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News Articles

The 100th Missile Defense Brigade (Ground-based Midcourse Defense) hosted a mobile training team from the Defense Nuclear Weapons School to teach Soldiers the basics of nuclear weapons to Soldiers from the 100th Missile Defense Brigade and Colorado Army National Guard at the brigade’s headquarters Sept. 14-17. Four instructors traveled to Colorado Springs to lead the Nuclear Weapons Orientation Course – an overview of the history and development of nuclear weapons, management of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, and the issues and challenges facing the program. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Zachary Sheely)
100th Missile Defense Brigade hosts Nuclear Weapons Orientation Course Mobile Training Team
By Story by Staff Sgt. Zachary Sheely | Sept. 29, 2020
The 100th Missile Defense Brigade (Ground-based Midcourse Defense) hosted a mobile training team from the Defense Nuclear Weapons School to teach Soldiers the basics of nuclear weapons at the brigade’s headquarters Sep. 14-17.

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Ronald Ebert, first sergeant, 140th Medical Group, 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, and his wife Alison, show that they’re ‘fit to fight’ at the gym where they routinely exercise and lead workouts. They were instrumental in saving a fellow gym member’s life when he suffered a heart attack during a workout June 1, 2020. (Courtesy photo)
Airman’s military training helps save a life
By U.S. Air Force Maj. Kinder Blacke, 140th Wing Public Affairs | Aug. 28, 2020
It is every Airman’s responsibility to perform regular exercise routines in order to stay ‘fit to fight.’ Few have experienced a workout like U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Ronald Ebert, first sergeant, 140th Mission Support Group, 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, did June 1, 2020.

U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Laura Clellan will be the first woman to lead the Colorado National Guard as the 44th Adjutant General of Colorado. (stock photo)
Governor welcomes 44th adjutant general of Colorado at media availability
By Colorado National Guard Public Affairs | Aug. 20, 2020
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis will welcome the 44th adjutant general of Colorado U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Laura Clellan at a media availability following the assumption of command ceremony at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado, Aug. 22, 2020.

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Colorado National Guard members take aim at annual state marksmanship match
By Staff Sgt. Zach Sheely, 100th Missile Defense Brigade Public Affairs Office | Aug. 14, 2020
Weapons proficiency is a core tenet of military service. Approximately 82 Colorado National Guard Soldiers and Airmen gathered to prove their skills in the seventh annual Adjutant General’s Marksmanship Match held throughout a sun-splashed summer weekend at Fort Carson, Colorado, July 31- Aug. 2, 2020.

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Media Releases

U.S. Army Capt. Jennifer Staton, space operations officer, Sgt. Cassandra Quinones and Pfc. Miranda Yost, geospatial engineers, use mapping software during the multi-state large-scale, natural disaster emergency response exercise Vigilant Guard 2014, hosted by the Kansas National Guard in Salina, Kansas, Aug. 4-7. The Soldiers are a part of Army Space Support Team 30, 117th Space Support Battalion, Colorado National Guard. (Photo by Capt. Benjamin Gruver, 105th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
Colorado National Guard deploys space support team to Middle East
By Colorado National Guard Public Affairs | Sept. 24, 2020
Army Space Support Team 30, comprised of Colorado National Guard Soldiers from the 117th Space Battalion, will be honored at a deployment ceremony 2 p.m., Sep. 24, 2020.

Members of the 169th Field Artillery Brigade, Colorado Army National Guard assist the Larimer County Sheriff's Office and the Rocky Mountain Area Coordination Center to establish traffic control points near the Cameron Peak Fire, Sept. 8, 2020. Gov. Jared Polis authorized the Colorado National Guard to assist the Rocky Mountain Area Coordination Center, State Emergency Operations Center, and incident commanders with aerial fire suppression, traffic control points, COVID-19 testing, and standby aerial medical evacuation. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Tim Brainard)
Colorado National Guard continues to support wildfire response in Colorado
By | Sept. 11, 2020
Under Gov. Jared Polis’ Executive Order, the Colorado National Guard continues to support the Rocky Mountain Area Coordination Center, State Emergency Operations Center, and incident commanders for wildfire response in Colorado.

Two Black Hawk helicopters, equipped with aerial water buckets, from the Chief Warrant Officer 5 David R. Carter Army Aviation Support Facility at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado, depart the Spring Fire helibase, in Fort Garland, Colorado, to support fire suppression efforts July 3, 2018.  On order of the Governor, the standing Joint Task Force - Centennial commands and integrates CONG 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. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Nicole Manzanares)
Colorado National Guard supports wildland fire response with aerial fire suppression capabilities
By Colorado National Guard Public Affairs | Aug. 25, 2020
Gov. Jared Polis authorized the Colorado National Guard to assist the State Emergency Operations Center and incident commanders at various fires across the state with aerial fire suppression capabilities.

A Colorado Hoist Rescue Team Member is hoisted on to a Colorado Army National Guard UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter during proficiency training at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado Sept. 25, 2019. The CHRT possesses specialized equipment and knowledge, allowing them to save lives and minimize suffering when adventurers get lost or stranded in Colorado’s high country.  The CONG, through the CHRT, is responsible for almost all hoist extraction rescues in Colorado, saving 21 lives during 2019 alone.  (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph K. VonNida)
Gov. Polis Activates Colorado National Guard to Assist withWildland Fire Response
By | Aug. 21, 2020
Gov. Jared Polis has verbally authorized the Colorado National Guard to assist the State Emergency Operations Center and incident commanders during the wildfires affecting Colorado. At the SEOC's request, a Colorado Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter aircrew is on standby at the High-Altitude Army National Guard Training Site in Gypsum,Colorado, to provide a search and rescue capability to incident commanders.