Compassion and mentorship are cornerstones of nursing for Bronze Star honoree

Compassion and mentorship are cornerstones of nursing for Bronze Star honoree

By Peter Holstein Surgeon General Public Affairs FALLS CHURCH, Va.  —  During National Nurses and Technicians Week (May 6-12), the Air Force Medical Service is recognizing the unique contributions of Air Force nurses to the nation’s defense. Maj. Dino Quijano, a critical care nurse in the 779th Medical Operations Squadron based at Joint Base Andrews,… Continue Reading Compassion and mentorship are cornerstones of nursing for Bronze Star honoree

Division releases solicitation for COBRA DANE radar support

Division releases solicitation for COBRA DANE radar support

By John Martin COBRA DANE Program Office PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Strategic Warning and Surveillance Systems Division released a request for proposal April 14 to continue radar operations and maintenance at Shemya, Alaska. The contract, valued at $511 million, will provide operations, maintenance, support and sustainment… Continue Reading Division releases solicitation for COBRA DANE radar support

Earth Day 2017 – How you can get involved

Earth Day 2017 – How you can get involved

By Lt. Col. Joel Lane  Colorado Springs Regional Command Post PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Earth Day is April 22, 2017. On that day, we will celebrate the earth and our beautiful surroundings in our great outdoor playground, Colorado. Every year, we find new ways to restore the earth’s beauty and preserve its natural… Continue Reading Earth Day 2017 – How you can get involved

Air Force Assistance Fund: Making sure Airmen can focus on the mission

Air Force Assistance Fund: Making sure Airmen can focus on the mission

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  In the early 1990s a young second lieutenant stationed at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, with a pregnant wife, faced a family emergency requiring immediate action. His grandmother died in California, but his budget was not prepared… Continue Reading Air Force Assistance Fund: Making sure Airmen can focus on the mission

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors hosts local event

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors hosts local event

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  In light of the recent death of Staff Sgt. Austin L. Bieren, 21st Security Forces Squadron, the topic of grief made its way through Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, and into area headlines. The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors… Continue Reading Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors hosts local event

At ease, loyal defenders: Peterson AFB honors Military Working Dogs

At ease, loyal defenders: Peterson AFB honors Military Working Dogs

By Shellie-Anne Espinosa 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Members of Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, honored two Military Working Dogs at a memorial service and retirement ceremony April 10, 2017, at Peterson AFB’s auditorium. Roky, 21st Security Forces squadron MWD, was honored through a memorial service. Gina, 21st SFS… Continue Reading At ease, loyal defenders: Peterson AFB honors Military Working Dogs

Flurry of activity: Restoration continues for hail damaged Peterson AFB housing

Flurry of activity: Restoration continues for hail damaged Peterson AFB housing

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Crews are working extended hours to replace windows, solar panels, repair roofs and remedy other damage on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, as a result of the brutal hail storm of July 28, 2016. The storm, dubbed the sixth-most… Continue Reading Flurry of activity: Restoration continues for hail damaged Peterson AFB housing

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

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