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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

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 deploys to Afghanistan in support of NATO and Operation Freedom’s Sentinel
By Capt. Cheresa Clark | May 23, 2019
The Colorado Air National Guard’s 140th Wing based at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado, deployed more than 300 Airmen to Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and the NATO’s Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan.

U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Jose Alfaro, 140th Wing Security Forces, Colorado Air National Guard, escorts members of the Royal Jordanian Air Force on a tour of the Chief Warrant Officer 5 Dave Carter Army Aviation Support Facility at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado, Feb. 5, 2019. The meeting between Jordanians and senior enlisted leaders aimed to foster strong relationships between forces as well as enhance Jordanian enlisted policy and practices.  Jordan and Colorado have been partners since 2004. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Staff Sgt. Austin Harvill)
Partnership builds trusted frontline leaders in Colorado, Jordan
By Staff Sgt. Austin Harvill | May 16, 2019
Royal Jordanian Air Force senior enlisted leaders arrived at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado, Feb. 4, 2019, for a Non-commissoned Officer National Guard State Partnership Program event.

Command Sgt. Maj. Russell A. Hamilton retires after more than 33 years of service April 6, 2019, during a ceremony at the Peterson Air and Space Museum, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Hamilton entered active duty July 25, 1986, and served in various positions including an armored crewman, tank commander, platoon sergeant and many more on active duty before he transferred to the Colorado Army National Guard Active Guard and Reserve program. During his time with the COARNG, he served in the 100th Missile Defense Brigade (Ground-based Midcourse Defense) as an element crewmember, brigade master evaluator and other positions before assuming responsibility as the state command sergeant major of the COARNG. Hamilton looks forward to retirement with his wife, Deatra and his son, daughter and grandson. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Aleah M. Castrejon)
Colorado Army National Guard senior enlisted leader retires with more than 33 years of service
By Sgt. 1st Class Aleah Castrejon, 104th Public Affairs Detachment, Colorado Army National Guard | May 8, 2019
After more than 33 years of service, U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Russell A. Hamilton retired April 6, 2019, at a ceremony at the Peterson Air and Space Museum, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colorado. He entered active duty July 25, 1986, and served in various positions including an armored crewman, tank commander, platoon sergeant, and many more before he transferred to the COARNG Active Guard and Reserve program.

U.S. Army Spc. Jake Beehler, Company D, 3rd Battalion, 140th Aviation Regiment (center) finishes the 2019 Colorado National Guard Best Warrior Competition with U.S. Air Force Airmen 1st Class Corbin Andersen (left) and Hanna Felice, 140th Wing Security Forces Squadron, April 14, 2019, Fort Carson, Colorado Springs. The competitors endured four days of mental and physical challenges for the chance at being named the best.
Colorado Army and Air National Guard split state Best Warrior Competition
By Sgt. Christopher Churilla | May 3, 2019
Six Airmen and eight Soldiers of the Colorado National Guard competed in the 2019 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Carson, Colorado, April 11-14, 2019.

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Media Releases

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 deploys to Afghanistan in support of NATO and Operation Freedom’s Sentinel
By Capt. Cheresa Clark | May 23, 2019
The Colorado Air National Guard’s 140th Wing based at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado, deployed more than 300 Airmen to Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and the NATO’s Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan.

The former Colorado Army National Guard armory in Grand Junction, Colorado, is now the home of the Western Region One Source. This facility connects Western Slope service members, veterans, and their families with benefits, service providers, and community partners.
Governor hosts Western Region One Source ribbon cutting
By | May 3, 2019
Gov. Jared Polis will host the Western Region One Source ribbon-cutting ceremony 9 a.m. May 9, 2019, at 482 28 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81501.

Denise Harris, Colorado National Guard Family Program coordinator, assists a retired service member at the 2018 Joining Communityu Forces Resource Expo in Denver. The purpose of the expo is to educate service members and their families about local free to low-cost community resources. It is open to service members from all military branches and components and as well as veterans, retirees, Wounded Warriors, and family members. (Stock photo)
Colorado National Guard and community partners host Salute to the Brave Expo
By Colorado National Guard | April 24, 2019
The Colorado National Guard Family Program Office and community partners will host the 2nd annual Salute to the Brave Resource Expo May 4, 2019, from 3-6 p.m. in Denver and Colorado Springs.

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.