Peterson observes Women’s Equality Day with special event

By Michael Golembesky 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Service members and civilians at Peterson Air Force Base took time to reflect, remember and to look ahead as they observed national Women’s Equality Day Aug. 6. Hosted at the base theater, those in attendance had the opportunity to […]

Peterson Airmen participate in Denver Broncos combine

By Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex 21st Space Wing Public Affairs Office PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  When you think about walking out of the tunnel onto a football field, you think of walking into the bright sunlight, hearing a roaring crowd and a stadium full of thousands of screaming fans in bright football […]

Stay excellent

By Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex 21st Space Wing Public Affairs Office PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  At the commander’s call held Aug. 4, Col. John E. Shaw, 21st Space Wing commander, accepted the 2013 General Thomas S. Moorman Jr. Award on behalf of the wing as well as drove home the message of […]

Are you new here or just lost?

Commentary by Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex 21st Space Wing Public Affairs Office PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  “Welcome to Peterson, you’re going to love it here! Do you have any questions?” Well yes, actually, I have about a million. I’m brand new to the Air Force; so new you can probably still smell […]

A moment to relax, focus, regroup

By Michael Golembesky 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer GLEN EYRIE CONFERENCE CENTER, Colo.  —  A daylong retreat for parents with children enrolled in the Exceptional Family Member Program was held Aug. 1 in a 100-year old castle and provided a chance for couples to reconnect. A hectic military lifestyle, coupled with the strain […]

CMSAF Cody visits Peterson Airmen

By Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex 21st Space Wing Public Affairs Office PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody and his wife Athena paid a visit to Peterson Airmen July 23-25. During his visit, Cody, the Air Force’s senior enlisted leader, toured the base, visited with […]

SMDC’s deputy commander for operations promoted to brigadier general

Dottie White U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (USASMDC/ARSTRAT) Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Col. Gregory Bowen, deputy commanding general for operations, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, was promoted to the rank of brigadier general in a ceremony at the Peterson Air Force Base […]

Academy Band completes Independence Day tour featuring Native American performers

Senior Airman Jennifer Nelson U.S. Air Force Academy Band PETERSON AFB, Colo. — The U.S. Air Force Academy Band completed a seven-day concert band tour through Wyoming and South Dakota celebrating Independence Day. In conjunction with U.S. Air Force Academy admissions staff, the band performed to inspire patriotism and inform prospective students about the opportunities […]

Silver Spruce Golf Academy for kids

By Michael Golembesky 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Golf is one of those games that can take a lifetime to master, but you have to start somewhere. For a handful of youths, that beginning started at the Silver Spruce Golf Course this summer. About 40 youths participated […]

Peterson Reserve wing rates ‘effective’ in first inspection of new system

By Ann Skarban 302nd Airlift Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  The Air Force Reserve Command’s 302nd Airlift wing successfully completed its first Unit Effectiveness Inspection under the new Air Force Inspection System here July 16 with an overall rating of “effective”. The Unit Effectiveness Inspection or capstone inspection is a culmination […]

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