Young girl listens in school, saves mother’s life

Young girl listens in school, saves mother’s life

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Nobody would blame Sanyla Boyd if she had not paid close attention to the school lesson about how to call 9-1-1 that pivotal Thursday. If she would have been entertaining thoughts about riding her scooter or her best friend’s […]

Airmen get to fly…inside

Airmen get to fly…inside

By Senior Airman Tiffany DeNault 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  The Chapel hosted a retreat for 25 top performing Airmen, picked by leadership, to go to IFly World for the day on June, 19. Before loading on to the bus for their day of adventures, Chief Master Sgt. Idalia […]

Get your swole on!

Get your swole on!

By Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  The sweat is pouring, your heart is pumping and it’s hard to catch your breath. If this is what your looking for, then check out the three new fitness classes offered by the Fitness Center. The Fitness Center […]

TV chef cooks with Team Pete

TV chef cooks with Team Pete

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colorado  —  In case you were wondering who was cooking at the Peterson Health and Wellness Center June 22 it was TV chef Carla Hall and a group of kids and parents whipping up some amazing food. Hall, co-host of ABC’s […]

“FOLLOW ME”

“FOLLOW ME”

By Senior Airman Tiffany DeNault 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Peterson does not have an aircraft wing, however, its flight line hosts guests and distinguished visitors from all over the world, joint service visits and exercises, and aircraft visiting neighboring bases and post. When an aircraft lands, the pilots […]

Guidon passed as 21st Space Wing changes command

Guidon passed as 21st Space Wing changes command

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colorado  —  Col. Douglas A. Schiess took command of the 21st Space Wing from Brig. Gen. John E. Shaw in a change of command ceremony June 12. Lt. Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, commander, 14th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic) and […]

Work hard, play harder

Work hard, play harder

By Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex 21st Space Wing Public Affairs  PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colorado — Sometimes we have those long days at work when we need a good stress reliever, and what better way to let off some steam than to explore local mountain biking trails. Cranking Colorado Springs is part of a […]

Post 9/11 versus Montgomery GI Bill

Post 9/11 versus Montgomery GI Bill

By Senior Airman Tiffany DeNault 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colorado  —  One of the many great benefits of being an Armed Forces member is all the education opportunities, for example the GI Bills. The difference between the bills is sometimes confusing. Which bill is better for “Top Up?” What about […]

Thrift shop cuts ribbon at new location

Thrift shop cuts ribbon at new location

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colorado  —  In his first public task wearing new rank, Brig. Gen. John Shaw, 21st Space Wing commander, cut the ribbon marking the relocation of the Peterson AFB Thrift Shop June 5. “I hear generals do this all the time,” Shaw […]

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