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  • 2023 Police Week Defender Challenge

    The 460th Security Forces Squadron hosted the 2023 Police Week Defenders Challenge bringing teams from Space Base Delta 2 squadrons to compete in events at Buckley Space Force Base, Colorado, May 17, 2023. 

  • Two Defenders lead the way during pandemic, protests

    Two 460th Security Forces Squadron members were recently recognized by Col. Devin Pepper, Buckley Garrison commander, at the 460th SFS training site for their outstanding performance during the COVID-19 pandemic and for crowd control during local protests.

  • New firing range bolsters Buckley’s mission readiness

    The sound of gunshots echoed through the range. The smell of gunpowder filled the air. Empty shells bounced across the ground. Instructors yelled words of encouragement as the bullet hit the target. Buckley Air Force Base opened a new indoor Combat Arms Training and Maintenance facility on base Dec.

  • Defenders: guarding the gateway to America’s missile warning wing

    The daily operations of the 460th Space Wing at Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, comprises the second key component of the Air Force mission – Space.While members of Buckley’s total force team analyze the data received every moment of the day so they can provide warning and surveillance for America

  • Law enforcement pays respect to fallen heroes at Retreat ceremony

    460th Security Forces Squadron Airmen render salutes as the American flag is lowered during a Retreat ceremony May 15, 2017, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The Retreat ceremony recognizes fallen civilian and military law enforcement officers with the 21-gun salute, the playing of TAPS and the

  • A day as a defender

    Staff Sgt. David Leonard, 460th Space Wing Security Forces Squadron flight chief, aims an M-4 carbine downrange July 19, 2016, at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Senior Airman, Kari Gardner, Combat Arms Training and Maintenance official, verified all weapons were safe: selector on safe, chamber open