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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

Soldiers with Company A “Attack” 1st Battalion, 157th Infantry Regiment (MTN), Colorado Army National Guard, train for an upcoming deployment, Gurnsey, Wyoming, Oct. 20, 2020. The Soldiers ran through multiple scenarios, qualified on individual weapon systems and completed Situational Training Exercise lanes that consisted of ambushes. Fort Carson’s 4th Security Force Assistance Brigade provided assistance and helped the National Guard improve their tactics. The SFAB is a specialized unit with the core mission to conduct training, advising, assisting, enabling and accompanying operations with allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Aleah M. Castrejon, 104th Public Affairs Detachment, Colorado Army National Guard)
First Colorado National Guard’s Infantry Company since World War II deploys to Middle East
By Colorado National Guard Public Affairs | Jan. 28, 2021
The Colorado National Guard will host a private departure ceremony for approximately 70 Colorado Army National Guard warriors from Company A “Attack” 1st Battalion 157th Infantry Regiment (MTN) at the North Colorado Springs Readiness Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Friday, Jan. 29, 2020.

U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Jacob Geroux, contracting officer, 140th Mission Support Group, delivers the oath of enlistment to Skye Silva, during a virtual enlistment coordinated by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Alan Cabonilas, production recruiter, 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, June 15, 2020. COANG recruiters continue to find ways to ensure interested community members can safely pursue a military career, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo courtesy U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Alan Cabonilas)
Colorado Air National Guard recruiting team sets national record for accessions for second year
By | Nov. 25, 2020
In 2020, the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard recruiting team celebrated the highest number of accessions out of all Air National Guard wings in the nation, for the second year in a row.

Navy Rear Adm. William W.
A first: Army unit wins Omaha Trophy for strategic deterrence
By | Nov. 24, 2020
In 2020 style, a small formation of socially distanced and masked Soldiers gathered to celebrate the halcyon days of 2019 as the 100th Missile Defense Brigade was presented with the U.S. Strategic Command Omaha Trophy for Global Operations at Peterson Air Force Base Nov. 19.

A Soldier from Company A, 1st Battalion, 157th Infantry Regiment, Colorado Army National Guard provides security over watch during a training scenario in Guernsey, Wyoming, in preparation for a deployment, Oct. 20, 2020. The U.S. Army’s 4th Security Force Assistance Brigade, Fort Carson, Colorado, provided assistance and helped the National Guard improve their combat tactics during the exercise. The SFAB is a specialized unit with the core mission to conduct training, advise, assist, enable and accompany operations with allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph K. VonNida)
Colorado National Guard Infantry training builds partnerships for success
By | Nov. 12, 2020
Soldiers with Company A, 1st Battalion, 157th Infantry Regiment, Colorado Army National Guard spent more than a week in Guernsey, Wyoming, Oct. 15-25, 2020, in preparation for a deployment.

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A Colorado Army National Guard Black Hawk helicopter, equipped with an aerial water bucket, from the Army Aviation Support Facility at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado, departs from Button Rock Reservoir, Lyons, Colorado, to conduct bucket training in preparation for wildland fire season in 2019.  On order of the Governor, the standing Joint Task Force - Centennial commands and integrates Colorado National Guard 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. Army National Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer 3 Brendan Young)
Colorado National Guard aviation and partners train over Denver metro area for wildland fire season
By Colorado National Guard | April 10, 2021
The Colorado Army National Guard’s 2nd Brigade, 135th General Support Aviation Battalion, based at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado, is hosting an annual wildland fire training conference in partnership with local, state and federal partners to prepare for wildfire season.

A Colorado National Guard Soldier traverses an obstacle during the 2019 Best Warrior Competition April 14, 2019, at Fort Carson, Colorado. The Colorado Army National Guard winner advanced to the Region 7 Best Warrior Competition. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. John Peterson)
Colorado National Guard Best Warrior Competition challenges Soldiers, Airmen to be the best
By Colorado National Guard Public Affairs | April 8, 2021
Fifteen Colorado National Guard Soldiers and Airmen will participate in the state's annual Best Warrior Competition at Fort Carson, Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 9-11, 2021. Events in this year's competition include a night land navigation course, a medical evacuation test, a weapons simulator, and other strenuous physical activities that test a warrior’s physical and mental agility.

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Colorado Department of Military and Veterans Affairs division reorganizes
By | March 29, 2021
The Colorado Department of Military and Veterans Affairs has completed a reorganization process in which the Division of Veterans Affairs East and West Divisions have been consolidated into one division effective March 26, 2021, to better serve Colorado Veterans and their families.

Colorado Army National Guard Soldiers search for stranded motorists in Colorado March 13, 2019, during a winter storm. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis activated the Colorado National Guard to help the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and local jurisdictions with ground search and rescue in Colorado.  (Photo courtesy Rattlesnake Fire Protection District)
Governor Polis activates Colorado National Guard for winter storm
By Colorado National Guard Public Affairs | March 12, 2021
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has activated the Colorado National Guard to support potential rescue efforts by state and local jurisdictions in Colorado during the winter storm.