Simmons, Blackburn honored as Air Force Athletes of the Year

Simmons, Blackburn honored as Air Force Athletes of the Year

 By Steve Warns AFCEC Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas — 1st Lt. Cale Simmons and Capt. Paige Blackburn were recently named the U.S. Air Force Male and Female Athletes of the Year. Simmons, a contracting officer with Air Force Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, was a pole vaulter in the… Continue Reading Simmons, Blackburn honored as Air Force Athletes of the Year

C-Band radar reaches full operational capability in Australia

By Steve Kotecki 21st Space Wing Public Affairs NAVAL COMMUNICATION STATION HAROLD E. HOLT, Western Australia  —  Members of Air Force Space Command alongside Australian Defence’s Capability Acquisition and Sustainment group attended a ribbon cutting ceremony at Naval Communication Station Harold E. Holt, Western Australia, March 7, 2017. The ribbon cutting was to commemorate the… Continue Reading C-Band radar reaches full operational capability in Australia

Behind locked doors

Behind locked doors

By Steve Kotecki 21st Space Wing Public Affairs Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colo. — The blast doors to Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colorado, are closed. Tech. Sgt. Lynor Hardy, Cheyenne Mountain AFS Medical Aid Station, independent medical technician, and the 21st Medical Dental Group button-up team are standing by. An alarm sounds and… Continue Reading Behind locked doors

6 months later: 18th SPCS all-stars continue to shine

6 months later: 18th SPCS all-stars continue to shine

By Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  During a ceremony July 22, 2016 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, the 21st Space Wing stood up the 18th Space Control Squadron. The 18th SPCS falls under the 21st Operations Group, and assumed the day-to-day Space Situational… Continue Reading 6 months later: 18th SPCS all-stars continue to shine

50th OSS continues to improve future space operator courses

50th OSS continues to improve future space operator courses

By Senior Airman Arielle Vasquez 50th Space Wing Public Affairs The world of space is constantly expanding and changing, making it crucial for space operations Airmen to have the most current information as they work in a contested, degraded and operationally limited environment. Weapon system qualification training was transferred from Air Education and Training Command… Continue Reading 50th OSS continues to improve future space operator courses