• Welcome to the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

    The Colorado Deparment of Military and Veterans Affairs goal is to provide day-to-day command and control, guidance, politices and administrative and logistics support to the division of the National Guard, Civil Air Patrol and Divisions of Veterans Affairs. 

  • 140th Wing Deploys to Japan

    Master Sgt. William Schmidt from the Colorado Air National Guard’s 140th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, spends time with his family before he departs from Buckley AFB, Colo., May 5, 2017. Approximately 250 Airmen from the Colorado Air National Guard’s 140th Wing along with 12 F-16 Fighting Falcons are departing to Kadena Air Base, Japan for a deployment in support of the U.S.

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  • Colorado Veterans Monument

    The Colorado Veterans Monument sits just to the west of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver, Colorado.

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  • 233d Space Group- Deployed Field Training

    Members from the 233d Space Group defend helicopter evacuation procedures during their Self-Aid/Buddy-Care procedures under simulated wartime conditions while on their field training exercise. Dummies and actual members were used to simulate casualties while other members performed life-saving maneuvers in field conditions. The 233d Space Group is enhancing their ability to survive and operate in austere field conditions during their annual field training exercise at Fort Carson Army Installation, Colorado Springs. They are the USAF’s only mobile unit providing survivable and endurable missile warning and nuclear detection to the National Command Authority.

     

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  • Gubernatorial Inauguration 2015

    Members of the Colorado National Guard participate in the gubernatorial inauguration ceremony for Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on the west steps of the Colorado State Capitol building in Denver, Jan. 12,

     

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  • Colorado National guard joins in the response to Cold Springs Fire near Nederland, Colorado

    Colorado National Guard joins multiple government and civilian personnel in response to the Cold Springs Fire near Nederland, Colo., in Boulder County, July 11, 2016.

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  • Colorado National Guard takes Scouts to new heights

    Colorado National Guard takes scouts to new heights at the Army Aviation Support Facility, Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colo., July 30, 2016.

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  • 140th Wing at Red Flag 17-2, Nellis AFB, NV

    A crew chief from the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, waits by his F-16 Fighting Falcon for a pilot to arrive for a night mission at during Red Flag 17-2 at Nellis AFB, Nevada. The Red Flag exercise is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States, its allies, and coalition partners, and is conducted on the vast gunnery ranges of the 2.9M acre Nevada Test and Training Range, a primary training area associated with Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The exercise brings in more than 100 aircraft and 3000 personnel with the goal of preparing commanders and service members at all levels for war in a realistic training scenario.

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  • Colorado Air National Guard

    F-16s from the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard begin to return to Buckley Air Force Base July 12, 2014, slightly ahead of schedule, after spending approximately three months at Denver International Airport while the base runway was being reconstructed. Despite relocating their entire flying operations, the wing managed to provide uninterrupted support to their Aerospace Control Alert mission 24/7 throughout the transition to DIA and back to Buckley AFB.

  • Old Glory

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  • A Colorado National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from the Army Aviation Support Facility on Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora, Colo., performs water drops using a Bambi Bucket in support of the combined Black Forest firefighting efforts, June 12, 2013, in Colorado Springs, Colo. As configured, this bucket can carry up to 500 gallons of water, and the Black Hawk can make more than 20 drops before refueling. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Capt. Darin Overstreet/Released)

    UH-60 Black Hawk

    A Colorado National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from the Army Aviation Support Facility on Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora, Colo., performs water drops using a Bambi Bucket in support of the combined Black Forest firefighting efforts, June 12, 2013, in Colorado Springs, Colo. As configured, this bucket can carry up to 500 gallons of water, and the Black Hawk can make more than 20 drops before refueling.