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3 years 4 months ago

Colorado helping mark Slovenian independence

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - Coloradans are helping the country of Slovenia celebrate the 20th anniversary of its independence The Slovenian ambassador, Roman Kirn, planted a linden tree at the headquarters of the Colorado National Guard in Centennial on Friday. Nearly every state guard has an overseas partnership and the...

4 years 1 month ago

Rain, hail, lightning interrupt Utah firefight

Rain, hail and lightning have suspended the fight against a Utah wildfire ignited by Army National Guard members during weekend machine-gun training. Fire spokesman Marshall Thompson said Wednesday's storm isn't expected to extinguish the 6-square-mile blaze that burned three homes and damaged a fourth in Herriman. But it will...

4 years 2 months ago

Military helicopter lands in Pueblo

A military helicopter landed at the Colorado National Guard Armory in Pueblo today. These photos were snapped by Pueblo Fire Department Spokesman Woody Percival. The armory is near the Colorado State Fairgrounds.

4 years 2 months ago

Colorado solar company powering National Guard

A solar power array is now generating electricity at the Colorado Army National Guard's readiness center in Grand Junction. The guard says it provides enough power to offset 450,000 pounds of carbon emissions. The 172-kilowatt system was installed by Bella Energy. Bella is based in Louisville, Colorado.

4 years 6 months ago

400 Colorado guardsmen home from Iraq

The largest Colorado Army National Guard contingent to deploy since World War II has returned from Iraq. More than 400 Soldiers of the Guard's 3-157 FA were in Ramadi for a year. The soldiers performed personnel security missions for the Department of State, convoy operations, and base life support...

4 years 7 months ago

2 National Guardsmen killed in accident

Two memmbers of the National Guard were killed in an accident on Monday. Robert Orta, 37, is from Pueblo West. Arnold Harp, 32, was from Colorado Springs. They were both stationed in Alamosa. State troopers say it happened on Highway 160, in Costilla County, about 17 miles east of...

4 years 9 months ago

Colorado Guard helps with Haiti relief efforts

A Colorado Army National Guard crew is helping the U.S. Southern Command's relief efforts in Haiti. The crew was to have left Wednesday night to help ferry personnel, medical supplies and equipment between Homestead Air Force Base, Fla., and the airport in Port-au-Prince. Guard members will spend at least...

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