Monitoring space from deep blue sea

Monitoring space from deep blue sea

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  About 1,000 miles from the nearest continental contact, deep in the central Indian Ocean are three telescopes peering up into space, watching and tracking objects while the rest of the world sleeps. Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia is on […]

Fort Carson, Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station test joint response during exercise

Fort Carson, Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station test joint response during exercise

By Senior Airman Tiffany DeNault 21st Space Wing Public Affairs CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION, Colo.  —  Soldiers of the 4th Infantry Division, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, respond to an exercise at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station with Strykers and Humvees July 15. Existing support agreements ensure support between 21st Space Wing assets and […]

The Queen of Denmark visits Thule Air Base

The Queen of Denmark visits Thule Air Base

By Tech. Sgt. Jared Marquis 21st Space Wing Public Affairs THULE AIR BASE, Greenland  —  Her Majesty The Queen of Denmark Margrethe II, accompanied by the Premier of Greenland and the High Commissioner of Greenland, spent two days touring facilities here July 10-11 as part of an annual visit to Greenland. “It’s very important for […]

Thule upgrades runway

Thule upgrades runway

By Tech. Sgt. Jared Marquis 21st Space Wing Public Affairs Office THULE AIR BASE, Greenland  —  When you are dependent on airlift as your lifeline to civilization nine months out of the year, making sure that capability functions properly is vital. What is almost as important is the planning involved in a runway construction project […]

Rodeo honors Air Force on AFSPC night

Rodeo honors Air Force on AFSPC night

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  The hats, boots and belt buckles were out in force July 10, as the rain held off for Air Force Space Command night at the 75th Annual Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo. The rodeo is a traditional Colorado Springs […]

Peterson feeds families

Peterson feeds families

By Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Think about those days when you forget to pack a lunch for work and your stomach grumbles all day until you get something, anything  —  to satisfy the hunger. Imagine feeling that way every day. In an effort […]

Tops in Blue tours Peterson with one of our own

Tops in Blue tours Peterson with one of our own

By Senior Airman Tiffany DeNault 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  1st Lt. Ethan Frazier, 21st Force Support Squadron chief of military personnel and Tops in Blue technical director, returned to Peterson for a Tops in Blue performance in Hangar 140 July 1. Approximately 300 people attended the performance themed […]

Chapel barbecue draws hundreds

Chapel barbecue draws hundreds

(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tiffany DeNault) PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The Chapel kicked off the July Fourth weekend with a community cook off for Team Pete members and their families at the Tierra Vista community center, July 2, 2015. The Chapel provided hot dogs, hamburgers, sides, games and bounce castles […]

Superintendent course comes to Peterson

Superintendent course comes to Peterson

By Senior Airman Tiffany DeNault 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Twenty five Front Range senior NCOs graduated from Peterson’s first superintendent course at the Professional Development Center, June 29-30. The course focused on the basic requirements of the superintendent position, part of the leadership “triad” with the commander and […]

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 […]

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