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

Space squadron supports record-breaking satellites launch

Space squadron supports record-breaking satellites launch

By Kristin Stewart Team Eglin Public Affairs EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla.  —  The 20th Space Control Squadron’s Charlie Crew successfully tracked India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle Feb. 15. Loaded with 104 satellites, the Indian PSLV set the record for the most spacecraft launched by a single rocket. “This launch is important because we want… Continue Reading Space squadron supports record-breaking satellites launch

Military Saves Week: Journey to financial freedom

Military Saves Week: Journey to financial freedom

By Robb Lingley 21st Space Wing Public Affairs  PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  The Airman & Family Readiness Center is scheduled to host Military Saves Week Financial Fair, Feb. 27 — Mar. 4, 2017, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. Military Saves, a component of America Saves and a partner in the Department of… Continue Reading Military Saves Week: Journey to financial freedom

NASA looks to create new satellite to measure snow pack

NASA looks to create new satellite to measure snow pack

By Shellie-Anne Espinosa 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  In the hopes that they can discover a way to measure the water content of snow and develop a satellite to obtain a global picture, NASA is basing their SnowEx mission at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, during the month of… Continue Reading NASA looks to create new satellite to measure snow pack

Hiring Freeze: How does this affect Team Pete

Hiring Freeze: How does this affect Team Pete

By Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  President Donald J. Trump has signed an executive order mandating a hiring freeze for all federal civilian positions, with a few exceptions, for any position vacant as of 12 p.m. on Jan. 21, 2017. Currently there are 2,658… Continue Reading Hiring Freeze: How does this affect Team Pete

The spider building: A not-so-spooky look into Peterson’s History

The spider building: A not-so-spooky look into Peterson’s History

By Philip Carter 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Airmen stationed at Peterson Air Force Base before 2010 might remember an odd shaped building right across the street from the 21st Space Wing, now just an empty lot. Because of building 880’s unusual shape, it was nicknamed the spider building.… Continue Reading The spider building: A not-so-spooky look into Peterson’s History

Does your trash talk? OPSEC extends to the wastebasket

Does your trash talk? OPSEC extends to the wastebasket

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  If your trash can could speak, what would it tell you? More importantly, what would it tell someone who meant harm? It could tell them a lot, according to Staff Sgt. Michael Craddock, 21st Space Wing operational security coordinator.… Continue Reading Does your trash talk? OPSEC extends to the wastebasket

21st OG Airmen participate in MIT internship

21st OG Airmen participate in MIT internship

By Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Space is no longer a sanctuary where the United States or our allies and partners operate with impunity, according to the Air Force Space Command’s Space Mission Force White Paper. Training and skills that sustained the U.S. military… Continue Reading 21st OG Airmen participate in MIT internship