Colorado’s 138th Space Control Squadron pioneers new training
By Mr. John Rohrer, 140th Wing Public Affairs | Dec. 1, 2022
The Colorado Air National Guard’s 138th Space Control Squadron, in conjunction with the National Space Test and Training Complex, conducted a training event named “Neptune Falcon,” which took place at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colorado, to test new capabilities for meeting wartime objectives in the space domain.
Fort Pickett to be renamed Fort Barfoot, has Colorado National Guard connection
By By David Schmidt, Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Information Technology Specialist & Interim CONG Historian | Nov. 23, 2022
A congressional commission tasked with renaming U.S. Army bases previously named after Confederate officers is rebranding Fort Pickett to Fort Barfoot, in honor of World War II Medal of Honor recipient U.S. Army Tech. Sgt. Van T. Barfoot.
Soldier’s desire to learn proves value in Colorado National Guard
By U.S. Army Sgt. Elizabeth Clark | Nov. 9, 2022
The CERFP responds to CBRNE incidents and assists local, state, and federal agencies with consequence management by providing capabilities to conduct patient and mass casualty decontamination, emergency medical services, and casualty search and extraction. The unit is comprised of Army and Air National Guard personnel to create a flexible force to combat fallout from large-scale incidents.
Strong bonds build resilient families
By Chaplain (Capt.) Katie Declet | Nov. 1, 2022
In order to build and strengthen families, the Army developed the Strong Bonds program. These training events provide a safe and secure environment for Soldiers and their families to address the impact of deployments, military-life stressors, and common relationship challenges.