Understanding snow call procedures

By Master Sgt. Dan Davis 21st Civil Engineer Squadron PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  During winter weather, one of the most important missions at Peterson AFB is ensuring the safety of all personnel via notifications about current road conditions and whether the base is open, closed or delayed reporting is in effect. Peterson personnel […]

Immunizations: more than just a pain in the side

By Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex 21st Space Wing Public Affairs Office PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  The line stretched out the door and to the edge of the parking lot, but it moved quickly and without too many meltdowns. Occasionally a scared child kicked and screamed with everything in their being to avoid […]

Aragon Airman shares love of food and ‘family’

By Staff Sgt. J. Aaron Breeden 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Well before most of us are considering waking up for the day, the breakfast crew at Team Pete’s Aragon dining facility are up and at work by 4 a.m. One member in particular, Airman 1st Class Andres Popp, […]

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 […]

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