Peterson, Schriever Air Force Base’s support military community with clothing swap

Peterson, Schriever Air Force Base’s support military community with clothing swap

By Master Sgt. Jared Marquis 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Spouses of commander’s at Peterson and Schriever Air Force Bases worked together to collect and distribute free clothing to the military community at the Peterson Youth Center on April 23. The bases take turns organizing the annual clothing swap, […]

Conservation a priority for Team Pete

Conservation a priority for Team Pete

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Since April 22, 1970, the first Earth Day, when 20 million Americans came together in one voice to promote a healthy and sustainable environment, conservation efforts have gained in priority, including for the Air Force. Now, 46 years later, […]

Teaming up proves fruitful for Wing and cadets

Teaming up proves fruitful for Wing and cadets

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — When the 21st Space Wing Operations Group needed some research done in relation to broadening mission capabilities for Ground-based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance Systems, coming up with a cost effective method presented a challenge. Across Colorado Springs, at the […]

Riding the road to recovery

Riding the road to recovery

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  On a warm, cloudy day Staff Sgt. Velette Webb, 21st Dental Squadron, mounted up on her mountain bike, joined the rest of her riding group and rode off to take advantage of the excellent trails in the area. At […]

Armed Forces Day comes early in the Arctic

Armed Forces Day comes early in the Arctic

By 1st Lt. Kathryn Stuard 821st Support Squadron THULE AIR BASE, Greenland  —  Most U.S. bases around the world celebrate Armed Forces Day on its properly designated day, May 21. However, due to a few unique aspects of living in the Arctic, Thule Air Base chooses to celebrate this singular occasion a little early every […]

Event recognizes importance of wingmen all year #notjustApril

Event recognizes importance of wingmen all year #notjustApril

By Tech. Sgt. Bryan Franks Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information WASHINGTON (AFNS)  —  Senior leaders kicked off the Air Force’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response #notjustApril campaign March 17 during an event at the Pentagon. The secretary, chief of staff and chief master sgt. of the Air Force joined other Airmen […]

Wounded warrior speaks to Team Pete

Wounded warrior speaks to Team Pete

By Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  An Airman who faced trials, tribulations, and pushed through to achieve success, piqued the interest from many students at the Noncommissioned Officer Academy and many more members from Team Pete as they filled Peterson Club’s main ballroom for the […]

Chasing opportunity to fulfill a dream

Chasing opportunity to fulfill a dream

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  All children have dreams and it was no different for Lt. Col. Brett Chung, 21st Medical Group, growing up in Nagoya, Japan. Coming to the United States was something Chung thought about on a regular basis. Now many years later, […]

Building resiliency: One block at a time

Building resiliency: One block at a time

By Dave Smith 21st Space Wing Public Affairs staff writer PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  A box of 200 LEGO bricks can be used to visually explain a situation or tell a story. For 21st Space Wing master resilience trainers and training assistants the popular toys are valuable tools in helping fellow Airmen. Peterson […]

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