Thule Airmen take a hike for Wingman Day

By Beverly Price Community support coordinator PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. —  Comprehensive Airman Fitness is a lifestyle and culture within our Air Force, and Wingman Day allows a chance refocus on Air Force core values, balance resiliency skills and get to know fellow Airmen. For Team Pete’s latest Wingman Day held Sept. 5, 21st […]

Operation Boxtop supplies remote Canadian station

By Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex 21st Space Wing Public Affairs Office THULE AIR BASE, Greenland  —  Located just 508 miles from the North Pole and 1,140 miles north of the Arctic Circle, Canadian Forces Station Alert and its small contingent of personnel provides signals intelligence there and for its detachment stations. Due to its […]

Bringing dentistry into the digital age

By Staff Sgt. J. Aaron Breeden 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Technology and medicine become more integrated with each passing day. Currently, scientists are on the cusp of creating human organs with 3-D printers and using mechanized devises to replicate the functions of the human heart. Dentistry is also […]

AF to implement TDY policy changes

By Staff Sgt. Amanda Dick Headquarters Pacific Air Force Public Affairs JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (AFNS)  —  The Air Force recently implemented two TDY policy changes that will impact travel reimbursements for Airmen. The first change, which took effect Oct. 1, made changes to the Joint Travel Regulations, Reimbursable and Incidental Expense Policy. The […]

Teleconferencing to change Nov. 3

21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Starting Nov. 3, Teleconference Bridge scheduling will be accomplished by individual users through a Microsoft SharePoint site on a first-come, first-served basis. This change is in line with Air Force Space Command’s Telephone Operator Services Transition Plan and a Headquarters Air Force mandate requiring […]

Tailgating at Falcon football games encourages camaraderie

By Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Airmen came together for the rivalry Air Force football game against Navy while tailgating in the parking lot outside Falcon Stadium at the United States Air Force Academy Oct. 4. For every Falcon’s home game, the parking lot […]

Warrior Games begin in Colorado

By Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. DoD News, Defense Media Activity COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AFNS)  —  The 2014 Warrior Games, bringing together more than 200 wounded, ill or injured U.S. service members and veterans opened here Sept. 28, with a senior Defense Department official lauding all those competing as an inspiration to […]

Director of psychological health joins 302nd AW team

By Ann Skarban 302nd Airlift Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  The 302nd Airlift Wing now has a full-time director of psychological health. Maria Spencer, a civilian employee who is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Addictions Counselor joined the wing in mid-August. As the DPH, Spencer will work with reserve […]

Commander presides over his younger brother’s retirement

By Michael Golembesky 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Growing up with a sibling, many never think about how those future life events will play out, but for two brothers stationed at Peterson, sharing in the retirement of one was something they could never have imagined. The Air […]

Cavalier AFS welcomes new security forces alert facility

By 2nd Lt. Erica Sampayo 10th Space Warning Squadron CAVALIER AIR FORCE STATION, N.D.  —  Members of the 319th Security Forces Squadron will have a new place to sleep, as the official ribbon cutting for the newly-renovated security forces alert facility at Cavalier Air Force Station, N.D. took place Sept. 15. The $2.6 million renovation […]