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Default Air Force Logo Comments on ‘AFSPC Year of Leadership’
Precision, reliability, high standards and accountability are all familiar terms heard more now than ever before. Re-embracing these ideals is the methodical approach we must take in order to reinvigorate our commitment to flawless mission accomplishment. Towards this end, Gen. C. Robert Kehler, commander of Air Force Space Command just announced
0 8/26
Default Air Force Logo This week in review
The weekend was far from quiet on base. Starting Aug. 15, the 21st Civil Engineer Squadron responded to a report of smoke at Bldg. 2, which turned out to be a brief electrical fire. The fire extinguished itself, but the Peterson fire department worked with CES's electricians, power production and heating, ventilation and air conditioning personnel
0 8/19
Default Air Force Logo Condor Crest to test wing's readiness
Beginning next week, the 21st Space Wing will conduct a very extensive, week-long Condor Crest Exercise. This exercise is designed to give us a snapshot on our readiness to conduct our critical space superiority, installation support and protection, and deployment mission. A critical aspect of this exercise is to test our recently overhauled
0 8/12
Default Air Force Logo New vice commander joins 21st Space Wing
I am proud to be serving with the finest professionals in the space business here at Peterson and pleased to be back in the Rockies. Of my 19 years in service, more than one third has been here in Colorado Springs, and my family and I are excited to reunite with friends and create new ones as I assume the role of your vice commander. Although I am
0 8/05
Default Air Force Logo Knights prepare for 'FERP'
In the past few months, the Knights of the 21st Space Wing have welcomed a number of Air Force Space Command and Air Force-level inspection teams while showcasing a superior level of installation support. On July 29, the Facilities Excellence Recognition Program, or FERP, began their visit of our facilities to evaluate how well we make the most of
0 7/29
Default Air Force Logo 7th SWS provides 'Flawless Missile Warning' capabilities
As many of you may know from a recent Department of Defense news release, a successful target tracking and radar exercise was completed last week. On July 18, Lt. Gen. Henry A. Obering, Missile Defense Agency director, announced the successful execution of a test during which a long-range ballistic missile was tracked by radars of the missile
0 7/22
The OPSEC Purple Dragon. (Courtesy graphic) Operations security and emergency management
Somewhere a terrorist is capable and has the intent to use chemical, biological, nuclear, radiological weapons and explosives. In order to deter, detect and defend we must think like the adversary in the prevention and preparation phase of emergency management. The EM Program cannot prevent terrorist use of CBRNE. The only measures indicated are in
0 7/21
Default Air Force Logo 21st CES firefighters respond to grass fire
A grass fire that burned five square miles just south of the Colorado Springs Airport July 11 sent our firefighters on a scurry to extinguish the blaze. Peterson firefighters assisted within minutes of initial notification to join three area fire department crews to extinguish the fire just outside of Peterson. The fire was moving toward sensitive
0 7/15
The OPSEC Purple Dragon. (Courtesy graphic) An OPSEC attitude - a winning attitude
Operation Security's desired effect is to influence the adversary's behavior and actions by protecting friendly operations and activities. What can we change to impact OPSEC here at home? Who is the real adversary? Is it intelligence collectors or is it an attitude? How do we affect the behavior of spies, electronic eavesdropping, open source
0 7/14
Default Air Force Logo Pikes Peak Lodge prepares for Innkeeper Award, upcoming events
Already selected as number one in Air Force Space Command, the 21st Services Squadron's Pikes Peak Lodge will now compete against other major commands for the Air Force Innkeeper Award. The Air Force Innkeeper Award program was created in 1981 and is managed by the Air Force Services Agency Lodging Branch. The award is presented annually to
0 7/08
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