Reserve wing’s vice commander awarded Legion of Merit

By Maj. Corinna Moylan 302nd Airlift Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Col. Courtney J. Arnold, 302nd Airlift Wing vice commander and C-130 command pilot with more than 4,700 flying hours was presented with the Legion of Merit Award during his retirement ceremony here Jan. 10, 2015. He served a total of […]

A cornerstone of American history

By Senior Airman Tiffany DeNault 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  “Remember! Celebrate! Act! A Day On! Not a Day Off!” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is part of American history; let’s remind ourselves of his greatest achievements for the nation. On Jan. 14, a commemorative service honoring Dr. Martin […]

Resurrecting a mission: Family christens ship for fallen Airman

By Capt. Nicholas Mercurio 1st Combat Camera Squadron SOUTHPORT, N.C.  —  (Editor’s note: Capt. David Lyon, a logistics officer from the 21st Logistics Readiness Squadron at Peterson Air Force Base, was killed in Afghanistan, Dec. 27, 2013. Air Force officials honored Lyon by naming the service’s newest pre-positioning vessel after him. Secretary of the Air […]

Travel up across the board; lower gas prices leads to more holiday driving

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  While many of us will stay home, many others will travel far and wide to visit friends, family or just to get away during the holiday season. Whether you decide to take a short drive or a long flight, […]

7th Space Warning Squadron tracks Santa

By Senior Airman Tiffany DeNault 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  The 7th Space Warning Squadron, located at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., held a Santa tracking event at their Upgraded Early Warning Radar site all day Dec. 24 for Airmen and families across the base. The annual tradition welcomed […]

Chefs are cooking up changes at The Club

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  — Are you looking for a pizza or handcrafted burger to satisfy your hunger, but don’t want to leave base to buy them? Fret no more because these and other homemade food items are now available at The Club right […]

Troops to Teachers: Proud to serve again

By Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex 21st Space Wing Public Affairs Office PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  As a member of the armed forces, Airmen eventually need to come to terms with the fact that their contracts end and they have to move onto something else — another career possibly. But what could be […]

A2D2 seeks to lower DUI numbers

By Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex 21st Space Wing Public Affairs Office PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  “I’ve lost friends to drinking and driving. One of my best friends was out on his motorcycle and got hit by a drunk driver. He didn’t have a chance — I lost my friend that day. I […]

Retirement, memorial service honors military dogs

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  The sun shone outside, but the mood was somber in the base auditorium as several military working dogs lay at their handler’s feet. Airmen gathered in groups throughout the theater, but spoke with hushed tones in accordance with the […]

Thrift Shop the place for awesome holiday gifts

By Senior Airman Tiffany DeNault 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Do you need to do any last minute gift shopping? Or do you need to find a new home for some things you already have? Stop by the Thrift Shop in building 615. The Thrift Shop is open Tuesday […]

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