Colorado Air National Guard members save lives during arctic blast
By John Rohrer, 140th Wing Public Affairs | Feb. 14, 2023
In late December 2022, an extreme cold weather system threatened the lives of the unhoused population in Denver, Colorado, and surrounding communities. This prompted Gov. Jared Polis to activate the Colorado National Guard to assist local authorities with staffing warming shelters as ambient temperatures were expected to hover around -10 degrees Fahrenheit for several nights, just before the Christmas holiday.
Colorado National Guard Biathlon Team competes in National Guard race
By U.S. Army Lt. Col. Chip Hahn, Colorado National Guard | Feb. 2, 2023
The Colorado National Guard Biathlon Team competed at the National Guard Western Region races held Jan. 13-15, 2023, in Casper, Wyoming.
The three-day competition consisted of one training day and two individual races: a sprint race and a pursuit race. The event included 34 Guard members from six states, including Colorado, California, Montana, South Dakota, Washington, and Wyoming.
Colorado National Guard belonging initiative drives employee awareness
By By Sgt. 1st Class. Joseph K. VonNida, Colorado National Guard | Jan. 5, 2023
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion can be an uncomfortable topic for military leaders, service members, and the civilian workforce. But the meaning behind them, belonging, is the driving force that builds the readiness and lethality of the people tasked to deploy, fight and win the nation’s wars and maintain global vigilance, reach and power.