Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group

Peterson Space Observer

Coming home

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Members of the U.S. Academy Band greet Wild Blue Country June 2, 2011, at the Colorado Springs airport. Wild Blue Country, part of the U.S. Air Force Academy Band stationed at Peterson AFB, returned from a mission with the Air Force Central Command Band. As part of the AFCENT band, Wild Blue Country traveled to Kyrgyzstan, Oman, Bahrain, Iraq, Afghanistan and Qatar performing concerts focusing on troop morale and international community relations. Returning band members included Senior Master Sgt. Jerome Oddo, Master Sgts. Karl Bradley and Janusz Masztalerz, and Tech. Sgts. Stephen Brannen, Tim Stombaugh and Jeff Valentine. (U.S. Air Force photo/Craig Denton)

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