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Default Air Force Logo Wing exercises emergency response ability, pours foundation for housing development
This week, we again evaluated our wing's ability to successfully accomplish deployment operations, administer and employ emergency management, and sustain unit compliance through unsurpassed installation support. Condor Crest 09-01 was a four day exercise designed to evaluate our wing's Commander's Support Staff and Emergency Operations Center, and
0 10/22
2008
Col. Jay Raymond, 21st Space Wing commander, answers questions from company grade officers at the wing's CGO call Oct. 7 at the Peterson AFB Club. (Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Jonathan Simmons) Leadership gives vector to company grade officers
"'What do I do now?' said the Lt." This is a sentiment that many new company grade officers are familiar with, either through personal experience or from looking around at the water cooler. On Oct. 7, looking around, looking up, looking back and looking inside took on a whole new meaning at the 21st Space Wing's CGO call. CGOs from all over the
0 10/20
2008
Default Air Force Logo Wingman Day Success Exemplifies “Airmen Helping Airmen”
Oct. 10, was our annual Wingman Day at the 21st Space Wing, and from the motivation and camaraderie I saw from our Knights, it was a rousing success. As I mentioned to you at the "Amazing Wingman Race," being a good Wingman is systematic to being a good Airman. To that end, since 2004 the Air Force has set aside a day to emphasize and reiterate our
0 10/14
2008
Year of Leadership Graphic Leadership, discipline: everyone’s responsibility
Recently, as I was heading to wing physical training, a young senior airman who I have known for some time pulled me aside and said, "See that girl over there?" He pointed to a female in PT gear and asked, "Shouldn't she have her shirt tucked in?". "Yep," I responded. "She should definitely have her shirt tucked in. What are you going to do about
0 10/14
2008
Default Air Force Logo Team Pete pays tribute to a fallen hero
Last week, Team Peterson had the distinct honor of paying a last tribute to one of our fallen brothers-in-arms and fellow Airmen, Maj. Rodolfo I. Rodriguez. Major Rodriguez was the commander of the Contingency Training Flight of the 86th Construction and Training Squadron out of Ramstein Air Base, Germany, and is survived by his wife Caryn, his
0 10/07
2008
Default Air Force Logo Commander highlights recent events
Recently, Chief Master Sgt. Tim Omdal and I had the distinct privilege of visiting the men of the 13th Air Support Operations Squadron (13th ASOS) at Fort Carson. The 13th ASOS is tasked with successfully integrating joint firepower and advanced weather technology in support of Army operations worldwide. The 13th ASOS includes a tactical air
0 10/01
2008
Default Air Force Logo 2008 Combined Federal Campaign ‘Faces of Changes’
For more than 47 years the Combined Federal Campaign has led the way as the world's largest and arguably the most successful annual workplace giving campaign. Each year, more than 350 CFC regional campaigns throughout the United States and internationally help to raise millions of dollars to benefit human health and welfare charities. The CFC sends
0 9/24
2008
Default Air Force Logo Never forget
This week, the 21st Space Wing reflected on the heroism of tens of thousands of Americans who endured the hardships of enemy confinement, and those whose fate, in time of war, remains unknown. Our wing hosted a series of week-long events including a reveille ceremony, candlelight vigil, an information booth, a retreat ceremony, a 24-hour run, and a
0 9/16
2008
Default Air Force Logo Commander highlights key points of commander's conference
To the 21st Space Wing Knights, after more than a year in command, I must say I am more impressed each day with your talent, discipline, dedication, and your faithful efforts towards producing effective results in our core mission areas: flawless missile warning, space operations, installation support and protection and developing and deploying
0 9/09
2008
Default Air Force Logo Armed Forces Voters’ Week
Armed Forces Voters' Week began on Aug. 31 and continues through Sept. 7, with the goal of getting service members, their families and Department of Defense civilians the absentee ballots required to participate in the upcoming election. While our political process is in full gear, it is important for our active duty and civilians to be aware of
0 9/04
2008
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