One of those instantly recognizable units, the Colorado Air National Guard’s 140th Wing is well-versed in the ways of the F-16. Meet the ‘Mile-High Militia’.

The morning fourship mission in pre-flight briefing.

BUCKLEY AIR FORCE Base sits at the foot of the Rocky Mountains in a suburb of Denver. The base is a key node for Air Force Space Command, and a gaggle of huge white ‘golf balls’ containing satellite communications equipment and belonging to the resident 460th Space Wing immediately identifies it as such.

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