CDID director discusses state of integrated air and missile defense during SMD Symposium

CDID director discusses state of integrated air and missile defense during SMD Symposium

By Carrie E. David (SMDC/ARSTRAT) HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — A U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command leader discussed air and missile defense modernization efforts to address evolving threat capabilities at the 19th Space and Missile Defense Symposium. Richard DeFatta, director, Capability Development and Integration Directorate, USASMDC/ARSTRAT’s Future Warfare Center, addressed attendees Aug.… Continue Reading CDID director discusses state of integrated air and missile defense during SMD Symposium

Air Force releases FY17 first-term Airman retraining quotas

By Kat Bailey Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas  — The Air Force has approved 1,688 fiscal year 2017 retraining quotas in 74 Air Force specialty codes for eligible active duty first-term Airmen. “The First Term Airman Retraining Program allows first-term Airmen, including staff sergeants who are in their first… Continue Reading Air Force releases FY17 first-term Airman retraining quotas

Aftermath: Peterson recovers from ruthless hail storm

Aftermath: Peterson recovers from ruthless hail storm

By Staff Sgt. Amber Grimm 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — A few weeks ago a summer storm swept across Peterson on July 28, raining down baseball-size chunks of ice and leaving behind a path of damage. The damage estimates are still being assessed and tallied. Airmen from across Peterson… Continue Reading Aftermath: Peterson recovers from ruthless hail storm

Top to Bottom: Airmen of all ranks contribute to Radiology success

Top to Bottom: Airmen of all ranks contribute to Radiology success

By Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Inside the 21st Medical Group Clinic, tucked into an alcove along a main corridor in the building, is an area where a small team of Airmen use their expertise to identify troubling effects of their patients. With specific… Continue Reading Top to Bottom: Airmen of all ranks contribute to Radiology success

RP Lee Youth Center under construction

RP Lee Youth Center under construction

By Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman 21st Space Wing Public Affairs Peterson AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  The R.P. Lee Youth Center here is currently under construction. A concern with the ceiling on the second floor of the building arose after the replacement of the building’s new roof was completed. The ceiling is scheduled to be… Continue Reading RP Lee Youth Center under construction

Base Briefs – August 25 – September 1

Group Lifestyle Balance Class The Peterson Health and Wellness Center is sponsoring a Group Lifestyle Balance Weight Loss Program class at 10 a.m., Sept. 6 at the Peterson HAWC classroom on the second floor of the gym. Participants will learn techniques for safe weight loss, fun exercise and enjoy healthy food samples. To enroll, call… Continue Reading Base Briefs – August 25 – September 1

Peterson AFB Hazardous Materials Shop keeping Airmen safe

Peterson AFB Hazardous Materials Shop keeping Airmen safe

By Philip Carter 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Peterson Airmen who work with hazardous materials, need to purchase those hazardous materials or are unaware of where to go for information on material that is authorized for purchase have an office on base to assist them. The 21st Logistics Readiness… Continue Reading Peterson AFB Hazardous Materials Shop keeping Airmen safe

Air Force and Civilian EOD train together to save lives

Air Force and Civilian EOD train together to save lives

By Staff Sgt. Amber Grimm 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  The 21st Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal shop hosted the 140th Wing CES EOD out of Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., the 302nd Airlift Wing CES EOD at Peterson AFB, Colo., and the El Paso County bomb squad… Continue Reading Air Force and Civilian EOD train together to save lives

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