Toastmasters club teaches youth communications skill

Toastmasters club teaches youth communications skill

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Whether it’s for school, work or ordering food at a restaurant, clear and effective communication is important. The younger a person is when they start using good communication practices, the better he or she will be able to express […]

Reserve Wing ready for 2015 fire season

Reserve Wing ready for 2015 fire season

By Master Sgt. Daniel Butterfield 302nd Airlift Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colorado — Airmen from the Air Force Reserve Command’s 302nd Airlift Wing and their U.S. Forest Service partners wrapped up their annual Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System training May 18 here. The four days of currency and re-currency certification ensured the […]

CGOs give back to community

CGOs give back to community

By Senior Airman Tiffany DeNault 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Team Pete’s Company Grade Officer’s Council recently gathered volunteers to build a playground at a foster home called Sarah’s Home. Sarah’s Home is one of several foster homes for underage female sex trafficking victims. The home specializes in healing, […]

Airman returns home to Nepal earthquake

Airman returns home to Nepal earthquake

By Maj. Ashley Conner Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs KATHMANDU, Nepal  —  When Senior Airman Manoj Khatiwada was asked to join a team of Pacific Air Force Airmen traveling to Nepal to assist the government with relief operations following a magnitude 7.8 earthquake, he was filled with mixed emotions. “Returning to Nepal for this mission […]

Military comptrollers gather at Peterson

Military comptrollers gather at Peterson

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colorado  —  “Do you know what your job is? To make other people’s dreams come true,” said retired Gen. Stephen Lorenz, describing the role of financial management professionals. Lorenz was keynote speaker for the Pikes Peak Chapter of the American Society […]

All in the family

All in the family

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Coming from a family with a long history of serving in the Air Force, one might think it was inevitable for Tech. Sgt. Sean Dastas, 21st Operations Support Squadron and Tech. Sgt. Pamela Garside, 21st Medical Group to become […]

21MDG celebrates ‘bring your child to work’ day

21MDG celebrates ‘bring your child to work’ day

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colorado  —  The 21st Medical Group celebrated National Bring Your Child to Work Day April 23. From morning until late afternoon a group of children visited work areas and participated in special demonstrations aimed at showing what goes on in the […]

Air Force squadron calls Fort Carson home

Air Force squadron calls Fort Carson home

By Scott Prater Fort Carson Mountaineer FORT CARSON, Colo.  —  Officially, service members assigned to the 13th Air Support Operations Squadron are U.S. Airmen, but if one were to judge them by what they do, Soldier seems an equally fitting title. They not only deploy along with 4th Infantry Division Soldiers, they eat, live, breathe […]

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