31, 2021. Gov. Jared Polis declared a state of emergency which authorized the use of unarmed CONG assets for law enforcement purposes supporting direct consequences of this event. (Stock photo)
Colorado National Guard to assist with Marshall Fire, COVID testing
By Colorado National Guard Public Affairs | Dec. 31, 2021
Under executive authority, approximately 56 members of the Colorado National Guard are supporting traffic management during the Marshall Fire response in Boulder County, Colorado.

U.S. Air force Col. D. Micah Fesler is the former commander of the Colorado Air National Guard’s 140th Wing. He will be promoted to brigadier general during a ceremony at Buckley Space Force Base, Dec. 30, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. (Official U.S. Air Force stock photo)
Colorado Air National Guard commander promoted to brigadier general
By | Dec. 29, 2021
U.S. Air Force Col. D. Micah Fesler, former commander of the Colorado Air National Guard’s 140th Wing, will be promoted to brigadier general during a ceremony at Buckley Space Force Base, Dec. 30, 2021, at 1:00 p.m.

Airmen perform aircraft turn functions during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at Buckley Space Force Base, Aurora, Colorado, July 28, 2020. This ACE wartime scenario is designed to train maintenance, fuels, and security forces personnel to deploy with equipment to a simulated remote airstrip in order to rearm F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft and then quickly depart. The ACE exercise is designed to increase the operational wartime readiness in order to create a more flexible and adaptable air force while increasing lethality in combat. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. John Rohrer)
Colorado National Guard’s 140th Wing receives Outstanding Unit Award
By 140th Wing Public Affairs | Dec. 20, 2021
The 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, based at Buckley Space Force Base, Aurora, earned the U.S. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for the period Jan. 1, 2019, to Dec. 31, 2020.