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Default Air Force Logo Warrior culture is OUR culture
The Air Force prides itself on its ability to adapt to the constantly changing nature of warfare. Indeed, our technological innovations and intense training for our Airmen is second to none. We're told our most important weapons system is not the F-22 or the ICBM - it is our Airmen.  Our team is composed of individual Airmen, and those individuals'
0 7/13
2009
Default Air Force Logo Legal offers credit counseling, debt management plans
With the ongoing recession, many people have been having a harder time making ends meet financially. This has meant, among other things, that defaults on loans, credit cards, and other debts, as well as personal bankruptcies, are on the rise. Consequently, you may have noticed a stark increase in the number of advertisements you hear on the radio
0 7/10
2009
Default Air Force Logo A week for celebrating, remembering
Welcome back from a safe and enjoyable Independence Day weekend! I am pleased to report that the wing has come through this long weekend free of serious injuries and without any DUIs. Between the rain showers and fireworks, I hope everyone was able to take advantage of this opportunity to relax with family and friends as well as reflect on the many
0 7/07
2009
Year of Leadership Graphic Warrior ethos: the peace of a nation's heart
"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf." - George Orwell, author.Mr. Orwell makes a point that I think we don't often consider to its fullest. In many countries around the globe the sleep of peoples is not peaceful, because their dreams are fraught with fearful images and the
0 7/06
2009
Default Air Force Logo Airmen provide feedback from the field
As summer rolls along, it seems the perfect time for a well deserved break from the office. The conditions for our Sports and Field Day on Thursday should be terrific. Thursday's Sports and Field day will be filled with competitive and fun sporting events for Airmen of all varying skill levels. The main focus of the program is to promote
0 6/16
2009
Default Air Force Logo Lightning: Colorado ranks third in nation for fatalities
I stared down in anguish at the shattered shaft of my $200 driver and lamented how befitting and symbolic it was toward my pitiful play during the first four holes of the Air Force Academy's Blue golf course Sunday. What I didn't realize was that it was an omen of what was yet to come. Working on the third shot of the fifth-hole par 5, our foursome
0 6/16
2009
Default Air Force Logo Sports Day safety: Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate!... Among other things
Sports Day is an annual Peterson tradition. It's a time for Airmen to unwind, enjoy their favorite activities and show off their sporting talents. But, sports day can also bring trouble to those who are not prepared, such as blistering sunburn, broken bones and dehydration if not prepared beforehand. We can have fun in the sun as long as we take
0 6/09
2009
Default Air Force Logo June busy with multitude of visitors
The summer is off to a great start, and things are as busy as usual across the wing. On Friday we held the quarterly Team Pete awards breakfast at the club. The Club did an outstanding job and made this event a success. The competition was tight with the nominees coming from our tenants as well as members from our wing. The winners deserve special
0 6/09
2009
Default Air Force Logo Interment of our first Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force
Fellow Airmen, yesterday I attended the interment of our first CMSAF, Paul Wesley Airey, at Arlington. There's never been a day I've been more proud to be an American Airman. The chapel was filled with family, senior AF leaders (current and former CMSAFs, SECAF, CSAF), and many Airmen--active duty, Guard, Reserve and retired. CMSAF McKinley's
0 6/05
2009
Default Air Force Logo June introduces new Year of Leadership topic: Fitness
June is off to a great start, and with a new month comes a new Air Force Space Command Year of Leadership topic. "Fitness" is the June topic and is a key element to our Air Force lifestyle. Being fit is part of being a Warrior Airman and being deployment ready at all times. As with each of our Year of Leadership topics, fitness is not just for the
0 6/02
2009
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