Air Force leaders, spouses focus on family readiness

Air Force leaders, spouses focus on family readiness

By Staff Sgt. Alyssa C. Gibson Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (AFNS)  —  Air Force leadership agree, taking care of Airmen and their families is paramount to the future of the force. During a panel session at the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 19, Air Force… Continue Reading Air Force leaders, spouses focus on family readiness

State of the AF: Active-duty force on the rise, space will be more prominent

State of the AF: Active-duty force on the rise, space will be more prominent

By Staff Sgt. Christopher Gross Air Force News Service NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (AFNS)  —  Nearly three years into her tenure as the Air Force’s top leader, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James reaffirmed that people continue to be her top priority during her State of the Air Force address at the Air Force Association Air,… Continue Reading State of the AF: Active-duty force on the rise, space will be more prominent

More than meets the eye: Partnering with man’s best friend

More than meets the eye: Partnering with man’s best friend

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — For thousands of years men have partnered with canine counterparts for work and companionship. That tradition continues today through the 21st Security Forces Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, and its kennel of military working dogs. High-tech methods and… Continue Reading More than meets the eye: Partnering with man’s best friend

Base Briefs: September 22, 2016

Storytellers Storytellers is once again coming to Peterson Air Force Base and they’re looking for stories to highlight. This opportunity gives Airmen a chance to share stories of resilience, motivation and professional pride in an environment that allows the audience to connect and learn. Anyone interested in telling their story or narrating the event can… Continue Reading Base Briefs: September 22, 2016

HISPANIC HERITAGE: Overcoming culture shock to serve adopted country

HISPANIC HERITAGE: Overcoming culture shock to serve adopted country

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  North of Mexico City, the 12th largest city in the world, amongst the scrub and arroyos of Hidalgo State, lies Quitandeje, population of about 200. In this remote, tiny municipality Tech. Sgt. Guillermo Mejia’s Air Force story begins. Mejia’s… Continue Reading HISPANIC HERITAGE: Overcoming culture shock to serve adopted country

Meston 2, Cancer 0

Meston 2, Cancer 0

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — It would have been easier to quit. In the summer of 2014 Staff Sgt. Ryan Meston, space system operator with the 4th Space Control Squadron at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, went through surgery, chemotherapy and radiation for testicular… Continue Reading Meston 2, Cancer 0

Preparathon! Aims at eliminating dangerous surprises

Preparathon! Aims at eliminating dangerous surprises

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Don’t wait to communicate. Make your emergency plan today. That’s the theme for National Preparedness Month and America’s Preparathon! 2016. The 21st Civil Engineer Squadron Office of Emergency Management is preparing various events and messages to members of Team… Continue Reading Preparathon! Aims at eliminating dangerous surprises

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