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Are you a Denver Broncos fan? This Guardsman sure is — enough to be a part of the team. Benjamin Garland, first lieutenant for the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, is now the Denver Broncos offensive guard. “[It’s] extremely challenging; its way more difficult than it looks,” Garland said in a release. “[It’s] so much a mental game where you have to understand the whole dynamic of the defense and how just a small move from a defensive player changes the play completely.” After a long offseason and spending last year on the practice squad, he’s now in the…

This week the Air Force posted some interesting photos of the Colorado Air National Guard’s 140th Fighter Wing in action, training alongside Jordanian F-16s and U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18s for exercise Eager Lion. The F-16s were deployed for the training, which wrapped up last week. The Jordanian government requested that the F-16s stay due to the civil war in Syria. The Air Force says that the training is focused “on missions the United States and its coalition partners might perform in support of global contingency operations.”