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Holocaust Remembrance Day falls on April 15 and throughout the week of April 16-20; the Nellis Holocaust Remembrance Committee will show Holocaust themed movies in the base Chapel Annex. There will also be a memorial service in the Chapel Sanctuary on April 19 at 1 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend these events. Don't stand silent: Remembering Kristallnacht, 1938
In honor of the Peterson Holocaust Remembrance week from April 27 - May 4, the Holocaust committee will show themed movies, have book displays and a table display. A memorial service for those who perished in one of the world's worst human tragedies will be held May 1 in the base chapel. One of the events to be remembered, which led to the
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2008
Default Air Force Logo 14th AF Commander’s Conference and Annual Awards Ball
On March 21, your command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Tim Omdal, and I attended the 14th Air Force Commander's Conference and Annual Awards Ball at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Attending the conference was a great opportunity to provide Lt. Gen. William Shelton, 14th Air Force commander, with an update on 21st Space Wing activity over the past
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Base Aquatics Center celebrates grand opening
It was an honor and privilege March 14 to host the ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of the Peterson Aquatics Center. The ceremony really was a very important event for the base because of the tremendous quality of life improvement the facility offers to our Airmen and their families ... military and civilian alike. Given that one of
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Commander pays visit to Cavalier AFS
Last week, Chief Master Sgt. Tim Omdal and I had the distinct privilege of visiting the men and women of the 10th Space Warning Squadron, another one of our geographically separated units at Cavalier Air Force Station, N.D. Making the trip with us was Senior Airman Tyson Johnson from the 21st Civil Engineer Squadron. Airman Johnson, a distinguished
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Federal employees can take part in political activities, with some guidelines
The election season is now in high gear, and this has already been an exciting race among both the Republican and Democratic candidates. As we get out and show our support for the candidate of our choice, we must remember that there are specific laws and regulations governing what we, as federal employees, can and cannot do. The Hatch Act governs
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2008
THULE AIR BASE, Greenland -- Col. John Raymond, 21st Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Timothy Omdal, 21st SW command chief, along with Staff Sgt. Ava Dunn, 21st SW, visited Thule Air Base Feb. 28-29. In addition to visiting Airmen in their work centers at many sites on base, Colonel Raymond hosted a Commander's Call to discuss important topics with the Airmen at Thule. Thule Air Base is considered a globally-separated unit, and its parent wing is the 21st Space Wing located at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. Pictured from left to right are: Chief Master Sgt. Nathalie Swisher, 821st Air Base Group superintendent, Chief Omdal, Sergeant Dunn, Colonel Raymond, and Col. Lee-Volker Cox, 821st ABG commander. (U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Donald Heaton) Commander recaps visit to Thule, spouse’s town hall meeting
On Feb. 28, Chief Master Sgt. Timothy Omdal, your command chief, and I visited the 821st Air Base Group at Thule Air Base, Greenland. Accompanying us on our visit was Staff Sgt. Ava Dunn, Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of knowledge operations for the wing command section. It was Sergeant Dunn's first opportunity to travel to one of our
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Appearing in uniform in civilian court
You're sitting at a traffic light one day when a car blows through a red light in front of you and broadsides another car that was in the process of turning. The accident proves to be fatal, and you are the only witness. You receive a subpoena to testify downtown at the criminal trial of the driver who ran the red light. What should you do? And
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Team Pete breakfast, legislative visit, activities from last week
Last week, the 21st Space Wing hosted Team Peterson's fourth quarter awards breakfast at the Peterson Club. As with all awards ceremonies, it was extremely gratifying to see those individuals who have gone above and beyond in the performance of their duties receive the recognition they deserve. I extend my personal congratulations to every nominee
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Commander provides update on installation facilities, services
One of the key components of the 21st Space Wing's mission is to provide unsurpassed installation support and protection. As the Air Force Space Command nominee for the 2007 Curtis E. LeMay Award for services excellence and the winner of the Air Force Outstanding Civil Engineer Squadron (21st Civil Engineer Squadron), the 21st SW has definitely
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Commander comments on highlights of past week
The 21st Space Wing was privileged to host the Peterson National Prayer Breakfast Feb. 7. Just like the National Prayer Breakfast held each year in our nation's capital, the purpose of the base's local ceremony is to reaffirm our faith and dependence in the power of prayer. Regardless of our backgrounds, whether we practice different religions or
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2008
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