Air Force Assistance Fund campaign kicks off

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colorado  —  Circumstances can change suddenly, and when they do, finding help can be a challenge to say the least. When life’s situations throw a curveball, the Air Force Assistance Fund is there to help pick up the slack. The Air […]

3-D laser mapping helps local community

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Often the tendency when possessing a valuable piece of technology is to keep close and use it for personal needs. But that’s not how Team Pete’s civil engineer squadron views the scenario. The 21st Civil Engineer Squadron has a […]

Rep. Lamborn visits cyber Airmen at Peterson

By Staff Sgt. J. Aaron Breeden 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  In a command center packed with enough technology to rival that of the movie War Games, U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn of Colorado’s 5th Congressional District, visited the 561st Network Operations Squadron to learn the ins and outs of […]

Women’s health; Even the small things matter

By Senior Airman Tiffany DeNault 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  According to the American Cancer Society, in 2013 there were 64,640 noninvasive cases of breast cancer, 232,340 invasive cases and 39,620 deaths. Also, the American Cancer Society estimates in 2015 about 12,900 new invasive cervical cancer cases and about […]

Retired chaplain dishes up traditional Italian cooking to Team Pete Airmen, families

By Staff Sgt. J. Aaron Breeden 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Growing up in St. Louis, Father David Voelker was raised in a family where his mother dished out delicious home-cooking, instilling in him a love of food. This culinary adoration has remained with Voelker, now retired, and is […]

Black history is American history

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  When speaking of American history, names like George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Paine and even Davy Crockett are familiar to most. But have you heard of W.E.B. DuBois, George Washington Carver, Matthew Gaines, Colin Powell, C. Alfred “Chief” Anderson […]

Go lead your Airmen

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. —  “I still do this because I love it. Each day I get to put on the uniform — the cloth of my nation — and be part of a world champion team,” Command Chief Master Sgt. Douglas McIntyre, Air […]

American300 teaches combative skills, resiliency

By Senior Airman Tiffany DeNault 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  We all have that amazing dream where we bust through the door and save the day through awesome Kung Fu or shooter skills, but it all boils down to having the skill and confidence in real life. What happens […]

Training kicks in, Airman assists pedestrian

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. —  The road was packed with people leaving work and others heading out for Christmas shopping the last weekend before Christmas. A slight wind made it feel like 20 degrees outside and Senior Airman Deborah Sosa, 21st Medical Operations Squadron, […]

Volunteering with American Red Cross

By Senior Airman Tiffany DeNault 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  When was the last time you were at the pharmacy either at the main clinic or at the Exchange/Commissary? How long were you waiting? Imagine the wait time if the American Red Cross volunteers were not there. Would you […]

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