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  • 140th Wing bids final farewell to 200th Airlift Squadron

    Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper the Colorado National Guard, veterans, and their families for a formal deactivation ceremony of the 200th Airlift Squadron, Oct. 14, at Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora, Colorado.Until June 2018, the 200th AS was a geographically separated unit under the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard.The 200th AS was
  • A step-by-step on becoming an AFRC pilot

    Becoming a pilot in the Air Force Reserve can be a challenging yet rewarding career opportunity and it is available to more people than one might think. If someone has an interest in flying for the Air Force Reserve, there are more than 100 units out there looking for qualified, motivated individuals.  Current applicants include Air Force officers,
  • 302nd CES reservists earn 14 awards while deployed

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 302nd Civil Engineer Squadron earned six individual and eight group awards at squadron and group levels for their accomplishments while deployed to various undisclosed locations in Southwest Asia earlier this year. Capt. Tyler Heilig, who was part of one of the teams that earned an award and a 302nd CES readiness
  • Know where to go for Peterson winter weather alerts

    Winter brings snow and ice, which can mean dangerous roads for those traveling to and from Peterson Air Force Base during inclement weather.  Duty reporting instructions and base operating status are typically posted on the 302nd Airlift Wing’s Facebook and Twitter pages by 5 a.m. on those days. Those who don't use social media may call the
  • October enlisted promotions

    The names of enlisted 302nd Airlift Wing, Air Force reservists who earned a promotion in rank during the month of October can now be seen on the wing's website promotions page. Click here to see who was promoted this month. 
  • Look. Listen. Learn. Fire Prevention Week is around the corner!

    As Fire Prevention Week approaches, the Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station Fire Department encourages residents to “Look. Listen. Learn.”  Today’s home fires burn faster than ever. In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. Knowing how to use that time wisely takes
  • MAFFS: Through the years, supporting fire suppression around the U.S.

    In 1973, the Air Force took on the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System special mission to help the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service combat wildland fires across the nation.During the last 45 years, MAFFS participating wings have changed, but overall provide the same surge support when called upon by the USDA Forest Service through
  • AF Reserve to convene officer continuation board

    Air Force Reserve Command will convene an officer continuation board Jan. 28 to Feb. 2, 2019, in conjunction with the CY19 Majors selection board, to offer Reserve Citizen Airmen in critical career fields who are nearing separation the opportunity to continue serving.
  • Stitching pride into the mission

    Though their chief responsibility is ensuring aircrew safety, the Reserve Citizen Airmen at the 302nd Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment shop go beyond that scope by using a skill set some might not associate with a military organization – sewing.
  • Peterson, surrounding bases first to receive G4G training

    Airmen from the Aragon Dining Facility on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, and surrounding bases were the first in the AF to receive extensive culinary training Sept. 11-14, 2018 as part of the Department of Defense’s Go for Green 2.0 initiative.  During the four-day training, master chefs from the Culinary Institute of America taught Airmen
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