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Default Air Force Logo 21st SW executes flawless Guardian Challenge celebration
Last week members of the 21st Space Wing stood tall and showed why they're the best of the best. The week started off supporting the Air Force Space Command commander's conference followed by Guardian Challenge. Both events required months of planning and allowed both AFSPC and wing personnel to work together for two highly successful events. For
0 5/13
2008
Default Air Force Logo Peterson Airman goes above-and-beyond for deployed member
What does it mean to be an Airman? Or even be a wingman? Those at Peterson need only look at one individual: Senior Airman Cory Williams. I am currently deployed overseas in support of the Global War on Terror. But I have left my family and loved ones at home. One of those I left behind is my wife, Tech. Sgt. Jennifer James, who was on temporary
0 5/12
2008
Default Air Force Logo 21st SW hosts Guardian Challenge
This week, the 21st Space Wing hosts the formal portion of Guardian Challenge 2008 as teams and representatives from across Air Force Space Command join together May 8 at the base auditorium for the opening ceremonies. Guardian Challenge competitors from each of the command's seven space wings have already competed in a number of areas to determine
0 5/06
2008
Default Air Force Logo Winners announced at AFSPC awards banquet; Guardian Challenge begins
Last week, Gen C. Robert Kehler, commander of Air Force Space Command, hosted the AFSPC Outstanding Airmen of the Year awards banquet at the Peterson Club. Although all awards ceremonies are special, this was even more so as the absolute best in AFSPC gathered together to see who would be selected to represent our command at the Air Force's 12
0 4/29
2008
Airman 1st Class Matthew Dillon, Detachment 4, 21st Operations Group, receives his basic space specialty badge after giving Col. Jay Raymond, 21st Space Wing commander, a space professional certification briefing April 12. Colonel Raymond and Chief Master Sgt. Timothy Omdal, 21st SW command chief, visited the detachment, based at Moron Air Base, Spain, to get a first-hand look at how the unit contributes to U.S. Strategic Command’s space control mission of detecting, tracking and identifying all manmade deep-space objects. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Karen Ness) 21st SW leadership makes trip to Spain, U.K.
Last week, your command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Tim Omdal and I traveled across the Atlantic for site visits to three units that play a key role in the ability of the 21st Space Wing to execute its mission. These units included Detachment 4, 21st Operations Group, at Moron Air Base, Spain; Royal Air Force High Wycombe at Buckinghamshire, England;
0 4/21
2008
Default Air Force Logo Presidential election: ‘Dos’ and ‘Don’ts’ during election season
Don't let this happen to you! According to a Jan. 26, 2008 article in the Boston Globe, three federal employees are being investigated for unlawful political activities under the Hatch Act, which prohibits certain acts of politicking in the federal work place, after they allegedly forwarded a chain e-mail from their government e-mail accounts
0 4/18
2008
Default Air Force Logo Peterson wraps up LeMay visit; groundbreaking on new base housing begins
As many of you know, the Gen. Curtis E. LeMay Award evaluation team departed Peterson April 12 after a week-long evaluation of the 21st Services Squadron. To say the least, it was an outstanding visit as the five-member team received a first-hand look at the incredible services programs and personnel we have here. With their unmatched enthusiasm
0 4/15
2008
Default Air Force Logo 21st Space Wing makes trip to Capitol Hill
On April 1, your command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Tim Omdal and I participated in the annual Commander's Capitol Hill Visit Program in Washington, D.C. It was a great visit and one which we had been looking forward to for quite some time. The primary goal of this program is to improve and build upon the relationships we've already established with
0 4/07
2008
Default Air Force Logo Taking best care of our Airmen
Win today's fight. Take best care of our people. Prepare for tomorrow's challenges. These are the overarching priorities of our Air Force. Even while fighting a Global War on Terror and striving to find the ways and means to recapitalize our capabilities, we still make "taking care of our people" a top priority. I'm honored to be a member of such a
0 4/04
2008
Default Air Force Logo General Kehler returns to 21st SW for official visit
With all of the events that took place last week, I'd like to start off by saying "thank you" to every 21st Space Wing Knight in the Team Peterson community for their tremendous support throughout the entire week. Almost every event impacted each member of the wing in some way; whether it was the First Term Airman Center hand-off luncheon, Team
0 4/01
2008
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