National Guard http://www.kunc.org en Army Vs. National Guard: Who Gets Those Apache Helicopters? http://www.kunc.org/post/army-vs-national-guard-who-gets-those-apache-helicopters For decades the National Guard has fought hard against the stereotype that it was the place to avoid the draft during the Vietnam War, or that it's a place to get college money rather than combat duty.<p>Guard leaders thought that after more than a decade of war in Afghanistan and Iraq they had finally earned some respect. So it was a body blow when the Army's top officer, Gen. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:16:00 +0000 Tom Bowman 55693 at http://www.kunc.org Army Vs. National Guard: Who Gets Those Apache Helicopters? Firefighting Personnel Readying For Colorado Fire Season http://www.kunc.org/post/firefighting-personnel-readying-colorado-fire-season <p>Despite Colorado’s higher than average snowpack, there’s no guarantee it will reduce the risk of wildfires in 2014. That’s why state, federal and military personal are taking the lessons learned during the severe 2012 and 2013 fire seasons to be better prepared.</p><p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Nathan Heffel 54967 at http://www.kunc.org Firefighting Personnel Readying For Colorado Fire Season Working Together, Firefighting Air Resources Train For Fire Season http://www.kunc.org/post/working-together-firefighting-air-resources-train-fire-season <p>Flexing its firefighting air power, the Colorado National Guard and wildland firefighters are conducting aerial fire suppression training exercises at reservoirs across the Front Range. When preparing for the upcoming wildfire season nothing is being left to chance.</p><p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:29:26 +0000 Nathan Heffel 54940 at http://www.kunc.org Working Together, Firefighting Air Resources Train For Fire Season Open Early, 36 Now Another Route Into Estes Park http://www.kunc.org/post/open-early-36-now-another-route-estes-park <p></p><p>Almost eight weeks after September’s flooding, Estes Park residents now have one more route into and out of town.</p><p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 19:41:22 +0000 Jackie Fortier & Grace Hood 51541 at http://www.kunc.org Open Early, 36 Now Another Route Into Estes Park National Guard Continues Rebuilding Food Damaged Roads http://www.kunc.org/post/national-guard-continues-rebuilding-food-damaged-roads <p>Around 75 engineers from the Kansas National Guard are on their way to Colorado to relieve members of the Montana National Guard working to rebuild flood damaged roads. The main focus of the National Guard units is the rebuilding of Highway 36 from Lyons to Estes Park.</p><p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 19:22:28 +0000 Nathan Heffel 50804 at http://www.kunc.org National Guard Continues Rebuilding Food Damaged Roads